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Newsbits: sales milestones edition
1 year ago

Newsbits: sales milestones edition

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While tough-as-nails sidescrollers tend to be for a niche crowd, Cuphead has quickly become the poster child for Xbox exclusive titles. This love letter to old games and older cartoons …
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Newsbits: E3 2018 Edition
1 year ago

Newsbits: E3 2018 Edition

To commemorate the biggest week in gaming and highlight some smaller announcements, we’ve resurrected our old newsbits format. We even pulled our classic header image out from storage and gave …
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Newsbits: Some Xbox One indie releases you may have missed
3 years ago

Newsbits: Some Xbox One indie releases you may have missed

While XBLA Fans were out preparing for PAX East, a bunch of indie games slipped onto Xbox One. Here’s a quick catch-up of what you may have missed.

Pang Adventures
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Newsbits: Q*bert, Pixel Piracy and The Solus Project hitting Xbox One in February
4 years ago

Newsbits: Q*bert, Pixel Piracy and The Solus Project hitting Xbox One in February

The ’80s arcade hit Q*bert is being revitalized on Xbox One. The Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition will include the original 2D classic and the re-imagined Rebooted version …
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Newsbits: Cobalt, Fortified and Layers of Fear hitting Xbox this February
4 years ago

Newsbits: Cobalt, Fortified and Layers of Fear hitting Xbox this February

February is shaping up to be a good month for Xbox One gamers. Cobalt from Oxeye Game Studios is set to release February 2 for $19.99 after a few delay …
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Newsbits: Cubot, Hyperdrive Massacre and ROBLOX hitting Xbox One this month
4 years ago

Newsbits: Cubot, Hyperdrive Massacre and ROBLOX hitting Xbox One this month

Microsoft ended 2015 with their “Greatest games lineup in History” and show no signs of slowing down with a smattering of indie games this January.

Puzzle-game Cubot hit the Xbox …
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Newsbits: Trial Trials and Gamerscore boosted
5 years ago

Newsbits: Trial Trials and Gamerscore boosted

  • Looks like trials are making a comeback on Xbox One. RedLynx’s Trials Fusion now has a “try it out” option listed on the Xbox One game store. XBLA …
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Newsbits: Everything Xbox One
6 years ago

Newsbits: Everything Xbox One

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  • Microsoft Studios vice president Phil Spencer stated you can expect the availability of the Xbox One to “feel a lot better than it did for 360,” in an …
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Newsbits: A free game, TV on XBLA? and more game updates!
7 years ago

Newsbits: A free game, TV on XBLA? and more game updates!

  • Doritos Crash Course 2 will be coming soon as a free-to-play game on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The game uses your Avatar to navigate through five new levels, …
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Newsbits: December 12, 2012
7 years ago

Newsbits: December 12, 2012

  • The Xbox Community Ambassadors program is expanding. Ambassadors are regular community members who provide community support in exchange for some cool gifts, the higher end of which includes XBLA games. Are you knowledgeable? Apply today.
  • The Verge reports that the ESPN Xbox Live app will be getting SmartGlass support some time this month.
  • PlayXBLA revealed one of the new gods in  Ascend: New Gods, the Titan. See a screenshot after the jump.
  • SmartGlass is now available for your iPhone or iPad–that is if you’re trendy lucky enough to have one. Pick it up here.
  • Xbox Live apps Rhapsody, Blip.TV, LOVEFiLM Deutschland, RTL XL, and TOU.TV recently launched in their respective regions, and the IGN app is now available in Canada. For full descriptions, hit the jump.
  • The Blinding of Isaac is coming to consoles. Super Meat Boy‘s Edmund McMillen announced the information via his blog earlier this month. No word yet if that includes the Xbox 360 and XBLA.
  • Happy Wars has been updated with additional weapons, including a mailbox and a winged staff. No word on whether these are free or microtransactional.

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