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Watch Major Nelson explain Twitch broadcasting on Xbox One

The imminent addition of Twitch broadcasting to the Xbox One has prompted preternaturally winsome Xbox spokesman Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb to narrate the above walkthrough of the service. Those familiar with Twitch broadcasting on the PlayStation 4 will notice that both services share a core...

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Civilization Revolution, Dungeon Defenders free on Xbox Live Gold in March

Xbox spokesperson Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has revealed the next two games to join the slate of free titles offered to Xbox Live Gold members: console strategy hit Civilization Revolution and co-op action-RPG Dungeon Defenders. Civilization Revolution will shed its standard $30 price point on...

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Final Xbox daily deal of the year discounts Call of Duty: Ghosts

With 2013 drawing to a close, it's time for one last Xbox 360 daily deal: A promotion that cuts between 25 and 40 percent from the price of Call of Duty: Ghosts, depending on your location. Here's how it works: Pay a visit the Xbox Live Marketplace's Games On Demand section on your Xbox 360,...

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Xbox kicks off Countdown to 2014 deals tomorrow

Microsoft is counting the days to 2014 with sales on a random assortment of digital Xbox 360 goodies, Major Nelson announced. Each day brings new, limited-time deals beginning tomorrow with discounts on the Games on Demand version of Borderlands 2 (75 percent off) and the game's collection of DLC....

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Xbox One does not require demos, devs to make that decision

The Xbox 360 featured a demo for every Xbox Live Arcade release. It had to, because Microsoft made that a mandate. For the Xbox One however, things have changed, and now developers decide whether or not they want to release a demo. "It is (and always has been) up to game developers to do demos...

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Xbox One controller and voice command tips from Major Nelson

Microsoft spokesman Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb walks players through the Xbox One control scheme, covering a few shortcuts and tips involving voice commands and the console's fancy new controller. One major update to the Xbox One is the controller's menu button – the one with the three...

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Report: Xbox One dashboard, download details leak after consoles ship early [update]

Twitter user @Moonlightswami has posted impressions on the Xbox One after claiming to receive his console early from Target, Engadget reports. Moonlight Swami claimed that in its current state, the Xbox One takes 17 seconds to reach its dashboard during boot up. A 500 MB update was allegedly...

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No Turtle Beach headsets or Xbox One Headset Adapter until 2014

According to a press release from audio accessory (and not reptile umbrella) manufacturer Turtle Beach, the company's XO FOUR and XO SEVEN headsets for Xbox One will not be available until the first quarter of 2014, due to the delay of Microsoft's Xbox One Headset Adapter. "Microsoft has...

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Xbox One friends app tour with Major Nelson, multiplayer Xbox Live details

On this day of discovery, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has uploaded a brief walkthrough of the Xbox One's friends app. With the ability for 1,000 friends and unlimited followers, this clip gives an idea of how you'll be keeping all of those friends and devoted fans of your Ryse: Son of Rome clips in...

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Carjackings overthrow duty as GTA5 takes top spot on Xbox Live

Grand Theft Auto 5 has beaten Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for the title of most-played game on Xbox 360, according to a recent blog post by Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson. Note that this doesn't necessarily mean more people are playing GTA Online, the multiplayer...

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