• Conan Exiles gets pets and taming update, new cosmetics in tow

    5 days ago - By Windows Central

    Ride that tiger.
    Conan Exiles is an addictive game which still suffers from some serious performance issues on Xbox One X and other platforms. However, that hasn't stopped it from becoming quite the sensation. Recently, Funcom announced that Conan Exiles is now the best-selling and fastest-selling game in the company's history.
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  • Deal: Woot Has The iRobot Roomba 650 Robotic Vacuum For $179 - October 2018

    Deal: Woot Has The iRobot Roomba 650 Robotic Vacuum For $179 - October 2018

    5 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Woot is currently selling the iRobot Roomba 650 Robot Vacuum for just $179. That's a pretty good price, even for a refurbished model. The new Roomba 650 goes for around $450, while refurbished ones still go for about $250 right now. So getting this at $179 is definitely a good deal right now. It's a pretty popular robot vacuum, getting over 450 reviews on Amazon with an average of 4.5 stars out of five. That's pretty good, and it means that this is a high-quality robot vacuum from iRobot.
    The Roomba 650 is a good, cheap robot vacuum to pick up. It still has all of the features you would...
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  • Oculus Rolls Out Rift Core 2.0 to All

    5 days ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Oculus released the Rift Core 2.0 update to all Rift owners exactly one year after announcing the overhauled software at Oculus Connect 4.
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  • Xbox One Adds Two New Backwards Compatible Gamse

    5 days ago - By GameSpot

    You can sneak past guards and stop convoluted global conspiracies on Xbox One now, with the addition of two more Metal Gear Solid games. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater have just been added to the platform's backwards compatibility list. They're available combined as part of the Metal Gear Solid HD Edition , originally released on Xbox 360, for $20 / £15. Metal Gear Solid 2 was the radical follow-up to the original, but divided fans at the time. Whereas its marketing focused heavily on the return of protagonist Solid Snake, some fans were...
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  • Xbox One System Update Adds New Avatars, Alexa Support, And More

    5 days ago - By GameSpot

    The Xbox One October update is rolling out today, offering a few new bells and whistles for the Microsoft console. The features in this update allow you to use more voice interactions, more easily watch HDR movies with streaming services, and personalize your Avatar. The Xbox Skill feature lets you interact with your Xbox using Alexa or Cortana devices , with a greater degree of precision than the previous Kinect voice commands. As an example, Microsoft says you can tell Alexa to "launch Forza Horizon 4" and in response the Xbox One will start up, sign you in, and launch the game, all...
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  • 10 Xbox One mouse and keyboard games we're dying to see

    10 Xbox One mouse and keyboard games we're dying to see

    5 days ago - By Windows Central

    Xbox One mouse and keyboard support could draw major franchises, while improving existing titles.
    Microsoft recently unveiled plans to roll out Xbox One mouse and keyboard support, offering the first everyday alternative to the standard controller. While offering a different way to play, Microsoft also hopes the feature will bring new games to the console that simply can't adapt to the controller. Further blurring the lines between systems, the feature could have a big impact on the future of Xbox.
    We've lined up 10 titles we're dying to see on Xbox One with support for mice and keyboards.
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  • Failed Fyre Festival founder foiled, forfeits six years

    Failed Fyre Festival founder foiled, forfeits six years

    5 days ago - By The Verge

    As the summer of grift has rolled on into a fraudster's fall filled with new schemes and financial chicanery that are seemingly revealed daily, one storyline has remained relatively consistent: the ongoing legal troubles of convicted Fyre Festival founder and confidence man Billy McFarland. Vice News reports that McFarland was sentenced to six years in prison with three years of supervised release today, and he was “ordered to forfeit $26,182,386, though it's unclear how much of that, if any, he currently has.”
    The sentence was handed down after McFarland pled guilty to a total of four...
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  • October 2018 Xbox Update rolling today with Alexa integration, new Avatars experience and more

    5 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft today announced the roll out of the October 2018 Xbox Update. This update comes with several new improvements like updated Avatars experience, Alexa integration, support for Dolby Vision video streaming and more. Read about them detail below. New Avatar experience: The new and improved Avatars aim to let players celebrate their own diversity within...
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  • Avatars, Dolby Vision, Alexa, oh my! October Xbox update is going public

    Avatars, Dolby Vision, Alexa, oh my! October Xbox update is going public

    5 days ago - By Windows Central

    The big October 2018 Xbox Update is finally rolling out to the public, bringing tons of new features.
    After many weeks of testing, the big October 2018 Xbox Update will be hitting the public very soon, adding tons of new features to your Xbox console.
    Some of the big headline features include Dolby Vision support for video playback, an all-new Xbox Avatars ecosystem, and Alexa and Cortana speaker support.
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  • October Xbox One Update Brings Back Avatars

    October Xbox One Update Brings Back Avatars

    5 days ago - By GameInformer

    Microsoft has revealed the contents of its October Xbox update today, and the news brings answers to a years-old mystery: Whatever happened to Microsoft's cartoony Avatars, anyway?
    The biggest addition of the October Xbox update is the return of Avatars, the customizable personas that players can create to represent them on their system. Based on the video, it appears Avatars have gotten a decent graphical makeover, and Microsoft says there are now more customization options to fine-tune your look. This includes a new Avatar Store, which will be updated monthly with new clothes and props...
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  • Microsoft is rolling out Xbox Avatars today

    Microsoft is rolling out Xbox Avatars today

    5 days ago - By Engadget

    Xbox is rolling out its October update today, which will bring a number of new features that that have been in testing until now. First, the Xbox skills for Cortana and Alexa are now available. Using the skills, you'll be able to turn your console on...
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  • Xbox One October Update Adds New Avatars and Alexa, Out Today

    5 days ago - By IGN

    Microsoft has released the Xbox One October update with additions to the system, including new Xbox Avatars and Xbox Skill features for interacting with Alexa and Cortana.
    Detailed last month during the Inside Xbox live stream , the new Avatars for Xbox One offer more customization than the original Avatars. They were designed to be more inclusive, expressive, and creative for users to help represent the Xbox community.
    The Avatar Editor features nearly unlimited skin color options, a wide range of body types, and in-depth facial details.
    A new Avatar Store will offer outfits, props, and...
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