Xbox Live Rewards members in Australia will be transitioned to a program called Microsoft Rewards, the company today confirmed. “Just like Xbox Live Rewards, you’ll earn rewards when you buy games, movies, and more for your Xbox, but soon you’ll

Three new Xbox 360 titles are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. The 360 titles — Darksiders, Darksiders II and Assassin’s Creed: Revelations — will now play on Xbox One, Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb today confirmed. Darksiders, Darksiders II and Assassin's Creed Revelations

Microsoft has confirmed April 2017’s Xbox Games With Gold titles, free to those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. In April, Microsoft is offering up a variety of titles, including an entry in Ubisoft’s long-running Assassin’s Creed franchise, the second

The Sydney Microsoft Store will soon launch the Xbox Academy, “a videogame-fueled educational establishment” that runs over school holidays in April this year. The program will launch in partnership with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE), and will offer three-hour workshops

Update 2: All’s not well. The Xbox Live service status page is now listing the following issues: Limited signing in; creating, managing, or recovering an account; search Limited buying items, redeeming codes, or downloading purchases We’ll update as we learn

Halo Wars 2 now supports chat-to-text transcription, Microsoft has advised. The feature works in both directions: Speech-to-text provides the ability to convert all player’s voice communications in the game chat into text, so the player using this feature can read

Project Scorpio is said to sport an internal power supply and support for 4K, 60fps Game DVR videos, according to new rumours. Windows Central‘s report suggests that Project Scorpio, like the Xbox One S, will feature an internal power supply.

PS4 titles like Uncharted 4 and The Last of Us: Remastered will soon be playable on PC via Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service. Sony took to the PlayStation Blog to announce that PlayStation Now — a subscription-based service available on PS4 and

On this episode of The GAP Luke Lawrie and Nathan Lawrence talk about the busy start to the year and catch up with a few things Nathan has been getting up to since last on. The games they’ve been playing

The American Microsoft Store now has a listing for Project Scorpio, the next evolution of the Xbox One. The page, here, says Project Scorpio is “the most powerful console ever with 6 teraflops of graphical processing power” and is “the

Microsoft has clarified its position on nudity in games after Conan Exiles developer Funcom essentially spoke for the company at GDC earlier in the week. Via a statement sent through Funcom, Microsoft addressed the developer’s statement that realistic, flopping penises simply weren’t

Target’s eBay store is having a huge sale on games and accessories. Best yet, if you spend $50 AUD or more in store, you’ll receive $20 AUD off your order. Use coupon code CDARKER at checkout to take advantage. Here

Xbox head Phil Spencer detailed Microsoft’s reasons for moving its E3 2017 press conference to Sunday night, Los Angeles time. Simply put, Microsoft wanted to open E3, rather than let publisher Bethesda do it with its newly-created press conference. “I

Microsoft today detailed the Xbox Live Creators Program, a scheme designed so anyone can “rapidly publish” Xbox Live-enabled games to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. “With the Creators Program, anyone can integrate Xbox Live sign-in, presence, and social features

A new FAQ, alongside social media, has answered a bunch of questions surrounding Microsoft’s new Xbox Game Pass subscription service. First, the scheme won’t be worldwide at launch. Instead, Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox Game Pass will be available in

Update: Microsoft Australia has confirmed the subscription will cost $10.95 AUD per month in Australia. Microsoft Australia also confirmed that the service will only be available on Xbox One, not PC as it had previously advised. We have updated the