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Foxtel Play Lands On Xbox One

In a bid to round out its suite of apps on TVs, smartphones and gaming consoles, Foxtel has thrown Xbox One users a bone and released a version of its Foxtel Play app compatible with Microsoft’s next-gen gaming monolith.


You Can Now Record Xbox One Gameplay Clips With SmartGlass

Fair play to Microsoft, which has been constantly dropping updates for the Xbox One and its associated apps since launch. Today is the turn of the SmartGlass second screen app, which now allows gameplay clips to be recorded directly from the mobile application.


Standalone Kinect For Xbox One Coming In October

Not long ago, Microsoft took the Kinect out of some of its Xbox One bundles, dropping the price of the console to $499 (in Australia) and giving devs extra power to play with. If you got one of those and want to add a Kinect later, you’ll be able to in October for $169.95 (Australian RRP).


Microsoft DeLorean Kills Streaming Game Lag By Predicting Your Next Move

Streaming video games could be so clutch, if it wasn’t for maddening lag time. Microsoft researchers have a solution in DeLorean, a “speculative execution system” that predicts what you’ll do next and shows you the most likely result — before you’ve even mashed a single button.


The Xbox One's Official Reddit App Lets You Upvote With Your Voice

Love Reddit? Love your XBOX One? This is your lucky day. Microsoft is launching ReddX, a dedicated Reddit app for the XBOX one, which will allow users to submit their own links and upvote and downvote content by — you guessed it — just screaming at your TV (Kinect required).


The Xbox One Media Player Is Gonna Be Great For Watching Torrents

Microsoft announced its plans for a new standalone media player on Xbox One earlier this week — and it turns out that it will be perfect for watching torrents.


Here's The First Trailer For That Halo TV Series

Remember when Microsoft said it was doing a Halo TV series? Nuts, right? Well now, even though Xbox Entertainment has been shuttered, live-action Halo lives on, and this is the first look.


Microsoft Culls 18,000 Staff: Does This Spell The End Of Its Devices?

The pain, it seems, is not over for former Nokia workers as their new employer, Microsoft, prepares to cut its workforce by a massive 18,000. Although Microsoft has not announced where all of these cuts will come from, but 12,500 are expected to be from the newly acquired Nokia mobile business which added an extra 25,000 staff this year to swell Microsoft’s staff numbers to 127,000.


Microsoft Is Already Quitting The Movie And TV Business

As Microsoft sheds employees, it’s also shedding aspirations to produce original content: Xbox Entertainment Studios is shutting down. Xbox chief Phil Spencer released the news today on the heels of Microsoft’s announcement that it will lay off 18,000 employees.


Watch The Best Game Trailers From E3 This Year

E3 2014 had some huge moments for any avid gamer. There was a pervasive ‘sequel’ theme in the biggest announcements — existing franchises getting a reboot, or a next-gen upgrade, or some new story — but some experimental titles also caught our attention. The next year in gaming looks to be pretty action-packed.