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Xbox Games: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
NHL 15 Looks and Plays Great, But Is Missing...
NHL 15 on Xbox One looks and plays great, but leave something to be desired in the feature set. See our full review for more.
Full List of Xbox Games that Will Work on Xbox...
There are currently more than 400 Xbox games compatibile with the Xbox 360. This list shows every BC game available. Our receommended titles have been listed in bold.
10 Best Kinect Games
The Kinect had a great Holiday 2010 launch and a solid first year on the market, but what games stand out as the best heading into Holiday 2011? We have our picks right here.
The Top Xbox 360 Horror Genres
People like to be scared. We don't get the primal
What You Need to Know About Xbox Live Silver
If you don't want to pay for Xbox Live you aren't completely missing out. The free Xbox Live Silver service still has a lot to offer. Find out all about it right here.
10 Best Xbox 360 Racing Games
Just like the first Xbox, the Xbox 360 has a great lineup of racing games and a controller perfectly crafted for the genre. We list our picks for the Top 10 Xbox 360 Racing Games right here.
10 Xbox 360 and Kinect Games Your Kids Will Love
Finding games for kids that have the right balance of difficulty and fun factor can be a challenge. It is also important to find games that you can play with your kids either in co-op, light hearted competition, or by taking turns and passing the controller back and forth. We have put together our list of recommended kids games on the Xbox 360. We tried to avoid most licensed games because they are generally terrible, and wanted to focus just on good games for the whole family.
Understanding the Cost of Xbox Live
Microsoft has revealed the prices and packages that will be available for Xbox Live on the Xbox 360. Find out all of the details right here.
3 Ways to Never Pay Full Price for XBox Live...
One of the arguments the competition makes against the Xbox 360 is that their online services are free while Xbox Live Gold costs $50. Beyond the “Well, it costs money because it is better” counter-argument, you can also rub their face in the fact that you didn’t actually pay $50 for a year of Live. How, you ask? Find out all of the details on how to get Xbox Live for less right here.
How to Connect Your New XBOX 360 to a TV
A picture of the component / composite hybrid cable for Xbox 360. This is for the older model Xbox 360, and more than likely if you have a newer model system you'll just use HDMI.
Want to Boost Your Xbox 360 Gamescore? Play...
Addicted to achievements and improving your gamerscore? We have tips and tricks as well as some of the best games - and some to avoid - that will help your score.
Can Video Games Really Cause Motion Sickness?
Getting motion sickness while playing video games affects a lot of people, yet it seems almost like a taboo to talk about among gamers because you might not be seen as “hardcore” since you can’t play certain things. I’m here to change that. Gears of War makes me want to puke, and I want everyone to know! In this article, I share some of my personal experiences with what games make me sick, what game mechanics cause the problem, and what you can do if you also suffer from motion sickness.
10 Must-Play Strategy Games for the Xbox 360
Strategy games aren't a genre normally associated with consoles, but the Xbox 360 has had a number of great strategy games represented a few different styles. Real-time, turn-based, card based, and more are all present on the Xbox 360. Here are our picks for the Top 10 Xbox 360 Strategy Games.
5 Reasons You Should Buy an Xbox 360 (Not a PS3...
Deciding between an Xbox 360, PS3, or Nintendo Wii is a tough decision. We try to help you out with five reasons why Xbox 360 is great for the whole family.
Specs for the Microsoft Xbox 360
Hot off the presses directly from Microsoft, these are the official specs for the Xbox 360.
The Best Xbox 360 RPGS You Can Buy
The Xbox 360 has a solid mix of Western and Japanese-style RPGs (though it is definitely lighter on the JRPGs than the Wii or PS3) that will keep most fans satisfied. Our picks for the best RPGs on Xbox 360 are right here.
Easily Earn Free Microsoft Points for Big Rewards
Buying Microsoft Points cards can be expensive, but Microsoft actually has a couple of ways you can earn them for free. You won't get a lot, but a little of something is better than a lot of nothing. Our guide gives all the details here.
Is the Xbox 360 Backwards Compatible?
The Xbox 360 is backwards compatible with certain original Xbox games. The BC software hasn't been updated for a while, however, there are more than 400 games on the list you can play. Find out how right here.
Guitar Hero World Tour Full Song List
Activision has officially announced the full track list for Guitar Hero: World Tour. The game is scheduled to be on store shelves on October 26th. It is also noteworthy that this isn’t just a normal Guitar Hero game like we are used to. It will also include drums and vocals as well as a music studio to create your own songs. The instruments from Rock Band 2 will also be fully compatible as well. Rock on! Check out the full song list right here.
The Top 10 Games for Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 is nearly 8 years old now, which means it has tons of great games. Our picks for out ten absolute favorites are right here. If you don't already own any of the games on this list, we highly recommend them.
Everything You Need to Know Before Buying an...
When you are going to spend your hard earned cash on a new game console, it is usually a good idea to do your homework first so you know exactly what you are getting yourself into. We have a full buyer's guide for the Xbox 360 that should tell you everything you need to know.
Top 10 Best Sports Games on Xbox 360
Sports games give us the opportunity to do things we can't normally do or to take control of our favorite athletes to do things that might not happen in real life. Am I going to drive in the winning run for the Mariners in game 7 of the World Series? No. Are the Vikings going to win the Super Bowl anytime soon? Who knows. But sports games give us the opportunity to make these things come true. We list the best game for each sport right here in our list of the 10 Best Xbox 360 Sports Games.
Top 10 Shooters for Xbox 360
The showcase genre on the Xbox 360 is definitely the shooter genre. Whether third-person or first-person, shooters dominate the Xbox Live charts as well as the sales charts for months at a time. It isn't exactly a family friendly genre, however, as 9 of our picks are
Why Original Xbox Games Don't Work On the Xbox...
The Xbox 360 is capable of playing original Xbox games, but depending on the hard drive you have, it might not always work. We've investigated the issue and figured out the problem. See the details here.
What, Exactly, Is Xbox Live Gold?
There are two versions of Xbox Live on the Xbox 360. This FAQ has details on the Gold level of service.
The 10 Must Play, Can't Miss Xbox One Games Out...
Wondering what the ten best games on Xbox One are currently? Wonder no more, as we share our picks for the best of the best games to play on your shiny Xbox One.
Let Me Off The Hype Train, Destiny Is Shallow...
Destiny suffers from some key issues that mean it doesn't live up to the hype, but it is still an enjoyable shooter at its core. Our full XONE and X360 review has all of the details.
Top 10 Best On-Demand Xbox 360 Games
The Xbox 360 Games on Demand service isn't exactly popular due to the fact that most things are way too expensive, but it is still possible to find some titles that are worth downloading. We list our picks for the best Games on Demand titles here.
A List of the Features You Get on Xbox 360
Here are some of the features you can expect with the Xbox 360.
What Is Xbox Live?
Xbox Live is Microsoft's online service for the Xbox and Xbox 360. Find out what it is and what it does right here.
Scariest Games for the Xbox
Horror games give us the best scares from horror movies along with the feeling that we are (or at least think we are) in control of the situation. There are a lot of great horror games on the Xbox and these are our picks for the ten best.
Did You Know that You Can Watch DVDs on Xbox 360?
Just like the original Xbox, the 360 can play DVDs. Find out the details right here.
Top 10 Games for Kids to Play on Xbox
Here are our picks for the top ten Xbox games for kids.
The 10 Most Overlooked Games for the Xbox 360
There are a lot of great games out there that get overlooked for one reason or another. Whether it is because they are hard to find, got bad reviews, or just came out at a bad time of year, there are a lot of hidden gems out there that deserve to be played. Here is our list, in no particular order, of the ten best Xbox 360 games you probably haven't played.
Top Ten Fighting Games on Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 has a great lineup of fighters both at retail and digitally on Xbox Live Arcade. We have our picks for the ten best right here.
Top 10 Xbox 360 Action Games
The Action genre, so wonderfully vague in its description that anything from straight hack-and-slash to open world sandbox games can fit into it.
What Is The Xbox 360 Elite System?
Microsoft has announced a new version of the Xbox 360 system. What does the Elite have that the Pro and Arcade don't? Find out right here.
Need For Speed Underground 2's Soundtrack...
See the full soundtrack listing for Need For Seed Underground 2, including an exclusive song from Snoop Dogg, right here.
Best Xbox 360 Games By Genre
The Xbox 360 has a wide range of games covering every genre and interest level. We list our picks for the best the Xbox 360 has to offer in the following articles.
Fable: The Journey Review (X360 Kinect)
Microsoft takes another swing at a hardcore Kinect game with Fable: The Journey. The controls work fine, and the game definitely retains its Fable charm, but it somehow manages to be remarkably boring. Read our review for more.
Check Out Our Review to See Why Minecraft Is...
Minecraft comes to Xbox One bigger and better than ever (at least, for a console version). See our full review here.
Top 10 Best Local Multiplayer Games for Xbox 360
This list covers the best local multiplayer (not Xbox Live) games on the Xbox 360. Both competitive and co-op games are included.
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Dark Sector Review (X360)
On a console stuffed with shooters, a new entry in the genre has to do something special to really stand out. Dark Sector brings the heat with a bladed throwing weapon and ability progression that keeps you playing just to see what nifty stuff you’ll get to do next. For every great thing Dark Sector does, however, other aspects are decidedly average, which tempers whatever rush you get from slicing enemies up. Dark Sector is fun, but it can’t really stand up to the Xbox 360’s elite.
SNK vs Capcom: SVC Chaos
SVC Chaos is SNK's attempt at pitting the great SNK and Capcom characters against eachother. They almost pull it off, but a lot of little problems drag this one down. Stick with Capcom vs. SNK 2 if you really want to get your groove on with some of the greatest fighters in history. Read our full review for more. Page 2.
Top 10 Best Xbox Live Arcade Games
The Xbox Live Arcade is one of the best features of the Xbox 360. Lets take a look at some of the best games available for download right now.
GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Review (X360)
Remaking a classic is no easy feat, but Activision and Eurocom not only captured the feel of the classic James Bond game GoldenEye, but brought it up to date with a few tweaks to the story and gameplay. Our full review has all of the details.
Hitman: Blood Money Review (X360)
Eidos is on a roll this year. First they brought the Tomb Raider franchise back from the dead and now Hitman gets a much needed facelift. Blood Money has all of the things that made the Hitman series great to begin with but makes everything more accessible, gives you a lot more to do, and coats everything with a very nice looking layer of graphical goodness. The beauty of it all is that you can play however you want, so stealth and action fans alike will find a lot to love here.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review (X360)
Konami's soccer series has made significant strides in recent years. In Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 good enough to take the soccer crown from EA's FIFA series? Find out in our full review.
The 10 Absolute Worst Games for Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 has been out for 3 years now, and while there have been a lot of great games released, the 360 has seen its fair share of bad games as well.
What Is Xbox 360 Games On Demand?
A great feature of the Xbox 360 is that you can purchase full digital version Xbox 360 and original Xbox games on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The only problem is that the prices are usually higher - in some cases much higher - than you would pay for the same game on eBay or at GameStop. How do you know which Games on Demand are worth buying, and which ones to skip? We have tips on which games to buy, as well as answers to any other Games on Demand questions you might have, right here.
Everything You Need To Know Before Buying an...
If you're considering buying an Xbox One, our full buyer's guide has answers to all of your questions.
The Featured Soundtrack of Need for Speed Carbon
See the full soundtrack listing for 2006's Need for Speed: Carbon.
How to Not Get Yourself Banned From Xbox Live
Xbox Live's code of conduct is pretty clear - don't be a jerk to people and don't do illegal stuff - but people end up getting banned all the time anyway. It isn't hard to avoid a ban, people. Find out here.
What is a Gamerscore?
Achievements and the associated points that make up your gamerscore are some of the coolest things that make the Xbox 360 special. Click here for all of the details.
WWE Network Coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One
WWE's announcement of the WWE Network is huge news for wrestling fans, and Xbox owners will be able to experience everything as soon as it launches. We have more details here.
Microsoft Xbox 360 Console Pics
The glowing green X is an instantly recognizable symbol of the Xbox, so it is no surprise that Microsoft
How To Transfer Data To A New Xbox 360 Hard Drive
Whether you buy a new Xbox 360 system or just a bigger hard drive, you'll need to transfer your data from the old HDD to the new HDD. Our FAQ tells you exactly how it works.
Tips and Tricks for Minecraft XBLA
PC players have been addicted to Minecraft for a couple of years now, but new players starting out on Xbox Live Arcade probably have a lot of questions. We do our best to address common questions and problems new Minecraft players have right here.
Top 10 Indie Games for Xbox 360
The Indie Games (formerly Community Games) section of the Xbox Live Marketplace is overshadowed by the XBLA and rest of Xbox Live, but it has some really great games that you can get for dirt-cheap. We share our picks for the ten best Xbox 360 Indie Games right here. We looked for good gameplay, obviously, but slick graphics and good music and sound also had a big impact on our choices.
How To Produce Videogame Videos For YouTube
Uploading your videogame hijinks is all the rage on YouTube these days and it is actually easier to do than you'd think. We tell you what hardware you need and offer some other tips here.
Xbox 360 Gift Guide
Choosing the right gift for the gamer(s) in your life can be difficult, but with our Xbox 360 Gift Guide, it should be a snap! We’ve listed the absolute best Xbox 360 games in each genre (racing, shooters, action, sports, etc.) so you can be sure to grab the best of the best as well as a list of the best peripherals (controllers, guitars, steering wheels) for those hard to shop for gamers.
Unannounced Xbox 360 Games We Desperately Want
Everyone has a list of dream games they hope will someday be announced and released. Here is our list of most wanted Xbox 360 titles we wish would come out, but likely aren't even in the works yet.
Top 8 Best Star Wars Games on the Xbox
There have been a lot of Star Wars games created over the years and the Xbox has seen more than its fair share of them. This is a list of the eight best Star Wars games on the Xbox.
What is Xbox?
Just what is this fancy Xbox thing everyone is talking about? Find out what it is, what makes it so great, where to buy it, and more in this article.
Fable Anniversary Review (X360)
Celebrate the (almost) ten-year anniversary of the original Fable with Fable Anniversary for Xbox 360. This HD remake of the classic Fable cleans up the
Top 100 Xbox 360 Games
The Xbox 360 has been out for more than four years and has seen hundreds of games released for it in that time. We've played most of those games (90% or so), and like to think that we have a pretty good idea of what games are good, bad, or in between. We're just focused on the good stuff for this feature, though. We now present our Top 100 Xbox 360 Games.
Mount Your Friends Review (Xbox Indie Games)
The surprise hit of the Xbox Live Indie Games section just might make you a bit uncomfortable, but you'll have a blast playing it. See our full review of Mount Your Friends here.
Xbox Live Etiquette Tips
People on Xbox Live don't always behave themselves. Whether this is simply because they're ignorant of how they should be acting, or they're actually just jerks is up to debate. Perhaps if everyone read this guide on Xbox Live Etiquette we could all learn to get along better.
A Simple Fix For Many Xbox One Software Problems
Solve software issues (like games or apps crashing or not loading at all) on Xbox One with a full system reboot. We tell you how right here.
Watch Hulu, YouTube, and More on Xbox 360 With...
Before Microsoft released official apps for streaming video services, we had to use third party programs like PlayOn to stream video to the Xbox 360. It isn't really relevant anymore (though it does still work), but you can learn all about how PlayOn worked on Xbox 360 right here.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review (X360)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a faithful update of the oldchool PC original that brings a new twist to strategy games on Xbox 360. We liked it a lot. Find out all of the details in our review here.
Dead Rising Save System Explained
The save system in the Dead Rising series has delighted some people while bewildering others. It isn't exactly obvious how it is all supposed to work, but our guide should help.
The Soundtrack for Need for Speed Most Wanted...
EA has finally revealed the track listing for the Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005) soundtrack. See the full song list here.
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Guitar Controller...
With a new mainline release of Guitar Hero comes a new plastic guitar to play with. We have always preferred the Guitar Hero guitars over the Rock Band guitars, so it is something to look forward to every year when we get to add a new plastic axe to the collection. For Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, the guitar got a major redesign to allow for more user customization, but it comes at the cost of some functionality. It is still a decent guitar, but far from our favorite.
Tony Hawk's Project 8 Soundtrack List
Activision has revealed the full soundtrack listing for Tony Hawk's Project 8. See the full track list here.
Xbox 360 Video Marketplace FAQ
A great feature of the Xbox 360 is that you can download movies and TV shows to your hard drive. It is simple, fairly painless, and a great way to watch movies and TV shows. And many are even available in high-definition. Find out all of the details right here.
No Foolin', We Can't Stop Playing PvZ Garden...
How has Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare held up in the 6-months since it launched? Pretty well, actually. See our update on the best online multiplayer game around right here.
Essential Tips For Being the Best PVZ Garden...
We share our tricks and tips on how to be a better Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare player right here.
Full Soundtrack for Tony Hawk's American...
Activision has revealed the full song list for the Tony Hawk's American Wasteland soundtrack and it looks like another classic. Find out all of the details right here.
Top 10 Xbox Driving Games
Here is our list of the must-have driving games on Xbox.
Top 10 Best Co-Op Games for Xbox
Co-op is hands down the best way to play games and the Xbox has a ton of games both on and offline that let you work cooperatively with your friends. Here are our picks for the ten best co-op games on Xbox.
Tips and Tricks for New Xbox 360 Owners
If you have just bought your first Xbox 360 system, there are some things you need to know. These tips and tricks will help you extend the life of your system as well as get the most enjoyment out of it as possible.
"Mass Effect: Paragon Lost" Anime Review
As amazing as it sounds, there is actually something more awful and insulting in the Mass Effect universe
Microsoft's Privacy Policies for Xbox One and...
With the new Kinect required to be connected to your always online Xbox One system, there has been some worry about what information Microsoft might be recording. Microsoft has cleared up its policies (basically, don't worry) and we have our analysis of it all here.
Fanatec Forza Motorsport CSR Wheel and Elite...
If you're serious about racing videogames - really serious - there is no better wheel for Xbox 360 than the Fanatec CSR Wheel. It, along with pedals and a shifter set for the full experience, is pretty expensive, but definitely worth it for race fans.
What Are Microsoft Points?
Microsoft Points are the currency of the Xbox Live Marketplace. Find out all of the details right here.
UFC Personal Trainer Review (X360, Kinect)
Yet another Kinect exercise game to add to the growing pile. But wait, what's this? It is actually good? And not just good for die-hard UFC fans, either. UFC Personal Trainer is actually a really smart and effective exercise program for everyone. We have all of the details right here.
What You Really Want to Know About Batman:...
The GOTY Edition of Batman: Arkham City is a lot of things. It is a great package of DLC for a great game. And it has the worst box art we've seen in a long time. It is definitely worth buying, just avert your eyes from the cover lest you go blind. We have all of the info you need right here.
Xbox 360 Xbox Live Details
Xbox Live on Xbox 360 is something special and we have all of the official details straight from Microsoft right here.
The PS4 Is More Powerful Than The Xbox One, And...
The PS4 has more power under the hood than the Xbox One, but it might not matter as much as some gamers want to think. We take a look at the issue here.
Nyko Zoom for Kinect Review (X360 Kinect)
The biggest complaint about Kinect is that you have to have so much room in your house to use it. Nyko has come up with a solution in the form of lenses that snap onto Kinect and make it zoom in on you. Does it work? We have all of the details right here.
Guide to "Ultimate", "GOTY", and "Complete"...
Seeing multiple versions of the game games on shelves can be confusing, so we take a look at the best (and a few of the worst) re-releases of popular games and tell you which ones are worth a look.
Kinect Sports Season Two Review (X360 Kinect)
Kinect Sports was a killer-app for Kinect at launch, so expectations are high for the follow-up. Prepare for ... disappointment. We really didn't love it. It isn't awful or anything, but it lacks that special gameplay hook that keeps you coming back. Find out all of the details here.
What is the Xbox 360 Core System?
Find out details of the Xbox 360 Core system right here.
E3 2013 Microsoft Xbox 360 and Xbox One Press...
Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference was all about the games, and they really impressed with big name exclusives and some real surprises. We have our notes from the conference right here.
NFL Blitz Review (XBLA)
EA Sports brought NBA Jam back in a big way and is looking to do the same with another classic Midway sports franchise, NFL Blitz. We have all of the details on EA's NFL Blitz for 2012 right here.
What If ... There Was A Microsoft All-Stars...
Nintendo's Smash Bros. series has always been a fan favorite and now Sony is getting into the act with its own mascot character fighting game. It got us thinking - who would we like to see in a Microsoft-themed all-star fighting game?
Halo 3 Review (X360)
Halo 3 is the best Halo yet and one of the best games available on the Xbox 360. Every single aspect of the game is polished to near-perfection from the presentation to the campaign to the multiplayer, Halo 3 does everything amazingly well and adds in a bunch of new bells and whistles to really put it all over the top. And above all else, Halo 3 is one of the absolute best values in the industry. You will be playing this for months and likely years to come. Find out all about it right here.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Review (X360)
Blazing Angels is an arcade-style flight combat game that mixes intense dogfighting with easy to learn controls to create something that is at the same time better and worse than the other WWII flight games out there. Better because it is so easy to pick up and play, but worse because of bad AI and overpowered wingmen. It can be fun for a while, but we should expect more out of our $60 Xbox 360 games so Blazing Angels is a rental at best.
Xbox One FAQ
Now that the Xbox One has been officially announced, we try to cover any of the most common and most important questions about the system.
Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII...
While the WWII FPS genre is rapidly cooling down, the WWII flight combat genre is just as tepid as ever. At least with the flight combat games we only have one company taking on World War II instead of dozens. Just what has Ubisoft learned in the year and a half since the first Blazing Angels hit the Xbox 360? A lot, it seems. Blazing Angels 2 is a definite improvement over the first game in just about every area, but it is still too easy for its own good.
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing Review (X360)
We weren't fans of the last Rapala game, Rapala Fishing Frenzy 2009, but we were hopeful that the new Rapala Pro Bass Fishing would somehow be good. Activision's hunting games have greatly improved the last couple of years, after all, so we hoped that trend would carry over to fishing as well. The good news is that it is much better than Fishing Frenzy 2009. The bad news is that it still isn't very good, and not even a specialized fishing pole motion controller can save it.
Answers for Questions About Netflix Streaming...
The Xbox 360 is a great choice for streaming movies and TV shows from Netflix in full HD. Find out all of the details here.
Kinect Buyer's Guide
Motion gaming is all the rage thanks to the Nintendo Wii, and now Microsoft is throwing it's hat into the motion-controlled ring with Kinect for Xbox 360. We have information on everything you need to know about Kinect here in our Kinect Buyer's Guide.
Xbox 360 Breakdown and Repair FAQ - RRoD, E74
We all know at this point that the Xbox 360 isn’t the most reliable game system ever (though, lets be honest here, the PS3 and Wii have also proven to break down more often than previous gen systems as well …), but all is not lost. Microsoft has a great warranty in place to fix your system if (when) it does break, and with a few helpful tips you can extend the life of your system as long as possible. We cover everything you need to know about Xbox 360 breakdowns and repairs right here.
The Precipitous Fall of Amazon's Trade-In Service
Amazon's trade-in service has been a huge hit over the last few years, but a string of recent changes have left the service a shell of its former self. We loved it 2 1/2 years ago, but in 2013 things aren't so hot
Madden 15 is a Revolution on XONE, Evolution on...
EA's second attempt at football on Xbox One is a lot better than the first. We take a look at Madden NFL 15 for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 here in our full review.
Xbox 360 Slim System FAQ
Microsoft surprised everyone at its E3 2010 media briefing by announcing that not only was a redesigned Xbox 360 system in the works, but it would be available in stores that same week. We finally got our hands on one, and have all the details on the Xbox 360 Slim right here.
An Xbox Live Survival Guide for Female Gamers
We all know that Xbox Live can be a scary place, but just imagine how different and downright disgusting it can be through the eyes of the fairer sex. Female gamers get singled out and harassed simply because they are girls trying to join the boys club that is Xbox Live, and that just isn’t fair. So we present to you now an article inspired by a reader e-mail (thanks Penny!) – The Xbox Live Survival Guide for Gals.
Xbox Live FIFA 12 Hack Explained
Reports of Xbox Live Accounts being hacked, usually associated with FIFA 12, have been going on for months now. We take a look at what is going on, why it is happening, and how you can protect yourself.
Xbox 360 Demos Available on the Xbox Live...
Another great feature of the Xbox 360 is that you can download game demos to your hard drive through the Xbox Live Marketplace to see if you like the game before you buy it. Here is the full list of game demos available right now.
Top Ten Xbox 360 Games of 2013
We share our picks for the ten best Xbox 360 games of 2013 right here. Most of the big names are present, but there are a few surprises as well.
Xbox 360 Peripherals
Microsoft is rolling out a nice line of peripherals for the Xbox 360 including wired and wireless controllers, a camera, and a universal remote control. Find out all the details right here.
Xbox 360 Hardware Impressions
Find out details about the Xbox 360 hardware and what all you can do in the dashboard right here.
Top 10 Worst Xbox Games
The Xbox has a lot of great games, but there are some pretty horrible ones out there as well. These are some of the worst of the worst.
What Are Achievements?
Achievements are special awards you get for meeting certain conditions in the Xbxo 360 games you play. Find out all about them right here.
Minecraft Review (XBLA)
PC players have been addicted to Minecraft for the last couple of years, and now it is console gamers turn to see what the fuss is about with the Xbox Live Arcade version of the game. Find out all of the details right here.
Band Hero Song List
Band Hero is a more pop and mainstream rock focused game than the Guitar Hero series has been. That is a bad thing if you like hard rock and metal, but probably a good thing for everyone else in your life. This is an accessible game that will be fun for the whole family. See the full 65 song tracklist right here.
Kinect Sports Review (X360)
Every new piece of hardware needs a killer app - a piece of software that everyone who buys the hardware need to buy with it. For Kinect, it is Kinect Sports. This game is fun! Find out all of the details in our full review.
The Beatles: Rock Band Song List
The big daddy music game for 2009 is definitely The Beatles: Rock Band. It is going to attract a much wider audience than any music game that has come before, and that is a good thing. With 45 songs on-disc and many more coming as DLC, fans of The Beatles will be very happy. We have the full song list right here.
Xbox One Controller and Kinect Bring Improvements
Microsoft has revealed some of the changes and improvements coming to the controller and Kinect for Xbox One. Controlling your games has never worked this well.
Spoiler Filled Mass Effect 3 Ending Article of...
Invested 100+ hours into the Mass Effect franchise only to be disappointed with the unsatisfying ending of Mass Effect 3? You aren't alone. We talk about it here.
Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is the best game on Xbox. Great RPG gameplay with lightsabers just never gets old, and KOTOR offers all that and a lot more.
The Gunstringer Review (X360 Kinect)
Kinect finally has a killer app that isn't a dancing or sports game. The Gunstringer is the best game on Kinect yet. Find out all of the details here in our full review.
NFL Head Coach Review (Xbox)
Who would have thought that a coaching simulator would be the next big thing in sports. Europe has been going crazy over this type of game for years and now EA has finally come up with one for the US. NFL Head Coach takes the franchise mode from Madden but kicks it up a few notches so you have an insane level of control over every aspect of your team. You only get to sit back and watch the on-field action, however, which proves to be another weak point of an interesting, but flawed, game.
Killer Instinct Is Reborn And Better Than Ever
Microsoft and developer Double Helix have brought Killer Instinct back from the dead and it is actually not just good, but great! See our full review here.
How Can I Customize My Xbox 360?
You can change the look of the Xbox 360 to match your own style in a few different ways. Find out how here.
Kinectimals: Now With Bears Review (X360 Kinect)
Kinectimals was awesome. Kinectimals with bears? Still awesome. Not as awesome as cats, but still awesome. Find out all of the details here.
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Review...
Close out the Final Fantasy XIII saga by playing dress-up with Lightning for 40 hours!  That sounds pretty good, right?  No, seriously, I love Lightning.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review (X360)
This year's Tiger Woods PGA Tour isn't just the same game with a 13 instead of a 12 on the box. It is full of new gameplay controls, new features and modes, and even a Kinect mode. Find out all of the details right here.
Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel Review (X360)
Hardcore gamers have laughed at motion controls even as the Wii and now Kinect is selling like gangbusters, so it is no surprise that most gamers see the Wireless Speed Wheel - Microsoft's version of Wii-style motion controls for racing games - and ignore it. Casual gamers, though, will absolutely love it. The Wireless Speed Wheel works great, feels good, and is worth a look.
Gamester Race Pac Review (Xbox, PS2)
One of the main problems with current racing wheels is that it is hard to find a way to position things so that you are comfortable and the pedals aren’t sliding all over the place. The Gamester Race Pac set from Radica solves these problems by providing you with a seat, wheel, and pedals that are all connected to each other. It is Xbox/PS2 only, but still a worthwhile purchase for last-gen racers.
\$99 Xbox 360 With Subscription FAQ
Microsoft is offering a $99 Xbox 360 - but there is a catch. Find out all of the details here in our FAQ.
Halo 4 Review (X360)
Microsoft and 343 Industries take over development of the Halo series from Bungie and don't miss a beat. Halo 4 is the same great Halo we all know, just turned up to 11. Our full Halo 4 has all of the details.
Microsoft's 5 Great Successes and 5 Epic...
We take a look at the Xbox 360's long life up to this point and reveal our picks for the 5 best and 5 worst things that Microsoft brought to the table this generation.
Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility Update - Don't...
Xbox Backward Compatibility on Xbox 360 never really panned out the way everyone wanted. Even today the best advice for playing OG Xbox games to just hang on to your old system, because BC on the Xbox 360 isn't so hot. See all of the details here.
Rock Band 2 Track List
Here is the full track list of the songs that will ship on the disc for Rock Band 2 along with a couple of tasty tidbits of news.
True Crime: Streets of New York Song List
Activision announced today the official track listing for True Crime: Streets of New York. Find out all of the details right here.
Commander Shepard 007 in: You Only Swap Twice
Play through Mass Effect 3 with only 2 disc swaps on Xbox 360 with the help of this handy guide.
Disney Infinity Review (X360)
Combine the addictive toy collecting of Skylanders with the Disney name, and you have a potential mega success on your hands. Disney Infinity is just that game, and it is exactly what you'd expect. Our review has all of the details.
Guitar Hero: Metallica Full Song List
The biggest, baddest, best plastic instrument music game is finally out and we have the full track listing for Guitar Hero: Metallica right here.
Forza Horizon Review (X360)
The Forza series spin off created by Playground Games turned out pretty darn well. Forza Horizon is one of the best open world racers of the generation and a fine addition to your collection if you are a race fan.
What is the Xbox Live Marketplace?
One of the best new features of the Xbox 360 is the Xbox Live Marketplace. Find out all of the details right here.
Mad Catz MC2 360 Wheel Review (X360)
Mad Catz has brought their MC2 wheel to the Xbox 360 and the result is just as good as the MC2 Universal wheel I reviewed back in 2004. It is looking like the Xbox 360 is going to be the king of racing games just like the Xbox was last gen and it is absolutely worth it to have a steering wheel if you are serious about racing. The MC2 360 performs great, is comfortable to use, and won’t put too big of a dent in your wallet. What more could you ask for?
You Won't Believe How Fun Oldschool, Three-Clic...
The hidden gem of the Xbox One launch is the arcade golf game, Powerstar Golf. It hearkens back to oldschool arcade-style golf, and is a ton of fun to play. See our review for more.
Skylanders: Swap Force Review (X360)
Activision's third Skylanders game is the best one yet by a pretty wide margin. See all of the details here in our Skylanders: Swap Force review.
31 Days or Horror Archives
Our monthlong feature in October covers the best currently released and upcoming horror-themed games for the Xbox and Xbox 360. In this archive you will find links to each of the 31 blog posts.
What is the Xbox Live Arcade?
The Xbox Live Arcade is a special feature of the Xbox 360 that allows you to download games to your Xbox 360. Find out all of the details here.
Power Gig: Rise of the SixString Guitar...
Rock Band 3 is getting all of the attention, but there is already a videogame on the market that works with a real six string guitar in Power Gig: Rise of the SixString. We take a look at the SixString guitar controller in this hardware review.
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