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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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Top Xbox 360 Horror Genres
People like to be scared. We don't get the primal
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.
Specs for the Microsoft Xbox 360
Hot off the presses directly from Microsoft, these are the official specs for the Xbox 360.
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.
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.
Top 10 Games for Kids to Play on Xbox
Here are our picks for the top ten Xbox games for kids.
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.
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.
Earn Free Xbox Cash In Lots of Easy Ways
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our Picks for the Best Xbox 360 Games in Each...
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.
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.
Complete Guide to Using an External Hard Drive...
Using an external USB hard drive with your Xbox One is easy to do and offers benefits besides just more storage. See our full guide for more.
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.
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 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.
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.
A List of the Features You Get on Xbox 360
Here are some of the features you can expect with the Xbox 360.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WWE Network Xbox 360 and Xbox One Info
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.
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 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.
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.
Holiday 2014 Gift Guide - Everything You Need...
If you're considering buying an Xbox One, our full buyer's guide has answers to all of your questions.
What is a Gamerscore on X360 and XONE?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions About Xbox One
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.
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.
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.
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris XONE Review
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is an isometric view puzzle / platforming game with light combat. It was built for co-op and is a blast with friends. See our review.
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.
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.
What Were Microsoft Points (And Boy Am I Glad...
Microsoft Points are the currency of the Xbox Live Marketplace. Find out all of the details right here.
Microsoft Xbox 360 Console Pics
Here is the Xbox 360 in all of its glory. The rumored design details that the system would use wireless
Top 10 Xbox Driving Games
Here is our list of the must-have driving games on Xbox.
Karaoke Revolution Xbox Song List Revealed
See the full track listing for Karaoke Revolution on the original Xbox 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.
What is the Xbox 360 Core System?
Find out details of the Xbox 360 Core system right here.
\$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Xbox.About.com's Picks for The 10 Best Games on...
We share our picks for the best games that appeared on Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014 right here.
How Not To Be A Jerk On Xbox Live
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Crew XONE Review - Race Across the USA In a...
New racing game The Crew has some bright spots, but is mostly a letdown. See our full review for more.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How To Store and Maintain Your Game Systems
Setting up your new game console in the right place can mean the difference between years of gaming or constant breakdowns. New game systems such as the Xbox 360 and PS3 produce a lot of heat, and heat and electronics don’t mix particularly well. Here are some tips on how to keep your game system running smooth in the long term.
The Best Multiplayer Shooter on Xbox One Is PVZ...
EA and PopCap turn Plants vs. Zombies into a third-person-shooter in Garden Warfare with mostly successful results. Our review has more.
What Family Settings Does The Xbox 360 Offer?
As kids get older, you might not always be able to monitor what they are playing and for how long. A guide to the parental control features of the Xbox 360.
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.
Top 6 Xbox 360 Music/Rhythm Games
The music/rhythm genre bubble burst in 2010. There were just too darn many of them too fast and they were all the same. The genre needed a break. 2011 saw the release of only one new music game (Rocksmith) but at least it was a little different. With all that said, we present our picks for the Top 6 Music / Rhythm Games on Xbox 360.
Adventure Time: SotNK X360 Review - This...
The latest Adventure Time is actually a pretty solid Zelda clone. Our full review of AT: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom has more.
Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders HD...
Konami has made a lot of Xbox fans very happy today with the announcement that Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders are coming to Xbox 360 in new HD collections. We have all of the details right here.
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.
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?
Geometry Wars 3 XONE Review
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is an awesome combination of old and new that series fans will love. See our review for more.
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.
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.
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.
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Review (X360)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures is a surprisingly solid 3D platformer based on the kids CG animated TV show of the same name. We have all of the details here.
What Is The Xbox 360?
Just what is this Xbox 360 people are talking about? Find the answer 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.
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.
Monopoly On Xbox One Is Worth A Look
The Monopoly Family Fun Pack on Xbox One packs classic Monopoly along with the new Monopoly Deal card game. See our review to see how everything shakes out here.
Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Info
We aren't living in the stone age anymore, so dump that wired broadband connection and connect your Xbox 360 to Xbox Live wirelessly. There are quite a few different ways to go about it, and we cover them right here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Everything You Need to Know About The Pinball...
The Pinball Arcade makes it's long anticipated debut on Xbox One, and it is good. Very good. See our review for more.
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.
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.
What is the Halo 3 Special Edition Xbox 360...
To celebrate the launch of Halo 3, Microsoft released a special edition Xbox 360 system. Find out what is different about it from the other Xbox 360 systems right here.
Turtle Beach Ear Force X3 Wirless Gaming...
Never ones to follow that old motto “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, Turtle Beach has put together a new set of wireless gaming headphones that improves on the already great Ear Force X2’s in pretty much every way. The new Ear Force X3 headphones sound great and add in a ton of new features that will make you wonder how you ever lived without them before. They have a MSRP of $99.95, but the Ear Force X3 headphones are worth every penny.
Xbox Live Is Even Better On XONE
Xbox Live is getting some major improvements on Xbox One thanks to Microsoft's heavy investment in cloud computing. See how Xbox Live will improve on Xbox One here.
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Review (X360)
Without a doubt the hottest gaming product for Holiday 2011 is going to be Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure.
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.
Kinect Disneyland Adventures Review -...
Explore Disneyland and interact with your favorite Disney characters with Kinect Disneyland Adventures. This family-friendly game uses Kinect in unique ways to let you go do Disneyland from the comfort of your own living room. We have all of the details right here.
Every 2 Minutes Xbox One and Mountain Dew...
Microsoft is teaming up with Mountain Dew and Doritos to give away thousands of Xbox One systems in Fall 2013. See all of the details here.
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.
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.
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.
Top Ten Best Looking Xbox 360 Games
High-Definition gaming is here, and it is absolutely beautiful. Going hi-def is kind of expensive, though, so in this list we take a look at the ten games that best show off the capabilities of the Xbox 360 and should help justify that expensive new HDTV to your mom or wife or significant other. This isn’t a list of exclusive games; just the best looking games overall.
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.
"Mass Effect: Paragon Lost" Anime Review
As amazing as it sounds, there is actually something more awful and insulting in the Mass Effect universe
Fanatec Speedster 3 Force Shock Wheel Review
Playing racing games with a wheel is one of the most exciting and satisfying ways to play games that I can think of. When you play with a high-end wheel like the Fanatec Speedster 3, the experience gets even that much better. This is hands down the best wheel you can get for the Xbox. It is a bit expensive, but the nearly perfect design and performance make the $150 price tag much easier to swallow. Read all about it right here.
Crunchyroll Xbox 360 App Overview
The Crunchyroll app has finally launched on Xbox 360. We have all of the details you'll need to start watching simulcast anime the same day it airs in Japan 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 Best Xbox Sport Games
Sports games are well represented on the Xbox, but not all of them are good. This list showcases the best game for each sport so if you are looking for a new football, basketball, soccer, or hockey game look here.
Real World Golf Review (Xbox)
Before Kinect and Wii tried to measure your golf swing digitally and without much precision, there was Real World Golf for Xbox, a game that tied ropes to your hands connected to a sensor that replicated your swing in analog, not digital, with far more realistic results. See our full review of this old, but solid, Xbox golf game here.
GTA IV - Xbox 360 vs. PS3
A hot topic these days is which version of GTA IV is better? PS3 or Xbox 360. I happen to have both versions of the game, running side-by-side, and I came to a few conclusions. After spending extensive time (several hours) with each version, here are my thoughts.
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.
Xbox 360 Dashboard Screens
Check out these screenshots of what the Xbox 360 dashboard is like.
Xbox One Controller and Kinect Info
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.
The Featured Soundtrack of Need for Speed Carbon
See the full soundtrack listing for 2006's Need for Speed: Carbon.
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.
10 Frame Bowling review (XBLA Kinect)
The best bowling game for Kinect isn't a full-priced retail release, it is a $3 XBLA title. Find out all about 10 Frame Bowling here in our full review.
Saitek Aviator Flight Stick Review (X360)
If you love flight sim games, there isn't much of a choice for flight stick controllers on the Xbox 360. Thankfully, the few actually released are pretty darn good. We have a full review of the Aviator Flight Stick from Saitek right here.
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.
Game Party In Motion - This Kinect Party Never...
Game Party in Motion is another bad Kinect game. Unlike the other bad Kinect games, it isn't necessarily broken or hindered by bad controls, it is just full of mini-games that aren't fun. That is kind of a bad thing. Find out all of the details here in our full review.
Cabelas North American Adventures is the Best...
Cabela's North American Adventures for Xbox 360 isn't like other hunting games. It has solid presentation, fun gameplay, and actually has a ton of modes to enjoy. Without a doubt, Cabela's North American Adventures is the best hunting game on Xbox 360.
Xbox 360 Karaoke App Details
Microsoft is planning an Xbox 360 dashboard app to stream karaoke songs to your console. We have all of the details 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.
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