Games

Microsoft’s Xbox One set for HUGE change “very soon” teases tech expert
03:04 2018-03-15

It looks like Microsoft could be about to finally roll out its updated Xbox One avatar suite. According to The Verge’s senior editor Tom Warren, it looks like Microsoft will soon deploy the long-teased custom avatars. The Pixar-like characters offer a massive overhaul from the charming, but simple, avatars Microsoft first introduced with the Xbox …

This Is What the First-Ever Monopoly Game Looked Like
22:06 2018-03-02

Monopoly is arguably one of the most popular board games in modern history. But, the original version, released in 1906, doesn’t look like the version sitting on your shelf at home right now. In fact, it didn’t even have the same name. A young woman by the name of Elizabeth Magie created the game to …

Computer games may keep the brain nimble, study says
12:04 2018-02-24

The computer game’s concept is relatively simple. Find the matching motor vehicle and road sign amid a series of increasing distractions. Succeed and the challenge gets quicker and harder. According to new research Cognitive-training games like this one, Double Decision, are designed to improve brain functions and are at the center of a growing body of research …

How to use a keyboard and mouse on Xbox One
10:42 2018-02-24

For around three years now Microsoft has said that official keyboard and mouse support is coming to Xbox One. Unfortunately, it’s yet to happen and we don’t currently have a date for when it will. No matter, though – if you simply can’t wait there’s a way to make it happen for yourself and we …

Xbox One X games UPDATE: Microsoft reveal HUGE new feature ahead of Games with Gold March
09:04 2018-02-21

Xbox One X owners have been handed some rather excellent news this week as Microsoft bosses confirmed the addition of an exciting new feature. According to Kevin Gammill, program manager for Microsoft’s Xbox Platform Partner Group, the Xbox One X will support 1440p resolution at some point in the near future. Writing on Twitter, Gammill …