9 Unreleased Xbox Live Arcade Games Leaked, including Flash Back

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Xbox Live Arcade games leaks have become pretty common in the darker corners of the Xbox Scene, especially since 2009 when the Jtag hack was released and Xbox 360’s could run unsigned code. By unsigned code i basically mean code that has not been signed by Microsoft to work on a non modified Xbox 360. Usually these games have been downloaded from Partnernet, then uploaded to the internet for all to download. Partnernet is the developer version of Xbox Live, The Xbox Market place on Partnernet often contains many unreleased Xbox Live arcade games. However over the years has become more locked… Read More

Xbox One DRM, The Good, The Bad and The Control Freak

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The Xbox One DRM Controversy: The Xbox One DRM controversy has been a massive talking point on the internet over the last few weeks. I don’t think a lot of us really believed the Xbox One DRM would require a constant connect to the internet. I was prepared to accept I would have to have go on-line to activate a game, fair enough I have to do this with Windows, and the majority of PC games this year. I wouldn’t have been over the moon about that, however I would have accepted it as once the game is activated its mine… Read More

Xbox One DRM – Official Facts and Licencing Details

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Xbox One DRM has been a controversial topic lately, with many people outraged by the idea of having to connect to Xbox Live once every 24 hours to play games. Microsoft could have handled the Xbox One DRM outcry a lot better, instead of letting rumours about the Xbox One DRM run rampant on the internet for the last couple of weeks Official details regarding the Xbox One DRM, always on requirement of the Xbox One and Privacy features have been released by Microsoft. The official announcement includes details about what you can do with the Xbox One, can’t do, along with your rights… Read More

Xbox One Mandatory Internet Connection Details Revealed

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Microsoft has revealed that while the Xbox One does not need an “always on” internet connection to play games, however gamers will still need an internet connection to “check in” with Microsoft’s Xbox Live servers every 24 hours, if the gamer wishes to continue playing games. Microsoft state: With Xbox One you can game offline for up to 24 hours on your primary console, or one hour if you are logged on to a separate console accessing your library. Offline gaming is not possible after these prescribed times until you re-establish a connection, but you can still watch live TV… Read More

Xbox One Software and Services

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The Xbox One Software has evolved significantly from the Xbox 360, with HDMI input the console is capable of becoming the “one” box you need connected to your TV. Media inter-connectivity Similarly to Windows 8, the Xbox One will be able to snap applications (such as music, video, Skype, and Internet Explorer) to the side of the screen as a form of multitasking. The Xbox One will also be able to serve as a pass-through for an existing television set-top box over HDMI. This functionality allows users to watch live TV from their existing provider through the console, and access… Read More