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by Jason Love 0
Backwards compatibility arriving this winter

[E3 2015] Play 360 Titles on Your Xbox One, New Xbox One Controller

When the newest generation of consoles debuted at E3 two years ago, one of the biggest gripes players had about them was that previous titles were not supported. Sony eventually revealed PlayStation Now, a kind of rental/streaming service for older titles. Today, Microsoft went one step further and announced that the Xbox One will fully support 360 titles natively.

by Christopher Metz 0
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Could the co-op classic be returning to the modern era?

Phil Spencer Wears a Battletoads Shirt, Speculation Ensues

How many people do you know who own a freaking Battletoads t-shirt? We probably couldn't count them on one hand. That being said, Microsoft's own Phil Spencer was seen rocking a sweet Battletoads t-shirt today at the Windows 10 event. If we know Phil like we think we do, we have a gut feeling we'll see something Battletoads related in t...

by Nick Puleo 0
Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft and EA

[E3 2014] - Press Conference Wrap-Up Video Coverage

Day 0 of E3 is done, and Co-Optimus is bringing you their wrap up of all the press conferences that happened, with impressions of the games announced including all the co-op goodness. We've got surprise announcements like Dead Island 2, Magicka 2 and Assassin's Creed Unity. So sit back and relax and here all the good news that went down for co-op gamers on Monday, June 9th 2014 at E3 in Los Angeles.

by Nick Puleo 0
Halo, Halo, and...uh...Halo?

[E3 2014] - Microsoft Press Conference Livestream

Microsoft is set to announce...well games. Plan on getting your eyes on Halo 5: Guardians, which isn't set to release until next year. There are plenty of rumors like Halo anniversary editions, and some other surprises. It really is a wide open slate on what we'll see this fall and beyond from Microsoft. With next-gen consoles starting to gather dust due to a lack of releases, expect those gaps to be filled by indie games. 

by Nick Puleo 0
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The crew gives your their thoughts for the show.

[E3 2014] - Show Predictions

Nick (@nickpuleo)

Heading into my 8th E3, I'm feeling pretty excited. While last year saw the two new big consoles unveiled completely, this year is going to focus solely on the games that will run on them. I'll admit, over the past two years I've slowly begun to favor PC gaming to the point that I rarely touch a console anymore. Still all the glitz and glamour that surrounds them is hard to ignore.

by Christopher Metz 0
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Official Xbox One headset and headset adapter are coming as well.

New Online Chat Features Coming to Xbox One in Early March

Early March seems to be the time frame that Microsoft wants to uplift the social experience on the Xbox One. As we mentioned in a previous article, Microsoft will be releasing a handful of Xbox One system updates over the next few weeks. Along with this, new information on the official headset for the console has been revealed.

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