Homeland Security can now tap into your Xbox Live account

The government can start tracking your Xbox Live activity, and it doesn't even to pass a new law to do so.

Games companies agree to close sex offenders' accounts

Seven video game companies have agreed to close the accounts of more than 3,500 registered sex offenders in New York State.

Comcast on Xbox Live experiences problems

Things aren't going perfectly smooth for the newly launched Comcast streaming service on Xbox 360.

HBO Go and Xfinity rolls out for Xbox 360

Xbox 360 owners who subscribe to Xfinity (Comcast), HBO or MLB.TV can now enjoy three new streaming platforms on their game consoles.

Street Fighter X Tekken DLC is already on the disc

Capcom has confirmed that it is charging users to access "downloadable" content in Street Fighter X Tekken which already exists on the game disc.

Xbox 360 firmware update will address color issues

Microsoft is working on an update to the Xbox 360 that will fix problems with the console's quality of video playback.

Call of Duty prank leads to real-life SWAT raid

What would you do if, during the middle of a game of Call of Duty: Black Ops you found yourself in the middle of a real-life police presence outside your house?

Streaming service Crackle brings voice control to Xbox

Crackle, a service that allows users to stream movies and TV shows, has made its way to the Xbox 360 complete with Kinect-powered voice controls.

Xbox Live security under scrutiny

New concerns have risen about Xbox Live user security, but Microsoft says there's nothing to worry about.

Xbox Live users topple 40 million

The number of Xbox 360 consoles that have been sold is now over 66 million, Microsoft confirmed.

Xbox Live might come to iPhone, Android?

One of the most distinguishing and highly differentiated features of Windows Phone might lose its Windows Phone exclusivity.

So much for personalized WP7 game recommendations

Don't pay too much attention to that list of "Related" games when you're searching through the Windows Phone Marketplace.

Microsoft to ban virtual guns on Xbox Live

The right to bear arms does not extend into the world of virtual game console avatars.

No fix yet for mass Xbox Live error

For some, the recent major update to the Xbox 360 hasn't been all fun and games.

Vudu comes to Xbox Live

There's yet another streaming video option that has made its way to the Xbox 360.

Youtube comes to Xbox

Microsoft has just added another notch to its list of reasons why you never have to leave the Xbox Live interface.

Microsoft offers free "Xbox Live Gold Weekend"

If you're one of those casual Xbox 360 owners who doesn't care for the annual fee of Xbox Live Gold, this weekend's for you.

Modern Warfare 3 numbers continue to blow minds

How many times does a game gross more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in less than a week?

12% of Americans stream video through PS3, Xbox 360

A stunning 15 million households in the US stream online content to their TV by way of a game console, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.

Mass Effect 3 accidentally leaked through Xbox Live

It looks like someone at Microsoft has egg on his face this morning after "human error" was blamed on an accidental release of an early look at Mass Effect 3.