Call of Duty spurs strong anti-swastika message on Xbox

If you want to display the infamous symbol of Nazi Germany, you'd better not do it on your Xbox 360. Otherwise, you'll face getting banned.

Call of Duty Black Ops reach over a million on Xbox Live

In the overnight hours of one of the biggest video game launches of all time, Call of Duty: Black Ops became one of the most widely played online games as well.

Defendant told by judge to stay off Xbox Live

Could you stay off Xbox Live for 18 months if it meant you could avoid going to court? That's the deal facing a 21-year-old kid who tried to steal a game at the PAX East expo earlier this year.

Microsoft apologizes over Xbox Live gay snafu

A red-faced Microsoft is rushing to apologize for mistakenly banning an Xbox Live gamer who listed his West Virginia home town as Fort Gay.

Would you pay $100 a year for Xbox Live?

Would you be willing to cough up $100 a year to access Microsoft’s Xbox Live online service?

Halo: Reach leaks on Xbox Live

Do you remember downloading 0 day warez on your 14.4k modem while blasting Nine Inch Nails and watching The Crow? Well, OK, nothing will ever compare to those times - but this story may come close.

Windows Phone 7 outgaming the competition

Microsoft is leveraging its Xbox LIVE gaming universe to set its mobile strategy apart from the competition. It just might work.

First Xbox Live games for Windows Phone 7 announced

Microsoft's announced the first Xbox Live games to be made available for Windows Phone 7 when the new operating system launches later this year.

Microsoft kills live "1 vs 100" game show on Xbox 360

Just like the TV game show it was based on, 1 vs 100 on the Xbox 360 has been canceled after a couple seasons.

Microsoft pitches Xbox 360 TV

Xbox 360 owners may eventually be able to tune their console to a dedicated "TV channel" that will air live, original programming focused on Xbox gaming.

PS3 users most likely to connect online

Nearly 80% of PS3 owners have connected their PS3 online, which eclipses the same statistic for Xbox 360 and Wii, according to a new survey from analyst firm The Diffusion Group.

Victims of Call of Duty crash get Xbox Live credit of about 90 cents

Gamers who bought the bug-inducing downloadable content (DLC) pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on the Xbox 360 have been credited with 7 free days of Xbox Live Gold.

Call of Duty expansion breaks the game, invalidates Xbox points

Microsoft mistakenly released the latest downloadable update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 at the wrong time, creating all sorts of problems in the game and even slowing down the process of validating prepaid Microsoft Points cards.

Xbox 360 "Game Room" arcade to be stale until May

Microsoft launched its virtual arcade room on the Xbox 360 earlier this month, but it won't be adding any new games to the space until late next month.

OMG! Major Nelson falls victim to Xbox Live hack attack

OMG! Microsoft's Major Nelson (aka Larry Hyrb) has reportedly fallen victim to a rather amusing Xbox Live hacking attack.

Microsoft: Sexual orientation now allowed on Xbox Live

Microsoft has updated its rather extensive Xbox Live "Code of Conduct" to allow the inclusion of race, nationality, religion and sexual orientation in Gamertags and profiles.

Microsoft Zunes in on Phone interfaces

While everyone waited with baited breath for Microsoft to announce a "Zune phone" at this year's MWC in Barcelona, Steve Ballmer added a surprise Microsoft twist to the mix, effectively announcing that all Microsoft phones would be Zune phones from now on.

Yet another Bada Bing: Microsoft search gets Facebook

Forget Google! Microsoft has confirmed that it will soon offer Facebook users full access to its snazzy Bing search engine.