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Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Microsoft, TC, xbox, Xbox One, Xbox One S

Discs! What are they good for? Well, if they’re nice if you don’t want to be tied to an online-only ecosystem. But if you don’t mind that, Microsoft’s latest Xbox One S “All-Digital Edition” might be for you. With no slots to speak of, the console is limited to downloading games to its drive — which is how we’ve been doing it on PC for quite some time.

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The Xbox Adaptive Controller goes on sale today and is also now part of the V&A museum’s collection

By | accessibility, Diversity, Gadgets, Gaming, Microsoft, TC, xbox

In an important move for inclusion in the gaming community, the Xbox Adaptive Controller, created for gamers with mobility issues, is now on sale. The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) also announced today that it has acquired the Xbox Adaptive Controller for display in its Rapid Response gallery dedicated to current events and pop culture. […]

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Microsoft is about to announce Xbox All Access subscription

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Microsoft, xbox, Xbox All Access, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Xbox One S, xbox one x

Microsoft published a news item announcing Xbox All Access on the Xbox blog and then unpublished it. But multiple news outlets spotted the article before Microsoft could take the post down. So now that the cat is out of the bag, it looks like Microsoft’s new hardware and software subscription is real. (Update: Microsoft has […]

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Rumored full mouse and keyboard support for Xbox One could change the gaming landscape

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Mice, Microsoft, mouse, peripherals, TC, xbox, Xbox One

Microsoft may be readying a new weapon that could shift the balance in the interminable console wars: the mouse. Wait, you say, didn’t they promise that years ago, and aren’t there peripherals already available? Kind of. But going whole hog into PC-style controls allows Microsoft to create powerful synergies with Windows, performing a flanking maneuver against arch-rival Sony.

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Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller is an inspiring example of inclusive design

By | accessibility, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Health, Microsoft, xbox, Xbox One

Every gamer with a disability faces a unique challenge for many reasons, one of which is the relative dearth of accessibility-focused peripherals for consoles. Microsoft is taking a big step towards fixing this with its Xbox Adaptive Controller, a device created to address the needs of gamers for whom ordinary gamepads aren’t an option.

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