Tag Archive: xbox live

Renowned Xbox gamer becomes the first to reach 1 million Achievement points

Achievement unlocked. It took eight years and three months, but insatiable gamer Raymond Cox has finally done what he set out to do: reach the unthinkable Xbox Live Gamerscore of 1 million. Cox,… Continue reading

Report: NSA spying on online games

Spies aren’t just listening in on your phone calls and reading your e-mails. They’re also monitoring your gaming. Based on new information disclosed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, a joint… Continue reading

Xbox Live subscriptions continue to rise

With the successor to the Xbox 360 likely to hit stores before the end of the year, you’d think people might hold off on things like an Xbox Live subscription at this point… Continue reading

Immigrant uses Xbox Live record to gain residency

Jose Muñoz came to the U.S. illegally when he was a one-year-old – but today, he’s a legal resident. And it’s all thanks to his love of video games. For the past three… Continue reading

Microsoft hands out free consoles to its most dedicated users

Microsoft is sending out some early holiday gifts to long-time Xbox Live users. With the 10th anniversary of the online service upon us, the console maker has been sending some of its oldest subscribers… Continue reading

Runaway teens planned escape on Xbox

Microsoft’s Xbox Live is more than just a matchmaking service for gamers — it’s also a popular social networking tool. Authorities in Iowa, however, believe it was the genesis for a runaway plot… Continue reading

Online entertainment bigger than gaming on Xbox 360

Microsoft’s invasion of the living room is going into overdrive. Comcast’s Xfinity on-demand service, HBO Go and MLB.tv are now available through Xbox Live — and they’re arriving right as the console undergoes… Continue reading

UFC pay-per-view headed to Xbox

Just days after announcing a slew of alliances with cable channels and services, Microsoft is adding Ultimate Fighting Championship events to its growing roster of non-gaming programming. Starting Dec. 1, Xbox 360 users… Continue reading

Hackers vs. Gamers

Given how fierce the console wars can get – and how loyal some users are to one brand – it’s not surprising there was a little bit of schadenfreude when Sony announced it… Continue reading

Xbox scammers bilk Microsoft for $1.2 million

That long string of numbers and letters you have to type in when redeeming a Microsoft Points card might seem random, but a group of hackers recently discovered it wasn’t. Today, Microsoft is… Continue reading