Giant Bombcast 05/24/2016
Doom still rules the roost around here, but Overwatch is making some inroads, as are the latest E3 shakeups and leaks, the hottest pachinko tips, Drew's island adventures, Dan & Jason's fighting school, and a few unsavory bathroom emails.
Guest Column: Wrist Grabs and DDoS Attacks
Guest Contributor Gino Grieco explains how a martial arts technique can help us understand the denial of service attacks that have become increasingly common these days.
The Giant Beastcast - Episode 40
We've got pricing news that seems to make the reality of VR a bit more virtual, our thoughts on SUPERHOT, updates on the Coleco Chameleon and Leland Yee, your questions, our mistakes, and more!
DDOS Attacks Shake Up Xbox Live Stability, Prevents Users From Accessing Content
Details aren't fully clear, but users report that they were totally locked out of their Xbox One digital content for days.
Here Are Your Games With Gold Options for September
Super Time Force might have just been released, but hey, why not?
Our Relationship With Physical Media Is About to Change
But that doesn't mean it's becoming less important. If anything, the opposite might be true.
Microsoft's Also Making Changes to Xbox Live
You no longer need Gold for Netflix and other apps, and Games with Gold is expanding.
Microsoft Points Are Dead
Xbox Live moves towards real-world currency after many long years.
Xbox Live’s Next “Free” Game? Defense Grid
This is what we call a "soft launch" of a new service.
The Walking Dead’s Season Finale Arrives Next Week
It's all led to this moment, and soon we'll have our (likely bloody) answers.
Ads, Games, and the Growing Complexity of Xbox Live
The lack of advertising for Mark of the Ninja upon its release really bothered me, and here's a few reasons why.
Want to Beta Test the Next Xbox 360 Dashboard?
Sign-ups available for the annual interface update to Microsoft's console.
Netflix ToS Tweaks Don’t Mean Any Xbox Live Changes
The streaming video service will remain an exclusive for Gold members.
Microsoft Streaming E3 Press Conference Via XBL
At least you don't have to log into Home?
HBO Go and MLB.TV Apps Now Live on Xbox 360
The entire series run of Hung and out of market Tampa Bay Rays games, now at your fingertips!
Xbox Live Achievements, Gamerscores Going MIA [UPDATED]
Microsoft claims issue has been addressed, but users still reporting problems.
Xbox Live Cloud Saves Briefly Down Today, Now Fixed
Part of the problem of relying on online services is they might go down.
Xbox Live Director of Policy Stephen Toulouse Leaving Microsoft
The man known as "Stepto" departing the company he's been with for 18 years.
Mass Effect 3 Demo Provides Temp XBL Gold Access
Bump into Gold territory will last until the game launches in early March.
Hundreds of Dollars Later, One Tragic Xbox Live Story That's Hopefully Almost Over
Susan started off 2012 with a bang that involved Xbox Live, her bank account, and frustrating customer service.
Nasty Xbox.com Login Issue Identified, But There’s Good News
Clicking on "Try Demo" could get you more than you asked for.
A Q&A With Stephen “Stepto” Toulouse on Xbox Live Security
Microsoft responds to Patrick's story through a conversation with the director of policy and enforcement for Xbox Live.
The 25 Days (And Counting) of Waiting to Get Back on Xbox Live
Users reporting a 25-day slog when their Xbox Live accounts become compromised.
You Must Agree to All of Xbox Live's New Terms of Service
The right to opt-out relates to future Terms of Service agreements, apparently.
Microsoft Joins Bandwagon to Block Class Action Lawsuits
As with previous Terms of Service updates, you also have the option to opt out.
Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Hits Snag, Details Incoming [UPDATED]
Unclear what's causing the problem in rolling out the new dashboard.
New Xbox Live Content Providers Rolling Out Gradually
Most of what you'd actually want isn't coming for a few weeks yet.
If You Buy Modern Warfare 3 Early, Microsoft Warns Against Playing Online [UPDATED]
Your account could be in some vague sense of jeopardy if you play ahead of release.
Microsoft, EA Claim FIFA Isn't Causing Rash of Xbox Live Hacks
Hundreds of people are noticing FIFA showing up on their compromised accounts. What gives? Here's what we've found.
Some New (And Old!) Xbox Live Services to Require Gold
And AT&T is apparently crediting U-verse customers to allow them to upgrade.
Microsoft Reportedly Closing XBL Deals With Verizon, Comcast
The reality of turning your Xbox 360 into a set top box for TV may be near.
Goodbye, Games for Windows Live? Xbox Live Inside Windows 8
Microsoft's latest attempt to get developers to embrace its console service on PC.
Microsoft Randomly Announces Cloud Saving and 'Beacons'
Additional features to the next NXE magically appear on Major Nelson's blog.
How Deathsmiles 2X Became Xbox Live's First Unlocalized Game
Cave's absurdly crazy shooter completely in Japanese is the beginning of something, but what?
That Latest Fallout: New Vegas Patch for Xbox 360? Yeah, Don't Install It
Reports of saves translating into frequent game crashes have Bethesda regrouping.
Hulu Plus on Xbox 360 Free for a Week, Thanks to Beef Jerky
Nope, the headline's right.
Hulu Plus Possibly Coming to Xbox 360 on Friday
Xbox 360 may soon be receiving the subscription-based on-demand service.
Microsoft Needs Some Testers For "Xbox Live Labs"
Would you sacrifice online gaming for three pieces of avatar gear?
Microsoft Raising Xbox Live Subscription Cost
All those "Xbox Live going free" rumors were way off the mark, huh?
Hulu Plus Subscription Service Coming To 360, PS3
More reasons to use your video game box to not play games.
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