Tag: Gaming

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite is becoming ridiculously popular. And after expanding the games platform coverage earlier this year with expansion onto Apple’s iOS earlier in April, then to the Nintendo Switch in June – just Android was left to cover the major platforms on the market. But in bringing the game to Android, much like iOS they first need to go through Google Play and for any paid apps, extra subscriptions and in-app […]

Xbox party chat is now on Android and iOS

Xbox party chat is now on Android and iOS

Microsoft’s party chat feature is now available in the Xbox app, on iOS and Android. The feature has been tested in beta now for a few months and has finally been released to the public. The feature is pretty self explanatory, like on the Xbox, Xbox Live users will be able to text or chat via voice via the app. For the first time, users will be able to talk […]

New GTA V Online Smuggler’s Run lands 29th August

New GTA V Online Smuggler’s Run lands 29th August

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Just in the last few days, Rockstar announced that Grand Theft Auto V Online would be receiving some new updates this week, with the addition of “Smuggler’s Run.” The new update follows character, Nervous Ron who is out on the look for someone to take over his smuggling efforts. New Aircraft The update also includes a whole host of new aircraft, which you can customise […]

Forza Motorsport 7 will support OneDrive music

Forza Motorsport 7 will support OneDrive music

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Music has always been an integral part of the Forza Motorsport franchise, back when Forza 5 was released – Microsoft was praised for the high quality and well placed orchestral music for when taking part in heated challenges in game. With the newly announced Forza Motorsport 7, Microsoft is adding in support for the user’s own music, this has already been experimented on with […]

Microsoft announces new Xbox One X at E3 – available later this year

Microsoft announces new Xbox One X at E3 – available later this year

News from Alex and Ed Gaming At this years E3 gaming conference, Microsoft took the stage yesterday to unveil the next big hardware update to the Xbox One. For quite a while now, it’s been rumoured that Microsoft had been working on more more powerful console to rival Sony’s PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles. Scorpio Dubbed “Project Scorpio” for a long time and even referred to by Microsoft on its […]

Nintendo has now discontinued the NES Classic Edition

Nintendo has now discontinued the NES Classic Edition

News from Alex and Ed Gaming The Nintendo NES Classic was a massive hit last Christmas, a lot of people did wait a long time to get hold of one for a number of months and also up to recently. But now Nintendo has killed off the the Classic Edition of the NES, the retro throwback console may be available on some websites still and eBay, but the company has […]

Beam is Microsoft’s new streaming service for Xbox One

Beam is Microsoft’s new streaming service for Xbox One

News from Alex and Ed Gaming For users part of the Xbox Insider Program, you should have access to the new Beam app on the Xbox One. Microsoft acquired Beam last summer in August. It was originally a competitor to Twitch and no details of the acquisition were ever published. But now Microsoft is putting it to good use and baking Beam into the Xbox One and hopeful into Windows 10 […]

The Forza franchise from Microsoft has hit $1 billion in sales

The Forza franchise from Microsoft has hit $1 billion in sales

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Microsoft’s Forza franchise has been going for 12 years now and has hit a major milestone, in those years it has generated $1 billon in total sales. Forza isnt the first game of Microsoft’s to reach $1 billon – Age of Empires, Halo, Minecraft and Gears of War all reached this level in the past. So the first Forza game was launched alongside the Xbox […]

GTA IV is now on Xbox One, with backwards compatibility

GTA IV is now on Xbox One, with backwards compatibility

News from Alex and Ed Gaming When Microsoft launched the backwards compatibly support for the Xbox One, not many games were available, especially not from Rockstar. Well this week that has changed, the ever popular Grand Theft Auto IV is now available to play on the Xbox One and some reports have shown that there is a large improvement in performance over playing on the Xbox 360. The base game and the […]

New Game Mode coming to Windows 10 soon

New Game Mode coming to Windows 10 soon

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Windows as a platform has long been the go to choice for gamers and with Windows 10 Microsoft seriously focused on new features and improvements for our target market, gamers. Although some people have complained that while the new features of Windows 10 are really good, some performance has taken a hit, to combat this Microsoft is adding a “Game Mode” to Windows 10. […]