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Xbox leader Phil Spencer with host Julia Hardy.

Xbox announced a bunch of new stuff over the weekend — here are the 8 things to get excited about

On Saturday in Mexico, Microsoft's Xbox arm announced a bunch of stuff that you may have missed. Here it is!

Xbox will get mouse and keyboard support November 14 and ‘Fortnite’ is one of the first games to have it

In addition to the long awaited Xbox One keyboard and mouse support, Microsoft announced plans to acquire game studios Obsidian Entertainment and inXile Entertainment.
Video games like "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey" usually require expensive consoles, but that could change soon.

Google’s new video-game streaming service could mark the beginning of the end for gaming consoles

Playing "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey" in my browser made me realize that streaming video games will soon be as easy as popping open Netflix.
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 is one of the best laptops you can buy.

Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop 2 is one of the best you can buy today — and it’s a cheaper alternative to Apple’s MacBook

The new Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 starts at $999, an undeniably high price. I tested out the computer and think the new specs make it worth the cost.

6 smartphone features that would be great on laptops

Smartphones are getting all the good stuff.
"The Legend of Zelda" won multiple game of the year awards in 1998, but was it the best seller?

The best-selling video game of every year, dating back to 1995

From "Super Mario 64" to "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," mainstream video games have seen dramatic shifts in popularity over the years.

Amazon and Microsoft are fighting for a $10 billion Pentagon contract — and HQ2 in Virginia could be Jeff Bezos’ boss move

As Amazon races for a $10 billion defense contract, its likely move near DC is "well-timed." Here's why Microsoft and Amazon investors are taking note.

The top 3 best-selling games of all time are a surprising group of games that have all sold over 100 million copies apiece

The short list of the three best-selling games of all time doesn't feature any mustachioed plumbers or military-themed shooters.
"Red Dead Redemption 2" is set in 1899, right around the time when women's groups fighting for equal rights began to form in the US.

A horrific video from ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ has become a flash point for what’s acceptable on YouTube

"Red Dead Redemption 2," the latest open-world opus from the "Grand Theft Auto" studio Rockstar Games, has a new controversy on its hands.
Javier Soltero is leaving Microsoft at the end of the year. He has been there since 2014.

One of Microsoft’s fastest-rising stars is leaving the company

Javier Soltero came to Microsoft four years ago and challenged its corporate culture. Now, he's leaving to get back to his entrepreneurial roots.