In what I hope is the first in a series of sudden giveaways, Microsoft has released a free "fast-paced, space-themed, RTS and top-down shooter combo", Voice Commander, on Xbox One. Thanks to Eurogamer for noticing.
Fancy a bit of light legal reading to help your lunch and/or breakfast go down? A US federal judge has just dismissed a proposed lawsuit about "materially false and misleading statements" allegedly issued by EA with regard to the launch-day quality of Battlefield 4.
If you've always been tempted by eSports tourneys, but are well aware that you lack the dexterity and basic ruthlessness to participate, you should fear and dread the coming of Xbox One's Electronic Sports League app. According to the blurb, eSports on consoles "has never been easier", which is basically another way of saying that public humiliation has never been easier. Download at your peril, then.
Some people look at featureless red blocks and see only featureless red blocks. This appears to have been true of Other Ocean, developers of ID@Xbox title #IDARB, which is why they asked Twitter at large to help flesh out the concept.