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While no such thing is planned for the Xbox One launch window later this year, Microsoft Studios VP Phil Spencer isn't ruling out the possibility of video game shows like 1 vs 100 for the Xbox One. Microsoft learned "a ton" from 1 vs 100 about bringing "hundreds of thousands of people together in...

May 22nd 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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1 vs. 100 Remember when Microsoft confirmed that there would be no more 1 vs. 100 and your heart broke in half? I remember that day. It was the first time I'd ever experienced anything akin to an MMO shutting down -- I was an active player in a weekly live game with thousands of other people, and...

January 2nd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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1 vs 100 This summer, something terrible happened: Microsoft canned 1 vs 100, its experiment in live trivia gaming. With two seasons under its belt, I became quite enamored with the free game. Honestly, my Tuesday and Friday nights will never feel the same again. Also, it's sad I'll likely never ge...

January 1st 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Dance Central This is how the dancing genre should be done. Harmonix brought it on and stepped it up with Dance Central, a full-body follow-the-choreography game that showed off Microsoft's Kinect tech and ended up being the device's killer app at launch. Authoritative, yet fun, Dance Central felt...

January 1st 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Inimitable host of the now-canceled Xbox Live gameshow 1 vs. 100 Chris Cashman recently spoke to Giant Bomb about his feelings on the show being disbanded, even going so far as to create a goodbye video. He called the situation a "bummer," adding, "It wasn't that long ago that I was blown away by h...

July 18th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Microsoft will not be holding a third season of 1 vs. 100 on Xbox Live. Kotaku confirmed the sad news with Microsoft Game Studios' General Manager Dave McCarthy, who said, "We're very proud of the 1 vs 100 team and their accomplishments, and are excited to apply what we've learned to future program...

July 15th 2010 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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With the conclusion of another 1 vs. 100 season on Xbox Live, it appears Microsoft still has some kinks to work out of its grand (and fun) online game show experiment. After receiving several tips and reviewing forums, it was made clear that some players were having problems obtaining their awards....

February 23rd 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft already announced earlier this week that Halo luminaries Frank O'Connor and Marty O'Donnell would be stopping by for the season finale of 1 vs. 100, but now Major Nelson has revealed that Jimmy Fallon will be appearing as well. It's not too much of a stretch to see the Late Night host app...

February 11th 2010 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Looking for a cheap way to stave off that post-holiday depression that we all immediately experience as soon as the last present is unwrapped? (You do experience that, right?) Microsoft's got new Xbox 360 owners covered -- from December 24 to December 28, 1 vs. 100 will be free-to-play for Xbox Liv...

December 22nd 2009 at 6:18pm 0 Comments
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Xbox Live-based game show 1 vs. 100 begins its second season this evening in the States at 8PM EST/5PM PST. The second season is bringing a plethora of upgrades to the show, including unlockable dance moves and the chance of becoming a badge recipient as the 14-week season goes on. Oh yeah, there a...

November 19th 2009 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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It's massive. It's multiplayer. And it's adding achievements! 1 vs. 100 is back again on Xbox Live, and the live version of the online game show where you can win real prizes is starting up again on November 19th. While the game doesn't exactly generate a cash cow of news, it is a lot of fun to pl...

November 18th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Feeling a little miffed at your lack of compensation for playing 1 vs. 100? That is, unless you're one of the chosen ones, who, at some point during their lives, were anointed by unknown entity who deemed them worthy to appear in the big show. If you're not part of this esteemed group, you'll still...

November 15th 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments