Xbox Ambassador Community Blog: Make gaming fun for everyone

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Otter Dec 7, 2022
Community

Xbox Ambassadors Share How Gaming Helps with Stress

Stress and burnout can happen for any number of reasons – work or school, social situations, vacations, or things going on locally or globally. We asked Xbox Ambassadors to share how gaming can help. DStripeM He/him. Canada.  Video games. The one thing that helps the world. For me it helped passing through a lot of […]

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Taxel Dec 1, 2022
Community

CtrlAltCraft is December’s Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

Hey Xbox Ambassadors! It’s December and that means we have a new Ambassador of the Month and Community Champion to spotlight – CtrlAltCraft! You might recognize her from seeing her around on Xbox, her own content, or from her spotlights for Disability Awareness Month and in the Xbox Accessibility Showcase. Learn more about her by reading […]

Against a rainbow background, the Xbox Ambassadors laurel and controller logo in white. White text says" Xbox Ambassadors Making Gaming Fun for Everyone"
CamicaziBoss Nov 22, 2022
Community

An Ode to Hand-Me-Down Xboxes

Ever wonder what your consoles might be thinking or feeling? This creative narrative weaves the experiences of one gamer’s Xboxes through time. Story by Community Champion – CamicaziBoss.  #1: The Green 360 Destined for a collection, I was taken home to the lap of luxury. I had my very own shelf to rest on, another […]

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NerdyBirdy Nov 1, 2022
Community

Zenosos is November’s Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

It’s November and we have another new Xbox Ambassador of the Month! Please welcome Zenosos! Zenosos is a life-long gamer and an avid fan of popular gaming series like Assassin’s Creed. Find out more about them below and be sure to say hi if you see them in Xbox spaces. How did gaming become one […]

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NerdyBirdy Oct 4, 2022
Community

Kyleia is October’s Ambassador of the Month!

It’s October and we have a new Ambassador of the Month! Please welcome Kyleia! Kyleia has been a gamer since childhood and brings a love for gaming in all shapes and forms to the Xbox Ambassadors Program. She literally grew up on gaming, first playing Duck Hunt and Super Mario on the NES. Find out […]

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Otter Sep 15, 2022
Community

Hispanic Heritage Month 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! The Xbox Ambassadors community is made up of a very diverse group of gamers from many parts of the world. We have always been all about amplifying and highlighting voices within our awesome community.  So, for this month, we asked Hispanic and Latin Ambassadors about the importance of representation in games […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 8, 2022
Community

National Video Game Day ’22: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Happy National Video Games Day! To celebrate, we asked Xbox Ambassadors how they would describe the impact that gaming and gaming communities have had on them. We received hundreds of responses highlighting the positivity and importance of gaming. TheMOHAAMaster I had met a friend when we were young teenagers through playing Call of Duty United […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 6, 2022
Community

Player1MGA is September’s Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

It’s September and we have a new Ambassador of the Month! Please welcome Player1MGA! Player1MGA has been a gamer for quite some time and brings that wealth of experience and knowledge to the Xbox Ambassadors Program. Find out more about him below and be sure to say hi if you see him in Xbox spaces. […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 2, 2022
Community

How to Make New Friends in Gaming

Everyone interacts with gaming differently. For some, gaming is a solo activity best enjoyed on their own. But for others, gaming is an inherently social activity. Whether they’re playing party games with all their friends sprawled across their living room or planning online raids, gaming isn’t complete without their social circle. But what if you […]

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NerdyBirdy Aug 19, 2022
Community

Why Representation in Gaming Matters

Our media and culture shape all of us. Whether deliberately or inadvertently, we all find examples or role models to follow in the music, movies, and books we listen to, watch, and read. Because of media’s influence on our lives, we must understand the importance of creating characters and narratives that can be honest, thoughtful, […]

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SGoldAndS Aug 10, 2022
Community

How Indie Games Affect Gaming

I’d like to talk about how much indie games affect gaming.  I’m an indie game developer myself right now and I’m happy to share the experience that I got, too. Game development is an art. A couple of years ago, there was a not very pleasant event in my life – many of my friends […]

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Fifthpaw Aug 9, 2022
Community

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples! The wonderful art accompanying this blog was created in the traditional art style used by the Snoqualmie people by Bethany Fackrell. You can also find her on Instagram and Facebook. Each piece of the art tells a different story. For example, the five circles towards the […]