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Zatomas May 4, 2022
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What Can Indie Games Teach Us About Kindness?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind if I say, “kindness in gaming”? Most probably it’ll be being fair, inclusive, and yes, kind to the people you play with, whether you know them or not. That is pretty much where good gaming lies, right? Nevertheless, unlike other forms of entertainment, gaming requires an active […]

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Mister Taxel May 2, 2022
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MishManners is May 2022 Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

It’s a new month and that means it’s time to announce our newest Xbox Ambassador of the Month and Community Champion – MishManners! MishManners is a content creator, journalist, and hackathon queen. As a Level 4 Xbox Ambassador, she’s a proud advocate for making gaming more safe, fun, and welcoming to everyone. You may recognize […]

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Fifthpaw May 2, 2022
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Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Today marks the start of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! The Xbox Ambassadors program has always been about amplifying and highlighting voices within our awesome community. So, in celebration, we asked those who identify as Asian/Pacific Islander how games with API representation have impacted them and to share their own stories about being a […]

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Semoclive Apr 21, 2022
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Gaming Positively with the Xbox Ambassadors

In the interest of keeping this as brief as possible (we’ve all got games to get back to), let me begin with the end; making the Xbox community an overall more positive and kinder place can only be good for us in the long run, both in gaming circles and out. Now, why do I […]

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Taxel Apr 20, 2022
Community

XA Community Playdate April 24 – Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

Xbox Ambassadors, it’s time to get together in another community playdate! This will be our third Playdate in a row hosted and facilitated by Community Champions! Join PalmettoBling, AngelObullets, Spoodly Phoenix, and your fellow Xbox Ambassadors for some Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville multiplayer on Sunday, April 24th at 9:30AM PT. Read on below […]

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Negangaming Apr 8, 2022
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The Benefits of Gaming for Older Gamers

I am 44 years old and have been gaming for most of my life. I’ve played on most consoles and of course my PC as well. I remember getting the first Xbox and the excitement I felt when opening the box and setting it up for the first time. I got that feeling again last […]

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Bailout Baino Apr 6, 2022
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X-Men and the Xbox

Now that Xbox is acquiring Activision, can we discuss the games that we’d like to see join Game Pass or get a remaster? For me personally, I would love to see the X-Men games join the Game Pass library. Three games in particular stand out to me from my childhood, and all three were released […]

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Taxel Mar 23, 2022
Community

XA Community Playdate March 27 – Forza Horizon 5

Xbox Ambassadors, it’s time to get together in another community playdate! This will be our second Playdate in a row hosted and facilitated by Community Champions! Join CerebralPaul#921, AngelObullets, Spoodly Phoenix, and your fellow Xbox Ambassadors for some Forza Horizon 5 multiplayer on Sunday, March 27th at 9:30AM PT. We’ll get some convoys together and […]

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Fifthpaw Mar 1, 2022
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Women’s History Month 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Happy Women’s History Month! Highlighting and amplifying community voices is core to the Xbox Ambassadors community. So, in celebration, we asked those who identify as women how games with female representation have impacted them and to share their own stories about being a member of a gaming community.  Here are their stories in their own […]

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Taxel Feb 14, 2022
Community

XA Community Playdate February 20 – Halo Infinite

Xbox Ambassadors, it’s time to get together in another community playdate! This time we’re doing something a little bit different – the event will be hosted and facilitated by Community Champions! Join IMHEYSUS, CerebralPaul#921, and your fellow Xbox Ambassadors for some Halo Infinite multiplayer on Sunday, February 20th at 9:30AM PT. We’ll get a big […]

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Fifthpaw Feb 1, 2022
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Black History Month 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Hey, happy Black History Month! The Xbox Ambassadors program has always been about highlighting and amplifying voices within our wonderful community. So, in celebration, we asked those who identify as Black/African American how games with diverse representation have impacted them and to share their own stories about being a member of a gaming community.  We […]

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NerdyBirdy Jan 13, 2022
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The Importance of Community: Finding Connection Through Gaming

Connection and community have always been an essential part of healthy living. As social animals, we’re meant to seek out relationships with others. It’s what makes us human and is necessary for us to build friendships, families, and societies. These associations not only fill out our life, they’re also just plain good for us. Strong […]