MishManners
Mister Taxel May 2, 2022
ambassador of the month

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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NerdyBirdy May 2, 2022
Announcements

Next 30 Days of Season 26

Moving Into May April has come and gone and we’re now already close to the halfway point of the new season. As we move into the month of May, we’d like to highlight some exciting events that are coming up as well as express our sincere gratitude to all our Xbox Ambassadors. We’d like to […]

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Fifthpaw May 2, 2022
Blog

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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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
Blog

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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NerdyBirdy Apr 4, 2022
ambassador of the month

LunaLight7 is the Ambassador of the Month for April 2022!

Our newest Xbox Ambassador of the Month is LunaLight7! She’s been an Xbox Ambassador since 2017 and is an active, helpful, and valuable member of the Xbox community. Below we have an extended question and answer session with LunaLight7, and be sure to say hello the next time you see her around.  How did gaming […]

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NerdyBirdy Apr 1, 2022
Blog

First 30 Days of Season 26

Looking Ahead to Season 26 – The Storyteller The theme of Season 26 is the Storyteller. The storyteller has always played a prominent role in gaming. After all, gaming is simply another medium in which to present new thoughts, ideas, or stories. Being the season of the Storyteller is also especially fitting because Asian and […]

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NerdyBirdy Apr 1, 2022
Blog

March Radness 2022 Wrap Up

After nearly a month of voting, the moment has finally come to celebrate the winners of this year’s Xbox Ambassadors March Radness. We started with four brackets with sixteen games but as the weeks progressed and the voting finished, we’re left with the winners of our four categories. We want to thank all the voters […]

red, blue, and black supercars race beneath a finish line with "Mexico" written in glowing letters. In the background, mountains and some hot air balloons.
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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NerdyBirdy Mar 17, 2022
Blog

Sharing New Experiences and Seeking New Horizons

There are few activities that offer the versatility, scale, or depth of immersion available in gaming. Gaming platforms allow you to dive into new worlds or ages from your desk or living room, or even from your seat on the city bus. Because of gaming’s incredible ability to create new worlds and environments, you can […]

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Fifthpaw Mar 1, 2022
Blog

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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NerdyBirdy Feb 18, 2022
Blog

The Magic of the Small Screen: Video Games as Cinema

The artistic scope and vision of video games has changed dramatically in just the last 30 years. Once confined to the domain of penny arcades and amusement parks, video games are now one of the world’s most widely used entertainment and technology sectors. Gaming today is as much a global hobby as it is both […]