A graphic depicting five Xbox Avatars. From left to right is a woman wearing a hearing aid, a woman with a prosthetic leg waving, a woman in a wheelchair, a man holding an Xbox Adaptive Controller and a man with a prosthetic arm crouched down
Fifthpaw Oct 22, 2021
Blog

Xbox Ambassadors with Disabilities Share Their Gaming Stories

Highlighting and amplifying community voices has always been important to the Xbox Ambassadors community. So, in celebration of the disability community this month, we reached out to our Xbox MVPs and Community Champions who are a part of the community and asked them to share their own gaming stories. Here are their stories in their […]

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NerdyBirdy Oct 8, 2021
Blog

Could Video Games Be Good For Our Mental Health?

It’s not exactly a secret that mental health and wellness is a serious concern for millions of Americans. Our mental health affects every aspect of our lives, from work and relationships to the enjoyment of leisure and new experiences. As mental illnesses often have a debilitating effect, it’s become increasingly important for many to prioritize […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 30, 2021
Community

Should Video Games be Considered as Art?

What is Art? In 1865, the French painter Edouard Manet first exhibited his painting, Olympia, in the Paris Salon. Olympia, which depicts a nude woman being brought flowers while lying on her bed, caused immediate public outrage. The painting was viciously condemned by art critics and the larger public, with the frenzy reaching a fever […]

A Gameboy surrounded by three cartridges
NerdyBirdy Sep 21, 2021
Community

Nostalgia Gaming: Why We Keep Going Back

Some of my most enduring childhood memories involve watching my older brother and sister play videogames on an old Super Nintendo in our shared bedroom. At the time, console gaming was still in its infancy, and most of the games of the time were relatively simple and unsophisticated. Side scrolling adventures, 2D fighters, and basic […]

White Xbox controller in front of green and blue graphics on the left. Xbox Ambassadors and Game Club logos on the left. Text reading: Get together for Games and Giveaways. August 1-31 Summer Games Party 2021.
Miss AshesX Aug 18, 2021
Community

Summer Games Party Stream Line-Up!

We’re halfway through our month-long Summer Games Party and we’ve got some more exciting streams coming up on our official Twitch channel! There are going to be giveaways, missions, and some fun interviews happening so you won’t want to miss out! Here’s what we have lined up so far:   Host: Kiesey Special Guest: Cyrille […]

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Mister Taxel Aug 17, 2021
Community

XA Community Champions Summer Stream – August 21!

This Saturday, August 21, Xbox Ambassador Community Champions will be hosting a virtual get-together for their fellow Ambassadors to join and enjoy. We’ve got a packed schedule of 4 different games lined up (all on Xbox Game Pass), with a variety of community hosts as well! Join your fellow Ambassadors for a community-led livestream on […]

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Mister Taxel Aug 2, 2021
Announcements

Summer Games Party Play Date: Human Fall Flat!

Xbox Ambassadors, it’s Summer Games Party this month and that means we get a bonus Play Date. For an extra dash of knowledge, charisma, and general humanity, this Play Date will be hosted by NorthernZoot! Zoot is a Play Host, Community Champion, Xbox MVP, and widely recognized source of wisdom for all things Human Fall […]

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Miss AshesX Jun 23, 2021
Community

XA Community Play Date: Human Fall Flat!

Xbox Ambassadors, get ready for our next Community Play Date this Sunday, June 27th! We’ll be getting together as many Ambassadors and their guests as we can in Human Fall Flat for some teamwork, puzzle solving, and wobbly walking physics and now with cross play between Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC! Xbox […]