Entries in 'hdd' (19)

Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

The additional graphical flourish that will accompany next-gen games will result in another fundamental change – filesizes are set to explode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
SONY: PS4 is region free, has upgradable HDD; Yoshida says it was "a great day"

SONY: PS4 is region free, has upgradable HDD; Yoshida says it was "a great day"

The PlayStation 4 will be region free and allow gamers to upgrade the internal hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
8GB Wii U console has 3GB of usable memory

8GB Wii U console has 3GB of usable memory

Nintendo may be taking bold strides into digital distribution with the Wii U, but owners of the 8GB Basic console will need to invest in external storage to make the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 1:09PM in News
MS investigating Xbox credit card security risk

MS investigating Xbox credit card security risk

A report from Philadelphia’s Drexel University has claimed that users’ credit card details can be obtained from ‘wiped’ Xbox 360 hard drives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 11:06AM in News

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Battlefield 3 will be 'standard def' on HDD-free Xbox 360s

Battlefield 3 will be 'standard def' on HDD-free Xbox 360s

Though Battlefield 3 will undoubtedly offer a real graphical treat, DICE has warned that those without a hard drive on their Xbox 360 will not receive the same visual experience ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2011 at 9:44AM in News
Xbox 360 gets 320GB HDD

Xbox 360 gets 320GB HDD

Microsoft is to release a high-capacity 320GB version of its Xbox 360 hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2011 at 9:41AM in News
Further Wii successor tech claims

Further Wii successor tech claims

Nintendo's new console will not include a hard drive, will house 8GB of internal flash memory and offer a proprietary disc format capable of storing 25GB of information.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 11:41AM in News
BioWare 'aware' of ME2 save woes on PS3

BioWare 'aware' of ME2 save woes on PS3

Developer BioWare has said it is investigating claims of alleged data loss suffered by some users of Mass Effect 2 on PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2011 at 9:43AM in News

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MS bundles digital Alan Wake

MS bundles digital Alan Wake

Microsoft has launched a new console bundle that for the first time features one of its triple-A retail releases in digital form.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 5:44PM in News
MS ‘aware’ of Halo Reach disc issues

MS ‘aware’ of Halo Reach disc issues

Microsoft has stated that it is looking to address problems with some copies of Halo Reach that are preventing some gamers from playing the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2010 at 10:08AM in News
Sony dismisses 3.41 firmware concerns

Sony dismisses 3.41 firmware concerns

The recent 3.41 firmware update for the PS3 is not behind some reported problems some owners are claiming to have when trying to upgrade the hard drive in their consoles, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 4:42PM in News
MS phasing out 360 memory cards

MS phasing out 360 memory cards

Microsoft is to phase out both the 120GB Xbox 360 hard drive and its range of branded memory cards, the platform holder has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 1:28PM in News

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MS slashes 120GB HDD RRP

MS slashes 120GB HDD RRP

Microsoft has confirmed that it has slashed £50 off the price of the Xbox 360 120GB hard drive as it tries to clear stock ahead of the arrival of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 12:12PM in News
No standalone 250GB HDD for the UK

No standalone 250GB HDD for the UK

Microsoft has dashed hopes that the launch of a standalone SKU for the 250GB Xbox 360 HDD in Japan may lead to a similar move in the UK, while at ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 4:45PM in News
JAPAN: Xbox 250GB HDD dated

JAPAN: Xbox 250GB HDD dated

Xbox 360 owners in Japan will soon be able to get their hands on a standalone version of the 250GB HDD – a peripheral only available in hardware bundles in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 10:37AM in News
Xbox 250GB HDD is bundle only

Xbox 250GB HDD is bundle only

Retail will not be receiving a standalone version of Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 250GB hard drive, the platform holder’s community head Larry Hyrb has confirmed in a trailer currently available ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2009 at 12:44PM in News

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Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has lifted the lid on its scheme to help those lacking memory space ahead of the release of the new Xbox dashboard upgrade next month.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2008 at 11:46AM in News
E3 08: Future PSP could have hard drive

E3 08: Future PSP could have hard drive

With Sony putting plenty of emphasis on its still-blossoming portable machine at this year's E3, Sony’s American CEO has spoke openly for the first time about his ideas for the ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2008 at 6:27PM in News
E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

Xbox’s Major Nelson has outlined the main features coming as part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 dashboard update this autumn, many of which represent a significant upgrade in functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 5:36PM in News