Entries in 'Xbox' (907)

OPINION: The end of pre-owned would be a disaster for games

OPINION: The end of pre-owned would be a disaster for games

Reports this morning – which it must be said remain totally unsubstantiated – claim that the Next Xbox could incorporate a new technology that blocks the use of pre-owned games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2012 at 9:34AM in News
New Xbox to block pre-owned, incorporate Blu-ray

New Xbox to block pre-owned, incorporate Blu-ray

Barely a day passes now without some sort of fresh claim about the Next Xbox, but today’s are arguably some of the juiciest so far.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2012 at 8:23AM in News
New Xbox "6x as powerful as Xbox 360"

New Xbox "6x as powerful as Xbox 360"

The successor to the Xbox 360 will be six times as powerful as the current machine, fresh reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2012 at 8:28AM in News

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Capcom Digital Collection out March

Capcom Digital Collection out March

Capcom will release its eight-game Digital Collection bundle – complete with two Street Fighter titles – on March 30th in the UK.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 24th 2012 at 9:47AM in News
Xbox drives Microsoft EDD to record sales

Xbox drives Microsoft EDD to record sales

A successful Christmas for Xbox 360 hardware and software saw Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division post record sales of $4.24bn for the Christmas quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2012 at 9:02AM in News
Doom makes Xbox Live comeback

Doom makes Xbox Live comeback

Iconic ‘90s FPS Doom has returned to Xbox Live Arcade today after being absent for more than a year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2012 at 11:15AM in News

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360 dash app usage rises 50%

360 dash app usage rises 50%

The amount of consumers using entertainment apps on Xbox Live globally increased by 50 per cent from November to December.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 18th 2012 at 10:37AM in News
Ghost Recon Future Soldier delayed to May

Ghost Recon Future Soldier delayed to May

Ubisoft has pushed back Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier on consoles by two months to May 25th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 10th 2012 at 5:35PM in News
Next Xbox to include tablet?

Next Xbox to include tablet?

A report from consumer site Gamespot claims to have word that the new Xbox, which will be revealed at this year’s E3, will include some sort of portable tablet ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2012 at 10:49AM in News

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OPINION: New format war could tip balance back to traditional gaming

OPINION: New format war could tip balance back to traditional gaming

There will be a chunk of readers who think two new consoles at June’s E3 is at best too premature, or, at worst, expensive folly. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 6th 2012 at 8:25AM in News
Microsoft and Datel settle Xbox 360 lawsuits

Microsoft and Datel settle Xbox 360 lawsuits

Microsoft and accessory manufacturer Datel have settled their Xbox 360 patent infringement and antitrust cases against each other.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
RUMOUR: Microsoft replaces lead Xbox design boss

RUMOUR: Microsoft replaces lead Xbox design boss

Xbox design manager Don Coyner has been replaced as the lead for Microsoft's next-gen console, according to reports.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 15th 2011 at 3:51PM in News
YouTube lands on Xbox Live

YouTube lands on Xbox Live

UK Xbox 360 owners will be able to access a host of new dashboard apps today including YouTube, Blinkbox, MSN and Muzu.TV.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News

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OnLive says Xbox/PlayStation tie-in "would be great"

OnLive says Xbox/PlayStation tie-in "would be great"

OnLive appears eager to end its direct competition with the established home consoles, with one of the company’s executives openly encouraging Sony and Microsoft to incorporate the cloud game tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 3:45PM in News
Xbox 360 adopts Verizon cable TV service in US

Xbox 360 adopts Verizon cable TV service in US

Verizon has announced a new deal with Microsoft in the US that will see Xbox 360 offer a varied cable TV service as part of its US offering.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 3:33PM in News
INTERVIEW: The X(box) Factor

INTERVIEW: The X(box) Factor

Who better an interview subject for a piece looking at the rise and rise of Xbox than its new UK director of retail sales and marketing Jonathan Grimes?

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 29th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
'Kinect 2 can lip read'

'Kinect 2 can lip read'

Microsoft’s second generation of Kinect hardware is so accurate that it is able to read the lips and interpret the facial emotions of users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 8:29AM in News
Next Xbox skips optical drive, goes digital only?

Next Xbox skips optical drive, goes digital only?

The latest rumours concerning Microsoft’s next Xbox console suggest that the company may launch an entry-level machine that is not compatible with disc-based games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2011 at 9:43AM in News
Grimes wants 'an Xbox in every home'

Grimes wants 'an Xbox in every home'

Xbox UK’s new retail sales and marketing boss says the 360 has a lot more mileage left in it.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 25th 2011 at 8:29AM in News
The Sun fights back in Xbox Live 'hacking' saga

The Sun fights back in Xbox Live 'hacking' saga

UK national newspaper The Sun is not sitting down in its campaign about alleged Xbox Live hacking.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 11:06AM in News
New 360 dash coming December 6th

New 360 dash coming December 6th

Xbox 360 owners can download a new-look dashboard update next month adding cloud storage and voice and gesture controls.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 10:12AM in News
Xbox Live 'hack' gets front page treatment from The Sun

Xbox Live 'hack' gets front page treatment from The Sun

UK national newspaper The Sun has this morning given front page space to a story concerning a phishing scam that has affected Xbox Live users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 9:29AM in News