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Xbox 360 dash update gets more new features

Microsoft has announced a number of extra changes that are on the way in the next Xbox 360 dashboard update due out on November 4th. Chief amongst the additions in a reworking of the codec powering voice chat. This will provide improved audio quality for those chatting with friends while …

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Valve talks Portal 2

Following its reveal last week, developer Valve has for the first spoke about its long-anticipated FPS puzzle sequel Portal 2 – and it doesn’t seem shy of raising expectations as high as it possibly can. US mag Game Informer reports that the game is set hundreds of years after the …

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Microsoft outlines 360 summer update 09

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has outlined the improvements coming to Xbox Live as part of its next major update to the service due out at the end of the summer. Though it lacks the headline changes that accompanied last year’s ‘New Xbox Experience’ revamp there’s plenty for users to …

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Microsoft begins autumn update hype machine

The ability to constantly reinvent how a console works and the functionality it offers has undoubtedly been one of the greatest innovations of the current generation of machines – and now Microsoft has for the first time started talking about its next significant Xbox 360 update. VG247 reports that in …

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Half of NXE features were cut

Ahead of the high-profile Xbox 360 firmware update that will bring with it the New Xbox Experience later this month , Microsoft has admitted that it had to cut half of its plans during the development process. Speaking to CVG, Microsoft’s Jerry Johnson stated: There’s still a lot of stuff …

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