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Watch Microsoft reveal the new Xbox console tonight – live stream links here

Microsoft will put months of rumours and speculation to rest with the reveal of its new Xbox console tonight. The reveal will take place on-campus at Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters, and as described by the IEB division’s chief of staff Aaron Greenberg, it will lay the foundation for the new Xbox …

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IHS Screen Digest: What Microsoft needs to do at the New Xbox reveal

Piers Harding-Rolls, the head of games at analyst firm IHS Screen Digest, has set out his demands of what Microsoft must do at the New Xbox reveal tomorrow night… The competitive landscape for games consoles is more complex than ever. Against this background, Microsoft is poised to reveal its next …

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Microsoft finally talks new Xbox

After years of speculation Microsoft has finally gone on record to discuss its new home console. The comments come as part of the latest Major Nelson podcast. Microsoft’s interactive entertainment chief of staff Aaron Greenberg revealed that the company is planning a two-stage console reveal. The first part is tomorrow …

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New Xbox wishlist: Five musts for a fitting successor to the Xbox 360

The Xbox brand was launched in India in a big way in 2006. Microsoft pulled out all the stops, roping in celebrity endorsements from the likes of Akshay Kumar and Yuvraj Sigh. Seven years on, we’re set to welcome the 360’s successor, and we don’t expect anywhere near that level …

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Microsoft promises tonnes of Xbox exclusives, world premieres at E3

Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg has described the 21st May reveal of the new Xbox as laying the foundation” for the new platform, with most of the new games to be revealed at E3. Speaking on Major Nelson’s podcast (as transcribed by Videogamer), Microsoft’s chief of staff at the IEB division said, …

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Molyneux on New Xbox: "I don’t want another way of looking at Facebook"

The always outspoken Peter Molyneux has admitted that he hopes Microsoft doesn’t forget to focus on the gaming credentials of the new Xbox. Although details remain highly secretive, rumours abound that the machine will be positioned as much as a living room entertainment hub as it will a games machine …

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Crytek’s Ryse, new Forza game to be new Xbox launch titles – report

Crytek’s Kinect action game, Ryse, is now a launch title for the new Xbox, as is a new Forza game with super life-like” visuals, a new report has suggested. Rumours of Ryse being moved to next-gen have been doing the rounds for a while, although Crytek has remained tight-lipped on …

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New Xbox reveal on 21st May, to be called simply ‘Xbox’: report

The new Xbox will be simply called ‘Xbox’, will require an always-on internet connection, and will be revealed on 21st May, claims established tech bloggerPaul Thurrott. Thurrott made several claims about the new Xbox console on thetheWhat The Techpodcast, reportsAll Games Beta. One of the most important ofThurrott’s claims about …

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Xbox 720 controller largely unchanged; GameStop boss says new machine is "very hot"

The controller used with Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox is nearly identical to the model that ships with Xbox 360. That’s according to Kotaku, which has word from sources that both the new console and its controllers are currently in the hands of developers. The only noticeable difference is said to be …

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Next Xbox requires always-online activation to deter used sales – report

Microsoft is implementing some stringent security measures to deter used-game sales, a new report has suggested. Edge has learned from sources with first-hand knowledge of the new Xbox that the console will require an always-online connection for games to be played in a bid to curb used-game sales, similar to …

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