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The Xbox One Reveal is now over, and it is not looking good for core gamers. After the event, sites were able to get some more insight on the Microsoft console that wasn’t revealed via the presentation. One of them is that gamers would have to pay a fee to play a used game.
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Because the Xbox One uses the x86 architecture, it won’t be able to play Xbox 360 games, nor will it be able to transfer XBLA games from the Xbox 360. However, your Gamerscore and Xbox Live Gamertag will transfer, according to engadget.
Microsoft will still support the Xbox 360 even after the Xbox More >
One of Xbox’s most popular exclusive IP titles, Forza Motorsport 5, has been announced as a launch title for the Xbox One.
Developed by Turn 10 Studios, this new trailer shows off the Xbox One’s graphic capabilities. You’ll have to wait until E3 comes to get a bigger taste of the More >
In the last few months the new Xbox console had many names: Durango, Xbox Infinity, Xbox 720. Today it was finally announced as the Xbox One. The Xbox One will feature a 500 GB hard drive, 8 GB of system memory, USB 3.0 ports (unknown currently how many), an 8-core CPU, 64-bit architecture, More >
Microsoft has debuted the Xbox One today during the Xbox Reveal Presentation. We finally get to see how the console looks like, and it’s looking black and boxy. Some people may not be a fan of the new design, but I love consoles with flat surfaces (I like to put the case of the game I’m playing on More >
Thanks to the new Kinect Sensor we shall dub Kinect 2.0 for the Xbox One, it will allow you to give voice commands to do just about everything. Life just got easier for your entertainment pleasure. Microsoft added three different operating systems to obtain seamless transitions allowing you to go More >
It looks like Sony wants to eclipse the Microsoft next-gen Xbox conference tomorrow by releasing a new teaser for the PlayStation 4. We really can’t tell much about how the system is going to look like from the teaser, since it’s very blurry and we see quick close-up shots. At least we know it’s More >
Welcome to episode 3 of the NR Podcast. Join the NR Podcast team as we talk crap on each other and what’s happening in the world of nerd-dom. Our previous episodes were comic book heavy, but this time we expand on video game news like the next-gen consoles, EA More >
The Microsoft Points system can be confusing, and it looks like Microsoft figured that it’s best to get rid of it for good.
A report has said that Microsoft plans to move forward with promoting the gift card system similar to vouchers for iTunes. If you don’t want to purchase gift cards, you can More >
Yeah, the rumor that the next Xbox will require online connectivity when playing video games had gamers worried. It lead to a Microsoft creative director resigning because he was taking jabs at gamers who are complaining about always-online for the next-gen Microsoft console. Now there’s a report More >
Microsoft has been pushing the Kinect peripheral since its launch for the Xbox 360. Now that the Kinect is rumored to be mandatory with the next Xbox, what new peripheral can Microsoft add for the next-gen console? How about the IllumiRoom, a projector peripheral that enhances gameplay by More >
Microsoft will be unveiling the next Xbox on May 21 at a special event in Redmond, Washington. Paul Thurott, a veteran tech blogger from Windows IT Pro, has given us an in-depth report on what we’re going to get from the next Xbox (codenamed Durango). Out of all the different features, the most More >
Months after the PlayStation 4 official announcement, Microsoft has decided to reveal the next Xbox on May 21, 2013. Media outlets received an invitation to the event that’s being held in Redmond, Washington, at 10 AM PST. It will be streaming online and on Spike TV in North America.
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In a rare showing of actual customer consideration by a huge corporation, Microsoft has announced that it has enabled free access to Xbox Live Gold for Xbox 360 users in America, Canada, Latin America, and Japan for this weekend only.
Well well well, if this isn’t karma then I don’t know what is. Remember Adam Orth? He’s Microsoft Creative Director for their next-gen console who pretty much insulted more than half of America on his tweets. According to sources close to Orth, they informed Kotaku that he had just recently More >
It wasn’t too long ago when independent developers would try to get the attention of the big guys like Sony and Microsoft just so that their games gets a chance to be played by gamers worldwide. Times are changing and Sony knows this, as they are trying create a PlayStation 4 that’s More >
It started with 32 teams and so far we are seeing some intense matches from some hungry teams looking to dominate and take the championship. On Day 2, the brackets are divided between the Winners and Losers brackets while teams are going home one by one.
In the Winner’s finals, two of the More >
Next-gen Xbox requires internet to boot games? Microsoft Creative Director says ‘deal with it’ for always online
I’m thinking that Microsoft isn’t going to win in the popularity votes if they are going to be moving in this direction. Sources from Kotaku have revealed that the next-gen Xbox, codenamed Durango, won’t allow you to boot a game if you don’t have an internet connection.
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It looks like Fox and Microsoft have reached an agreement to have a Trademark Coexistence for Killer Instinct. So now it is possible to see the return of Fulgore, Glacier, Jago, Spinal, Orchid and others to an XBox near you. The agreement was needed because Fox had aired a TV show of the same name More >
Remember the rumor that was going around that the next-gen Xbox, codenamed Durango, was not going to allow used games from being played? Could the “Always On, Always Connected” feature prevent gamers from playing used games? Vgleaks was able to get screenshots of the Durango Xbox Development Kit More >
Well it seems like a ten year anniversary Xbox 360 is not the only version this holiday season. Recently Amazon started listing a new Xbox 360 bundle that would include a Nike+ game for pre-order. The bundle will include a 4GB Xbox 360, Kinect sensor, Nike+ Kinect Training game, and one month of More >
It’s been 5yrs since we saw Master Chief float off in his frozen tomb with Cortana keeping a watchful eye on him. In Halo 4, we see the resurrection of the Chief and his baddassery that follows. The biggest difference this time around is that the original developers, Bungie, are not the studio More >
For all you XBOX loyalists, get ready to drool! Today, Director of Xbox programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb posted an image of this console on his Twitter account. This ten-year edition console will be given away for FREE to long-time XBL users. The console comes in a special color scheme with More >
Ask most PC gamers about their rig and you’ll probably have a very long discussion about parts, configuration, and tweaks a mile long. PC building is like being a car guy and building the engine to your dream car; some people just won’t understand. With new games coming out every year that look and More >
Well by now most of the Hardcore Halo fans have picked up their copies of Halo 4. If you haven’t picked up your copy yet and are planning on spending hundreds of hours pwning players online, now is the best time.
Microsoft has announced the “Halo 4 Combat Tour”, which rewards you for logging in a More >