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Limited edition droid-themed Xbox 360 unveiled

07/21/2011, What do Motorola and Microsoft have in common? Not much at the moment, but come this fall, both companies will have Droid-themed products up for sale. Droid-themed, you say? To be more specific, we’re talking about the droids from Star Wars – and...

Xbox 360 references spotted in Windows 8 kernel

07/12/2011, Is Microsoft working on merging two of their famous names in the future? Perhaps, if what you are about to read is true. It seems that Microsoft is working hard to integrate Xbox LIVE support right into the next generation operating system known as...

Ben Heck disc changer for the Xbox 360

07/11/2011, Anyone who is serious about video games would certainly have heard about Ben Heck – modder extraordinary, coming up with plenty of interesting designs in the past that might be mistaken by some to be straight from the manufacturer themselves if one...

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 to get a R2-D2 edition?

07/08/2011, Star Wars fans, are you ready for this? It seems that there have been some whisperings that Microsoft may be prepping a limited edition R2-D2 themed Xbox 360 console for release either towards the end of this year or in 2012. We highly doubt that it...

Microsoft warns consumers about the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens

07/07/2011, Remember the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens we wrote about last month; the Kinect add-on accessory that allowed users to enjoy the Kinect in a smaller than usual room? Well, it looks like Microsoft isn’t too pleased about the Zoom despite the device...

Original Crysis arriving on Xbox 360

07/01/2011, When Crysis was first introduced to the PC back in 2007, it was notoriously famous for bringing even the best gaming rigs down to their knees. For many years it remained the go to game when it came to testing out the performance of a computer’s graphic...

Microsoft’s secretly been updating Kinect’s accuracy

06/29/2011, We knew something felt different at E3 when we bopped around swinging our arms and legs in various Kinect game demos, but we couldn’t quite pinpoint it. Sure enough, Microsoft’s Xbox senior product manager David Dennis has let it be known that...

Proof the Xbox 360 is the place to play games online

06/28/2011, According to the NPD Group’s newest data (numerical data isn’t available for the public), the Xbox 360 sells twice as many online-enabled games than on the PlayStation 3 and seven times more on the Wii in 2010. The love for the Xbox 360...

Microsoft still not sure 3D has any value for the Xbox 360

06/27/2011, To 3D or not to 3D? That is the question that Microsoft is asking itself. While competitors Sony and Nintendo are pushing 3D in the living room and on the go respectively, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has yet to actively support the extra layer of depth....

Microsoft: no plans to build a portable Xbox

06/27/2011, Nintendo has its 3DS and Sony will have its PS Vita by the end of this year. What does Microsoft have to say about portable gaming? According to Microsoft’s COO Dennis Durkin, the answer is not much. Citing the Nintendo 3DS, Durkin says that...

ExEn ports XNA games over to iOS

06/24/2011, Ever wished you could play your favorite Xbox 360, Windows or Windows 7 games on your iOS device? Well that may all become a reality thanks to a programmer named Andrew Russell. He is developing ExEn, an open source software that allows developers to port...

Nope, Crytek isn’t making any next-gen Xbox games

06/20/2011, Well, that was quick. Last week there was ripple within the gaming community that indicated Crytek was already working on TimeSplitters 4 for the next Xbox 360. Speaking to IGN, Crytek denies that it has any next-generation hardware development kits from...

Kinect SDK used to create Twitter client

06/17/2011, The Official Kinect SDK was only released yesterday and it looks like folks have already started getting busy with it. James Pfaff, an intern at Microsoft came up with a simple Twitter client for the Kinect. He used hand gestures to select the characters,...