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ESPN for Microsoft Xbox Live to have split-screen view

07/30/2011, Love sports, but can’t stand the fact that sometimes there are two important games going on at the same time? DVR-ing a match for later viewing just doesn’t give you the same feel as watching it live, not to mention you won’t even be...

Avatar Kinect arriving on Xbox LIVE today

07/25/2011, The long-awaited Avatar Kinect that was introduced at CES earlier this year is now available to all Xbox LIVE users starting today. In case you forgot about it or you haven’t been paying much attention, Avatar Kinect is a new Xbox LIVE Gadget 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...

Xbox Live gets YouTube and live TV with Kinect voice controls

06/06/2011, At long last, YouTube is available on Xbox Live. So is live TV. Both new features will make full use of Kinect’s voice controls, just like Mass Effect 3. To control the new revamped Xbox Live UI (inspired by Windows Phone 7′s Metro UI live...

Rumor: Xbox Live might get ‘Diamond’ TV subscription service

06/03/2011, Gamers might have it on good faith that Microsoft’s Xbox Live is an online gaming platform, but that’s not how the top brass see it. In fact, there’s lots of money being made on Xbox Live with services such as Hulu Plus and Netflix. TV...

Xbox Live’s banner cop gets account hacked

04/04/2011, What is with hacking each other’s video game consoles these days? It’s almost like everyone is coming forward to show their “talents” after Sony’s grand threat on Geohot and Graf_Chokolo. In a rather ironic story, Stephen...

Xbox Live’s “Games on Demand” Downloads Continues to Rise

03/23/2011, Microsoft hasn’t hopped onto the Blu-Ray train for its Xbox 360 console yet because the company sees digital distribution as an increasingly important feature that will become the de-facto way to purchase video games in the future. According to a...

Microsoft loses $1.2M to Xbox Live exploiters

03/10/2011, A site that has been shutdown recently caused Microsoft a lot of headache and loss of Xbox Live revenue when it was running. The site was operated by some folks who somehow figured out the algorithm that could be used to generate Microsoft Points as well...

Xbox Live Rewards Program Goes Live

12/01/2010, Every company out there seems to offer loyalty programs and Microsoft has just launched the Xbox Live Rewards loyalty program, and it’s currently available for US and UK-based gamers. The system works pretty much like Club Nintendo, but instead of...

Xbox Live Platinum subscription could be a reality

09/01/2010, Hmmm, it looks as though the Xbox Live subscription service is going the way of credit cards – we are talking about the Gold subscription package being usurped by what could very well be the new Xbox Live Platinum subscription. Of course, with a...

Microsoft to boost Xbox LIVE audio quality this coming fall

08/26/2010, Microsoft has plans to improve the technical quality of voice communication for its Xbox LIVE service through a system update which is set to arrive this fall. The update will also coincide with the Kinect’s November launch, so you ought to be able...