Microsoft is no stranger to OS-tan moe technology personifications. There's Windows 7's Madobe Nanami, Windows 8's Madobe Yu and Madobe Ai, Claudia for the Azure technology and now, Inori Aizawa for internet explorer. Check her out in action after the jump.
Imagine you own an Xbox One. Now imagine you have the attention span of a gnat. Microsoft's latest promotional video shows how the new user interface might help you deal with that deadly combination. Take a tour after the jump.
If you were hoping to pair up your Xbox One purchase with some fancy headgear, you'll have to wait until next year. Microsoft recently confirmed a statement saying that the Xbox One Headset Adapter, which allows for third party support, won't be available until early 2014. More after the jump.
We've had a look at the console itself and some of its launch games, and we've even spent far too much time studying its controller, so why not take a peek inside the workings of the Xbox One friends list? See how it all works in the video after the jump.
Microsoft already shared its list of Xbox One launch titles, so all that's left is a date to mark on our calendars. Well, now we have it: Xbox One is officially set to launch in 13 markets on November 22. More after the jump.
Cologne, Germany's gamescom event is off and running this week, and Microsoft is on hand to share plenty of Xbox One information. Among it all was confirmation of the upcoming console's launch lineup, which boasts 23 titles, including games like Panzer Dragoon successor Crimson Dragon, Dead Rising 3, and more. Hit the jump for the full list.
The Xbox One controller may look like a slightly nicer Xbox 360 controller, but a new video showcases around 40 improvements, big and small, that make it better. From the d-pad to enhanced force feedback, see what's new as Major Nelson speaks with General Manager of Xbox accessories Zulfi Alam after the jump.
The next two games to arrive free for Xbox Live Gold members as part of Microsoft's Games with Gold program have been revealed. This month's treats are Crackdown and Dead Rising 2, which follow July's complimentary offering of Assassin's Creed II. Details after the jump.
Microsoft has taken a step to be more friendly to independent developers with confirmation that self-publishing will be allowed on Xbox One. The upcoming console will essentially function as a developer debug unit, letting indie creators run in-progress game code and publish their own games. Read on for more.
If you don't feel your current Xbox 360 controller properly accentuates your untouchable baller status, Microsoft has something just for you. This August a Special Edition Chrome Series Gold Wireless Controller will launch in the US exclusively through GameStop and Microsoft Store locations. More after the jump.
Reports were flying around today about Microsoft's President of Interactive Entertainment Business, Don Mattrick, leaving the company to join Zynga. It looks like those were all spot on, because a press release went out in the afternoon confirming Mattrick's new role as Chief Executive Officer at Zynga. Read on for more.
Well, no matter how you feel like taking this one, Microsoft listened to someone. Whether it was the fans, the actions of Sony, or the echoing slow grind of pre-orders, the company is pulling a reversal on some of its reviled Xbox One DRM restrictions, including the 24-hour online check-in and its disc sharing/trade-in policies. Read on for more.