In addition to showing off some games and announcing the pricing and release window for Xbox One, Microsoft confirmed that they will finally be dropping the Microsoft Points system in favor of local currencies. Read on for more.
Near the end of its press conference, Microsoft finally nailed down the release window and pricing for Xbox One. The new console will be available in 21 countries this November for £429 UK, 499 Euro, US $499. More after the jump.
Everyone's abuzz about Microsoft's latest statements regarding the Xbox One, which answer some of the questions folks had about online requirements and the state of used games. Read on for more.
Some more interesting information has surfaced about the Xbox One since the earlier reveal of Microsoft's upcoming console. One of the things many look at a system successor for is backwards compatibility, and unfortunately it appears that's something you won't find with Xbox One, both in terms of 360 discs and existing Xbox Live Arcade purchases. More after the jump.
Don Mattrick took the stage just a little over an hour ago to finally lift the curtain on the next generation of Microsoft's console, Xbox One. Thankfully, they actually showed the console itself immediately, making way for the massive box, controller, and Kinect camera. Read all about it after the jump!
Are you ready for Microsoft to reveal the next Xbox console? Even if you're not, you have a hair under a month to prep, because the company announced an event for May 21 that promises to lift the curtain on their next system. Read on for more.
Microsoft has been making a big push to be the center of living room entertainment centers for the past few years with the Xbox 360, and if the latest rumor is any indication, 2013 will be a two sided attack with a new set-top box featuring full Xbox Live access alongside its new console. Hit the jump for the details.
For her November 20th birthday, Microsoft announced that Claudia, the Eri Kitamura voiced bishoujo mascot for the Windows Azure Cloud service, will have a big presence at the end of year Comiket 83 doujinshi mega-event. Along with trying out Windows 8 and picking up limited Windows 8 tchotchke, fans will be able to mingle with/photograph a Claudia cosplayer. More after the jump.
There's no party like an Akihabara OS launch party. With Microsoft Windows 8 going on sale at midnight, crowds of tech enthusiasts flock to the otaku mecha to watch Madobe Nanami (Windows 7), Claudia and the other moe OS-tan girls welcome Windows 8's Madobe Yu and Madobe Ai (or You and I). Get a look after the jump.
With the current economic situation, there are problems with major corporations not just in the US, but all around the world. Those problems came to a head at a Chinese technology park that manufactures Xbox components, where 300 workers threatened factory management that they would commit mass suicide. More below.
Ten years ago, this was a very eventful week in gaming with the near-simultaneous release of the Xbox and GameCube. In honor of the Xbox's 10th birthday, join us for a look back at the original Microsoft gaming console, some of the highlights of its library, and not a single joke at the expense of its gigantic original controllers, all after the jump!