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  • Homebrew XBox Apps: The YouTube of Games

    Homebrew XBox Apps: The YouTube of Games

    The Interweb is atwitter at Microsoft’s decision to launch a low-end version of its XNA programming framework for making XBox games. The product, called the XNA Game Studio Express, costs $99 per year and allows students and amateurs to play in the XBox sandbox and share games and code with other programmers around the world. They’re trying to compare the service to YouTube, but this… Read More

  • Xbox And PS3 Side-By-Side Size Comparison

    Xbox And PS3 Side-By-Side Size Comparison

    If someone had told you four years ago that the PS3 would be later to market and larger in size than a 360 you’d have told him to put his Microsoft-loving lips firmly onto your posterior. Now it’s your turn to kiss a little bum, as Games Radar has pictures of an Xbox 360 side-by-side with a PS3. As you can see, the PS3 is wider, thicker and taller than its white counterpart. The sleek… Read More

  • First Look: Microsoft XBox 360 HD DVD Player

    First Look: Microsoft XBox 360 HD DVD Player

    In an effort to compete with Sony’s Blu-ray-enabled PS3, Microsoft is releasing an XBox 360 HD-DVD player peripheral for about $200, about $200-300 less than similar HD DVD players. Most of the the high-end audio and video processing will happen on the XBox itself, which means the drive will be essentially a “dumb” device designed simply to read HD DVD format disks. Read More