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  • Internet Explorer Will Land On The Xbox 360 “This Fall” With Kinect Controls In Tow

    Internet Explorer Will Land On The Xbox 360 “This Fall” With Kinect Controls In Tow

    The announcements just keep pouring out of Microsoft’s press event at the Galen Center, so here’s another one to chew on — Microsoft has announced that a version of their Internet Explorer browser will make its way to the Xbox 360 some time “this fall.” “Internet Explorer coupled with the power of Xbox will for the first time deliver a fast, fluid, intuitive… Read More

  • Guess Where This Crab Lives! (Hint: Inside An Xbox 360)

    Guess Where This Crab Lives! (Hint: Inside An Xbox 360)

    We’ve all been there. After years of faithful service and happy memories, the trusty old (insert gadget here) is tuckered out and needs replacing. Some of us recycle our old gadgetry (and bravo/a to you), while others might try to sell it on the cheap, eBay-style. But here‘s something I bet you never considered doing with your old… say, Xbox 360. Read More

  • Verizon And Microsoft Partner Up For Live TV On The Xbox 360

    Verizon And Microsoft Partner Up For Live TV On The Xbox 360

    Good news, FiOS fans! Verizon and Microsoft have announced today that they have struck an agreement to bring live HD television channels to your Xbox 360 without any additional hardware. Now, don’t expect to get Verizon’s full channel lineup on your console just yet — according to their just-released statement, Verizon will only be bringing “a selection of popular live… Read More

  • Sony Slashes $50 Off The PS3, Drops The Base Model To $250

    Sony Slashes $50 Off The PS3, Drops The Base Model To $250

    Watch out! Price cuts all around! Following the 3DS price drop, Sony just cut a cool $50 off the PS3, dropping the 160GB model to $250 down from $300. The 320GB model is also a little lower now with a $299 price tag. This puts the PS3 in a slightly better position ahead of the oh-so-important holiday season. The Wii is currently priced at $150 and comes bundled with Mario Kart. The base model… Read More

  • Only 6000 Xbox 360 Units Sold In Japan In May

    This isn’t a knock on the 360, but it really demonstrates the differences between the US and Japanese markets, and shows how you can’t please all the people, all the time. Only six thousand Xbox 360s were moved in all of Japan in May, for a total of around 1.47 million. Compare that to over five million PS3s sold and over ten million Wiis. Yet here in the states, the 360 is… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Buy The Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle, Receive $100 Amazon Credit

    Want to contribute to making the 360 the best selling console of all time? Amazon has a might fine deal going on. When you purchase the $299 Xbox 360 4GB Kinect bundle, they’re throw in a $100 credit within two days of purchase. Use this credit for, I don’t know, Kinectimals, Michael Jackson The Experience, or pre-order Mass Effect 3 since it will utilize the Kinect’s… Read More

  • Crytek Developer: New Xbox Coming At E3 2012

    Despite industry sources and commentators suggesting that 2014, or 2013 at the earliest, would be the timing for a new generation of consoles, one insider claims Microsoft is planning on revealing it in the next 12 months, also known as “in the next year.” Read More

  • Mad Catz And Tritton Say Their Warhead Is The Ultimate Wireless 360 Headset

    Last night we got a live tour of the latest from Mad Catz, including this rather comprehensively-featured headset for the Xbox 360. The big “what’s new” on this one is that it’s “truly wireless,” with no cord to the controller — making it the only wireless Dolby 7.1 headset out there. That may be putting somewhat of a fine point on it (there are… Read More

  • Microsoft Finally Announces Serious Kinect Games For Serious Gamers — Star Wars, Mass Effect 3, Even Minecraft

    Alright, finally. Microsoft released the Kinect last year with games that turned out to be to nothing more than virtual parlor games. But today at the company’s E3 2011 presser, they took the wraps off the first round of games that finally seem to be meant for gamers — you know, gamers as in people that enjoy virtual killing and such. The headliner? Oh it must be Star Wars Kinect. Read More

  • Microsoft Has Sold 55 Million Xbox 360s Worldwide

    Well, I think we can call the 360 a hit now. The console is six years old and, according to a chart by the NPD, has never seen a down year in the states. What’s more, it’s actually increasing in sales thanks in part to the Kinect. That, if you’re to believe these stats, makes the Xbox 360 the only console in history to see such growth this far into its lifecycle. Other… Read More

  • Your Nightmares Have Arrived: Kinect-Driven Powerpoint

    While I can’t imagine anyone would want to perform the feats demonstrated in this video, what you’re seeing is basically a hack that allows users to control PC programs – including Powerpoint – using the Kinect. Why? Because it’s there. At IIT Delhi, a technologist named Ramaprasanna showed off his proof-of-concept demo using an unreleased Kinect SDK. Read More

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