Tag Archive: Xbox


Microsoft Releases Xbox Live App for iOS Devices

Xbox 360 owners can now check out their online profiles using their iOS devices. Larry Hyrb, better known as Major Nelson, the Xbox Live Programming Director recently unveiled an Xbox Live app for the iOS platform called My Xbox LIVE. The app lets users send messages, manage friend lists, edit profiles, change the features on an avatar, and view game achievement progress. You can now stay connected to the Xbox Live community on the go  [Read More…]

Microsoft Sold 507,000 Xbox 360 Units, Nearly Doubles Wii And PS3 In June

According to new market data, Microsoft managed to sell 507,000 Xbox 360?s in the month of June, selling nearly twice as many as other current-generation competitors. This is a positive outcome for the 6-year-old console. xbox360_logo This data was released by NPD, a market researcher, and later confirmed by Microsoft itself in a press release. Despite slowing demand for consumer products throughout this year, the console has managed to continue to grow year-over-year,  [Read More…]

All Three Next Generation Game Consoles, Xbox, PlayStation 4 And Wii U, To Be Powered By AMD GPUs [REPORT]

With Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 3 currently mid-life cycle, and Nintendo’s Wii already on its way to being superseded by the company’s Wii U, take is already turning to what hardware will power the replacements of this generation’s games consoles. amd According to PC hardware website HardOCP, all three major new consoles could sport an AMD-manufactured and designed graphics chip. If the rumor is correct, current PlayStation 3 part supplier Nvidia could find  [Read More…]

Time To Fire Up Your Xbox Kinect! Microsoft’s Xbox Guinness World Record Event Is Starting Now!

Not content with just being in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the fastest selling consumer electronics device, Microsoft is now going after another record and they need your help.

The plan is thus: Microsoft wants to break the record for the "most people running a virtual 100m dash at one time" and has made Xbox Live available to everyone between the 21st and 25th of April. In order to join in all you’ll need to do is  [Read More…]

Kinect for Xbox 360 Now Adds Support For Netflix

Netflix on Xbox 360 has got a major update to include support for controlling the experience using Kinect for Xbox 360 peripheral.

With this new update for Netflix on Xbox 360, you will be able to control Netflix user interface by various gestures, such as waving of hand, and voice.

Today we released an update to the Netflix experience on Xbox 360. The next time you start up Netflix,  [Read More…]

New Xbox 360 Update Preview Program Begins, All Testers Will Get Free Halo: Reach Copy – Sign Up Now!

When Microsoft is getting ready to push a new Dashboard update out to our beloved Xbox 360s, the Redmond outfit likes to have a few guinea pigs. You know, a few people to test the new software out in the wild before we get our greasy mits on it. Today they launched a new preview program and you can sign up right now.

Before you all rush on over to the  [Read More…]

Next Generation Xbox Hardware To Surface By 2015?

News out of ZDNet today brings the possibility Microsoft could be ready to release the next generation Xbox in 2015.

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The image shown below came from a Ben Peterson’s web portfolio, part of Intelligent Entertainment Business – a group brought in by Microsoft to look at potential future user experience scenarios. Could this  [Read More…]

Kinect For Xbox 360 Hacked To Work With Sony PlayStation 3 [Video]

It’s a headline we didn’t expect to be writing, but sure enough it’s true. One clever hacker has found a way to get the Xbox Kinect to work with Sony’s PS3.

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As CrunchGear reports however, this isn’t quite ready for primetime! The hack works by connecting a Kinect to a laptop, which in turn sends the data to a DIYPS3Controller. From there data gets sent to the lucky  [Read More…]