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Microsoft: Original Xbox games on Xbox One 'not impossible'
Microsoft: Original Xbox games on Xbox One 'not impossible'
Now that the Xbox One can play Xbox 360 games using emulation, there has been a call to bring older generation Xbox games to the console. ...... 26 Nov 2015 - 5 comments
Microsoft makes 'Forza Horizon 2: Presents Fast & Furious' free for Xbox One, Xbox 360
Microsoft makes 'Forza Horizon 2: Presents Fast & Furious' free for Xbox One, Xbox 360
If you are a fan of the Fast and Furious series, the Forza series, or just a fan of free things, Microsoft has made your day. Via the Xbox ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 7 comments
Microsoft reports record Lumia and Surface sales, strong Xbox sales
Microsoft reports record Lumia and Surface sales, strong Xbox sales
Despite a generally disappointing earnings report, there were a few bright spots for Microsoft, who announced some record earnings in a few categories. ...... 27 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
Xbox Feedback site wants your advice
Xbox Feedback site wants your advice
Microsoft's Xbox team are continuing their outreach to customers by launching a feedback website looking for your thoughts and suggestions. ...... 10 Jun 2014
Microsoft CEO: We are keeping Bing, Xbox
Microsoft CEO: We are keeping Bing, Xbox
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has made it clear that the company is looking to hold onto its current gaming and search businesses. While ...... 29 May 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft: Like we've said before, there is no Xbox handheld coming
Microsoft: Like we've said before, there is no Xbox handheld coming
Xbox head Phil Spencer has denied rumors that a handheld Xbox console (or Xbox Surface) is on Microsoft's short list of upcoming projects. ...... 06 May 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft to unveil at least two new original shows for Xbox next week
Microsoft to unveil at least two new original shows for Xbox next week
According to sources, Microsoft will unveil at least two new original programs that will be exclusive to the Xbox. Besides the previously ...... 26 Apr 2014
Xbox head Phil Spencer talks future of Xbox (+video)
Xbox head Phil Spencer talks future of Xbox (+video)
The new Xbox boss Phil Spencer took time out to talk to Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) about how the Xbox brand and technology will be shaped and ...... 05 Apr 2014
Xbox's chief product officer leaves company
Xbox's chief product officer leaves company
Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox Chief Product Officer Marc Whitten has left the company. Whitten was with Microsoft since 2000, and will ...... 19 Mar 2014 - 3 comments
Microsoft to launch original shows for Xbox starting early in 2014
Microsoft to launch original shows for Xbox starting early in 2014
Microsoft's Nancy Tellem says Microsoft will see it first original programming for Xbox early next year, a little bit later than expected. ...... 15 Dec 2013
Microsoft shows off Halo 4 streaming from the cloud to Windows Phones
Microsoft shows off Halo 4 streaming from the cloud to Windows Phones
Microsoft has begun building its own cloud gaming service to compete with Sony's Gaikai. The company showed off an internal prototype this ...... 28 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Next Xbox will not require always-on Internet connection
Next Xbox will not require always-on Internet connection
According to Ars, citing an internal Microsoft email, the upcoming Xbox sequel will not require an always-on Internet connection, as widely rumored. ...... 07 May 2013 - 19 comments
Thurrott: Upcoming Xbox to cost $299 with subscription, $499 without, other details revealed
Thurrott: Upcoming Xbox to cost $299 with subscription, $499 without, other details revealed
The usually reliable Paul Thurrott has reported on the upcoming Xbox successor. Microsoft confirmed yesterday the console will be unveiled ...... 26 Apr 2013 - 32 comments
Microsoft didn't infringe Google patent, ITC judge says
Microsoft didn't infringe Google patent, ITC judge says
An administrative judge at the International Trade Commission (ITC) has found that Microsoft did not infringe a patent held by Motorola Mobility. ...... 23 Mar 2013 - 4 comments
Report: Xbox 8 to be revealed at April event
Report: Xbox 8 to be revealed at April event
According to multiple reports, Microsoft is preparing to reveal their Xbox successor at an event in April. Sony recently showed off features ...... 23 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
Microsoft almost bought Sega before building Xbox itself
Microsoft almost bought Sega before building Xbox itself
According to a former exec, Microsoft had strongly considered buying Sega before deciding to build the Xbox console by itself. Joachim Kempin,the ...... 09 Feb 2013 - 3 comments
Xbox was made 'to stop Sony', former Microsoft VP says
Xbox was made 'to stop Sony', former Microsoft VP says
Xbox was all about hurting Sony. Joachim Kempin used to be VP for Windows sales at Microsoft, and has since gone on to write a book about ...... 07 Feb 2013 - 21 comments
Bloomberg: The next Xbox will be here by the holidays of next year
Bloomberg: The next Xbox will be here by the holidays of next year
According to sources, the upcoming Xbox 8/Xbox Next/Xbox 720/Xbox will be ready in time for the holidays next year. The device will be ready ...... 30 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
Xbox World magazine goes all out with 8-page feature on Xbox 8 including specs, mocks
Xbox World magazine goes all out with 8-page feature on Xbox 8 including specs, mocks
Xbox World, which is set to cease publication after their December issue, has published a large 8-page feature showing off "everything" they ...... 20 Nov 2012 - 14 comments
Seller puts Xbox Durango dev kit up for sale on eBay
Seller puts Xbox Durango dev kit up for sale on eBay
A seller with the nickname 'SuperDae' has listed what he claims to be an Xbox Durango dev kit on eBay today, with bids sending the price through the roof. ...... 13 Aug 2012 - 10 comments
GameStop CEO does not believe next Xbox will block used games
GameStop CEO does not believe next Xbox will block used games
Among the rumors about the Xbox successor is the notion that Microsoft will "incorporate some sort of anti-used game system" in the new console. ...... 27 Mar 2012 - 15 comments
Xbox Next is code named 'Durango'
Xbox Next is code named 'Durango'
2013's yet un-named Xbox successor is codenamed 'Durango,' says Kotaku. As the console develops, that will be the name used, say sources, ...... 18 Feb 2012 - 14 comments
Developer: Next round of gaming consoles will be the last
Developer: Next round of gaming consoles will be the last
According to Fredrik Wester, the CEO of developer Paradox Interactive, the next round of gaming consoles will be the last generation. Says ...... 22 Jan 2012 - 12 comments
Rumor: 'Xbox Next' will be based on ARM and Windows 9
Rumor: 'Xbox Next' will be based on ARM and Windows 9
According to the latest "rumors and tips," the next generation Xbox gaming console will be smaller, cheaper and be based on ARM processors and ...... 07 Nov 2011 - 18 comments
uTorrent adds Android, iOS, PS3 and Xbox 360 integration
uTorrent adds Android, iOS, PS3 and Xbox 360 integration
The most popular torrent client in the world has now been opened up to new markets. uTorrent, which has 100 million active users per month ...... 24 Sep 2011 - 4 comments
Next-gen Xbox will offer 'Avatar'-esque graphics
Next-gen Xbox will offer 'Avatar'-esque graphics
AMD, the company behind the Xbox 360's GPU, has said this week that the upcoming next-gen Xbox model will offer graphics on par with those seen ...... 20 Jul 2011 - 23 comments
Ubisoft says their creativity is limited by PS3, Xbox 360 hardware
Ubisoft says their creativity is limited by PS3, Xbox 360 hardware
Ubisoft, the game developer behind blockbuster franchises like Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed has said this week that its creativity is ...... 07 Jul 2011 - 42 comments
EA denies development for next-gen Xbox console
EA denies development for next-gen Xbox console
Electronic Arts (EA) has said this weekend that all reports that the company is already working on software development for the next-gen Xbox ...... 09 May 2011 - 5 comments
     

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