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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Xbox 720’

There Won’t Be A Subsidized Version Of The Next Xbox [Rumor]

One of the better deals in gaming today is a $99 Xbox 360 that’s subsidized with two years of Xbox Live. Rumors suggested that Microsoft would be doing the same with the next Xbox, but those plans may have been scrapped. Paul Thurrot reports that Microsoft has ditched its plans for a subsidized Xbox. The news comes from a recent …

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The Next Xbox Will Still Work Without An Internet Connection

One of the more controversial rumors surrounding the next Xbox is that it would require an always online Internet connection. Some rumors even said that the next Xbox can only remain offline for three minutes before interrupting a game to troubleshoot the connection. Those concerned will be happy to know then that Microsoft won’t require an always online connection, at …

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Will The Next Xbox Be Called The Xbox Fusion?

It’s pretty much a given that the next Xbox won’t be called the Xbox 720. As for the actual name, we just don’t know yet. Some have speculated that it would be called the Xbox 8 or Xbox Infinity, but a recent domain name grab from Microsoft points to an entirely different name. Fusible reports that Microsoft has registered multiple …

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IllumiRoom Has The Potential To Be The Next Big Thing In Gaming

One of the coolest inventions shown at CES was IllumiRoom, a projector technology from Microsoft that would expand the gaming experience beyond the TV. In other words, it would display visuals from the game on the wall around the TV to create an immersive experience. The original demo released during CES only showed IllumiRoom in action. The new demo goes …

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The Next Xbox Will Be Unveiled On May 21

Earlier this month, rumors sprang up that Microsoft would be revealing the next Xbox on May 21. It turns out that those rumors were right on the money. Microsoft announced via its Facebook page and Major Nelson’s blog that the next Xbox will be unveiled on May 21 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST The event will take place at …

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The Next Xbox Wants To Take Over Your TV [Rumor]

Families that own a game console tend to keep it as a central part of the living room experience. They watch Netflix, Hulu and other digital programming all through the console. There’s always been one aspect of the living room entertainment ecosystem that game consoles have yet to crack though – the TV. The Verge reports that the next Xbox …

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Next Xbox Is Powered By AMD Jaguar CPU, Ditches Backwards Compatibility [Report]

During the PS4 reveal in February, Sony revealed that the console would be using AMD’s new Jaguar x86 system-on-a-chip architecture that combines a CPU and a GPU onto a single chip. There were rumors that Microsoft would be doing the same with the next Xbox, and a new report adds more fuel to the fire. Speaking to those familiar with …

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Xbox Special Event Planned For May 21 [Report]

After Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 in February, everybody turned to Microsoft expecting a reveal of the next Xbox. Previous rumors suggested an April showing, but a new report says that we won’t be seeing anything about the new console until May. Paul Thurrot revealed during the latest “What the Tech?!” podcast that Microsoft would be unveiling its next Xbox …

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The Next Xbox Can Remain Offline For Only Three Minutes [Rumor]

One of the more persistent rumors about the next Xbox is that it will require an always online Internet connection. New reports seem to suggest that this particular rumor may be fact. Sources speaking to Kotaku are saying that the next Xbox will require an Internet connection when launching games or apps on the console. It’s similar to systems in …

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Check Out Some Gameplay From Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Earlier this month, Ubisoft revealed that the next Assassin’s Creed game would be titled Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The announcement came with a CG trailer that didn’t show any gameplay, but it did make PETA look more foolish than usual. Now Ubisoft is ready to show some gameplay from the latest Assassin’s Creed title, and I can confirm, based …

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Microsoft To Get Exclusive EA Content On Next Xbox [Rumor]

EA has been a strong supporter of the PlayStation 3 since the early days. That tight relationship has continued into the present with Battlefield 3 DLC hitting the PS3 first before the other platforms. Now the publisher may be switching sides. CVG reports that Microsoft and EA have partnered up for some unnamed exclusive content for the next Xbox. The …

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Next Generation Kinect To Have Higher Resolution, Larger Viewing Field [Rumor]

Microsoft’s Kinect was a pretty revolutionary piece of technology. It’s unfortunate that many of the games released for it have turned out to be so bad. That may not change with the rumored next generation Kinect, but the technology is definitely getting a major upgrade. VGLeaks, the source behind the recent next Xbox and PS4 specs leak, comes the latest …

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