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

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

By Zach Walton May 20, 2013

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 …

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

Next Xbox Is Powered By AMD Jaguar CPU Next Xbox Is Powered By AMD Jaguar CPU

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 …

Xbox Special Event Planned For May 21 [Report] Xbox Special Event Planned For May 21 [Report]
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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 …

Next Xbox Will Require An Always Online Connection Next Xbox Will Require An Always Online Connection
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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 …

Assassin's Creed IV Gets A Gameplay Trailer Assassin's Creed IV Gets A Gameplay Trailer
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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 …

Microsoft To Get Exclusive EA Content On Next Xbox Microsoft To Get Exclusive EA Content On Next Xbox
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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 …

Next Generation Kinect To Have Higher Resolution Next Generation Kinect To Have Higher Resolution

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 …

CD Projekt Red Talks Up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt CD Projekt Red Talks Up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

RPG fans everywhere thanked their respective deities when CD Projekt RED announced last week that it would be finishing up Geralt of Rivia’s story in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Now the developers are beginning to divulge details on what …

The Next Xbox Will Require Kinect The Next Xbox Will Require Kinect

Microsoft caused a small panic a while back when it patented a method that would allow it to determine how many people were in a room at any given time. It would presumably use the Kinect camera to block movies …

Next Xbox Gets Better Speech Recognition Next Xbox Gets Better Speech Recognition

Despite being one of the coolest features in Kinect, its voice recognition software was often overlooked in favor of arm waving shenanigans. That may not be the case with the next Xbox as Microsoft is rumored to be greatly expanding …

Next Xbox To Have Always Online DRM [Rumor] Next Xbox To Have Always Online DRM [Rumor]

One of the very first rumors concerning the next Xbox was that the console would block used games. After the rumor hit the streets, many disregarded as it as just that – a rumor. It’s hard to believe Microsoft would …

Durango AKA Next Xbox Specs Unveiled [Rumor] Durango AKA Next Xbox Specs Unveiled [Rumor]
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The first half of the year before E3 is always full of rumors pertaining to what the major players in the gaming industry are going to show off. It’s a little different this year, however, as we have two new …

Sony Exec Teases PS4 Reveal For May Sony Exec Teases PS4 Reveal For May

We all know that the next Xbox and PlayStation will be revealed this year. The most obvious place for a reveal would be at the annual E3 show in June, but a Sony exec recently teased that we may see …

Microsoft's IllumiRoom Takes Gaming Beyond the TV Microsoft's IllumiRoom Takes Gaming Beyond the TV
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Microsoft Research, Microsoft’s department for experimental computer science projects, has unveiled the “IllumiRoom,” a projector system that extends the action in video games beyond the edge of the TV screen. What’s most impressive about it is that it doesn’t require …

Microsoft Buys R2 Studios, Begins E3 Countdown Microsoft Buys R2 Studios, Begins E3 Countdown

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft has purchased R2 Studios, a home automation technology startup. According to unnamed people “familiar with the matter,” the company will become part of Microsoft’s Xbox unit. The cost of the acquisition has …

Can Google Predict The Console War Winner? Can Google Predict The Console War Winner?

At some point next year, Microsoft is going to release its new game console. Soon after, Sony will release the next PlayStation. These two systems will be competing once again to control your living room. Who’s going to win? A …