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Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features
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As previously reported, Xbox Music is available as of October 16. Many consumers want to know more about the offering, and kinds of features it has. For one, every Windows 8 and windows RT tablet and PC will allow users …

Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR] Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR]
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After showing off Halo 4 and other highly-anticipated titles, Microsoft’s big E3 press conference fizzled out to a Microsoft product demonstration session instead of a gaming presentation. Things such as SmartGlass and Internet Explorer were neat, but not what the …

Microsoft Signs Former CBS Exec to Head Xbox Studio Microsoft Signs Former CBS Exec to Head Xbox Studio

Microsoft this week announced that it has hired Nancy Tellem, a former president of CBS Network Television Entertainment as their new Entertainment & Digital Media president. Tellem will oversee the launch of a production studio in Los Angeles that, according …

Next-Gen Xbox Console Could Be Delayed [RUMOR] Next-Gen Xbox Console Could Be Delayed [RUMOR]
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Everyone is expecting a new game console from Microsoft next year. Nintendo is set to kick off the next console cycle with the Wii U later this November. The beautiful games shown at this year’s E3 make it painfully obvious …

Madden NFL 13 Hits Stores, Cover Man Calvin Johnson Says Gameplay Is “Ridiculous” Madden NFL 13 Hits Stores, Cover Man Calvin Johnson Says Gameplay Is “Ridiculous”
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Madden NFL 13 came out today at stores throughout North America. According to makers EA, it’s a big one for the Madden legacy. “Madden NFL 13 is the biggest game-changer in the history of the franchise,” said Cam Weber, GM …

YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On Xbox YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On Xbox

Google just announced the launch of its new YouTube app for Xbox, which it says is five times faster. This complements the recently launched Playstation app. In addition to the speed improvement, the app also adds channels with official music …

Microsoft Defends Windows 8 Gaming Microsoft Defends Windows 8 Gaming
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It says a lot about Windows 8 that Microsoft finds itself in the position of having to defend its newest desktop operating system. Aside from the criticisms leveled against the OS from desktop users who use their PC for work …

Is The Xbox 720 Launching In The Next 18 Months? Is The Xbox 720 Launching In The Next 18 Months?
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The next-gen circus is upon us and everybody has something to say about the next wave of game consoles from Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony. The Wii U is still a relative mystery even though it’s launching later this year. We …

Xbox 8: When Microsoft Secures Domain Names, Speculation is Inevitable Xbox 8: When Microsoft Secures Domain Names, Speculation is Inevitable
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The next Xbox console — Durango, or Xbox 720, depending on who you talk to — probably won’t hit retail shelves until the end of 2013, but that hasn’t stopped people from speculating wildly about the magical delights the machine …

Microsoft Legitimizes Xbox 720 Leak With Takedown Notices Microsoft Legitimizes Xbox 720 Leak With Takedown Notices
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When a 56-page document that appears to be Microsoft’s plans for its next-generation Xbox console was leaked online last week, many gamers immediately called it a fake. Titled “IEB (Interactive Entertainment Business) Roadmap,” the document also described an updated Kinect …

Microsoft’s Media Event Location Suggests Emphasis on Entertainment Microsoft’s Media Event Location Suggests Emphasis on Entertainment
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According to Forbes, Microsoft has confirmed the location of its secret-handshake-admission-only media event for later today as Milk Studios in Hollywood. Milk Studios is a products retailer headquartered in Älmhult, Sweden, with two locations in the United States (the other …

Is Microsoft’s Major Announcement The Xbox Surface? [Rumor] Is Microsoft’s Major Announcement The Xbox Surface? [Rumor]
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Microsoft is making a major announcement today in Los Angeles at 3:30 p.m. PST. Nobody has any idea what it is and Microsoft has been very secretive with the announcement. The major consensus at this point seems to be that …

Kinect-Powered Interactive NUads Coming To Xbox Live Kinect-Powered Interactive NUads Coming To Xbox Live

Are you ready for commercials on Xbox Live? No? What if I told you you could interact with them via the Kinect controller, would that change your mind? Still no? Look, I get it that you don’t want any kind …

Microsoft to Announce Xbox Tablet at Monday’s Big Secret Media Event? Microsoft to Announce Xbox Tablet at Monday’s Big Secret Media Event?
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Microsoft piqued everybody’s interest yesterday by sending out invites to an exclusive media event where the company plans to make a “major announcement.” Microsoft isn’t even telling invitees where the event is happening until Monday morning, the day of the …

Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google
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At E3, Microsoft announced, among other things, that Internet Explorer is coming to the Xbox 360 this fall. That means that tons of Xbox users will have easy access to browsing the entire web right from their favorite gaming console. …

Xbox Music Kills the Zune Marketplace Xbox Music Kills the Zune Marketplace
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Yesterday, Microsoft used its big E3 press conference to show off more than just video games. Along with SmartGlass, Internet Explorer on the Xbox 360, and , the company devoted a short segment of the conference to introducing Xbox Music. …

The Halo 4 Puzzle Is Complete, New Box Art Revealed The Halo 4 Puzzle Is Complete, New Box Art Revealed

Pretty soon, anything that has even the slightest modicum of popularity is going to be marketed in a viral manner. Granted, the Halo video game series is a little bit more than slightly popular, but the point remains. Viral marketing …

Minecraft Breaks Xbox 360 Sales Records Minecraft Breaks Xbox 360 Sales Records
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Microsoft today announced that the Xbox Live Arcade port of the popular indie PC game Minecraft has broken digital sales records for the platform. Minecraft has sold more downloads in its first 24 hours than any other game in Xbox …

Xbox LIVE’s “Inside Xbox” is Ending Xbox LIVE’s “Inside Xbox” is Ending
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Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, Xbox LIVE’s Director of Programming, has announced on his blog that the content broadcasted on Xbox LIVE under the moniker of “Inside Xbox” will no longer be produced. This includes shows such as Featured Video, Insider …

Microsoft Patents a Human-Computer Interface Microsoft Patents a Human-Computer Interface

This week Microsoft patented a device designed to capture a person’s movements – and it’s wearable. Microsoft already has the Kinect, which can pick up and mimic broad movements, but this newly patented technology would be able to pick up …

Darth Vader Brings Humor To Star Wars Kinect Darth Vader Brings Humor To Star Wars Kinect

Is this enough to save the face of Star Wars Kinect for the Xbox 360? While the video/trailer has been online for sometime now (January 26), this particular video is now hitting the viral stage, thanks to a post from …