With over 70 million consoles sold since it was unveiled in May, 2005, the Xbox 360 is one of the most popular game consoles ever created. Many of the fans of the Microsoft gaming device are diehards which is why anticipation of the successor, the Xbox 720, has been building up for years. Rumors, both… Continue reading 5 credible rumors about the Xbox 720
Sony started teasing a big event that they’ll be hosting on February 20th. Much of the blogosphere is buzzing that it may be the announcement of the PlayStation 4. If so, this could be the move that Sony has needed to make for a while. It isn’t that the old platform is outdated. At just… Continue reading Is the PlayStation 4 coming February 20th?
It could be a play to increase the number of Internet Explorer users. It could be a differentiator between them and Playstation. It could be both. Either way, Xbox 360 users may soon have a Kinect-driven full version of Internet Explorer available to them for full web browsing in between games of Call of Duty.… Continue reading Kinect to a full version of Internet Explorer with the Xbox 360
With any payment plan, you will likely pay more than you would if you bought the product up front. That’s the case with the latest offer from Xbox, but don’t expect people to shy away from the deal that includes a $99 Xbox 360 bundle with Kinect. To get the deal, one will need to… Continue reading Microsoft Store’s $99 Xbox costs more than if you bought it normally
Most were impressed with Microsoft and their Xbox 360 when it was reported that they had sold 1.44 million units in November, beating the Nintendo Wii by 400,000 units and nearly doubled up on the Sony Playstation 3. Those who weren’t impressed may have just been waiting for the actual numbers. With a record 1.7… Continue reading Xbox 360 dominated gaming sales in November
I suppose we should have expected it. Those of us who have dreamed of battling as a Jedi with real lightsabers have been waiting for a virtual version (so that we don’t chop off our own arms, of course). Microsoft appears to have attempted to oblige us at E3 with their initial release of a… Continue reading Star Wars Kinect from E3 looks pathetic
You probably didn’t need a blog post to tell you that Halo: Reach was going to do well. Every word you’re now reading drips with the reek of superfluousness. But I’m gonna type them anyway, and I’m gonna rock out with my [xxxx] out as I do so. Halo: Reach did really, really well, guys.… Continue reading Least Surprising News of the Day: Halo Reach Sells Real Well, Makes A Ton of Money
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) used to be the most important day within the game industry for publishers, developers, and consumers, but numerous issues over the years had taken away the spectacle’s appeal. This year’s E3, however, certainly had the emotion behind it to propel it back to its former greatness. Unfortunately, “great” isn’t quite… Continue reading E3 2010: The Biggest Disappointment In E3 History?
Dear Game Publishers, what are you thinking? For years, loyal supporters of your games have dealt with ridiculous price increases, overpriced downloadable content, and silly DRM schemes. Yet now, in these most critical times for the game industry, your idea of repaying them is to make us pay even more? Really? Furthermore — stooping to… Continue reading Open Letter to the Game Publishers: Stop Raping Gamers’ Wallets!
The game console has been part of people’s lives for quite awhile now — to walk into someone’s house and see a PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, or some other system is nothing of a shocker. After all, these devices offer a one-stop solution to gaming without the hardware incompatibilities. They just work. And this system has worked… Continue reading Game Consoles Will Die: It’s Only a Question of When