Analyst predicts $99 Xbox 720

Video game analyst Michael Pacther says that we're more than likely to see the next Xbox come in at a cool $99 price point - with a catch.

Microsoft acquires maker of large multitouch displays

Microsoft's agreed to buy Perceptive Pixel, which makes huge multitouch displays, and says it's hoping to get the price of the screens down to make them more mainstream.

Report: 343 Industries coding Halo 2 HD revamp

The Halo franchise is currently one of the most popular properties in all of video game history.

Microsoft Windows 8 launches in October 2012



Microsoft has officially confirmed that its flagship Windows 8 operating system will roll out to manufacturers the first week of August and hit store shelves for the masses in late October 2012.

Apple iPad Mini would storm the tablet market

Apple's rumored iPad Mini will likely shake up the tablet market this holiday season - if Cupertino decides to launch a 16-gigabyte iteration at a $300 price point. 



Halo 4 to get special edition Xbox 360

The next installment in the Halo franchise is bound to move a lot of hardware.

Microsoft warned over Surface tablets

Last week we reported that PC vendors - including Hewlett Packard (HP) - were up in arms over Microsoft's recent decision to enter the lucrative tablet market with its indigenously designed Surface device.

2013 will be Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft year

The ten years or so that Steve Ballmer has been running Redmond are often referred to as "Microsoft’s Lost Decade."

Digital future seen for next-gen consoles

Will Sony's Playstation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox 720 consoles fail if they do not adopt a digital distribution model? 



Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn marches on

The long-awaited Halo 4 is slated to launch on November 6, 2012 with at least 10 maps.

Windows 8 upgrades to be truly affordable

If you want to get the new version of Windows later this year, you'll be able to do so without spending an arm and a leg.

Microsoft takes hit over struggling online ad business

Microsoft's been forced to write down the value of one of its biggest acquisitions by $6.2 million, in an admission that its search-related ad business has been less than successful.

Claim: Heads are rolling at Microsoft over Surface tablet

Last week we reported that PC vendors - including Hewlett Packard (HP) - were up in arms over Microsoft's recent decision to enter the lucrative tablet market with its indigenously designed Surface device.

Report: Vendors ditch Windows ARM devices over Surface


A new report claims that PC vendors - including Hewlett Packard (HP) - are up in arms over Microsoft's recent decision to enter the lucrative tablet market with its Surface device.

50 missions for first season of Halo 4: Spartan Ops

Few video games on the Xbox 360 are as popular and generate as much interest as Halo.

Microsoft's $99 Xbox 360-Kinect hits retail shelves

It wasn't so long ago that an Xbox 360 would have cost you a pretty penny. But with Microsoft's game console getting rather long in the tooth and the Xbox 720 on the way, prices have dropped significantly.

Xbox 720 might get cable company subsidies

It's possible that when you go to the store to pick up an Xbox 720, you'll pay less than you did for your Xbox 360.

Is Microsoft alienating PC partners with Surface?

Microsoft is likely to price its Surface tablets at below market value in an effort to compete against Apple's wildly popular iPad.

Microsoft will not make its own Windows Phone

Microsoft has confirmed that it is not working on a Microsoft-branded smartphone.

Microsoft confirms Yammer acquisition

As expected, Microsoft's announced that it's buying business social networking site Yammer, for $1.2 billion in cash.