With gaming moving into streaming, it makes sense that a company like PlayStation could be getting into the original series game. In the console wars, the Xbox One has tried to branch beyond the hardcore gamers, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that PlayStation is about to launch its first series, Powers.
As we’ve just reported on TGD, Xbox is moving into creating their own TV shows, and rumor has it the first series may be Halo. Now there’s news that Xbox will be making documentaries about video games, and the first installment is going to be a doozy.
Amazon and Netflix are doing it, so why shouldn’t Xbox have series as well? Makes sense, right? And rumor has it, the first series could be Halo.
You know that nothing would make you happier right now then to see someone use C4 explosives to blow up an Xbox and, even better, record it at 10 million frames per second. You can thank me later. For now, enjoy the carnage and mayhem in all its slow motion beauty.
If you are bound to Windows platforms, Xbox Music has the best of Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and your personal CD collection in it. If you're not so Windows lovin' Microsoft wants you, too. So, with iTunes Radio and the culmination of a couple of weeks of mobile device madness leading up to the iPhone 5 launch tomorrow, Microsoft is taking the former Zune Pass onto iOS and Android devices.
Julie Larson-Green - currently in charge of Windows at Redmond - is reportedly poised to lead Microsoft's hardware division, including Surface and the lucrative Xbox, the latter of which was only recently vacated by Don Mattrick.
4 researchers at the University of Washington leverage wireless signals to enable whole-home sensing and recognition of human gestures. It's called WiSee. Not WiWillSee. WiSee.
A Seattle judge has ruled in favour of Microsoft in one of two patent trials putting Redmond up against Google and its Motorola Mobility unit, leaving it with a substantially smaller royalties bill to pay.
AMD reported its Q1 numbers last night and they were slightly better than Wall Street’s expectations.
Microsoft is apparently taking its rumored smart watch quite seriously, as former members of Redmond's flagship Xbox and Kinect team are reportedly working on the device.
A British independent film is to become the first ever to be released exclusively on Xbox Live, rather than through movie theaters or DVDs.
A former Microsoft engineer who worked on the original Xbox in 1999 has harshly criticized Redmond's current console strategy, terming it "painful to watch."
Playing a video game on a Wii could make you play more aggressively than if you were using an Xbox for the same game.
With the next-generation PlayStation game console expected to debut later this year, rumors about the engimatic system continue to build.
Once, long ago, in a console cycle far, far away, Microsoft championed the HD DVD format while Sony backed Blu-ray.
Microsoft is reported to have bought home entertainment technology startup id8 Group R2 Studios, in an effort to beef up its Xbox console.
Microsoft appears to be working on an augmented reality headset of its own, similar to Google's Project Glass.
Microsoft's tipped to be working on an Xbox set-top box, lower-cost than the standard console and offering movies, TV programs and casual games.
Microsoft is reportedly prepping an Xbox set-top box that could potentially be positioned as a low-cost alternative to Redmond's flagship console.
Microsoft isn't taking kindly to gamers who managed to snag illicit copies of Halo 4 well ahead of the title's official launch on November 6.