The final installment of the Xbox 360's blockbuster Halo series has become the fastest-selling in franchise history. Reaching $200 million in sales in just 24 hours, it has attained the second highest launch sales of any video game.
Farmville. Halo. Zelda. These are all words that are ingrained in the lexicon of today's working class. Will that change the landscape of the workplace environment? Microsoft says maybe.
The video game industry continues to be hit hard by the worsening recession, with US sales dropping more than a hefty 10% to $1.6 billion.
Is it just me, or does it seem like it took the chronically overpaid Xbox engineering team over five friggin' years to admit the 360 controller D-Pad was in dire need of an overhaul?
While leading used game chain Gamestop says it doesn't like being in the used games business, Best Buy is moving in on its turf. The retailer has begun testing a new in-store trade-in service at around 600 stores.
Microsoft has published a virtual tear down of its new system-on-a-chip (SoC) that powers the Xbox 360 Slim.
Apparently all's well that ends well is not an appropriate sentiment for Microsoft, developer Bungie, and gamers looking forward to next month's planned launch of Halo Reach.
It seems as if Square Enix used PS3 footage in a TV ad for the 360 version of Final Fantasy XIII in an attempt to make the RPG look "sharper."
Microsoft aims to make its motion-sensing peripheral a global holiday hit, announcing today that it will bring Kinect across the Atlantic Ocean less than a week after it hits store shelves in the US.
Although it had to chug along the finish line near the end to reach it, Nintendo has come to the latest milestone with the Wii and can now claim 30 million units sold in the US.
Another Foxconn employee seems to have jumped to her death, as the "anti-suicide" nets draped around the company's campus apparently didn't do anything to cushion the deadly fall.
Warner Bros Interactive has officially confirmed that it is working on a sequel to very well-received Batman: Arkham Asylum on all major gaming platforms.
It seems since the dawn of arcade fighting games, there have been two people in this world: those who played Tekken and those who played Street Fighter. For the first time ever, these two worlds will collide with brand new video games.
Is Microsoft alienating core gamers by pricing its Kinect peripheral at $150?
Microsoft has priced its Kinect motion-sensing controller at $150 with a free a game.
The system - which is slated to hit store shelves in November - will also be available in a $300 bundle that includes an Xbox 360 "Slim" and a Kinect Adventures game.
Just like the TV game show it was based on, 1 vs 100 on the Xbox 360 has been canceled after a couple seasons.
Microsoft has shed some light on new details about its upcoming Windows Phone 7 platform, and it is incorporating its favorite word across all devices: "Live"
Following some wayward code on the Hulu Plus page that was discovered, Hulu has confirmed that Playstation Plus will be required for its premium service at first, but then it will transition to a feature for all PS3 users.
It never stops; console makers continue to one-up each other, and now Sony is taking it up another notch with a 320 GB hard drive.
DFC Intelligence believes the Xbox 360 may have "some" good years left, but estimates the console is on the "downside" of its lifecycle - despite the advent of Microsoft's Kinect platform.