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Microsoft France: No Xbox 720 Announcement in 2012

With all the rumors regarding Microsoft’s successor to the Xbox 360 currently swirling around, it was nice to see an official comment on the matter from Cedrick Delmax, who is marketing director of Microsoft France. As reported by the website … Continue reading

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Xbox 720 Arriving Late 2013 with Outdated GPU?

The Xbox Next/Xbox 720/Xbox Loop/Xbox Ten will be released in late October or early November next year and have a graphics processing unit (GPU) that is approximately six times more powerful than that found in the current Xbox 360.  All that … Continue reading

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Rumor: Microsoft to Discontinue Microsoft Points

Here’s some good news for Xbox 360 gamers everywhere – Microsoft Points are going to be discontinued and phased out by the end of the year if a new report by Inside Mobile Apps is to be believed. According to … Continue reading

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CES 2012: 66 Million Xbox 360′s Sold

Prior to Steve Ballmer’s keynote speech at CES 2012, which hasn’t really offered anything new by the way, including no announcement of the Xbox 720 (details here), Microsoft released a 2011 highlight reel for the Xbox 360. According to the … Continue reading

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Rumored Personnel Changes at Xbox, Next Xbox Set for Release 2013

CNET apparently has the inside word on when the Xbox 720/Xbox Next/Xbox Loop/Xbox Ten (phew…) is going to land, citing an unnamed Xbox team member as confirming that the 360′s successor will arrive in 2013. Of course all this is … Continue reading

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November 2011 NPD: Xbox 360, MW3 and Skyrim Winners

The NPD results for November 2011 are in and somewhat unsurprisingly, the Xbox 360 has come out on top. The NPD report notes that the “gap between 360 sales and sales of the next best selling platform was the largest … Continue reading

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Free Xbox Live Gold this Weekend (GB)

Xbox 360 gamers in Great Britain will soon have the chance to experience Xbox Live for free, with Microsoft announcing that Xbox Live Gold will be available free of charge all of this weekend, from Friday 9 December through until … Continue reading

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Microsoft Release My Xbox Live App for iOS

Today Microsoft has taken us all by surprise with its release of “My Xbox Live” for iOS. The app is, of course, free and is primarily designed to allow you to connect to and communicate with your Xbox Live friends … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 Appears to be Winning over PS3 at Amazon

Microsoft appear to be pulling ahead of Sony in the race to sell the most consoles on Black Friday. If you check out Amazon’s “Best Sellers in Video Games” list you’ll see the Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect sitting … Continue reading

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Sony Doesn’t Want PS4 Launched Significantly After Next Xbox/Wii U

What are the major reasons that Xbox has won this generation of the console war with Playstation? You might think that the Xbox 360 simply offers more possibilities and features, or that its games are better. However, one factor that has … Continue reading

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