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Xbox 720 Arriving Late 2013 with Outdated GPU?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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THQ Denies Cancelling 2014 Games Line-up

Anyone who’s been following THQ’s stock price over the last year will know that the company is not doing all that well. From a high of $6.53 back in February 2011, the value of one share in THQ (NASDAQ ticker … Continue reading

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Xbox and Playstation Successors Set for E3 2012 Reveal?

According to “third-party publishing sources” close to online publication MCV, Microsoft will unveil the successor to the Xbox 360 (aka the Xbox 720/Xbox Ten/Xbox Loop and/or Xbox Next) at the E3 annual video game conference and show later this year in … 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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Next Xbox Chip Reportedly Ready for Manufacture

The chip Microsoft plan on using in the next Xbox (aka Xbox Next, Loop, Xbox 720, etc) has reportedly been taped out. A “tape out” is when the design for a chip is complete and ready to be sent off … Continue reading

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Rumor: Next Gen Xbox “Devkits” in Circulation

Another day, another rumor.  This time concerning the release of the successor to the Xbox 360.  Edge is reporting that Ubisoft Montreal is working on so-called “target boxes” that are based on what are intended to be the specifications of … Continue reading

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Halo 4 Coming to Xbox 360, Suggests Xbox 720 Earliest in 2013

With all the recent rumors regarding the Xbox 720/Xbox Ten/Xbox Loop, talk has also been surfacing that Halo 4 will be a launch title on the new console – it’s an obvious choice after all. In addition, the possibility of … Continue reading

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New Xbox Codenamed “Ten”, Set for Holiday 2012 Release and January CES Debut?

Paul Thurrott has a bit of clout when it comes to blogging about Windows news and rumors, so it might pay to listen to his most recent “This Week In Technology” (TWIT) podcast. In it, Paul talks about the next … Continue reading

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Next Generation Xbox Codenamed “Loop”, Running Windows 9?

Microsoft leaker/blogger, MS Nerd, has posted a bit more information on the next generation Xbox 360 (also known as Xbox 720), at least beyond what we think we already know. MS Nerd has been a reliable source of information in … Continue reading

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