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Microsoft: the future of Kinect... will not be Kinect 2

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Admittedly it’s a little weird, but it’s not just a rumor, as it came from an official Microsoft executive. According to Kudo Tsunoda, creative director for Kinect games, the future of Kinect does not depend on a new, more advanced device. Instead, he believes the key is that developers figure out new applications for the […] 20 May 2012 at 08:18 pm
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Microsoft prepares Kinect compatible Internet Explorer for the Xbox360

by Dimitrios Thomadakis It has been six and a half years since the Xbox360 was released, and it still has not been graced with a web browser. According to TheVerge however, Microsoft prepares to finally take the big step. Specifically, the company customizes Internet Explorer 9 not only for integration into the Xbox360 dashboard, but also to offer […] 11 May 2012 at 09:22 pm
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Is there already a prototype Xbox 720 for developers?

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Even though Microsoft has repeatedly said that we are not going to see the next Xbox any time soon, the “deep throats” at IGN have different information. According to unspecified sources, the popular gaming website reports that Steve Ballmer’s company has already prepared a prototype next generation Xbox. The device has been manufactured by Flextronics, […] 5 May 2012 at 03:50 pm
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Xbox360 with 4GB and Kinect at 100 dollars under a “subscription plan”

by Dimitrios Thomadakis At this time, the Xbox360 with 4 GB of storage and accompanied by a Kinect in the purchase pack, costs 280 euros. According to a post by The Verge however, Microsoft will offer a new option to candidate buyers for the console The Xbox360 will be offered for the price of 100 dollars, under the […] 3 May 2012 at 03:55 pm

Halo 4 to be released globally on November 6th

by Dimitrios Thomadakis When Halo 3 was released, any who believed that the future of the franchise ended with it, were naive. Like Microsoft would let go of the goose with the golden eggs. Halo Wars, Halo ODST, Halo Reach... Even the first Halo was released again in HD version, while it’s quite possible that the same will […] 18 April 2012 at 03:15 pm
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The PS4 to feature the same graphics hardware as the Xbox3?

by Dimitrios Thomadakis According to a post by IGN, claiming anonymous sources, the Playstation 4 will have the same graphics hardware as the Xbox 3. Specifically, this will be based on AMD’s A8-3850 APU and Radeon HD 7670 GPU. The 7670 is in turn based on the 6670, will be clocked at 1 GHz, will feature 1 GB […] 5 April 2012 at 10:51 pm
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Xbox 3 will not work without constant internet connectivity?

by Dimitrios Thomadakis When the new gaming consoles are finally released, it will be really interesting to see which of the rumors will come true. The rumor mill keeps on turning then, this time for the Xbox3, by VGA247. According to anonymous sources, the next Xbox will require constant internet connectivity in order to work, as a measure […] 3 April 2012 at 03:25 am
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Playstation 4 to actually arrive before Xbox 3?

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Get used to it. Until Microsoft and Sony make official announcements / presentations, rumors about next-gen consoles will just keep going. The latest rumor mill is built around the PS4, which according to a VG247 anonymous source, will appear in the market before the Xbox3. “Deep Throat” said that Sony completed the designs of the […] 3 April 2012 at 01:52 am
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Budget-friendly Xbox360 with ARM and arcade focus in 2013?

by Dimitrios Thomadakis According to a user nicknamed MS Nerd, who wrote on Reddit, it’s possible to see a new console by Microsoft in 2013, however this will not be the new generation Xbox. Instead it will be a version of the Xbox360 with a processor by ARM, which will focus on arcade games and Kinect applications. This […] 31 March 2012 at 02:33 am
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Microsoft looks into probable personal data theft from the Xbox360

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Researchers from Drexel University and from Dakota State University, in America, conducted an interesting experiment. They bought a used Xbox360 and downloaded a modding tool, which they used to gain access to the previous owner’s personal data. In fact, they claim that among those, was his credit card information. Microsoft replied that something like this […] 31 March 2012 at 01:57 am