Tag Archive: xbox 360

Microsoft sold 1.1 million Xboxes last quarter

The second quarter – those days that run from April 1 through June 30 – don’t tend to be big saleswise for video game companies. But this year (at Microsoft, at least) seems… Continue reading

Buy an Xbox One, get a $75 credit – if you’re among the lucky few

Sony’s PlayStation 4 may have gained the early lead in console sales, but a new promotion, aimed at a subset of Xbox 360 owners, is offering a pretty compelling incentive to upgrade to… Continue reading

U mad, bro? This prototype Xbox 360 controller can sense it

Ever yell at a game because it was too hard or nod off because it was too easy? What if the game could change based on your feelings while playing it? Researchers at… Continue reading

Microsoft reportedly considering Xbox 360 emulation on Xbox One

Both Microsoft and Sony took some heat when they announced that neither the Xbox One nor the PS4 would be backwards compatible. Sony had a solution in its pocket, though, with its upcoming… Continue reading

Last gen consoles aren’t going anywhere

With the rush of next generation titles being pushed these days, you might think that Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 in your entertainment center is quickly becoming outdated equipment. And while it’s true… Continue reading

Should you sell your current video game system?

The countdown is on for the launches of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but the next generation won’t be cheap. The PlayStation 4 carries a price tag of $400, while the Xbox… Continue reading

5 reasons to hang on to your current game console

Now that Sony and Microsoft are finally talking about their next generation console systems, all eyes are on the future of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. But despite the marketing shift, the… Continue reading

U.S. game sales fall 25% in May

Last week’s E3 conference was a celebratory look at the growth that’s expected to come in the gaming industry’s near future. This week, though, it’s back to the present — and its harsh… Continue reading

Microsoft to gamers: No internet? Buy a 360

Microsoft seems to be making a habit out of shooting itself in the foot. With gamers still smarting over the company’s $499 pricing announcement for the Xbox One, the head of the Xbox… Continue reading

Hunting for big game: Consoles evolve into streaming platforms

The transition of videogame consoles into something more than just game machines started in 2000. Sony, in one of its most prescient moves, included a DVD player in the PlayStation 2 — at… Continue reading