Tag Archive: xbox next

Microsoft’s ‘IllumiRoom’ tech extends games beyond your TV

Console manufacturers have been quick to point out the advantages of playing video games on a big screen, but Microsoft has loftier ambitions. The company unveiled their ‘IllumiRoom’ technology in January at CES,… Continue reading

The New Xbox: What to Expect From Microsoft’s New Console

On Wednesday, Microsoft confirmed the worst-kept secret in the video game world: It plans to unveil its next generation console on May 21. Like Sony’s PlayStation 4, the new console is expected to hit stores this holiday… Continue reading

New Video Game Consoles Are Hurting GameStop

Were this any other transition period for the video game industry, GameStop stock would be soaring these days. Instead, the stock has been largely flat — climbing less than one point year to… Continue reading

20 predictions for next-generation consoles

Now that Nintendo has priced and dated the Wii U, it’s only a matter of time before people once again start trying to guess what Microsoft and Sony have in store. Other than unnecessary… Continue reading

Alleged Xbox ‘Durango’ development system sells for $20K on eBay

Despite plenty of leaks, Microsoft has yet to officially confirm that it’s working on the next Xbox. But the first one may already have been sold. An eBay auction over the weekend found a buyer… Continue reading

Alleged Xbox ‘Durango’ development system sells for $20K on eBay

Despite plenty of leaks, Microsoft has yet to officially confirm that it’s working on the next Xbox. But the first one may already have been sold. An eBay auction over the weekend found a buyer… Continue reading

Pushing Graphic Limits: Videogames, the Next Generation

Nintendo and Sony took pains to avoid mentioning their next-generation console systems at this year’s E3 videogame conference. But their publishing partners had plenty to say. While no independent publishers were willing to come out and… Continue reading

Will New Videogame Consoles Sell?

As Nintendo prepares to launch the Wii U later this year and Microsoft andSony gear up for expected 2013 launches for their next generation consoles, there’s a sense of excitement building in the videogame industry — but there’s… Continue reading

I Feel Used: Used-games vs. Next-gen

You probably saw all the headlines that hit the internet in late January: “Next Xbox to prevent you from playing used games!” In terms of headlines, that’s a doozy. In terms of credibility, it’s unknown.… Continue reading

Next Xbox could come with DVR

Microsoft still isn’t talking about the successor to the Xbox 360, but that’s not stopping the grapevine from speculating about the new features it will offer. The company received a patent late last… Continue reading