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Rumour: New Xbox is Called 'Xbox Infinity'

New Xbox is Called 'Xbox Infinity'

May 21st can't come soon enough

As we get closer and closer to the reveal of the next Xbox, anticipation is quickly rising among the gaming community as to what exactly Microsoft will bring to the next-gen race. Possibly the most talked about debate surrounding the next Xbox is the name itself. According to the International Business Times and IGN,...

Rumour: Xbox 720 Price, Launch Window Mooted

Xbox 720 Price, Launch Window Mooted

Reliable source attempts to shed some light.

Having previously reported on the rumour that the next-generation Xbox would be revealed on May 21st, tech blogger Paul Thurrott has posted some more information regarding the system itself. In his latest post, Thurrott claims that the next system will be available at two differing price points in the...

News: Could This Be The Next Xbox's Logo?

Could This Be The Next Xbox's Logo?

Back to basics?

In confirming that the next Xbox will be revealed on May 21st, Microsoft may have given us a clue as to what the machine will be called, and what the new logo will look like. On the official invite to the event, the company uses what initally looks like a standard Xbox brand logo, which on further inspection, appears to have been...

News: Xbox 720 Hardware Reveal CONFIRMED

Xbox 720 Hardware Reveal CONFIRMED

Circle May 21st on your calendar.

As we revealed a few weeks ago, Microsoft will indeed be holding a pre-E3 event to formally unveil the next generation of Xbox hardware on May 21st. The event has been announced via Facebook, and will take place at 10am PDT, which converts to 6pm in the UK, and 7pm in Central European Time. The event will take...

News: Xbox 720 Reveal Happening on May 21st?

Xbox 720 Reveal Happening on May 21st?

It's coming...

Originally, Microsoft had planned to unveil the next generation of Xbox hardware at the end of April, as we reported. Now though, it seems that there's a growing rumour (which has some merit to it) that suggests that the unveiling will occur on May 21st. Veteran tech blogger Paul Thurrott, speaking on the What The Tech podcast has...

News: Microsoft Apologises for "Always Online" Comments

Microsoft Apologises for "Always Online" Comments

"Views do not reflect customer centric approach"

As we reported yesterday, Microsoft Studios' Creative Director Adam Orth had a few things to say about the connection requirements for the next generation Xbox, via his Twitter account. Well while many people have taken that to mean that the next generation machine will require a constant internet...

News: Microsoft Studios' Creative Director Defends 'Always-Online' Xbox

Microsoft Studios' Creative Director Defends 'Always-Online' Xbox

"Deal with it!"

It seems like Adam Orth, creative director of Microsoft Studios, has caused quite a furor with his recent comments regarding Durango's 'always-online' future, following a number of negative reactions to the prospect. Evidence is continuing to mount regarding the successor to the Xbox 360 requiring a constant internet connection in...

News: Durango XDK "Leak" Makes Bold Claims

Durango XDK "Leak" Makes Bold Claims

Always connected, Kinect required

VGLeaks has posted some details and screenshots that are apparently from the Durango XDK (Xbox Development Kit) that allegedly confirm a few details about the next generation Xbox. The images - which aren't entirely convincing and could have been created in single-digit levels of minutes using Visual Studio 2012 -...

Feature: Unveiling 720 - What Microsoft Needs to Do

Unveiling 720 - What Microsoft Needs to Do

Some hints for the big show.

After Sony’s unveiling of the PlayStation 4, it’s clear to see that many people were left with a lot of questions. Too many, some would say. How does that controller work? Will the machine definitely play used games? When will Gaikai’s backward compatibility measures come into play? How much will the console cost?...

News: Thief Franchise Coming to 720

Thief Franchise Coming to 720

Square Enix Confirms

The worst-kept secret in the entire gaming industry has finally been shared with the whole world. It appears that the Thief franchise will be making an appearance on next-gen systems (including Xbox 720) in the form of....well....Thief. No, not Thief 4. Just Thief. Not much has been revealed about the game so far, aside from...

News: Domain Registration Suggests Xbox Event Soon

Domain Registration Suggests Xbox Event Soon

Eventful days ahead?

The super sleuths over at NeoGAF have turned up details of an interesting domain registration yesterday, by a company that works closely with Microsoft's web properties team. U.S. Techs currently hosts a couple of sites for Microsoft, and was responsible for setting up and hosting their E3 2012 press registration site, as well...

News: Microsoft to Unveil 720 in April?

Microsoft to Unveil 720 in April?

The rumours grow...

This one has been on the cards for a while, it has to be said, but it appears that there's a growing belief in the industry this morning, that Microsoft will reveal the Xbox 720 in April, at a special one-off event. CVG is reporting that a number of developers and professionals - some of whom are Sony employees - are expecting...

Feature: 5 Things We Learned From The PlayStation Meeting

5 Things We Learned From The PlayStation Meeting

The Future of Gaming and a Lukewarm Response to Microsoft's Competitors...

Last night saw Sony finally lift the curtain on their next generation PlayStation console and - while a number of questions were answered - fresh speculation has arisen alongside some exciting new features, services and games. Here are some of the things that we learned and...

News: Watch Dogs A Shoe-In For Durango?

Watch Dogs A Shoe-In For Durango?

PS4 Showing and Wii U Confirmation Improves Chances

Unless you're living under a rock, you'll already know that at last night's 2-hour-long PlayStation Meeting in New York, Sony released some more concrete details on the PlayStation 4, including details of some of the games you'll be able to play on the device when it debuts toward the end of the...

News: Rumoured Kinect 2.0 Specifications Leaked

Rumoured Kinect 2.0 Specifications Leaked

Sideways poses are on the cards.

The boys over at VGLeaks have been understandably busy of late, and they may have turned up a bit of information about how motion gaming will work in the next generation. According to them - and this is still very much in the "rumour" territory for now - we will definitely see "Kinect 2.0" being included as standard...

Talking Point: Used Games and Durango - An Advocate

Used Games and Durango - An Advocate

Maybe It Wouldn't Be So Bad?

Following on from our previous talking point regarding the used games speculation, we thought we’d leave no stone unturned and revisit this argument from the other side. What do we as gamers stand to gain should this speculation prove to be accurate? It seems like not a day goes by without some faint murmurings of...

Talking Point: Used Games and Durango - Seeing Sense

Used Games and Durango - Seeing Sense

Our Cards On The Table

As we wait with baited everything for concrete information from Microsoft about their upcoming console, some of the rumours that are being taken incredibly seriously are somewhat laughable. With no thought and little to no proof barring a chain of whispers, some outlets are reporting on things that could be somewhat...