Posts tagged Xbox 720
Next Generation Xbox To Be Unveiled On May 21st

Invitations have been released for the announcement of a next-generation Xbox in Redmond on May 21st.  Ever since Sony announced the PS4 two months ago, all eyes have been on Microsoft to see how their new console will stack up.  At 10am Pacific Time on the 21st of next month, Microsoft's Don Mattrick will reveal the "Xbox 720."  And while it will be limited to select press, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has confirmed the event will be streamed live.

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Living Room PC's Are Coming, To Compete With Next-Gen Consoles Says Gabe Newell

Rumours of the so-called 'Steam Box' – a console-like PC for the living room, powered by Valve's cherished gaming service – have been floating around the Internet for many months now, but that's all they've ever been: rumours. Now, we might just have the kind of evidence we were looking for that the company behind Half-Life and Portal are at least thinking about a PC/Console hybrid, ready to compete with the likes of the PS4 and Xbox 720.

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Microsoft Planning 7-Inch Surface Tablet For Xbox 720?

Microsoft seemingly isn’t keen on resting on its laurels any time soon. Despite just launching the Surface with Windows RT tablet to consumers across the globe, and with the Surface with Windows 8 just around the corner, the company has plans to build a 7-inch Surface gaming tablet that may well be used in conjunction with the next-generation Xbox, a la Wii U.

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Microsoft Patents Yet Another Game-Changer: 'Wearable Controllers'

You'd better start believing Microsoft is planning something big in the years to come. Forget perfunctory add-on motion controls for a moment, because a patent filed by Microsoft has been uncovered alluding to technology that may just break new videogame ground in the Xbox 720.

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Editorial: How A Dancing C-3PO Represents Everything Wrong With Kinect Development

It happened when the Nintendo Wii was first announced, and then again when Microsoft unveiled the Kinect upon the world: gamers across our universe were filled with anticipation; imagining how motion control would finally bridge the gap between dream and reality, how simple gestures aimed at our TV screens would bring us one step closer to truly feeling like a Jedi. The force is strong in Kinect, after all.

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All rumours point to Next Xbox and PS4 debut at E3 2012

UK games industry magazine MCV has reported on information from a reliable source, claiming that we will see the announcement of Microsoft and Sony's next-generation consoles at E3 2012.

In what would be a strategically sound move to divert at least some of the attention from the imminent Wii U, all signs thus far have directed to an announcement pretty soon, and some of us expected it to be an E3 effort from Microsoft, seeing as it's still the most significant name in video games expos.

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Microsoft Patent Suggests Next Xbox Will Include DVR Features

With this generation of consoles, all Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have made significant strides in making each of their respective machines an integral part of the living room. It started with movie downloads, but now encompasses everything from live-streamed TV (including Sky TV programmes), integration with rental services such as Blinkbox, LOVEFiLM and Netflix and implementation of social networking.

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