Xbox Archive

  • Cheaper, Kinect-less Xbox One Goes On Sale Next Month

    Cheaper, Kinect-less Xbox One Goes On Sale Next Month

    As should have been an option at launch, Microsoft will soon finally begin to offer Xbox One consoles untethered from the Kinect voice command and motion control sensor. This Kinect-less Xbox One SKU will be reduced to a cheaper price point as a result. Hurray! […]

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  • Xbox Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

    Xbox Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

    Screw camping out in line outside stores and battling stampeding crazies for bargains that will likely be topped later on in the holiday shopping season. Stay inside and do your video game shopping from home this Black Friday. (Of course that’s the whole point of […]

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  • Xbox 360 Redesigned to Resemble Xbox One

    Xbox 360 Redesigned to Resemble Xbox One

    While showing off all the fancy next-gen games coming to Xbox One, Microsoft carved out a slice of stage time during its E3 press conference to unveil a newly redesigned Xbox 360 console. Shipping to retailers across the U.S., Australia, Canada, U.K. and Ireland as […]

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  • Exercise Bikes and Racing Games Collide: Introducing the FunFitness Controller

    Exercise Bikes and Racing Games Collide: Introducing the FunFitness Controller

    Oh dear, look what Wii Fit started. Surely not to be the last device to take after Nintendo’s fitness training “game,” the Qmotions-FunFitness Full Motion Game Controller combines the cardiovascular training of exercise bikes with console video game racing. Due out in the second half […]

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  • Brett Favre Named Cover Athlete for Madden NFL 09

    Brett Favre Named Cover Athlete for Madden NFL 09

    Brett Favre may now be retired from the NFL (whether he stays retired is the real question), but you won’t soon be forgetting about him, especially if you’re a Madden fan. EA Sports has announced today that the former Green Bay Packer QB legend and […]

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  • Three New Xbox Originals Next Week: Ninja Gaiden, Pirates! and BLACK

    Three New Xbox Originals Next Week: Ninja Gaiden, Pirates! and BLACK

    Coming up on Monday, February 11th, Microsoft will be launching three new Xbox Originals on the Xbox Live Marketplace, including BLACK, Ninja Gaiden Black and Sid Meier’s Pirates!. Three excellent games for sure, but at 1,200 Microsoft Points apiece (that’s $15!), I still can’t get […]

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  • Xbox Live Turns Five – Let the Celebration Begin!

    Xbox Live Turns Five – Let the Celebration Begin!

    Guess what, folks? As of tomorrow, Xbox Live turns five! To celebrate the occasion, Microsoft will be providing each and every single one of the more than eight million Xbox Live subscribers the chance to download Carcassonne (or Hexic 2 in Korea) from the Xbox […]

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  • Xbox Live gets H4x0red 4 Realz Yo!

    Xbox Live gets H4x0red 4 Realz Yo!

    So I’m sitting there at work today and I see this little nugget come across my screen. As reported by various sites around the net, hackers were claiming that they had obtained access to many accounts via Bungie.net and were using them to steal Microsoft […]

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  • PS3/360 Video Comparisons

    PS3/360 Video Comparisons

    The folks over at GameVideos.com have uploaded a whole slew of clips comparing cross platform games that are currently available for the PS3 and Xbox 360. Not only did they do a side-by-side comparison, but also played through the same portions of each game to […]

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  • Konami Ships Four

    Konami Ships Four

    Just like Sega, Konami has also shipped a foursome of new games today, including DDR Ultramix 4 for the Xbox, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Tag Force and Pocket Racers for the PSP, and Xiaolin Showdown for the PS2, Xbox and PSP (with a DS version coming on […]

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