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Your Shiny New Game System Is An Energy Disaster

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology

For all their graphical improvements and multimedia functionality, there's one place where Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 are sorely la...

'Halo 5' Is Coming In 2015

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Master Chief is returning to the battlefield next year. Microsoft announced plans Friday to release the video game sequel "Halo ...

Now Even Microsoft Wants Its Own 'House Of Cards' Hit

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 04.07.2014 | Technology

With "House of Cards" and "Orange Is The New Black," Netflix so far has dominated the original series streaming game. But now, with other Silicon Vall...

Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Sales Figures

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it has sold more than 3 million units of the Xbox One, the video game console it launched on Nov. 22, 2013. ...

If You Like Your Xbox 360, You Should Keep Your Xbox 360

Peter Kay | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology
Peter Kay

The Xbox One (XB1) doesn't do anything the Xbox 360 does. I call it the "Xbox None" in my house. Hardly a day goes by when I don't seriously consider returning it to Microsoft and here's why.

LOOK: This Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Technology

As much as the consoles change, the controllers really stay pretty much the same. These hypnotizing GIFs from the folks over at Gadget Love prove it. ...

Huge Day For Xbox

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp sold over 1 million of its new Xbox One game consoles within 24 hours of thei...

Does Microsoft Even Need Xbox?

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates donned a cool leather jacket when he first introduced the Xbox onstage in 2000. More than a decade ...

Mark Your Calendars -- This Is When You Can Buy The New Xbox

Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology

Graeme Boyd, the social marketing manager for Xbox, just let loose the news on Twitter. Start saving up that $499 (and then some) today....

There's A Catch To Some Of The Xbox One's Best Features

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.08.2013 | Technology

Microsoft promised that the $499 Xbox One will be an "all-in-one entertainment system," but we now know that gamers will have to pony up a little extr...

Microsoft Discovers The Xbox Isn't Going To Make Everyone Happy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.12.2013 | Technology

Some may have believed that the Xbox One bashing would have died down after Microsoft dropped the most controversial features of its forthcoming game ...

Microsoft Completely Walks Back Xbox One Restrictions After Gamer Backlash

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.20.2013 | Technology

Call it the Xbox 180. Microsoft confirmed on Wednesday that it will be removing the requirement that the Xbox One, the computer maker's first gamin...

The Worst Thing About The New Xbox

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

Some of gamers' worst fears were realized on Tuesday, when Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, the company's first new gaming console in 8 years. Xbox en...

Xbox One Unveiled!

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

After a prolific run across 8 years with over 70 million units sold for the Xbox 360, Microsoft announced its next generation system, the Xbox One, in...

COMING SOON

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will unveil its much-anticipated next-generation Xbox on May 21 following month...

Jason Gilbert

Will Microsoft's New Music Service Make You Cancel Your Spotify?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

Microsoft on Monday morning officially unveiled a promising new music service for PCs, tablets, laptops and the Xbox gaming console called Xbox Music....

Why Video Games Just Aren't Selling

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

A look at results from selected companies in the video games business: April 12: Market tracker NPD Group says U.S. retail sales of vid...

Halo 4 Gets Release Date

Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that the fourth installment of its Halo series will be available for Xbox 360 on November 6, 2012 -- otherwise known as...

Microsoft CEO Reveals Staggering Sales Figures

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday sales of its revolutionary Kinect sensing device for the Xbox game console have hit more than 18 m...

Microsoft Releasing Huge Xbox Update

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 02.04.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console, one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV sho...

And Then There Were Two: Microsoft Warns Of Xbox Live Security Threat

USATODAY | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

Fresh off the data breach that slammed Sony's PlayStation Network, rival Microsoft has issued a security warning tied to Xbox Live and the Activision ...

Kinect for XBOX 360: Last Look Before Launch

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The date that Microsoft has been building towards has finally arrived -- November 4th. Today, the tech giant finally releases Kinect for XBOX 360 to...

Jonas Brothers Promote Xbox 360

nytimes.com | STUART ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Xbox 360 gaming system, sold by the Microsoft Corporation, is being endorsed by the Jonas Brothers rock band in a campaign that appears in propert...

Wii Sales Plummet, Signaling Decline In Game's Popularity

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sales of Wii machines around the world fell 43% to 5.75 million from 10 million in the six months ending on Sept. 30. ...

Veteran Hollywood Producer To Make Original Shows For Xbox

New York Times | Micheal Cieply | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Microsoft, seeking to expand offerings on its Xbox 360 console, has reached an agreement with a company headed by Peter Safran, the veteran Hollywood ...