News tagged ‘xbox’
Monday, 13 May 2013
A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
It looks like the long-running rumor that Microsoft's next-gen Xbox would require an always on internet connection has finally been put to rest thanks to a leaked internal Microsoft email which has dismissed the 'always-on' mandate.
Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on May 21st, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
According to a Bloomberg report, Microsoft has signed a deal with AMD such that the former's next generation Xbox will feature AMD's Samara mobile APU. This development comes in the wake of our earlier report of a possible unveiling of Microsoft's next generation Xbox on 21 May.
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
According to sources, Microsoft will hold an Xbox event in May which will offer first looks and details of their next generation Xbox console. A full unveil of the device is expected to happen later in June.
Monday, 18 Mar 2013
NVIDIA says it's happy to let AMD have control over the console GPU market because it wants to focus on the desktop and mobile market.
Friday, 8 Feb 2013
The new Xbox console is rumored to have voice recognition, not unlike SIRI, allowing users to control it just by speaking commands.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
The details of the Xbox 720 GPU have been leaked online. According to the site VGleaks, the new GPU has an 800MHz clockspeed and features twelve shader cores. The site also claims that the DirectX 11 compliant graphics chip is also capable of supporting 2x, 4x and 8x MSAA anti-aliasing effects.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
China might be lifting its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
Sources have informed Bloomberg that Microsoft may be planning to launch their next iteration of the Xbox gaming console in late 2013. Apparently the Xbox 720 will be sold for US$299 with Kinect, HUD glasses and cloud gaming all bundled in.