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Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

China May Allow Video Game Consoles Again After Ban in 2000

China May Allow Video Game Consoles Again After Ban in 2000

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

New Xbox Rumored to be Launched in Late 2013

New Xbox Rumored to be Launched in Late 2013

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.

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012

Xbox SmartGlass App Now Available for iOS Devices

Xbox SmartGlass App Now Available for iOS Devices

After launching on Android a week or so ago, the new Xbox SmartGlass app is now available on iOS devices.

Is Microsoft Building A Gaming Tablet?

Is Microsoft Building A Gaming Tablet?

Reports from The Verge suggests that Microsoft is working on a classified project involving a 7-inch gaming tablet, otherwise known as the Xbox Surface.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Microsoft Announces Major Update to Xbox, Launch of Xbox SmartGlass

Microsoft Announces Major Update to Xbox, Launch of Xbox SmartGlass

Microsoft has released details on a major new update to the Xbox dashboard and the launch of Xbox SmartGlass, which brings games, music, TV and movie experiences from your console to your phone, tablet and PC.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

Microsoft Launches Digital Music Service Xbox Music

Microsoft Launches Digital Music Service Xbox Music

In order to catch up to competitors such as Apple and Amazon, Microsoft has announced the launch of their own digital music service which goes by the name of Xbox Music. Currently available for the Xbox 360, the service will be expanded to smartphones, tablets and PCs with the launch of Windows 8.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Think Microsoft's Kinect is all about motion-sensing games? You'll have to re-evaluate what you know about Kinect, when you hear (and see) what Australian composer and developer Chris Vik did with it using Kinectar, a toolkit that uses the Kinect sensor as a MIDI controller.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Next Gen Xbox Six Times More Powerful Than the 360

Next Gen Xbox Six Times More Powerful Than the 360

The Xbox 360 is close to seven years old, and it seems Microsoft is ready to launch a new console by next year. While the next generation Xbox won't be out by this year, sources have made the wait more bearable by revealing that the console will be six times more powerful than the Xbox 360.

Thursday, 4 Nov 2010

How Xbox Kinect's Motion Detection Works

How Xbox Kinect's Motion Detection Works

Ever wondered how Microsoft Xbox Kinect's motion detection works? Wonder no longer, as Wired.com has your answers.

Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010

Microsoft Announces XBOX Live Games On Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Announces XBOX Live Games On Windows Phone 7

Microsoft is hoping to extend the XBox 360 gaming experience unto the upcoming Windows Phone 7 platform, which features the XBOX Live gaming hub as well. Newly announced titles on WP7 include Bejeweled LIVE, Guitar Hero 5 and The Harvest among others. Following the phone's launch, fresh Xbox LIVE titles will be added to the games portfolio each week.

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