Rumors regarding next-generation gaming consoles are starting to pile up, with an anonymous source telling tech website EDGE that a game developer already has a development kit for the successor of Microsoft’s Xbox 360. According to the source, Ubisoft Montreal already has a dev-kit for the Xbox 720 (not its official name). The source also said that dev-kits are...

In a similar incident that ravaged Sony’s PlayStation Network earlier this year, a list of usernames and their corresponding passwords of Xbox Live accounts, Microsoft’s gaming network, has been posted online. According to tech news site PC Magazine, the software giant has downplayed the data dump, where 90 Xbox Live gamertags were posted on Pastebin.com. Microsoft...

Fans who expect Microsoft to announce its next-generation Xbox console at next year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) might be a little disappointed. A number of sources claim that the company and its industry partners are working towards a 2013 release of a next generation console that will be the successor of the Xbox 360. According to reports, middleware firms...

With the latest spate of gaming device releases perhaps what the world really needs now is the Xbox 720. Can we expect to see if soon and if so will it be a gaming revolution or just a tarted up Xbox with nothing much new in it? A lot of rumours are floating around about this machine it seems that the good people at Microsoft are already working on it; an assumption largely...

Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer announced their plans to roll out a new Xbox TV service this holiday season, in a meeting with analysts this past week. The TV service will be available on the Xbox 360 console and will enable users to stream select TV shows. The CEO said that the Xbox team and Microsoft are working with “dozens of video content...

With the launch of the new Nintendo Wii U console in 2012, Microsoft’s head of Xbox in Europe suggested that the release date of the company’s next generation console, the “Xbox 720,” could come sooner than initially expected. Despite speaking of a 10 year lifespan plan for the Xbox 360, Chris Lewis, Microsoft’s Vice President of Interactive...

For unknown reasons, Microsoft will be discontinuing the production of the glossy Xbox 360 in favor of a matte finish. “We are actively transitioning all our Xbox 360 S consoles to a matte finish,” wrote Microsoft’s Director of Programming for Xbox Live Major Nelson on his blog. The Microsoft Xbox 360 S console, which was unveiled last year at the E3...

A 20 year old man in the UK died due to a blood clot after playing an extended Xbox gaming session, reports say. Now, his family is pleading to other parents to warn and protect their children from excessive gaming. The autopsy of Chris Staniforth, a 20 year old man from Sheffield, revealed that he suffered from deep vein thrombosis, which is triggered by sitting in one...

Rumors of an Xbox 720 unveiling at E3 next year have been circulating around the web, but according to a game developer, the next generation console is already here. According to a report by Eurogamer, Kinect Sports developer Rare dismissed the speculations of a next-gen Xbox console, pointing to the Microsoft’s ability to improve gaming via software. “One...

A few weeks ago, we reported about the unveiling of the next-generation Xbox 720 (not yet its official name) at E3 next year. Now, reports say that an executive from AMD talks about the power of the new gaming console from Microsoft. Neal Robinson, AMD’s director of ISV relationships, said in an interview with the Official Xbox Magazine that the rumored Xbox console...