It’s called IllumiRoom, and it extends what’s happening on your TV screen to fill your entire room. It may not sound that revolutionary, but watch this video and you’ll see the potential.
It’s not the real deal, but it’s reportedly a very trustworthy mockup, created by Xbox World magazine. Clear a space in the living room, because this is coming.
Everybody hates Microsoft Points. They’re stupid, unnecessary, and deceptive. At long last, Microsoft has heard our cries and is doing away with them. Just not on the Xbox — yet.
The third major Xbox console is real, and it’s coming. Possibly as soon as Christmas of next year, if this leaked 2-year-old PowerPoint presentation document is to be believed.
Microsoft came out swinging when it kicked off E3 2012 at its annual media briefing this morning. Xbox wowed the audience with a big Halo 4 presentation, the surprise announcement of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and much more.
MCV is reporting today that they have it on good authority that Microsoft’s third-generation Xbox, the 360’s successor, might just ditch optical disc drives altogether in favor of digital downloads.
Is this earth-shattering news, or just “yeah, duh”? The Daily is reporting an exclusive scoop today that Microsoft is working on its own answer to the likes of AppleTV and Boxee, in the form of a Kinect set-top box that doesn’t require an Xbox to run.
Oh, Microsoft. You and your oddball marketing campaigns.
Back at E3, Xbox promised us live TV, but was mum on details. Today, Microsoft is explaining how they’re going to make live TV a reality on your Xbox 360 this holiday season: with the help of almost 40 entertainment providers around the world.
“Metro” is the codename of this Fall’s annual Xbox Live update, which among other things is going to make your dashboard look an awful lot like Bing mixed with Windows Phone 7. Here’s a breakdown of the major changes you can expect.