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Xbox 360 catching up in 2006

January 08, 2006 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

Although there was a delay in delivering the number of Xbox 360s that consumers demanded for the 2005 holiday season, Microsoft is expected to manufacture over 2 million of the gaming consoles in the first quarter of 2006. It's estimated...

The XBox 360, not just for video games

December 08, 2005 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

On November 22, 2005, Microsoft released the long awaited XBox 360, the next generation of its popular XBox gaming console. The XBox 360, however, goes farther than any game system that users are currently accustomed to. The XBox 360 is...

Xbox 360 hardware specifications

December 08, 2005 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

Central processing unit Custom IBM PowerPC-based "Xenon" 90 nm process, 165 million transistors Three symmetrical cores, each one running at 3.2 GHz Two hardware threads per core; six total One VMX-128 vector unit per core; three total 128 VMX-128 registers...

Xbox 360 vs. PS3: An in depth look

July 21, 2005 EST | Microsoft , PlayStation , Sony , Xbox

All gamers are awaiting the release of the Xbox 360 and the PS3. This article takes an in depth look at how the two systems compare. Graphics: Everyone has seen an Xbox and a PS2 in action and we are...

Microsoft Xbox core system

July 01, 2005 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

Microsoft has entered the video game world with the introduction of a future-generation dedicated video game console, code-named Xbox, designed to deliver intense, action-packed games. Building on the company's software expertise and advances in PC technology - such as 3-D...

Another title by Atari released

May 31, 2005 EST | Microsoft , PC Games , Xbox

"Atari has selected StarForce to protect their brand-new game called Race Driver 2", a supervisor from StarForce has stated. "Race Driver 2" is produced by Codemasters and distributed by Atari. It was released in Taiwan in July 2004. The game...

An Xbox 360 kiosk?

May 29, 2005 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

Microsoft's Xbox 360 won't be available until November, but a picture circulating the Web may reveal what gamers can expect at their favorite retail store. An example of the kiosk shows a deluxe interactive model with a futuristic looking stand...

Microsoft Xbox 360 and Apple's IPod may be compatible

May 17, 2005 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

Microsoft hinted that its upcoming Xbox 360 gaming console may be able to connect with competitor products such as the PSP from Sony and the iPod from Apple Computer. "Microsoft also emphasized that networking and multiplayer interactive capability of Xbox...

Microsoft aimed to be lord of the game consoles

May 10, 2005 EST | Microsoft , Xbox

This week, for round 2, Microsoft elevated the Xbox ahead of Sony's PlayStation 2 in the video-game console business. The software giant is making a bold move to jump ahead of Sony by initiating the next cycle of gaming consoles...