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New Zealand teenager on home detention runs out of Xbox games to play, asks to serve rest of sentence in prison
According to a report from the New Zealand Herald, a teenager who has been serving an 11-month home detention asked to spend the rest of his sentence in jail instead. The reason? Well, he ran out of Xbox games to play.
The 19-year old apparently already served 10 months of [...]Read More »
Microsoft wants to give you rewards for watching TV and commercials, and that might not be a bad thing
One of the more addictive additions in gaming came in the form of achievements (rewards). After Microsoft introduced them back in 2005 with the launch of the Xbox 360, its popularity has spread everywhere from their rival Sony all the way to Apple’s GameCenter. But because achievements have proven to [...]Read More »
Finally. If you’re an Xbox owner, you’re well aware of the problem. Instead of simply using real world currency to price things on its online marketplace, Microsoft uses, Microsoft Points. 1600 Microsoft Points is $20 and 4000 points is $50. Fun? Intuitive? I thought so.
According to sources familiar with [...]Read More »
An internal email that was sent to employees that are currently working on Microsoft’s upcoming next-generation Xbox has revealed something that will cause gamers worldwide to breathe a sigh of relief: The console will not require a constant online connection to function.
Previous rumors have stated that the console would [...]Read More »
Have an Xbox 360? Now you can order your Pizza Hut with a controller, voice commands, or motion controls
I never thought this day would come but now it’s finally here… Now I can order pizza using my video game console! Finally.
Kidding aside, this is actually a neat idea. Microsoft’s Xbox team has partnered with Pizza Hut to create an app that is the first of its kind [...]Read More »
If you’re an avid Xbox user, and a serious mobile smartphone deviant (yes it probably constitutes as a deviant always playing with gadgets so much) then you probably already know what Xbox Smartglass is. It’s a proprietary app directly from Microsoft that allows you to interact with your Xbox game [...]Read More »
Some gamers like to choose sides for some reason — Nintendo, Sony or Microsoft. They’ll mostly stick with their console of choice and then unreasonably trash the others’ games online. But with the Ultimate Combo System, they won’t have to choose sides any longer!
The Ultimate Combo System is a [...]Read More »
Unlike the previous generation, Sony actually got a head start on Microsoft this time. But that doesn’t mean Redmond will be keeping quiet all the way until E3 in June. CVG is reporting that Microsoft will be announcing the next Xbox two months ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, at [...]Read More »
My Xbox Live is like taking your console’s Xbox Live dashboard and putting into the palm of your hand. Once you sign-in with your Windows Live ID associated with your Xbox Live account, the app will display a tinier version of your console dashboard with 5 screen categories. The first, [...]Read More »