Category Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft ceases production of the Xbox 360

…We knew this day would eventually come: The Xbox 360 is now a collector’s item. Released in the US on November 22, 2005, the Xbox 360 was the second of the three last-gen consoles to be released. The Wii was … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 Update Allows External Hard Drives up to 2TB

  If this isn’t assurance Microsoft will continue to support the 360, I don’t know what is. Previously, the largest allowed external HDD or Flash Drive was 35GB back when the console launched. I have two in my 360 right … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder: There is no “Console War”

There hasn’t been one since the N64/PS1/Dreamcast days and that’s pushing it. No one did it like Nintendo and Sega did during the early 1990s with the NES, SNES and the Genesis. Both companies were pretty overt about how much … Continue reading

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Probably not going to renew my Xbox Live this week

It’s set to expire on April 22 and honestly, I haven’t played it much since I got my PS3. I also don’t play online much so I have a hard time coming up with a good reason to renew my … Continue reading

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Gamespot: Some hardware issues reported with Xbox One

I’d be lying to myself if I said I didn’t see this coming. Now before you folks who got a perfectly working PS4 last week yell “HAW-HAW!”, Microsoft is shipping replacement Xbox One consoles free of charge before you ship … Continue reading

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Gamespot: Blue Light of Death Reported in some PS4 Consoles

Here is the link to the original article. Those who bought launch and second gen Xbox 360 consoles remember the Red Ring of Death: Well, now it’s Sony’s turn or rather–their fanboys. Until now, they took pleasure in sticking it … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I’ve had such a long backlog

And for every console I own, too. No seriously. It’s been about seven years (before I started playing World of Warcraft, LOL) since I’ve bought so many games in such a short amount of time. Back then I was back … Continue reading

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The Last Phase of the Death of Zune Marketplace has been announced

I got this email from Microsoft a few days ago: Zune Marketplace will no longer support rental and purchase Earlier this year, we announced that we are bringing local currency to Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles. This change was … Continue reading

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I just realized something: Gaming Fans Can Be Ruthless

  Honestly, this is the first time since the mid-1990s a game maker has dared to support more than one tier of their console at the same time, let alone THREE companies. The last comany to do that was Sega … Continue reading

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And Vita Makes Six

Six Handhelds, that is: Apologies for the quality. I used my iPod Touch to take the picture. I don’t think it would’ve been any different if I used my phone >.>; I got the Vita yesterday in Boston for under … Continue reading

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