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PC games are growing, but will that continue after the PS4 and Xbox 720 launch?

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As we near the end of this console generation, the PC has been picking up the slack. Not only are games looking and playing extraordinarily better on the PC these days, but data is showing that the market is growing as well. With 8% growth in 2012, PC games made...
PC games are growing, but will that continue after the PS4 and Xbox 720 launch?

Kinect 2.0 for Xbox 720 specs leaked: 1080p camera, larger field of view, USB 3.0

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While the industry may be focused on Sony and the PlayStation 4 today, some specs of the next Kinect supposedly leaked, and if they turn out to be accurate, shouldn't be overlooked....
Kinect 2.0 for Xbox 720 specs leaked: 1080p camera, larger field of view, USB 3.0

Microsoft reportedly set to debut Xbox TV next year

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Microsoft isn’t quite done turning the Xbox 360 into an entertainment hub for the living room. Tom Warren over at The Verge reported that multiple sources familiar with Microsoft said that the company plans to release a TV set-top box based on Windows 8 in early 2013. The “Xbox TV”...
Microsoft reportedly set to debut Xbox TV next year

Xbox Surface: Specifications of a new tablet device leaked

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Only a few days after the alleged documentations of the Xbox 720, Kinect v2, and Kinect Glasses were leaked, today another document detailing the specifications for a tablet device named Xbox Surface has leaked. According to detailed obtained by Shifted2u, the new tablet device will be 7” in size with...
Xbox Surface: Specifications of a new tablet device leaked
Purported Xbox 720 To Cost $299 With Blu-ray Support, Kinect 2 And Virtual Reality In Time For Holiday 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 31, 2012

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Not only are we wrapping up the news of the day today, we’re wrapping up the first month of the year. As we steam ahead into 2012, here’s what made news today – for starters, Acer has plans to bring $699 Ultrabooks to the market later this year. What else...
SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 31, 2012

Report: Microsoft to debut next-gen console in April after being "caught off guard" by Sony

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It looks like Microsoft’s turn to impress the gaming world may come in April. That’s according to a report from computerandvideogames.com, who spoke with an unnamed Sony official that said Wednesday’s PS4 unveiling ”caught Microsoft off-guard,” and that “we definitely ruffled some feathers.” Sources said that Microsoft is planning on hosting...
Report: Microsoft to debut next-gen console in April after being "caught off guard" by Sony
Rumored Xbox 720 specs: 8-core processor, 8GB of RAM, 800MHz GPU
Microsoft's next Xbox could take over your TV just like Google TV

Why we should be thankful for $70 PS4 and Xbox 720 games

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Get ready to pay more for video games. The PS4 and Xbox 720 are going to be big powerful machines, but taking advantage of that hardware is going to require some serious money. As the next generation of video game systems near launch, rumors of a price hike are bubbling...
Why we should be thankful for $70 PS4 and Xbox 720 games
‘Xbox 720′ slated for November 2013 release, report claims

Microsoft: The Xbox 720 won't require an always-on connection to play games

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The internet has been abuzz for months with rumors about Microsoft's next Xbox requiring an always-on connection. Everyone started handwringing about the negative implications, and it even lead to a Microsoft employee losing his job after mouthing off on Twitter. Well, it seems as if all the worrying was for...
Microsoft: The Xbox 720 won't require an always-on connection to play games

Microsoft Talks Up Xbox 360 While Staying Mum on Its Successor

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Microsoft is no doubt cooking up the next Xbox in Redmond, but the company isn’t yet ready to share details. “All I’ll say about our current and future investment is (that it is) about doing things that are big and premium,” said Yusuf Mehdi, head of Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business,...
Microsoft Talks Up Xbox 360 While Staying Mum on Its Successor

Gamestop to discontinue PlayStation 2 software sales

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The retailer wants to make room for Wii U software this year, and anticipates needing room for Xbox 720 and PlayStation 3 software in 2013 and beyond....
Gamestop to discontinue PlayStation 2 software sales

A 7-inch Xbox Surface? Yes, this makes a ton of sense

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Back in June, hours before Microsoft unveiled its new Surface tablet computer, a series of apparent leaks pointed to the possibility that Microsoft was working on a 7-inch tablet called the Xbox Surface. As it turned out, that wasn’t what Microsoft announced at the time. But increasingly it’s looking like...
A 7-inch Xbox Surface? Yes, this makes a ton of sense

Yes, Microsoft bought Xbox 8 domain names – No, that’s probably not the future console’s name

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Fresh out of a report on Fusible, the news is that Microsoft has picked up several Xbox8.XX domain names. Cue the hype wagons. Before we get away from ourselves, let’s go over what we know about the coming Xbox console: Not very much; It’s coming out in 2013. Moving into...
Yes, Microsoft bought Xbox 8 domain names – No, that’s probably not the future console’s name

PS4 rumours: '50% more powerful than Xbox 720'

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Unnamed developers claim insider knowledge of next-gen specifications after CES briefings - PS4 processor coming out top, but Xbox 720 ahead on RAMA new batch of rumours has surfaced surrounding the next generation games machines from Sony and Microsoft - you'd better get used to this from now on. Gaming...
PS4 rumours: '50% more powerful than Xbox 720'
Leaked document points to $299 "Xbox 720" for 2013

LEAKED: Microsoft's Master Plan To Take Over The Living Room With A New Xbox (MSFT)

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Microsoft wants to rule the living room. To do that, it's going to have to face off against Apple, which is rumored to be working on a television that will serve as a hub for entertainment in the living room. It already has a big head start, thanks to Kinect,...
LEAKED: Microsoft's Master Plan To Take Over The Living Room With A New Xbox (MSFT)

Microsoft's IllumiRoom peripheral projector is the Xbox 720′s killer feature

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Microsoft has strongly hinted that the IllumiRoom augmented reality peripheral projector is linked to the next-generation Xbox 720, in much the same way that Project Natal (Kinect) was eventually linked to the Xbox 360. To celebrate, Microsoft has released a new video that showcases the awesome potential of IllumiRoom, and...
Microsoft's IllumiRoom peripheral projector is the Xbox 720′s killer feature

Wii U Gets Japanese Launch Date, $340 Price

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Nintendo's Wii U gaming system will launch in its home Japanese market on December 8th and will cost 26,250 Yen (around $340) for the entry level console and 31,500 Yen (around $400) for the premium edition. Nintendo revealed its news about the long-anticipated machine in a press release this morning,...
Wii U Gets Japanese Launch Date, $340 Price

PlayStation 4: Sony’s chance to redeem itself

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Sony aims to not make the same mistakes twice when it comes to the PlayStation. While we’ve been hearing that the Japanese electronics maker would be sticking with the PlayStation 3 for the foreseeable future with no plans for a new console, that is apparently no longer the case.Gaming news site VG24/7...
PlayStation 4: Sony’s chance to redeem itself

Press Start: Gearbox buys Homeworld, Nordic Games buys Darksiders and more

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Plus, Xbox 720 rumour round-up, new Vlambeer cloning row, and games industry event planned in lovely Leamington SpaA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Gearbox Software has acquired the Homeworld franchise | GamasutraThe intergalactic real-time strategy sim is now in the company of Borderlands and Aliens: Colonial Marines...
Press Start: Gearbox buys Homeworld, Nordic Games buys Darksiders and more
Why Google predicts Microsoft's next game console will beat Sony's
PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 could cost just $350, expected to launch this fall

Microsoft Is Making A Cheap Xbox For Streaming Video (MSFT)

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Microsoft is building a set-top TV box to compete with Apple TV and other smart TV accessories, reports The Verge. It's called Xbox TV, and you can think of it as a less-expensive, scaled-down Xbox. It'll focus on streaming video capabilities with services like Netflix and Hulu, and it's expected...
Microsoft Is Making A Cheap Xbox For Streaming Video (MSFT)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Microsoft is holding a big event this afternoon in Los Angeles. The latest rumor is that the company will announce a new tablet with Barnes and Noble. Here's everything we know so far about Microsoft's deal to buy Yammer. There's a big 56-page document floating...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The new iPad hits the shelves, don’t expect an ‘Xbox 720′ this year, and Groupon gets reprimanded in the UK. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

A new Xbox for the holidays! Well, the 2013 holidays

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Late this week, sources told Bloomberg that Microsoft would release a new Xbox toward the end of 2013. Microsoft's original Xbox debuted in 2005, and the hardware is getting a bit long in the tooth after over 7 years. "People familiar with the company's plans," told Bloomberg that Microsoft...
A new Xbox for the holidays! Well, the 2013 holidays
Microsoft says it won’t show next Xbox at E3
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