In Ryse, Crytek hopes to convey the conceptual experience of what it means to become a leader.
With Xbox One, Microsoft’s moving to secure its place as your living room’s de facto media hub — with or without games.
As a tech journalist I have a good record with firsts. I’m pretty sure I was the first journalist to see the iPhone. Ditto the Wii. Also the Xbox 360: in the months before it came out I spent a lot of time in Redmond with J Allard and the other guys who were building it.
So I remember well my first look at it. It was different. It …
Would you bring a camera that watched you as you watched TV into your living room?
Battlefield 3 the way it was meant to be played—in a 30-foot igloo full of projectors.
One of our Techland colleagues who shall not be named asked, “Is it bad that I don’t know what E3 is?”
Well, not really. But, it does make Peter and I a bit sad. So, if there’s anyone else out there who needs a quick primer, then you should know that E3 stands for the Electronic Entertainment Expo. For about 15 years, …
Microsoft’s Marc Whitten and Yusuf Mehdi offer a candid 12-minute demo of the Xbox One’s interface.
Sorry, party photographers, you’ve been replaced—by a robot. Microsoft’s new EDDIE (short for Expandable Development Discs for Innovation and Experimentation) can now roam a crowded room, focus on people’s faces and snap photos with a fancy DSLR camera.
Okay, so right now it’s more of an advanced, camera-equipped Roomba than …
Adding to Sony’s ongoing hack-attack tribulations, Microsoft’s taking a victory lap today, claiming its Xbox 360 games console outsold Sony’s PlayStation 3 during the first four months of 2011.
Microsoft claims that, life-to-date, it’s sold 55 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide (out of 38 countries) and that “sales are accelerating.” …
The majority of Americans may own an Xbox 360, but EA Games CEO John Riccitiello believes that the PS3 is so much more popular overseas that it will eventually overtake Microsoft in this battle of game consoles. He told Industry Gamers:
I don’t think it’s either of those things. Honestly, I think that Microsoft has done great work
It must be fall.
Microsoft is prepping a new Xbox Live update that will launch just before Kinect hits the market on November 4. Back in June at E3, Microsoft demoed the ESPN channel and that will launch alongside the new update. Aside from that and all the Kinect shenanigans, here are 8 “under the hood” features:
• Improved voice …
This is definitely an innovation worth keeping an eye on (pun fully intended).