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Bloomberg: Next Xbox won't be backwards-compatible

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2013 4:45pm PDT

Speaking to an anonymous source, Bloomberg reports that the next Xbox will use a variant of AMD Jaguar technology, and that the switch to x86 architecture (much like PS4) will mean "game discs made for the current Xbox 360 won't be compatible."

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"Its not an announcement! Its a fucking leak or rumor, probably from Sony. Thanks for falling for ..."

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Report: Next Xbox controller to feature 'improved ergonomics'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 20, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Although the next Xbox will ship with an upgraded Kinect, you'll still use a controller with buttons to operate the system. As with PS4, it appears the move to the next generation means you'll have to pick up new controllers.

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"also, they would never do that for used games as you could buy one copy, then have each friend ..."

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Crytek head says next-gen consoles 'impossible' to match PCs

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2013 10:30am PST

Crytek head Cevat Yerli talks about the hurdles faced by Sony and Microsoft, claiming it is "impossible" for a reasonably-priced console to match high-end gaming PCs.

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"Actually, most console games are barely rendered at 720p (at least on the Xbox, lots of games ..."

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Report: Watch Dogs for 'all home consoles' coming holiday 2013

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 11:45am PST

Ubisoft marketing materials reportedly state Watch Dogs is coming to "all home consoles" this holiday season, implying that it could be planned for Microsoft and Sony's next-gen consoles that are expected to launch this year.

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"It takes longer for the PC port because they have to figure out how to cap FPS at 30."

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Report: Next Xbox requires always-on Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 11, 2013 12:15pm PST

The next Xbox, codenamed Durango, will not only include an updated version of Kinect--it will require it. "It must be plugged in and calibrated for the console to even function."

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"-Jerking off -Petting your cat inappropriately -Arguing with your stupid wife -yelling at ..."

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Next PlayStation launching this year, say sources

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 8:15am PST

Unnamed sources have claimed that the next PlayStation console will debut this month and launch this year. Microsoft's reveal is reportedly set for spring.

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"didnt some ceo or something just recently say sony had no interest in being first out of the gate?"

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Xbox 8 domains registered by Microsoft

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 03, 2012 10:00am PDT

Could the next Xbox be called "Xbox 8"? The name would make sense, given Microsoft's concurrent shifts to the number 8 across its other platforms.

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"Well most likely we'll be on Windows 10 or 11 when their next system is out, so I'm not sure why ..."

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