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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."


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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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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.


"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.


"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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