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XBox Diary2

By Steve Gibson, Jan 21, 2002 10:26am PST

Jason's ever evolving XBox article has finally surfaced. It's a bit of a XBox diary much like Richard's article but with Jason's own fruity twist...


"I rented the X-Box a few days ago and found the the best game i have ever played was obi-won a ..."

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The GTA3 Answer?

By Steve Gibson, Jan 18, 2002 5:11am PST

Without a doubt one of the biggest draws for people to get a PS2 over an XBox was one game, GTA3. Well then, did you expect that to last forever?...


" not yakuza, there is a hong kong double decker bus and a hong kong cop (green uniform) in some ..."

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CES Report

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 15, 2002 5:52am PST

Gamespy has posted a CES report, talking about the games and gadgets on display at the Consumer Electronics Show. Nothing PC related though.


Xbox Giveaway

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 01, 2002 7:35am PST

There is a new contest on Hypothermia, where this time they are giving away three Xbox consoles. The consoles will come with a game and an extra...


Xbox Online Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 13, 2001 3:16am PST

Just 2 days after Sony announced their Japanese Playstation 2 online gaming plans, Microsoft has now announced that the Xbox online system should...


"There are plenty of good games in production. I haven't yet been able to buy any of the games ..."

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XBox Diary

By Steve Gibson, Dec 10, 2001 12:10pm PST

Entirely because I suck, Richard Smith's Xbox diary is a week late. You may remember back when GameCube from Nintendo was only available overseas...


" I have somewhat large hands so The Xbox controller felt perfect at first and oddly enough felt ..."

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MS Xbox Shipments

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 10, 2001 6:29am PST

According to Microsoft, they have shipped 1.1 million Xbox consoles so far to retailers, with 300,000 more coming this year. The company didn't say...


"1.1 Million?!? Where the fuck ARE they? Oh yeah...that's right...they're in $600 bundles at ..."

- xakmalice see all 95 comments

The XBox Future

By Steve Gibson, Dec 02, 2001 9:41am PST

We've kinda heard on and off about how Microsoft had originally pitched XBox as a "homestation" type of machine with more duties but...


"I guess that settles it, all of the people defending the xbox did not want to accept what its ..."

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The Big Future for Xbox

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 30, 2001 6:48am PST

According to CNet, Microsoft's Steve "Developers, Developers, Developers!" Ballmer has admitted that the Xbox is just a part of a "broader concept"...


" Well, the common consumer isn't quite ready for it yet...but with HDTV and DTV becoming more ..."

- drucifer see all 47 comments

GameSpy Xbox Tunnel

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 27, 2001 6:33am PST

The GameSpy Arcade guys let us know they have released the GameSpy Tunnel application which will allow you to use GameSpy Arcade with the Xbox....


"This thing actually works pretty good. You definately need to find pings 100 or less to play with."

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Inside the Xbox

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 21, 2001 8:04am PST

We've seen a few of these articles, and now Anand Tech has posted an article about the inside of the Xbox as well, looking at the components,...


"Btw, the X-Box's "empty" Ram slots are a fake there is (according to another article) chips on ..."

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Monster Cables for Xbox

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 20, 2001 9:57am PST

Got a press release from Monster Gaming, a division of Monster Cable, announcing that their special Xbox cables are in stores now. Their audio /...


"More lemmings to buy into the Monster Cable lies. I hate that company, they just rip people off."

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XBox, The Missing Gigs

By Steve Gibson, Nov 20, 2001 6:43am PST

Here's something to freak people out. Some snooping around the XBox by HardOCP combined with some astute eyes at CloudChaser reveals that although...


"silly news sites. those two gigs are dedicated for savegames, your soundtrack playlists and ..."

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XBox Finances

By Steve Gibson, Nov 19, 2001 9:24am PST

Mark Corr sent along this link from Forbes (which I assume he saw on VE) that discusses the finances behind the XBox and the realities of losing...


"$100 lost per unit sold is a pittance compared to what's in Microsoft's coffers."

- the archvile see all 50 comments

Haxoring XBox

By Steve Gibson, Nov 19, 2001 6:14am PST

Couple of tearing apart the XBox articles to check out. Firstly /. had this link to a guy who got MAME running on an XBox dev kit. Also, here's a...


" I read the other day that they were earning money on the PS2 hardware."

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