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Xbox Troubles Revisited

By Steve Gibson, Oct 28, 2001 12:03pm PST

Here's your conflicting report of the weekend. A few days back we carried a story about reports coming in of XBox demo machines having issues with...


" Download on broadband though takes the responsibility away from the programmers such as the PC ..."

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X-Box Woes?

By Steve Gibson, Oct 23, 2001 11:40am PDT

Been having a few employees of stores send in reports of having some pretty strange difficulties with the X-Box demo units that are being sent...


" God,your comments are so childish it's almost painful to have to read."Robbie Bach an Ed Fries ..."

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Xbox Marketing

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 20, 2001 10:07am PDT

CNN has an article about the Xbox marketing campaign kicking into high gear. Of course we have already seen Taco Bell Xbox ads on sites like...


" controller the sligs an stuff ought to be awesome, the video certainly looked cool with the ..."

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XBox Euro Date

By Steve Gibson, Oct 16, 2001 2:22pm PDT

MS has announced the launch date in Europe for the XBox. They are shooting for March 14th of 2002. According to the article the console actually...


" Marketing people and the stuff they come up with on a regular basis. I am still pleading ..."

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Microsoft & Sega Deal

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 12, 2001 7:40am PDT

Looks like fans of Sega's Shenmue will have to pick up an Xbox for more Shenmue games, as Microsoft and Sega have announced a new deal which will...


" why do you put it in a question? == is a boolean question in C(++)!"

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XBox Specs Change

By Steve Gibson, Oct 10, 2001 6:36am PDT

Here's something that is a bit scary. With only about a month or so left before release, Microsoft has once again changed the specs on their XBox...


"Well, that's it. I was almost ready to get an X-box, but shedding 2 gigs of hdd space has ..."

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Sam & Max Preview

By Steve Gibson, Oct 02, 2001 7:28am PDT

As everyone got all excited at the prospect of the new Sam & Max game, you'll probably want to check out this little preview the IGN folks have...


"Max: He's not a real guy, Sam! Can I keep his head for a souvenir? Why do you suppose its ..."

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Xbox Tech Article

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 27, 2001 12:33pm PDT

XBox Technology Overview is an article on the Firing Squad, looking at the hardware that powers the Microsoft console. Overview of the XGPU, MCPX,...


XBox Delayed

By Steve Gibson, Sep 21, 2001 11:59am PDT

Well we've been seeing of mentions of supply problems and a few other misc things that were pointing towards the XBox not quite making it out on...


"This fanboy-ism is repulsive. Your'e probably all the type that wear corporate logos ..."

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XBox Ship Quantities

By Steve Gibson, Sep 20, 2001 9:40am PDT

Looks like Microsoft isnt quite sure if they will have a bunch, a whole bunch, or a whole whole bunch of XBox consoles ready for the release date...


" actually, it is ironic she sings about shit that isnt ironic"

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MS HomeStation Specs

By Steve Gibson, Sep 12, 2001 3:32pm PDT

A few days back the "sequel" to the XBox being called HomeStation was revealed. A few days later, much like the original XBox Microsoft...


" ??? I thought you could play PS1 games on a PS2. WTF -J"

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X-Box Presales

By Steve Gibson, Sep 10, 2001 9:39am PDT

So a few more places have started opening up their pre-orders for the Microsoft X-Box console system bundles. It's been a pretty long and wacky...


" Oh no I'm use to my GF3 with NO jaggies, and nice textures. GT3 could havce looked 10x better."

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X-Box Commercials

By Steve Gibson, Sep 07, 2001 1:19pm PDT

The X-Box marketing blitz is about to kick in to high gear with TV commercials and the like. Here is a link to the first 3 commercials that will be...


"The Dreamcast-Thief commercial soooo owned these shitXbox ads. It's thinking. "

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Microsoft HomeStation Rumors

By Jack Mathews, Sep 07, 2001 10:54am PDT

Normally, I'm not one to post something this unsubstantiated, but it's sort of cool and everyone else seems to have skipped town. Anyway, PC...


" you can be sure that they already have a military and an information network. Your government ..."

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X-Box Online

By Steve Gibson, Sep 06, 2001 11:31am PDT

Looks like Microsoft is going to attempt to lead the way for the whole taking consoles online. The Sega Dreamcast does this a bit but not at quite...


" Yeah but resolutions won't be able to be changed most likely because it is, at it's core, a ..."

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