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Xbox Live for Original Xbox Shutting Down

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2010 6:22am PST

Microsoft has announced it will "discontinue" Xbox Live for the original Xbox and its games on April 15, including Xbox Originals and Xbox games...


"SOrry, second statement was what I was commenting on, just seems like common sense. PC with ..."

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Xbox 360 To Get External HD-DVD Drive

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 04, 2006 7:00pm PST

With Chris busy at CES I figured I'd throw up this nugget just in from Microsoft: they are going to be releasing an external HD-DVD drive for the...


"yeah but the 360 and all that other stuff will last 5+ years all while playing top of the line ..."

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Xbox 360 Pricing Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 17, 2005 7:06am PDT

Microsoft today officially confirmed Xbox 360 pricing, and after all the rumors it's not surprising to see that Microsoft is indeed going with a...


"since EVER. wtf, I don't care if they charge $50, but don't rewrite console history."

- aethyr see all 947 comments

Xbox 360 High-Def Footage

By Steve Gibson, May 16, 2005 9:59pm PDT

The FileShack HD footage has begun! As we upload new titles they will be added to this list below! We're of course doing the HD footage for the...


"Wow, that's both hilarious and sad at the same time. Thanks for the clearing-upping."

- GreatGooglyMoogly see all 377 comments

Xbox 360 Press Event News

By Maarten Goldstein, May 16, 2005 8:00pm PDT

All sorts of fun facts coming out of Microsoft's E3 2005 Xbox 360 press event. Story will be updated as they come in. Xbox 360 will have limited...


"I am curious since Xbox 360 will support iPod, will it support my iRiver H320?"

- pebui see all 315 comments

First Details on Microsoft's Next Xbox

By Alec Matias, Mar 09, 2005 2:51pm PST

Microsoft went on the record today by announcing many details concerning its next-gen Xbox, currently codenamed Xenon. Microsoft Corporate Vice...


"ppc != g5 ... xbox2 will use a higher-clocked cut-down version, just like cell"

- jcupitt see all 114 comments

Phantom Dust Interview

By Alec Matias, Mar 07, 2005 10:07am PST

A week from tomorrow is the release of Phantom Dust for the Xbox, a sci-fi action/combat game that will sell for $19.99. I was lucky enough to have...


"weekend is good for me too- I preordered, but that particular store sometimes is kind of bad ..."

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Dead Man's Hand Video

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 28, 2003 10:07am PST

We don't usually single out console games but hey we are the first to bring you this unofficial gameplay video from Dead Man's Hand, the new Wild...


XBox Hack Unveiled

By Steve Gibson, Jul 04, 2003 8:09am PDT

Your gaming soap opera for the holiday. The group that was threatening to release a hack for the Xbox unless Microsoft released a signed Linux boot...


"You dont alter the DVD, you alter a savegame on a memorycard..."

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Modchipless XBox Linux

By Steve Gibson, Mar 31, 2003 8:52am PST

Well, here's your big console news of the day.. it looks like someone has finally figured out how to load Linux onto an X-Box without having to use...


"Yes, I know.. I was just saying that those programs exist, even without the approval of Microsoft."

- timm see all 214 comments

XBox Interview

By Steve Gibson, Apr 29, 2002 6:53am PDT

GameSpyDaily has an interview with David Hufford discussing XBox Live and a bit about the online plans for the XBox which shipped with an ethernet...


Xbox Creator Quits

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 22, 2002 10:49am PDT

Normally console news is saved up until Jason's Late Night Consoling post, but this is pretty big news (and several people have already been...


" hehe ok It was late, I was tired and emotional. But you gotta admit that the ps2 does ..."

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Online Xbox Games

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 18, 2002 8:12am PDT

Making up for their Xbox price cut interview, the Official Xbox Magazine UK site also has a list of games which will launch when Xbox Live (Xbox...


"Yeah baby, this is going to be a selling point for me. If they make it easy and fun I'll be ..."

- crazywigga see all 4 comments

Xbox PR Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 18, 2002 7:42am PDT

If you want to read a really fluffy interview about the Xbox price cut in Europe, you can do so here at the Official Xbox Magazine UK site....


" hmm dunno but MSRP was 479 euro which meant that u would get it in stores for like 399 euro now ..."

- B00ne see all 7 comments

Xbox Australia Cut

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 18, 2002 7:27am PDT

Following the news that the price of the Xbox would be cut in Europe, comes news that the same thing will happen in Australia. Like in Europe,...


"Fucking amazing Microsoft really can afford to throw their size at this one financially can't they?"

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