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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."

- jake see all 37 comments

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 ..."

- -TKF- see all 19 comments

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."

- digitaljihad see all 71 comments

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."

- cannonfodder see all 10 comments

XBox Opinions

By Steve Gibson, Nov 18, 2001 4:20am PST

Here's a roundup of some of the more informative XBox comments posted by users here yesterday in no real particular order. Seems like just about...


" mmm interesting theory - i thought they would release a browser i wonder if someone will ..."

- abrasion see all 277 comments

XBox Morning After

By Steve Gibson, Nov 16, 2001 5:05am PST

So we had a couple of XBox threads yesterday discussing people trying to find the machines and all that fun, Now that a bunch of people got to take...


" The trick to controling the jeep is to understand that you don't control the steering. You ..."

- JavaMan see all 353 comments

Got An X-Box? Looking For One?

By Jack Mathews, Nov 15, 2001 8:43am PST

No comments from me on the X Box stuff really, since my bias seems to rile people up. I'm just mostly starting this story for two reasons......


" Tekken hides sloppy contacts with speed of fighting. wtf? Tekken is nowhere near the speed ..."

- hawkeye see all 511 comments

XBox Launch Day

By Steve Gibson, Nov 15, 2001 3:06am PST

So it's XBox launch day! Supposedly you'll be able to go to your favorite toy or electronics store today and pick yourself up one of these...


" umm not possible'd Well, it has promise, but it depends what you define 'superior' to be. If ..."

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XBox Game Day

By Steve Gibson, Nov 09, 2001 4:32am PST

The embargo on XBox game reviews gets lifted today, what does that mean? Tons of full blown pre/reviews of all the XBox launch titles should be...


" I've always wanted ai that had some unpredictability to it - make each enemy have some ..."

- cot see all 131 comments