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Microsoft's Don Mattrick revealed the Xbox One launches later this year. There's no word on a price or a more specific window, but we can expect to hear more at E3 next month....

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Microsoft has announced that it will be producing a live action television series based on the Halo franchise, shown exclusively via the new Xbox One console. 343 Industries will oversee the show, and Stephen Spielberg will play a part as well (though his full role wasn't yet revealed). Spielber...

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Quantum Break is a new game from Remedy, developer of the Alan Wake series, coming to the Xbox One, Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer said. The Quantum Break tagline is, "Time is the fire in which we burn." The teaser video opens with a live-action family preparing to leave their house, and ...

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At its Xbox One reveal event today, Microsoft announced that it plans on having over 300,000 servers powering the console's expanded Xbox Live service. The server bump represents a significant increase over the 15,000 servers that power Xbox Live currently. Player content will be saved via clo...

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While the new console and Kinect might get the lion's share of attention at the Xbox Reveal, the good ol' Xbox controller is getting some redesign love on the Xbox One as well. The control will feature an integrated battery compartment, Wi-Fi Direct, "impulse triggers" that incorporate extra feedba...

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During its Xbox One reveal, Microsoft announced its mobile device-centric application SmartGlass will evolve on the next-generation console. On the Xbox One, the extension of SmartGlass has been developed so that other connected devices feel like they were "built" to work with the new console. S...

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Microsoft's next-gen console, the Xbox One, will offer Skype in widescreen HD and will allow group video calls, Yusuf Mehdi said during the next-gen Xbox reveal event today. Skype on Xbox One will run with the Snap feature, which allows multiple apps to run simultaneously, as demonstrated by Da...

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Xbox One, Microsoft's upcoming next-generation console, will allow multiple apps to run simultaneously through Snap mode. Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi demonstrated the functionality while watching Star Trek, allowing him to instantly access Internet Explorer through the Xbox One to research trailers for...

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The Xbox One will include a Blu-ray drive as well as a 500 GB hard drive, Microsoft's Mark Whitten revealed at today's next-gen Xbox reveal event. The system will feature 8 GB of system memory, USB 3.0 ports, an 8-core CPU, 64-bit architecture, built-in Wi-Fi and HDMI in/out ports. Whitten also not...

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Microsoft's new Xbox has been officially unveiled at the company's Redmond campus in a big, giant tent in the middle of the complex (so much for the console sharing its birth story with friends as a teenager). For a sense of symmetry with our PlayStation 4 reveal post, the announcement of the ne...

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Today's the day. After waiting weeks and wading through rumors, Microsoft will finally reveal the next-generation Xbox console. Though there are a multitude of ways you can watch the new console greet the world, might we recommend watching here with your fellow Joystiqers. Watch the entire reve...

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EA Sports' official NBA Live social media accounts sprang to life as recently as May 17 after being on hiatus since late September 2012. A recent tweet from the NBA Live team's Twitter account indicates that the game may be part of today's Xbox presentation, teasing fans with the words "Countdown t...

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The Xbox 360 accrued an arguably bad reputation in terms of indie games publishing over the past few years. Many vocal observers – players, mostly – saw Xbox Live Arcade as a closed, unsupportive platform that asked developers for thousands of dollars to update their own games, and Xbox...

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We've pulled together the very best minds at Joystiq Tech to analyse the all-important changes between the old Xbox logo (left), originally on the Xbox.com site, and a new logo (right) that's appeared today. After hours of heated discussion, they came to a consensus. The font is a different colo...

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In four hours time, Microsoft gives birth to a new generation of Xbox. We'll be there inside the tent, ready to cover the screams, the pain, the joy, the relief - the whole messy ordeal. We'll have our liveblog and a live stream straight from the show, and they'll get going on the front page at ...

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Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business Chief of Staff Aaron Greenberg recently stopped by the Major Nelson podcast to discuss next week's Xbox reveal event and how Microsoft will show its "vision for the future of games." "We're really going to tell one story across two events. So we're go...

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