Microsoft no longer making current Xbox 360 console

Microsoft no longer making current Xbox 360 console

Microsoft has confirmed during its post- press conference / mass console giveaway “media roundtable” that it is no longer manufacturing the original Xbox 360 hardware in any form. A Microsoft representative has told Joystiq that the now-outdated machine will continue to be sold until stock... 

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Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [RUMOR]

Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [RUMOR]

Microsoft reportedly has a juicy reveal up its sleeve for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo mid-June: Inside sources say Hulu is coming to the Xbox Live service on the Xbox 360 console. Gear Live reports that in addition to Project Natal details, Microsoft will be unveiling the Hulu service... 

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Microsoft files patent for user-health-generated Avatars

Microsoft files patent for user-health-generated Avatars

It’s okay if you need to read that headline again. It’s pretty confusing. Here’s the gist of it: Microsoft filed a patent in June of 2008 for the automatic generation of an Avatar based on a user’s physical health. The patent application, discovered by 1UP, specifically details... 

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Facebook and Twitter coming to Xbox Nov. 17

Facebook and Twitter coming to Xbox Nov. 17

Xbox owners: You have five days to start thinking of your lives and the lives of others in trivial, 140-character chunks. Xbox Live general manager Marc Whitten has told Fast Company that the Dashboard update containing Twitter and Facebook integration will officially arrive on November 17. If the date... 

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Dog buys 5000 MS Points (no, really)

Dog buys 5000 MS Points (no, really)

While most Xbox owners are patently aware of the dangers of late night, impulse Microsoft Point purchases, we imagine no one ever worried about their dog doing the same thing. And yet Greg Strope of Richmond, Virginia tells Fox News that his dog, Oscar, purchased 5000 Microsoft Points, adding up to... 

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Left 4 Dead 2 Avatar Awards Confirmed

Left 4 Dead 2 Avatar Awards Confirmed

Valve has announced that you will be able earn awards for your avatar by accomplishing certain tasks in Left 4 Dead 2.  The following awards are the current ones that we know about, however we’re not sure if this is the complete list.  However, here are some of the nifty awards that you will ... 

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Xbox 360 Elite pricedrop: HDMI Cables Not Included

Xbox 360 Elite pricedrop: HDMI Cables Not Included

The $100 USD price drop to the Xbox 360 Elite is surely welcome, however new buyer may be disappointed to discover a lack of HDMI cables. Microsoft has officially dropped the price on the Xbox 360 Elite to $299.99 (USD), but in order to do so it looks like a cut had to be made to the overall package. In... 

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Lips: Number One Hits adds Lady Gaga and more

Lips: Number One Hits adds Lady Gaga and more

Microsoft already revealed some of the artists in upcoming Lips: Number One Hits and today, we’ve got a few more to pile on. But before we get to the new artists, we would like to relay that when vocalists snag the new game this October, there will also be a free pack available for download. We... 

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