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Microsoft Xbox: 67 Million Sold
2012-05-30 12:35:48

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Just in time for next week´s E3 conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft has announced some pretty impressive numbers where their Xbox and Kinect systems are concerned. Taking to their official Microsoft blog, the Xbox team proudly announced that they have sold 67 million Xbox 360 consoles since it first launched in 2005 and 19 million Kinect sensors since the product launched last year. Yusuf Mehdi, Chief Marketing Officer, Interactive Entertainment...

2012-05-18 02:27:02

VALHALLA, N.Y., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, pioneers and market-leaders of the gaming headset category, proudly announce its expanded lineup of premium quality headsets, all of which are now available online and at major retailers. Following the success of the XP500 - the world's first gaming headset with full wireless Xbox LIVE® Chat- Turtle Beach is expanding the line and building upon its first generation. Details on the latest offerings include: Ear Force XP400...

2012-05-17 02:23:53

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading digital publisher Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator and writer of The Walking Dead for Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics, announced today that their internally developed The Walking Dead video game has sold over one million episodes across PC, Mac, PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game...

2012-05-03 10:25:07

NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV is partnering with Microsoft Corp for live and commercial-free coverage of the Xbox Media Briefing at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the game industry's leading trade show on Monday, June 4 at 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT. "Xbox: Entertainment Evolved" will take viewers on a 90-minute journey through the future of the Xbox 360 platform with world premieres of blockbuster games and entertainment experiences set for release in 2012 and...

Xbox Rumored To Be Taking On Cellphone Subscription Model
2012-05-03 06:21:34

As more and more companies make moves to provide premium streaming content to their users, it´s become very likely the outdated business of cable television may be on its way out. After all, it doesn´t make much sense to have to buy an entire cable package if all you want is to be able to watch your favorite sports teams. Companies like Netflix and Hulu have seen some success with a subscription-based business model, offering their customers unlimited access for a low monthly...

Word Emerges Of Microsoft's In-Development Streaming Music Service
2012-04-27 08:23:18

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com For those who missed out on Woodstock in 1969, or even the more recent 1994 and 1999 music festival events of the same name, the spirit of the music goes on, and online. Microsoft is expected to unveil its new streaming music service at the video game trade show E3 in June. A few details made the rounds online this week in advance. Woodstock will operate as a cross-platform music service that will likely work with the upcoming Windows 8, Android, iOS and...

2012-04-24 06:25:10

REDMOND, Wash., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that entertainment partners, including ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, as well as CBS Interactive Properties, GameSpot, Last.fm, Manga Entertainment and MUZU.TV, are the latest to join the growing roster of advertising partners on Xbox LIVE. With the launch of the new Xbox 360 experience in December, advertisers are able to purchase standard 15- and 30-second spots across the Xbox LIVE Run of TV Apps. With...

"Operation Game Over" Targets Sexual Predators
2012-04-06 07:43:35

New York State is taking advantage of a newly passed law to help rid online gaming sites of sexual predators. The project, called “Operation Game Over” purged the rolls of video game platforms in order to protect children from online predators. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says, “We must insure online video game systems do not become a digital playground for dangerous predators. That means doing everything possible to block sex offenders from using gaming...

2012-03-27 06:26:04

NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB Advanced Media, L.P., the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today announced that MLB.TV is available on Microsoft's Xbox 360. MLB.TV, the Internet's most prolific live streaming video subscription offering, is marking its 10th year of service and in the past two years has delivered over 500 million live video streams. Beginning today, MLB.TV Premium subscribers will have access to all available Spring Training games...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, has announced that Top Gun: Hard Lock for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system has shipped to North American retail outlets. The Windows PC version is available for download at http://www.impulsedriven.com/. Top Gun: Hard Lock lets fans fly into the danger zone as an all-new crew of elite naval aviators...


Latest Xbox Live Reference Libraries

Xbox 360
2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

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