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2014-07-22 12:34:40

Four Exclusive Videos Posted For the Xbox Community SAN MATEO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) today released four exclusive videos to the Xbox community to mark the launch of its GoPro Channel for the Xbox One® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft - an entertainment and e-commerce app that allows Xbox Live members worldwide* to stream GoPro content on-demand, share favorite videos, and purchase GoPro cameras and accessories. The...

2014-06-17 23:08:30

Soccer-Themed Video Gaming Accessory Invites Fans to Play Along With the Excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In celebration of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS Freek®, and other performance gaming accessories, today unveiled Futbol Freek, a soccer-themed controller accessory and KontrolFreek’s tribute to the world’s most popular sport. This new addition to the company’s thumbstick adaptor lineup was...

2014-06-17 23:06:06

Pivos Technology Group, Inc., a global pioneer in media peripherals and embedded technologies announces its plan to launch its new media platform on its upcoming XIOS XS. Fremont, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The TOFU Media Center is Pivos’ latest release derived from the highly acclaimed XBMC Media Center. The completely redesigned platform was built to target today’s growing entertainment needs in both the consumer and commercial space. This is the next milestone from Pivos on...

2014-06-12 08:26:32

Xbox Lifts Live Gold Membership Paywall Making Popcornflix Available FREE to Huge Audience NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft's elimination of the $59 Xbox Live Gold membership fee is giving some 20+ million users of the leading gaming system direct free access to hundreds of free full-length movies on the Popcornflix(TM) and FrightPix(TM) FREE streaming media apps for Xbox in the U.S. and Canada. "We're thrilled to see Microsoft tearing down the Xbox Live Gold...

2014-06-10 04:21:33

New headsets announced for Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and PC platforms SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced that a broad lineup of new headsets and partnerships spanning Xbox, PlayStation and PC gaming platforms will be unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles at Booth #1447 in the South Hall from June 10 to 12. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Turtle Beach Corporation...

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2014-06-09 13:41:47

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday morning, Microsoft kicked off the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While the tech giant had introduced its next generation system the Xbox One at last year's industry trade show, Monday's press conference was all about the games. "You are shaping the future of Xbox and we are better for it," said Microsoft Xbox head Phil Spencer. "We are dedicating our entire briefing to games." And what games there were,...

video game energy usage
2014-05-17 04:39:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The current generation of video game consoles are on pace to cost American consumers more than $1 billion annually in electricity bills, with $400 million of that coming when the systems are in standby mode, according to a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report released Friday. According to the NRDC, the combined energy usage of the Nintendo Wii U, the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One consume two to three...

Microsoft Expects Performance Boost In Xbox One By Removing Kinect
2014-05-15 11:36:03

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ongoing video game war between Sony and Microsoft took an interesting turn this week when the latter announced that it will begin selling its Xbox One console without the Kinect motion and voice control system built-in for $100 less. That move would bring the Xbox One to price parity with Sony's PlayStation 4, which is also offered for $399. Both systems debuted last November, and while each has seen strong sales Sony has been a...

2014-04-30 23:03:49

Customers now have the ability to customize all aspects of their Xbox One Modded Controller. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 GamerModz's Custom Controller Software, Create-A-Controller, has recently made additional Xbox One products available to its eagerly waiting consumers. Custom d-pads, abxy buttons, triggers, bumpers and thumbsticks are available for selection. These options include glossy colors, matte colors and chrome colors. "We are so excited to release our line of...

2014-04-30 00:22:17

Partnership enables first official Xbox launch in China and new platform for developers SHANGHAI, China, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. announced that in partnership with BesTV New Media Co., a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group, Xbox One will launch into China in September of this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The all-in-one games and entertainment system will be the first of its kind to launch in the country, creating mutual...


Latest Xbox 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...

Xbox
2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased sales in 1996. The Xbox 360 is its successor. A...

PlayStation 2
2013-03-16 10:03:14

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, and November 24, 2000 in Europe by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI). Since its release over 150 million consoles and 1.52 billion PS2 titles have been sold. There are 3,857 available games and the PS2 continued to be produced with revisions released in 2006 and 2007. On January 4, 2013, Sony announced it would discontinue production of the PS2. One day after its...

Sega Dreamcast
2013-03-16 09:06:37

The Dreamcast is a video game console released by Sega in November 1998 in Japan, September 1999 in North America, October 1999 in Europe, and November 1999 in Australia. In the first 24 hours of release 225,132 units were sold and a total of 500,000 in the first two weeks. On January 31, 2001, Sega announced it would discontinue the production of the Dreamcast in March 2001 and concentrate solely on software. Even though the console production was discontinued, Sega of Japan still...

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