We’re less than a day away from Microsoft’s big announcement of its next-generation game console and entertainment strategy.
If the promise of pizza without setting down your game controller isn’t enough, broadcast station the CW has now added an app for Xbox Live.
The common Xbox Live Silver members get a chance to live like the 1 percent this weekend.
Xbox division’s revenue up big for Microsoft’s third quarter.
Microsoft is reevaluating its strategy with the Xbox 360 in Japan.
With its Xbox 360 successor, Microsoft may just one-up Google for once.
With 17M users, Raptr can figure out which games are being played the most.
While previous rumors pointed to Microsoft unveiling its next Xbox this month, the company may now be aiming for a May event.
Microsoft confirmed today that it has agreed to sell its MediaRoom IPTV unit to Ericsson, following rumors about the deal a few weeks ago.
Microsoft has pushed hard in recent years to become a fixture in the American living room — most notably via the XBox 360. A lesser-known part of its living-room play is its MediaRoom IPTV unit, which has been adopted by the likes of AT&T and Deutsche Telekom.
One community writer looks back at the games that made him buy a Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.
Even EA says it doesn’t consider the Wii U to be a true next-generation console.
Quiet rumblings and URL registrations point toward a Microsoft event announcing its next video game console before June’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
In just a few short hours, Sony Computer Entertainment will reveal (what we think) is the next PlayStation console. But before it does, why don’t we take a look back at how Sony revealed the PS1, PS2, and PS3?
Microsoft also says 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold to date.
Sorry, PlayStation 3 owners, your console doesn’t get first dibs on Redbox Instant.
Four new maps, new Zombies content, and a new weapon for 1200 Microsoft space-bucks.
Some gamers are dedicated to unlocking as many Achievements as they possible can using the most unusual methods.
Xbox 360 was the best-selling home console for the last 24 months, but it can’t keep up with 2011 numbers.
Paying for playtime might seem odd, but Karaoke offers more value and satisfaction than you get from most music games.
The Disney conglomeration is using its vast resources to make a game like no one else can. It looks like it might even be fun, too.
Japan made mistakes with console role-playing games this generation, and it’s costing us for good.
Scoring a Wii U lower than retail price with a few extra games sounds like a Black Friday sale. That’s not the case if reports are true.
Microsoft’s Xbox unit is getting an intriguing home-automation boost.
It was an exciting year for the game industry. Here’s a visual look at the visual medium of games and the people who make them.
The Walking Dead may be GamesBeat’s Game of the Year for 2012, but here’s the other titles our staff picked as contenders for the crown.
I don’t even know what I’m looking at anymore. How can I possibly be scared or grossed out if I can’t even tell what it is?
I love my parents, and always do whatever I can to upgrade their technology whenever possible. But when it comes to watching television, they’ve made one thing abundantly clear: They’re not cutting the cord.
Why should you play games on your console anyway?
Playstation has trailed Microsoft’s Xbox 360 in the gaming console market for a long time. But not in everything.
Sony says its PlayStation 3 outsold the Nintendo Wii U during the same Black Friday-week time frame.
Nintendo shows once again it doesn’t care about performance.
The seven-year-old Xbox 360 sold 750k units during the post-Thanksgiving shopping spree.
Nintendo is making the Wii U eShop experience painless for indie developers. How about Microsoft and Sony?
Editor’s Pick It’s no secret that first-person shooters — in all their Hollywood-inspired clamor and spectacle — don’t simulate the realities of war very well. From basic rules of engagement, to gun safety (i.e., don’t flag your buddies), and the dynamics of combat, FPSs are more akin to interactive action flicks than a proper recreation of armed conflict.
The Wii U isn’t all about fun and games. It’s also about videos about fun and games.
Wondering what to get that kid on your Christmas list? Wonder no more, the answer is easy. But warm up the credit cards — it is going to put a massive dent in your finances.
Editor’s Pick Treyarch took a risk of shaking up one of the world’s most valuable video game franchises, and it paid off.
There’s a history of the military cracking down on those who talk to outsiders without permission.
What if LucasArts never existed? What if the irascible filmmaker, beloved (and despised) the world over for his invaluable contributions to the pop-culture lexicon, had stuck to making space operas and juvenile fantasies about archeologists in fedora hats? What if George Lucas never entered the arena of gaming 30 years ago?