As the world waits for the next Xbox, the awesome folks at Microsoft are gearing up to rake in the cash with the special Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox 360, C-3PO controller, white Kinect sensor and Kinect Star Wars bundle. We finally got some alone time with Artoo and he's still quite the charmer.
That Ben Heck, he's always finding ways to make gamers lazier more productive while sitting in front of the TV. Heck's "Hot Pocket Dispenser" solves the conundrum of eating and gaming. Now, you'll never have to pause your game to eat that Hot Pocket. Die zombies, die!
Video on DVICE is something we've been hard at work quietly improving, and we're happy to announce that DVICE is now on Xbox Live. It's a huge leap for us to have our videos on Microsoft's platform and we couldn't be any prouder. If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, go download that SyFy video app and start watching our tech videos!
Ready for your Xbox 360 to also become your FiOS cable box? If you're an existing Verizon FiOS TV, Internet and Xbox Live Gold member, you can get all your TV shows from your 360 — with Kinect controls. Hot diggity!
Prep your Xbox 360s, because a new dashboard is inbound! Coming out of beta, Microsoft's finally ready to push out the new dash that resembles Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8 on December 6.
Motion control gaming really has grown into its own shoes over the last couple of years. Nintendo's Wii jump-started the trend and Sony and Microsoft arguably improved on the formula with their own solutions: the more accurate PlayStation Move, and controller-less Kinect. Released quietly with little marketing blitz, Microsoft's Wireless Speed Wheel (WSW) is a motion controller that most people have never even heard of. If Move is an advanced version of the Wii Remote, then the WSW is a turbo-charged Wii Wheel. Does the WSW one-up the Wii Wheel, or is it just another piece of plastic that nobody asked for, but Microsoft's selling anyway? Find out in our test-drive.
Announcing Halo 4's existence at E3 was a bold move by Microsoft. On the one hand, more Halo! On the other, what system would the next game and trilogy be for? Neither Microsoft or Halo 4's new developers 343 Industries made any confirmations. It's now out in the open — Halo 4 is an Xbox 360 game.
Microsoft is currently prepping its Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone 7, which will allow you to control and interact with your Xbox 360 right from your phone. And recently, they showed off a bit of what it can do.
It's Battlefield 3 launch day. Put that Call of Duty down and let's get fragging! But which version should you get? Aside from the PC version being superior in every way (can't beat it on graphics or controls) for most gamers, the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are nearly identical, that is unless you don't have a hard drive on the latter.
This here is a custom Xbox 360 controller mod that replaces plastic with wood, leather and brass. Oh, and the Xbox button in the middle? It's now a keyhole.