There’s been a ton of speculation about a price cut for the Xbox 360 over the last few weeks. With all sorts of scans of forthcoming retail ads starting to pop up the last couple of days, it’s looking more and more definitive.
I was digging through the FCC archives this weekend and came across something interesting. It looks like the Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel is getting some sort of an update.
A recent filing by Microsoft reveals a new model number “WRW02” for the racing controller (the original version was model number “WRW01.”)
While we didn’t get any price changes at the recent E3 expo, there’s a brand new rumor flying around tonight that the Xbox 360 will get a price cut in just a couple of weeks. According to an anonymous tipster over at Xbox-Scene, at least some part of the Xbox 360 product line will be getting a price reduction on August 8th.
It looks like the full version of the highly-anticipated interactive music game Rock Band now has a price and release date.
I was over on Amazon earlier today and came across this product listing:
Listing a November 20th release date, the $199 “Rock Band Collection” for the Xbox 360 and PS3 looks like it’s a complete set that includes the game and all of the instruments.
Chiaki Murata’s Xbox 360 design is now commonplace in living rooms around the world. But back in 2003, the system was still just in the conceptual stages. Now, the Japanese industrial designer has released some great images of a couple of his original design concepts that didn’t make it.
There’s an image circulating around the web this morning showing what looks suspiciously like a GRAY Xbox 360 model.
Notice the console on the far left is decidedly darker in appearance than the white models in the middle.
In response to all the recent buzz about the high failure rate of their Xbox 360 console, Microsoft today announced that they will be extending the manufacturer’s warranty on many consoles to three years.
If your console suffers from three flashing red lights on the “ring of light,” you’re covered.
The box art for the upcoming Xbox 360 racing game Project Gotham Racing 4 was revealed today. Unless my eyes are deceiving me, that’s a reflection of a motorcycle in the candy apple red finish of the car’s fender.
As great as the Xbox 360 is, there’s no question that its thermal control issues are its biggest flaw. Since day one, there have been rampant problems with consoles overheating, with some reports claiming as much as a 30% failure rate.
Just a few weeks back, Microsoft introduced their Surface tabletop multi-touch computer. Now Microsoft Research is showing off a prototype of a multi-touch interface portable computer.
By hacking some infrared sensors through the back of a standard laptop display, they’re able to track the locations and pressure from multiple finger locations.
The rumor mill has started to buzz about what we might see from the big console players at the upcoming E3 conference, scheduled for July 11 to 13, 2007.
According to a forums post over on Wii60, a person claiming to be a “Floor Manager” for the show has revealed the following items as some of the key items that Microsoft will show for their Xbox 360 console:
New Crimson Skies game to be announced
Bungie working on new title/series not related to the Halo/Marathon Universe
Epic Games to show Gears of War 2 Trailer
Microsoft have bought the Star Wars Battlefront 3 rights.
Strike another blow against Sony’s PlayStation 3 console. Already faced with a serious lack of available titles, it looks the console has lost another game in its arsenal with the revelation that the latest game in the popular Katamari Damacy series is now likely to be an Xbox 360 exclusive.
Microsoft today announced the launch of a new product line known as Surface. The tabletop system is designed to create interactive experiences using gestures, touch and objects placed on the surface of the tabletop.
We’ve seen earlier research prototypes of this technology under the moniker PlayAnywhere, but now Microsoft is commercializing it.
Some serious racing fanatic has gone above and beyond by putting together this insane Xbox 360 racing rig.
He’s got the living room all decked out with a real racing chair, a force feedback wheel, and an amazing 3-screen panoramic display.
Microsoft has now confirmed that the anxiously awaited Xbox 360 FPS will make its North American debut on September 25th, 2007. European players should get the game just 24 hours later on September 26th.
In addition, the Halo 3 public beta is less than a day away, and Bungie has already released this guide to whet your appetite.
Fans of the Xbox 360 sandbox shooter Crackdown have reason to rejoice. Just when you thought you finally wrapped up the game, Microsoft has announced a couple of new enhancements that will drop on Xbox Live Marketplace today.