Analysis Alleges Microsoft Gimped Third-Party Video in the New Xbox…

Shortly after the new "Metro" dashboard for the Xbox 360 was released to the public, Eurogamer's Digital Foundry noticed that in-dash video was of a poorer quality than the same video played elsewhere. Investigating further—as Microsoft remained totally silent on the matter—it's discovered why: They say the software… » 1/07/12 12:00pm 1/07/12 12:00pm

Video of the New Xbox Dashboard Surfaces After Leak

A recent leak of the latest software development kit for Xbox 360 included the new Xbox Live dashboard, which rumor has it will be released on Nov. 15, and scuttlebutt has it some kind of cable TV service could arrive with it. This two minute video [hit mute unless you want to hear some reggae] of the new dashboard… » 10/02/11 4:00pm 10/02/11 4:00pm

Microsoft Coy On Future Spring & Fall Upates

Speaking to a gathering of journalists earlier this week at the Tokyo Game Show, John "Crazy Days" Schappert seemed unwilling to say that the Xbox 360 would return to the once comforting twice a year release schedule for its updates. "I don't know if we are going to tie ourselves to a spring fall release schedule as… » 10/11/08 9:30am 10/11/08 9:30am

Xbox 360 Fall Update Coming Out In November

RPG-TV got a briefing last week on the Xbox Live Experience and was told that the Fall dashboard update would be hitting in November, i.e. this fall. Makes sense to me. Before I start sounding too glib, while the fall update has routinely landed in November, an update of this size could have theoretically been pushed… » 8/25/08 12:20pm 8/25/08 12:20pm

New Xbox Dashboard: HD Game Installation Shown

Tipster Larry B. pointed us to the above video, uploaded today, showing how installing games to your 360 hard drive will work. The process produces faster load times for you, but you still need to put the game in the tray (see the end of the video) to satisfy DRM protection. Whomever is doing this isn't logged in,… » 8/10/08 3:00pm 8/10/08 3:00pm

Watch The New 360 Dash (And A Larry Hryb Tracksuit) In Action

You've seen images, but for the dim-witted, images may not be enough to get across just how the 360's new dash update is going to work. So here's a couple of videos, showcasing not only what it looks like in motion, but what Microsoft's Larry Hryb looks like in a snappy Xbox 360 track-top. There's another longer,… » 7/18/08 9:40pm 7/18/08 9:40pm