The Xbox One Controller Comes To PC, But It Might Be Too Late

The corded version of the Xbox 360 controller for Windows was one of the unsung heroes of the last generation of hardware. Combining the reliability of a wired connection with the fantastic design of the 360 pad itself, it managed - for the first time ever - to establish a standardised control pad for the PC. » 9/17/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Windows 9 Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

Windows 8 has been limping through its existence for just about two years now, and despite the fact that its continual updates have improved it a fair bit, the numbers aren't encouraging. Microsoft knows this, and the rumors surrounding Windows 9 show that it's going to be a move back to more familiar territory.… » 9/11/14 1:27pm 9/11/14 1:27pm

Leaked Video Shows Kinect-Controlled Gears of War Strategy Game

Rumors of a Kinect-centric Gears of War game had been circulating for years after Microsoft introduced the motion-control sensor to the world. One game called Gears of War: Exile was confirmed as cancelled two years ago. But, what looks like footage of another gesture-based Gears game has surfaced. It… it doesn't look… » 9/11/14 12:46pm 9/11/14 12:46pm

U.S. Military Using Xbox 360 Controller For New Laser Gun

Controlling military hardware with video game input devices isn't new. Drones, bomb defusal robots and other battlefield equipment have steered by Xbox 360 gamepads for a while now. But the newest weapon using a Microsoft-made controller might be one of the most powerful ones yet. It's a laser on top of a truck that… » 9/08/14 11:30am 9/08/14 11:30am