Patents Show that the Next Xbox Might Be a DVR, Too

Xbox 3, Xbox 720, NextBox… whatever you call it, lots of rumors are being floated about Microsoft's next home console. Some say it'll output Avatar-level visuals while others say it'll lean heavily on cloud architecture. But the latest hint as to Microsoft's gaming future point to their ever-increasing ambition to… » 1/03/12 8:30pm 1/03/12 8:30pm

Oh Look, Another Patent Lawsuit Filed Against Nintendo

Yes, another Nintendo lawsuit. A Mr. John R. Martin, from Illinois, claims that the Nintendo DS infringes upon a patent he holds for "touch screen and pointing device gaming technology", filed in August, 2005 (pictured). Only problem? The DS was released in 2004. Bonus problem? While his patent applies to a… » 7/08/08 1:30am 7/08/08 1:30am