The Next Xbox Will Be Revealed Tomorrow. Here's What To Expect.

This is it. Tomorrow, during an event that will likely set a new benchmark for dubstep and flashing green lights, we'll finally get to see Microsoft's next gaming console. » 5/20/13 5:00pm 5/20/13 5:00pm

Recently Tweeted Photos Show The Venue of the Next Xbox's Reveal

The next Xbox is having its big reveal soon, on the 21st May. Here's where it will happen. These photos were tweeted by Microsoft's Larry Hyrb (AKA Major Nelson) and Aaron Greenberg, and show the still under construction briefing space. [via VG247, CVG] » 5/14/13 6:20am 5/14/13 6:20am

Nobody Wants The Next Xbox To Be "Another Way Of Looking At Facebook"

Speaking with Edge, former Lionhead boss and Microsoft exec Peter Molyneux wins some brownie points for his hopes on what the next Xbox will offer. » 5/03/13 12:00am 5/03/13 12:00am

The New Call of Duty is Coming to Current and Next-Gen Consoles

Activision's annual blockbuster military shooter returns in November with Call of Duty: Ghosts, and in addition to this debut teaser trailer, the game is getting an "exclusive first look" at Microsoft's event for the next-generation Xbox on May 21. » 5/01/13 12:53pm 5/01/13 12:53pm

Everything We Know About The Next Xbox

May 21. That's the day that Microsoft will, finally, put an end to all the rumours and speculation and heresay and whispers about the successor to the Xbox 360 and actually show us something. » 4/25/13 9:00am 4/25/13 9:00am

A Microsoft Creative Director 'Doesn't Get The Drama' Around…

Adam Orth is a creative director at Microsoft Studios. That places him pretty high up on Microsoft's video game chain of command. Not the top, but he's an important guy. » 4/04/13 10:25pm 4/04/13 10:25pm

Development Costs Mean Next-Gen Leap 'Won't Be As Obvious' as the Last,…

If you're accustomed to a new console generation delivering a big leap forward in technology, particularly visual fidelity, BioWare's art director suggests you temper your expectations. » 2/25/13 9:00am 2/25/13 9:00am

Ready for Some Football? On the PS4, Not Really ...

David Halberstam was killed in a car wreck the day I bought my Xbox 360. I don't mean to trivialize the death of a great writer—October 1964 is one of my favorite books, in any subject—but it's God's honest truth that his death is the only reason I remember anything about the day. The rest of my experience with the… » 2/24/13 4:30pm 2/24/13 4:30pm

Judging by the .gifs, Microsoft's Console Announcement Should Be Right…

Scuttlebutt has it that Microsoft is eyeballing an April date to reveal its next console, in an event similar to what Sony held for the PS4 on Wednesday. While this is very, very thinly sourced, we've heard the same murmuring, and a domain registration by the company that handles Microsoft's E3 keynotes has drawn a… » 2/23/13 12:30pm 2/23/13 12:30pm

New Consoles 'Most Likely' Won't Be Backwards Compatible, EA Exec Says

The next generation of consoles are unlikely to accommodate older games with backwards compatibility, Electronic Arts' chief financial officer told an audience of investors in San Francisco today. » 2/12/13 4:30pm 2/12/13 4:30pm

The Reaction to a Console Rumor Explains Why Some Gamers Aren't Buying

The rumor going around earlier this week wasn't really anything new. The console that locks out used games is an anticonsumer bogeyman going back years and though the technology to do it exists, it's yet to come true, for whatever reason. Still, a report this week repeated the same year old rumor about the next Xbox » 2/10/13 11:00am 2/10/13 11:00am

Report: The Next Xbox Will Require An Internet Connection, Block Used…

A new Edge report suggests that Microsoft's next Xbox gaming console, code-named Durango, will require an Internet connection to use. It also won't be able to play used games, Edge says. » 2/06/13 10:40am 2/06/13 10:40am

Microsoft’s IllumiRoom Concept Turns Your Entire Room into a Video Game…

Microsoft and Samsung apparently think that your TV—no matter how big it is—isn't big enough. That's the only possible explanation for the two companies' partnership on the IllumiRoom project, which projects images and colors across the space that you're playing video games in. » 1/09/13 3:30pm 1/09/13 3:30pm

Halo 5 On The Xbox 720 Is Shockingly Life-Like (And Totally Fake)

Believe it or not, Halo 5 is already pretty far along in its development. This footage from some kind of internal multiplayer test, created and uploaded by Youtuber devinsupertramp, shows the next game from 343 Industries in action, and it's totally not fake. No way, people. » 12/23/12 12:00pm 12/23/12 12:00pm

Reality Check: There's a Strong Chance We'll Have a PS4 and Xbox 720 A…

We talk to people. It's part of our job. And lately we're not hearing any big bombshells about the next generation of game consoles, but we're hearing the same buzz we've been hearing all year: the next generation of Xbox and PlayStation are right around the corner. » 12/13/12 12:30pm 12/13/12 12:30pm

Another Report Says The Next Xbox Is Launching in November 2013

According to business news site Bloomberg, Microsoft's next Xbox console will be released in time for the 2013 holiday season. That's "according to people familiar with the company's plans." » 11/29/12 6:00pm 11/29/12 6:00pm

Microsoft Hints At a Very Different Future For Xbox Gaming. Plus: What…

Editor's Note: If people in the gaming industry really wanted to hide stuff, they're going to have to do better. The one and only Superannuation keeps digging stuff up that just has to be shared with Kotaku readers. Today, we're looking to the future... a very weird future that has Microsoft, EA and Activision making… » 10/17/12 1:00pm 10/17/12 1:00pm