Ten years ago on this date it all began, The Xbox was born and it brought mayhem to living rooms all over the world. The original black box with a PC processor and wires running awry was a direct competition to all existing brands out there. In 2005 the Xbox 360 was launched which is still one of the strongest selling consoles in the market, boosted by Microsoft’s release of the Kinect interface last year.
There are already reports of the Xbox 720 in the loom ahead, Hopefully the console can live upto its name and deal with the strong beating its gonna get from the competition, namely Sony.
Creative is stepping out of its comfort zone with these new Sound Blaster Gaming Headsets for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Mac platforms. Dubbed Sound Blaster Tactic360 Sigma, these headsets have steel core headband design and 50mm audio drivers along with dual zone voice and game audio controls.
Tactic360 ION slims down with a pair of 40mm drivers and the Tactic3D Wrath Wireless is destined to deliver potential to Mac / PC users
The Tactic3D Omega Wireless does the same for console gamers.
Microsoft has finally confirmed 3D gaming for XBox 360. This comes almost a year after Sony added 3D support to their PS3. Joystiq experienced a demo at Gamescom in Germany, and reports that it only works with the game’s updated graphics mode, and that the game’s producer claims the framerate will stay consistent even in 3D. While there are already a number of Xbox 360 games that support 3DTVs.
Epic Games had also announced earlier this month the Gears of War 3 will also support 3D, but this is the first instance of game from Microsoft. Its good news for those already on the 3DTV bandwagon, but not too great [...]
The homebrew hacked, popular Microsoft Kinect has sold in quantities over 10 million. Alon with that news they also sold in excess of 10 Million standalone titles, that 10 million more than the bundled games.
Microsoft Announces 10 Million Kinect Sensors and more than 10 Million Kinect Games Sold to Date
LONDON –9 March 2011
Following one of the biggest launches in consumer electronics history, Kinect for Xbox 360 continued its momentum in 2011 reaching 10 million Kinect sensors sold worldwide to date. Not only were sensor sales an overwhelming success, but Kinect drove significant game sales with more than [...]