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Microsoft to Build Chips for Next-Gen Xbox

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by Mike Zazaian October 23, 2006 - 7:15pm, 4 Comments >>

After moving from Intel Pentium III chips in the original Xbox to IBM PowerPC 5 chips in the Xbox360, Microsoft is now looking to control their own silicon as prepare to design the processors for the next generation of Xbox consoles.

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Xbox 360 Dressed in Black, Part Deux

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by Mike Zazaian September 27, 2006 - 12:52pm, 1 Comment >>

A charcoal-gray Xbox 360

While a previous alleged sighting of a black Xbox 360 may have been bunk, some info from inside Microsoft suggests a black version of the console may be available for the holidays.

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Overheated Xbox Owners Cooled Down by Microsoft

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by Mike Zazaian September 21, 2006 - 3:54pm, 3 Comments >>

Xbox 360's red ring of death

Microsoft is making reparations for a number of defective Xbox 360s that overheated and shut off during normal gameplay.

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Wii the Only Profitable Next-Gen Console

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by Mike Zazaian September 15, 2006 - 11:37am, No Comments

Nintendo's Wii

While the PS3 and Xbox 360 will likely make a bundle on games with their next-gen consoles, Sony and Microsoft take a financial hit with each unit sold. Not so with Nintendo’s Wii.

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Why Nintendo’s $250 Wii is Gaming Done Right

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by Mike Zazaian September 14, 2006 - 10:44am, 4 Comments >>

Why Nintendo's $250 Wii is Gaming Done Right

Nintendo announced this morning that theWii will boast 30 available games at launch, putting it in a great position to take over the world.

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Xbox 360 will Get Internal HD-DVD in 2007

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by Mike Zazaian September 13, 2006 - 3:01pm, 2 Comments >>

Xbox 360 will Get Internal HD-DVD in 2007

Microsoft looks to keep up with the Jonses by adding an internal HD-DVD drive to its year-old Xbox 360.

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Nintendo Keeps Quiet About Wii’s Broadway CPUs

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by Mike Zazaian September 8, 2006 - 1:30pm, 6 Comments >>

Nintendo's Broadway Chip

IBM has made the first shipment of its “Broadway” processors designed specifically for Nintendo’s Wii, but both companies are keeping exact details under wraps.

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