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Watch A Giant Hovercraft Land On A Crowded Russian Beach

Just out enjoying your day at the beach when, boom, giant military hovercraft. The worst.<p>This 5.5-ton Russian military hovercraft landed on the beach of the Baltic Sea port city Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania, where people were out enjoying their day. A Russian Defense Ministry …

Russia reveals identity of CIA Moscow chief following Ryan Fogle's expulsion

The Federal Security Service in Russia has revealed the identity of the CIA's station chief in Moscow in a breach of protocol.<p>The revelation, made by …

Russia: Syria agrees to take part in talks

Russia says the Syrian government has agreed, "in principle", to attend an international peace conference proposed by Russia and the US, and criticised what it called attempts to undermine peace efforts.<p>The summit has been suggested by the US and Russia and could take place in the Swiss city of …

Xbox One supports 4K and 3D

<b>Despite not being mentioned at the Xbox One launch event, it seems that Microsoft was indeed looking to the future of video resolution when it</b> …

Xbox One box art style unveiled with Forza Motorsport 5

<i>Forza Motorsport 5</i> was the first Xbox One-exclusive title showcased during the console's reveal event this week, and publisher Microsoft Studios released the game's box art today to show off what Xbox One cases will look like.<p>Although the console itself is a black box with a glossy, half matte …

Microsoft And Game Publishers Will Reportedly Take A Cut Of Xbox One Used Game Sales

<i>GameStop shares drop on news that Microsoft may take a cut of every used game sale.</i><p>Microsoft (MSFT) has taken aim at used game sales in a somewhat surprising way.<p>For Xbox One games, used game sales will be allowed but any retailer who chooses to sell them will need to use Microsoft’s Azure-based …

Microsoft Reveals The Xbox One

Microsoft promises the Xbox One will be more than just a game console, but a "living room" with a TV tuner and cable box. Users will be able to switch between watching TV and gaming instantly through the Kinect device.

Xbox One could allow remote play over Skype, Siri-like voice conversations with Kinect

With the first phase of Microsoft's Xbox One reveal complete, the company now looks ahead to E3 where it plans to give gamers a more thorough look at the upcoming console. <i>Polygon</i> is today reporting that there are two major features of Xbox One that weren't shown off in Redmond this week: …

Xbox One controller gets programmable trigger buttons, design refinements - CNET

The newly announced Xbox One is getting a new controller to go with it. It looks a lot like the Xbox 360's controller, but with what Microsoft says are 40 "technical and design innovations" on top of its 8-year-old predecessor.<p>So what's the big new change? Not the action buttons, directional pad, …

Microsoft adds Skype, live TV to Xbox One

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled Skype and live TV capabilities for its new game console, the<p>Xbox One.<p>The company is positioning the new Xbox as an all-in-one entertainment system for the home. Along with gaming, which Microsoft has only briefly addressed, the system also will allow users to watch …

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Xbox One release date “later this year”

The new Xbox One has been long-anticipated, but Microsoft knows what gamers really want to know today: and it’s not giving it to them. The new …

Xbox One brings Halo Television series with Steven Spielberg

As the Xbox One was revealed by Microsoft this week, so too did Bonnie Ross from 343 Industries take the stage to discuss one of the platform’s …

Up close with Xbox One: Pics, specs and the backside

<b>Posting from Redmond</b>: I’m here at the Xbox One unveiling, where Microsoft gave the media an up-close look at the new console on stage following the …

Xbox One unveil video gives a close-up look at Microsoft's newest console

The first unveil video for Xbox One gives a closer look at the console, new Kinect sensor, Xbox One controller and additional features including a personalized homescreen, live TV and Skype.<p>The latest console is being described as an all-in-one entertainment system that combines gaming, music, …

Report: All Xbox One games must be installed, secondhand players must pay fee (Update)

Xbox One may support used games<p>All games for Microsoft's Xbox One must first be installed onto the console's HDD before they can be played, according to a report from Wired.<p>Wired reports that game discs must first be installed onto the Xbox One and, if owners want to use the disc with a second …

Xbox One: our first look at the new console, controller, and Kinect

After Microsoft's big reveal, we've finally had time to get a closer look at the new Xbox One, the Kinect 2, and the new controller for the new console. For the most part, they're more tweaks on the existing devices than huge changes to what already exists – the console is a big, wide, flat …

Xbox One not backwards compatible, supports used games and offline connection [UPDATE]

Some key questions that many people have about the new Xbox One weren’t answered in the keynote during today’s unveiling, but Microsoft confirmed …

Xbox One Is The First Games Console For People Who Don't Like Games

At last: a game console that doesn't require gaming.<p>"PlayStation" is a literal description of what you do with it: it's a station at which you play. Nintendo has released systems with "game" in the name--Game Boy, GameCube. But Xbox doesn't mean much of anything. Originally it stood for, in …

Xbox Reveal: 'One' Console To Rule Them All

Microsoft took the wraps off the Xbox One, its next-generation console today in a multimedia event that offered something thrilling for everyone. And it threw down the gauntlet at rival Sony in a major way, promising not only a state-of-the-art gaming experience, but a device designed to be at the …

Microsoft Xbox One Controller

As well as unveiling their new Xbox One console Microsoft also unveiled the new next generation Kinect motion controller and Microsoft Xbox One …

Xbox One Specs Revealed

It looks like we have some more details on the new Xbox One console from Microsoft, including the Xbox One specs, which include an 8 core processor …

Your Xbox 360 Games Will Not Work On the Xbox One

Microsoft’s new Xbox gaming console is now official, the Xbox One, and we have some news for Xbox 360 owners, as it looks like your Xbox 360 games …

Microsoft Answers Xbox One Questions: Used Games, Always On and More

Yesterday afternoon, Microsoft debuted their new console, the Xbox One, at long last. We saw the controller, the box itself, a redesigned Kinect and some new features and games over the course of an hour.<p>But afterward, it was what we did not see or hear about that became the story. The presentation …

Two Days After Scare, Russia Bans Flights Over Syria

Just two days after a commercial airliner with 159 passengers detoured to avoid the danger of flying over a combat zone, Russia has officially banned …

Nyet! Now Russia Won't Sell Badass Missile to Syria

American pilots can officially exhale. If they're called upon to enforce a no-fly zone over Syria, they won't have to outmaneuver one of the most …

US nuclear-capable bombers complete training mission in South Korea

The US has taken the unprecedented step of publicly announcing that two of its nuclear-capable B-2 bombers have taken part in military exercises with …

US defends military deployments in response to North Korea threats

The US has defended its robust response to military threats from North Korea amid criticism that both sides are to blame for the escalating …