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Xbox One will be region-locked (update)

Xbox One, Microsoft's next-generation console will be region-locked, a Microsoft representative confirmed with Digital Trends.<p>"Similar to the movie and music industry, games must meet country-specific regulatory guidelines before they are cleared for sale," a Microsoft spokesperson told Digital …

Xbox rumors postmortem: What was right, what was wrong and what was missing

The time for guessing and speculation is over. This week, Microsoft revealed the Xbox One, the next-generation of its gaming console set to be released later this year.<p>Over the last year or so, many outlets uncovered information believed to be about the console. Some of that information came from …

From Xbox One to Xbox None: The risks of an internet-required gaming console

Microsoft's next console brings with it one very important requirement: An internet connection.<p>If you can't get online, or don't want to, the Xbox One becomes useless.<p>Microsoft is making a bet that its next console can survive, perhaps even thrive, off of the purchases of those typically plugged-in …

Watch our Microsoft Xbox event post-show now!

The next Xbox is nigh, and you've just discovered the very best place on the internet to watch the next generation of video games come to life. Today, May 21st, starting at 9:30AM PT, <i>The Verge</i> and <i>Polygon</i> will team up to bring you Microsoft's Xbox reveal <i>live</i>. Join our editor-in-chief Joshua Topolsky …

Xbox One: All the news from Microsoft's next-gen debut

On Tuesday, May 21, Microsoft debuted its next-generation Xbox at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters. Follow along with the rumors and reports leading up to the event, live coverage of the press conference announcement and videos, previews and more immediately afterward.

Reminder: Join us tomorrow for the next-gen Xbox reveal at 1 p.m. ET

Tomorrow, May 21 at 1 p.m. ET, Microsoft will unveil its plans for the next generation of gaming hardware. We'll be there, and we'd love for you to join us.<p>Join us right before the event, at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT), as we team up with The Verge to bring you pre-show analysis of what's expected …

New Xbox preview: What we know so far

This Tuesday May 21, all nerd eyes will be on Redmond, Wash., as Microsoft Corp. unveils the long-awaited successor to its Xbox 360 video game console.<p>Microsoft is the last of the living-room game triumvirate to talk about its next shiny machine: Nintendo got the gears in motion on the …

Microsoft planning Xbox dashboard UI and tile changes in preparation for next-gen console

Microsoft is preparing to update its Xbox 360 with another dashboard update. Sources familiar with Microsoft's Xbox plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the dashboard update will enter into a public beta in late June or early July, with changes and updates in preparation for the next-generation …

Report: Xbox 360 dashboard update will tweak UI, pave way for next-gen features

An Xbox 360 dashboard update slated to enter beta in late June or early July may pave the way for features in Microsoft's next-gen console, The Verge reports.<p>According to The Verge's sources, the update will bring user interface tweaks like smaller Live Tiles and light and dark dashboard themes. …

Would we be ready for an always-on Xbox?

The Xbox Infinity will require a constant internet connection to function. Actually, it won't. No, wait, it will sometimes. Alright, so we can't say …

Xbox 720 & PS4: REBOOTS you want? - Inside Gaming Q&A

The Best And Worst Games Of The Xbox And Xbox 360 Launch Lineups

We’re on the verge of learning our first official bits of information about Microsoft’s follow-up to the Xbox 360, and it has us thinking about the …

Microsoft's Hits and Misses With The Xbox 360 Hardware

With Microsoft revealing its next system on Tuesday, the time is ripe to explore what Microsoft did right with the Xbox 360 and where it could have …

What Games Are: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Xbox?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>One of the memories that sticks with me most about the launch of the Xbox 360 was a silly analogy about inhaling. I …

The Xbox One Revealed

Join us as Microsoft takes the wraps off the successor to the Xbox 360, starting at 9AM PST on May 21.<p>Last updated by on<p><i>Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com</i>

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Check Out This New iOS 7 & iPhone 6 Design Concept

A new design concept <i>published by Apfellike.com</i> shows yet another iOS 7 UI overhaul, as well as an iPad mini-like design for the next generation …

iPhone

Apple Should Adopt This Stunning iOS 7 Concept

<i>Simply Zesty</i>’s Art Director, Philip Joyce has come up with a brilliant iOS 7 concept, to which Apple should give a serious thought of adopting. At …

Apple

Concept Dreams Up ‘iPhone 6’ and ‘iPhone Mini’ with Edge-to-Edge Display

With Apple yet to release their next generation iPhone and iOS 7, designers have come up with creative concepts for both. The following concept …

Mobile Technology

Is The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Reader Worth The Wait?

The news last week that the next iPhone will indeed be delayed until Fall combined substantial gains by Samsung have a lot of Apple watchers in a panic. But it is too soon to declare Cupertino out for the count. Perhaps there will be some substantial advancements on the software front at Apple’s …

Apple To Start iPhone 5S Production In Second Quarter [Wall Street Journal]

According to a new report by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Apple will start producing its next generation iPhone in the second quarter of 2013. People with …

iPhone

Rumour: iOS 7 Will Be a Significant UI Overhaul, Currently Running Behind Schedule

If history repeats itself, WWDC 2013 should take place in a couple months in June. Last year, we saw Apple unveiled iOS 6. Could iOS 7 be delayed …

Apple

iTV with iRing to Launch this Year, Analyst says

Based on fresh information received by Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets during an Apple suppliers tour of China and Taiwan, he believes Apple …