Microsoft on DRM: ‘We Have Listened’


Microsoft on Wednesday said it is backing away from some strict digital-rights-management policies that were poorly received in the videogame community, Ian Sherr writes.
Those policies included forcing restrictions on selling used games as well as requiring the forthcoming Xbox One console to connect to the Internet once a day. In a post on Microsoft’s Xbox Wire site, Don Mattrick, who runs the Microsoft unit in charge of the Xbox, said Microsoft was dropping those restrictions. ”We have listened and we have heard loud and clear from your feedback that you want the best of both worlds,” he said. Continue reading

The New Generation Xbox Controller


Xbox One is designed to be the best system for gamers, and its new controller is specifically created for gaming. The Xbox One controller is instantly familiar to anyone who has used the tried-and-true Xbox 360 controller, and introduces more than 40 technology innovations that make it more immersive, precise and comfortable.

The Xbox team meticulously analyzed the Xbox 360 controller for areas to innovate, and conducted 20 research studies around the world with more than 500 participants of all ages, genders and gaming proficiencies to validate every proposed improvement. Some innovations were small. Others were substantial. By the end, after 200 prototypes, the team was confident the culmination of their efforts was a controller that was still distinctly Xbox, but refined and improved. Continue reading

Xbox One Design Video : Must See for gamers!!

A short while ago, we saw a beautiful unofficial 3D render of the Xbox One courtesy of Sketchfab, and to accompany that, Microsoft has delivered some insight into the design of its upcoming console in a new video posted to YouTube. The clip, which is entitled “Xbox One and Design” looks at how the aesthetics of the Xbox One came about, and how, in turn, the Kinect 2 and Xbox One Controller were also crafted in its image to create a very uniform product line. Continue reading

Xbox One APU Co-designed by AMD

microsoft-xbox-one-4842_610x407On 21st of May Microsoft unveiled new gaming console Xbox One capable of high end gaming and multi-tasking.

Both Wired and PC Magazine report that the console will be based on an APU co-designed by AMD and Microsoft containing eight x86 CPU Cores, a DirectX 11.1 GPU similar to the Radeon 7790, and 32 MB of high bandwidth embedded ESRAM memory. The chip will also contain the controller logic and the audio processors, and the GPU and CPU cores Continue reading

Xbox One

Today Microsoft revealed the new gen. of xbox the “Xbox One”. Now as far as I think we should not call it gaming console because it is a “All in One Device”.


On Xbox One,apart from gaming you can watch tv,listen to the music,skype,internet etc.Xbox One is the device which will connect user to the e-world through Kinect.

Kinect enabled us to interact with Xbox.Now it has reached to a new level with more great gesture support.

One of the most striking feature of Xbox One is Voice Control.When Yusuf Mehdi said “Xbox On”,Xbox turned on and recogized Yusuf’s voice and automatically logged in,that’s incredible.

With one new step in the world of gestures , now kinect recoginses Universal gesture like grabbing.You can grab the screen and stretch it to get into the full screen mode.It’s just awesome.

Two more new features unveiled Continue reading