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Microsoft job ad hints at 3D in Xbox 720

Microsoft job ad hints at 3D in Xbox 720

A new job listing on Microsoft's website suggests the company is working on implementing 3D technology in an Xbox product. Although the ad didn't specify what product in the Xbox line the work specifically entails, we can probably guess with a fair amount of certainty that it's the Xbox 720 or whatever the next iteration will be called. This is the latest hint at what we can expect when Microsoft finally pushed out the next chapter in its gaming division.

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Saber Interactive CEO says Xbox 720 shouldn’t ban used games

Saber Interactive CEO says Xbox 720 shouldn’t ban used games

After what seemed to be a flurry of developer support over rumors that Microsoft's next-generation Xbox console might prevent used games from being played, a second major developer has come forward objecting that idea. And it's a big one - Saber Interactive, the current developer of the Halo franchise. This comes after CD Projekt, developer of The Witcher 2, also slammed the anti-consumer idea.

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Microsoft’s Xbox 720 will have a touch-screen controller: report

Microsoft’s Xbox 720 will have a touch-screen controller: report

At last year's E3 trade show, Nintendo admittedly bungled the debut of its Wii U console. But if you were actually in the crowd when the company showed off the revolutionary new controller, which looks and feels more like an iPad than a bunch of joysticks and buttons, you would have seen a lot of excitement among the gaming establishment. Now it looks like Microsoft might be trying to tap into that excitement as well.

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CD Projekt is not optimistic about Xbox 720′s used game ban

CD Projekt is not optimistic about Xbox 720′s used game ban

There have been a lot of game developers coming forward in support of speculation that Microsoft's next-generation console will prevent players from buying used games and will register each game disc to one and only one system. From their perspective, it's a way to ensure anyone who buys the game is fattening their paycheck. But at least one major developer has said it could be a big can of worms.

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THQ developer approves of Xbox 720 banning pre-owned games

THQ developer approves of Xbox 720 banning pre-owned games

There is a growing amount of speculation that the next generation of Xbox consoles will know if a game is pre-owned and will prevent it from being played. This is causing a lot of anger from the gaming community at large, as you might imagine. But for the people who make games, it is seen as a boon to the industry, especially one Jameson Durall.

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Xbox 720 to go for Smart TV and Gaming separately

Xbox 720 to go for Smart TV and Gaming separately

Over the past month there's been a gushing of juicy rumors coming forth from the fountain head on the Xbox 720, most of them molding together to create one perfect machine set to dominate the gamine world come 2013. But the most interesting point is the newest: that there will be not one, but two new Xbox units coming down the chute. The first one will be no less than a fully functional monster of gaming, everything we'd ever hoped for in a Microsoft-made green beast of console-based power.

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Xbox 720 set for two versions, 2013 release, E3 reveal

Xbox 720 set for two versions, 2013 release, E3 reveal

Microsoft France has revealed that there are no plans to release a brand new Xbox inside 2012, saying that they're not "convinced" that the device we've been calling the Xbox 720 will be happening this year. This information comes from the marketing director for Microsoft in France Cedrick Delmas interviewing with Lepoint and brought to us by Eurogamer. Delmas notes that the proof of this notion comes in the lack of a price drop in the Xbox 360 thus far, he then noting that the life cycle for the Xbox 360 is far from over.

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Xbox 720 tipped for fall 2013 with AMD 6000 series GPU

Xbox 720 tipped for fall 2013 with AMD 6000 series GPU

The next generation Microsoft Xbox 720 has been tipped to be shipping in late October or early November complete with six times the power in an AMD 6000 series GPU under the hood. There've been reports from several sources saying the same set of details, the most recent confirmation coming from IGN's source close to the project. Specifically it appears that the Xbox 720 will be using the AMD Radeon HD 6670 working with support for DirectX11, 3D and 1080p HD output, and multidisplay output.

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Microsoft patent lends weight to Xbox 720 set-top box rumors

Microsoft patent lends weight to Xbox 720 set-top box rumors

The rumors of next gen Xbox consoles from Microsoft are floating around all over the place over the last few months. Back in November, we heard that there would be two new Xbox consoles launch with one aimed at the gamer and the other packing in some set-top box tech for the gamer that wants to watch TV too. A new patent has surfaced that lends weight to the version with the set-top box capability.

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Xbox design chief replaced ahead of 2013 “Xbox 720″

Xbox design chief replaced ahead of 2013 “Xbox 720″

Microsoft is believed to have replaced the design architect responsible for the Xbox 360 user-experience, Dan Coyner, an acolyte of Apple-style consistency in user experience and a mainstay of the gaming project since its inception. Coyner, general manager of Design and Planning within the Xbox team, has been replaced with Emma Williams, CNET's sources claim, who led this month's Xbox dashboard update.

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