Tag Archives: major nelson
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 02:22 BST
Xbox LIVE programming director Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb answered questions about Xbox One in a live Yahoo! chat today. He shed some light on a few minor details and shrugged others off to be addressed at E3, which he points out is merely 18 days away.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 07:10 BST
Following the recent online discussion regarding the technical side of Xbox One, Major Nelson has announced he will be taking some questions in a live Yahoo! chat. Details can be found on Majornelson.com.
The chat will use Covert It Live and will automatically go live on his site. It will start on Wednesday at 4p ET/ 1p PT/ 9p UK time.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 23:09 BST
In the wake of Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement, a group of technical specialists, hosted by Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb, dissected the hardware and software capabilities of the upcoming console.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:11 BST
Major Nelson will be hosting a live stream at any minute discussing the architecture of Xbox One.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 02:53 BST
Xbox One was announced today, and despite rumors to the contrary, VG247 was told in Londo today it will not require an always-on connection. However, we have heard conflicting reports regarding the need for an online connection, and whether the console will allow for used games to be played – another heavy rumor for eons.
Get the skinny on what is clear and what isn’t below.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 18:37 BST
Microsoft is set to unveil its new Xbox console next week, but it is apparently saving some of its big software announcements for E3 as the console reveal is serving as foundation laying so to speak.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 10:04 BST
Microsoft is gearing up to unveil its Xbox successor on May 21, and is currently building a venue for the big day. Chief of staff for interactive entertainment business Aaron Greenberg and Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb have been tweeting photos of the venue’s creation.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 07:24 BST
Microsoft has launched a new “Play to Earn” incentive called MyPunchcard on Xbox Live. It will gift players with free MS Points for spending big – like a cashback scheme – and more.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 10:16 GMT
Xbox 720 scammers have been asking gamers to hand over their personal details in a string of fake mailing list cons. Microsoft’s Major Nelson has asked everyone to remain vigilant in spotting the scam.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 16:39 GMT
Halo 4′s Castle Map Pack DLC will hit Xbox Live on April 8, bringing three new maps and a 6v6 playlist into the mix.
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 | 17:38 GMT
Microsoft has announced its Games on Demand Xbox 360 service is gearing up for a run of huge discounts. Prices will be slashed from February 26 to March 4, although we are yet to find out what reductions will be made.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 10:24 GMT
Microsoft’s Larry Hryb – better known as Major Nelson – has set Xbot hearts a-flutter by posting a countdown timer to E3 2013 with the enigmatic comment “And it’s on.” Although there’s a good five months to go before the June event, anticipation is already high. Microsoft is strongly tipped to debut its next console, apparently codenamed Durango, ahead of a possible holiday season release.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 13:45 GMT
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is selling for half the asking price today only on Xbox Live. The same goes for all four expansion packs, which have all been whittled down by 50%. Get the deals below.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 09:16 GMT
Xbox Live Gold is free to all regions over this weekend, except in Europe. Find out why Europe has been given the shaft below.left out below.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 10:15 GMT
Microsoft is releasing a new, mandatory Xbox 360 system update today that fixes some issues found with Xbox Music and SmartGlass. Get the details below.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 16:47 BST
Microsoft’s Larry Hryb has announced the welcome extension of the Xbox 360 subscription deal to US chain retailers Best Buy and Gamestop. The deal, which includes a 4GB Xbox 360 and Kinect for $99 plus two year’s subscription fee of $14.99, was previously only available through Microsoft’s rare retail outlets until the firm announced a change of heart earlier in the month.
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 | 00:24 GMT
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | 23:49 GMT
Monolith’s shooter was the most popular Xbox Live Arcade title in this week’s activity charts.
Mon, Jan 09, 2012 | 22:03 GMT
One juggernaut dominated Xbox Live during 2011 – and it’s exactly what you expected.
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 | 21:17 BST
Hoping to get your hands on the new Xbox 360 dashboard update before all of the rest of us chumps? Now you can try your luck through the beta sign-up. More »