Tag Archives: major nelson
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 »
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 | 02:15 BST
Microsoft have announced new plans to bring Xbox Live to the Windows 8 operating system.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 09:12 BST
Sega’s set to announce an Xbox Live Arcade port of Sonic CD at PAX this weekend, according to a Major Nelson post which mentions what games will be at the event. Nothing has been announced on it so far formally, but it will be at Xbox’s Booth 432 as a playable title. Sega said that it’ll be “sharing some more information soon.”
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 11:28 BST
A new video on Youtube has Major Nelson giving us the first glimpse of Forza 4′s head-tracking feature.
Fri, Apr 15, 2011 | 14:25 BST
Mr Major Nelson has detailed some special, one-day-only offers.
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 | 09:30 BST
A Tweet by Xbox Live’s Major Nelson – Larry Hryb, to his family – has pointed to the launch of the Kinect for Windows SDK website.