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  • The original Call of Duty's working title was 'MOH Killer'

    MCV has a neat feature on the creation of the first Call of Duty by the then-newly-formed Infinity Ward, and it’s got plenty of awesome tidbits of info, including that amazing working title in the headline of this post.

  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within a year's time

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has announced he will be retiring within one year, during which he will be overseeing the choice of his successor.

  • Titanfall box art officially revealed

    It leaked a couple of weeks ago, but the box art for Respawn Entertainment’s shooter Titanfall has been officially unveiled. Check it out after the break.

  • Microsoft sort of explains what sort of user data they give the US government

    According to documents the famous/infamous Edward Snowden showed The Guardian, Microsoft was said to have handed over all sorts of data from Skype, Outlook and SkyDrive to the National Security Agency’s PRISM program for several years now, and last week the paper detailed how all that works. Microsoft’s general counsel Brad Smith today challenged those […]

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic turns ten

    BioWare is celebrating the tenth anniversary of seminal Xbox RPG Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic. Head on over to the BioWare Blog to read a number of posts from team members who worked on the 2003 release, and to score a set of variant wallpapers. KOTOR, as it is fondly known, spawned an […]

  • Julie Larson-Green appointed head of Xbox Hardware

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reorganized the company, and has appointed Windows chief Julie Larson-Green as head of Xbox Hardware, formerly headed up by Don Mattrick.

  • Halo "would have been better" if made today - creator

    Bungie co-founder and Halo creator Jason Jones believes the developer could do a better job of the seminal shooter if it had to do it all again – but that notorious pistol wouldn’t change.

  • Here are some awful acronyms that were considered for the name of the Xbox

    Naming things is really hard, guys — just ask anybody who started playing an MMO a week after everybody else. But, if you can imagine it, naming a high-profile consumer product is even hard than that, and Microsoft had a long list of acronyms they were looking at before they settled on the name “Xbox” […]

  • Major Nelson's Xbox One Q&A chat transcribe

    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.

  • Xbox One: new XBL detailed, game capture confirmed

    Xbox One’s new Xbox Live service has been revealed at Microsoft’s reveal event in Redmond.

  • NBA Live 14 announced for next-gen consoles

    NBA Live 14 has been announced for next-generation consoles by Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen. The news was revealed as part of his talk during the Stifel Nicolaus 2013 Internet, Media and Communications Conference today. The game is set for release later this year, and may be part of the new Xbox console reveal today, […]

  • Farewell Xbox 360, it's been emotional

    Xbox 720 is getting unveiled tonight and the internet is in full hype-gasm mode as you read this. VG247’s Dave Cook recalls his fond memories of Microsoft’s rig, and why it turned him into a filthy traitor.

  • Assassin's Creed 4 on PS3 is stellar despite PS4's "visual innovations," says Ubisoft

    Jean Guesdon, creative director at Ubisoft Montreal, has told VG247 that while the PS4 is definitely a hug leap forward compared to PS3, those who plan on purchasing Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag for PS3 won’t be disappointed, as it will still be a stellar experience.

  • Molyneux: Xbox 360 "won" current-gen, cautions Microsoft over future

    22 Cans head Peter Molyneux has today discussed why he feels Microsoft won the current-generation console race, but has expressed caution over the next-generation and the increasing competition of PC, mobile, tablets and other platforms moving forward.

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