XBox

PlayStation is the third most intimate brand for millennials

Sony's PlayStation is in the top three as the most intimate brands for millennials based on the research done by MBLM. The report will be released on October 6.

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China slaps fine on Microsoft's Chinese JV over Xbox

The China's Commerce Ministry has slapped a fine on a joint venture (JV) between Microsoft Corporation and its Chinese partner BesTV in Xbox game console venture for breaking antitrust laws. However, the Redmond-based global IT major has escaped from a major penalty as the investigation didn't find any major fault on the part of Microsoft over market competition rules. The investigation on Xbox marketing drive revealed that Microsoft didn't obstruct the free market competition. The Chinese Commerce Ministry has imposed a penalty of Yuan 200,000 ($31,430) on Microsoft JV firm in China.

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New Xbox One Matte Black Console Offers 1TB Of Storage

Microsoft corp will be showing off its latest offerings at the Xbox E3 show next week. In what could be a preview of the things to come, the company yesterday unveiled Xbox One console, with a new matte finish and 1TB of on-board storage space.

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Nintendo bids spike by their daily limit on move to smartphones

Shares in video game maker Nintendo Co were overwhelmed with buy orders on Wednesday as investors welcomed its long-awaited move to bring its iconic game characters such as Super Mario to smartphones.

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Sony to delay sale of PlayStation 4 in China

Sony Corp will delay sales of the PlayStation 4 gaming console in China, originally scheduled for Jan. 11, due to "various factors", the company said in a statement on Thursday.

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Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by delays

Microsoft Corp's Xbox Live and Sony Corp's PlayStation Networks experienced user connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.

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Censors loom large over Sony's PlayStation China prospects

Sony Corp should fear China's censors almost as much as rival Microsoft Corp as it prepares to unveil the price and release date of its PlayStation 4 gaming console in the world's third-largest gaming market.

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Microsoft nears deal to buy Minecraft maker Mojang : WSJ

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" video game, The Wall Street Journal said, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Microsoft Xbox E3 2014 Press Conference Recap

True to its promise, Microsoft today strutted the details of its previously announced titles and trailers for unannounced titles set to be released in 2014 and afterward in this year's E3 Microsoft Xbox Press Conference aptly titled "Xbox: Game On".

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Microsoft Xbox exec Marc Whitten leaves for Sonos

After 14 years of service in Microsoft, Xbox Chief Product Officer Marc Whitten will be departing and heading over to Sonos to take the same position for an unspecified reason.

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Swiss firm Logitech debuts Harmony Smart Keyboard for living room appliances

Lausanne, Switzerland-based tech accessory maker Logitech debuted a wireless keyboard called Harmony Smart Keyboard that can be connected to different living room devices including the Apple TV, Xbox One, and PS3.

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Microsoft mulls over launching free version of Windows 8.1

Redmond, US-based tech giant Microsoft is mulling over launching a free version of the Windows 8.1 OS (operating system) or selling it for a very low price, according to a report by The Verge.

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XBox boards Tell Aviv Startup Jinni for content catalog recommendations

Jinni has been boarded by XBox as its newest partner to power its video content catalog.

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Ballmer replacement may spin off Xbox: report

According to a Bloomberg report, shareholder pressure would most likely influence the incoming CEO of Microsoft to take drastic measures to increase shareholder value and possibly spin off the XBox video game division.

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