Research firm NPD released its game-market sales for January on Thursday. Microsoft led U.S. console sales for the 25th consecutive month, tallying 281,000 units sold.
“Halo 4,” the latest installation of Microsoft’s video game franchise, has proven that Master Chief is still king. Microsoft reported that sales reached $220 million in 24 hours.
Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they’ll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free as long as they put up with an audio ad every 15 minutes.
Microsoft confirmed that there will be no new Xbox in the next year. “For us, 2012 is all about Xbox 360,” said company spokesman Frank Shaw.
The popular video game maker Electronic Arts Inc announced on Monday that RG3 will be featured on the cover of EA Sports NCAA Football 13.
A gun battle on a video game turned into guns drawn in a Lewisville neighborhood Monday.
Kinect for the Xbox 360 is making leap to desktop computers in February, but according to sources, it may be a built in to laptops soon.
They teach you how to shoot and how to kill, but there’s new evidence that violent video games may actually reduce violent behavior.
Kinect will need to exude the iPad-like magic that defies frugality and gets people spending to experience something new.