“Super Cool” Xbox Event in the Works?

What is Microsoft planning? In his latest podcast, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb said he and Jeff Rubenstein have something “super cool” and “awesome” planned for PAX Prime. PAX Prime, which isn’t to be confused with the recently-concluded PAX East, will run from August 30-September 2, so we’ve still got a good wait before we learn […]

First Xbox One system update rolling out

Microsoft has now released the first Xbox One system update and given that the process for updating differs a little to that of the Xbox 360, Major Nelson thought he’d give everyone a heads up on how things will work. Basically there are two ways it could play out depending on whether you’re using the […]

Major Nelson on Xbox One RROD and 4K Support

Larry Hyrb recently sat down with Newegg Arcade and talked about the Xbox One and RRODs as well as 4K resolution support. We’re sure that you all remember the red ring of death (RROD) issues that plagued many Xbox 360s. In fact the console became notorious for it early on, before Microsoft managed to make […]

Major Nelson on Xbox One: Digital pricing, codes, personal media & IE

Major Nelson recently spoke during an Xbox One event in Boston and answered a few questions that Reddit users had submitted to him. Here’s a quick run down of the main points: Personal Media Major Nelson couldn’t confirm if we’ll be able to play personal media files via local network or from a USB hard-drive […]

The very first retail Xbox One console off the production line

Wanna know the biggest news of the day? The retail box for the Xbox One console is green… and no we’re not kidding! Major Nelson just tweeted a picture of the very first Xbox One retail console, fresh off the assembly line, in all it’s green glory and told everyone he’ll be taking it to […]

Major Nelson doesn’t like “Xbone”

There’s been a bit of hoopla over at the NeoGAF forums lately given that Major Nelson finally had his account activated there (I’ve been waiting years). But that’s not the point of this post – thankfully! What is the point and what we want to know from you, is what you think the nickname of […]

Major Nelson looking forward to the truth coming out

Xbox Director of Programming Larry Hyrb – more commonly known by his Gamertag ‘Major Nelson’ – has come out in support of comments recently made by his colleague at Microsoft, Albert Penello. Have a read of the full article here, but basically Penello has said there is no way the PS4 has a 30% performance […]

[Pics] First Xbox One units shipping

We just told you that the Xbox One is arriving November 22 and now to get gamers that little much more excited Larry Hyrb (better known as Major Nelson / director of programming for Xbox Live) has revealed a few shots of final, retail-ready Xbox One consoles being shipped out. Where the consoles are off […]

White Xbox One likely available to public in the future

Hopefully you saw our post regarding the White Special Edition Xbox One that all members of the MS Interactive Entertainment Business unit will receive once the console finally launches in November. That story also got posted to Reddit where Larry Hyrb (aka Major Nelson) has an active, verified account. Responding to a fan question as […]

Xbox One pre-orders ahead of Xbox 360 for same period

Is the Xbox One running away with the ball? Today Aaron Greenberg and Major Nelson have both tweeted that pre-orders for the Xbox One are trending ahead of Xbox 360 pre-orders for the same time period. Just found out #XboxOne preorders are trending ahead of Xbox 360 preorders during the same time period + sold […]