“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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more