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Next-Gen Xbox Reveal Dated May 21 2013

Major Nelson has confirmed what the world has been anticipating – the next-generation Xbox console will be unveiled on May 21st 2013 as previously rumoured. Here’s the official word from L...[Read More]

Next-Gen Xbox Details: Blu-Ray, Better Controller, All Games Required To Be Installed

Microsoft hasn’t officially detailed the next-gen Xbox as of yet, but via the Durango XDK Documentation that assists developers on their journey to creating a next-gen gaming project – the...[Read More]

Is The Road To Xbox Infinity Really Just Xbox Gold?

It’s been long rumoured that Microsoft could call the next-generation Xbox console a range of names based on what has been spotted about it’s design or functionality. Xbox Infinity was the...[Read More]

Microsoft Acquires File-Sharing Pando For Next-Gen Xbox?

Calcalist an Israeli news site has reported that Microsoft has acquired Fendo’s Pando software for $11,000,000.00 – if you’ve never heard of the software before, Pando makes download...[Read More]

Sniper Elite 3 For Current and Next-Gen in 2014

505 Games has announced to the popular gaming behemoth IGN that a follow up to Sniper Elite V2 is in the works and will be released for both current and next-gen consoles in 2014. It is quoted that “f...[Read More]

Next-Gen Xbox Could Be Out By November 2013

Admit it, as soon as you knew the release date for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (coming to next-gen consoles) was dated for November 1st, you must have wondered if this was to be a next-gen l...[Read More]

THIEF Reboot Coming to Next-Gen Consoles in 2014

Just as GameInformer announced their April cover, NeoGaf and VK has delivered screens of a stunning next-gen title under the name of THIEF 4, due for release in 2014 on the next Xbox. THIEF 4 is a reb...[Read More]

Will Bungie’s Destiny Bring The MMO Genre To The Next Xbox?

It really is an exciting time to be a console gamer. Not only has the Xbox seen a recent run of incredible games, the platform recently proved that gaming experiences that are slightly outside most pe...[Read More]

Next-Gen Xbox Reveal Rumoured for April

This may be a mostly Xbox only website, but that still didn’t stop us watching the Sony Playstation 4 reveal because that event was going to showcase some next-gen games and their jaw dropping v...[Read More]

Next-Gen Xbox Leaker Raided By FBI

An infamous industry insider who has obtained next-gen Xbox dev kits, sold next-gen Xbox dev kits and occasionally leaked interesting information that includes the next Xbox always requiring Kinect 2....[Read More]

Eidos Confirm Next-Gen Xbox Blocks Used Games

The next-generation of Xbox is one of the closest guarded secrets of the Microsoft Corp’ Camp – you’ll find no leaked controller pictures anywhere with this upcoming baby, but Eidos&...[Read More]

EDGE Sources Claim The New Xbox Will Block Used Games

A report from EDGE today claims that the next-generation Xbox will require a internet connection as standard, and will block used games. The “New” Xbox, Xbox 720, Xbox 8, Next-Box or whate...[Read More]

Microsoft Working On Four Unannounced Next-Gen Titles

Jonathon Browne, a Senior Product Manager for Microsoft Studios has revealed on his LinkedIn profile that he has helped with the production of four brand new IP’s from the early concept stage ri...[Read More]

World Exclusive Next-Gen Xbox Leak By VGLeaks?

VGLeaks claims to have leaked the first “real” next-gen Xbox specifications and details of the system overview with the general components and some technical details about them. We’v...[Read More]

Next-Gen Xbox To Use Ray Tracing Technology?

A massive next-gen Xbox leak was revealed by a source who claims to know an insider or is the insider (we’re still confused on that part) but the information seems very feasible. It is claimed t...[Read More]

Skype To Replace Xbox LIVE Voice Chat Rumour Raises Its Head AGAIN

It may feel like an eternity ago, but around May last year, thisisxbox reported on a Microsoft Skype job posting that hinted quite openly about Skype being integrated into Xbox LIVE for both voice and...[Read More]

Kinect 2.0 Dev Kits in Circulation – Game Development Underway

Microsoft has set the wheels in motion with the future of Kinect by circulating dev kits to select studios to release games in time for the sensors release. It’s never been made 100% clear if th...[Read More]

Chinese Ex-Ubisoft Employee Leaks Next-Gen Xbox Details?

There’s nothing like having a bit of a gripe with your ex-employer and leaking information to make you feel better – as we previously experienced when we ourselves were approached around t...[Read More]

Microsoft Reveals IllumiRoom – Likely Next-Gen Kinect Augmented Features

Remember the post a few months ago about next-gen being so immersive it will plaster your walls with images? Well today, the Microsoft Research team has unveiled what looks set to be the future of Kin...[Read More]

Major Nelson Counts Down To E3 2013 – Causes Next-Gen Xbox Stir

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Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson (A.K.A Larry Hryb, in the real world) has caused a bit of an internet stir with his latest blog post counting down the days until E3 2013 on June 11th this year.

Xbox Sport, Xbox Fitness and Xbox Now Trademarked By Microsoft

Microsoft have recently expanded their portfolio of Trademarks by registering the terms: Xbox Sport, Xbox Fitness and Xbox Now in Europe under a classification that is specifically for “telecomm...[Read More]

ThisisXbox: Our Top 10 Most Read Posts of 2012

The 2012 is almost behind us now, and what better time to display our most read news posts of the year before we head into 2013. It’s been a great year for leaks, rumours and as you might have a...[Read More]

Next-Gen Gaming – Don’t Forget The Broadband!

We may be ready for the next-generation of Xbox (which is long overdue in my opinion), but with new technology and a shifting focus on home consoles being far more than just gaming machines – ne...[Read More]