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Exclusive: Always-Online Backlash Caused Microsoft To Change Its Strategy, Intended To Be ‘Apple’ Of Industry


For the past few months, all we’ve heard concerning Microsoft’s next Xbox has been negative: it blocks used games from working, it won’t work without an internet connection – and so on. Rumor after rumor painted the still unannounced machine as unfriendly to the gamer – but it was Microsoft’s creative director Adam Orth who sparked a firestorm when he ... Read More »

Feature: About Used Games And The Next Xbox


Microsoft’s next Xbox has been the recipient of only bad media as of late because of rumors claiming the console won’t play games if it’s not connected to the internet, and will block used games from working. Games Thirst’s Tim Ceaser explains why Microsoft should forfeit its current path. Read More »

Used Game Block Will “Kill” Next Xbox, Retailers Say

The Next Xbox

If the rumors are true, the next Xbox is shaping up to be an unfriendly console. What, with the system requiring an internet connection to work and blocking the sale of used games, it seems as if Durango is out to kill itself. Speaking of which,  retailers in the U.K. are warning Microsoft not to enforce the blocking of used ... Read More »

Thirsty Conversations: Do You Believe Microsoft Will Actually Do This?

The Next Xbox

You guys know what I’m taking about. I’m referring to all the rumors concerning Xbox 720 or whatever it’ll be called, blocking used games from working. Just last night, Edge-Online, the almost always accurate source, said that its own sources had confirmed that indeed, the new Xbox will be always-connected and will render discs, once installed on the system, useless. ... Read More »

And It’s On: 2013 Looks To Be Gaming’s Biggest Year


“And it’s on.” Those were the words of Xbox front man Major Nelson, when he kicked off the hype train for Microsoft’s next Xbox two days ago. But what the Major failed to realize was that 2013 isn’t only “on” for Microsoft. No, it’ll be a big year for the games industry on a whole, as veteran console makers and ... Read More »