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Microsoft Renews Free Xbox 360 with Purchase of Windows PC Deal

Microsoft is repeating its buy a Windows PC and get a free Xbox game console deal it offered last fall for students.

Buy a Windows 7 PC, Get an Xbox

Microsoft is reprising last year's promo, offering a free Xbox 360 game console to U.S. back-to-school buyers of Windows systems.

$99 Xbox Confirmed: What You Really Need To Know About Microsoft's Offer

Microsoft Monday confirmed rumors of an $99 Xbox game console, but don't buy until you understand the fine print.

$99 Subsidized Xbox 360 Would Widen Battle for Living Room

Microsoft's rumored deal is expected to be offered at the company's retail stores as early as next week.

TechHive: Microsoft's Brilliant $99 Xbox Plan Brings the Phone Contract Model to Consoles

The best way to keep interest high in the aging console is to make it cheap and get people invested in the new premium audio and video content being added to Xbox Live.

Mad Catz MLG Pro Circuit Xbox 360 Controller

This high-end Xbox 360 controller feels great and includes plenty of hardcore gamer-friendly features, but you'll pay a premium price for it.

What's Next with Gaming Consoles

Analysis: Word is that Sony will be first to market with the PlayStation 4, and that Microsoft's Xbox 720 has 16 cores to entice gamers.

Next Xbox May Have Blu-ray, Require Constant Internet Connection

Microsoft's next console may use the Blu-ray format and require a constant Internet connection to play games.

XBox Live Adds HBO Go, and Comcast Xfinity Apps

The apps aren't a cable killer because users will still need a cable subscription to access the features.


HBO Go May Debut on Xbox on April Fool's Day

HBO's app would make fast friends with the game console's other cable-killing video apps, such as Crackle, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Verizon FiOS, and ESPN.