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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.


There's a Problem with Xbox 360 1080p Playback? Yep, and a Fix Incoming

Microsoft acknowledges Xbox 360 video playback issues, says it's working on a fix.

BioShock Infinite Will Include Finger-Breaking '1999 Mode'

Developer Irrational Games announces news hardcore difficulty mode, implies it'll involve more than just a hit point boost for bad guys.

Mass Effect 3 Demo Coming February 14

BioWare says it'll release a Mass Effect 3 demo for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 (including Kinect support) next month.

Max Payne 3 Delayed Until May, Take-Two Revenue Tumbles

Take-Two announces two-month Max Payne delay, says it'll force the company to take a net loss on its fiscal year.

Xbox 360 in 2012: What About the Games?

The Xbox 360 is big for Microsoft this year, but it might not be so big for the devoted fans.