Xbox 360

  • Xbox One Backwards compatibility is here

    Microsoft just announced the Xbox One will get Backwards Compatibility. This allows Xbox One users to ‘insert the disc, download the game’ and run the Xbox 360. More than 100 titles will be compatible soon, with hundreds more coming. Users will get to take advantage of the Xbox One...
  • Review: Grand Theft Auto 5 (Xbox 360)

    After writing my initial impressions of GTAV on release day, there’s been plenty more hours spent robbing banks, swearing at people, visiting shrinks and driving off bridges, so it’s time for a full review. Strap yourself in, this could be a long one. What’s widely reported as the most...
  • GTA 5 first impressions are good, but room for next gen

    By now those of us who picked up GTAV at midnight have been playing for 2-2.5 hours now. While a full review is definitely on its way, there’s plenty more that needs to be explored in this game. For now I can offer some initial impressions of the game....
  • Sign up for the Xbox 360 Update now

    Major Nelson has just posted about the next update to the Xbox 360. As Microsoft has done previously, they are letting enthusiastic fans get the update early. It will include updates to improve overall performance and the ability to conduct transactions with local currency, as Microsoft Points will be...
  • Next Xbox to come in November for $299, will run on ‘core’ Windows 8

    Yesterday Microsoft announced that it will be officially revealing its next gen Xbox on May 22 and streaming it  world-wide. But today WindowsITPro reports that Microsoft will be releasing the new console in November and be running on ‘core’ Windows 8. The report says that Microsoft’s next console will...
  • Xbox SmartGlass available for Windows Phone users.

    As we celebrate the official release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 today, we must not forget that it has been a monster week for Redmond in more ways than one.  Adding to the fact that the curtain has finally been lifted on Surface, Xbox fans (and Windows Phone users) will...
  • Zune TV Launches in Australia, get episodes or season pass

    Despite recently killing off the Zune brand, Microsoft Australia has launched Zune TV in Australia. On offer is popular TV shows for viewing via you’re Xbox 360. Continuing the march towards making the Xbox the entertainment / set top box replacement for you living room, MS is giving you...
  • Review: Foxtel on Xbox 360 app

    Foxtel recently completed their acquisition of Austar which means Foxtel on Xbox 360 is now available regional areas, legitimately. Sure you could have lied about your postcode, but the reality is not everyone is prepared to do that. It’s a decent app that has many strengths (access to more...
  • Foxtel on Xbox 360 now available to regional (Austar) areas

    In the past the IP-based delivery of Foxtel channels on your Xbox 360 had been artificially limited to specific geographical areas. Those areas being the metro locations where Foxtel via satellite was available and those of us living in regional Australia were excluded. As we know IPTV content is...