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If Fisher-Price made a portable 360 ...

... we imagine it would look a little something like this. Behold the Xbox 1080, created by one Carl Archambeault. First of all, let's stress that this product is not real. It's a conceptual mock-up, designed to "combine the gaming power of the Xbox 360 and the music and video power of the...

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Microsoft's Shane Kim fine with no Xboy

In an interview with Eurogamer, Microsoft Game Studios VP Shane Kim says he's "happy" the company never got into the handheld market, explaining the division has plenty on its plate with the Xbox 360 and Xbox Live. He goes pretty deep into the issue, almost shutting down the idea of the Xboy...

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Ziff-Davis survey hints at MS handheld

Ziff-Davis media, the company behind the 1UP Network website and it's related print publications, recently distributed a survey to subscribers of their various brands (1UP, EGM and Games for Windows Magazine). Question 8 of the survey asked whether or not the subscriber was interested in an Xbox...

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Xboy: Ziff-Davis survey hints at Microsoft handheld

[click for high-resolution] A recent Ziff-Davis survey – distributed amongst subscribers to their 1UP, EGM, and Games for Windows Magazine brands – asked "If Microsoft came out with a portable gaming device (similar to PSP, Nintendo DS/Lite, etc.), how likely are you to purchase the...

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DICE 08: Shane Kim Q&A from AAA to Xboy

In a lengthy and comprehensive Q&A conducted by New York Time's games journo Seth Schiesel with Microsoft Game Studios' veep Shane Kim at the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas, the two go a couple rounds hitting on everything from big AAA titles like Halo, to ActiBlizzion, to the departure of the Bs...

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Zune gets games ... in 2008

Yesterday at CES, Zune Boards received some insider information about Microsoft's mobile gaming plans from Xbox rockstar Peter Moore. Moore told the press that the Zune would be able to play video games on its extra wide screen in the future, but no sooner than July 2008. If the current Zune model...

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Xboy's revenge: Zune to play games by July 2008

In the continuing effort to sling a rock straight into the iPod's forehead, Microsoft has revealed plans to bring games to their Zune series of portable music players. How Zune? According to a Bloomberg.com report, you can expect pleasant beeps and boops to emanate from the player by July 2008. You...

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Zune integrating gaming? Xboy rumors resurface

Remember all those rumblings before the Zune came out? You know, the rumors that Microsoft was creating an Xboy, a portable version of the Xbox. Well, there is no Xboy, but we did get a musical MP3 player (that is crazy cool in brown form)! But yesterday, in an exclusive interview with TVG,...

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Xbox Handheld idea? Send it to this guy

Inspired by the Team Xbox article "Xbox Portable Explored," reader Curtis Baker has created a blog devoted solely to the much anticipated Xbox handheld -- which will likely tie in with the new Zune brand. The site basically serves as a public repository for user created designs for the mystery...

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Rumor: MSFT's Zune to feature Live Anywhere

Microsoft's Xbox-team-created, would be iPod killer, the awkwardly named Zune, will supposedly share the Live Anywhere architecture with cell phones and Vista boxen, extending the Xbox experience to your music playing handheld (not Xboy). Digital Music News reports: "Part of the plan to attract...

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