Durango archive

  • Xbox 720 will feature Kinect sensor by default, according to another leak
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    Xbox 720 will feature Kinect sensor by default, according to another leak

    By 20 February 2013

    Microsoft's next-generation Xbox console code named Durango will ship with a new Kinect sensor by default, according to VGLeaks. The new sensor is said to improve in many areas, including better tracking results in larger rooms.  VGLeaks goes on to report...

  • Xbox 720: Durango whistle-blower raided by police
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    Xbox 720: Durango whistle-blower raided by police

    By 19 February 2013

    Superdae, the man behind many Xbox 720 and Kinect 2 leaks over the past few months and the one selling an alleged Durango devkit on eBay, now claims he has been raided by police. Few other details are known at present, but the mysterious "Dan" (@superDaE...

  • Xbox 720 coming Christmas 2013
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    Xbox 720 coming Christmas 2013

    By 30 November 2012

    Microsoft's next games console - most popularly known as the Xbox 720 - will be out for the holiday season 2013, say sources "familiar with the company's plans". It has long been rumoured that the new machine, which has also gone by the codename Durango...

  • Xbox 720 'Durango' development kit for sale on eBay
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    Xbox 720 'Durango' development kit for sale on eBay

    By 14 August 2012

    An auction of what is purported to be a Durango development kit has started on eBay... again. And it's currently standing $15,100 after 24 bids with more than six days to go. "Durango" is Microsoft's code name for what is otherwise known as the Xbox 720,...

  • Kinect 2 screen shot leaked by Xbox 720 devkit owner
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    Kinect 2 screen shot leaked by Xbox 720 devkit owner

    By 10 August 2012

    A screen shot purported to be of the new, much higher-resolution body mapping abilities which Kinect 2 may be bringing to the table has been leaked on Twitter. Posted by user @superDaE, someone who is known to have a Durango (aka Xbox 720) development...

  • Leaked Xbox 720 document is the real deal
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    Leaked Xbox 720 document is the real deal

    By 21 June 2012

    Microsoft is claiming ownership of the Xbox 720 presentation document leaked earlier this week. More websites are being served with takedown requests by the company's lawyers, with the reason cited as copyright infringement. One notice, sent to Czech...

  • Xbox 720 document reveals 3D support, Kinect 2 and augmented reality glasses
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    Xbox 720 document reveals 3D support, Kinect 2 and augmented reality glasses

    By 18 June 2012

    A document revealing plans for the next-generation Xbox 720 has appeared on the internet only for a legal firm that represents Microsoft to request it be taken down immediately. The 52-page document specifies that the Xbox 720 will support Blu-Ray and...

  • Agni's philosophy Square Enix demo shows what's in store for next-gen consoles (video)
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    Agni's philosophy Square Enix demo shows what's in store for next-gen consoles (video)

    By 6 June 2012

    Square Enix, the publisher behind the Final Fantasy series and the new Tomb Raider, due out in 2013, has revealed a real-time technical demonstration of what will be possible for the next generation of consoles from Sony and Microsoft. Dubbed Agni's Philosophy,...

  • Bungie Destiny contract reveals Xbox 720 will arrive in 2013 - E3 announcement?
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    Bungie Destiny contract reveals Xbox 720 will arrive in 2013 - E3 announcement?

    By 22 May 2012

    Halo developer Bungie's next game, a MMO first-person shooter called Destiny, will be released in Autumn 2013 for Xbox 360 and, dum dum dum, the Xbox 720. The contract between the studio and publisher Activision has been made public as part of Activision...

  • Xbox 720 Durango manufacturing starts - possibly
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    Xbox 720 Durango manufacturing starts - possibly

    By 4 May 2012

    The Xbox 720, codenamed Durango, is reported to have entered the manufacturing stages, although it remains unlikely that the console will be released this year. Sources familiar with the matter have told gaming site IGN that assembly of the successor...

  • Xbox 720 Durango will have Blu-ray, need always on internet connection
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    Xbox 720 Durango will have Blu-ray, need always on internet connection

    By 2 April 2012

    The Xbox 720, codenamed Durango, will purportedly be the first Microsoft console to come with Blu-ray drive. It will also require an always-on internet connection for anti-piracy measures and sport two graphics processing units. Gaming site VG24/7 reports...

  • Xbox 720 "Durango" to lose disc drive claims source
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    Xbox 720 "Durango" to lose disc drive claims source

    By 9 March 2012

    The next Xbox, currently dubbed the Xbox 720, won't have an optical disk drive, according to sources. It could spell the end of being able to play a game and then flog it to your local games shop. The news, broken by game industry trade publication MCV,...

  • Durango: Xbox 720 gets a codename?
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    Durango: Xbox 720 gets a codename?

    By 29 February 2012

    Durango, that's the new codename for the next generation of Xbox according to several sources slowly ring to the top of the pile on the internet at the moment. The name has been cropping up all over the place for those looking closely. First there was...