Tag: Major Nelson

Microsoft promising to “refine” Xbox One according to user feedback

Microsoft is pledging to take user feedback into consideration to refine the Xbox One over time. Director of programming and one of Microsoft’s most recognized voices, Larry Hyrb, told Canada.com that Microsoft “want to continue to adapt the system to what gamers want.” “The team that works on Xbox are gamers themselves. We want to build the system that we…

Gaming News Wrap [23 Oct 2013]

Good morning all. A slightly more video-heavy Gaming News Wrap for you today, but that’s good too right? More than 20 prototype models of the DualShock 4 were considered (and rejected), including ones that resembled the Xbox 360 controller and the Wii U Pro controller. Sony settled on the more familiar symmetrical two analogue sticks because it’s “kind of in our DNA.”…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Oct 2013]

Good morning gamers. The gaming news wrap is the human equivalent of zombie food. Tasty. In bite sized chunks. Michael Pachter has suggested that PS4 pre-orders are around 1.5 million. He also thinks Sony will encounter “some supply shortages”. He said a little more about things, and you can read all about it here. In France meanwhile, it appears the PS4…

Gaming News Wrap [4 Sep 2013]

Good morning gamers. Let’s get to the news you can use to impress your work colleagues or school friends. Or yourself. Your Xbox 360 reputation will not carry over to the Xbox One and that the “majority of members will start fresh at the ‘good’ player level.” Some recent troublemakers will however start with a “needs work” reputation level. [More on IGN]…

First Xbox Live Public Beta Generates Massive Interest

Yesterday Microsoft was taking applications for testers to participate in Xbox Live’s  first public beta. The call for testers lasted merely hours, as Major Nelson closed application process within a few hours, confirming that the interest was “incredible”. Testers will get to try out some of the new features that will be added to the next update for Xbox Live later…