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Microsoft Backpedal On All Things DRM

Microsoft Backpedal On All Things DRM

To cut a long story short, after the monumental bashing that the X-Bone has received over the past month, Microsoft has just announced a complete reversal of pretty much every decision they’ve ever made regarding their new flagship console. Under immense¬†pressure from press outlets, forums, their fans and opponents, they’ve revised their previously-announced DRM, preowned game usage and online check-in policies for Xbox One.

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E3 from the UK – Microsoft’s Conference

E3 from the UK – Microsoft’s Conference

¬£429 in November. That was the message that I took away from Microsoft’s E3 presentation this evening. I can’t quite comprehend how they are going to justify that launch price, along games which are doubtless going to be a bit more expensive than they are in the current generation. What else grabbed my attention? The lack of any further clarification over the used-game market or online requirements further to what was revealed at the end of last week. I think that was sorely needed to be honest. I’ve got some brief thoughts on their event after the break.

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Xbone – Our Thoughts Post-Reveal

Xbone – Our Thoughts Post-Reveal

Microsoft unveiled their new machine a few days ago, known as the Xbox One it will be launching later this year. By now you will have read the news stories about what the console offers elsewhere, so we here on The Reticule want to take a few moments to share our thoughts on what we know so far. Why have we left it until now to publish these thoughts? To give us a few more days to mull over the rumour and conjecture and deliver a more reasoned opinion. Some of our thoughts then, after the break.

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