Nintendo was hemmed in on both sides and in deep trouble.
Microsoft on Sunday unveiled Xbox One X—billing it as the most powerful video console ever made, and escalating a battle with market king PlayStation.
Microsoft on Wednesday launched a subscription service for Xbox, letting players pay a monthly fee for access to a library of videogames for its console.
A British man has been sentenced to two years in prison for creating and selling a program used in online attacks around the world.
The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday that it is sympathetic to Microsoft Corp. in a dispute with disgruntled owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system who sued saying the console has a design defect that scratches game discs.
A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights.
Microsoft said it is bolstering its Xbox arsenal with the purchase of a startup specializing in letting people join in the fun while watching live-streamed game play.
Microsoft is making it easier for gamers who share the same passions or even gender to meet and play with each other online, a step toward curbing online harassment.
Microsoft unveiled a leaner Xbox One model and a lineup of coming games as it strived to make up lost ground on Sony's market-leading rival PlayStation 4.
Microsoft will stop producing the Xbox 360, the decade-old video-game console that cemented the company's place in the living room.