Microsoft Reveals First Details of Next-Generation Xbox: "Today at the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), Microsoft Corp. announced the first details of its next-generation Xbox video game system platform, highlighting how hardware, software and services are being fused to power enhanced game and entertainment experiences.
Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Chief XNA (TM) Architect J Allard further outlined the company's vision for the future of entertainment, citing the emergence of an 'HD Era' in video games that is fueled by consumer demand for experiences that are always connected, always personalized and always in high-definition.
'In the HD Era the platform is bigger than the processor,' Allard said. 'New technology and emerging consumer forces will come together to enable the rock stars of game development to shake up the old establishment and redefine entertainment as we know it.'"
Press release includes some high-level feature previews.