Items tagged with Major-Nelson

The Xbox One reached the one-year milestone this weekend, and to celebrate its first anniversary, Microsoft is sending just about ever owner of its console a gift package containing several digital goodies. This applies to customers who purchased an Xbox One between November 22, 2013, and November 11, 2014, within Microsoft's 13 launch markets, are 17 years or older, and have at least 10 of hours of usage on the console.A bit less exciting are the achievements celebration emails being sent out to Xbox One customers who purchased the console prior to October 1, 2014, also with the same criteria... Read more...
Tremendous news, everyone: If you’d rather play your new Xbox One all day long than go to work or school on when the new console debuts on Friday, Microsoft’s Major Nelson wrote a doctor’s excuse for you. (He’s not technically a doctor, but the rank of “major” must lend some credibility, don’t you think?) Here it is in full: As you can see, you’ve been stricken with the Zombie Flu--or if you like, Racecar Virus, Roman Rage, Golfer’s Elbow (you get the picture)--that can only be cured by a massive dose of Xbox One, and employers should beware... Read more...
The Xbox One is coming, and amid the many, many details we know about it already, one thing we haven’t seen is what’s actually inside the box when you buy one at retail. Microsoft’s Major Nelson (Larry Hryb) remedied that by unboxing the retail bundle on camera. The Kinect sensor is first out of the box, followed by a headset, the controller, a 4K-capable HDMI cable, the manual and other paperwork, and power brick and accompanying cord. Underneath all that is the Xbox One itself, wrapped in black. The console looks rather small in Hryb’s hands, but it’s very much the... Read more...