Archive for the ‘Xbox’ Category

New arrival: Microsoft Xbox One X gaming console at E3

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

The Xbox One X is the most powerful and smallest Xbox console that Microsoft has ever built. It puts the greatest graphic fidelity in the hands of game creators to create true 4K games. Available in Singapore in 2017 (S$699).

Microsoft promises that every game will play great across the Xbox One family, with Xbox One X enhancing your existing library with better textures, smoother framerates and faster load times, even on a 1080p TV.

The Xbox One games and accessories you already own are compatible with Xbox One X, so if you’re an Xbox gamer, chances are you already have a library of games that will look and play better on Xbox One X.

Formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”, Xbox One X will join the Xbox One family of devices and coexist alongside Xbox One and Xbox One S.

Microsoft boasts that the Xbox One X has 40 percent more power than any other console, and users can experience immersive true 4K gaming when paired with a 4K display.

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Microsoft unveils Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Ltd Edn 2TB Bundle

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle is priced at S$699 and will be available in Singapore from 25 November, 2016.

The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle is the result of a collaboration between The Coalition - the studio developing Gears of War 4 – and the Xbox design team.

The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle is the result of a collaboration between The Coalition – the studio developing Gears of War 4 – and the Xbox design team.

The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle was designed to resemble a unique piece of hardware lifted right out of the game.

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The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle was unveiled at a media event for the press at Microsoft’s offices in Singapore.

You will see the battle marks of surviving a desperate fight with Gears of War 4’s ferocious new enemies – the Swarm.

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Christmas shopping guide: Seagate storage solutions

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

For those looking for a pragmatic X’mas gift for the geek in your better half, check out some of these Seagate storage products.

Anti-clockwise from top: Seagate Personal Cloud, Seagate Game Drive for Xbox, Seagate Seven, Seagate Backup Plus 4TB.

Anti-clockwise from top: Seagate Personal Cloud, Seagate Game Drive for Xbox, Seagate Seven, Seagate Backup Plus 4TB.

Whether you want to show your holiday photos at a family dinner, cuddle up to your favorite Christmas movies, or have an Xbox session with friends, Seagate has you covered.

I’ve used a number of Seagate desktop hard disk drives over the years and they have served me well.

With the rapidly expanding storage demands that the average consumer faces, a storage device usually provides much needed reprieve for many facing a storage crunch for their photos, music and video collection.

Below are some of the more interesting gift ideas.

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Challenger seeks growth with focus on Android and Gaming

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Singapore tech retail chain Challenger introduces two new retail concepts – “Game On!” and “Go Android!” – to revitalise its flagship megastore in Funan.

From Acer, Asus, Fitbit, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, Samsung to ZTE, ‘Go Android!’ showcases a comprehensive selection of Android devices in an Android-branded space spanning a 1,100 square feet.

From Acer, Asus, Fitbit, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, Samsung to ZTE, “Go Android!” showcases a comprehensive selection of Android devices in an Android-branded space spanning a 1,100 square feet.

In response to the emerging demand for products in the Android and Gaming categories, Challenger has revamped more than 4,000 square feet of its cookie-cutter retail space in Funan.

Record sales of Android devices inspired the first ‘Go Android’ in town

Having noted record sales of Android devices in recent years, Challenger is bringing all the big names together to provide a one-stop solution to users of Android devices.

“To encourage retail growth, we need to raise the bar in the retail industry and Challenger believes in the importance of updating retail experience to suit the needs and demands of shoppers. More importantly, the two retail concepts are formulated because of our desire to provide shoppers with a seamless one-stop destination where they can explore and learn about the products before a purchase,” said Loo Pei Fen, Head of Marketing for Challenger Technologies.

Shoppers can see, touch, feel and experience the possibilities of all the latest and coolest Android devices.

With Android wearables, smartphones, tablets to TV, featured alongside complementary accessories such as headphones and smartphone cases, shoppers can experience the complete suite of Android products in an interactive environment.

To give greater assurance to increasing Android users, Challenger is also launching the Accidental Protection Damage plan.

More than half-a-million existing ValueClub members are automatically entitled to a 1-time repair claim for their Android and Windows smartphones purchased at Challenger (* Terms and conditions apply).

Spanning over more than 3,000 square feet, “Game On!” is the place for both casual and enthusiastic gamers looking to experience a little more reality when shopping for gaming solutions.

Spanning over more than 3,000 square feet, “Game On!” is the place for both casual and enthusiastic gamers looking to experience a little more reality when shopping for gaming solutions.

Leading the way with the game-changing ‘Game On!’

Challenger has its eyes on the niche but growing segment of Gaming with its immersive shopping concept for gamers – ‘Game On!’

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New arrivals: Microsoft Xbox One debuts in Singapore at Funan DigitaLife Mall

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Singapore officially welcomed the Xbox One today at 1300hrs.

Update (9pm, 23 September):

Xbox One fans got to pit themselves against each other on board the Singapore Flyer, against the Skyline.

Singapore F1 GP may be over but #Xbox One fans are still racing the McLaren on #Forza5 in the Singapore Flyer. #XboxOneSG. Photo taken using Samsung Galaxy S5 and posted on Instagram.

Singapore F1 GP may be over but #Xbox One fans are still racing the McLaren on #Forza5 in the Singapore Flyer. #XboxOneSG. Photo taken using Samsung Galaxy S5 and posted on Instagram.

Microsoft Xbox One Launch at Funan DigitaLife Mall.

Microsoft Xbox One Launch at Funan DigitaLife Mall. Photo: Microsoft Singapore.

The event kicked off with pre-order collection amongst the mass of over 500 fans as they turned Funan DigitaLife Mall into a sea of green.

“The feedback from our fans in Singapore has been overwhelming. We are on track to making this the biggest ever Xbox launch in history in Singapore. Today marks a historic day for us and our fans,” said Hanson Yap, Marketing Manager, Interactive Entertainment Business, and Microsoft, Singapore.

The console launch continues into the evening as invited fans battle it out in the sky onboard the Singapore Flyer.

The iconic landmark will light up Singapore’s skyline with the Xbox’s signature green – telling Singaporeans that the new entertainment console has landed.

This holiday, gamers will be able to create Car Clubs of up to 1,000 members and race through a wide-open world featuring the stunning landscapes of Southern Europe in “Forza Horizon 2”.

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Microsoft showcases Xbox One games in Singapore launch event

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Xbox held a showcase event at the School of the Arts with an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the line-up of blockbuster games coming to Singapore.

Rennie Addabo, Xbox Director, Microsoft Greater Asia Region and Hanson Yap, Marketing Manager, Xbox Singapore at the Xbox One showcase event. Photo from Xbox Singapore.

Rennie Addabo, Xbox Director, Microsoft Greater Asia Region and Hanson Yap, Marketing Manager, Xbox Singapore at the Xbox One showcase event. Photo from Xbox Singapore.

The event featured international developers and publishers representing the breadth and depth of the Xbox One portfolio.

Titanfall is one of the games available on the Singapore debut of the Xbox One on 23 September 2014.

Titanfall is one of the games available on the Singapore debut of the Xbox One on 23 September 2014.

Come this holiday, gamers will be able to create on Xbox One Car Clubs of up to 1,000 members and race through a wide-open world featuring the stunning landscapes of Southern Europe in “Forza Horizon 2”.

Xbox One gamers will also be able to relive the complete story of a legendary hero in “Halo: The Master Chief Collection”; explore, scavenge and fight to survive in a world overrun by zombies in “Dead Rising 3”; join Ori, the last spirit guardian, as he discovers the mysteries of a dying forest in a beautiful coming-of-age story in “Ori and the Blind Forest”; and dive into the mayhem of Sunset City in “Sunset Overdrive”.

Also available on Xbox One this holiday season are highly anticipated blockbusters like “Assassin’s Creed: Unity”, “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare”, and “EA SPORTS FIFA 15”.

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New arrivals: Pre-order Xbox One in Singapore from S$639

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

You can now pre-order Xbox One together with EA SPORTS FIFA 15.

The Xbox One will debut in Singapore on 23 September 2014.

The Xbox One will debut in Singapore on 23 September 2014.

During E3, it was announced that the Xbox One will be coming to Singapore on 23 September 2014.

The latest is that consumers will now have the option to pre-order one of two official Xbox One bundles, offering value with EA SPORTS™ FIFA 15 included for a limited time at no extra cost.

EA SPORTS™ FIFA 15 on Xbox One promises to bring football to life in stunning detail so fans can experience the emotion of the sport like never before.

Xbox One Launch Console Bundle (S$639)

Every Xbox One system will include the Xbox One console, which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi, one Xbox One Wireless Controller, a chat headset, a HDMI cable, a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members and a digital copy of EA SPORTS™ FIFA 15 – for S$639 while stocks last.

Xbox One Launch Kinect Bundle (S$739)

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