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Sonic Generations Xbox Series X FPS Boost
Sonic Generations, which was first released back in 2011, has now gotten an FPS Boost on the Xbox Series S / X. This platform game in which players control two variants of Sonic the Hedgehog – “Classic” or “Modern” – now has smoother gameplay than ever, while still requiring the character to use classic moves such as the Spin Dash as well as the Spin Attack

Xbox Series X PS5 Hybrid Console
Photo credit: Ismail Mits
Ever wonder why the Microsoft Xbox Series X / S look the way they do? Well, according to principal designer Chris Kujawski the tower-like structure was so the team could retain a compact form factor for all of the next-generation hardware. As for the PlayStation 5, Sony President Jim Ryan stated that the aesthetics are intended to be “transformational in how they look, sound, and feel”. What if you were to combine both into a hybrid game console? Designer Ismail Mits gives us an idea of such a device.

Microsoft Surface Car
Photo credit: Yang Gu-Rum
Most people know Microsoft Surface as a series of touchscreen-based personal computers and interactive whiteboards that run the Windows operating system, but what if some of this technology made its way into a fully autonomous vehicle? Industrial designer Yang Gu-Rum from Korea gives us a glimpse at what a Microsoft Surface Car could look like, and at first glance, it looks to be minimalist all around, or at least on the outside.

Microsoft Xbox Series X Refrigerator
Photo credit: iJustine
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X is set to be released on November 10, 2020, but what better way to get the word out than by sending a few influencers a giant refrigerator shaped like the next-gen console? That’s exactly what happened to Justine Ezarik, better known as iJustine online and Snoop Dogg. They spared no expensive, as the fridge came in a box that resembled what the retail version is going to look like, complete with the 1TB SSD marking.