By Yi-Wyn Yen
The Nintendo Wii won't be the only family-friendly game console on store shelves this holiday season. On Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360 Arcade, its answer to the hot-selling Wii.
The $280 Arcade is relatively cheap (like the Wii), has a wireless controller (like the Wii), and comes with a packaged set of games (like the Wii). The new, low-end Xbox is also being heavily marketed as the "family-friendly" MOREyiwyn - Oct 24, 2007 10:09 AM ET
Microsoft (MSFT) finally got the bragging rights it's been looking for all year. Its Xbox 360 has defeated the Nintendo Wii — at least for the month of September.
For the first time this year, Microsoft sold more consoles in a single month than the red-hot Wii. Hard-core gamers just had to have the new Halo 3, and the Xbox 360 was the only console that could play it. Anticipation of MOREyiwyn - Oct 19, 2007 9:14 AM ET
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