Those games developers just can't keep a secret and now it's official – a very select group of lucky souls have already played on the Xbox 720.
The console (codenamed Durango) might not land anytime soon – and we might not even get it before Christmas 2012 – but with rumours like these, we're happy to wait.
The Xbox 360 was designed to last through ten years of gaming but even with a succession of innovations like Kinect, the arrival of the iPad, PS Vita and OnLive have left our old 'Box looking a bit long in the tooth.
Maybe Kinect 2, a Blu-ray drive and a console that's six times faster than its predecessor will do the trick. Here's what (we think) we know about Microsoft's next-gen console.
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