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Microsoft has announced today that starting today you’ll be able to purchase a new Xbox 360 console bundle at the price of $299.99 USD. The bundle will include 2 games; Darksiders 2 and Batman: Arkham City (via download token) as well as a download code for one month of Xbox Live GOLD. There is an included space of 250GB HDD on the console bundle. It’s interesting that with the PlayStation   Read More ...

Categories: Microsoft, News, US, Xbox 360

A lot of gamers lately have been getting in their heads that the “Xbox 720″ will be coming this year and have been speculating dates between June 11th, 2013 (first day of E3) to as far as Fall 2015. This guide here is to give you a complete look at all the news clippings from various outlets reporting the latest rumors on the new Microsoft console. We are two weeks   Read More ...

As a treat for you Halo fans out there, Microsoft has released the official launch for the upcoming Halo Anniversary release on Xbox Live Arcade. Halo Anniversary releases on November 15th, 2011 for Xbox 360 on Xbox Live Arcade.

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With the new Dashboard launching on November 25th, officially, Microsoft has decided to start accepting preview applications for a preview that is scheduled to take place in two weeks. You’ll be notified via the email attached to your Xbox Live Account. Gamers must have a Gold subscription to take advantage of the full features of the preview experience. Once the preview event kicks off you’ll be prompted to update your   Read More ...

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Kalypso Media has sent word to us that their title “Dark Star One” has made it Xbox Live’s Games on Demand service today and is now available for purchase. You’ll be able to get the game for $19.99 USD. Ready to don your space-suit and blast into the adventure of a lifetime? DarkStar One – Broken Alliance is your chance to do just that, as it combines fast and furious   Read More ...

Here’s a little treat. Much like how Nolan North unboxed the Collectors Edition for the upcoming Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Ice T has decided to give us his own special unboxing. Gears of War 3 will launch worldwide exclusively on Xbox 360, September 20.

Categories: Microsoft, News, US, Video, Xbox 360

If you’re in the UK and you pre-order Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, you’ll receive an exclusive mini-book being published by Microsoft and Titan Publishing. The art book is based on the art from the book “Halo: The Art of Building Worlds”, while supplies last. You must pre-order through GAME and gamestation, and those that have pre-ordered already will receive a copy upon launch of the game. The book contains art   Read More ...

Categories: Europe, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360

Microsoft revealed a new Xbox Live Arcade title coming from ThinkFlowGames. The game seems to draw influence from titles like Geometry Wars and Pacman.   It appears Blocky is a 2D arcade style game with a reward system and long term goals to keep inviting players to come back and play. It appears the game has two modes, Retro and Waves mode. Retro mode is a survival style mode where   Read More ...

The announcement of Halo 4 back at E3 earlier this year brought excitement to fans all over the world. Halo has 10 years of history behind and has grown into one of those franchises that is bound to last a lifetime much in the way Star Wars has. With 343 Industries at the helm of this direct sequel to Halo 3 they want to present Master Chief as both a   Read More ...

With recent price drop announcements for Sony’s PlayStation 3 many turned a keen eye to Microsoft to see if they would follow suit in the wake of Gamescom. Interestingly enough, Microsoft has stayed silent and is not budging on cutting the price of the Xbox 360. Microsoft’s VP of interactive entertainment, Chris Lewis made a statement regarding this:   Lewis: “As you can imagine, we plan for these scenarios all   Read More ...

Categories: Microsoft, News, Xbox 360

Looks like in an interview with Gamespot, Microsoft head guy, Phil Spencer stated that the upcoming Halo remake, Halo Combat Evolved will have some kind of Kinect support “As a first party we believe that Kinect will be important to all genres of games, be it racing games with Forza, combat games like Ryse — even games like Halo Anniversary has Kinect integration.” It’ll be interesting to see in the   Read More ...

Categories: Developer News, E3, Microsoft, News

Major Nelson revealed today details of the new Xbox 360 designed entirely for Gears fans. The console comes in bright red and black colors custom designed and imprinted with the Gears CoG logo. The price point will be $399.99 and also come with two custom designed controllers that were shown off during Microsoft’s press conference yesterday during Cliffy B’s demo of the game. If you like to get just the   Read More ...

Categories: E3, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360

Microsoft has announced some new features for Xbox Live at this year’s E3 at Los Angeles. Firstly, they’ve confirmed that gamers will be able to save their games to the cloud so folks can download their saves and resume playing their games on other online 360s. Secondly, they’ve announced ‘Beacons’, which is an alert system where you can tell your Xbox Live and Facebook friends about what you’re playing or   Read More ...

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Microsoft and Turn 10 have finally announced a date for Forza Motorsport 4. The simulation racer will be hitting our 360s on October 11th this year. Expect loads of Kinect rubbish, fast cars and now (for the first time ever) 16-player multiplayer. Also expect community car clubs, a rivals mode and a world tour. Here’s the official Forza Motorsport 4 E3 trailer straight from Microsoft’s press conference. Enjoy:

Categories: E3, Microsoft, News, Turn 10

Also announced today at Microsoft’s E3 keynote conference, was the Kinect enabled Fable adventure; Fable The Journey. Lionhead Studios is grabs the reigns for this title using Unreal Engine 3 to power it. “The world of Albion has always been a beautiful place, and Lionhead embellishing it using the bells and whistles of Unreal Engine 3 makes it even more magical,” said Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games. “Furthermore,   Read More ...

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