Archive for the ‘Xbox Live’ Category

Ubisoft has given us a brand new trailer for Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, the latest chapter in the Call of Juarez story. As downloadable content the DLC will be launching on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and PC. The full reveal trailer will be debuting online on March 14th, 2013. From the dust of a gold mine to the dirt of a saloon, Call of Juarez® Gunslinger is a real homage   Read More ...

Activision is kicking off the license it gained for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) to announce it’s new game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. The license had previously been held with Ubisoft. The downloadable game will be heading to Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and PC. It is loosely based on the new CGI-animated cartoon currently airing on Saturday mornings on Nickelodeon. We see a tiny bit of   Read More ...

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 ...

Ever open your toy box and imagine yourself in the thick of the action with your Toy Soldiers? The first Toy Soldiers introduced us to such an imagination in the World War 1 time period and gave us a look at real time strategy with destructible action. Signal Studios has returned to our toy box with Toy Soldiers: Cold War.  The sequel brings back the light-hearted fun and enjoyable strategy   Read More ...

If you’re looking forward to upcoming release of Dead Island, Deep Silver announced today that you’ll be able to extend your Dead Island experience into your Xbox LIVE Avatar. You’ll be able to choose between different outfits and items to tag on your Avatar. Read below to to check out what outfits and items you’ll be able to use on your Avatar.   [Xbox.com]  

Today is Xbox Live Wednesday folks and that means a slew of new Arcade games and map packs join our update. Leading the way is the launch of the Annihilation Map Pack for Call of Duty Black Ops. The map pack will cost 1,200 Microsoft Points to the equivalent of $15 bucks. the content brings in 4 new matchmaking maps and 1 new zombie map. The maps included are Hangar   Read More ...

EA has revealed the contents of a new downloadable content pack coming for Crysis 2 players. The pack contains 5 new maps and two new weapons. The maps are; 5th Avenue, Chasm, Plaza, Prism, and Apartments plus for weapons the smoke grenade, and FY71 assault rifle. This pack will hit Xbox Live, PSN, and PC on June 28th in North America and Europe the next day.

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 ...

Categories: E3, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360, Xbox Live

Microsoft has just announced a scheme that will let Gears of War 3 beta players invite friends to share the shotgun-fest. Everyone who has played at least one game in the beta will receive a “buddy token”, that will allow an Xbox Live friend access to the beta. US users will also have other opportunities to invite their chums. The following actions will get you another token:

Ubisoft has today announced that they are releasing some new DLC for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood on the 360 and PS3. It’s called “The Da Vinci Disappearance” and will be available in March 2011 for 800 Allards. It includes both single-player and multiplayer content. As you would expect, the single-player mode deals with Leonardo Da Vinci getting kidnapped by the Hermeticists. They’re an underground cult dedicated to transforming mankind apparently. Ezio   Read More ...

Xbox Live Arcade’s House Party kicks off the spring season with it’s first release. Hard Corps: Uprising releases on Xbox Live Arcade today for 1200 MS points. Here’s a description of the game courtesy of Major Nelson. Thrilling retro run-and-gun action is back with a vengeance in Hard Corps: Uprising, a new 2D side-scroller developed by ARC System Works that pays homage to classic Konami action series. Play as the   Read More ...

Looks like you’ll be reaching for your wallet once again, as Bungie just revealed 3 new maps coming for Halo Reach multiplayer goodness. The new maps bring in a fresh new set of environments for Firefight and competitive multiplayer online. However, this time around development of these maps was not from Bungie but from independent studio Certain Affinity. The map pack will also include a whole new set of achievements   Read More ...

Categories: News, Xbox 360, Xbox Live

Capcom has announced some post-launch DLC for Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Shadow Mode will be a series of DLC packs that will let you fight against “custom-built computer opponents, modelled after famous players and specific themed teams”. The first few batches of DLC in this vein will be modelled on Capcom’s illustrious staff members. Shadow Mode will be released sometime in March, after the game is launched on 18th February   Read More ...

Bethesda has confirmed that the first DLC pack for Fallout: New Vegas will be released on the PS3 and PC on Tuesday, 22nd February. Dead Money was previously exclusive to the Xbox 360. However, the more important news is that there will be three brand new DLC packs in the coming months. They will all launch simultaneously on the 360, PS3 and PC. Our Bethesda PR contact didn’t have much   Read More ...

DICE has come out and confirmed some lovely details for Battlefield 3. The PC, PS3 and 360 FPS will have improved visuals and apparently an “exponential leap” in destructibility. It uses the Frostbite 2 engine to create all the new destructible effects apparently. The more important news is that jets have returned and you will be able to go prone. PC players will be even more excited, as their version   Read More ...

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