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MS confirms free console replacements

MS confirms free console replacements

Users who find that their Xbox 360 consoles are not compatible with the upcoming new disc format for the platform will receive a free replacement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2011 at 12:20PM in News
New 360 discs incompatible with some consoles

New 360 discs incompatible with some consoles

Microsoft's new Xbox 360 disc format is incompatible with what the company describes as "a very small number" of machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
New 360 discs get 1GB boost

New 360 discs get 1GB boost

Tech blog Digital Foundry claims to have word that the "updated disc format" being trailed on Xbox 360 adds around 1GB of extra capacity to DVD discs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 11:33AM in News
Xbox 360 getting "updated" disc format

Xbox 360 getting "updated" disc format

Microsoft has begun asking US Xbox 360 owners to register for the latest System Update Preview which this year promises something of a surprise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 9:10AM in News

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Games account for just 3.3% of piracy

Games account for just 3.3% of piracy

A report from torrent blog TorrentFreak suggests that video game piracy accounts for just 3.3 per cent of all illegally available online content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2010 at 8:19AM in News
Multiformat central to Bungie deal

Multiformat central to Bungie deal

Right at the heart of Activision’s shock announcement just moments ago that it has signed a ten-year deal with Bungie is that whatever the mystery new IP at the centre ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2010 at 3:21PM in News
PS3 claims 54% of FFXIII sales

PS3 claims 54% of FFXIII sales

The fact that FFXIII has this week claimed the top spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 is of absolutely no shock – but onlookers will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2010 at 9:42AM in News
2009 UK single format charts in full

2009 UK single format charts in full

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 being crowned as the best selling game of 2009 in the UK, here’s a closer look at which titles won out on each ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 12:54PM in News

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Xbox owners ‘defecting’ to PS3

Xbox owners ‘defecting’ to PS3

A new report from analyst firm OTX has claimed that a number of keen gamers who bought the likes of Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on Xbox ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2009 at 11:06AM in News
PES 2010 shines on PS3

PES 2010 shines on PS3

Though the Xbox 360 traditionally enjoys the greater share of multiplatform title sales, the PS3 has emerged as the clear platform of choice for Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2009 at 10:28AM in News
Xbox plans to rule Call of Duty sales

Xbox plans to rule Call of Duty sales

Microsoft says it can lead the way in Modern Warfare 2 sales and is backing the release with extra marketing support.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2009 at 12:22PM in News
Square Enix: ‘FFXIII on 360 is not a betrayal’

Square Enix: ‘FFXIII on 360 is not a betrayal’

Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix has yet again defended its decision to go multi-platform with its upcoming RPG Final Fantasy XIII, whilst admitting that it would have liked to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2008 at 10:23AM in News