Entries in 'live' (161)

XBLA enjoys most successful ever month

XBLA enjoys most successful ever month

Microsoft has confirmed that August was the most successful month it’s ever had for its Xbox Live Arcade service – and has also announced that a brand new instalment to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2008 at 3:44PM in News
100k vote in mock-Xbox election

100k vote in mock-Xbox election

Microsoft has announced that its recent trial that saw Xbox 360 users participate in a mock election via Xbox Live saw nearly 100,000 gamers participate – with Democratic candidate Barack ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2008 at 3:01PM in News
Force Unleashed breaks XBL download record

Force Unleashed breaks XBL download record

George Lucas’ games development and publishing outfit LucasArts has announced that its demo for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has set a new download record on Xbox Live, ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2008 at 12:41PM in News
Daily Mail praises XBLA's Braid

Daily Mail praises XBLA's Braid

Almost everywhere you look, Jonathan Blow's ambitious Xbox Live Arcade platformer Braid is garnering praise. But one of those fans may surprise you: the notoriously game-hating Daily Mail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2008 at 5:06PM in News

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Microsoft: We won’t scrap Live Gold fees

Microsoft: We won’t scrap Live Gold fees

Microsoft revealed that it would be scrapping charges for Games for Windows Live at Gamefest 08 last week – but has confirmed to MCV that it won’t be doing the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2008 at 11:27AM in News
E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

Xbox’s Major Nelson has outlined the main features coming as part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 dashboard update this autumn, many of which represent a significant upgrade in functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 5:36PM in News
Stubbs and Gauntlet join Xbox Originals

Stubbs and Gauntlet join Xbox Originals

Microsoft’s Xbox Originals service, which allows 360 owners to download original Xbox titles over its Live network, is to receive two new titles next Monday – Stubbs the Zombie and ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2008 at 12:09PM in News
Netflix eyeing up Xbox Live?

Netflix eyeing up Xbox Live?

Leading US movie rental firm Netflix has surveyed a number of its members about their interest in streaming movies from Microsoft’s Xbox Live service, Reuters reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2008 at 10:51AM in News

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Xbox 360 sells 18m worldwide

Xbox 360 sells 18m worldwide

Microsoft’s GDC keynote speaker, John Schappert, has claimed that the 360 has sold more than 18 million units worldwide.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 22nd 2008 at 10:00AM in News
CES 2008: BT Vision coming to Xbox Live

CES 2008: BT Vision coming to Xbox Live

Xbox Live users that subscribe to BT Broadband will soon be granted access to an extensive library of on-demand content including movies, TV, music videos and even BT Vision’s ‘near ...
by Neil Long
on Jan 7th 2008 at 10:23AM in News
New content preparing to flood Xbox Live

New content preparing to flood Xbox Live

Microsoft has gone on the offensive on the back of its upgraded Xbox 360 Elite announcement by confirming a string of new media offerings and a range of exclusive high ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2007 at 11:45AM in News