Entries in 'turned' (5)

The end for (original) Xbox Live

The end for (original) Xbox Live

Take heed, original Xbox owners – today is the last day that you’ll be able to take your console online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2010 at 12:28PM in News
Kotick thought MMOs were ‘silly’

Kotick thought MMOs were ‘silly’

“Mind-boggling” – that’s the word Activision boss Bobby Kotick used to describe how he felt about the $7m acquisition of Blizzards by Davidson & Associates in 1994.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2010 at 8:00AM in News
How Activision missed out on The Sims

How Activision missed out on The Sims

In a meeting at Maxis’ offices where the exec was considering a possible acquisition of the studio, Activision boss Bobby Kotick was offered the chance to preview the latest secretive ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 2:09PM in News
Original Xbox losing Live

Original Xbox losing Live

In scenes grimly reminiscent of a doctor turning of a long-forgotten patient’s life support, Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox Live services for the now nine-year-old original Xbox console will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 9:44AM in News

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Need for Speed has "turned the corner"

Need for Speed has "turned the corner"

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Europe’s senior VP Jens Uwe Intat has stated that after a troubled few years the Need for Speed IP is back on track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 11:45AM in News