Entries in 'xbox 360' (449)

Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Sales of Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 have shot up by nearly 6,000 per cent in just a day on Amazon. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 1:56PM in News
Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Gamertags associated with long-forgotten Xbox Live accounts will be offered for sale tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 2:14PM in News
How Xbox 360 changed everything

How Xbox 360 changed everything

Back in 2004, Xbox VP Peter Moore spent two days pretending to be PlayStation CEO Ken Kutaragi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

The end of the line has come, perhaps surprisingly early, for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 4:20PM in News

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Dark Souls being added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Dark Souls being added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

One of the last generation’s most celebrated releases appears to be heading to the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility list for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

A small number of users were able to download a backwardly compatible Xbox One version of Rockstar’s much cherished Red Dead Redemption at the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court will now decide whether Microsoft will face a class-action lawsuit over allegations that the Xbox 360 had a disc-scratching fault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 2:34PM in News

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UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

More than 28m physical games were sold in the UK last year, a drop of six per cent over 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 5th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

A major new update for Minecraft's console release has begun rolling out, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:13AM in News
Last-gen Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Last-gen Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Contrary to previous reports, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 are going to be released in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 15th 2015 at 9:48AM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Activision has no plans to release the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:45PM in News

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

It looks as if the PS3 version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will arrive in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

The fourth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is set to launch later this month, Telltale has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:56PM in News
Remastered edition of Shadow Complex comes to PC for free

Remastered edition of Shadow Complex comes to PC for free

Epic Games has offered up a free, remastered version of XBLA release Shadow Complex for Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:59AM in News
Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Microsoft has said, without revealing any sales numbers, that Black Friday week was a record one for Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News

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King's Quest: Rubble Without a Cause hits this month

King's Quest: Rubble Without a Cause hits this month

The second chapter of The Odd Gentlemen's King's Quest revival is set to release later this month across all platforms, publisher Sierra has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 2:41AM in News
Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

DLC for backwardly compatible Xbox 360 games will work on Xbox One, but a tiny hoop must be jumped through.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
104 backwards-compatible games named for Xbox One

104 backwards-compatible games named for Xbox One

Microsoft has named the 104 Xbox 360 games that will be available via Xbox One’s backwards compatibility patch later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Telltale publishing The Jackbox Party Pack retail release on PlayStation, Xbox

Telltale publishing The Jackbox Party Pack retail release on PlayStation, Xbox

Telltale's new publishing arm is bringing The Jackbox Party Pack to retail for PlayStation and Xbox platforms this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 6th 2015 at 8:39AM in News
Xbox One backwards compatibility launch list hits next week ahead of update

Xbox One backwards compatibility launch list hits next week ahead of update

The full list of backwards compatible Xbox 360 titles for Xbox One is set to arrive next Monday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:02PM in News
Mojang pushes back Cobalt release to February

Mojang pushes back Cobalt release to February

Mojang’s long in-development third-party release Cobalt has been delayed to February 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 5:40PM in News
Microsoft expects a 'pretty massive migration' from 360 to Xbox One this Christmas

Microsoft expects a 'pretty massive migration' from 360 to Xbox One this Christmas

Many existing Xbox 360 owners who have been waiting to upgrade to Xbox One will do so this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 2:37PM in News
Backwards compatibility update hitting Xbox One next month

Backwards compatibility update hitting Xbox One next month

Microsoft will publicly roll out its Xbox 360 backwards compatibility update for Xbox One on November 12th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will not receive all of the post-release DLC pencilled in for the PS4 and Xbox One versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 11:03AM in News