Tag Archives: 360

Turbine working on console MMO

Developer Turbine has stated that it currently has an Xbox 360 and PS3 MMO in the works, bringing hope to those who still believe that this generation of machines can be the one to usher in a new console-driven MMO era. Speaking at GDC Austin, the studios’ project development VP …

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Date set for BioShock 2

Having joined the mass exodus that has to date defined the upcoming release schedule for Q4 this year, publisher 2K Games has now said that BioShock 2 will be released worldwide on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on February 9th next year. Set a decade after the events of the …

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Xbox 250GB HDD is bundle only

Retail will not be receiving a standalone version of Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 250GB hard drive, the platform holder’s community head Larry Hyrb has confirmed in a trailer currently available on Xbox Live. Those wishing to get their hands on the higher capacity model will need to invest in either …

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Skate 3 ollies into view

EA has for the first time lifted the lid on its upcoming Skate 3, stating that the third outing in its successful skateboarding series will be released on both Xbox 360 and PS3 in may next year. The game, which is being developed by Black box, shifts the focus onto …

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BioShock finally hits 360 games-on-demand

Having formed part of the Xbox 360 games-on-demand North American launch line-up, 2K Games’ critically and commercially successful subterranean first person shooter BioShock has been released on the European arm of the service. Like all the other titles to date, the game is available to download for 19.99. The cheapest …

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Ruffian is right dev for Crackdown 2

Microsoft has defended its decision to hand over the development responsibilities of Crackdown 2 to Scottish startup studio Ruffian. Back in December, Realtime Worlds – developers of the original Crackdown – had explicitly contested rumours that Ruffian was working on the lucrative IP. I very much doubt that Microsoft would …

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PS3 sales up 999%

Having launched at UK retail last Tuesday, Sony’s PS3 console has enjoyed a colossal week-on-week sales jump, with numbers of ChartTrack’s Week 36 showing a 999 per cent sales increase over the week before. ChartTrack has told MCV that it is not releasing specific sales numbers, but did say: The …

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Warner wins Scene It? deal

Once touted as Xbox 360’s answer to Sony’s popular Buzz! quiz game series, publisher Warner Bros has announced a brand new entry in the Scene It? series – as well as debut releases on both PS3 and Wii. In addition, Scene It? IP owner Screenlife has signed a global deal …

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Wii tops reliability survey

A new study from SquareTrade claims that the Nintendo Wii is by far and away the most reliable console in the current generation of machine – and Xbox 360 is unsurprisingly named as the most prone to failure. The report, named Game Console Failure Rates, claims that just 2.7 per …

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