Tag Archives: 360

MICROSOFT: Microsoft secures Modern Warfare 2 DLC

Two downloadable packages for Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 are set to be timed exclusives for the Xbox 360. John Schappert – Microsoft’s Vice President of Interactive Entertainment, Software and Services – made the announcement at the company’s E3 press conference in the packed Galen Centre in Los Angeles. The …

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Xbox 360 motion tech gets dated

Whether or not Microsoft will actually reveal a WiiMote rival at its E3 showcase tonight is still open for debate – but Xbox 360 gesture control IS coming to the market this year thanks to Gametrak. Kotaku spotted that the Gametrak Freedom, which first came to light nearly a year …

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Crysis 2 confirmed for consoles

Publisher EA has confirmed that it has entered into an agreement with developer Crytek to publish its upcoming shooter Crysis 2 on both Xbox 360 and PS3 – as well as the already announced PC release. Examples of Crytek’s game engine, dubbed the CryENGINE3, had previously been shown running on …

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Early start for Microsoft conference

Microsoft’s E3-opening press conference has been bought forward by five tiny minutes tonight – and all the clues suggest that a Tony Hawk related announcement is the reason. A recent tweet form extreme sports dude Tony Hawk himself yesterday read: Just practiced my part for Microsoft’s E3 keynote tomorrow (introducing …

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Eminem and Jay-Z sign up for new game

Rap superstars Jay-Z and Eminem are to feature in Activision’s upcoming DJ Hero. The game, which is due at the end of the year on PS3, PS2, Xbox 360 and Wii, is already set to feature songs from the Beastie Boys, KRS-One, Blondie, N.E.R.D, Gorillaz, DJ Shadow and DJ AM. …

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Microsoft developing 300,000 player online game

Microsoft is trying to make history with a new 360 title, it seems – by developing a system that allows for 300,000 players simultaneously. A job posting released by the firm has called for "an experienced server developer to help develop our server architecture. We are building an extremely high …

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Sonic gets his own next-gen racer

Having struck up a very profitable Olympic-based partnership last year, Sega has turned on old rival Mario to take him on at his own game with the announcement of Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing. The game, which is in development for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii takes place in …

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‘Large female presence’ in Sims 3 dev team

Speaking exclusively to MCV’s sister CasualGaming.biz as part of its Girl Gaming Month, The Sims 3’s associate producer Grant Rodiek has stated that the game’s development team deliberately houses more females than you’d normally find in such a group. We have a large female presence throughout our team – more …

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Genius uncloaks Scratch DJ peripheral

Amidst the backdrop of ongoing legal tussling, developer Genius Inc has lifted the lid on its own turn table peripheral that will be released alongside Scratch: The Ultimate DJ later this year. Designed by established DJ tech firm Numark, the device appears to be somewhat bulkier than that which will …

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