Tag Archives: confirmed

EA confirms new job losses

Publisher EA has confirmed to MCV that rumours of job losses across the organisation are correct. We have announced a small number of job eliminations,” an EA US spokesperson told MCV. As you know, seasonal roll-offs that follow game launches are common and vital to maintaining a healthy business. Because …

Read More »

MS confirms Kinect launch titles

ORIGINAL STORY: Platform holder Microsoft has confirmed that there are 17 titles ready to arrive alongside its motion-sensing camera Kinect on November 4th. Microsoft’s four first party titles leads the line-up, which also includes four fitness games (five in the UK – see below), two dancing titles and a film …

Read More »

Need for Speed: Shift 2 confirmed

EA has confirmed that a sequel to racing sim Need for Speed: Shift is in development. But not only that – that game will be released in the first three months of 2011. Nothing else is yet known about the title, though expect it to hit on Xbox 360, PS3 …

Read More »

iPhone 4 authenticity confirmed

In case there was any lingering doubt about the authenticity of yesterday’s iPhone 4 leak, a letter from computing giant Apple has confirmed that Gizmodo’s scoop is the real deal. In a letter to the website, Apple’s senior VP Bruce Sewell states: It has come to our attention that Gizmodo …

Read More »

Killzone 3 confirmed

Its arrival was always inevitable, but nonetheless Sony has for the first time gone on record to confirm that Killzone 3 is definitely on the way for PS3. However, an arrival in time for Christmas this year perhaps looks a little less likely now than it once did. Speaking to …

Read More »

Mass Effect 3 confirmed for 360

Ahead of the release of EA’s Mass Effect 2 next week, the game’s developer BioWare has confirmed that the third entry in the series will be released on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and not any possible successor. Asked if this was the case by GameZone, project director Casey Hudon stated: That …

Read More »

Nintendo announces Wii price cut

The anticipated Wii price cut has at last been made official, with drops for machine in both North America and Japan due to come into effect. As has been speculated, the price of the Wii in the US will drop from its current $249 to $199 from September 27th. In …

Read More »

Big names sign up for U-Sing

Mindscape is banking on major pop star power for its new Wii singing game U-Sing. While Rock Band might not have been able to ride Beatlemania to the top of the charts, Universal Music-backed U-Sing features the likes of The Saturdays, Just Jack, Mika and Duffy in its bid to …

Read More »

Microsoft acknowledges 3DV acquisition

Having reportedly been finalised as long ago as March, Microsoft has for the first time publicly acknowledged its acquisition of Israeli motion sensing technology firm 3DV. Speaking of Microsoft’s extensive R&D facilities in Israel, corporate VP Moshe Lichtman told Globes: Fourteen development projects are taking place at the centre today, …

Read More »

Confusion over Natal 360 SKU

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer yesterday seemingly confirmed a brand new version of the Xbox 360 hardware that includes the motion-sensing Natal technology built in to the hardware. TGDaily reports that the iconic exec told attendees at The Executive’s Club of Chicago that a new hardware SKU equipped with Natal is …

Read More »