Tag Archives: Microsoft

US: Analyst predicts Xbox 360 victory this Q4

Jesse Divinch of analyst firm Electronic Entertainment Design has said that Sony must seriously consider adjusting the RRP of PS3 this Q4 or else face the prospect of being beaten by Xbox 360 in the festive sales war. Edge Online quotes Divinich as saying: Between Sony and Nintendo, Sony should …

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Mattrick: I cant say were going to beat Nintendo

Following the Xbox 360 price drops announced by Microsoft for both Japan and North America , the firm’s VP of Interactive Entertainment Business Don Mattrick has spoken of his console’s chances of besting the competition this generation. Speaking to BusinessWeek, Mattrick admitted I’m not at a point where I can …

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Microsoft states console exclusives are less important

Microsoft’s German Xbox 360 product manager Boris Schneider-Johne has declared that console exclusives are not only rarer, but also ‘less important’ in today’s games marketplace. In an interview with Golem.de, Schneider-Johne discussed Microsoft’s views on the falling importance of console exclusives. In the past, in the eighties and nineties, that …

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Gearbox to create Halo 4?

Brothers In Arms developer Gearbox has been approached to create Halo 4 for Microsoft, according to Hollywood sources. An insider told Variety that the Gearbox had definitely” had conversations with Microsoft about the project – and was very excited” by the prospect. However, they confirmed that no deal had been …

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Rumble firm pays Microsoft $20m

A Washington court has ordered rumble firm Immersion to pay Microsoft $20.75 million in damages as a result of Sony licensing the company’s technology for use in its revised PS3 joypad, the Dualshock 3. In the build up to the release of the next-gen consoles, Microsoft paid Immersion to use …

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Gears Of War 2 bonus disc confirmed

Gears Of War 2 will come with a bonus disc, featuring a documentary about the making of the game and character profiles. That’s according to a new posting on the BBFC site, in which Microsoft is granted an 18 rating for the extra content. According to the body, ‘the linear …

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Too Human trilogy very exciting, says Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed to MCV that it is committed to releasing a trilogy of Too Human games – and compared the narrative pull of the story to Star Wars and Lord Of The Rings. Reviews have begun to come in for the first title online, from sites such as IGN, …

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