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Bach: PS3 cant compete with Xbox Live

Microsoft’s E&D president Robbie Bach claims that Xbox Live sets the 360 apart from its rivals. Xbox Live is a big differentiator for us,” said Bach to investor.com, That drives a significant amount of energy around what’s on with Xbox.” Bach cites the exclusive downloadable content for GTA 4 as …

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Xbox 360 price cut coming this month

MCV has it on very good authority that Microsoft is planning an Xbox 360 price cut later this month, which will allow its lower-spec Arcade model to compete with Nintendo’s Wii on price. In what is being seen as a significant move to attract the family market, that would mean …

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Ninja Gaiden 2 coming in June

Ninja Gaiden 2 will be made available for European gamers in June, according to Microsoft. During the game, players must guide Ryu Hayabusa on a mission to avenge his clan and prevent the destruction of the human race. Team Ninja’s Tomonobu Itagaki previously announced that the game would be coming …

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Xbox Live to focus on family, says Microsoft

Xbox Live is becoming Microsoft’s secret weapon in its battle with Sony to secure lucrative family audiences, the platform holder has told MCV. Paramount Pictures recently signed up to provide movie content to Live’s download-to-rent Video Store on Monday – an extension of a successful collaboration between the two firms …

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HMV offers 1,000 Xbox points with Lost Odyssey pre-orders

HMV is offering 1,000 free Live Points to anyone who pre-orders Lost Odyssey before its Friday release. 1,000 points roughly equates to 8.50 and can be used to download software from Xbox Live Arcade. HMV is selling the game for 39.99. Lost Odyssey is the latest game from Hironobu Sakaguchi’s …

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360 and five games for £240 at Argos

Argos has unveiled a new eye-catching 360 bundle offer. Customers can pick up an Xbox 360 and five games, including Viva Pinata, Kameo, Fuzion Frenzy 2, Project Gotham Racing 3 and Xbox 360 Live Arcade Unplugged: Vol 1, for 239.96. This deal can be found in store and through the …

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Gears Of War 2 trailer online now

An official sneak preview of Epic’s Gears Of War 2 is avaiable to view online now. The Microsoft video has been posted on Gametrailers.com. Age restrictions apply. To view the video, click here.

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Microsoft finally makes handheld gaming move

During the firm’s keynote at GDC today, Microsoft revealed that its Zune portable music player was staking a claim in the handheld gaming space by being able to play games made using XNA Game Studio. XNA general manager Chris Satchell demonstrated the portability of code between Zune, Xbox 360 and …

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