Tag Archives: Microsoft

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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XNA community gaming arrives on Xbox Live

During its GDC 2008 opening keynote, Microsoft has unveiled its answer to the often-speculated idea of ‘a gaming YouTube’, with a service called Xbox Live Community Games – and Microsoft has got the ball rolling by adding a number of new games to the service made by amateur developers from …

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PC Gaming Alliance hits back

The previously rumoured PC Gaming Alliance officially revealed its intentions during a press conference at the Game Developers Conference today – head over to Develop for the full story.

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Microsoft: HD-DVD will have no impact on 360

Following the news that Toshiba has dropped the guillotine on its struggling HD-DVD format, Microsoft has said that it doesn’t believe the decision will have any impact on the next-gen console battle. "We do not believe the recent reports about HD-DVD will have any material impact on the Xbox 360 …

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Paramount signs up to Xbox Live Video Store

Microsoft has announced that it has struck a deal with major US movie studio Paramount that will see a number of new films available to download via Xbox Live. The Xbox Live Video Store, which finally launched in Europe just before Christmas, allows users to download movies that are accessible …

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