Tag Archives: Microsoft

Halo 3 launches in style

Celebrities including hip hop super-producer Pharrell Williams joined the world’s press and gamers from across the country at the Waterloo IMAX in Central London to attend the UK premiere of Halo 3 last night. Actor Christian Slater joined Williams on the red carpet, along with a host of UK celebrities …

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Halo 3 Legendary Edition already sold out

Microsoft has confirmed to CVG that all of the UK pre-orders for the Legendary Edition of Halo 3 have already been snapped up. The package includes the game, two bonus DVDs – featuring documentaries and remastered cinematic scenes from Halo and Halo 2 – a collection of Halo 3 storyboard …

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Xbox Live security breach confirmed

Following numerous forum reports that Xbox live users have been targeted by phishing scams – fraudulent activity intended to illegally gain usernames, passwords and credit card details – Microsoft has confirmed the threat and stated that it has taken action to help protect our subscribers’ accounts.” The scams take the …

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Japanese developers rally behind Xbox 360

At the Yebisu Garden Hall, Takashi Sensui, general manager of the Home and Entertainment Division at Microsoft took to the stage of the Xbox 360 Briefing 2007 to showcase the number of forthcoming titles available on the platform and show the support it is enjoying from the Japanese development community. …

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OPINION: Xbox 360s sales spike

Dan Cornelius, UK marketing manager for Xbox 360 hardware has said that the Xbox 360 price drop will inevitably lead to flood of consumer uptake for the Microsoft console – and that the move has highlighted the differentiation between it and Sony’s PS3 by not forcing consumers to foot a …

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BBC content coming to Xbox Live?

Microsoft is in discussions with the BBC to bring the Corporation’s programmes to Xbox Live. According to The Times , Ross Honey, senior director for media at Microsoft’s content and partner strategy group, confirmed the company had spoken to the BBC and several other European media companies. We are working …

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