Tag Archives: xbox 360

Next Xbox reveal confirmed for May 21st

Microsoft has finally confirmed when the first public details about the Next Xbox will be revealed. The format holder has confirmed a May 21st event at 10am PST in the USA – that’s 6pm BST UK time. An event listing on Facebook talks of an Xbox Live and Xbox.com livestream. …

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‘Microsoft has not turned its back on indie devs’

The belief that Microsoft is neglecting its relationship with indie developers is incorrect, one studio has insisted. Sony has gone to great lengths to ensure that its ties with both independent and owned developers are strong. The same cannot be said for Microsoft, if common belief is to be believed. …

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Microsoft bundles Arkham City, Gears of War 3, Darksiders 2 with Xbox 360

Microsoft has announced a new set of Xbox 360 console bundles as part of its promotion for the summer season. Three of the four Xbox 360 console SKUs currently sold in India will now be available as new game bundles, and arguably the most attractive one is of the standalone …

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Farming Simulator ripe for console success

Koch Media expects retailers to harvest plenty of sales from the upcoming console version of Farming Simulator 2013. Heading to Xbox 360 and PS3 in September, the cult hit has sold more than 800,000 units globally since the PC SKU launched in November. It has been a regular in the …

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Xbox 360 app lets you order pizza, built custom pizzas with Kinect

Gamers can now order pizza directly through their Xbox 360 consoles. But perhaps more importantly, they can also design their own custom pizzas using Kinect and then have them delivered directly to their homes. They can also navigate the program using gestures and voice. The Pizza Hut app first and …

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Indie The Binding of Isaac surpasses 2m sales

Super Meat Boy developer, and Indie Game: The Movie star, Edmund McMillen has announced his dungeon crawler The Binding of Isaac has sold over 2m copies across PC and Playstation platforms. Speaking with Youtuber NorthernLion, McMillen revealed the title had just recently reached the milestone. The game was originally considered …

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Revenue leaps 56% at Microsoft’s Xbox division; Console sales begin to fall

Ye olde Xbox 360 continues to defy its years. Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division – home of amongst other things its Xbox operations – saw revenues increase 56 per cent year-on-year for the three months ending March 31st, hitting $2.53bn. The numbers were credited to higher Xbox 360 platform and …

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Poor Gears/God of War sales indicate disappointing March at US retail

Financial services firm Cowen & Company has released estimated sales numbers of console-exclusives Gears of War: Judgment and God of War: Ascension, stating that the typically strong selling franchises appear to have significantly underperformed.” Games Industry reports that, in an investor note, the company estimated the latest Gears of War …

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Xbox Live downtime serves as timely reminder of connected console perils

Many UK and American players were left unable to log into Xbox Live over the weekend. "We are still hard at work fixing the issue members are having signing in to Xbox Live,” a statement read. Rest assured we have every available resource working on fixing the problem." It also …

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