Tag Archives: xbox 360

Moshi Monsters eyeing other console formats

Mind Candy is thinking about bringing Moshi Monsters to more gaming formats in the future, following the success of Moshling Zoo on Nintendo DS. The next Moshi DS game, Moshlings Theme Park, arrives on Friday, October 26th. Mind Candy’s senior marketing managerAndrew Matjaszek told Licensing.biz: "The Nintendo DS is an …

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Xbox 360 has moved 70m units

Microsoft has announced lifetime sales for the Xbox 360 has hit 70m units. The figure, reported by CVG and current as of September 30th, encompasses all units moved since the console’s launch in November 2005 – an average of around 10m units sold a year. PS3 and Wii, which both …

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Facebook and Twitter apps pulled from Xbox Live

Microsoft has removed the dedicated Facebook and Twitter apps from the Xbox 360 marketplace. The apps are no longer available to download for all users who have updated to the latest Xbox 360 dashboard update, which has already begun rolling out to users. The Verge reports that multiple sources familiar …

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OPINION: Is the UK games market fighting fit or fighting fire?

Rationally, a decline in UK industry Christmas marketing spend makes sense at a time when there are fewer games coming out, and the ones remaining are getting most of the attention. Compare the year-on-year release schedules, however, and Q4 isn’t particularly quiet year-on-year. Ubi, EA and Activision have their favourites …

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Gangnam Style gets the Just Dance 4 DLC treatment

Internet and chart sensation Gangnam Style is coming to your games console. Ubisoft has confirmed that the track – which has become a worldwide smash hit – will be offered as DLC for dance title Just Dance 4. The video, by South Korean band Psy, has over 480m hits on …

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Xbox moves 1.7m consoles in Q1, operating income down 94 per cent YOY

Microsoft has reported Q1 sales figures for its Xbox division, revealing a steep drop in operating income compared to the same period from the year prior. The firm shipped 1.7m Xbox 360 units during the financial period ending on September 30th, down from 2.3m shipped in Q1 2012. Revenue for …

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Minecraft 360 edition ‘Adventure Update’ lands today

The Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft is set to receive the content-packed ‘Adventure Update’ sometime later today. The game’s console developer 4J Studios revealed on Twitter that the patch had passed Microsoft certification and its arrival is now imminent. Along with the expected bug fixes and tweaks update 1.8.2 adds …

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Microsoft perma-banning Halo 4 pirates

Permanent Xbox Live bans are being handed out to Xbox 360 owners who have illegally pirated Halo 4. The game became available online over the weekend, but can only be played by users who have modded their Xbox 360 console to run pirated code. And have then been daft enough …

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