Xbox 360 Dashboard and Xbox LIVE Makeover Now Live

We showed a little sneaky peek a while back, on what you can expect from Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Fall update, and now it’s live from today. [Read more…]

Fable 3 at Top of UK Sales Charts

In spite of receiving, not so raving reviews, it seems this hasn’t halted Fable 3’s rise to the top of the gaming charts as it has now made number one in it’s first week.

Fable 3 revolves around two siblings (the offspring of the previous Albion hero) the older brother plays the tyrant who reigns over Albion with oppression and intolerance while the younger sibling begins a long journey to lead a revolution and depose the brother as king and take his place. [Read more…]

No UMD’s For PSP2 Either??

To add even more bumpf to the rumour mill, it seems that (allegedly) Sony’s PSP2 will not be launched housing a UMD drive.

Is it just me or were one of the main reasons why the PSPGo didn’t do as well as intended was due to the removal of it’s UMD drive and reverting to digital downloads only instead?? [Read more…]

US Release Date for Mario All Stars

We published an earlier post detailing the release date and pricing for the retro plumber-platformer for Japan and  Europe.

Now though, US gamers will no longer have to wait to get their hands Super Mario All Stars as the 25th Anniversary edition now has an official North American release date for December 12th. [Read more…]

Back To The Future Game To Be Released In Time For Christmas

Back To The Future: The Game is (for the time being) marked for a Christmas release date as Telltale Games are now taking pre-orders.

There have been a lot of major birthdays this year including Super Mario Bros. and the PlayStation 2. Now this year it’s Back To The Future’s 25th anniversary since it’s first release way back in 1985 starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. [Read more…]

10th Birthday For The PS2

October 26th 2000 was the day that Sony’s PlayStation 2 hit the shelves in stores all over North America. It reached record sales of over 146 million units since then.

It sported a DVD player and cutting-edge technology to bring gamers the latest in gaming graphics that the world had ever seen. All this was for a paltry sum of $300. [Read more…]

Kinect’s First Official TV Advert

With around $500 million  being spent on their marketing campaign alone, you’d think Microsoft would let you see a little more of Kinect.

But staying true to their controller free gaming hardware, Microsoft wants it to be all about the player and from the video you can watch below, you can definitely see that. [Read more…]

Update: Bugs in Fallout: New Vegas

We had written a post yesterday regarding the various bugs and glitches found in Bethesda’s latest foray into the wastelands of Fallout, in New Vegas.

Posted on YouTube were videos showing a moonwalking dog and the first character you meet in the game whose head spins right around amongst many other gamers reporting game saves not working or screen freezing and the like. [Read more…]

New Red Wii Bundle Announced

Announced today by Nintendo, as part of it’s 25th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. game, which was release on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), was the release of their limited edition red Wii bundle which will come with a copy of the New Super Mario Bros. game, a new red Wii Remote Plus controller as well as the standard Wii Sports with, you guessed it, a red Nunchuk controller too. [Read more…]

AU and Europe To Wait For Kirby Until Next Year

The only Kirby game I remember playing most was Kirby’s Dreamland on the Nintendo Game Boy and I absolutely loved it. It was simple, easy to get into and could quite easily play through the game in one sitting (providing my batteries didn’t run out).

Once news of Kirby’s Epic Yarn appeared, with eagerness, I was looking forward to having ago on this myself. Though unfortunately for those of us in Europe and Australia, we’re now having to wait until 2011. [Read more…]

Bugs in Fallout: New Vegas

While playing Fallout 3 whilst trying to bide my time until my very own copy of Fallout: New Vegas arrives through my letterbox, i was reminded of the some of the little ‘quirks’ I came across throughout the Washington wasteland.Bugs and glitches, though minor, are dotted throughout the game with the occasional NPC walking ‘through’ tables, watching someone talk without moving their lips, other characters moving along the ground though still in a seated position and one or two points when the game completely freezes and I have to resort to a previous game-save. [Read more…]

Microsoft’s not sure the about 3D gaming just yet

In an interview with CNN, Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer noted the companies lack lustre for 3D gaming for the time being in saying…

“As an entertainment company, we’re trying to do things that millions of people can go enjoy today… And for better or for worse, people just don’t really have TVs in their house right now that are going to do 3-D in a way that’s going to work.”

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