Call of Duty: Black Ops for £7.99? Really??

Yep, the title does need some explaining, but it’s all true… Though surprise, surprise, there is indeed a catch.

In just a few days, Call of Duty: Black Ops will be launched nationwide and even allowing avid gamers to pick it up at midnight openings across the country. [Read more…]

Xbox LIVE Price Hike

For a long time now, Xbox gamers have long been wishing that they would no longer have to pay anything for Xbox LIVE subscription services. PC and PS3 gamers alike have gloated at the fact they don’t have to pay for online services. Now though, along with the dashboard’s new look, Xbox LIVE will now cost gamers a little more cash to play around with Microsoft’s additional services. [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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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17 New Titles For Kinect’s Launch

Well it seems Microsoft’s Kinect will be launching with plenty to offer it’s gamers come release day, touted as a huge step forward as far as it’s tech is concerned and with kinect’s sole marketing ploy being controller-free gaming, should do reasonably well.

Microsoft also feeling very confident too as they’re pumping almost a billion dollars into thier marketing campaign and have now even cemented a spot on The Oprah Winfrey show as well to showcase the new toy. [Read more…]

Fallout: New Vegas – DLC due for christmas release, PS3 left out again

When Call of Duty was released on the Xbox 360 and PS3, Ps3 owners had to wait for DLC. When GTA was released on the Xbox 360 and PS3, PS3 owners had to wait for DLC. Now it seems that the PS3 has once again been given the cold shoulder.

As many know, Fallout’s next instalment i.e. Fallout: New Vegas will be released both on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3… But…With DLC already in line for a Christmas release, PS3 owners will be snubbed once more. [Read more…]

Crazy Taxi Arriving To Xbox and PlayStation

For ages and ages I’ve been wanting to see this game on our next-gen consoles, I remember when it first came out on the Sega Dreamcast and it was around that time that I really started to get into Offspring. But I digress, the game back then garnered solid review scores due to its variety of mini-games, wacky characters and wicked soundtrack (hence the getting into The Offspring bit). [Read more…]

New DLC Heading For Halo: Reach

Halo: Reach is, at the moment, Microsoft’s shining star against a backdrop of run-of-the-mill first-person shooters which has received amazing reviews for its great (and tragic) storyline, beautiful design and fantastic gameplay. It sold in the region of $200 million worth of goods for the company during it’s first 24hrs and as far as statistics go, continues to do very well for itself. [Read more…]