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Halo 4 and Halo remake accidentally leaked out early

06/06/2011, E3′s official show floor doesn’t open until tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean E3 hasn’t technically started! First up is Microsoft’s Xbox 360 press conference, where it’s widely expected several major Kinect titles will...

Rumor: Xbox Live might get ‘Diamond’ TV subscription service

06/03/2011, Gamers might have it on good faith that Microsoft’s Xbox Live is an online gaming platform, but that’s not how the top brass see it. In fact, there’s lots of money being made on Xbox Live with services such as Hulu Plus and Netflix. TV...

Microsoft announces 55 million Xbox 360 lifetime sales

06/03/2011, Microsoft’s preparing for its E3 press conference next week where it’s widely expected the company will be showing off some heavy hitters for Kinect, but that doesn’t mean it can’t get the show going with some pre-show fireworks....

XCOM franchise will land next year

06/03/2011, When XCOM was first released on the PC all those years ago, it opened up games to a whole new generation, as you learnt the value of a turn for each of your particular team members. Not only that, it helped you develop some aspects of preparation since...

Mass Effect 3 has Kinect support?

06/02/2011, We reported a few weeks ago that Microsoft is planning a barrage of high-profile games with Kinect support. We know for sure that Forza 4 will use Kinect for head-tracking and that there will be a Star Wars Kinect game that will likely involve wielding...

Microsoft recruits 14-year-old Call of Duty hacker (Update)

05/27/2011, This is exactly what Sony should have done with George Hotz – given him a job as a security specialist, instead of suing him in court and getting its PlayStation Network and other Sony websites hacked day in and out. Microsoft is reported to be...

Halo: Reach demo now on Marketplace

05/24/2011, They say that there is no such thing as a free lunch in this world, but when it comes to free downloads, hell yeah! The Halo: Reach demo is now made available to the masses in the form of a free download, but you will need to check its availability in...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Gameplay Trailer released

05/23/2011, After the massive Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 leak that occurred a couple of weeks ago, Infinity Ward has been playing catch up by releasing new material for the game even before the E3 event in a couple of weeks. Last week they gave us a short teaser...

L.A. Noire has a black and white mode

05/20/2011, Rockstar’s L.A. Noire came out on Tuesday and it’s already being hailed as one of the best games of this year. What would make the detective game even better? Try zapping all the color out of the game and playing in black and white. Yes, an...

Microsoft offers free Xbox 360 with PC purchase to students

05/19/2011, Is it a good time to be a student now with ever rising college fees and the high cost of living? Perhaps so if you’re a gamer, as Microsoft will be throwing in a free Xbox 360 4GB console with each PC purchase of $699 and above – from May 22nd...

Microsoft clarifies the Xbox 360 replacement plan

05/19/2011, We previously reported that Microsoft would be replacing old consoles if the recent update for the Xbox 360 caused the drive to stop functioning. Well today, Xbox Live’s director of programming, Larry Hryb wrote on his blog: “Clarification...

Kinect used to translate sign language

05/18/2011, Instead of the usual weird or funny Kinect hacks we have for you this week, we’ve got something that could actually benefit society. Some French folks have come up with a program that can use the Kinect to detect the hand gestures used in sign...

Microsoft is bringing Hole In The Wall to the Xbox 360

05/17/2011, For those of you familiar with the game show “Hole In The Wall” where people become human Tetris pieces to fit into a hole in a wall that’s moving towards them? Well, it looks like Microsoft is attempting to translate the game to the...