16th November 2007

Playstation 3 getting Divx support, Xbox 360 probably getting it too

It’s unclear if they mean just for game support (like in game cut scenes and whatnot) or if it’s for downloadable content or if it will mean you can just put a disc in the drive or copy a Divx file over the network but it has been announced that DivX, Inc is working with both Sony and Microsoft on getting their consoles to support Divx. It’s also unclear if … Read the full entry »

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15th October 2007

Xbox 360 Core System replacement to have HDMI

Microsoft is silently replacing the Xbox 360 Core System with a new model, the Xbox 360 Arcade. It gets it’s name from the packed in Xbox Live! Arcade game demo compilations with Boom Boom Rocket, Feeding Frenzy, Luxor 2, Pac-Man Championship, and Uno. Like the Core system it comes with a wireless controller but the Xbox 360 Arcade also comes with a 256MB … Read the full entry »

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9th October 2007

Microsoft confirms free games to come with Xbox 360′s this holiday season

It’s been a rumor for a few weeks but Microsoft has finally has today confirmed that this holiday season, the Xbox 360 Premium and Elite will be comeing with two free games, Forza Motorsport 2 and Marvel Ultimate Allience. Both of the games got very good reviews and are fairly current. This should be a great season to buy an Xbox 360 because in addition … Read the full entry »

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5th October 2007

Nintendo to offer free cushion jacket for Wii remotes

Nintendo is offering up to 4 free jackets for Wii remotes to all Wii owners. Late last year Nintendo offered free replacement wrist straps because of complaints of the original straps breaking and sending the Wii remote flying across the room. As DailyTech wrote, “With Nintendo stating that the new Wii Remote Jackets were made for safety reasons, it would … Read the full entry »

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25th September 2007

PS3 to get rumble controllers from Sony and Logitech

Gamers have been clamoring for rumble in the PS3 controller ever since they heard Sony removed it to add SIXAXIS motion control. Logitech has released a PS3 controller that has rumble and no motion controls. The controller is similar to their popular cordless PS2 controller. Take the fact that the controller was manufactured by a … Read the full entry »

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24th September 2007

Square Enix developing RPG for Xbox 360

High profile Japanese RPGs have always been a gaping hole in the Xbox 360′s lineup and Microsoft is definitely trying to remedy this problem. Not only are they publishing two exclusive RPGs developed by Mistwalker (Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey), the game studio started by Hironobu Sakaguchi (creator of the Final Fantasy series) but … Read the full entry »

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