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  • Uno Rush confirmed for XBLA

    Missed this in the panic earlier. A new version of Uno, Uno Rush, was announced for XBLA in the Microsoft E3 press conference tonight. It’s out next month. Apparently you’re going to be able to win real-life prizes in it. Power-news.

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  • NBC and Universal adds names to Live movie list

    Joystiq is reporting that NBC and Universal Studios are releasing both television and movie content respectively on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Video Marketplace today. NBC will be bringing TV shows in the shape of Monk, The Office and Battlestar Galactica whilst Universal will offer films like 12 Monkeys, The Bourne Supremacy, The Mummy and The Chronicles […]

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  • Xbox Experience photos posted

    Engadget’s posted up a good gallery of shots of Xbox Experience, the newly-announced Xbox 360 dashboard revamp, just shown fro the first time in Microsoft’s E3 press conference. Avatars, parties, shared movies: all sorts of stuff’s included. Check out this for more info.

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  • Microsoft details Xbox Experience, confirms full hard drive installs

    Nelson just posted up a bunch of information on Xbox Experience, the new 360 dashboard just announced in the Microsoft E3 press conference for release this autumn. In there’s confirmation that you’re soon going to be able to copy games to your HD completely. Check this out: Play from hard drive. Copy your games from […]

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  • No new Halo game shown in MS E3 conference

    Despite all the rumours, no new Halo title has been announced at this year’s E3. We sat there patiently, but nothing came. Well, nothing Halo anyway. The countdown over at Bungie.net does however have one day and 18 hours left on the clock. So you you never know. By Mike Bowden

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  • Square Enix confirms FFXIII for 360

    Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada has just confirmed FFXIII for 360. A lengthy trailer for the game was shown, and Wada described Square’s relationship with Microsoft as “growing”. Mattrick just described the game as an “astonishing addition” to 360′s line-up. No shit.

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  • Star Ocean gets tentative release date

    Speaking at Microsoft’s E3 conference, Square Enix President Yoichi Wada has said that Star Ocean 4 will be released “spring 09.”

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  • Rockband 2 is an Xbox 360 exclusive, 84 tracks listed in full

    Microsoft just said that Rockband 2 will be releasing as a timed exclusive for Xbox 360 this September. Bob Dylan, ACDC and Axel Rose will all be included in the soundtrack. You can read the rest of the track listing after the break.

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  • Lips to be the first game to let sing along to your own music collection

    The creator of Singstar clone, “Lips” has just announced that the game will allow you plug in your Zune or iPod and play along with your own music collection. We’re not sure how it’s going to work exactly but we we do know is that Keiichi Yano from iNiS said that the game will release […]

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  • Lips confirmed for 360

    Microsoft just showed Lips, its singing game, running for the first time at its E3 conference. Looks like SingStar. Obv. The game has microphones that light up as you drone along, and will support iPod and Zune libraries, the company has confirmed.

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  • Metallica album to release on Guitar Hero at same time as retail

    Harmonix just confirmed that upcoming Metallica album Death Magnetic will be released for Guitar Hero at the same time as it hits retail.

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  • You're in the Movies announced for 360

    You’re in the Movies, a brand new IP from Codemasters and Zoe Mode, has just been announced for Xbox 360. The title’s about “making short, happy B-movies where your friends and families are the stars. You just know it’s going to be a cult classic,” said Shan Kim. More soon.

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  • Original Banjo for XBLA, says Kim

    Speaking in the ongoing Microsoft E3 press conference, Shane Kim just confirmed that the original Banjo-Kazooie is to be released on XBLA. The exec didn’t give a release date, unfortunately. More soon.

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  • Over 1,000 games available for 360 before 2009

    Microsoft’s Shane Kim just promised that Xbox 360 would be host to a library of over 1,000 games before the end of the year. Kim was speaking in the ongoing Microsoft E3 press conference. More soon.

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  • Netflix 360 partnerhsip confirmed

    Microsoft just confirmed that it is to partner with Netflix exclusively for 360. The service will be provided at no extra cost to the Xbox Live subscription, gamers were assured, giving access to thousands of films and TV shows. All video content will be viewable by other Avatars in parties. Which is kind of cool.

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  • Portal: Still Alive 360 exclusive

    John Schappert, head of Live services has just announced that Portal: Still alive will be an Xbox 360 exclusive. He welcomed onto the stage a “special guest speaker” that was none other than GLaDOS who went on to announce that she was indeed, “still alive”. The game is to be released this “fall” exclusively to […]

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  • Geometry Wars 2 announced

    Microsoft has just announced that Geometry Wars 2 will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade next month. John Schappert, head of Live services showed a video of the game that looked very much like the first Geometry Wars but with more HD-flare. No price or release date was given.

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  • Microsoft's Lips supports motion-sensitive wireless mics

    The Gamerscore Blog let the cat out of the bag a bit early but Elite Beat Agents dev iNiSs Singstar clone, Lips will feature motion-sensitive wireless microphones. Full thing through the link. By Mike Bowden

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  • Mattrick: We will sell more consoles this generation than Sony

    Keynoting at this year’s Microfot E3 conference, Don Mattrick, MS senior vice president, announced that he was confident that the Xbox 360 will “outsell the PlayStation 3 this generation.” The announcement was made as he boasted that Xbox owners have spent over $1 billion on content and how 360 software outsold both Playstation 3 and […]

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  • Avatars confirmed for 360 at E3

    Microsoft just confirmed that Avatars will come to the new Xbox 360 dashboard this autumn. Live Party, up to eight friends chatting together, was also shown, as were Avatars being customised with clothing, and so on.

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