Tag Archives: Xbox Live
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 | 19:57 BST
Microsoft plans to unlock its Xbox LIVE subscription service starting this Thursday, April 19 until Monday, April 23 for everyone. This includes Silver members, who will be able to try out the various apps available on the service. Also, Hulu Plus2, Netflix3 and EPIX4 will will offering free trials to new users as part of this promotion in the US during the same period. The full list of apps unlocking for those in the US is posted below, other regions should check with the Xbox 360 dashboard for specific details. You will still need XBL Gold status to play games online. This is for the apps only.
Mon, Mar 19, 2012 | 14:57 GMT
Capcom have acknowledged that some players are using unreleased Street Fighter X Tekken characters in online play over Xbox Live via hacking the game.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 | 21:02 GMT
Sprint to your 360s fight-fans, because the UFC app has officially gone up on Xbox Live as of today. The app will have on-demand fights available for download alongside HD pay-per-view events as well.
It will also be an interactive app that includes a fight prediction game with friend leaderboards, and fight cards. The early reviews for the app were quite positive, so if you’re into the UFC go download the app and start streaming.
Tue, Nov 01, 2011 | 00:51 GMT
Valve’s Chet Faliszek has confirmed that Counter-strike: Global Offensive will be missing its planned October open beta due to pro-gamer feedback.
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 | 21:17 BST
Hoping to get your hands on the new Xbox 360 dashboard update before all of the rest of us chumps? Now you can try your luck through the beta sign-up. More »
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 | 19:47 BST
This month, Xbox 360 owners with overburdened hard drives will have a relatively cheap opportunity to stock up on extra space. More »
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 | 17:29 BST
Video game TV show X-Play got the world exclusive sneak peak yesterday at the first downloadable content pack for Gears of War 3. More »
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 | 16:13 BST
Arkham City is getting quite of bit of downloadable content when it launches worldwide over the coming weeks. Now we’ve got an idea of when to expect it and how much it will cost. More »
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 | 17:03 BST
The big new update that Microsoft announced last week is reportedly being targeted for a 25th of November release date. Though what exactly “targeting” means is anyone’s guess. More »
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 | 02:15 BST
Microsoft have announced new plans to bring Xbox Live to the Windows 8 operating system.
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 | 15:45 BST
The Xbox Live Indie Summer Uprising reaches Day 8 today as we take a look at a platformer called Chester.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 09:41 BST
Adhesive has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming multiplayer mech-combat game Hawken. The trailer throws some light on the story of the game, as well as featuring gameplay footage showing mechs fighting each other and contains a beautiful background score. The game’s looking pretty good. Adhesive’s also confirmed that another trailer for the game is due at the end of this week. The downloadable title is in development for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360, but has no date yet. Watch the trailer below.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 17:59 BST
Grasshopper Manufactuter has announced at gamescom Black Knight Sword, a 2D platformer with a “picture book” aesthetic.
Mon, Jul 25, 2011 | 17:59 BST
Sat, Jul 02, 2011 | 22:36 BST
Not to be outdone by Red Dead Redemption’s big XP boost weekend, Epic Games has more than one-upped the competition.
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 | 22:46 BST
In the midst of their upcoming announcement about a new downloadable content pack for Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar has announced that players will received quadruple experience points for RDR online until Monday.
Fri, Jul 01, 2011 | 09:03 BST
If you’re one of the many Europeans eagerly awaiting the release of Double Fine’s latest title, Trenched, you’re probably wondering what the hold up is. As it turns out, they’ve been delayed by a copyright claim by the designer of the boardgame “Trench.”
Tue, Jun 28, 2011 | 19:19 BST
Kalypso Media has just announced that the banana republic nation building simulator, Tropico 3, is now available on Xbox Live via the Games on Demand service.
Tue, Jun 28, 2011 | 19:14 BST
Bungie is conducting all sorts of festivities for its 20th anniversary celebration. Though the most enticing challenge for Halo fans is Bungie’s steak challenge. Beat the developers at Halo Reach during their 24-hour Halo marathon and they’ll mail you a pair of steaks. That’s right, steaks.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 05:19 BST
So a bad thing happened to PSN recently. You may have heard about it. Given that it has ears everywhere, Microsoft also caught wind of Sony’s no good, very bad month. Make no mistake, however: the console-maker’s not popping any champagne bottles over its bitter rival’s darkest of hours.