Microsoft has just announced that they have formed a partnership with Netflix. The parternship will allow Xbox Live user to download and watch movies through Xbox Live. In addition to this, gamers will be able to watch and share movies together through their "Live Party."
Harmonix has announced that seven additional countries will receive Rock Band this year. Gamers in Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg can all expect to see Rock Band hit store shelves later this year. More details after the jump.
Harmonix has just released new info on Rock Band 2. Gamers will now be able to play locally and globally in online modes. Rock Band 2 will also feature over 100 songs, 500 songs by year's end and music from AC/DC. Full list of details after the jump.
In its press conference at E3 today, Microsoft has announced the release date for Resident Evil 5. The game will be released March 13th, 2009 in America. Japan will be getting the game March 12th, 2009. Quite a long wait, but judging by the video, it may be worth it.
Today, Microsoft has just confirmed the newest SKU in the 360's line up. A 60 GB model will hit store shelves this coming August. Also, the 20 GB Pro Xbox 360 console will receive a price cut down too $299. The price of the 60 GB model was revealed to be $349. It seems as if MS has quite a few SKUs on their hands and one has to wonder if they wil discontinue that Arcade bundle that seems all but worthless now.
Redmond, Washington—Available in retail stores in the U.S. and Canada starting in early August, the upgraded Xbox 360 will include a 60GB hard drive for storing the growing wealth of digital entertainment available for the console, including music, movies, television shows, and game content. In addition, Microsoft today dropped the price of its 20GB Xbox 360 console in the U.S. and Canada to just $299 (U.S.) (ERP) while supplies last, a savings of $50.
Exclusively announced for the Xbox 360 platform, Atari has is reving its engines for RACE Pro.RACE Pro will provide gamers with as they call it "ultra realistic racing experience. Powered by a newly developed engine called Lizard, by SimBin. As you may remember, it was rumored that the Lizard engine would be used in a game published by THQ. Obviously this is not the case and Simbin has set the record straight once again. Look for RACE Pro hitting store shelves this Fall 2008. I wouldn't be surprised if there was some kind of showing of this at E3 next week.
There have been plenty of speculations over the internet that a special E3 announcement will be made by Bungie. Well there is now some concrete evidence that this announcement might actually happen.
During their latest Bungie Podcast, Brian Jarrard asks Luke Smith "isn't there something going on on July 14th, or something like that?" to which Luke responds "yeah, around then." Their hint filled conversation doesn't end there, as Jarrad follows up stating that "somehow that's sticking in my head for some reason. Guess we'll have to see." "Yep, we'll just have to", Luke concurs.
Hmmm, sounds like proof to me. Maybe a new Halo project? We can only wait and see what kind of announcement will be made.
Midway Games and Epic Games have announced that Unreal Tournament 3 is now Available for the Xbox 360. The Xbox 360 version of Unreal Tournament 3 features split screen gaming, five exclusive maps, two all-new characters and all previous released downloadable content.
In addition to the new content, Xbox 360 owners will get an exclusive video preview of Gears of War 2 on the disc. The content will include "never-before-seen footage of the game's multiplayer modes featuring new maps, new modes, new weapons and new gameplay elements. The video is narrated by Epic Games' design director, Cliff Bleszinski, and Gears of War senior producer, Rod Fergusson."
Expect Unreal Tournament III in North America for the suggested price of $59.99
Call of Duty 4 still hovers at the top of the list. However, Battlefield: Bad Company has just creeped up. Let's see if it makes a slow stroll to the top 5.
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 is at the top for the Arcade, probably because of the Street Fighter IV Beta.
Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based onUU’s) 1 Call of Duty 4
2 Halo 3
3 GTA IV
4 Battlefield: Bad Company Demo
5 Guitar Hero III
6 Gears of War
7 Rock Band
8 Battlefield: Bad Company
9 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas 2
10 FIFA 08
Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions) 1 Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
2 Ticket to Ride™
3 Happy Tree Friends
7 Elements Of Destruction
9 Sealife Safari
10 Marble Blast Ultra The above arcade list is based on full versions purchased.
Original Xbox Top Live Titles (based on UU’s) 1 Halo 2
2 Star Wars: Battlfrnt 2
5 Guilty Gear XX #Reload
6 Battlefield 2: MC
7 Splinter Cell Chaos
8 Conker: Live Reloaded
9 Doom 3
10 Call of Duty 3
These lists are based on global unique users connected to Xbox Live or in the case of Arcade, full versions purchased that week.