Posts Tagged 'XBL'

The Future of The Xbox Brand and Shifting Marketing Strategies In The Gaming Industry

Too often we berate companies like Microsoft for being out of touch with what their consumers actually want, for exhibiting an utter lack of introspection. In the latest Microsoft Blog, however, it has becomes clear that this isn’t the case

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The Future of The Xbox Brand and Shifting Marketing Strategies In The Gaming Industry

Too often we berate companies like Microsoft for being out of touch with what their consumers actually want, for exhibiting an utter lack of introspection. In the latest Microsoft Blog, however, it has becomes clear that this isn’t the case

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Play ilomilo on XBLA Early

As in, “right now” early. Y’see, while ilomilo–the cutesy puzzle game–is not officially released on XBLA, there is a super duper secret way of unlocking both the trial and full game. All you have to do is head on to

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Play ilomilo on XBLA Early

As in, “right now” early. Y’see, while ilomilo–the cutesy puzzle game–is not officially released on XBLA, there is a super duper secret way of unlocking both the trial and full game. All you have to do is head on to

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Tempura of the Dead: Review

President Tompson is a bad enough dude to save the country. And if he dies, there’s always loyal Gates to back him up, without regard for the intricacies of presidential sucession. Tempura of the Dead is a three dollar Xbox

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Tempura of the Dead: Review

President Tompson is a bad enough dude to save the country. And if he dies, there’s always loyal Gates to back him up, without regard for the intricacies of presidential sucession. Tempura of the Dead is a three dollar Xbox

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In Defense of DLC

People sure seem bitter about DLC now-a-days, don’t they? Between MW2’s $15 map packs, EA’s Project Ten Dollar, content keys to unlock files already on the disk, the infamous horse armor, alleged “pay-to-play” demos, and even the future potential of

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In Defense of DLC

People sure seem bitter about DLC now-a-days, don’t they? Between MW2’s $15 map packs, EA’s Project Ten Dollar, content keys to unlock files already on the disk, the infamous horse armor, alleged “pay-to-play” demos, and even the future potential of

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Super Meat Boy Review

For the past couple of days, my reality has consisted of nothing but blood curdling shrieks. You see, I’m currently trapped in a nightmare. This terrible nightmare has a name–Super Meat Boy. Fun fact: Super Meat Boy is the devil.

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Super Meat Boy Review

For the past couple of days, my reality has consisted of nothing but blood curdling shrieks. You see, I’m currently trapped in a nightmare. This terrible nightmare has a name–Super Meat Boy. Fun fact: Super Meat Boy is the devil.

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Save/Kill Carmine Campaign Raises $150k for Child's Play

Also known as the ‘Fate of Carmine’ campaign, which up until recently had been reported to lean towards saving Carmine. Via sales of avatar items and real shirts, Gears fans managed to raise a six figure check for the charity.

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Save/Kill Carmine Campaign Raises $150k for Child's Play

Also known as the ‘Fate of Carmine’ campaign, which up until recently had been reported to lean towards saving Carmine. Via sales of avatar items and real shirts, Gears fans managed to raise a six figure check for the charity.

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Check Out Mass Effect 2's "Lair of the Shadow Broker" DLC Trailer

Yes, we get two lovely trailers from Bioware today, since both Witch Hunt and Lair of the Shadow Broker come out on the same day: September 7th. Both are similarly themed, in that the protagonist (also known as Commander!) reconnects

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Check Out Mass Effect 2's "Lair of the Shadow Broker" DLC Trailer

Yes, we get two lovely trailers from Bioware today, since both Witch Hunt and Lair of the Shadow Broker come out on the same day: September 7th. Both are similarly themed, in that the protagonist (also known as Commander!) reconnects

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Why the XBL Price Hike Isn't Actually THAT Bad

Microsoft has announced a price increase for Xbox live effective November 1st, bringing the pricepoint established in 2002 from a snug 50 dollars up to 60. As you might’ve guessed, the reception hasn’t been all positive around the web. Why

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Why the XBL Price Hike Isn't Actually THAT Bad

Microsoft has announced a price increase for Xbox live effective November 1st, bringing the pricepoint established in 2002 from a snug 50 dollars up to 60. As you might’ve guessed, the reception hasn’t been all positive around the web. Why

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Do You Know How To Play Torque Bow Tag?

No? Shit, son, you’re gonna have to learn on your feet then, because Labor Day weekend’s Gears 2 XP event is incidentally torque bow tag day, too. Proving to us that he’s mentally insane via a 25x XP event isn’t

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Do You Know How To Play Torque Bow Tag?

No? Shit, son, you’re gonna have to learn on your feet then, because Labor Day weekend’s Gears 2 XP event is incidentally torque bow tag day, too. Proving to us that he’s mentally insane via a 25x XP event isn’t

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Do You Have Your Gears 2 Wings Yet?

If not, you may want to get on that–Rod Fergusson, Gears of War executive producer, is teasing some sort of prize in Gears 3 for players who have attained the 100th level on Gears 2 multiplayer. “Trust me. Having your

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Do You Have Your Gears 2 Wings Yet?

If not, you may want to get on that–Rod Fergusson, Gears of War executive producer, is teasing some sort of prize in Gears 3 for players who have attained the 100th level on Gears 2 multiplayer. “Trust me. Having your

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