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Halo 3 Special Edition Xbox 360 Launches Sept. 16

Master Chief's final battle in Halo 3 might not begin until the game's launch on Sept. 25, but that's not stopping Microsoft from pumping out marketing tie-ins beforehand. Case in point: a new Xbox 360 Halo 3 Special Edition Console, which ships Sept. 16 (this Sunday). The Xbox 360 Halo 3 Special Edition Console will carry an estimated retail price of $399.99. The console features an authentic Spartan green and gold finish (read: it looks like split pea soup) and comes with a matching Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, 20GB Hard Drive, Headset, Play … [Read more...]

Swarm Launches for PS3 Today and Xbox 360 March 23rd

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Swarm is available today for PS3 and will be available tomorrow for Xbox 360. "Swarmites have an ability to evoke gleeful chortles of doom with their daft expressions and sheer willingness to die in hilarious ways," said Nigel Fox, Head of Publishing for UTV Ignition. "The key to creating a great game like Swarm is in its addictiveness and Hothead has managed to pull that off-the last thing you want to do is put down your controller." Swarm is the first game to feature mass character control, where players move all the Swarmites at once. … [Read more...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii Launches Worldwide

The most anticipated launch of the year is here, as Activision Publishing, Inc announced today that Call of Duty: Black Ops which was developed by Treyarch, is now available at retail stores worldwide. Call of Duty: Black Ops takes players around the globe, behind enemy lines, in the deepest and most intense Call of Duty experience ever. The title raises the bar for online gameplay with an arsenal of features, including unprecedented player customization fueled by an all-new in-game currency system, new Wager Match gameplay modes, Theater … [Read more...]

Fallout: New Vegas for Xbox 360, PS3 Launches

Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, announced today that its highly anticipated title, Fallout: New Vegas, has enjoyed record sales at launch, reflecting the huge consumer demand for the game. Five million units of Fallout: New Vegas were shipped worldwide for the Xbox 360, PlayStation3, and Games for Windows, with a heavy volume of digital downloads, representing well over $300 million in retail sales. In addition, the Fallout: New Vegas strategy guide was one of Amazon's best sellers among all books. "We are delighted by the … [Read more...]

Fable III Launches Today for Xbox 360

Change the course of history in the revolutionary journey of a lifetime in "Fable III," the Xbox 360 exclusive launching in North America today from Microsoft Game Studios and Lionhead Studios. Embarking on a path that leads you from idealistic revolutionary to the pinnacle of power as King or Queen of Albion, "Fable III" features edge-of-your-seat drama, heart-racing action and thrilling adventures, making it a must-have game this holiday season. "What we've done in 'Fable III' is evolve storytelling in games to create an immersive world that … [Read more...]

Guitar Hero World Tour Launch DLC: Only on Xbox 360

The launch-week downloadable content for Guitar Hero World Tour will be available exclusively on Xbox 360, Activision announced today. The songs will stay that way for two weeks (starting Oct. 30), after which they will be available on the PlayStation Network as well as Xbox Live. Guitar Hero World Tour's launch-week DLC will range from R.E.M. to "Jessie's Girl," by Rick Springfield. The R.E.M. Track Pack features three songs, which can also be downloaded as singles, from the band's newest album, Accelerate: "Horse to Water," "Man-Sized … [Read more...]

Limited-Edition GTA IV Xbox 360 Faceplates at Game Crazy Launch Events

To celebrate the launch of Grand Theft Auto IV, video game retailer Game Crazy is holding midnight launch events at which fans can win exclusive prizes and limited-edition merchandise, including a specially designed GTA IV-themed faceplate for the Xbox 360. Game Crazy has not indicated it will have any exclusives for PS3 owners, although to be fair, that console cannot be customized in the same way as the Xbox 360. All Game Crazy stores will have launch events beginning at 8 p.m. on April 28, with 10 markets also having "Extreme GTA IV … [Read more...]

Microsoft Launches Xbox 360 Repair Site

It's probably inevitable that most Xbox 360 owners will have to send their console in for repair. Thankfully, Microsoft launched service.xbox.com to alleviate some of the burden. The site lets you register your Xbox 360 console and select warranty or out-of-warranty repairs without having to deal with customer service over the phone. You'll probably still be out of a console for a few weeks, but at least it's a little easier to get the ball rolling. … [Read more...]

Xbox One Sales Hit 5 Million Mark, Still Trail PS4 by 40%

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Microsoft finally broke its silence regarding Xbox One sales results, with the news being an "eye of the beholder" kind of thing. By the end of March Xbox One sales hit the 5 million mark worldwide, according to Microsoft. That's a significant jump since Microsoft's previous report of 3 million consoles sold. However, that previous report had come at the end of 2013. In addition, the 5 million Xbox One sales info was accompanied by a nuanced phrase that many people aren't familiar with. When divulging the latest data, Microsoft said "more … [Read more...]

Ubisoft Unveils The Crew Release Date for PS4, Xbox One

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Ubisoft used E3 2013 to unveil a host of new franchises, including The Crew PS4 and Xbox One racing game. The Crew was never going to be a launch title for either system, but the wait isn't going to be even a full year after the consoles' respective launches. The Crew release date is later this fall, Ubisoft has announced. The Crew is an action-driving game that takes gamers on a reckless ride through a massive, open-world re-creation of the United States. Think of it as Need for Speed with a purpose, a nationwide race course that's also … [Read more...]