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Xbox Live gets Ads

Following the revelation yesterday that the company would later this year be placing advertisements on Xbox Live, Microsoft have moved to assure users that the ads will “enhance, not interfere” with their experience. Posting on his blog, Microsoft’s Larry Hryb has said: I need to let you know that you don’t need to worry about a huge influx of ads…

Duke Nukem Forever Still in Development

Just when you thought the drama regarding Duke Nukem Forever, Apogee, and Take Two couldn’t get any worse, today we find out that Duke Nukem Forever is in fact, still in development. The ongoing legal action between Take Two and Apogee recently revealed that 3D Realms, despite having to lay off a large proportion of their staff, is still currently…

MS Avatar Rules: No SNLV

Sex, drink and violence make anything instantly better, so if you were ever hoping that Xbox Avatars would be improved, you can think again. Microsoft has revealed its list of rules for the use of Avatars in Xbox 360 games, and it seems that they only needed to have one overall commandment — No Fun! The rules were revealed to…

Xbox Live Deal of the Weeks Announced for June

It looks like that Microsoft have heard your pleas and complaints regarding their pretty awful Deal of the Week selections and this month, it’s a pretty damn good selection. June 8th-14th – Gears of War 2, Combustible Map Pack, 560 Microsoft Points June 15-21: Fallout 3, Operation Anchorage, 560 Microsoft Points June 22-28: Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix,…

E3: ‘allo Halo

The Halo universe was ripe with news at the Microsoft press conference from E3, detailing Halo ODST and announcing Halo: Reach at the same time. ODST is an expansion on the first Halo trilogy, only this time we’re playing as ODST (Halo’s version of Special Forces) Marines. While the whole campaign in ODST is co-op, an addition co-op mode called…