Microsoft – like most of the major players in the industry – are looking to make an impact at this Gamescom and have announced a “stellar” line-up of titles and other goodies for the show. You will obviously have to battle through the Kinect related nasties until you get to the Gears of War, Halo and Forza related beauties.
According to InsiderIS sources Xbox 360 games will be playable on PC with the release of Windows 8. This would effectively extend the lifespan of current generation hardware and quite obviously mean money in Microsoft’s coffers.
We assume it’s feasible in theory, but we will assume that for now Microsoft “do not comment on rumours”.
Microsoft has revealed a spectacular line-up of games which included the world première of Halo 4. Yes, you read that correctly.
Microsoft has put its Kinect technology to good use by using it as an educational tool in a rural school in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
In what is the first trial of evolutionary teaching methods, the video below shows the Kinect being at the forefront of interative schooling.
I suppose the answer that most jaded South African gamers will have is it’s because we don’t matter. There, there chaps, we do. The bots that respond care enough to be able to differentiate what country you are from when responding to your queries about Xbox LIVE.
Unsurprisingly, some people were rather miffed that Breach hadn’t appeared on the South African marketplace, and one was prompted to write a letter asking a simple question. Why? He did go on to confuse the bot by asking who in SA was responsible for restricting the content in a geographic location. The response should be no surprise to you.
Xbox and its associated goodies and gadgets appear to be doing alright for themselves, if sales and subscribers are anything to go by – although ‘shipped’ isn’t really the same as ‘sales’ now is it? Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer dropped some impressive sounding figures at his CES keynote. 50 million Xbox 360s have been shipped worldwide, with 30 million Xbox…