Tag: Xbox 360

“PS3 and Xbox 360 pre-christmas price drop unlikely” says EA

EA chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen, predicts we shouldn’t see price drop for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 this year before the holiday season. GameSpot report that Jorgensen told the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, & Technology conference that Microsoft and Sony will most likely drop prices in an effort to “expand the marketplace for old-generation software,” but it’s likely…

Xbox.com PC Marketplase closing down

A heads-up to Windows Live Marketplace users, Microsoft will be shutting down the Games for Windows Live marketplace next week on Aug. 22. The Xbox.com support page explains that the shutting down of the service comes alongside the switch from Microsoft Points to local currency and a new Xbox 360 system update. “As part of the recent Xbox 360 system…

Microsoft executive does not see ‘Steam Box’ as a threat to Xbox

Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business president, Don Mattrick claims that Valve’s Steam Box is not a threat to Xbox. We reported earlier that Valve is readying to supply prototype Steam Box’s to customers in as little as three to four months, so one would think Sony and Microsoft would be bracing themselves for more opposition. Mattrick simply replied “no” on Microsoft’s TechForum,…

Morning News Wrap (12 Feb 2013)

It was a late Monday night around the zombies crib.  The kind of late that no amount of bacon and braaaaaiiiiiiinnnnnssss will fix.  So we’ll jump straight in to the news and hope for the best. Next-gen rumours are the best way to rattle the cobwebs clear.  A Kotaku source (alias ‘SuperDaE’) claims to have  direct access to Durango development kits and says…

Morning News Wrap (4 Feb 2012)

Good morning sport’s fans.  If you’re a South African sport’s fan, you’re probably thinking: “what’s so good about it?”  Well, Bafana Bafana may have lost in the AFCON Cup, but the Proteas are looking good in the cricket, and the SA Team in Battlefield 3’s PS3 World Nations Tournament beat the reigning champs France on Saturday.  Not bad considering they’re…

Morning News Wrap (30 Jan 2013)

What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up this morning?  We’d like to think it was “zombies are awesome”.  But it probably wasn’t, was it? Apple will be releasing a new 128GB fourth generation iPad on Tuesday, 5 February.  One has to wonder if that announcement will receive the mass indifference a(nother) “new” Apple product actually deserves.  If…

Playstation 3 Surpasses Xbox 360’s Shipped Worldwide

GamesIndustryBiz has published an article highlighting the latest IDC report which forecasts the demand for video game and interactive entertainment console hardware and disc-based game software worldwide through 2016. Interestingly, the new report heavily contradicts the theory that console gaming is on the way out, and forecasts healthy numbers for the future of the three major console manufacturers. “The console…