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    Ghost Recon: Future Soldier multiplayer beta code giveaway

    If you’re an Xbox owner, searching for a way to fill this weekend, look no further. We have 3 invite codes to the latest Tom Clancy title. Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is currently in private multiplayer beta which runs through to May 2nd. The beta features 2 maps –...
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    VEVO is the go-to-place for music videos, with over 45,000 videos from more than 11,000 artists, its a great service. The VEVO brand may be familiar to you due to its partnership with YouTube. Today VEVO expanded their line-up of supported platforms with a new VEVO app on the...
  • Forza 4 American Le Mans Pack DLC now available

    In this months Forza 4 DLC release we see 10 new cars introduced. One car Aussie racing fans may be interested in is the.. 2011 Holden HSV GTS More power, better handling, and new technology are all hallmarks of Holden’s latest E Series—the 2011 HSV GTS. The Australian manufacturer...
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    Today the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (iGEA) released industry data which shows Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is still seeing strong growth. Despite a challenging environment where all other console makers are seeing retractions in revenue, the Xbox 360 seen more than 5% growth in 2011. It seems those looking...
  • Review: Choplifter HD (XBLA)

    Choplifter HD is a perfect conglomerate of various gameplay elements. A healthy mix of  awesome old-school platforming, highscore hunting gameplay, and current generation graphics that bring an old classic into the modern age for a new audience. Set in a 2D side-scrolling universe, Choplifter puts you at the digital...
  • Alan Wake 2… Is NOT Alan Wake 2?

    This was the date and location that played host to the annual Spike TV Video Game Awards. In addition, however — and, perhaps more importantly, this was the date and location that saw the official unveiling of the next installment in Xbox hero Alan Wake’s on-screen adventure. After much anticipation and teasing, it’s here: Wake fans, welcome...
  • MiniReview: Halo: Anniversary

    Halo: Anniversary starts the Halo universe all over again, but this time, using today’s graphics engine. While the Halo franchise became a massive success with 2nd and 3rd editions, only the most hardcore Halo fans were there from the beginning with the original Xbox. Halo Anniversary is the Halo...
  • Microsoft starts rolling Metro UI Dashboard Update to beta users

    Image source: WinRumors Microsoft has begun rolling out their new Xbox Dashboard Update, codenamed ‘Madrid’. The update introduced the Metro UI to the Xbox 360, bringing it in line with Windows Phone and the upcoming Windows 8 release. Along with a new interface, the update also brings: New design...
  • Forza 4 DLC, November Speed Pack arriving November 1st

    The second batch of DLC for Forza Motorsport 4 will arrive on November 1, 2011. As you’d expect there’s a new batch of cars available, but this time there’s some fantastic inclusions. Naturally with the title ‘Speed Pack’ these cars are on the pointy end of performance. 2012 Lamborghini...
  • Kinect learns a new trick, voice-control in Australia

    Microsoft has today unveiled a new voice-recognition update to Xbox using it’s popular Kinect product as well as a new Zune streaming music service. The voice command implementation Microsoft is releasing in mid-December is no doubt bound to draw much comparison to Apple’s recent introduction of ‘Siri’ a voice...
  • Xbox event this Wednesday ! Voice Control finally coming to Australia

    This week invites went out to press for an upcoming Xbox event in Sydney on Wednesday. The event is NOT open to the general public, so don’t even try, but the good news is, Xbox Voice support in Australia will finally arrive soon. At Tech.Ed, Microsoft said voice support...
  • Forza 4 demo now on Xbox Live for Gold Members. Get it.

    Forza is back with another edition. The demo of Forza 4 has just hit the Xbox 360, weighing in at 1.27GB the wait for it to download will be agonizing for Forza fans. The download is being rolled out around the world, so some users may not see it...
  • Battlefield 3 beta now available on Xbox Live

    Those PC gamers got a few days head start, but Battlefield 3 beta has reached the Xbox 360. It’ll cost you 1.3GB of downloads, but judging from the videos I’ve seen so far, it’ll be totally worth it. Download it now @ Xbox.com or directly from your Xbox 360....
  • Gears of War 3 experiencing matchmaking issues

    After completing the single player campaign, over the weekend I tried multiple times to connect to a multi-player game online. Despite there being tens of thousands of players online, Gears was unable to find a suitable game to join. Regardless of the game mode selected, Verses, Horde or Beast...
  • Cliffy B tries on a bad Aussie accent for GOW3 fans

    In a clearly (badly) scripted video, Cliffy B appeals to Australian Gears of War fans by throwing out some classic Aussie phrases. While its always charming to see Australia recognised, the accent is pretty bad, luckily it only lasts 30 seconds. The video is really a preview of third...
  • Gears of War 3 midnight launch detailed. Prizes on offer.

    Launching September 20th worldwide, the fastest pre-selling Xbox exclusive in history, Gears of War 3 goes on sale in more than 20,000 stores. For a game with this much anticipation, there’s a only one way to launch, that’s with a midnight release. GOW3 fans should expect to be seriously...
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect slices its way to Xbox Live (updated w/video)

    The popular mobile game Fruit Ninja has just made its way to the big screen.. your TV. The trial is free, but the full game will set you back 800 Microsoft points. If you don’t like fruit or just want to practice up on your mad ninja skillz, then...
  • White Kinect coming with Kinect Star Wars

    In a photo posted to the Kinect for Xbox 360 Facebook page, we now know that there will be a white version of Kinect. While Apple is more commonly associated with white accessories, Microsoft are having their shot at fitting in with the catalogue entertainment setup that none of...
  • Kinect SDK beta now available. Non-commercial use only.

    Overnight Microsoft Researched has released the Software Development Kit for Kinect. As promised at Mix, the Kinect SDK beta is Microsoft’s official support for developing new and exciting applications using the Kinect sensor. This is largely a response to an incredibly passionate community of Kinect Hacks. The biggest difference...
  • Kinect Fun Labs supports voice commands in Australia

    Australian gamers are frustrated by the lack of voice support on the Xbox 360. A feature that launched late last year for the US and UK Xbox owners, it was promised for ‘early 2011’, but its mid-year and we’re still waiting. Microsoft’s reason – the Australian accent is complex...

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