Gaming Archive

  • The New Xbox Experience: E3 Keynote

    The New Xbox Experience: E3 Keynote

    It’s official, Project Natal has moved beyond its codename pseudonym and received its official name… Kinect. I think it’s perfect. Combining the key aspects of the Xbox 360 add-on: Being virtually connected to our consoles with the physical kinetic attribute of how we will be controlling them in games, entertainment, and more.
    One of the coolest things about the new Xbox 360 Experience [...]

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  • When games invade real life

    When games invade real life

    Games are invading the real world — and the runaway popularity of Farmville and Guitar Hero is just the beginning, says Jesse Schell. At the DICE Summit, he makes a startling prediction: a future where 1-ups and experience points break “out of the box” and into every part of our daily lives.
    Beyond Facebook, beyond consoles and even computer screens [...]

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  • Project Natal - The Innovation Journey

    Project Natal - The Innovation Journey

    See the innovation journey of Project Natal, coming Holiday 2010.
    You Are the Controller.
    Introducing Project Natal, a revolutionary new way to play: no controller required. See a ball? Kick it, hit it, trap it or catch it. If you know how to move your hands, shake your hips or speak you and your friends can jump into the fun — the only experience needed is [...]

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  • Modern Warfare 2 “Shatters” First-Day Sales Record For Entertainment Properties

    Modern Warfare 2 “Shatters” First-Day Sales Record For Entertainment Properties

    On the heels of what was the top-selling game worldwide for 2007, reaching over seven million copies by January 2008, and over 13 million by May 2009, game developer Infinity Ward has set, yet another, new standard.
    On Thursday, Activision said that its brand-new Call of Duty 2: [...]

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  • Xbox Live Update Preview II Review

    Xbox Live Update Preview II Review

    It’s been over two weeks since I first got preview access to the new Xbox Live update. But, I didn’t really get into it until this past weekend and I must say, overall, they did a great job. Xbox has been touting these new offerings since they were first announced back in June. While the official release of the public update is still unannounced, Xbox is giving its preview users plenty to check out. [...]

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  • Halo 3: ODST - Drop Shock Campaign

    Halo 3: ODST - Drop Shock Campaign

    While I don’t usually post about games, I thought I’d make an exception in this case. Mainly because it’s not about the game itself but about the advertising campaign for the game. It certainly doesn’t hurt that I’m a huge fan of the franchise and am eagerly awaiting to get some play time in. But, I must say, this might just be one of the best advertising campaigns I’ve ever seen for a game. At least [...]

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  • Xbox Live Update Preview Review

    Xbox Live Update Preview Review

    I’ve been on the Xbox Live Update Preview now for about a week and… unfortunately there’s really not that much to report. There’s no new “experience” to be had. It’s far from the update we heard about at E3… the one we’re really waiting for: with instant on HD video streams, social media and netwoking integration with Facebook, Twitter, and last.fm; as well as other goodies. [...]

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  • Project Natal - The future of gaming

    Project Natal - The future of gaming

    Monday came with a slew of new announcements from various press events at E3 09… but, the clear winner of the day was Microsoft and it’s announcement of Project Natal. In fact, the impact of this announcement will ultimately change the way we game, socialize, watch media, share media and numerous other events yet to [...]

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