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It was a sad day for Lionhead Studios, creators of the popular Fable series of games. After an announcement earlier this year that Microsoft would be closing the doors on the developers, today marked the day that those actions were finally carried out. Twitter, as you may have guessed, was full of opinions.
Yesterday marked the day that Xbox officially announced they were stopping production of the Xbox 360. So to celebrate the life of Xbox 360, here are my most memorable games from when I owned my Xbox 360.
Get ready for an emotional roller coaster ride, as Youtuber John Wikstrom has now transformed a powerful story about gaming on the original Xbox into a short film thatís guaranteed to tug on the ol' heartstrings.
Just today, Xbox made a major announcement that has been vehemently sweeping across the gaming community. For those who have invested most of their gaming careers on their Xbox 360 and still have yet to upgrade to an Xbox One, you might want to jumpstart that decision sooner rather than later.
Beyond Good And Evil was released in November of 2003 and was immediately overwhelmingly successful with an 83 on Metacritic and raving reviews. Thatís why fans were stoked when the long-awaited sequel, Beyond Good And Evil 2, was finally announced in 2008. But since the game's silence, new evidence shows that Ubisoft has filed for a new Beyond Good And Evil trademark, so maybe the sequel is finally going to get off the ground.
The internet nearly went up in flames within the gaming sectors over the big rumors spreading about the PlayStation 4.5, also referred to as the PS4K. All the rumors surrounding the half-step console has put eyes on Microsoft to see if they might follow suit. According to Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer, Microsoft will not follow suit.
When all else fails, turn to Twitter. Thatís what one Turok fan did recently, and the reward for their effort was discovering that both Turok and Turok 2 are currently in development for the Xbox platform.
Microsoft has been on a roll lately when it comes to making decisions that make their loyal fanbase drool with anticipation and get excited about what new content is on the horizon. In this case, they've announced the April line-up for Games With Gold and it's definitely worthwhile.
Wait a decade and thereís no telling what you might learn about a classic game. Surprising, too, may be the source. Take Halo 2 for instance. According to that gameís composer, the 2004 FPS was actually supposed to have a more conclusive ending.
At this weekís GDC, many video game companies have hosted networking parties with a wide array of activities like free food, swag bags and bar meet-ups. But at Microsoftís party, they had women dancing around in skimpy schoolgirl outfits on platforms, and the internet has lashed out in response. Now Microsoft is acknowledging the responses.
Recently, Xbox announced that they would be supporting cross-platform play with PC and PS4 players. That means that people playing a multiplayer game on the Xbox One can easily go against someone playing the same game on the PS4. And now, Sony has finally responded to the open invitation from Xbox to participate in the cross-platform play.
Tusk is about ready to enter the Killer Instinct arena but, like a true gentleman, he's decided to introduce himself first. Say hello to the Tusk introduction trailer.
One of the big no-nos these days in the world of game reviews is for a big AAA publisher to release a game and then have reviews embargoed until the day of release or post release. Ubisoft has been in the hotbed of release day embargoes before but this time they offer a detailed explanation of why they're using that method for The Division.
Mojang just updated the original Minecraft to version 1.9. This update focuses on overhauling the game's combat system so that players can take advantage of brand new moves with new and old weapons alike. The update completely changes the dynamic of Minecraft so it almost feels like a completely different game.
Itís no secret that many video games that have been turned into feature films have not been the greatest movies. Some of them have been downright failures. But I believe there are some games that are destined to be turned into movies, and would finally break the curse that hangs over all video game movie adaptations.