Category Archives: Media

Kitty McScratch Dances Her Way Into History

Elizabeth ‘Kitty McScratch’ Bolinger from Iowa, who first earned a place in the 2011 World Records Gamer’s Edition with the high score for ‘Dare’ on Just Dance (11,661 points on Aug 8, 2010) – has outdone her own record breaking performance to boogie her way into the latest edition of the Guinness World Records. She […]

Microsoft Suspends Kinect Featured TV Subscription Plans

Having spent the last year trying to incorporate a service similar to Netflix and LOVEFiLM, Microsoft’s own subscription based service would have allowed users to fork out a monthly fee for a package of programmes as an alternative to other Live TV and On Demand Services.

People Who Cheat at Social Video Games Also Cheat in Real Life Says Survey

A new Survey from PopCap Games has revealed that nearly 50% of people who cheat at Social Video Games also cheat in real life – on everything from their taxes to their spouses. PopCap has unveiled the results of a survey exploring the habits of the more than 10 million people who cheat at social […]

Microsoft’s New Xbox 360 On Demand Offering Crowned ‘Winner of Winners’ at 2012 TV Innovation Awards

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console has been named “TV Innovator of the Year” at the prestigious 2012 TV Innovation Awards ceremony on January 9th, presided over by IMS Research, a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.

CES 2012 – Steve Ballmer Said So and Friends – In Short

Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer (and colleagues) at the CES 2012 has confirmed and/or displayed the following for those who missed it: (Times are UK time)

Microsoft’s Kinect Float at the Famous Rose Parade in LA

Just before the Oregon Ducks and Wisconsin Badgers had a face off in the 2012 Rose Bowl today in Los Angeles. The surrounding area hosted the world-famous and historical 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade – and Microsoft were in attendance with a Kinect themed float.

Free Disney XD Content on Xbox LIVE

All new and completely free Disney XD content is now available on the Xbox 360 console through Xbox LIVE. Launching today, families can enjoy a selection of episodes from the Disney XD lineup including Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil, Phineas and Ferb and What’s Up, Warthogs!

ThisisXbox at the Modern Warfare 3 London Launch Party

There is no denying that the launch of a Call of Duty game is always going to be a big deal. The launch party for the latest Call of Duty game, Modern Warfare 3, managed to be one of the best of the year so far. Those attending were greeted by soldiers watching over the [...]

ThisisXbox at the Batman: Arkham City Community Event

It was on a breezy Tuesday morning that a lucky group of Batman fans gathered at the Warner Bros London building. They were all there to meet some of the talented team that worked on the recently released Batman Arkham City. The ever lively community manager Sarah guided everyone into the theatre room for what [...]