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US Only – Win Kinect For Your School

Microsoft want to get the kids up off the couch for some fun physical activity after the holidays! So don’t miss your chance to win a Kinect for Xbox 360 prize package for you and your favorite ...[Read More]

Epic Mickey 2 for Xbox 360 in 2012?

A Disney newsletter has outed that Epic Mickey 2, a sequel to the smash hit original Wii game should be releasing in the Fall of 2012, and will be multi-console with added co-op gameplay.

Smartsoft Consult Releases WP7 App for Improving Vocabulary

Smartsoft Consult, have just released Word Puzzle for the Windows Phone 7 platform and tout it as a “fun learning tool for people all ages” as a means of improving your vocabulary on your ...[Read More]

How to Fix Broken Zune Marketplace on Xbox LIVE

It has been reported to us that many Xbox LIVE users who have downloaded the new metro style (Windows 8/Windows Phone 7-ish) dashboard are having difficulties launching the Zune Video Marketplace app.

Long Awaited Xbox LIVE Arcade Title FEZ, Finally Gets PEGI Rating

It’s been a long time in the making; so long that you could easily forget it was coming, but Fez was first announced as an Xbox LIVE Arcade title in 2007 where I had once written about its relea...[Read More]

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 Teaser Trailer

Gamespot has posted a video interview with SEGA’s Digital Brand Manager Ken Balough and a teaser trailer for Sonic 4: Episode 2.

Directors Film New Look Music Video Using Kinect

Tim and Joe, UK filmmakers who make music video, short film and commercials/virals – have created an innovative new music video for New Look using the Kinect Sensor.

Activision Vs. EA Update – Trial By Jury May 2012

Activision Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard has announced that the Los Angeles Superior Court has denied a motion brought by Electronic Arts (EA) for summary judgment, ther...[Read More]

Today Only – Fruit Ninja Kinect Half Price

UPDATE: OFFER ENDED Top-tier developer Halfbrick today announced it is slicing the price of its Xbox Live Arcade hit Fruit Ninja Kinect, the best-selling title of Summer of Arcade 2011 in half on Chri...[Read More]

Call of Duty ELITE Founders Get Christmas Bonus

Beachhead Studio and the Call of Duty ELITE Team have given out a very welcomed gift to all those with early ELITE Founder status over the holidays, check your emails now if you think you qualify!

Microsoft Bans Xbox LIVE Avatar Guns for 2012

Epic Games Community Manager, Will Kinsler (aka Raczilla) has revealed on the official Epic forums that Microsoft’s new policy for the Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace in 2012 is not to distribute a...[Read More]

All Zombies Must Die Next Week – Go Get ‘Em

Doublesix, have unleased the most zaniest digital zombie apocalypse experience ever with All Zombies Must Die!, a new title that will be available on the Xbox Live Arcade from 28thDecember 2011.

Battlefield 3 – Back to Karkand Q&A

Niklas Fegraeus, a former pro-gamer and modder who now works as Lead Designer on Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand, has answered a few community questions in this XCN exclusive Q&A:

Modern Warfare 3 – Park Map Teaser Screenshot

Following today’s earlier news that brand new downloadable content was heading to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, January 24th for Elite Subscribers

First Modern Warfare 3 DLC Dated

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In a video released today on Call of Duty Elite TV, Robert Bowling – Creative Strategist at Infinity Ward has confirmed that the first map pack content set to hit Elite Subscribers Consoles is o...[Read More]

Fenix Rising and New XP System for Gears 3 in January

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On 17th January, 2012 the battle for Sera rages on as Microsoft and Epic mark the New Year with the release of “Fenix Rising,” the third major game add-on for the most critically-acclaimed shooter of ...[Read More]

Granny Wins Herself Fifty Thousand Dollars Playing Kinect Game

Cynthia Bell of Charlotte North Carolina, was able to reinvent a 1-minute scene from this summer’s science fiction blockbuster Super 8 with her copy of Yoostar 2 for Kinect – and won $50,000 in ...[Read More]

Escape with Apple Jack 2 in 2012

Apple Jack hates his boring job. Driven to near-insanity by the click-clack of the photocopier, he’s determined to leave it far behind (along with his clothes) and head for the beach. And so in Apple ...[Read More]

Ex Infinity Ward Team Tease Upcoming Game

Respawn Entertainment, founded by Jason West and Vince Zampella who helped bring the greatest first person shooter in the world into our homes – Call of Duty, have teased an image of their next ...[Read More]

4oD and Demand 5 Catch Up TV Apps Now Available in the UK

If you peruse your controller or voice control your way to the App Marketplace on the dashboard today you will notice that both catch up tv app’s from Channel 4 and Channel 5 in the UK are avail...[Read More]

Sniper: Ghost Warrior Breaks Two Million Mark

City Interactive’s self developed and published title ‘Sniper Ghost Warrior’, has reached a new milestone in it’s successful lifespan – the game has achieved sales that h...[Read More]

Renegade Ops – New DLC Out Today from SEGA

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SEGA has released new downloadable content for the Xbox LIVE Arcade game, Renegade Ops. The story expansion Coldstrike Campaign and The Vehicle Pack is available to play in single player or multiplaye...[Read More]

Battlefield 3 – Physical Warfare Pack For FREE on Xbox LIVE

EA has announced today that the Physical Warfare Pack for Battlefield 3 on the Xbox 360 is now available at no extra charge for all gamers.

BloodRayne: Betrayal Gets a Huge Temporary Price Cut on Xbox Live Arcade

It’s about time you treat yourself this holiday season to one of the greatest 2D arcade hack ‘n’ slash experiences of all time! The critically-acclaimed BloodRayne: Betrayal is receiving a massive tem...[Read More]

Batman: Arkham City DLC Announced

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced two new DLC packs, as well as a free Batman Inc. Batsuit Skin for Batman: Arkham City is available now in the Xbox LIVE Mark...[Read More]

The Twelve Days of Xboxmas On LIVE

Today, Microsoft have kick-started the Xbox LIVE celebrations and the Count down to New Year’s Eve has begun. New great deals on Marketplace hits are inbound starting from December 20th,

Halo ATLAS Windows Phone 7 App Out Now

Take an in-depth look at ATLAS, Waypoint’s new strategy companion app for Halo: Reach Multiplayer.

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare – Arcade Mode Announced

It was announced today that Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Remedy Entertainment’s stand-alone digital spin-off for Xbox LIVE Arcade, will include a relentlessly intense arcade mode called “Fight till...[Read More]

Rihanna Tracks Coming to Dance Central 2

Dance Central 2, on Kinect for the Xbox 360, is helping spread the Christmas cheer with an announcement that adds to the massive list of hit songs from the world’s top artists.

The Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards DLC for Dungeon Defenders Almost Here

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The first part of downloadable content for the exceedingly addictive and successful Xbox LIVE Arcade game, Dungeon Defenders, is almost officially here (following Microsoft’s accidental release ...[Read More]

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – 10 Million Units Shipped

ZeniMax Media has today announced that more than 10 million units of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, have been shipped for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, representing approximately $650 mill...[Read More]

Alvin and The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked in US Theaters Today!

The holidays have arrived and so have everyone’s favorite Chipmunks and sassy Chipettes are back with more holiday tunes and fun!

Ubisoft Premieres I Am Alive Trailer

I Am Alive, from Ubisoft follows an everyman’s journey to find his wife and daughter, who were lost during the “Event.” A year later, he finds Haventon, his hometown, in shambles.

New Playlists for Modern Warfare 3 – Get to the DropZone

Robert Bowling, Infinity Ward’s Creative Strategist has confirmed all new modes inbound this weekend for Modern Warfare 3.

New “Plantador” DLC Available for Tropico 4

Fans of El Presidente can now show off their less militaristic sides with the new “Plantador” DLC for Tropico 4. The Plantador DLC, available for the Xbox 360 can be downloaded for 450 MSP,

Anomaly Warzone Earth Coming to XBLA in 2012

In Spring 2012, 11 bit studios will bring their award-winning Anomaly Warzone Earth to Xbox 360 on Xbox LIVE Arcade, with exclusive XBLA content – all new Tactical Trials levels that will test your pu...[Read More]

New Dashboard Apps Hit LIVE

Just wanted to give you an update on the new entertainment apps that are now available on Xbox LIVE in Europe. We have listed which countries they are available in so please look carefully for what is...[Read More]

Kinect Sports: Season 2 Darts League Championship

Feeling competitive? We have news of a Kinect Sports: Season Two Darts League Championship. You just need to play on Xbox LIVE on 7th or 8th January 2012 between 13:00-17:00 to be in with a chance. Th...[Read More]

Risen 2: Dark Waters Dated

Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes today announced the official release date for the epic pirate RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters as April 24th, 2012