E3 2018: Microsoft, Bethesda and Square Enix highlights

Microsoft, Bethesda and Square Enix destroyed EA Games on the E3! Check out the details below.

List of announcements by Microsoft – watch it on YouTube

  • Halo Infinite
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Fallout 76
  • The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit (June 26)
  • Crackdown 3 (February 2019)
  • Nier: Automata: Become As Gods Edition (February 26)
  • Metro EXODUS (February 22)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (January 29)
  • Sea of Thieves Cursed Sales (July)
  • Sea of Thieves (expansion)
  • Battlefield V
  • Forza Horizon 4 (October 2)
  • We Happy Few (August 10)
  • PUBG (Winter 2018)
  • Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition (Winter)
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider (September 14)
  • Session
  • The MMORPGG Black Desert (Fall 2018)
  • Devil May Cry 5 (Spring 2019)
  • Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course (2019)
  • Tunic
  • Jump Force (2019)
  • Dying Light 2
  • Battletoads (2019)
  • Just Cause 4 (December 4)
  • Gears Pop (2019)
  • Gears Tactics
  • Gears 5 (2019)
  • Cyberpunk 2077

List of announcements by Bethesda – watch it on YouTube

  • Rage 2 (Spring 2019)
  • The Elder Scrolls: Legends
  • The Elder Scrolls Online DLC and Chapters
  • Doom Eternal
  • Quake Champions features (Early Access this week)
  • Prey Story Mode, New Game+, Survival Mode, Mooncrash (DLC)
  • Wolfenstein Youngblood (2019)
  • Prey VR
  • Wolfenstein Cyberpilot VR
  • Fallout 76 (November 14)
  • Fallout Shelter for Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch (Available Now)
  • The Elder Scrolls Blades (Free)
  • Starfield
  • The Elder Scrolls VI

List of announcements by Square Enix – watch it on YouTube

  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider (September 14)
  • Stormblood: Final Fantasy XIV Online
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online x Monster Hunter World (Summer 2018)
  • The Awesome of Captain Spirit (June 26)
  • Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (September 4)
  • Babylon’s Fall (2019)
  • Nier: Automata: Become As Gods Edition (June 26)
  • Octopath Traveler (July 13)
  • Just Cause 4 (December 4)
  • The Quiet Man
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (January 29)
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Microsoft Store: Cloud saves corrupted? You’re out of luck!

There’s a pretty interesting topic on /r/windows10 today. Someone is having problems with Superhot VR edition. Basically his savegame got corrupted somehow and unfortunately the broken file is already up in the cloud.

What doest that mean? According to Microsoft support you have to “play the game again”. Ouch.

On Steam whenever you’re having problems with syncing your saved games the program actually asks you if you want to use the local saved games or the cloud ones. But not on Microsoft store, if something goes wrong you’re screwed.

You can read more about this problem here and see more of those screenshots here.

Age of Empires IV announced!

Holy shit Age of Empires IV has just been announced by Microsoft at Gamescom. That’s not all! Relic Entertainment is developing the game with them (Company of Heroes, Dawn of War RTS series). Check out the launch trailer below.

Here is what Microsoft said:

At gamescom 2017, we celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the Age of Empires franchise, shared some exciting news on Age of Empires: Definitive Edition and announced our plans for a brand-new title – Age of Empires IV. In case you missed it, the full broadcast is available to watch online, with our top news listed below.

Trailer on YouTube:

Source: Xbox.com

Windows 10 Game Mode explained, coming around April

Say what you want about Windows 10 but I can’t wait for this one! Microsoft wants Windows 10 to be “the best gaming operating system ever,” and Game Mode is about to come out in around a month or two with the Creators Update.

At first gamers speculated Game Mode would only affect Universal Windows Apps. That’s not the case: Microsoft plans to make the games you buy from Steam or GOG or other platforms run better, too.

“Game Mode will work both with UWP games as well as Win32-based games,” Kevin Gammill, a partner group program manager for Xbox, told PC Gamer in an interview on Tuesday.

“I will say that it’s likely that we’ll be able to eke out a little bit more performance on the UWP side with some games, essentially because of the way Win32’s architected vs. the way UWP’s architected. Specifically, there’s no way at the platform level to really know where a game starts and stops…. You could have a number of Windows services running, we don’t know if that’s part of the game or not, that the game’s calling into. UWP is more of a contained package, and you know where it starts and stops. Knowing what the contained package is may be of some extra benefit, may be slightly better than Win32 from a performance perspective. But no question, Game Mode can see huge perf benefits for both Win32 and UWP.

Game Mode focuses on the two pieces of hardware you’d likely expect: your CPU and GPU. Gammill explained that when you run a game, it’s naturally given a percentage of the GPU cycles, while the background gets another percentage. “At the platform level we can tweak that,” he said. Turn Game Mode on, and when a game is in the foreground, “we’re going to bias GPU cycles to your game, versus the background pass,” he explained.

“If you have Lightroom in the background doing some kind of math-intensive, GPU-intensive conversion, and that’s taking up a lot of cycles, and then you have your game in the foreground, and all of a sudden you give your game what was—and I’ll make these numbers up—90% of your GPU [and increase that] up to 98%, Lightroom running in the background will slow down. That may seem like an obvious statement, but some people don’t think it all the way through.”

What Game Mode is doing with the CPU is a bit more complicated. Microsoft is tackling “thread contention,” which you can think of as every service and application on your PC vying for processor time and resources (eg, L1/L2/L3 cache) to complete its task.

“Depending on your machine configuration, what software you have running on the machines, what system services you have running, you could have threads running across all your cores making the machine relatively hot,” Gammill said. “And then when you have a game running on top of that, depending on how the game is architected, sometimes those threads can contend from a resource perspective with what’s going on in the system. So essentially what we’re doing with Game Mode is allocating a number of threads that will be for the game only, and the rest of the threads for the system only.”

Gammill said that in working on thread contingencies, they’ve been able to make performance more consistent. Games don’t have to contend with other services running on the same threads, so when the game suddenly needs more CPU power—perhaps due to a spike in AI-driven enemies on screen—it has plenty of headroom.

At launch, Game Mode will be easy to turn on and off through the Game Bar (Windows key + G, if you have it enabled through the Xbox app). Microsoft is also working on a whitelist of games that will benefit from Game Mode, which it’s filling out by testing on a variety of systems. Eventually, Game Mode will be able to switch on automatically when it detects one of those games, but the whitelist will start out empty in the upcoming Windows Insider build.

Microsoft stressed several times that this is just the beginning for Game Mode, and that performance should improve as the team continues to iterate on it. “This is not one of those features where we ship it, we high five, and move on,” Gammill said. “This is one of those features where this is really phase one, and we want it to get better after we ship the Creators update. Not only waiting for the next big Windows release, but as the Creators update continues to mature in the marketplace as well.”

Source: PC Gamer

Microsoft will use Steam to sell Windows games

I think they have finally realized that selling games on their own, buggy, slow and unpopular Windows Store is a really bad idea. They have changed their mind and said that they will be selling their PC games on Steam, maybe including those titles that have Xbox Play Anywhere (buy once on console, play on PC too) thing?

Gears of War 4

Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox team at Microsoft, was talking on GameSpot stream during the E3. He said:

“I don’t think Valve’s hurt by not having Microsoft’s first-party games in their store right now. They’re doing incredibly well.”

Accordingly, Spencer said that Microsoft:

“Microsoft will ship games on Steam again.”

I don’t know about you guys but I would be more than happy to play Gears of War 4 in coop with friends on Steam! The employee did not say which games would be sold on Steam, nor when they would appear.

E3 2016 Press Conference time zones!

The E3 starts today guys, in case you have no idea when, here are the time zones for the following days!

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EA E3 2016 conference times – Sunday June 12th

  • Europe: 10pm (CEST)
  • West Coast US: 1pm (PDT)
  • East Coast US: 4pm (EDT)

Bethesda E3 2016 conference times – Sunday June 12th

  • Europe: 4.00am (CEST, Monday)
  • West Coast US: 7.00pm (PDT, Sunday)
  • East Coast US: 10.00pm (EDT, Sunday)

Microsoft E3 2016 conference times – Monday June 13th

  • Europe: 6.30pm (CEST)
  • West Coast US: 9.30am (PDT)
  • East Coast US: 12.30pm (EDT)

PC Gaming Show E3 2016 conference times – Monday June 13th

  • Europe: 8:30pm (CEST)
  • West Coast US: 11.30am (PDT)
  • East Coast US: 2:30pm (EDT)

Ubisoft E3 2015 conference times – Monday June 13th

  • Europe: 10pm (CEST)
  • West Coast US: 1pm (PDT)
  • East Coast US: 4pm (EDT)

Sony E3 2016 conference times – Tuesday June 14th

  • Europe: 3am (CEST, Tuesday)
  • West Coast US: 6pm (PDT, Monday)
  • East Coast US: 9pm (EDT, Monday)

Nintendo E3 2016 conference times – Tuesday June 14th

  • Europe: 6pm (CEST)
  • West Coast US: 9am (PDT)
  • East Coast US: 12pm (EDT)

Windows Store: 10 Days of 10 Cent Deals

A nice offer from Microsoft just in time for the release of their new Lumia phones – 950 and 950XL – and Windows 10 November update!

Windows Store

Some good game deals, including:

  • Hitman Go
  • Rayman Fiesta Run
  • Hydro Thunder Hurricane (full port of the X360 game, been a day one exclusive on the Windows store)
  • Riptide GP2 (same as version on Steam)
  • Angry Birds Space/Star Wars (zero IAPs unlike Android/iOS versions)

This deal is only offered in the US and Canada. However, you can easily switch to the US store. Steps as follows:

On your Windows 10 PC or notebook:

Windows Key > Type “Region” > Click “Region (Control Panel)” > Location > United States.

On your Windows 10 Mobile phone:

Go to Settings app > Time & Language > Region > Country > United States.

To actually purchase something add your PayPal address or your VISA/MasterCard and a random US address.

There are also some movies to rent (in both HD and SD, you can download or stream them) for only $0.10. You have 14 days to start watching it and then 48 hours once you start the movie.

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Poll Time: Did you upgrade to Windows 10?

Hello! Windows 10 came out yesterday. I’m wondering if you guys updated to Windows 10 yet?

I have and I’ve been using it since October 2014 as a Windows Insider. It really is a good piece of software and has some really cool features but it still needs some work. I’ve also switched to Lumia 640 which is also running Windows 10 (beta) at the moment. It’s really nice to have the full experience although the phone beta still needs some bug fixes. Also I can’t stop playing this… vote below!

Windows 10 Continuum

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Windows 10 is going to kick ass

Here’s a quick post about Windows 10 conference. They have showed a lot of goodies on it. First of all Windows 10 is going to be free for current Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. But only for the first year after that you will have to pay for the system. How much? I have no idea. It won’t be subscription based as people speculated earlier, that’s good – it was confirmed after the conference.

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Finally, they have made the system apps unified. It basically means that the apps will be consistent through out all the platforms – phones, tablets and computers running Windows 10. You can see how it looks like on the screenshots below.

They have improved the looks since the last technical preview. Looks fucking nice if you ask me:

Windows 10 Conference Screenshot January 2015

And for the first time you will be able to stream your Xbox One games to your PC or tablet which could be pretty awesome, so if you have Xbox One you can launch it on your tablet, notebook or PC.

The Xbox App looks pretty sweet. It acts sort of like Steam and Facebook combined. You can even sync that with your Xbox One and see your games on the list and of course stream them to your PC or tablet. Check out these screenshots:

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Microsoft also said that there is not a single problem with Steam running on Windows 10 and the guy even played some Civilization Beyond Earth for a bit.

Another cool thing is the HoloLens, imagine playing Minecraft like this:

So will this be a failure just like Windows 8? I really doubt it. They have changed the whole policy in their company it seems. It’s all about users and their ideas this time. Remember if you are using Windows 10 leave them ideas and report bugs through that nice little feedback app.

They have also announced Fable Legends to have cross platform gameplay between Xbox One and PC players and of course the PC version of the game to come out soon:

Poll Time: Your thoughts on Windows 9?

We all know by now that Windows 8.1 (on desktops and laptops without touchscreens) was a disaster. It simply sucked. However, Windows 9 conference is taking place in less than a week, unfortunately no live stream is going to be there, so we can’t be sure that Windows 9 beta is coming out on that day or not – September 30th that is. For now we only know this:

September 30th Windows 9 BETA Microsoft

Are you at all excited about the new system? Do you plan on switching from Windows 7? Latest rumor is that it will only support 64-bit machines and all GUI elements will support screens with resolution bigger than 4K – no more pixelated icons! Vote in poll below!

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The biggest highlights of the new OS are of course the comeback of Start Menu, but it has been redesigned and now it supports the metro apps that you can pin. The metro start screen is gone along with other useless touch screen elements. Metro apps will launch in windowed mode on desktops which is nice as well. And the last cool feature is the notification bar (not seen on the screenshot below) which will inform you about all things that happen in the system (new messages, calendar events etc.).

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By |2016-10-14T13:50:35+00:00September 24th 06:49, 2014|Categories: Entertainment, News, Polls & Quizes, Software, Windows Store|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

E3: Amazing experience for the first time ever! WTF

That was sarcasm indeed. Are you watching the E3 right now? Have you seen Xbox and EA conference? Microsoft didn’t show anything good (a Halo remake? really? that’s it? no PC love?), EA had some good moments with Sims 4, the new Dragon Age and possibly another Mass Effect game – skipping all that sport games, not into that.

And by the way why the fuck are the guys on SPIKE TV talking about every single title like it’s a 10/10 game before it even went out. I hate it that those hosts on the E3 show are all about to orgasm from the amount of “amazing” games they’re showing. I know it’s money but come on!!!

E3 POOPFERENCE

But seriously Battlefield Hardline looks like another copy of Battlefield in some concrete crappy city with shiny streets and shit. Oh and speaking of street new Criterion Games title looks awesome!

Now waiting for Ubisoft. Will give another crappy report.

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BTW Origin seems to be down thanks to the Battlefield Hardline beta annoucement on E3… games are gone from players lists and orders don’t come thourgh (got The Sims 3 expansion few minutes ago and it says it’s “pending”…).

New Xbox to be announced at May event?

Microsoft may be announcing the new Xbox in May.

According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning to hold an Xbox event on May 21 to announce its next console, and will unveil the device at the E3 in June. The tech blog cites “sources familiar with Microsoft’s Xbox plans”.

Xbox new

The next Xbox may be based on Windows 8, The Verge reports. There are no other details on what the console might feature or possible prices.

Microsoft’s competitors have already announced or released next-generation consoles. Nintendo released the Wii U — successor to the Wii — in the fall of 2012. Sony announced the PlayStation 4 console on Feb. 20, but has yet to release a sale date, or even show what the console looks like.

The Xbox 360 has consistently been the most popular console in the United States, for about 25 consecutive months. The device originally went on sale in November 2005 and retailed for about $300 to $400.

New Xbox might have a smiliar price tag depending on different editions of the device and subscription costs.

Source: The Verge

By |2016-10-14T13:52:22+00:00April 8th 19:31, 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Games, News, Xbox 360|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft doesn’t consider Valve as competition

Valve finally prepares to roll out prototypes for its Steam Box in as little as four months. During a talk at Microsoft’s TechForum conference earlier this week (via The Verge), Microsoft’s head of Interactive Entertainment Business Don Mattrick – that’s “Xbox boss” – said a simple “no” in response to being asked if he considers Valve a competitor.

Thankfully, Mattrick keeps his respect just as high as his confidence, stating he admires Valve boss Gabe Newell and the studio’s drive for “doing some innovative stuff.” He indicates fellow tech and gaming giants Sony, Nintendo, Apple, and Google represent a “richer scale of products and things being brought to market.”

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Newell shared his own take on Steam Box’s stiffest competition back in January, citing Apple’s similar living-room ambitions as “the biggest challenge” facing the project. “I think that there’s a scenario where we see sort of a dumbed-down living room platform emerging,” he said. “I think Apple rolls the console guys really easily. The question is can we make enough progress in the PC space to establish ourselves there, and also figure out better ways of addressing mobile before Apple takes over the living room?”

Steam Big Picture

Source: PC Gamer

Gabe Newell calls Windows 8 a catastrophe

Operating system Windows 8 will be a "catastrophe" for PC game makers, according to Valve Software’s boss.

Speaking at the Casual Connect game conference in Seattle, Gabe Newell said the next version of Windows could mean big changes to the PC market. Many took his comment as a criticism of the changed user interface in Windows 8 as well as its built-in Windows Store.

The Windows Store could dent the success of Valve’s own online market, Steam, through which players buy games.

Mr Newell, who worked for Microsoft for 13 years on Windows, said his company had embraced the open-source software Linux as a "hedging strategy" designed to offset some of the damage Windows 8 was likely to do.

"We want to make it as easy as possible for the 2,500 games on Steam to run on Linux as well," said Mr Newell.

"Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."

The arrival of Windows 8 would be likely to drive some PC makers and others out of the business because it put so much pressure on their sales margins, Mr Newell added.

He said the success of Valve, known for its Half Life, Left4Dead and Portal titles, had been down to the open nature of the PC.

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"We’ve been a free rider, and we’ve been able to benefit from everything that went into PCs and the internet," he told the conference. "And we have to continue to figure out how there will be open platforms."

However, he added, the openness that helped Valve as well as firms such as Google and Zynga could disappear with Windows 8.

"There’s a strong temptation to close the platform," he said, "because they look at what they can accomplish when they limit the competitors’ access to the platform, and they say, ‘That’s really exciting.’"

This is seen by commentators to be a reference to the inclusion of a Windows Store in the Microsoft operating system.

This is a shop through which users will be able to buy apps for their Windows 8 device.

On some versions of Windows 8, it will be the only way to get downloadable software such as games.

Microsoft takes a cut, up to 30%, of every sale made through this store. This could be a significant threat to the massively successful Steam online game store that Valve runs and which gives it a commission on every title sold through the online market. A Windows Store closed to everyone but Microsoft might reduce the range of games available for sale through Steam.

Windows 8’s links with Microsoft’s Xbox Live online game service could also dent the appeal of Steam for many people.

Mr Newell said Valve was preparing for the future in other ways. In particular, he said, it was trying to make tools and services that players could use to make games and gaming more fun for everyone.

"We think the future is very different [from] successes we’ve had in the past," he said.

"When you are playing a game, you are trying to think about creating value for other players, so the line between content player and creator is really fuzzy."

One harbinger of this future was perhaps found, he said, in the success of one Team Fortress player in Kansas who was earning $150,000 (£97,000) a year making virtual hats.

"This isn’t about video games," he said. "It’s about thinking about goods and services in a digital world."

Source: BBC

By |2016-10-14T13:53:09+00:00July 26th 15:45, 2012|Categories: DRM, Entertainment, Games, Valve|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

Microsoft launched Kinect

Kinect

Last night Microsoft hired out New York’s iconic Times Square to launch Kinect to North Americans. And with such an audacious event came the need to put on a bloody good show. Launch pictures from Gamesradar.

Microsoft expecting to sell more than 3 million units by year’s end. So will you help them achive this? Vote at the end of the post.

 

Update: added gallery

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By |2016-10-14T13:53:33+00:00November 5th 00:28, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |12 Comments

New Age of Empires on the way?

Microsoft is looking for beta testers for a new title created by Robot Entertainment which consists of many Age of Empires series developers. The new game has a codename, it’s either Spartan or Project S. The rumor is kinda obvious – adding the best Age of Empires features to some cool and modern graphic design/engine. I personally can’t wait for more info about this. You can read a lot more about this on Kotaku.

Spartan Beta

By |2016-10-14T13:53:43+00:00July 8th 18:21, 2010|Categories: Games, Windows Store|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

We Want Live – Microsoft will launch XboX Live in Central Europe!

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It finally happened. After weeks of waiting for Microsoft’s appearance on this year’s E3 event they announced that this fall Central Europe will get their XboX Live support (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Greece). You will be able to migrate from your current non-your-country XboX Live account (if you have any) to your current location.

We would like to thank the creators of We Want Live action – thanks to them console gaming will be getting bigger after this summer, hopefully the prices for new XboX 360 games will drop too ;-)

Oh and thanks for listening Microsoft.

Now, since the action is finally over we are taking off the banner for We Want Live from our page but we will never forget what you did for the gamers around the globe.

By the way, not only Central Europe gets XboX Live support, the following countries are included as well: Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Republic of South Africa.

They also announced this little thing:

By |2016-10-14T13:53:45+00:00June 16th 23:18, 2010|Categories: Entertainment, Games, Xbox 360|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

E3 2010: New games from major publishers leaked?

Here’s an E3 2010 line up list. It was supposed to be confidential…

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Source

Update: Here’s more thanks to Dragoon – http://abstract360.com/2010/05/rumor-e3-2010-line-up-leaked/

Update 2: Confirmed fake! http://twitter.com/jeffgerstmann/status/13410527050

By |2016-10-14T13:53:47+00:00May 17th 19:31, 2010|Categories: Entertainment, Weird Stuff|Tags: , , , , , , , |8 Comments

Weekend Deals (19.03.10)

Hi, guys!

So you all hoped that there will be no weekend deal report again and you don’t have to spend money on this weekend? You thought wrong! :D

Don’t be afraid, take out your credit card and read on :)

 

GamersGate presents this weekend deal: Painkiller: Resurrection for 29.95€ 17.97€ (-40%) (Steam price: $29.99/£19.99/29.99€). GamersGate has always other (daily) deals running, so check them all out here or just follow them on Twitter :)

Steam is teasing with Aliens vs. Predator selling with 33% discount. (US: $49.99 $33.49 / UK: £24.99 £16.74 (25% lower) / EU: 49,99€ 33,49€ (35% higher)). And also it has 68 metascore points, so it’s all up2u :)

GameTap is offering Mass Effect 2 with discount – $49.95 $29.95 (Steam price: $49.99/£29.99 / 49.99€). Beware, offer ends @ 20. March 2009 as they said in their newsletter :D Also they are offering Universe At War: Earth Assault 75% off – $4.95 (Steam price: $19.99/£14.99/19.99€).

Impulse is offering 13 titles (including nice software), unfortunately EA games have geo-restriction. But still, you can see the list here.

X-fire has a good price for Empire: Total War text-011″>€49.99 €16.99. (Steam price: $29.99/£29.99/49.99€)

GamesPlanet has slightly better deal for Empire: Total War –66% = £29.99 £9.59 (10.68€) (Steam price: $29.99/£29.99/49.99€). PS! Offer is available until 30th March, so take your time :)

GetGames are offering also games for good price: Universe At War –75% – $19.95 $4.99, Commandos Complete –33% – $19.99 $13.33, Serious Sam HD (with deathmatch multiplayer!) 50% – $14.99 $7.49. About SSHD DM read more here.

G2Play is offering too-good-to-be-true deals :) Recently released games (ie C&C4, DAO: Awakening, Assassins Creed 2, BFBC2 etc) for nice prices. Check them out here.

Microsoft ;) is offering Kane & Lynch: Dead Men for 50% less price – 800points. They reveal next deal on my birthday :)

 

So have fun and don’t spend too much :)

International Consumer Day

It was a good day yesterday. On March 15th whole Europe was celebrating the International Consumer Day.

People from We Want Live managed to contact Polish Federation of Consumers. And according to them Microsoft is selling a broken/missing product on the Polish market and the Polish XboX 360 users can easily get their money back by returning their consoles to the shop. And there is a chance that you will be able to do the same…with XboX 360 games that don’t have working multiplayer features.

We Want Live members gathered over 100 different things that is being treated as proof  by the Federation. It’s mostly scans and pictures of user manuals of the console (which encourage people to create an XboX Live account and plug their console to the Internet).

Will Microsoft finally say something about it? Even though they did respond in few sentences earlier, some sort of longer and more official message should be announced in the media.

By |2016-10-14T13:53:50+00:00March 16th 10:02, 2010|Categories: Games, Windows Store, Xbox 360|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

We Want Live – about to receive an answer? (THEY DID!)

There’s a hope for Polish XboX Live and Games For Windows Live. As far as I know the creators of WWL are about to receive an official statement from Microsoft head quarters in USA.

Too bad Microsoft waited a month to do this… We will post more details here as soon as we know something.

UPDATE:

Here’s an official Microsoft statement about XboX Live sevice in Poland:

Xbox is very committed to the Polish market and is appreciative of the passion and excitement that our community of users show for our products, including Xbox LIVE. This year, 2010,  is going to be a historic year for Xbox and our aim is to bring to our Polish community of users the full and best interactive experiences possible on the Xbox 360. We currently finalizing our plans for the Polish market that we will become public at the forthcoming E3 consumer trade show, later in June.  Our Polish community of Xbox users should expect to hear more about how we will take the Xbox 360 experience to another level in Poland.

They didn’t even bother to sign the freaking letter (no one knows who wrote this, it just says Microsoft). I say fuck them and their legal games in Poland, just don’t buy new XboX 360 games if your country isn’t supported – like the upcoming Bad Company 2 (a 100% multiplayer game which has no…multiplayer).

I’ll get back to laughing now! :)

By |2010-03-03T16:44:55+00:00March 3rd 15:58, 2010|Categories: Entertainment, Games, Windows Store, Xbox 360|Tags: , , , , |9 Comments