Nov 15, 2007
It was always a pipedream, really; Microsoft's Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb has debunked all talk of the new downloadable Xbox Originals featuring 360-type achievements.
The downloadable Xbox games, which will be arriving on December 4 for 1200 Microsoft points ($15), will appear via software emulation / backwards features, which is just one of the reasons why retro-active Achievements just can't happen.
"The answer is no," Nelson informs the gutted Achievement whores on his
Nov 14, 2007
Yesterday's big news was of the next big 360 dashboard update seeing the launch of original Xbox games as downloads on Xbox Live, but out of the seven initial games announced for the service, five have known problems running on the new hardware.
Just like when you slip an old Xbox game disc into your Xbox 360, the games will run using software emulation which, by its very nature, causes all sorts of problems. Microsoft has already documented these known issues ahead of the big
14th Nov 2007
Can you believe how much our little boy has grown? The years have just flown by. It seems just yesterday that Xbox Live was taking its fledgling stumbles into the online console gaming world, but half a decade of additions and refinemenents later, Microsofts community has grown into a nigh-legendary and highly influential modern institution of videogaming. Theres no doubt that cake, lemonade and spurious vomiting are to be had later, but for now Microsoft is doing a few other
There's still a month to go before the third X-Men film hits theaters, but the video game tie-in is edging its way in a few days earlier. X-Men: The Official Game bridges the gap between the 2003 movie and the year's sequel - and with no nailed-down story to follow, the game's getting packed with extra villains you may not even see in the
• X-Men - Iceman movie (WMV, 8.00MB) - right-click to download
• X-Men - Silver Samurai movie (WMV, 5.78MB) - right-click to download
Tuesday 25 April 2006
Activision has confirmed that all the major X-Men characters in upcoming X-Men: The Official Game will be voiced by the stars of the movie, and has released new game trailers showing Iceman and baddie the Silver Samurai in action.
Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Alan Cumming and Shawn Ashmore will provide the voices for
Even though she was pumped full of liquid adamantium in 2003's X2, Lady Deathstrike appears to be alive and ass-kickin'. Scope out the Kelly Hu-flavored Deathstrike in our new screens, artwork and trailer for X-Men: The Official
Activision has released shots and details of X-Men: The Official Movie Game which is the working title for its spin-off game for upcoming X-Men film The Last Stand, due out this summer.
X-Men: The Official Movie Game features three stalwarts of the mutated crime fighting team – Wolverine, Nightcrawler and Iceman – as the three playable characters, as the game charts events leading up to the start of the film and beyond the its end. The film's screenwriter Zak Penn has co-written
After an early but well received outing at last year's E3, X-Men: Legends is slowly gearing up for a 2004 release. Pitting a team of up to four players against a series of suitably way-out adversaries and mind-bending puzzles, the game blends some fairly intense battles with more traditional RPG fare. Each of the X-Men has their own special ability, naturally, and you'll be able to upgrade them with good old fashioned Experience Points as you go.At the kick-off you'll only be able to select