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Cologne 2009: Battlefield 1943 Hits 1 Million Downloads

Posted in EA, GamesCOM - Cologne 2009, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, Trade Shows 2009, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , , , on August 18, 2009 by James Love


For a game that is being only digitally-distributed, Battlefield 1943 has been a monumental hit for EA and DICE as they announced at GamesCom their WW2 FPS has smashed the 1 million download mark.

EA had previously announced that the game had smashed day one and week one sales records on XBL and PSN with it being downloaded over 600,000 times.

Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta – Launch Trailer & Achievements

Posted in Bethesda, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , on August 1, 2009 by James Love

fallout-3Bethesda have released a list of new achievements for Fallout 3, with 4 new achivements being added in total.

As well as that, the developer also released a launch trailer for the DLC.

The Mothership Zeta DLC will be available on this Monday on Xbox Live, costing 800 Microsoft points.

PS3 date to be confirmed.

The new achievements are after the jump.

Achievements from the Examiner. Thanks to Joystiq for the trailer.

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GOONL!NE Exclusive: New Gears of War 2: Dark Corners Map Pack Screenshots

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on July 27, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

gears-of-war-2A mere day to go before the Gears of War 2 DLC packs, Dark Corners and All Fronts DLC go live on Xbox Live Marketplace.

And we’re gonna tease you with 10 brand new exclusive screenshots from two of the maps from the Dark Corners map-pack: Nowhere and Allfathers Garden.

Check them after the jump. We’ve reviewed the content tonight, catch it here.

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TSA’s 360>PS3 Game is Castle Crashers

Posted in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , , , on July 23, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

CC PS3Remember the story TheSixthAxis ran (in which turn, we did) in which it said a former 360 exclusive would be coming to PS3?

Well, it’s no Mass Effect, but it’s still a big one: Castle Crashers.

The Behamoth’s former XBLA exclusive was announced at their ComicCon panel and GameSpot has all the juicy details. Will we see their brand new secret project due for release next year at CC? Hard to tell, but we’ll ask regardless.

Xbox 360 Summer Dashboard Update Detailed

Posted in Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , , on July 17, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

xbox-360Microsoft’s outlined the dashboard update coming this summer for the Xbox 360, including premium DLC for Avatars and Games on Demand.

Catch it at Engadget.

Last FM, Twitter, Facebook and Zune Marketplace as well as Instant 1080P movies arent detailed and wont be until the Fall update.

1 vs 100 to Start in the UK Tonight

Posted in Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , , on July 10, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

xbox-360Tonight is the night, 1 vs 100 kicks off in the UK. And to celebrate, Microsoft is throwing open the gates to Xbox Live Gold to all Silver members for the weekend to play 1 vs 100.

We’ve played it already, and we liked it if you read our impressions. First game kicks off at 7:30pm. France and Germany get their versions as of Monday.

Battlefield 1943 Played By 80,000 People on Live

Posted in EA, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , , , , , on July 10, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Battlefield 1943This could be the reason why the XBLA version of Battlefield 1943 has been kicking the bucket since it’s release on Wednesday. According to Gamerbytes, they claim that over 80,000 people has gone on the game since it’s release.

No such figures for the PS3 yet, mind you its only been out for less then 24 hours.

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