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NBA Jam Coming To 360/PS3


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Kinect To Drop In November?

This little piece of marketing says so. Microsoft showed off Kinect and a few games at a special event last night (which will air on MTV this Tuesday) but they were mum on details. We should have further confirmation later today as Microsoft’s Press Conference is mere hours away. Hopefully we’ll get some more details such as the capabilities of the hardware and some price points.

Xbox 360 Redesign & Microsoft Kinect

An ad pulled from Microsoft’s Ad Servers shows a new, most likely slimmer Xbox 360.This ad also confirms that Project Natal’s final name is Kinect, which has been floating around since last week when a trademark filing popped up.

USA Today Article on Microsoft Kinect

Mortal Kombat Game/Movie Trailer?

This is amazing, I really hope it’s for a new MK game. It’s a dark, realistic turn for the series, whether it’s for a game or movie I’m interested.

Hulu Coming To Xbox Live?

Gear Live is reporting that Hulu will be announced for Xbox Live at this year’s E3. Their source (who has never been wrong) says that it’ll be integrated similar to Netflix and there will be some sort of subscription although those details are still unknown. 1up is also backing this claim stating that a Hulu application for the Xbox 360 does exist, but that it’s currently tied up in rights issues. Hopefully we’ll know more when Microsoft’s Media Briefing kicks off on June 14th at 10:00 AM PT.

Half-Life 2 Comes to Mac Tommorrow

Insomniac Inks Deal With EA Partners For New IP

Section of Press Release:

New Franchise Marks the Independent Studio’s First Multiplatform Release

Redwood Shores, Calif. – May 25, 2010 – Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced a publishing agreement with independent developer Insomniac Games that will bring the studio’s upcoming, all-new franchise to the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system. This will be the first multiplatform release in Insomniac’s storied 16-year history. Published through the distinguished EA Partners program, the new title will mark the introduction of a brand new universe from Insomniac, creators of the universally-acclaimed Spyro the Dragon, Ratchet & Clank and Resistance franchises that have combined to sell more than 35 million copies worldwide. The still unnamed title is in production at the company’s Burbank studio. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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