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The tactical violence on Dutch soil has broken out for some time now thanks to Brothers in Arms: ****’s Highway. For gamers with an Xbox 360 who are not sure whether they want to get this game, Ubisoft has released a demo on Xbox Live today. This ****’s Highway preview is 1.32GB in size. Brothers in Arms: ****’s Highway is the first Brothers in Arms game for next-gen consoles. Along with obviously eye-catching graphics, the game also offers many new features that make the new consoles possible. This time you will have not one, but two teams under your care…

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Fans of Metal Gear Solid may be getting tired of it by now, but gamers with an Xbox 360 are still fully focused on it: rumors of an Xbox 360 version of Metal Gear Solid 4. After a period of silence, this rumor resurfaces today up again. Kojima had always stated that an Xbox 360 version was out of the question due to the sheer volume of video clips in the game, but during the recent Tokyo Game Show, a Japanese research firm spoke to a Konami spokesperson. This spokesperson stated that they are actively looking at the possibilities of…

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A new and interesting application for Xbox One is now available to subscribers to the Preview program: let’s talk about Wireless Display, which enables our console to receive streaming content via Miracast. In this way, you can project the screen of your smartphone, phone or tablert directly on the TV screen, using this application for Xbox One. To do this, after configuring the software, just open the settings of our Windows Phone and click the appropriate item Project the screen. The only, obvious, limitation lies in Miracast: not all smartphones support this technology, especially older models. Also, some applications such…

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Microsoft has announced that in preparation for the new dashboard for the Xbox 360, also known as the New Xbox Experience, it will be giving away free memory cards or cheap hard drives. This New Xbox Experience requires 128MB of hard disk space, but people who bought an Xbox 360 Core bundle at launch do not have this. Microsoft therefore makes free memory available to this group of Xbox 360 owners. For this group of gamers, a 20GB hard drive is priced at 20 euros. Currently, the promotion is only available in the United States, but Microsoft has confirmed that…

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Completely according to plan, Konami released a PC demo of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 this morning, and the demo has also been released on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. The demo is 1.2GB and gives you a taste of the latest PES game. As expected, Pro Evolution Soccer has been cleaned up a lot more and the football players look a bit more realistic compared to the previous edition. In addition, there are new moves to perform, we can adjust the game to our own wishes and we can expect new control options. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 will be…

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After it was announced yesterday that the Xbox 360 sold at least one week better than the PlayStation 3, it was announced today that the Xbox 360 is even sold out in Japan. That’s according to a message from Microsoft, which is both an apology and a thank you: “Currently, the Xbox 360 is sold out, and retailers are unable to restock their supply. This is a result of our own sales targets being exceeded by the actual customer sales. We deeply apologize for this inconvenience to our customers, retailers and business partners…We truly thank you for your patronage hereafter.”…

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In the first full week of August, the unthinkable happened in Japan; the Xbox 360 has sold more units in Sony’s home country than the PlayStation 3. Between August 4 and 10, Microsoft sold 28,116 consoles. In the same span of time, Sony only got 10,705 units out the door. The difference can largely be explained by the game Tales of Vesperia, an RPG that is doing very well in Japan. Whether the release of Tales of Vesperia will also boost sales in America remains to be seen. If the game comes to Europe, it will take at least until…

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Ubisoft announced today that the first people to pre-order Tom Clancy’s EndWar for Xbox 360 will get access to the open beta. This beta is considered a “VIP demo” by Ubisoft. The lucky ones who get access to the beta can get started with the multiplayer and help with online stress testing. The VIP demo will start in early October. Admission tickets are limited and are used on a “first come” basis. It is therefore important for fans to keep an eye on when and at which stores pre-orders are provided. Tom Clancy’s EndWar is set during World War III,…

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It looks like it won’t just be Shaun White Snowboarding who will be giving the snowboard game genre a major update. Recently, information and images of an Xbox 360 exclusive called Stoked also appeared. This game should be mostly about backcountry adventures and high resolution textures and details. The screenshots prove a few things, and with that it doesn’t seem to be free game for Shaun White Snowboarding. In terms of sponsors, Stoked is certainly good, developer Destineer mentioned top brands such as Burton, Nitro, Oakly, Billabong, Ride, Rome, Salomon, Volcom and Vans. A wide range of well-known snowboarders also…

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Along with the Mental Health Awareness Month, Xbox supports efforts to raise awareness in this regard and the need for mutual help. Today, more than ever, many people face challenges that affect their mental well-being. At the same time, the physical isolation caused by the pandemic has increased the importance of online relationships with loved ones. More and more studies show that gaming has real benefits for well-being. The positive effect of games is observed in relieving the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, building social bonds, or developing empathy and reducing anxiety. As part of the Xbox Research Accessibility Community…

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