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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Coming for Xbox Live Arcade

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Coming for Xbox Live Arcade
Published by: forahobby on Sunday, February 25, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Live Arcade, Xbox 360,

Information has been leaked recently about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles(TMNT) the arcade classic which is now up on Microsoft’s PartnerNet. The game is a port of the original with the addition of achievements, 4 player co-op online and offline.

No price or release date annouced but you can be sure that we will keep you informed on 360-hq.com... Add the game to your wishlists and keep up-to-date..

For now you'll just have to drool over the screenshots..



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Xbox 360 Platinum Hits Brings More of the Best for Less

Xbox 360 Platinum Hits Brings More of the Best for Less
Published by: forahobby on Sunday, February 25, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Xbox 360,

Microsoft launches next wave of Platinum Hits so gamers can choose from more great games at new low prices.

From gamers looking for fun with the family — such as volleying with tennis pros— to those who want hardcore action — such as leading an elite Ghost Recon squad equipped with cutting-edge weapons and communications systems — anyone in search of a great game experience can find a blockbuster title with Platinum Hits for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system. On the heels of the expanded Platinum Hits launch in Europe earlier this month, Microsoft Corp. today announced that the next round of titles in the Xbox 360 Platinum Hits library will be available March 16 in North America, Latin America, Japan and the Asia Pacific region.

Next month’s Platinum Hits releases include critically acclaimed games from the industry’s leading publishers, including Activision Publishing Inc.’s “Call of Duty 2,” Electronic Arts Inc.’s “EA SPORTS™ Fight Night Round 3,” Ubisoft Entertainment’s “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter” and 2K Sport’s “Top Spin 2.” This lineup of Platinum Hits represents some of the best high-definition titles available on Xbox 360 at an appealing price.

Next month’s Platinum Hits release, starting at an estimated retail price of $29.99 (U.S.), will include the following titles in the Americas:

- “Battlefield 2: Modern Combat™” (Electronic Arts)
- “Burnout Revenge” (Electronic Arts)- “Call of Duty 2” (Activision)
- “Dead or Alive 4” (TECMO Inc.)
- “Fight Night Round 3” (Electronic Arts)
- “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter” (Ubisoft)
- “Top Spin 2” (2K Sports)
- “Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis” (Rockstar Games)

In Japan the Platinum Hits titles listed below will be available in March for 2,800 yen:

- “Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (Electronic Arts)
- “Burnout Revenge” (Electronic Arts)
- “Chrome Hounds” (Sega Corp.)
- “Perfect Dark Zero” (Microsoft Game Studios)

In the Asia Pacific region these new Platinum Hits titles will be available. New pricing for these games will vary slightly by region:

- “Dead or Alive 4” (TECMO)
- “N3: Ninety-Nine Nights” (Microsoft Game Studios)
- “Project Gotham Racing® 3” (Microsoft Game Studios)
- “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter” (Ubisoft)

Gamers throughout Europe are able to pick up the following new Platinum Hits titles, launched earlier this month, for an estimated retail price of 29.99 euros:

- “Call of Duty 2” (Activision)
- “Dead or Alive 4” (TECMO)
- “Project Gotham Racing 3” (Microsoft Game Studios)
- “Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis” (Rockstar Games)
- “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter” (Ubisoft)
- “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend” (Eidos Interactive Ltd.)

“Platinum Hits not only lets gamers enjoy a broad portfolio of titles at an amazing price,” said Jeff Bell, corporate vice president of Global Marketing for the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. “It also ensures that existing and new gamers alike can get the most from their Xbox 360 by owning a great library of blockbuster hits. So if you missed playing a game the first time around, now there is a great reason to pick it up.”

The Xbox 360 Platinum Hits program, which launched worldwide last fall, gives people access to great games at a great value. And now with more than 10.4 million Xbox 360 consoles in living rooms around the world, there will be plenty of new console owners eager to jump into the best-selling Xbox 360 games. In fact, the Xbox and Xbox 360 Platinum Hits program accounts for more than 16.3 million games sold worldwide. A full list of Platinum Hits titles available in the U.S., Europe and Japan is available online at http://www.xbox.com/platinumhits

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Confirmed: Mercenaries 2: World in Flames Coming to Xbox 360

Confirmed: Mercenaries 2: World in Flames Coming to Xbox 360
Published by: sjohn on Thursday, February 22, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Xbox 360,

We just received word from EA that they are in fact releasing Mercenaries 2 for the Xbox 360. There have been rumors about this release for quite some time, even as far as going with it being an Xbox 360 exclusive. We are proud to release the latest Press Document by EA stating that not only is it coming to the PS3 as originally announced, but also PS2, PC, and Xbox 360. It is always nice to see games come to our platform of choice, I can't wait to try this game out.

Official Site: http://www.mercs2.com/



Press Release Below

EA AND PANDEMIC STUDIOS ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT OF MERCENARIES 2: WORLD IN FLAMES ON FOUR PLATFORMS

Blockbuster Title Shipping Holiday 2007 on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 2, in Addition to Previously Announced PlayStation 3 Version


Redwood City, Calif. – February 22, 2007 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world’s leading interactive entertainment company and Pandemic Studios, one of the world’s leading independent game developers, today announced that Mercenaries 2: World in Flames™, will ship simultaneously on four platforms worldwide – the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC – in holiday 2007.

“Mercenaries 2: World in Flames delivers the next evolution in explosive open world gameplay – regardless of the system you play it on,” said Pandemic Studios CEO Andrew Goldman. “All four platforms are incredible gaming machines, and from the beginning we designed an experience that accentuates their individual strengths and delivers the interactive freedom and explosive action Mercenaries fans demand.”

“EA Partners is proud to team up with Pandemic Studios to help execute a seamless, simultaneous global release for Mercenaries 2: World in Flames on four platforms,” said EA Partners vice president and general manager, David DeMartini. “The team at Pandemic Studios is building an incredible game that will blow away gamers in all regions of the world.”

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Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows Now Available

Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows Now Available
Published by: forahobby on Thursday, February 22, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Xbox 360,

There’s a reason why gamers choose the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller over other gamepads; it delivers a mean combination of precision, speed and accuracy. Windows gamers can take advantage of the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller and other Xbox 360 wireless accessories with the Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows, which is now available on store shelves.

As a great gift for yourself or for fellow gamers, the Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows costs $19.99 (MSRP) and is available at retailers across North America including, GameStop, Wal-Mart and Circuit City. For gamers that need both a wireless controller and receiver, Microsoft is offering the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows which includes both the receiver and controller in one package for $59.95 (MSRP).

The Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows opens up a whole new world of Windows gameplay by allowing the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, Xbox 360 Wireless Headset and Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel to work on any Windows Vista or Windows XP (SP1 or higher)-based PC.

Not sure which games support these accessories? You can be confident that all Games for Windows branded titles natively support the Xbox 360 accessories when applicable. Additionally, you can easily map button configurations for any game that enables gamepad support.

What else can you do with the Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows?

When you use the Xbox 360 Wireless or Wired Headset with the Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows or the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, it will be recognized as a second sound device. That means you can configure the headset in games that use voice communication or voice over IP programs. For example, in Games for Windows title, “Flight Simulator X,” you can output voice communication and radio chatter through the Xbox 360 Wireless or Wired Headset, while still hearing the airplane noise through your main speakers – just like a real cockpit!

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Xbox 360 Reviews Competition on 360-HQ!

Xbox 360 Reviews Competition on 360-HQ!
Published by: forahobby on Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Xbox 360,

Are you looking for a chance to win some cool prizes just for submitting your own Xbox 360 Games reviews?? If you are then your in the right spot here with us at 360-hq. :)

It's my pleasure to annouce our first competitions on the 360-hq.com website which will involve giving away some really nice prizes from our sponsors at http://www.consoleshop.com and http://www.extreme-mods.com. I have also purchase many different items just recently ready to giveaway too..

360-Hq Reviews Competition:
The competition is open to all members of 360-hq.com especially our VIP Members..
All you are required to do is choose the Submit Reviews link and start submitting as many reviews as you can on your favorite games..

The Requirements:
- Your review must be no less then 250 words
- Your review should be laid out in a professional manner.
- Reviews cannot contain curse words or any type of bad language etc.
- Once your review has been submitted it will be reviewed by our administrators and then if suitable added to our database.

How Do I Start??
1. First go into our forums and reply to the official forum topic for our current competition. It is located here.
2. Choose the Submit Review link from the drop down menu accross the top of our site named "Interact".
3. Choose a game from the drop down box that you would like to write a review for.
4. Type your review in the space provided using full punctuation.
5. Preview your Basic Review
6. On the next page you will be able to score each area of the game out of 10.
7. Finally, click the submit button. Its that easy.

Prizes Available
- Evolve360 Chrome, Blue, Leopard SKin, Clear Controller Skins
- Talismoon Whisper Fans (Blue, Green and Red)
- Smooth as Silk Black Wireless Controller Shell
- Talimoon Twilight Flow Lighted Xbox 360 Fan Duct
- Tonnes of faceplates, cables and other accessories..

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Winners Annouced Weekly
There will be one winner per week for the next few weeks.. Please also remember this in not our last competition, we will try out best to provide more cool prizes for you all in the near future.

enjoy the 360-HQ Experience.

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Xbox 360 Crackdown Now on Store Shelves

Xbox 360 Crackdown Now on Store Shelves
Published by: forahobby on Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Xbox 360,

Calling All Agents: “Crackdown” Now on Store Shelves. Crime lords of Pacific City are on high alert as “Crackdown” hits retailers nationwide.

Microsoft® Game Studios today announced that the highly anticipated action title “Crackdown™” is now available on store shelves. From developer Realtime Worlds and the mind of acclaimed creator Dave Jones, “Crackdown” is currently setting its sights on retailers across North America.

Gamers have already made the “Crackdown” demo on Xbox Live® Marketplace the most downloaded demo within the first 24 hours as well as setting a record for total downloads during its first week of release. Since then, the demo has garnered nearly 1 million downloads in less than a month as gamers everywhere have been eagerly waiting the day that they can fully experience this nail-biting, action-packed title.

“Excitement generated by the demo on Xbox Live Marketplace, and the resulting flood of community-generated video that gamers have created, has led ‘Crackdown’ to become one of the most anticipated games of this year,“ said Bob McKenzie, senior vice president of Merchandising at GameStop Corp.

Crackdown” is also one of the three ways to gain entry into the highly sought “Halo® 3” multiplayer beta program. All copies of “Crackdown” available at launch will be specially marked with the “Halo 3” multiplayer beta sticker. Gamers will be able to use their retail copy of “Crackdown” to gain access to the beta when it becomes available later this year.*

From Realtime Worlds, “Crackdown” pushes the action-driving hybrid genre into the next generation with the first-ever truly 3-D playground. Gamers will level up their Agent’s strength, agility, firearms, explosives and driving skills while scaling the fully vertical world of “Crackdown.” This M-rated game incorporates revolutionary cooperative gameplay throughout the entire free-form campaign.** Creating a volatile *****tail of judicial oppression, players will clean up the streets of a truly interactive world when “Crackdown” hits store shelves with an estimated retail price of $59.99.

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