Sky Player on Xbox 360 – Fail!

Regardless of the title this post actually has nothing to do with the “technical issues” that caused Sky Player to get pulled from the Xbox dashboard today It’s to do with the way it’s been priced There are two ways to get Sky Player on your Xbox As an existing Sky customer If you are

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Interview with a legend

I’ve just read an interview on GamaSutra with the legend that is Jeff Minter, the creator of some of the craziest games i’ve ever played including one of my favourites “Revenge Of The Mutant Camels” He was also the creator of one of the only decent games for the Atari Jaguar, Tempest 2000 I didn’t realise

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PS3 Available In The UK Today

Finally if you have £425 of loose change you too can own a PS3 today! (plus whatever you need to spend on cables, games, controllers) This article on the BBC News site talks about how police are concerned that muggings may be occur while people are trying to get their brand new kit at midnight! ******Disclaimer ******

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Homebrew Games

Something i’ve been watching with interest is Microsoft XNA I’m (just!) old enough to remember when games didn’t have huge budgets, teams of developers, HD graphics and orchestra like soundtracks and that anyone could write one in their own bedroom. When i first started to learn BASIC all i wanted to do was write games and was delighted

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Back In Business

Finally back in the office after a long period of work We completed an SBS2003 installation over the weekend and Monday was left to tidy up the bits and pieces. I setup Update Services and was impressed with how easy it was to get going but i’m having a bit from trouble getting it to

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The Connected Home

When i first moved into my house i had a romantic view of my “connected home” I had all sorts of plans and ideas of how my 21st century home would work. I wanted to have a PC in the living room that would be connected to the television and display pictures, videos and music

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Xbox Sales

From the Yahoo News site: http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/061025/19252_id.html?.v=1 “Carl Howe (Blackfriars Communications) submits: Colin Sebastian at Lazard Capital Markets has warned that he expects Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT – News) XBox 360 shipments to only total 4.5 million for the year, instead of the 5 million expected. That says to me that the XBox 360 marketing plan is

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