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The official word on the glossy Xbox 360


Posted by Evolve on August 23, 2011 at 7:52 PM | Views: 1941 | Source | In: X360 News

You may have heard last week that Microsoft is changing the outer finish of the Xbox 360 250GB consoles from a glossy black to a matte black finish, similar to the current Xbox 360 4GB model. Some of the news outlets that covered it mentioned having a choice between matte and glossy Xbox 360s t...


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Vita to Launch Early 2012 in US; 2011 in Japan


Posted by Evolve on August 23, 2011 at 7:25 PM | Views: 1205 | Source | In: Vita News

There will be no PlayStation Vita in the US or Europe of this year. Sony's Kaz Hirai revealed that the handheld gaming device will launch in Japan by Christmas, but the rest of the world will be waiting until 2012, an AP report reveals. Hirai didn't call the newly detailed release plan a "delay," th...


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Xbox price drop not on the card


Posted by Evolve on August 23, 2011 at 2:53 AM | Views: 999 | Source | In: X360 News

Consumers hoping to see an Xbox 360 price cut to counter the recent drops on PS3 look to be in for some disappointing news. When asked by VG247 if Microsoft is preparing a hardware price drop of its own, European interactive entertainment VP Chris Lewis responded: “No. “As you can imagin...


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Vita Hardware Specs Announced


Posted by Evolve on August 23, 2011 at 2:36 AM | Views: 2104 | Source | In: Vita News

Hardware specs have been announced by Sony for the PS Vita and the details have confirmed most fans' hopes instead of their fears. The heart of the system is an ARM-developed Cortex A9 chip with four coresand a PowerVR SGX GPU. The screen is a 5-inch OLED capacitive touch-screen (with multi-touch) a...


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iOS 5 beta 6 gets a Sn0wbreeze jailbreak, iPad 2 still stuck behind bars


Posted by Evolve on August 23, 2011 at 2:26 AM | Views: 1475 | Source | In: iPhone News

Apparently, the iOS hacking community is not working for the weekend, judging by the two days it took to crack Apple's latest beta wide open. Available as of this morning, the Sn0wbreeze 2.8 Beta 6 unlock tool can now give those of you with developer credentials ja...


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DSiWare Zelda: Four Swords Free dated for next month


Posted by Evolve on August 23, 2011 at 2:21 AM | Views: 1721 | Source | In: DS News

As detailed at E3, the DSiWare version will be a remake of the GBA Four Swords game that came on the same cart as Zelda: A Link to the Past. It's a four-player co-op game that sees Link split in four using the Four Sword and set out to rescue Princess Zelda once again. Those who played the GBA ...


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Microsoft Owes Me $500 Billion


Posted by Evolve on August 21, 2011 at 8:22 PM | Views: 1287 | Source | In: X360 News

Using laws designed for contractual agreements along with a little bit of Microsoft's terms of service strategy, gamer and lawsuit nut David Stebbins has filed a motion in court requesting Microsoft confirm the $500 Billion it owes him. No word yet on if Microsoft plans to pay the bill. Here’...


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Cross-platform experience 'is better on Xbox' - Microsoft


Posted by Evolve on August 21, 2011 at 8:14 PM | Views: 991 | Source | In: X360 News

Microsoft Europe Xbox chief Chris Lewis has said the company's working hard with publishing partners to make multiplatform games better on Xbox 360."[Exclusives] are important," he told Eurogamer. "DLC windows of exclusivity are critical for us for differentiation... Exclusive IP is critical. You'll...


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Vita RAM rumours were "very funny" says Sony


Posted by Evolve on August 21, 2011 at 8:01 PM | Views: 1939 | Source | In: Vita News

Speaking to Eurogamer at this week's Gamescom in Cologne, Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida said that recent reports that Sony had halved the RAM in its upcoming portable to keep costs down were "very funny." Those reports appeared to be corroborated by Reality Fighters developer Novarama, ...


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Driver: San Francisco Demo Hits PSN, XBL


Posted by Evolve on August 21, 2011 at 7:54 PM | Views: 1374 | Source | In: X360 News

Ubisoft’s announced that a demo of Driver: San Francisco will hit PS3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow, ahead of the game’s September debut. It’ll feature 3 missions in all, including a race designed to highlight the car-hopping shift mechanic. The remaining missions involve a cop chase and p...


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