Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Which game will you play the most this month?

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Halo The Master Chief Collection
Super Smash Bros for Wii U
LittleBigPlanet 3
Assassins Creed Unity


Game Profile
 Written by John Scalzo  on May 12, 2005

News: The details of the Xbox 360 special. Including how long the excrutiating Pimp My Xbox went on.



With all the leaks going on last weekend, at this point the only secret left was which songs The Killers and Snow Patrol would play. The Killers played "Mr. Brightside" and "Smile Like You Mean It". Snow Patrol didn't actually show up. My respect for them skyrockets.

Anyway, on to the vital important details we learned from this special:

Official name of the console: Xbox 360
Release date: They didn't say
Price: Too expensive for you. OK, I'm kidding, they didn't say.

Number of games announced: 10

  • Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Kameo: Elements of Power
  • Gears of War
  • Project Gotham Racing 3
  • Saint's Row
  • NBA 2K6
  • Quake IV
  • Call of Duty 2

    Number of games shown: 14, All of the above plus

  • Need For Speed Most Wanted
  • Madden NFL 06
  • The Darkness
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3

    Total screen time for The Killers: 4:46
    Total screen time for annoying celebrity interviews: 0:46 (Plus 2:05 for "Pimp My Xbox" and 6:05 for a Perfect Dark Zero tournament)
    Total screen time for in-game footage: 1:36 (Including 0:29 during the tournament)
    Total screen time for the Xbox 360 system: 1:33
    Total screen time for commericals: 8:22

    Backwards Compatibility?: They didn't say
    Wireless Controllers?: Yes, apparently the controllers will all be wireless. Hello dead battery during the last level of Perfect Dark Zero.
    Removable Hard Drive?: Unknown
    Changeable Faceplates: Hoo boy yes. Lots of them, I'm not sure anyone really demanded this feauture.

    Puff Daddy sighting?: No, and P. Diddy wasn't there either.
    Paris Hilton sighting?: Thank the lord, no.
    Any Microsoft employee sighting?: Yes, J Allard, Xbox guru. J, the man has no first name. And Duncan Botwood of Rare.
    Someone describing the Xbox 360 as "Hot"?: No, but apparently it's sexy according to J Allard.
    How many times someone said "HD"?: Twice, both in commercials for Samsung

    Best video games related fact: Perfect Dark Zero will feature 50 player online deathmatches. Almost makes slogging through the rest of the crap worth it. Almost.

    So that's it for the vitals. Check back tomorrow afternoon for staff reaction to the special. I predict it won't be pretty.



  • User Comments

    Hatoful Boyfriend is Heading to PS4 and PS VIta in Early 2015


    Skylanders Trap Team Special Holiday Character Revealed by Activision


    Batman Arkham Knight Gameplay Trailer Released by Rocksteady


    Microsoft is Celebrating Xbox One’s First Anniversary With Giveaways


    Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Prologue Video and Details Released


    Tales from the Borderlands Behind The Scenes Video Released


    Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Amiibos are Now Available in Stores


    HBO Go App Now Available On Xbox One in the United States


    Game of Thrones First Look Revealed by Telltale Games


    Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Launch Trailer Released






    Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
    Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS