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Aussies get 360 HD DVD March 29 for $249 AUD

In a short but sweet news post, Xbox Zone revealed new details on the Xbox 360 HD DVD drive it discovered from Xbox Australia. The most pertinent news is that Oz will get its chance to pick up the add-on peripheral on March 29 for $249 AUD, which translates to approximately the $200 price tag for...

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HD-DVD vs DVD: Let's compare Xbox 360 style

Since we're all about supporting HD-DVD here at Fanboy Towers, we've stumbled upon an article that compares the prettiness of HD-DVD to that of DVD. Games Central put up a few comparison shots of the movies King Kong and Batman Begins, focusing on the image quality of HD-DVD and DVD. The actual...

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The algebra of wows, inspired by Xbox 360 HD-DVD dancers

Clearly, the parallels to be drawn between high-definition home entertainment and in-your-face dance showdowns are too numerous to list, but Microsoft chooses to highlight some of the more obvious ones in their commercial for the Xbox 360 HD-DVD drive (embedded in the post, natch). Depicting a...

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X06 announcements crammed into a single post

Microsoft's X06 event started off in a thunderous explosion of news, with pieces of informative debris raining down upon the unshielded denizens of the internet since yesterday. If you're feeling clueless or overwhelmed, allow us to subject you to a helpful hail of bullet points: ...

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Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh to make new Halo game, original IP

Microsoft has confirmed that the Academy Award-winning duo Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh (Lord of the Rings, King Kong) are set to create two "new interactive series" for Xbox 360 and XBLA. The first is a "collaborative effort with Bungie Studios to co-create the next great chapter in the Halo...

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Top 10 awful achievements

Let's face it, some 360 achievements are pretty difficult to get. Others are pretty easy. However, there are some that are too easy or too hard. And of course there are those that are just stupid (here's looking at you Kong). GamersReports has taken our distaste for crappy achievements and combined...

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Nintendo's (sometimes sordid) past now available on Google news archives

Google just unwrapped "news archive search," a new feature that allows users to search years and years of old news accounts. The company says the ability to search through a comprehensive database of old news will "make it possible for users to read about historical events as they happened."...

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Joystiq Review: Peter Jackson's King Kong (Xbox 360)

After disappointment with EA’s video game adaptations of his The Lord of the Rings films, director Peter Jackson sought famed game designer Michel Ancel (and his team at Ubisoft’s Montpellier studios) to help him create a game for his latest movie, an adaptation of King Kong. With (the...

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Making Kong: interview with designer Michel Ancel

Peter Jackson's decision to work with the lauded creator of the unsung (and hidden gem #2) Beyond Good and Evil has earned both men much praise. Ancel proved himself to be a strong, artistic collaborator, and Eurogamer's interview reveals an eloquent and articulate designer. On developing...

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PSP game releases for the week of December 19

  If the PSP is a bit lacking in the game release department, it sure makes up for it with UMD movies (if this week is any comparison). The lull before Festivus has granted us a sole new PSP game: Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie With a name that long, you really...

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