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X07 isn't happening, UK will get own non-Euro event

We had X06 last year, so one would naturally think the European Microsoft event, which has existed since 2001 (let's not talk about 2004, k?), would give us the next digit and we'd be up to X07 -- alas, it is not to be. Aaron Greenberg says there will not be an X07 this year and that they've got...

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100GB HD at X06 Korea confirmed fake

In a crushing blow to people who believe everything they see on the internet, German-language blog Xbox-Archiv.de reports (crappy English web translation here) that Microsoft Senior Product Manager Boris Schneider-Johne confirmed the 100GB 360 hard drive supposedly pictured at X06 Korea is a...

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Candanian X06 podcast, eh?

Tony and Ryan from VGMDaily have a pretty solid podcast covering the happenings at X06 Cananda, including an illuminating interview with Marc "Misinterpreted" Rein of Epic fame. Here's the synopsis: 0:00 – Intro 0:30 – Outside the Brant House for X'06 1:39 – Steve says some kind...

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Microsoft reveals 100GB 360 drive at X06 Korea

Apparently, Microsoft couldn't squeeze all the announcements they had into TGS and X06 in Barcelona, so they saved one for the X06 event going down in Korea. Trailing slides of 360 peripherals we've already seen -- like the Vision camera, wireless headset, wireless gaming receiver, and the 256MB...

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Joyswag X06 Winner

After poring through over 50 entries for our X06 swag giveaway, we finally narrowed it down to a winner. The winning entry (above) combines our love for Legos, Star Wars, and dismembering Totem Ball players into one excellent graphic. Congratulations to our winner -- we'll be in touch shortly to...

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Marvel Universe Online trailer update

Marvel Universe Online caught the attention of many true believers at X06, and now the MMO's trailer is available on the web. Microsoft and Cryptic Studios haven't included any gameplay sequences, but the extended CGI clip teases us with the usual suspects from the House of Ideas. Everyone seems to...

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X06: Gears of War gameplay video

Remember when Halo came out, and everyone around the planet collectively dropped their jaws in awe and drooled at the incredible gameplay, and it helped sell bazillions of original Xbox consoles? Then everything was touted as being, 'the next Halo.' Besides Halo 2, nothing was called this more often...

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X06: ...and the rest

Quick impressions and thoughts on some other noteworthy games shown on the X06 show floor. Guitar Hero II (360): Not playable, but demo'ed continuously by two rock gods with the stamina of heavyweight boxers (see picture). They confirmed that the final Xbox 360 guitar controller would look...

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X06: Alan Wake, Bioshock, Mass Effect demos

Some of the most anticipated upcoming games for the Xbox 360 and PC weren't playable on the X06 show floor but were shown off by the developers in behind-closed-doors demos. Here's some quickie descriptions of the demos and some thoughts on what was shown: Alan Wake: Developer Remedy shared...

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X06: XBLA mini-impressions

While demos for major retail games dominated the show floor at X06, there was a small neglected corner devoted to current and upcoming games for Xbox Live Arcade. Some of the more interesting upcoming releases: Assault Heroes -- Yet another overhead shooter with dual-stick controls for movement...

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