Xbox Live is down with 360 sign-in issues

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Complaints are coming in very fast indeed on social media site Twitter, Xbox 360 gamers are saying when they try to sign-in to Xbox Live they are getting the ‘Temporarily down’ message on screen. The Xbox Live status page has acknowledged there is a problem; they are aware Xbox 360 gamers are … [Read more...]

Xbox 360 Worlds in Minecraft upload issues

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The Xbox Live status shows there are a few issues accessing or retrieving data stored using cloud storage. The affected platform is the Xbox 360 Edition, where the problem started to occur around 3:57:40 AM CST. Xbox members are being asked if they are having issues uploading Worlds in Minecraft: … [Read more...]

PS3 Memory Causes Cross Game Chat And Rage Problems

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In the console world, there are two roads that you can go down, one is to become a fan of Sony's PS3 or the other is to follow Microsoft's Xbox 360. Each camp will rave about their consoles various abilities, whilst trying to brush aside their failings. … [Read more...]

Tweeters Give New Windows 8 Glowing Response

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In the past here at OSM, we've spoken about various pieces of news on social networking site Twitter. Topics have ranged from footballers sounding off to other players, news of events that are taking place, music albums that are on the way, birth and death announcements and so on. The new version … [Read more...]

Sony PSN Down: Back Up “ASAP”

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We have just found out that Sony’s PlayStation Network has suffered a technical hitch once again. Efforts for those trying to log in have been met with a message of partial service availability. Worries for many after Sony’s previous problems saw hackers infiltrating the site, which led to leaked … [Read more...]

CoD MW3 Limited Ed Xbox 360 Bundle & Hardened Price Exposed

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We have another exciting article for all you gamers and it comes in the form of some Modern Warfare 3 news. If you are on the hunt for a new Xbox 360 and want something special, you have got a another thing coming! For those of you happy with the one you have and are patiently waiting for the … [Read more...]

Sony PS3 Price Slashed Globally: PS3 Or Entry Xbox 360?

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For those of you who consider yourselves avid gaming enthusiasts, may want to prick your ears up now, with news that Sony is reducing the price of the PS3 console. Up until now the PS3's price has been fairly hefty, therefore making it difficult for everybody to get their hands on it. With other … [Read more...]

Xbox 360 Scrapping Glossy Look- Matte Finish The Future

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Microsoft has decided to make a decision on the future design for its Xbox 360 games consoles. Since its launch we have seen a variety of different themes, colors and concepts with both a matte and glossy finish both being sported by the popular console. From now on the shiny look will be scrapped … [Read more...]

Xbox 360 Tops Again: Best-Selling Console on US Market

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Here at OSM we like to keep gaming enthusiasts up-to-date with all the gaming console latest and recently told of an Xbox 360 Star Wars bundle and also asked what our readers most wanted from the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720. As far as current consoles go we know that many of you are fans of … [Read more...]

New BBC iPlayer Live For TV & PS3: Wants Xbox 360 Expansion

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On demand catch up video service BBC iPlayer has undergone another overhaul and is now a much smarter version than the previous. The upgraded service will feature on Sony's PS3 console as well as smart TVs and set top boxes. The BBC has however confirmed that they are interested in expanding their … [Read more...]

Star Wars Xbox 360 Bundle: R2-D2 Console To Cost £350

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Gaming fans and Star Wars fans may just be in heaven looking at what is coming from a galaxy far far away. That's right an Xbox 360 kitted out to resemble everyone's favorite droid R2-D2. This special console comes in a bundle to celebrate the launch of the latest Star Wars game for Kinect, … [Read more...]

Windows 8 May Let You Play Xbox 360 Games On Your PC

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When it comes to gaming rumors we really cant get enough, here is one that will have you licking your lips. Imagine when Windows 8 launches next year, if you could just slip your Xbox 360 game disc into the DVD drive and play away. That is the latest bit of speculation doing the rounds and it … [Read more...]

Sony PSN Fully Returns Wednesday In Japan: At Last

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When Sony's PlayStation Secure Network first went down on the 20th April due to hackers attacking the service and compromising users' personal information, here at OSM we were keen to bring you the latest. Although for a large majority the service is now fully resumed, think about those in Japan … [Read more...]

Microsoft Changing Xbox Live Payment System- Benefits Developers

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Microsoft look to be changing the way that their users buy their games by altering the payments system on Xbox Live. Since its launch it has been somewhat a closed system, however this switch will allow developers to set their own price band. … [Read more...]

Cheaper £179 PS3s Coming August- Effect On Xbox?

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With endless comparisons between the PS3 and Xbox 360 always surfacing, it looks like the 2 games consoles could soon be reaching common ground. The price has at times been one of the deciding factors in why there are more Xbox 360 than PlayStation 3 owners, but now it looks like both could be on … [Read more...]

UK Retailers Slash Xbox 360 Prices: Sign Of Early Xbox 720?

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Gaming event E3 2011 has now been and gone, and unfortunately we missed out on Microsoft's new Xbox 720 and Sony's new PS4 gaming consoles. Just yesterday we reported that the 720 may be ready in time for the next E3 2012, with news that TimeSplitters 4, the game purely for the new Xbox is in the … [Read more...]

N-Control Avenger Xbox 360 Attachment: Bad Looks But Good Use?

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At OSM we love to report on the latest gaming peripherals that may be of use to you all, some of our recent reports include the Gears of War branded Xbox 360 pad, the Batman Batarang pads for PS3 and Xbox and of course the Razer Onza pads … [Read more...]

Nintendo Wii U: PS3 & Xbox Visuals Used, Equals Graphics

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Gaming event E3 2011 kicked off yesterday, with announcements from Sony and Nintendo, with news of the PS Vita and the new Wii U + Controller and its the latter that we wanted to talk to you about. With a great number of attendees present, the event kicked off with an orchestra followed by Shigeru … [Read more...]

Turtle Beach’s XP500 Cans: Wireless Xbox 360 Gaming

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In recent times we have reported on various different types of headphones and headsets. Some of the models that we have looked at include Sony’s new official PlayStation 3 set, the red Beats by Dre and the Pioneer HDJ-500T-K multi-function headset. Today we have another set to talk to you about … [Read more...]

Xbox 360 Gears of War Limited Branded Console: Release & Price

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We’ve been keeping readers informed with all the news from E3 2011 and recent posts include pricing for the PS Vita WiFi and 3G models and a look at Voice Control for Microsoft Kinect. The latest news we have for you is details for an Xbox 360 Gears of War Limited Edition and we can give you the … [Read more...]

Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel Control at E3: Price & Release

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We’ve been bringing you all the news from E3 2011 and there’s a lot of interesting stuff that’s already been revealed such as an Xbox 360 Gears of War limited edition console bundle, news on the Sony PS Vita, a Sony 3D 24-inch TV monitor and news on a Resistance 3 bundle. Now we have news of an Xbox … [Read more...]

Microsoft Kinect: The Power Of Voice Control Shown At E3 2011

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For those of you who are proud Microsoft Xbox 360 and Kinect owners things are only getting better. The war of the consoles is certainly heating up as we have entered the major event in the gaming calendar, E3 2011 … [Read more...]

Mad Catz & Tritton Xbox 360 Wireless Headset Set For E3 2011

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We have reported on a few different types of headphones recently including an official set from Sony for $99. We have also reported on a company called Mad Catz who has managed to gain exclusivity for Microsoft Xbox 360 wireless headsets which is something that was non-existent until now … [Read more...]

Batman Batarang Xbox & PS3 Controllers: Coming To E3 2011

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At OSM we love to report on all the different types of games consoles out there as well as the input devices that go with them. Recent reports include the speculation around the new Wii perhaps having screens on their controllers, the new PS3 official Dual-Shock 3 candy blue controller/dock and of … [Read more...]

Target Xbox 360 Price Drop Ahead of E3: Xbox 720 Coming

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This is the perfect time for the guys at Microsoft to really stick the knife in and take a massive chunk of market share following the PSN outage. Sony has already made a pretty impressive offer of a Sony PlayStation slim 160GB with Call of Duty: Black Ops and a free First Strike download all for … [Read more...]