Saturday, August 12, 2006

Top Ten Games on Live (August 12th)

The top ten games on Xbox Live, based on users playing:

Xbox 360 Top Live Games
1 Call of Duty 2
2 Ghost Recon 3
3 Dead Rising Demo
4 Chromehounds
5 Oblivion
6 Final Fantasy XI
7 Saints Row Demo
8 NCAA 07
10 Dead Rising

Original Xbox Top Live Games
1 Halo 2
2 Battlefield 2: MC
3 Splinter Cell Chaos
4 Counter-Strike
5 Rainbow Six 3 BA
6 Pro Evolution Soccer 5
7 Star Wars: Battlfrnt 2
8 Madden NFL 2006
9 Forza Motorsport
10 Rainbow Six 3

Overall, Halo 2 is the most played game followed by all the 360 games.
From Major Nelson


Wednesday, August 09, 2006

More on the Director of The Halo Movie

Joystiq has a post looking into what Neill Blomkamp, the recently announced director of the Halo movie has previously done. It's interesting, and it's definitely worth checking out.

Read the article


The Halo Movie Director Chosen

Team Xbox writes that the director of the upcoming Halo movie has been chosen. Neill Blomkamp, who has directed short films and commercials, will be making his big screen debut with the Halo movie, set for a summer 2008 release.
The original article on Gamasutra also reveals the most recent sales figures for Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2. Combined, they have sold 14.5 million copies and and grossed over 650 million dollars.


Monday, August 07, 2006

Xbox Live Wednesdays Releases through September 6th (Update: These dates are wrong)

Here is the release schedule for Xbox Live Arcade, from OXM UK:

  • August 9th: Pac-Man
  • August 16th: Texas Hold 'Em
  • August 23rd: Time Pilot
  • August 30th: Scramble
  • September 6th: Lumines Live!
The release dates for Texas Hold 'em, Time Pilot, and Scramble have been revealed, proving these to be false. They are each one week after these dates. Although Lumines Live doesn't have a set release date, if it follows this pattern it will be available on September 13th.