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Gamers in the UK will have the chance to play Modern Warfare 3 two months before its release at this year's GAMEfest. Hosted by "Europe's leading specialist videogame retailer," GAME, the event will run September 16-18 at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre, and is open to GAME Reward Card...

August 14th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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With Project Natal on schedule for a 2010 arrival, it's no surprise that Microsoft's annual Gamefest conference will offer programming tracks designed to get developers up to speed on how best to design for and implement the technology in their Xbox 360 games. The tech summit, which runs from F...

November 23rd 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Rough estimates are one thing, but hard data on Xbox Live arcade sales has been pretty hard to come by. Until now, that is. A pair of talks at Microsoft's XNA GameFest show just how successful Microsoft's foray into digital delivery has been.The first talk, by Microsoft casual games manager Marc Wh...

August 15th 2007 at 1:27pm 0 Comments

Ah, nerds trying to dance at the Gamefest 06 party. The perfect prelude to watching the keynote highlights and Major's face to face with Chris Satchell.

August 18th 2006 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Speaking at Gamefest, Microsoft hardware guru, Robert Walker Texas Ranger, spoke of a possible redesign of the 360 controller. This "advanced" -- and optional -- control would be in lieu of keyboard and mouse support -- something Microsoft still has no intention of doing. Thus, the new control would...

August 16th 2006 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade and Marketplace have been hot topics this week, especially following the announcement of XNA Game Studio Express on Monday. Speaking at Gamefest 2006, Microsoft has further clarified some of their plans to enhance their online nexus of downloadable demos and managed micr...

August 15th 2006 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft spoke with us on the phone last week concerning the events going on at their Gamefest event happening in Seattle today and tomorrow. Two and a half years ago they unveiled the XNA platform at the Game Developer's Conference -- which promised to ameliorate the increasing burden placed profe...

August 14th 2006 at 12:30am 0 Comments