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It should come as no surprise that the very first review for Grand Theft Auto IV comes to us from a British magazine – the May issue of Official Xbox Magazine UK to be precise. Not only do magazines have a longer lead time but British ones are published in the future (well, five hours ahead o...

April 14th 2008 at 6:58pm 0 Comments
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The Rock Band songs featured in the February issue of OXM are now available to download for a dollar each. For those looking to save a couple bucks, there's always the option of hunting down an old issue of OXM at the local library and checking if the disc is still miraculously in there.HMX pack (2...

April 4th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It seems the April issue of Official Xbox Magazine has some information about the highly anticipated XBLA release Ikaruga. Specifically, it sounds like the game will be coming out very soon, as the magazine notes the game is already available with a graphic that reads "Out Now." It doesn't get much...

March 18th 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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The February issue of Official Xbox Magazine will have three "completely exclusive," albeit obscure songs for Rock Band. The disc contains Freezepop's Sprøde, Bang Camaro's Rock Rebellion and Count Zero's Shake (like our Rock Band weekly feature, we've placed videos of the songs after the br...

January 3rd 2008 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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Official Xbox Magazine got its grubby little hands on 3 exclusive tracks for Rock Band. The tracks will be offered on the disc bundled with the February issue of the magazine, set to be in subscribers hands "soon" and available on store shelves January 15th. The three tracks to be included are:...

January 3rd 2008 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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OXM started a new monthly feature in their magazine where they do reviews of various brands of HDTVs seeing that tons of gamers are in the market for new sets. And their monthly feature has been going fine until recently, when they contacted Sony to get a Bravia HDTV for a review in their next issue...

December 22nd 2007 at 10:45am 0 Comments

A few of our readers have pointed out that OXM Online has relaunched successfully on Monday. The site includes a blog, previews, reviews, and even the nifty video feature embedded above. All in all, the website does everything it's supposed to do, although apparently some of the stories are less...

November 15th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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After being saddled with a dastardly "under construction" message over a year, the Official Xbox Magazine website is finally set to launch on Monday, November 12. The website will come with all the features you've come to expect from similar sites, including blogs, web-only content, contests, and in...

November 9th 2007 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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If today's news of downloadable Guitar Hero III Velvet Revolver and Foo Fighters track packs got your motor runnin' (on XBLA or PSN, pick your poison) then you're going to blow a gasket reading the below list of Rock Band downloadable tracks, conveniently extracted from the physical pages of this mo...

November 8th 2007 at 6:29pm 0 Comments
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So, let's say you want to play the Beautiful Katamari demo. Perhaps you've heard that, like other demos, said demo is only available in the latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine. "But print is dead!" you say, "I get all of my infoz from ze intarwebz!" In such an assertion, we would agree there are...

July 26th 2007 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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If you're dying to get to roll a Katamari on your Xbox 360, you just might have to plop down a few bucks and pick up the September issue of OXM. We just learned that a Beautiful Katamari demo is included on the demo disc in the latest issue of OXM, but we aren't totally sure what it entails. We also...

July 24th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Over on Beyond Unreal, Death Booger mentions that August's OXM demo disc features a look at a few of the multiplayer maps that'll ship with Unreal Tournament 3. Among the pretty in-game videos are a few details about UT3 including confirmation that the game will ship with three to four dozen multipl...

July 5th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments