Game Of The Year: BioShock, Halo 3, Mass Effect & Orange Box nominated in Spike’s VGA

9 11 2007

Yes, The Game Of The Year (GOTY) discussion is already beginning! Spike is hosting its 5th annual Video Game Awards this December in Las Vegas, and this morning the nominees were released on What’s in contention for Game of the Year? Orange Box, Halo 3, BioShock, and Mass Effect.

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Xbox 360 on top of Oz for October

5 11 2007

Outsells Wii and PlayStation 3.

September was a big month for the Xbox 360, with Halo 3 driving sales of the console. Well, the momentum has kept up, with Microsoft revealing today that according to GFK figures for October, the Xbox 360 was the best selling console hardware for the month.

Halo 3 also remained Australia‚Äôs number one game and sold more copies and generated more revenue than any other title across all formats. Australians also spent more dollars on Xbox 360 hardware, software and accessories than on any other platform. David McLean, Australian Xbox Director, says, “We have maintained our momentum throughout October and with the blockbuster range of titles we have coming in November and December, Xbox 360 is primed to finish the year on a very successful high.”