NEWS - Tuesday, September 27, 2005


Microsoft Offers Trip To Xbox 360 Launch

Microsoft offers trip to Xbox 360 launch event on Origen website Incredibly annoying hallucinating bunnies reveal the secret of Xbox 360 countdown The much-hyped "Origen Xbox 360" count-down has finally hit zero - revealing that the site is actually a contest offering consumers a chance to win trips to an Xbox 360 launch event in the United States in November. The viral marketing campaign, which had been rumored to be anything from the announcement of Halo 3 to the launch of a chain of Xbox 360 stores in major cities around the world, finally revealed its purpose at midday today. However, anyone hoping for a major product or service announcement was disappointed - with the incredibly impenetrable website, laden with load delays and Flash animations of rabbits taking hallucinogenic drugs, turning out to be a relatively simple contest. The real meat of any product announcements Microsoft has to make is likely to come over the coming week, with the X05 showcase event taking place in Amsterdam in the middle of next week - and Halo 3 widely rumored to be the big announcement of the event. Indeed, the first issue of forthcoming UK magazine Xbox World 360 has a front cover featuring the Master Chief and proudly pronouncing that Halo 3 is covered inside - although what they’ve actually seen of the game is as-yet unknown. So that’s the Origen countdown entirely defused then, and the wait goes on for any really major announcements on the Xbox 360 front - although hopefully when they do come, they won’t be presented in the form of over-hyped websites which look like they’ve been created by art college students whose brains have turned to mush thanks to a constant diet of cannabis, ironic t-shirts with Boba Fett on them and re-runs of Bagpuss on television. You can enter the Origen competition at OrigenXbox360.com - but it’s not our fault if it gives you a burning desire to go out and punch the first bunny rabbit (or web designer) you see...
Source: http://www,gameindustry.biz

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 51,879
Forum Posts: 725,928
Xbox One Titles: 3,461
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,141
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 16,006
Screenshots: 34,960
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

2021: XBA is still here
Post by shrew king
2 Replies, 10070 Views

Watch Dogs: Legion
Post by Nato King
0 Replies, 27452 Views

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
5 Replies, 35317 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 27759 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 27146 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 50728 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 52716 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 46898 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
7 Replies, 75584 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 34695 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 77040 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 59583 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 115451 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 82762 Views

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
4 Replies, 100776 Views

© 2000-2021 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics