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The news today for Microsoft and Xbox 360 has been tremendous. Microsoft started by reiterating that Too Human, Ninja Gaiden 2, Gears of War 2, and Fable 2 were making their way to Xbox 360 later this year. They also showed to no one’s surprise (thanks to leaks) Rareware’s upcoming titles the true sequel to the original sleeper-hit Viva Piñata, Viva Piñata Trouble in Paradise and the long awaited return of everyone’s goofy bear and bird duo with Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts.

Everything doesn’t seem to be all rosy however. First the obvious, Microsoft published Alan Wake is slipping to 2009, and aging nicely into vaporware. Halo Wars which was announced awhile ago, even before the release of Halo 3, seems to have slipped to 2009 also as Microsoft hasn’t mentioned it once this year, and the Halo franchise especially would have been touted quite a bit at the Spring 2008 event. What is even more interesting is that Microsoft not mentioning Mass Effect 2 at all this year confirms what many Xbox fans have feared, and everyone else knew—Electronic Arts is taking complete control of the franchise from Microsoft, and the franchise will be finding its way to PlayStation 3 in one form or another. We have contacted Electronic Arts and Microsoft for comment with no reply yet, as both companies are busy with their own events this week. We will have more as it develops.
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Rofl Alan Wake in 2009, how long has it been since we had anything new from that game?
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EA has been good with multiplatform - that is, PC releases as well. I sure hope Mass Effect 2 will be released on PC sooner or simultaneously thanks to this.
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Isn't this just a rumor that its going multiplatform? Maybe I misunderstood it, I read through it quickly.
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ahh good. mass effect would do well on ps3.
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well hopefully the game will have better gameplay this time around
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Thanks to monopoly *cough* EA. Seriously, what did you expect from a company as shoddy as EA.
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aww man EA is taking over mass effect? Say good bye to Mass Effect, there going to ruin the series.
    
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