Weekend news round-up (9.30)

By on September 30, 2007, 8:12 PM
Games for Windows, where is my Halo 3? It’s not that we desperately need Halo 3 for Windows. The PC without a doubt has received and will continue receiving a number of AAA titles by the end of the year (Crysis, anyone?), but looking at Microsoft’s Games for Windows efforts, they could do so much better. TechSpot Blog.

Microsoft gets its game on (Halo 3): Microsoft said the game netted $170 million in sales in the United States in its first day. If true, that would top previous records set by the motion pictures Spider Man 3 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. News.com.

“Rock Band” PS3/Xbox360 Price Set, PS2 Release Moved Up To 2007: The Xbox 360 and PS3 versions will launch on November 23 at a cost of $169.99. That package will include the game, one guitar, a mic and a drum kit. MTV.

IBM Lotus Symphony--Fully Orchestrated Office Suite: For some years, it has been possible to get OpenOffice for free and the commercial version, Sun's StarOffice, for $69. More recently, Google Apps has been enticing business users by adding collaboration as an integral part of its office alternative. So why should we even care about IBM Lotus Symphony? PC World.




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