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Encyclopedia > Xbox World 360
Xbox World 360
Editor Tim Weaver
Categories Video games
Frequency 13 per year
First Issue 2003
Company Future Publishing
Country United Kingdom
Language
Website [1]
ISSN unknown

Xbox World 360 is a British Xbox and Xbox 360 magazine published by Future Publishing. This article is about computer and video games. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... ISSN, or International Standard Serial Number, is the unique eight-digit number applied to a periodical publication including electronic serials. ... The Xbox was a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft, first released on November 15, 2001 in North America, then released on February 22, 2002 in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Europe. ... The Xbox 360 is the successor to Microsofts Xbox video game console, developed in co-operation with IBM, ATI, Samsung and SiS. Information on the console first came through viral marketing campaigns and it was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, with detailed launch and game information... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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History

Xbox World 360 began life as Xbox World, with issue one released in early 2003, over a year after the Xbox's release. Published by Computec Media, the editor at launch was Pat Garratt (now of Eurogamer), and the managing editor was former CU Amiga editor Tony Horgan. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Xbox was a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft, first released on November 15, 2001 in North America, then released on February 22, 2002 in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Europe. ... Eurogamer homepage Eurogamer is a Brighton-based website focused on video games news and reviews. ... CU Amiga Magazine was a monthly computer magazine published by EMAP in the United Kingdom. ...


Xbox World, alongside sister magazine PlayStation World, was acquired by Future Publishing in late 2003. The majority of the staff departed during the magazine's move from London to Future's Bath offices. The editor for the first Future-published Xbox World was Lee Hall. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Bath (disambiguation). ...


In September 2005, Xbox World relaunched as Xbox World 360 under the guidance of former NGC editor Tim Weaver. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Future Publishing's press release said of the magazine: "Following a comprehensive redesign, Xbox World 360 reflects the excitement surrounding a new generation of hardware, and the all-encompassing entertainment experience offered by the Xbox 360. Uncompromising in its mission to tell the truth about the latest games, Xbox World 360 has become a better looking, brighter and busier magazine, while retaining its no-nonsense attitude." The Xbox 360 is the successor to Microsofts Xbox video game console, developed in co-operation with IBM, ATI, Samsung and SiS. Information on the console first came through viral marketing campaigns and it was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, with detailed launch and game information...


Xbox World 360 is now the number one best-selling unofficial Xbox magazine in the United Kingdom. The Xbox was a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft, first released on November 15, 2001 in North America, then released on February 22, 2002 in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Europe. ...


Editorial Staff

  • Editor: Tim Weaver
  • News Editor: Pete Webber
  • Community Editor: Mike Oldman
  • Staff Writer: Alex Dale

Production and Art Staff

  • Art Editor: Richard Hood
  • Designer: Craig Turl
  • Production Editor: Jem Roberts

High-scoring games

Until issue 31, Xbox World rated games out of ten. Very few games received the full ten out of ten score. Among these elite titles were Halo 2 and Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath. Halo 2 is a first person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios. ...


Following the redesign, Xbox World 360 has adopted a percentage-based rating system. Games to score 90% or over are:


 
 

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