Xbox Footie Show Every Street United Gets Trailer, Premiere Set for June 15th

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Call it a quick grab for cash in the face of the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, call it a gripping insight into a world of sports that none of us have ever seen before or call it a foot-to-ball docu-thing (ok, maybe don’t call it that last one) but upcoming Xbox football/soccer show Every Street United is set to be the first test of Microsoft’s Xbox Originals project which is set to bring original TV programming to Xbox One and Xbox 360. As the first in a long and (potentially) illustrious list of Xbox Originals, all eyes will be on the new show like the gaze of an 80,000 strong crowd on the penalty kick decider. But will it score with ease or punt it over the crossbar? Find out after the break.

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They Knocked Us Out of the World Cup, We Got An Awesome Consolation Prize – Crysis 2 Trailer

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Aaah the Germans, with their Frankfurter sausages, Bratwurst and of course, their pesky English-World-Cup-dream-ending football team. Little known fact : despite the fact that this afternoon they completely and totally obliterated England’s chances at winning the World Cup, they are responsible for one of the coolest video game developers around at the moment, Crytek. Oh sure, you broke millions of English hearts today Germany, but I can forgive you a little when I know that your city of Frankfurt is home to Crytek’s Headquarters. Especially as I know that they’re the team behind the upcoming Crysis 2.

Is the German’s World Cup knock out a big thing to forgive? Yes, it is. But when they have a game as ridiculously good-looking as Crysis 2 in development, it makes the World Cup wounds heal a little bit faster.

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