At Comic-Con International, the world's largest comic book convention, Microsoft and Marvel announced a licensing agreement that will team the entertainment powerhouse Marvel with Microsoft's proven creative and technology success in the interactive gaming space. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft has obtained the exclusive rights to develop and publish massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) featuring Marvel's iconic universe of Super Heroes for use in games developed for the Xbox 360 system and published by Microsoft Game Studios.
Polygon writes: "Geoff Keighley’s annual game extravaganza returns for its 10th year. The Game Awards will stream live on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. EST/4:30 p.m. PST. The show will be broadcasted via YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, TikTok, X (formerly known as Twitter), Instagram, and Steam."
Quake 4 arrived as an Xbox 360 launch title soon after its PC debut, and heralded an era in which the single-player FPS dominated.