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On This Day: Can You Believe It Was 12 Years Ago Today That Enter the Matrix Hacked into Xbox?

Can You Believe It Was 12 Years Ago Today That Enter the Matrix Hacked into Xbox?

Whoa.

Back in 2003, May 14th to be exact, Enter the Matrix released for the original Xbox just in time for the theatrical debut of the second movie in the franchise, The Matrix Reloaded. With a whole bunch of hype surrounding the collaboration between the Wachowski's – creators of The Matrix – and the developer, Shiny Entertainment, Enter the...

On This Day: Eleven Years Ago the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles First Appeared on Xbox

Eleven Years Ago the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles First Appeared on Xbox

Guess you could say they entered Dimension X

It was eleven years ago today that the world's most famous turtles made their debut on Microsoft's first video game console. Well, actually, the game – cleverly titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – released in North America in 2003, but it didn't release in Europe until 16th April, 2004. For the sake...

On This Day: 12 Years Ago Run Like Hell: Hunt or Be Hunted Released for Xbox in North America

12 Years Ago Run Like Hell: Hunt or Be Hunted Released for Xbox in North America

Apparently gamers took the title's advice

One of the coolest things about our latest feature, On This Day, is that we aren't necessarily in control of what game we end up writing about -- it's dictated by the date. That means that sometimes our only option is to write about a game that wasn't all that popular or well received. Which brings us to Run...

On This Day: It's Been Exactly 11 Years Since R: Racing Evolution Released in PAL Territories

It's Been Exactly 11 Years Since R: Racing Evolution Released in PAL Territories

Ridge Racer...but not really

On this day 11 years ago — 2nd April, 2004 to be exact — R: Racing Evolution released for the original Xbox in PAL territories. Developed and published by Namco, this racing simulation was a spinoff of sorts in the Ridge Racer series. Unfortunately Namco's efforts to change things up weren't universally appreciated,...