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Xbox 360 Showcase: What's hitting our shores this Christmas

Microsoft's Xbox Showcase was held at the Ivy Penthouse, Sydney, where journalists were treated to a sneak peak at the consoles new Movie-on-Demand service, Xbox Facebook and Twitter interface. The crowd also got to test out a range of new games, including <i>DJ Hero</i> and <i>Halo 3: ODST</i>, that will be released before Christmas.

  • A look at Activision's brand new addition to its Hero range: DJ Hero

  • A look at Activision's brand new addition to its Hero range: DJ Hero

  • A look at Activision's brand new addition to its Hero range: DJ Hero

  • Halo 3: ODST - The latest progeny of one of Microsoft's most prolific games franchise.

  • Halo 3: ODST - The latest progeny of one of Microsoft's most prolific games franchise.

  • A dream set-up for any racing game nut, with Forza Motorsport 3 running in the background.

  • A dream set-up for any racing game nut, with Forza Motorsport 3 running in the background.

  • First look at Xbox Movies-on-Demand, where users can stream or download a selection of films directly to their console.

  • First look at Xbox Movies-on-Demand, where users can stream or download a selection of films directly to their console.

  • Xbox product manager, Andrew Jenkins, takes the audience through the Facebook and Twitter interface that will be intergated into the console.

  • Xbox product manager, Andrew Jenkins, takes the audience through the Facebook and Twitter interface that will be intergated into the console.

  • Xbox product manager, Andrew Jenkins, takes the audience through the Facebook and Twitter interface that will be intergated into the console.

  • Xbox product manager, Andrew Jenkins, takes the audience through the Facebook and Twitter interface that will be intergated into the console.

  • Xbox product manager, Andrew Jenkins, takes the audience through the Facebook and Twitter interface that will be intergated into the console.

  • Xbox product manager, Andrew Jenkins, takes the audience through the Facebook and Twitter interface that will be intergated into the console.

  • Microsoft has formed a partnership with SkyTV in the UK for television content and is looking to bring that formula down to Australia.

  • A ungraded Xbox Live party function where avatars can all watch the same content in a virtual room all while interactinf with each other

  • A demonstration of the upcoming Guitar Hero 5.

  • A demonstration of the upcoming Guitar Hero 5.

  • Singing in the shower - Microsoft's answer to SingStar on Playstation; Lips

  • Xbox Live's Avatar marketplace where users can buy items to pimp up their characters.

  • Singing in the shower - Microsoft's answer to SingStar on Playstation; Lips

  • A look at Activision's brand new addition to its Hero range: DJ Hero

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