News Roundup: HBO GO and MLB.TV on Xbox, LBP 2 best levels and Rocketbirds on Vita

March 27, 2012

Roundup: HBO GO and MLB.TV on Xbox, LBP 2 best levels and Rocketbirds on VitaAhead of schedule, Microsoft unleashed the HBO GO app today providing streaming service to HBO subscribers using the Xbox 360 system. Also, Sony unveils the winners of the LittleBigPlanet 2 level creator Sackies.

Microsoft has released the HBO GO app along with the XFinity app ahead of this Thursday, allowing already HBO and Comcast subscribers to watch a limited selection of content through the app. MLB.TV was also released on the Xbox 360 recently, a service that has been available on the PS3 since early 2010.

According to Microsoft users are now using their Xbox 360 more for watching videos than playing games online.


The winners of the Sackies have been revealed on the PlayStation Blog and all of the levels are amazing. The awards range from Best Cinematic to Best Story and Visuals. If you have LittleBigPlanet 2, its definitely worth checking out some of these masterfully crafted levels.

In other news, the popular PSN exclusive title Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken will be making its way to the PS Vita later this year. Rocketbirds is a 2D platform/shooter/puzzler, putting you in control of a crazy gun-toting chicken. Check out the PS Vita reveal trailer below:

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