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Cashman on 1 vs. 100 cancellation

Cashman on 1 vs. 100 cancellation

"Bummer," says quiz show host.

The host of Xbox Live quiz game 1 vs. 100 has given his reaction to the news there will be no season 3.

"Yeah... Bummer," he told Giant Bomb. "I certainly hope to get a chance to play with Xbox again, but I have no idea what it's up to next... The Live platform is so cool and the streaming content is just way ahead of the curve, so I gotta assume it's all a part of a bigger picture. I'm sure they are plotting something rad," said Cashman.

"As for how I'm taking the news of 1 vs. 100 going away? Well... I've always been dramatic," he added, referring to his YouTube response to the news.

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Microsoft: We are digi distribution leader

Releases stats from Summer of Arcade.

Microsoft reckons that it's king of the hill when it comes to downloadable games, following a period that saw a 200 per cent boost in sales compared to last summer.

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Trivial pursuit?

Once upon a time, I moved to a small town where I knew no one and joined a pub quiz team in a bid to make friends. Things started well - I impressed my team-mates by being able to translate "nom de plume" and won a round of applause for knowing who wrote The Canterbury Tales. But it all ended in a terrible row over my cast-iron insistence that the Lord of the Rings was not, in fact, written by J.K. Rowling.

1 vs. 100 to launch in the UK this Friday

1 vs. 100 to launch in the UK this Friday

Microsoft Points mean prizes.

1 vs. 100 is an Xbox 360 exclusive based on the quiz show of the same name. Players are selected to be The One, a member of The Mob or part of The Crowd, and can compete against other Xbox Live players to win prizes.

The game will be free to download and play, and live matches will take place at specially scheduled times. You'll get the chance to win Microsoft Points and Xbox Live Arcade games, if you're lucky.

For the full lowdown, read our recent hands-on preview.

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Question time.

It is scientific fact that a videogame based on a film has only a 0.004 per cent chance of being good. (That percentage drops to 0.001 per cent if the game doesn't have the word "Riddick" in the title.) And according to research I just made up, it's equally unlikely that a videogame based on a TV gameshow will be fun for more than 118 seconds. See Who Wants to be a Millionaire, The Weakest Link and Deal or No Deal if you need convincing. Not to mention Golden Balls - officially the worst game I've ever seen.

MS unveils online TV game-show for 360

MS unveils online TV game-show for 360

Endemol helping with "1 vs. 100".

Microsoft unveiled a brand new effectively massively-multiplayer quiz game for Xbox Live during its E3 conference today.

"1 vs. 100" is being developed in association with Big Brother production company Endemol, and will see a real-life (presumably Microsoft-based) host taking control of an online quiz in a virtual studio.

It's all part of "Xbox Live Primetime", which "combines the best of television and the best of games" in the words of Xbox Live supremo John Schappert.

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