Feeds

Lego builds links to MSN, games for Xbox

It's not the toy it was...

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

Lego has announced a strategic alliance (ach!) with Microsoft today. Microsoft doesn't seem all that bothered, however, the two will "team up" to create various Lego-based products. Lego will produce content for the Beast of Redmond's MSN network and games for the fantastically exciting Xbox.

Lego will also take out loads of ads with Microsoft. Microsoft will rest on its laurels, said an official spokesvegetable. The press release on this historic occasion witters on and on in management speak and tells you nothing other than the fact that top management talks a load of nonsense.

We don't know if money changed hands. Or what the "deal" actually entails. There "could" be an exchange of technology but Lego didn't want to leap into that assumption. Basically, Microsoft has allowed it to have some room on its sites and let it produce Xbox games.

But let's ignore all this rubbish - the question has to be: so what will these games for the Xbox be like? We haven't a clue to be honest. Lego has been "modernising" its bricks because it didn't want to go out of business and pulled in computer culture and bits of robotics, etc. to keep modern kids happy.

But what on earth it is going to do with the Xbox is anyone's guess. We called up Lego in Denmark and they're not sure either. ®

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

More from The Register

next story
Facebook pays INFINITELY MORE UK corp tax than in 2012
Thanks for the £3k, Zuck. Doh! you're IN CREDIT. Guess not
DOUBLE BONK: Testy fanbois catch Apple Pay picking pockets
Users wail as tapcash transactions are duplicated
Happiness economics is bollocks. Oh, UK.gov just adopted it? Er ...
Opportunity doesn't knock; it costs us instead
Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec
You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
YARR! Pirates walk the plank: DMCA magnets sink in Google results
Spaffing copyrighted stuff over the web? No search ranking for you
prev story

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
New hybrid storage solutions
Tackling data challenges through emerging hybrid storage solutions that enable optimum database performance whilst managing costs and increasingly large data stores.