Halo 2
It looks like Bungie has officially stated on their web site that Halo 2 will be released Fall 2004
.  Halo 2 will be Xbox Live enabled and it's going to be sweet.  I hope the Cornershot gun makes it into Halo 3.

EA to support Xbox Live? 
IGN is reporting that Electronic Arts, makers of games like The Sims, James Bond, LOTR, Battlefield 1942, Medal of Honor, Ultima Online, and of course sports titles for the NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA, and World Cup soccer would be supporting Xbox Live. Excellent.

Xbox 2 News
If you're interested in reading about the latest gossip on Xbox 2, then you'll want to visit xbreporter.com. One of the latest rumors on xbreporter discusses support for the .NET Framework:

  • MSIL all the way
    The CPU for the Xbox 2 is rumoured to be designed to be a processor that can decode and execute instructions in Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) while at the same time being able to run x86 code, to remain compatible with Xbox