Every week something new and awesome comes from the Microsoft Xbox 360 camp. This week, they’ve announced that short comedy films from Horror directors will be coming to an Xbox near you.
Talent manager Peter Safran has brought in James Wan (Saw), David Slade (30 Days of Night), Lucky McKee (The Woods), Andrew Douglas (The Amityville Horror), Marcus Nispel (Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and James Gunn (Slither) to direct the films that will be free to Xox Live subscribers.
The title of the series is “Masters of Horror Take On Comedy,” the shorts will be previewed at Comic-Con San Diego. The shorts, which will be live action as well as animated will combine horror and comedy genres.
The Xbox Live download service has been fairly successful, offering subscribers Film and TV rentals and purchases. This new series will be an exclusive offering.
This coupled with last weeks Netflix announcement tells me its a good time to own an Xbox.