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Halo 4 Limited Edition Xbox 360 Console Announced

As is customary for every big game launch for a first-party Microsoft franchise, a new, snazzed-up limited edition Xbox 360 console is being released to accompany the launch of Halo 4. Sporting a sleek, futuristic blue, silver, and carbon metal … Continue reading

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Microsoft Reserves “Xbox 8″ Domain Names

Amidst the sea of rumors of an Xbox 720 in the works, Microsoft gives everyone an odd reason for pause by reserving several domain names revolving around a potential “Xbox 8″. It seems to be an obvious fit for Microsoft, … Continue reading

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Why Microsoft Needs to Focus on XBLA to Stay on Top

In an industry where exclusives are beginning to mean less and less for Microsoft, it only seems logical that the company stop touting greater sales of multi-platform titles and focus on its truly special content. Yes, I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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Gears of War: Judgment Unveiled

In an unexpected turn of events, Epic has announced that a new title in the popular Gears of War franchise will be appearing at this year’s E3. Accompanying the announcement was a new teaser image featuring a figure shrouded in … Continue reading

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Microsoft Finally Issuing Refunds for Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition

Previously, we reported that Microsoft and 4J Studios were denying purchasers of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition refunds if they were upset about the lack of split-screen functionality on SDTVs. Fortunately, since then, Microsoft has had a change of heart, and … Continue reading

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Why the Xbox Live Certification Process is Pointless

Recently, a Street Fighter x Tekken patch was released for both the PS3 and Xbox 360, with an interesting glitch that somehow, some way, went completely unnoticed. When Rolento, a Street Fighter character from older Capcom fighting games, throws a … Continue reading

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Buy a PC, Get a Free Xbox 360 (If You’re a Student)

In an attempt to compete with Apple’s domineering control of the college computing market, Microsoft is reintroducing its “buy a PC, get an Xbox 360″ deal for students. At participating retailers in the US and Canada, students who provide valid … Continue reading

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Rare Reportedly Seeking Triple-A Developers for Next-Gen

Finally, some good news regarding the esteemed British developer! According to recent job postings on Microsoft’s employment boards, Rare is looking for a few good men to fill their program and product manager positions. The job descriptions are looking for … Continue reading

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Minecraft Owners Denied Refunds for Lack of Split-Screen

The recently released Xbox 360 edition of the ever popular world-building game, Minecraft has had a somewhat rocky launch, as the game’s split-screen ability was not properly elaborated on to early purchasers. Unbeknownst to many of those who bought the … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer to Bring Kinect-Controlled Browsing to Xbox 360

According to recent news from The Verge, Microsoft is allegedly doing internal testing on an upcoming Internet Explorer app for the Xbox 360, which is controllable using Kinect voice commands. The browser is said to be a modified version of … Continue reading

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