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Digital Xbox 360 games are cheap today only

Microsoft is having an Xbox 360 sale today, with digital games priced down significantly. Almost everything up for grabs is at least two thirds off, with everything from AAA critically lauded titles like Dishonored and Portal 2, to Xbox Live Arcade games like Bastion and Guardians of Middle Earth. Announced …

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GTA Online creator is coming this week

If you’ve been waiting for Rockstar to give you a reason to pop back into Los Santos then this could be your week, as Grand Theft Auto V’s online creator beta will be launching any day now, so keep an eye out. Online players will now be able to create …

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Sony boss speaks out about future PS3 support

The PS4 is coming out next month but thats not to say the Playstation 3 doesn’t have life left in it, although it might not be as long as you think. Worldwide Studios president, Shuhei Yoshida, in an interview with Games Industry, said that while the PS3 won’t get the 5 …

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Xbox One not designed to stand vertically

Console orientation has been something the last generation experimented with, all of them – Wii, PS3, Xbox 360 – offering either vertical, or horizontal as a potential option. Each of them had feet on the ‘side,’ but could be mounted either way. Likewise, the Wii U has a stand and …

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Grand theft auto V has its first bug

Upon release of what could be this generation’s biggest game launch, the first bug has been highlighted by developer Rockstar. Don’t worry though it’s not that bad: Xbox 360 players have to run the second disc straight from the DVD drive as installing to the HDD will cause some textures …

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Microsoft’s new Xbox reward system explained

Confused about how the world will continue to spin on its axis without Microsoft points? So are many other Xbox gamers, but don’t stay out in the cold, come over by the fire and we’ll tell you all about the new reward scheme Microsoft is cooking up. In this brave …

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Xbox 360 real money changeup increases game prices

Microsoft has today changed over all of its Xbox Live prices, from the traditional Microsoft point system, to dollars and pounds – depending which part of the world you reside in. However, this has resulted in some countries – the UK specifically – being hit with price rises for everything. …

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No, you can’t transfer your XBLA games to the One

If you thought Microsoft was pussy footing around with its commitment to no backwards-compatibility with the Xbox One, you are sorely mistaken. The Xbox One will not only not be able to play Xbox 360 games, but you won’t be able to play your XBLA games on it either. Speaking …

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Fancy a pizza? Order it from your Xbox, with Kinect

Pizza Hut has introduced a new app for the Xbox 360, which allows users to order pizzas online and even design their own custom toppings with the use of Kinect. Whether this will evolve into some sort of social-network mini-game remains to be seen, but it does sound intriguing. “We’re …

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High profile Microsoft employee Xbox Live accounts hacked

Xbox Hack

Well I say hacked, in reality I mean social engineered. It turns out that some high profile Microsoft employees have had their accounts taken over by a nefarious few, who used the employees’ social security numbers and other services’ customer support to gain access. Microsoft has been keen to point …

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More Kinects sold than Gamecubes

Fighters Uncaged

When you look at the number of consoles sold in this generation, with the 360 selling over 76 million units, the PS3 around the same and the Wii just shy of 100 million, it’s hard to imagine that the last generation saw such reduced figures – unless you look at …

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Microsoft gives warning to new console makers

Phil Harrison

We’ve talked a lot recently about all of the companies that are looking to get into the console market with small form factor, low cost gaming machines. Whether it’s the Ouya, the Game Stick, Nvidia’s Shield, Valve’s Steam Box, there’s plenty of new players in this game. Microsoft though has …

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Microsoft sending out free anniversary Xbox 360s

Major Nelson

The first indication that something was afoot came from Major Nelson himself. Larry Hryb, current head of programming for Microsoft’s Xbox Live platform, said in a tweet that the company plans on celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Xbox Live with its users; and already the freebies have begun to …

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No Halo 4 on PC

Halo 4

Halo 4 will not be coming to the PC platform, Microsoft has confirmed, stating that it was designed from the ground up as an Xbox 360 title and that’s where it would stay. “Halo 4 was designed specifically for Xbox 360, and while we’re always exploring new ways to expand …

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Xbox Smartglass launching tomorrow

Smartglass

While we might have discussed a fair bit here about how the Wii U could potentially open up some interesting new avenues of gaming, thanks to its inclusion of a tablet controller in the standard gaming environment, Microsoft Smartglass for Xbox has even more potential – and it launches tomorrow, …

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Microsoft issuing bans for Halo 4 pirates

Halo 4

Microsoft has announced that anyone found to have played the early release, pirated edition of Halo 4, will be given a lifetime Xbox Live ban. Some that have already played the game soon found themselves in receipt of an email from Microsoft that charged them with “prerelease title play.” Eurogamer …

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How little money is there in games hardware?

We keep a pretty good eye on the way the channel operates. Specifically, looking for the deals that are being offered into stores – against what we know the stores sell the products for to customers (i.e. KitGuru readers). One offer in the trade press got us wondering, so we …

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