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Saturday | Joystiq

Trailer for Xbox's Atari E.T. documentary phones home

Remember when a bunch of people hung out in a landfill for a weekend and it didn't end in total disappointment? In April, the devoted among us choked on dust in Alamogordo, New Mexico while Xbox Entertainment Studios and Lightbox Entertainment dug for an answer to the E.T. Atari cartridge legend .

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox, Alamogordo, NM

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Siobhan Keogh: The music and the memories

How much impact does music make on a game? Siobhan Keogh takes a look at some success stories - and some failures.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Saints Row, Opinion

Gaming Nexus

Cliff Bleszinski hires all the people

Cliff Bleszinski blew in the doors over at Boss Key Productions and basically walked into human resources and told the CEO that he's hiring - scratch that, hired - a metric ton of video game industry talent : Chris Mielke, Senior Producer: Originally from Schaumburg, Illinois, Chris has most recently played an integral role in the production of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Boss, Nocturnal Studio, Schaumburg, IL, Gears of War: Judgment, Fortnite, Ubisoft, Far Cry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Bleszinski's Boss Key hires former Epic, Irrational, Neversoft staff

The Raleigh, North Carolina-based developer has picked up a number of senior staff with history at major studios including Epic Games, Red Storm, Neversoft Entertainment and Irrational Games.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Activision, Guitar Hero, Vicarious Visions, Irrational Games, 2K Games, BioShock, Fortnite

GamesIndustry.biz

Boss Key reveals senior hires

Bleszinski studio's core team leans on Gears of War developers with help from Far Cry 4 and Call of Duty veterans Cliff Bleszinski is venturing out into new territory with Boss Key Productions, but he's bringing some old friends with him.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland Gears of War video games company Pitbull doubles its...

The firm was one of seven up for a Business Development Award at the Develop Awards in Brighton, after seeing its net worth increase by 1,100 per cent and its headcount go up from 22 to 45 last year.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Boston Herald

'Sniper' misses the mark

"SNIPER ELITE III" By Rebellion and 505 Games for PC, Playstation 3 and 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

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Related Topix: Rebellion, 505 Games, Sniper Elite III, Video Games, Sniper, City Interactive, The, Activision, Deep Silver, Call of Duty , Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Entertainment

Dark Horizons News

Microsoft Closes Xbox Entertainment Studios

During last year's announcement of the Xbox One, Microsoft received a lot of flack for its focus on television.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Column: Summer job tips for teens and parents

With school out for the summer and boatloads of opportunities available for part time jobs, it is my hope that many parents have one or more youngsters gainfully employed.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Joystiq

Stiq Figures, June 30 - July 7: Best gaming weaponry edition

Real-world weaponry is usually designed to adhere to mundane details like logistics, effectiveness and reality-heeding characteristics, but in video games, the "stupidly awesome" attribute can take priority.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Saints Row

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Digital Trends

Cliff Bleszinski talks BlueStreak and shares first concept art

Gears of War and Unreal designer Cliff Bleszinski recently announced his return to video games with a new studio and a competitive shooter tentatively called Project BlueStreak .

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Advocate

a Valiant Heartsa a grim WWI tribute

The 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I has been relatively subdued, without much of the ceremony one would expect around such a historic date.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Activision, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Call of Duty , X360, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, PS3, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AusGamers

Epic Games Finally Offers a Detailed Look at Coop Sandbox Shooter Fortnite

Almost three years since the game's original teaser reveal at the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards, Epic Games has served up some actually substantial gameplay footage from Fortnite, the Unreal Engine 4 powered, free-to-play PC shooter.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games, Unreal Engine 4, Epic, EKO Software, indiePub, Storm

GameTrailers.com

Fortnite Gameplay Trailer

Since we've relaunched GameTrailers.com, some of the pages you have gotten used to over the years may have changed.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games

IGN

A Day with Fortnite

Epic's Fortnite bares so many influences it's hard to know where to start describing it.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games, Undead Labs, State of Decay, Microsoft Game Studios

Kotaku

Watch Things Get Built And Destroyed In Fortnite

Despite putting the game out in the open way back in 2011 , Epic has remained relatively quiet about its cartoonish shooter Fortnite ever since.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, They, _No Company

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Polygon

Xbox sale offers daily and weekly deals on Titanfall, Fallout 3, Dishonored and more

Microsoft's Ultimate Games Sale will cut prices on beloved Xbox 360 games such as Fallout 3 and Dishonored , along with a couple of Xbox One titles, over the course of the next week, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb announced today .

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored, Arkane Studios, Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Fable, Lionhead Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Computer And Video Games

Guerrilla Games co-founder 'joins Cliff Bleszinski's new studio'

Guerrilla Games co-founder Arjan Brussee will be the C.O.O. of Cliff Bleszinski's new development studio, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Killzone, Guerrilla, SCEA, Video Games, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios

Sun Jul 06, 2014

[H]ard OCP

Gears of War Designer Returns to Video Gaming

Twenty year veteran of Epic Games, Cliff Bleszinski, is returning to video game production after a two year hiatus.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Boss, Nocturnal Studio

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Joystiq

Cole Train's voice actor contacted for next Gears of War

Black Tusk Studios is tinkering away at the Gears of War series' future, but Twitter activity from Augustus "Cole Train" Cole voice actor Lester Speight suggests the former hero might be involved in the action.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Lester Speight

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