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11 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

The end of the world

So many games seem intent on introducing some sort of global crisis or disaster that threatens to end civilisation as we know it .

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Related Topix: End Times, Armageddon, Life, Hobbies, 4A Games, Metro: Last Light, Video Games, Deep Silver, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Capcom, Dead Rising

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Xbox-Scene

Trio charged with hacking, stealing from Microsoft

One of people arrested in New Jersey is better known on many 'scene' forum sites like XboxHacker as 'SonicISO' and was originally the Admin behind the very popular E3-Forums for E3 Flasher and their ODE device before it was suddenly shutdown earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Examiner.com

Potential 'Minecraft Xbox One Edition' DLC skin and texture packs discussed

According to a report from Culture Mob on April 12, the development team is expected to make a release date announcement soon in regards to the open-world sandbox video game.

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Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Hidden Path Entertainment, Culture, Microsoft Game Studios, Halo, Gears of War, 343 Industries, X360

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Joystiq

Get to know the Phil Spencer Xbox wants you to know

Phil Spencer is the new head of Xbox, and as he said multiple times last month, he's all about the games.

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Nag.blog

This Week In Gaming

Hello again NAGyrks, and thanks for taking ten precious minutes off from weekend catatonia to join me for This Week In Gaming.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Virtual Reality, Microsoft Xbox, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft

Thu Apr 10, 2014

IGN

Phil Spencer's Favorite Game He's Worked On Is Surprising

Phil Spencer, the new head of Xbox, has worked on some fan-favorite series while at Microsoft, including the Halo, Gears of War, and Forza franchises.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Eurogamer

Xbox Live Marketplace's Easter sale

Gold members can pick up Resident Evil 5 for A 4.94, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for A 7.39, Devil May Cry HD Collection for A 6.59, Remember Me for A 6.59 and Sleeping Dogs for A 9.29.

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Related Topix: Capcom, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Video Games, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios

Eurogamer

Epic Games' Fortnite reappears in new footage

Epic Games' colourful base-building monster-survival action game Fortnite finally appears ready to step out into the open, three years after it was announced .

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games, 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Borderlands

Tue Apr 08, 2014

AusGamers

New Fortnite Details and Footage Emerge, Alpha Sign-ups Open

Batman: Arkham Knight is set to be Rocksteady's final entry in the Arkham series, and so it's fitting that it's just so damn big.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games, Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, NCSOFT, Carbine Studios, WildStar

ActionTrip

Epic Games Now Taking Alpha Signups for Fortnite

Interesting in Epic Games' upcoming shooter that Game Informer has featured on their cover? The studio has opened up sign-ups for their alpha test.

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Related Topix: Fortnite, Video Games

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Xbox TV boss says PlayStation's TV commitment is 'unclear'

PlayStation Network's TV offerings are not a competitive threat to Xbox's original programming, Xbox Entertainment Studios boss Nancy Tellem has said.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Gears of War, Microsoft Xbox

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Engadget

Unreal Engine 4.1 update adds SteamOS and Linux support, arrives later this month

Good news for gamers who've been eyeing Valve's upcoming Steam Machines : Unreal Engine 4.1 will support the Linux-based SteamOS after a pending update.

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Related Topix: Zombie Studios, Daylight, Video Games, Fortnite, Gadgets

QJ.net

Uh-oh, Layoffs at Microsoft Studios

Layoffs are occuring at Microsoft Studios, in order to "focus and invest in key priority areas."

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Related Topix: Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, 343 Industries, Halo

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Engadget

Amazon's first Fire TV games include in-house titles and Minecraft

Amazon's new Fire TV media hub may be focused on video, but it's going to have a significant game roster -- including some examples from the company itself.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Eurogamer

Oculus recruits another Valve alum

Yet another Valve staffer has jumped ship to Oculus following the VR company's acquisition by Facebook .

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

Mon Mar 31, 2014

IGN

2013 April Fools' Day Gaming Pranks

Missed out on some of the greatest gaming-related April Fool's jokes? Don't worry, they're all collected right here! One of the most popular Xbox 360 exclusive games is Gears of War.

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Related Topix: Monsters, QuadraTronGames, Video Games, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, The, Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LucasArts, Deep Silver, Swarm, Ignition Entertainment, Star Wars

Overclockers Club

Free-to-Play Third-Person Shooter Zombies Monsters Robots Coming to PC this Summer

There are games that feature zombies, there are games that feature monsters, and there are games that feature robots; but what about a game that features all three?! Well that's where the cleverly named Zombies Monsters Robots comes in.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Mercenary Ops, Video Games, Bluehole Studio, En Masse Entertainment, TERA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Cinema Blend News

ZMR: Zombies Monsters Robots Beta Sign-Ups Begin

Looking for something a little bit more raw and unorthodox from the typical barrage of modern-military first-person shooters? How about cyborg dinosaur, future-hunters? What about super-powered magical mummies? How about flaming, angry zombies? Well, you just stepped into the realm of Zombies Monsters Robots .

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

Thu Mar 27, 2014

QJ.net

Gears of War Was Going to 'Sit on the Shelf for a Decade or More' Before Sale

As we all know, Microsoft snapped up the rights to Gears of War from Epic Games recently.

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

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Gamasutra

Epic's Tim Sweeney lays out the case for Unreal Engine 4

This week, Epic Games announced that Unreal Engine 4 will follow a dramatically different licensing model than the company used during the last generation: For a $19 subscription a month you get full access to Unreal Engine 4, including the source code, and can publish games using it on Mac, PC, iOS, and Android.

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Related Topix: Unreal Engine 4, Epic, Video Games, Gears of War, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox

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