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1 hr ago | International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date Update: 4 Feature Upgrades That Really Matter

So it's fair to say that before September ends, many hands would be playing around with the flagship phablet.


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5 hrs ago | TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft Azure technical sweepstakes ends August 31

On July 1, we announced a sweepstakes to help you prepare for and pass exams and assessments related to Microsoft Azure.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360

9 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

BattleBlock Theater, Castle Crashers dev teases 'Game 4' with video

Aptly codenamed 'Game 4', the new title is the latest from the studio behind Alien Hominid, Castle Crashers, and BattleBlock Theater.


Related Topix: BattleBlock Theater, The Behemoth, Video Games, Castle Crashers

9 hrs ago | Joystiq

Castle Crashers dev teases its next game with Earth-shattering bear

The Behemoth, developer of Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater , is teasing the impending announcement of its next game.


Related Topix: BattleBlock Theater, The Behemoth, Video Games, Castle Crashers

13 hrs ago |

3BLACKDOT Snags Machinima Vet For Game Development Effort

Los Angeles-based 3BLACKDOT --founded by Machina Vets Angelo Pullen, Luke Stepleton, Adam Montoya, and Tom Cassell--said Tuesday that it has snagged another Machinima vet, Marwan Abderrazzaq, to head up game development at the company.


Related Topix: Mortal Kombat, Video Games, 343 Industries, Halo

17 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Video: Head into battle with Toy Soldiers: War Chest gameplay

On the upside, it's great to see the series return and franchise founder Signal Studios remain at the helm.


Related Topix: Toy Soldiers, Signal Studios, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

19 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

'Fantasia: Music Evolved' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive - Trailer

Fantasia: Music Evolved transports players to a breathtaking world where music and magic combine to transform extraordinary interactive landscapes in entirely new and creative ways! In Fantasia: Music Evolved , players enter the magical realms of Fantasia, selected by the legendary sorcerer Yen Sid to hone their musical and magical prowess as his ... (more)


Related Topix: Harmonix Music Systems, Disney Interactive Studios, Fantasia: Music Evolved, Video Games, Pop/Rock, Kinect, Mars, _No Company, Spiders

23 hrs ago | Gaming Nexus

Sniper Elite 3

When it comes to first- and third-person shooters, I've never been one to play as a sniper.


Related Topix: Sniper Elite, 505 Games, Video Games, Gears of War, Epic Games, Sniper Elite III, Rebellion

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 packs Deadlight, Van Helsing and GalCiv 2

A new Humble Bundle is upon us, this time packing a handful of big games. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 includes Deadlight , The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Complete Pack and Galactic Civilizations 2: Ultimate Edition in the organizations standard "name your price" package.


Related Topix: Tequila Works, Deadlight, Video Games, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, NeocoreGames

Overclockers Club

Crytek Hopes to Win Back Gamers with 'High Quality Games'

The first step on the road to recovery is admitting you have a problem. Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli realizes that the studio's reputation has likely been damaged in light of its recent troubles , which culminated in the company selling the Homefront IP to Koch Media.


Related Topix: Crytek, Ryse, Video Games, Homefront, THQ, Kaos Studios

Computer And Video Games

Invisible, Inc. from Klei hits Steam Early Access

The latest title from Klei Entertainment, the studio behind Mark of the Ninja and Don't Starve , casts players as operatives in an agency employed by giant corporations to steal secrets from rivals.


Related Topix: Mark of the Ninja, Klei Entertainment, Video Games, Don't Starve

Automotive News

The Rolls-Royce that took 8 months to build

Turn 10 Studios needed extra time to digitally translate the Rolls-Royce Wraith's craftsmanship into "Forza Motorsport 5" on the Xbox One.


Related Topix: Turn 10, Coupe, Rolls-Royce, Forza Motorsport, Video Games, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Idea Factory, -8, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, X360


Microsoft Brings Reddit And MTV To Xbox One, Updates Twitch

The Xbox One Tuesday will introduce Reddit and MTV apps to the system, as well as increase functions and tools for Google's YouTube Twitch app -- complete with voice search and navigation.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox


Watch Microsoft's Phil Spencer accept the Ice Bucket Challenge

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has accepted his nomination to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and, accordingly, has been covered in freezing water.


Related Topix: Minecraft, Gears of War, Epic Games, Video Games

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Forza Collectors Edition Pack

You can tell us a bit more about this wish list if you want below. If not, we'll fill in some details for you until you're ready .


Related Topix: Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Video Games

Tom's Hardware

Can You Play 3D Blu-ray Discs on the Xbox One? Yes

On Monday, Director of Programming for Microsoft Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, said that a major update to the Xbox One will be rolling out to the console over the next several days.


Related Topix: The, Game., Kinect, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Subscription video game service for Xbox One will be acceptable?...

EA Access is being rolled out to a small number of Xbox One players in a test group but will "soon" be available for anyone with Microsoft's latest generation video game consoles, the according to the California-based video game company.


Related Topix: Video Games, Kinect, Microsoft Xbox, X360, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App


Watch The Halo Channel, Unlock In-Game Rewards

Microsoft did announce their Halo Channel not too long ago, where that was the place to be if you would want to learn everything and anything about Halo.


Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games, Gadgets

Computer And Video Games

Xbox One August system update begins rolling out

The update introduces 3D Blu-ray support, remote purchasing of content and a low battery controller notification, among other features, which are detailed via the system update preview video below.


Related Topix: Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Automotive News

A Rolls for the masses: Video game adds Wraith

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars last week debuted the Wraith in "Forza Motorsport 5" on the Xbox One, a milestone for driving game enthusiasts and an example of the branding opportunities automakers see in video games.


Related Topix: Coupe, Rolls-Royce, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Video Games, Slightly Mad Studios, CARS , Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, X360