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22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Bungie reshuffles development team prior to 'Destiny' release

Bungie decided to do a little reshuffling to the development team prior to the release of the upcoming multiplatform video game, " Destiny ."

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, Video Games, Halo, 343 Industries, The, Deep Silver, Jeppe Carlsen, _No Company, 140, They

Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

Super Mario Bros Is On Xbox One Thanks To Project Spark

If you've been longing for a good platformer on the Xbox One, you probably thought it would come in the form of a multi-platform title from a company who actually cares about such a genre.

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Related Topix: The, Project Spark, Video Games, Deep Silver, Kinect, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo, Super Mario

Friday | CNN

Apparently This Matters: Virtual soda drinking

Editor's note: Each week in "Apparently This Matters," CNN's Jarrett Bellini applies his warped sensibilities to trending topics in social media and random items of interest on the Web.

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Related Topix: CNN, Rap, Cambridge, MA, Snowrunner, Soda Drinker Pro, Video Games, Kinect, X360

Friday | TIME.com

5 Reasons the Latest PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales Figures Don't Mean What You Think They Do

It's not as simple as 7 million PS4 units minus 5 million Xbox One units equals a 2-million sales shortfall.

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Related Topix: Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Video Games, Ubisoft, Konami, Assassin's Creed , Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, Kinect

Friday | The Motley Fool

PS4 vs. Xbox One: Sony Pulls Further Ahead in Console Race

When one company screams from the rooftop how well it is doing and its rival maintains an ominous silence it says a lot about how each company is doing.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Kinect, D3Publisher, Ben, Monkey Bar Games, Game., X360, Microsoft Xbox

Friday | 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, Epic Games, Capcom, Dead Rising

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Destiny "pretty close to shipping", Bungie says

Bungie says Titanfall is "pretty close to shipping", and its release has not been affected by composer Marty O'Donnell's departure from the studio.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Xbox, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

TechSpot

Halo: Spartan Assault and Skull of Shogun become the first universal Windows apps

Just a couple of weeks after making the announcement , Microsoft on Tuesday released the first universal apps for Windows and Windows Phone.

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Related Topix: Halo: Spartan Assault, 343 Industries, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups, Skulls of the Shogun, 17 Bit, Microsoft Xbox

Cinema Blend News

Secrets Of Grindea Pre-Orders Available, Brings Back SNES Co-op RPG Action

Even though we have a ton of Diablo clones recently running around on PC, one of the things that we don't get enough of frequently are hack-and-slash clones based around the bright and colorful role-playing games from the SNES era.

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Related Topix: Pixel Ferrets, Secrets of Grindea, Video Games, Torchlight, Runic Games, From Software, Namco Bandai Games America, Dark Souls, Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, Marvelous, Natsume, Harvest Moon

Examiner.com

PlayStation 4 sales reach 7 million worldwide

Just a month ago, Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 had 6 million units in homes across the world which was around 2 million more than the Xbox One .

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Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, Kinect, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Joystiq

Deadlight now free for Xbox Live Gold members

As promised , the Tequila Works-developed survival game, Deadlight , is the latest freebie for Xbox Live Gold members.

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Related Topix: Tequila Works, Deadlight, Video Games, Hitman: Absolution, Io Interactive, Square Enix

Cinema Blend News

Microsoft Aims To Sell Xbox One Consoles In China This Summer

Following China's ban being lifted for consoles in the mainland, a certain software company is looking to take steep advantage of the opportunity.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Hidden Path Entertainment, The, Culture, TwinStick, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Metro

NEWTrials Fusion review - " on your bike

The classic Trials HD and Trials Evolution gets a next gen sequel, but does the sci-fi theme and new trick system make it a better game? Finnish developer RedLynx has been making Trials games for 14 years now.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, RedLynx, Trials Evolution, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Trials HD, Microsoft, Gliese Games, 2012, Halo, 343 Industries, Trials Fusion

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Combine 'Zoo Tycoon' and LEGO for charity, and you get 'Build for Good'

Microsoft and six other Seattle-area companies participated in LEGO's "Build for Good" charity event recently where five-person teams were challenged to create something beneficial for humanity using only LEGO Mindstorm EV3 kits.

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Related Topix: Zoo Tycoon, Video Games, Frontier Developments

Joystiq

Fable Anniversary lead designer exits Lionhead

Fable Anniversary lead designer Ted Timmins has announced his departure from Lionhead Studios.

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Related Topix: Lionhead Studios, Fable Anniversary, Video Games, Fable, Microsoft Xbox

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: App of the Week: Step up to the high-stakes table with...

If Jokers wild, one-eyed Jacks and Aces high are your thing, then you need to check out " World Series of Poker: Full House Pro " in the Windows Store right now.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Pipeworks Software, Inc., World Series of Poker: Full House Pro, Video Games

International Business Times

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Gets Update 1.1, Patch Notes; New Maps, Vehicles, Crew Added

Developer Wargaming West's multiplayer strategy video game, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, has received a new update 1.1 that will bring in new crews, maps and vehicles to the game.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Commander, 2010, West, X360, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, Wargaming.net

Ubergizmo

Halo: Spartan Assault Kicks Off Universal Windows Games

Microsoft has just started to accept universal applications for its combined Windows and Windows Phone Store, and what better way to introduce universal apps than in the form of a game - Halo: Spartan Assault ? The one time purchase of this game will be able to be used on either platform, where it has been listed as a universal app in both the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Halo: Spartan Assault, 343 Industries, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups, Gadgets

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Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Titanfall "Titanfall" has some mighty, almost unfair expectations to live up to.

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Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , They, Halo, 343 Industries, _No Company, Science / Technology, Robots, West

Computer And Video Games

Halo composer fired from Bungie

Veteran Halo music composer Martin O'Donnell has been terminated from Bungie by the studio's board of directors, he has confirmed.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software

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