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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | Telegram

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

22 hrs ago | 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

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, Epic Games, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Joystiq

Xbox One April update rolling out shortly, features detailed

The Xbox One's long-teased April update rolls out in "a few hours," Microsoft spokesoldier Larry 'Major Nelson' Hyrb said tonight.

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

GamesIndustry.biz

CCP drops into red, losing $21m in FY 2013

CCP Has recorded a loss of over $21 million for financial year 2013, a considerable drop from a profit of $4.6 million the previous year.

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Related Topix: Dust, Humble Hearts, Video Games

Neowin.net

'Halo: Spartan Assault' marks start of universal Windows, Windows Phone apps

This is a game changer. But will this reduce some revenue of developers who want to earn from desktop and mobile apps separately? This is a game changer.

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

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, Epic Games, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

GamesIndustry.biz

CCP drops into red, losing $21m in FY 2013

CCP Has recorded a loss of over $21 million for financial year 2013, a considerable drop from a profit of $4.6 million the previous year.

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Related Topix: Dust, Humble Hearts, Video Games

Computer And Video Games

Xbox Live spring sale detailed

Numerous Xbox 360 games and DLC packs are now on offer, including Assassin's Creed, Saints Row, Borderlands and Skyrim content.

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

Examiner.com

Xbox One update rolling out, says Microsoft; Features friends notification tweak

The long awaited April update to the Xbox One has started to roll out to users, with Microsoft 's Larry " Major Nelson " Hryb dishing on the details in his latest blog post, according to a report today from VG 24/7 .

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

IGN

Soda Drinker Pro Coming to Xbox One

The first-person soda drinking simulation, Soda Drinker Pro , is coming to Xbox One through Microsoft's ID@Xbox program.

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Related Topix: Snowrunner, Soda Drinker Pro, Video Games, Kinect, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Major Nelson.com

New Xbox One System Update Begins Rolling Out Tonight

Tonight, we will begin rolling out the next Xbox One system update. Again, I'd like to thank all of the Xbox Live members who and shared some of their feedback.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Smile for your Kinect on Xbox One for your Skype profile pic

With the release of version 1.3 of the Skype app for Xbox One next week, you'll be able to take a Skype profile picture using Kinect on your Xbox One.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games

QJ.net

Castle Crashers Developer Working on New Game for Xbone

Castle Crashers developer The Behemoth has leaked a few details at PAX East about the new game they're working on.

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

Fortune

Gaming giants turn to titles as console launch buzz fades

Anyone looking tA o declare a victory in the video game console showdown between Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One had better be prepared for a long wait.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, Microsoft Xbox, X360, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

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