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2 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

2 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

4 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

Eurogamer

UK chart: Titanfall back top thanks to Xbox 360 version

Titanfall has been boosted back to the top of the UK all-format charts thanks to the launch of the game's Xbox 360 version.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, Assassin's Creed , 2010, Rare Ltd., Minecraft, Kinect Sports, Ubisoft, Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Reddit updates list of games affected by GameSpy shutdown

Reddit users have update the list of games affected by the GameSpy shutdown to include those that will be unaffected and ones that will lose its multiplayer feature.

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Related Topix: Battlefield!, Video Games, Far Cry, Ubisoft, Hard-Rock, Fortune, Electronic Arts, Star Wars: Battlefront, EA DICE, Crytek, EA Games, Crysis, Halo, 343 Industries

Gaming Nexus

Soda Drinker Pro for the Xbox One announced at PAX East

Well, it looks like goat sims aren't the only weird mainstream simulation games out there, as indie developer Will Bierly has announced that his Soda drinking sim, Soda Drinker Pro , will be making the leap from Mobile and PC to consoles.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, Snowrunner, Soda Drinker Pro

Examiner.com

Nintendo 3DS XL gets a $40 gift card at Target, 2DS with 'Pokemon X' is $100

Target updated its game deals for the week of Sunday, April 13 by not only offering a hefty gift card for the Nintendo 3DS XL but also by slashing the price off the Nintendo 2DS .

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Related Topix: 3DS, Video Games, Game Freak, Nintendo, Pokemon X, The, Deep Silver, Turn 10, Final Fantasy, Forza Motorsport, Square Enix, X360

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