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16 min ago | Business Journal

Gamerz Phunk Lab combines store with gaming lounge

Gamerz Phunk Lab on Natomas Boulevard includes a lounge with four individual gaming stations. The business also has a retail component.

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Related Topix: X360, Video Games

4 hrs ago | SPOnG.com

Updates to "Dead or Alive 5" (Microsoft Xbox One): New...

The babes are back! Dead or Alive is the fighting series that has never shied away from the beauty of the human anatomy. And now, with this fifth instalment, Team Ninja has improved the graphics of this stunning brawler even further.

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Related Topix: Tecmo, Dead or Alive, Team Ninja, Video Games, Dead or Alive 5, Tecmo Koei America Corp.

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Colorado Daily

Word From a Nerd: Exploding growth of 'Minecraft'

'Minecraft" is probably the most recent and most gargantuan gaming phenomenon that I chose to sit on the sidelines for. Aside from catching the odd YouTube video of someone building a functioning in-game cannon out of digital blocks of wood and tinkering with a pixelated pickax for a few hours soon after the game's launch, I haven't really been gripped by the frenzy.

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Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, Microsoft, Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, X360

Joystiq

PSN Tuesday: Murasaki Baby, Fibbage

This week's PlayStation Store update brings a handful of games to PS4 that began life elsewhere. The future-set strategy game Anomaly 2 arrives after first emerging on PC and mobile platforms, alongside a " special edition " of the originally PS3/Vita rhythm game, KickBeat .

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Related Topix: Video Games, Anomaly 2, 11 bit studios

Gaming Age

CastleStorm: Definitive Edition blasts onto PS4, Xbox One next week

Special Edition hitting the PS4 and Xbox One soon , it was a matter of time before Zen Studios announced a release date for the super ultra special definitive edition of CastleStorm for next-gen consoles. So here ya go.

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Related Topix: CastleStorm, Zen Studios, Video Games, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Gaming Age

WWE 2K15 for PS4, Xbox One slips to November

If you were anxiously awaiting the next-generation WWE 2K15 experience, you'll unfortunately have to wait a little bit longer. 2K Games today has announced that WWE 2K15 for the PS4 and Xbox One has slipped by about a month: October 28th to November 21st, 2014.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, PS3, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Joystiq

Halo: Reach free, Valiant Hearts discounted for Xbox Gold members

Welcome to the back half of September, which means Xbox Live Gold members can now grab Halo: Reach gratis from the service. Regularly priced at $25, the Halo prequel covers the events of the planet Reach's evacuation before it was overwhelmed by The Covenant.

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

Campaignseries.co.uk

Boy 'shot girlfriend on birthday'

Police community support officers at the scene in Eastway, Hackney, east London, where Shereka Marsh, 15, died after a shooting. A teenage boy shot his girlfriend in the neck after she went to give him a birthday present, a court heard.

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Joystiq

Thomas Was Alone rated in Germany for Xbox One, Wii U

Platformer from the block Thomas Was Alone looks to be headed to Xbox One and Wii U courtesy of Curve Studios, going by new ratings published by German software regulatory board USK. Developer Mike Bithell's yet to announce any new platforms for his minimalist puzzle-platformer, but after launching it on Steam in 2012 he's since brought it to PS3, Vita, iOS and Android.

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Related Topix: Mike Bithell, Curve Studios, Thomas Was Alone, Video Games, Celebrities, Uma Thurman

Tom's Hardware

Markus "Notch" Persson, Others Leaving Mojang

This bit of news was also mentioned on the Mojang blog , which added that co-founders Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser are departing as well. Jens Bergensten will remain as the Lead Developer.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Minecraft

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Straits Times

Make a date with the Xbox One at the Singapore Flyer

Xbox Singapore is launching the Xbox One in Singapore on Sept 23 and it has been working with Digital Life to create the ultimate gaming event, 165m up in the air. -- PHOTO: MICROSOFT Xbox One fans, you've come to the right place! Xbox Singapore is launching the Xbox One here on Sept 23 and it has been working with us to create the ultimate gaming event, 165m up in the air.

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FirstAdopter.com

Amazon Cites Xbox One Console Inventory Issue

A few days ago on September 11th I wrote a blog post with evidence showing it was likely a large percentage of the current shipment of Xbox Ones in the retail channel had "coil whine" noise hardware defects. Tonight members on NeoGaf noticed Amazon put the Kinect-less Xbox One on "Item Under Review..something wrong with our inventory" notice.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360

SPOnG.com

Updates to "Saints Row IV" (Microsoft Xbox One): New listing + Summary & Pack art

The Saints are back, in what may well be the most out-there twist a videogame sequel has ever taken. The head of the Saints has gone about as far as he can go - leader of the free world.

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Related Topix: Volition Inc., Video Games, Saints Row IV, Deep Silver, Saints Row

Cinema Blend News

Xbox One Turned Into Portable Laptop Called Xbook One

If you've thought about taking your Xbox One with you where ever you go; playing games out and about, watching videos or listening to downloaded music. Well, one enterprising individual has managed to combine a laptop with an Xbox and called it an Xbook One.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360

Polygon

PS4, Xbox One made of gold will set you back more than $13K

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One fans looking for a little "luxury" gaming can now sink their teeth into a console made of gold - if they have $13,699 to spare. As reported by Emirates 24/7 , the consoles were revealed at Games14, a video game convention that takes place in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: X360, Video Games, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Eurogamer

Solid gold PS4s and Xbox Ones to go for over A 8.3K

One has to believe that the modern day Bond villain needs to kick back with a round of Peggle after a hard day's world conquering. But playing on just an ordinary Xbox One or PS4 would just be so... common .

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360

Business News

Xbox One UK charts crown Destiny as new King

Microsoft 's Xbox One received one of this year's most anticipated games last week, and now it sits at number one in the charts. We all knew this would happen, right? Destiny launched on 9th September last week, with 50% of its sales on the Xbox consoles, and without any surprise it's now at number one in the charts.

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Related Topix: Madden, Turn 10, EA Tiburon, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, EA Sports, Crytek, Ryse, Ubisoft, Watch Dogs

Computer And Video Games

Microsoft to continue supporting Minecraft on PlayStation, says Xbox boss

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that Minecraft will continue to be supported on rival platforms - including PlayStation - following Microsoft's acquisition of the IP and its creator Mojang. The head of Microsoft's Xbox division and Microsoft Studios made the pledge in an official video posted to celebrate Microsoft's acquisition of Mojang.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Minecraft, X360

Nag.blog

Microsoft sends message to SA ahead of XBO launch

The Xbox One is finally arriving in South Africa next week Tuesday. That, for all of our epoch impaired readers, is the 23rd of September.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Shockya.com

AMC Lands Domestic Rights to Xbox Original Series Humans

"Humans" was once a part of Xbox's original programming lineup, but now AMC has taken up the slack after the gaming service's filming studio closed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, AMC has announced that it has acquired the domestic rights to the sci-fi drama series, which was produced by both Xbox and the UK's Channel 4. The series comes from Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley and is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's "Real Humans."

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