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  1. Video: Microsoft Xbox One Set To Launch In China On September 29Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | ClipSyndicate

    U.S. software giant Microsoft Corporation said on Tuesday that September 29th is the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China-- the first launch since a 14-year ban on sales of foreign games consoles was lifted this year. The world's biggest software company gave no reason for the delay in the launch, which was originally scheduled for September 23rd.

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  2. Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5-BRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | ABS-CBN News

    Minecraft is the top paid-for app both on Apple Inc's iOS and Google Inc's Android systems and helped Mojang, which employs just 40 people, bring in 2.05 billion crowns in revenue in 2013, giving it an 896 million crown operating profit for the year. Director of website Gamesbrief Nicholas Lovell described Minecraft as a hugely successful product which has "captured the imagination of pretty much everybody under the age of 15", saying the game could help Microsoft broaden its appeal.

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  3. Minecraft sold: Microsoft buys Mojang for $2.5bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business News

    Mojang spokesman Owen Hill and Microsoft have separately sought to reassure fans of the multimillion selling building sim that work on the game will continue unaffected. In the statement, Hill suggested that the pressure of running the company, which generated $326m in revenue last year, became too much for the founders, Markus Persson , Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser.

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  4. Microsoft buying 'Minecraft' maker Mojang for $2.5 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Marin Independent Journal

    Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle.

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  5. What makes the Destiny multiplayer experience so greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Examiner.com

    Destiny bring a blend of different types of gameplay elements to create a unique and enjoyable experience on its own. The game can be played alone, but there will be lots of things you will be missing out on.

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  6. Amazon Cites Xbox One Console Inventory IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | FirstAdopter.com

    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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  7. Microsoft Officially Announces Minecraft Acquisition for $2.5 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | International Business Times

    's acquisition of Minecraft started to spread last week and now, the company officially announces that Mojang and the Minecraft franchise has joined the team. It costs $2.5 billion, which is reported to be the largest since Satya Nadella took over the company.

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  8. Microsoft buys 'Minecraft' maker Mojang for $2.5 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Post-gazette.com

    It's official: Microsoft said Monday morning that it's buying Mojang, maker of the popular "Minecraft" video game, for $2.5 billion. The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, maker of games such as the "Halo" and "Forza" franchises, according to a Microsoft news release.

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  9. Marco Belinelli rated 75 overall in NBA 2K15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Pounding the Rock

    The reigning 3-Point Contest champion gets a 10-point increase in overall rating in this year's 2K installment. Though we saw less of Marco Belinelli in the postseason, he'll still see a hefty overall rating improvement in NBA 2K15, according to a recent leak .

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  10. Console modder creates portable Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Business News

    If you ever fancied lugging your Xbox One console around with you, you'd probably find it a little cumbersome having to take a TV with you and all the cables. However, console modder Eddie Zarick has created the Xbook One , a self-contained, portable version of Microsoft's console.

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  11. Got More Money Than Sense? These Solid Gold Next-Gen Consoles Are Just The Ticket For YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Inventor Spot

    Looking for a bit of extra luxury in your gaming life? Want to show your friends and family how much money you have? The Gatti Luxury Lab has a new set of products that might interest you - a pair of gold plated gaming consoles. Created by the famous Italian jeweler Gatti, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were both revealed at the Middle-Eastern Games14 convention.

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  12. With Minecraft, Microsoft Bets Again on Blockbuster Game Franchises Over TalentRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Bloomberg

    The conventional wisdom in Silicon Valley is that acquisitions are about gaining great talent. Just last week, Tim Cook told Charlie Rose that one of the main reasons Apple bought Beats was for "incredible talent."

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  13. Microsoft acquires games developer Mojang for $2.5 bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  14. When it comes to digital games, Microsoft's not playing aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | CNET News.com

    Many on Wall Street thought Microsoft ought to exit the game business, but since taking over as CEO, Satya Nadella has taken the opposite tack. Here's why.

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  15. Microsoft's Mojang deal gives it Minecraft - and the massive audience that adores itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | VentureBeat

    Did you buy anything interesting today? Like some new shoes? Maybe a new phone? How about a $2.5 billion dollar game developer? That's exactly what Microsoft paid for today when it acquired Minecraft developer Mojang . The move is somehow puzzling and yet logical, too.

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  16. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    If you're a proud owner of an Xbox 360, you've come to the right place. Podcast Unlocked is IGN's best 360-centric podcast.

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  17. South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3, Xbox 360) $14.99, Ryse $17.99,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Cheap Ass Gamer

    South Park: The Stick of Truth $14.99, Ryse $17.99, Dead Rising 3 $17.99 Free Shipping @ Gamefly Nice,Now to sit back and wait for it to hit $10 in 1 or 2 months. Played it on PC but never got around to finishing it and I rather have it on PS3.

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  18. Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | InformationWeek

    Following several days of rumors, Microsoft agreed on Monday to buy Mojang, the Swedish developer that created Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. Given Microsoft's past gaming successes, such as Halo, an investment in Minecraft might seem a departure.

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  19. NOW: Valley shopping deals to save BIG moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | ABC15.com

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  20. Microsoft's checkered history of gaming acquisitions, from Bungie to MinecraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Polygon

    ... spun off from board game creator FASA Corporation. The developer was converted to a component of Microsoft Game Studios called FASA Studio. FASA focused predominantly on mech games, creating MechCommander 1 and 2 , MechWarrior 4 , Mechassault 1 and ...

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