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  1. Rare Composer Teases "Huge Year" in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | IGN

    Composer and Sound Designer for Rare Ltd. Robin Beanland has dropped some hints that 2015 may be a big year for the developer. "This is a HUGE year for Rare...and these notes," he said on Twitter , adding an image of sheet music in the tweet.

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  2. Immersis wants to beat Xbox to IllumiRoom VR gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | SlashGear.com

    "This is just a model, the real thing will be much bigger," Immersis' enthusiastic booth team helpfully points out about its diorama, a tiny stem of 3D print-out to represent the immersive projector tech it's hoping will score it a place in living rooms. They're not kidding around, either: assuming the Kickstarter due to open later this year gets traction, the final Immersis VR projector will tower over the back of your couch, spraying the walls around your TV with an expanded gaming experience.

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  3. New mode for World of Tanks goes 8-bit...you have my attentionRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Gaming Nexus

    To celebrate the winter season and kick off 2015, Wargaming has announced a brand new combat mode for World of Tanks called Winter Showdown. Basically it's World of Tanks gone 8-bit with three custom-built vehicles, a new map, and platooning setups that feature five players instead of three.

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  4. Microsoft to stop selling original Kinect for Windows sensor in 2015Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | WinBeta

    Microsoft announced today that will be discontinuing the sales of the first generation Kinect for Windows in 2015. The Xbox One -maker didn't announce exactly when it will stop selling the motion detection system, however, they did say that it would stop after exhausting the existing stock.

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  5. Microsoft is slowly building a wonderful science fiction futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WinBeta

    Microsoft is known by many as the legacy business and productivity company, but how is Microsoft developing products which will enable the wonderful science fiction future? To begin, science fiction depicts a future where screens are everywhere, they recognize you and any device seems to be ready to go with your content and applications. Right now, this is not the case; devices are very much personalized to individuals but there are some emerging technologies which could change the way we interact with devices.

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  6. Ashby: The year the barrier fell between 'real' and 'virtual'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Canada.com

    Here are E-Comm's Top 10 reasons not to dial 911. Wi-Fi at a local coffee shop isn't working was the top item.

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  7. Gaze Into The Future: Analyst Predictions for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | GamesIndustry.biz

    Xbox One to match PS4's installed base? VR out at a reasonable price? Our panel takes a stab at what we should expect next year It's been a long and interesting year for the video games business, and with 2015 only a couple days away now, we've asked our regular analyst contributors to once again use their "special powers" to tell us what the future holds. And similar to last year , we're also asking our analyst panel to assess just how right or wrong they were with their previous set of predictions.

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  8. This Week's Video Game Rumors: Microsoft EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    The video game industry is a large one, so it's only natural that whispers and leaks about upcoming technology and releases would make their way around the Internet. Just like clockwork, three big, exciting video game rumors have drifted into the ether recently.

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  9. 'Flinch' Is Going Away For Halo 5, Developers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Kotaku

    "Flinch," or the penalty of your aiming reticle getting moved up when shot, has long been a controversial feature in the Halo games. But that flinch animation that players have been noticing in Halo 5 's beta will soon be removed, according to 343's Josh Holmes.

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  10. The 3 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2015Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    A combination of exciting new concepts and established franchises should have gamers opening their wallets for software, and spending countless hours in front of their entertainment centers. In total, there are perhaps two dozen different games one might consider highly anticipated, but a few in particular stand out.

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  11. Our First Thoughts on Halo 5: GuardiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | PC Magazine

    As 343 Industries patches the infamously troubled Halo: The Master Chief Collection , it has also been developing Halo 5: Guardians, a new sequel for Xbox One that will debut in 2015. I got my hands on an early access version of its multiplayer beta, which will run from December 29 to January 18 for everyone who bought the Master Chief Collection.

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  12. Original Kinect for Windows sensor sales to end in 2015Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | MSDN Blogs

    In October, we shipped the public release of the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and its software development kit . The availability of the v2 sensor and SDK 2.0 means that we will be phasing out the sale of the original Kinect for Windows sensor in 2015.

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  13. Xbox One's $50 holiday trimming ends this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Joystiq

    The Xbox One's "special, limited-time" pricing of $50 off in the US ends this Saturday. The discount applies to both the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle and Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle with Kinect .

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  14. Hands-on with 'Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer betaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Since 343 Industries took the reigns from Halo creators Bungie, there's been a flurry of feedback from the series' avid community. Many wanted to see the game retain its same playstyle and to simply exist as an extension of the series.

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  15. Most disappointing video games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Canada Online Explorer

    Nobody sets out to make a bad video game. But games, like movies, are often the work of dozens or even hundreds of people toiling under tight deadlines and strict budgets.

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  16. It's your last chance to take advantage of some great deals on Microsoft's Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | ITworld

    Back in October Microsoft announced a temporary price cut on the Xbox One. From November 2nd, 2014 until January 3rd, 2015, the cost of the Xbox One dropped by $50.

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  17. Microsoft boosts Xbox One with new Esram ApiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Bit-tech.net

    Microsoft's latest API for the Xbox One is allowing developers to make better use of its main hardware advantage over the more graphically-powerful PS4: its embedded ESRAM module. Microsoft's Xbox One console is due to get a much-needed performance boost to help it compete with rival Sony's PlayStation 4, thanks to a new application programming interface for exploiting the console's ESRAM.

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  18. Pre-orders now open for Halo 5: Guardians, $249.99 Limited Collector's Edition availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Neowin.net

    The multiplayer beta of Halo 5: Guardians began this week, but the full game, including the greatly anticipated single-player campaign, will not be released until the fourth quarter of 2015 - but Microsoft has already opened pre-orders for the game, despite its launch remaining a long way off. To entice gamers into ordering it ahead of its release, Microsoft is offering exclusive freebies to those who reserve their copy of Halo 5 .

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  19. Xbox One Price Cut Set To Cease In Early JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Ubergizmo

    All good things must come to an end, and so the same applies to the Xbox One with its accompanying temporary price cut of $50 for the holiday seasons this year, where it will spill over a wee bit to the next - more specifically, January 3, 2015. It must be noted that this $50 price cut was announced in late October this year, where the "festivities" of the situation kicked off on November 2nd this year.

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  20. Robot? I Prefer The Term "Gun With Legs"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Kotaku

    Andrew Averkin is a freelance 3D artist who has most recently worked on games like Far Cry 4 and Halo's Master Chief Collection. To see the larger pics in all their glory , click on the "expand" button in the top-left corner.

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