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  1. Domino's app now available on Xbox One in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Eurogamer

    "We love gamers and gamers love pizza," explained Domino's marketing exec Simon Wallis. "Xbox One has the best platform for us to build on.

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  2. Tiger Direct's Black Friday ad includes a Steam machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Polygon

    Tiger Direct's Black Friday ad is slim pickings for console gamers and not much better for PC gamers. The big standouts include an Xbox One bundle and a Syber Vapor A gaming console PC "featuring Steam."

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  3. Report: Xbox One sales are "catching up quickly" with PS4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Business News

    Talking at the UBS Global Technology Conference Jorgensen noted that:"Clearly Sony has jumped out to a lead with a great console and I think a great pricing strategy,[but] Microsoft is catching up quickly" "Pricing actions that are taking place, particularly during this Christmas season, driven by Microsoft, around reduction plus a lot of bundled software, I think will continue to pull the consumer into the new consoles, " he added. At the last recent count up from Microsoft, 19 million Xbox Ones had been shifted to retailers - although exact figures of sales to end users is unknown.

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  4. You can now order a Domino's pizza on your Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Engadget

    Is the Halo: The Master Chief Collection getting you down? Why not wipe away those tears with a slice of pizza? With the new Domino's Pizza app for Xbox One you can button-press, wave or literally bark orders at your Kinect to get some fresh slices heading for your front door.

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  5. 343 apologises for Halo Master Chief Collection launch issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Computer And Video Games

    The primary complaint is broken matchmaking, which has resulted in players waiting for hours to find online games. However, a host of other bugs have also been reported by users, many of which are collated in this Reddit post.

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  6. Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix due todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Eurogamer

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection developer 343 Industries will today roll out a number of server updates to improve the game's broken multiplayer matchmaking. Dozens of other bugs and broken features have also been discovered and compiled in list form by fans on Reddit.

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  7. Digging deeper into Halo 5: Guardians' new Smart Scope and Spartan AbilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Eurogamer

    Is Halo 5's competitive multiplayer a drastic departure or a return to the series' roots? For me, having played the game for a few hours, it's a bit of both. Fresh and familiar, Guardians' PVP walks a fine line between giving Halo the kick up the arse it perhaps needs on Xbox One, and staying true to what made Bungie's seminal first-person shooter series so special.

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  8. Rebel Galaxy InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Gaming Nexus

    Last month Erich Schaefer and Travis Baldree, two of the minds behind the great Torchlight games announced their new company and their first game. The company is Double Damage and the game is Rebel Galaxy, a new twist on the space combat genre.

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  9. Walmart Black Friday Ad 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Cheap Ass Gamer

    $329.99 Also maybe PS4 Duck Dynasty for $25 but I want to see how much MS store is first for XB1 We need someone to break out the magnifying glass for all of those spine-facing games and compile a list. Pretty please? I almost want that 99 dollar Xbox 360.

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  10. 'Halo' series celebrated at HaloFest fan eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    "Halo" fans toasted the sci-fi video game franchise, which centers on super-soldier protagonist Master Chief, during a Monday celebration at the Avalon nightclub and theater. The event featured the debut of the "Halo: Nightfall" live-action series and a preview of the multiplayer mode from the upcoming "Halo 5: Guardians" game.

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  11. Re-live HaloFest's Highlights HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Major Nelson.com

    To celebrate today's launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection , fans tuned into HaloFest - a livestream event broadcast on Xbox Live, Xbox.com, Twitch, YouTube and select global press sites. The three day event included the Halo: Master Chief Collection Invitational Tournament where pro players from around the world battled it out for the chance to win $50,000 and the opportunity to be the first to play the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, set to arrive December 29. On Monday night, HaloFest culminated with Halo fans from around the world joining Xbox and 343 Industries at the Avalon Theater in Los Angeles for an unforgettable night to celebrate the past, present and future of Halo.

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  12. Black Friday 2014 deals: Early Best Buy specials, Walmart and Target store hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Examiner.com

    Target is aiming to cash in on this year's black Friday sales. The chain retailer plans to offer customers access to black Friday deals before the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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  13. Halo: The Master Chief Collection running into matchmaking problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Joystiq

    Dealing with the Covenant isn't the only problem players are facing in Halo: The Master Chief Collection today. The huge collection of Halo goodness launched today, and some serious multiplayer matchmaking issues launched right along with it.

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  14. Skrillex, Coldplay headline Fantasia: Music Evolved DLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Joystiq

    Harmonix revealed a slate of DLC tracks it has in store for its Kinect-powered Xbox One rhythm game Fantasia: Music Evolved , with Skrillex & Alvin Risk's "Try It Out," Soundgarden's "Spoonman," and Coldplay's "Paradise" premiering via Xbox Live today. 18 downloadable tracks will join Fantasia 's catalog by the end of January, mixing classics like The Cure's "Just Like Heaven" and Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House" with newer fare like Justin Beiber's "As Long As You Love Me" and Maroon 5's "Lucky Strike."

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  15. 'Halo' Videogame Producers Make Live-Action Look Easy with 'Nightfall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Videogame creators are quick to say they would be out of their element if they would ever make a movie or tell a live action story. "You're dealing with people who are more filmmakers in their hearts than many of the film executives at the studios," the director of episodes of "Battlestar Galactica" and "Heroes" told Variety, because "they're creating an environment that is obviously visual but at the same time, they're representatives of their audiences because they create such an interactive experience that lives in the mind of the audience.

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  16. 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection': The Joystiq ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Engadget

    Before Halo 2 launched in 2004, I must have watched the trailer a hundred times - easily accessible from its permanent home on my college computer's desktop. Like many fans, my anticipation for the Xbox follow-up was ... let's say substantial.

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  17. IMG - Xbox Live Matchmaking ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | IGN

    Update: There's no word on whether the problems with Halo: The Master Chief Collection have been fixed yet, but more Xbox Live issues have come to light: Destiny players are also experiencing matchmaking problems , as well as problems when trying to post statistics to leaderboards. The Xbox Live team is asking players to check back in 30 min.

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  18. EW ranks the 'Halo' games in 'The Master Chief Collection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    With today's release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection , over a decade of Halo history has been assembled in one package to celebrate the franchise's past -and do a smart bit of promotion for its future . The collection combines Halo 1 through 4, highlighting every adventure in the franchise with Master Chief as the protagonist.

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  19. Halo: Master Chief Collection matchmaking hotfix 'shows some improvement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Computer And Video Games

    Microsoft says it has already applied updates to Halo: The Master Chief Collection to address teething problems with the game's matchmaking system. In a new statement on Tuesday afternoon, a Microsoft rep revealed that the firm has already applied a server-side update - sometimes known as a 'hotfix', which means no download is required on the player side - that has apparently "shown some improvement" in matchmaking between players.

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  20. Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta Has Spectator ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Ubergizmo

    Xbox owners who happen to be Halo fans have a lot to look forward to in the near future. There's a new release on the horizon that brings a new feature which has never before been present on this series.

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