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  1. In China, The Xbox One Is Now $80 CheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Kotaku

    Microsoft's Xbox One has had a pretty rough time in China. Despite good early sales, the system is having problems, and now with the looming PlayStation 4 , Microsoft and its retail vendors have resorted to dropping the price of the console.

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  2. Gaming gift ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The London Free Press

    This is definitely great year to be a gamer. Last year saw the launch of two brand new consoles and now titles for that system, as well as the Wii U, are starting to appear like wildfire.

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  3. Honda launches Xbox challenge in 'the other side' activityRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Brand Republic

    Honda has launched an interactive gaming experience on Xbox One to promote its racing heritage and new car model, the Civic Type R. The car manufacturer has teamed up with Microsoft Advertising to challenge gamers to perform a lap time trial around the Nrburgring track in the Forza Motorsport 5 game. The deal was brokered by Starcom MediaVest Group .

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  4. Microsoft plays more open gamesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Computer Weekly

    The all-new "we love Linux" Microsoft company has continued its sluggish crusade into openness by talking up plans to open source Project Orleans. Project Orleans has been used by software application development pros to build the type of essentially distributed cloud-based services that are used by online players in the Halo 4 game.

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  5. Windows 10 leak reveals new Xbox app for PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Eurogamer

    An early version of Windows 10, Microsoft's new operating system, has leaked onto the internet, and in the process revealed plans for a new Xbox app for PC. The Verge , which played around with the leaked consumer build, said the new Xbox app acts as a gateway to the Xbox ecosystem.

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  6. 'Evolve' creators tackle monstrous expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. - It's a hairy time inside Turtle Rock Studios - and not just because many employees have pledged to stop shaving until they've finished work on "Evolve," a highly anticipated video game about hunting huge, Godzilla-like creatures.

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  7. PlayStation Plus gave you $1,349 in 'free' games this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Engadget

    It won't surprise you to hear that your PlayStation Plus subscription provides a healthy amount of gaming goodness for $50 per year, but have you ever crunched the numbers to see just how much you're getting? Push Square has. According to its calculations , Sony offered Plus subscribers a whopping $1,349 in PS3, PS4 and PS Vita software during 2014.

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  8. Microsoft to release Project Orleans as open sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ComputerWorld

    Microsoft plans to release as open source the framework that helps developers of cloud services like those behind the popular Halo 4 game. Building cloud services for millions of users means connecting and coordinating thousands of servers, and handling tasks and information across all of them.

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  9. Microsoft To Open Source Cloud Framework Behind Halo 4 ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Slashdot

    The Orleans framework was used to build several services on Azure, including services that are part of Halo 4. The code will be released under an MIT license on GitHub early next year.

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  10. Flight Simulator Fans Are in For a Treat on PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | [H]ard OCP

    Have you missed flying your assortment of planes on Microsoft Flight Simulator ? If you have been Jonesing to play a new edition, Steam is bring back the classic in fine style. Dovetail Games has picked up the challenge and is scheduled to release the new version, called Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition, on December 18th.

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  11. 2014 in review: How the Xbox One learned to love games and a low priceRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Polygon

    The Xbox One had a rough first year, and no other console has had to change its failing strategy so rapidly after launch. One could argue that Nintendo is struggling a bit more in the current market, but Microsoft has shown a willingness to listen to its customers and adapt its product in a way Nintendo seems unwilling, or unable, to emulate.

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  12. The Biggest Tech Flops of 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Motley Fool

    There was no shortage of tech flops in 2014 -- products that did not go according to plan; rumors that did not pan out. In some instances, shareholders suffered, though in others, they emerged relatively unscathed.

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  13. Sprites at the museum: Game Masters profiles gaming's greatest creatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Eurogamer

    We should be getting used to seeing video games in museums. But for anyone who's been playing them long enough to see games artlessly demonised or dismissed in the mainstream media, it's still a thrill to see a long-standing cultural institution - in this case, the enormous, ancient National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh - giving over a major wing to arcade cabinets and consoles.

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  14. 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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  15. Xbox Live gave away $584 worth of games in 2014Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Polygon

    Xbox Live's Games With Gold program gave away more than $500 worth of games - at current prices - in 2014. Drawing off the PlayStation Plus analysis from Push Square , I did my own of Xbox Live's Games With Gold benefit to North American subscribers.

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  16. Microsoft Xbox One Tops Other Consoles for NovemberRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | CIO

    Microsoft said late Thursday that it had sold 1.2 million Xbox Ones during the November sales month, topping sales of competing consoles for the period. Microsoft cited sales figures from NPD, which tracks retail sales of game consoles, OCs and more in the United States.

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  17. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Daily Star

    And now Microsoft is firing up the war of words by revealing the games they think will dominate the market in 2015. They include time-stopping Xbox One adventure Quantum Break, which is getting rave reviews from insiders who have had a taste of the game.

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  18. Cherokee Unleashes New Single 'Teenage Fantasy!'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.theplayground.co.uk/ For immediate release CHEROKEE 'TEENAGE FANTASY' RELEASE DATE: 5th December 2014 'Cherokee is a French House act that kick-started in 2011, and are well known for their clear and distinct sound that is easily recognizable and makes them stand apart from other French House producers.' EARMILK 'Despite the Native American origins of the name, within twenty seconds, or, as soon as the smooth synths meet the snaps/drums, you'll realize that this is French electro-disco as good as it gets.'

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  19. Microsoft to open-source cloud framework behind Halo 4 servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CIO

    Microsoft plans to open-source the framework that helps developers of cloud services like those behind the popular Halo 4 game. Building cloud services for millions of users means connecting and coordinating thousands of servers, and handling tasks and information across all of them.

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  20. 'Call of Duty' and Xbox One pace monthly game salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | USA Today

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare captured the top spot on November's video game sales list and Microsoft'x Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4, according to The NPD Group. 'Call of Duty' and Xbox One pace monthly game sales Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare captured the top spot on November's video game sales list and Microsoft'x Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4, according to The NPD Group.

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