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  1. Rock Band 4 will thrash in 2015-and so will its old guitars, drums, DLCRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Ars Technica

    On Wednesday, two months after the Rock Band game franchise sputtered back to life , the staff at music-game developer Harmonix confirmed to Ars Technica that an even bigger release is on its way. Rock Band 4 is coming, and according to Harmonix, it'll launch on Playstation 4 and Xbox One by the end of 2015.

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  2. Windows 10 gets Xbox Live SDK, Xbox One wireless controller, accessoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | TechSpot

    Yesterday at the Game Developers Conference, Microsoft held a keynote that included a number of details on how the company will improve the gaming experience in Windows 10. The first big update is the integration of Xbox Live into Windows 10. While this isn't new information - Microsoft pledged to bring Xbox Live to Windows back in January - today the company announced that an Xbox Live SDK for Windows 10 is already in the hands of select partners and game developers. The Xbox Live SDK will allow developers to integrate nearly all of the services currently available on the Xbox One into their Windows games.

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  3. Here's what you need to know about streaming Xbox One games to PC and tabletRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Polygon

    During a GDC demo, I asked Mike Ybarra, one of the Xbox program directors, when it might arrive. He said the company would probably want to "spend some extra time on it," specifically on testing the service via wireless networks.

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  4. Rock Band 4 is coming, and Harmonix is bringing it back to basicsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Polygon

    The rhythm game genre seemed unstoppable for a number of years as both Activision's stable of developers and Harmonix cranked out sequel after sequel to the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises, respectively. Fans bought game after game, along with expensive plastic versions of musical instruments so they could pretend to be in a rock band while pretending to play music in their living rooms.

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  5. HBO without cable coming soon, how much will it cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    The International Business Times is reporting the streaming service will launch in early April, ahead of the April 12 debut of the new season of "Game of Thrones." Called "HBO Now," it will cost $15 a month, according to the IBT.

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  6. Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight, and more coming to Xbox One with ID@XboxRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Lo-fi platformer Shovel Knight and post-apocalyptic role-playing game Wasteland 2 are coming to Xbox One, along with over 50 other games announced by Microsoft as in development for the ID@Xbox program. Shovel Knight arrived in 2014 on 3DS, Wii U, and Windows, following shortly on Linux and Mac.

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  7. Windows 10 to get cross-buy supportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bit-tech.net

    Microsoft has announced that Windows Store will, as of Windows 10, include cross-buy support allowing gamers to pay once and play selected games on any Windows 10 device - including the Xbox One. Microsoft has confirmed plans to unify its varying platforms under the Windows 10 banner, including the news that gamers will be able to share purchases across multiple devices.

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  8. Elite: Dangerous heading to Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bit-tech.net

    The Xbox One edition will launch this year and Braben confirms that it will not be 'dumbed down' for the console. Open universe space sim Elite: Dangerous is making an unexpected jump to the Xbox One later this year.

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  9. XB1 VibrationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Neowin.net

    I ultimately know where this is going, but I just wanted to see if anyone had seen or heard about this as a few searches just end up with nothing. So if I'm honest, I've noticed it for a while, but its been so quiet that I've never really paid much attention.

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  10. 'A complete waste of a life': Sheriff blasts serial yob who ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Jordan Mitchell admitted a string of offences including punching a nightclub bouncer, spitting on a police officer, vandalising school buses and threatening police A fed up judge has blasted a serial yob who wasted days playing on his Xbox games console for throwing his life away. Sending him down, he told the 20-year-old: "You're on jobseeker's allowance and your recreation is betting on horse racing and playing the Xbox - and that's it.

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  11. Watch Microsoft's GDC Keynote hereRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Neowin.net

    Yesterday Microsoft held a keynote speech at GDC highlighting the company's efforts in the gaming industry and the vision behind Windows 10. We highlighted each of the features discussed, but a picture is obviously worth a thousand words and a video of the event is basically priceless for fans of the subject matter. Though Phil Spencer took the stage with a speech titled "The Future of Gaming on Windows 10 and Xbox", the keynote itself was quite subdued and major announcements were, unfortunately, absent.

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  12. Xbox One And Windows 10 Will Get Cross-Buy SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    If you've been holding off on an Xbox One because PC gaming is just too good to pass up, Microsoft has yet another offer to help bridge the world of PC gaming with the Xbox One. While we previously knew about Xbox Live and Xbox social apps being made available on Windows 10, what you probably didn't expect was cross-buy support.

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  13. Game Engines For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | I programmer

    This week's Game Developers Conference has seen announcements by the three big game developers that you can have their game engines for free - or at least with minimal strings attached. The big question is why and what does this change? A game engine is a strange piece of software.

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  14. Technology does more than meets the eyeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | M2.com

    There is a lot of fun "toys" out there when it comes to the world of technology. Most things are designed, built, and used for a specific purpose.

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  15. All the Windows 10 and Xbox One cross-play or cross-buy games revealed so farRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Eurogamer

    Last night, Microsoft announced it was expanding its ID@Xbox self-publishing program to Windows 10 , where numerous games will feature either cross-buy or cross-play capabilities with Xbox One. Zen Studios' Pinball FX2 will feature cross-buy for all of its add-on content, for example.

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  16. Microsoft outlines plan to bridge Xbox and PC video gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Phil Spencer, head of the company's video game division, detailed Microsoft's plan for game makers to create universal apps that can run on both Xbox One consoles and PCs with Windows 10, as well as smartphones, tablets and other devices running the forthcoming version of Windows. That includes HoloLens, Microsoft's wearable headset that gives wearers the ability to interact with three-dimensional images.

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  17. Nvidia's next-gen Shield Console could give the PS4 and Xbox One something to worry abouta or notRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Launches

    The console wars are heating up and the latest entrant into the fray is that Tegra X1 toting, 4K video supporting, Android running, slick as they come, all new Nvidia Shield. Although it's slated for a May release, the latest iteration of Nvidia's gaming console is making waves in the industry and the company is teasing gamers with its innovative concept and capabilities.

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  18. Microsoft delivers a peek into the mind-boggling capabilities of its HoloLens headsetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DNA India

    Fancy interacting with game characters as they havoc in your very own living room? Microsoft's new wearable device promises to do just that. This system is poised to open a new set of personal computing experiences, placing holographic objects within the real world where users can interact with them even as they interact with the real-world environment.

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  19. Elite: Dangerous is heading to Xbox OneRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nag.blog

    Good news, everyone! And by "everyone" we mean "a select few of you like the idea of a space simulator that leaves you to fend for yourself in a galaxy intent on highlighting how utterly insignificant you are". If that sounds like a good time and you own an Xbox One, then hoorays for everyone, because Elite: Dangerous is heading for Microsoft's console.

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  20. Battletoads in Xbox One version of Shovel Knight sets tongues waggingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Eurogamer

    In April the Battletoads will be added to the Xbox One version of 2D side-scrolling action game Shovel Knight, with developer Yacht Club re-imagining the NES sprites in Shovel Knight style. Battletoads was created by Rare founders Tim and Chris Stamper and achieved a cult following for its impressive graphics and rock hard difficulty.

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