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Xbox One August update adds new social features, remote purchasing, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 18, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Microsoft has detailed the new features for the Xbox One's August update.

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Xbox Entertainment Studios being closed

By Steve Watts, Jul 17, 2014 11:20am PDT

Halo shows and Atari documentary still moving forward

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"So I watched this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xookjtkAYsM and while is a bit old, ..."

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Xbox One sales pick up without Kinect

By Robert Workman, Jul 17, 2014 7:05am PDT

Numbers nearly doubled for the month of June

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"I am sure the lower priced Kinect free consoles would have made some difference to sales but I ..."

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Microsoft announces 18,000 layoffs

By Steve Watts, Jul 17, 2014 6:40am PDT

Nokia devices hardest hit

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"This is not the death of Nokia Windows phones. Microsoft bought a company that was overstaffed ..."

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Report: Microsoft preparing to lay off thousands of employees

By Robert Workman, Jul 15, 2014 9:15am PDT

Xbox divisions could be affected

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"whoever put that shite of a GUI on a windows 2012 server needs to be first."

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Iron Galaxy talks Killer Instinct: Season 2, adds Maya to the cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 11, 2014 2:45pm PDT

Killer Instinct: Season 2 getting Maya, new combos

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Project Spark exits beta on October 7 on Xbox One and PC

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 08, 2014 10:17am PDT

Project Spark is ready to wrap up its beta. The free-to-play creation tool will release its final version on Xbox One and PC on October 7.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection panel discusses Halo 2: Anniversary upgrades

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2014 2:36pm PDT

343 Industries made its way to this year's Rooster Teeth Expo this past weekend. They brought along with them a new Halo: The Master Chief Collection trailer and some new details on what's coming to Halo 2: Anniversary's multiplayer mode.

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"I bet that's how the codebase started out (on PC), it's just that they don't have any actual ..."

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Kinect v2 for Windows coming later this month

By Steve Watts, Jul 07, 2014 6:52am PDT

Microsoft has announced that the new Kinect will launch on PC on July 15 for $199.

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"I thought so too, but I've heard there's a fair bit of latency involved that could make it bad ..."

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Sunset Overdrive 'Chaos Squad' 8-player co-op explained

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 02, 2014 12:16pm PDT

Insomniac is explaining Sunset Overdrive's 8-player co-op multiplayer mode, known as Chaos Squad.

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Forza Motorsport 5 invokes nostalgia with Hot Wheels Car Pack

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2014 10:53am PDT

Forza Motorsport 5 is celebrating the nostalgic appeal of Hot Wheels with the new Hot Wheels Car Pack for $9.99 or free to Car Pass owners.

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"aka the Grand Prix Legends pack! That Lotus... also the insanely pretty AUDI, the Ferrari. Also ..."

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 'Tactical Taco' update coming tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jun 30, 2014 7:31am PDT

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is getting another free update tomorrow, packing a new map and game mode.

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"the gameplay is actually really fun, I got way more time out of it then Titanfall, soooo much to ..."

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Shack Snack: June 26, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jun 26, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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"Awesome haha, that DLC line was great. So glad to see you guys really listening to the ..."

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Games with Gold July line-up includes Guacamelee

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2014 12:58pm PDT

Microsoft has outlined its July Games with Gold line-up: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Gotham City Imposters, and BattleBlock Theater. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood will also stick around.

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"They couldn't have chosen a worse time for BBT, it was just like $3 on Steam. Game is awesome ..."

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Microsoft exec breaks down Crackdown, Fable Legends, and Kinect at E3

By Steve Watts, Jun 24, 2014 4:00pm PDT

In the wake of Microsoft's E3 press conference, we took a moment to talk to Redmond Game Studios general manager Matt Booty. Check out the videos below for talk of the Xbox One strategy, Scalebound, Fable Legends, and more.

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