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F1 2013 – Release Date Set for October

Codemasters today announced that F1 2013, the latest entry in the award-winning series of officially licensed FORMULA 1 videogames, will launch on October 4th  for the Xbox 360 video games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. To mark the release date announcement, Codemasters has released a hot lap video using work-in-progress in-game footage […]

Microsoft rolls out two-step authentication system

Microsoft is enhancing security measures across a whole suite of software, including Xbox Live, the company announced on Wednesday. Customer accounts for Windows, Xbox Live and Skype will be given the option to upgrade to a two-step system, where either a secondary email address or telephone number can be used for back-up authentication. The wider […]

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Socom dev Slant Six suffers ‘temporary layoffs’

Socom and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City developer Slant Six has been hit with another round of redundancies, although the studio says they’re “temporary”. “This necessary measure has been taken to reduce the size of our team and to decrease interim operating costs while we continue to negotiate new business,” said a Slant Six representative […]

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Xbox Sales Hit an Iceberg Now Revenues are Down

Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices division generated $3.8 billion in revenue during the last three months of 2012, down 11 per cent year-over-year as the market awaits the company’s next generation console. But a significant decline in marketing costs meant that the entertainment division – which bundles fiscal data for Windows Phone, Xbox and other devices […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II In-Game Live Streaming

Treyarch’s Innovative New Live Streaming Functionality Marks Historic First for Video Games New Pillar for eSports Competition Elevates Gameplay to a Sporting Event Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II‘s new live streaming feature, available when the game launches on […]

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Xbox SmartGlass now available for iOS

…but not compatible with iPhone 5 While those with Windows tablets and Android-powered devices have had access to Xbox SmartGlass for a while now, the app has finally made it to iOS. The SmartGlass app allows users to control their Xbox remotely, and can also be use in Xbox games such as Halo 4, Dance Central […]

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Grab Your Rifle And Head For The High Ground

Take your sniping experience to a whole new level, 505 Games and Rebellion today released online multiplayer support, free of charge, for their European World War II action game, Sniper Elite V2. The Multiplayer Expansion DLC offers 4 all new gameplay modes (Deathmatch/ Team Deathmatch/ Distance King/ Team Distance King) across six maps (Mountain Pass, […]

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Xbox SmartGlass announced to utilize mobile devices

Microsoft announced a new initiative to use smart phone functionality in conjunction with the Xbox 360. Titled “SmartGlass,” the demonstration showed it being used for entertainment features, game integration, and Internet browsing. The briefing showed how a movie can be sent from a tablet to your Xbox 360 to continue watching, at which point the […]

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Microsoft to release Xbox Lite before next-gen console

MS Nerd has once again found a leak from Microsoft’s databanks to give us an ETA and some details on the Xbox Lite, a much smaller and cheaper Kinect orientated console with the true “Next-Gen” console coming at a later stage. Infamous Microsoft leaker MS Nerd suggests we’ll see the new ARM-based Xbox 360 model […]

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