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2 hrs ago | The Escapist

Destiny Launch Trailer Wants to Know What You Will Become

Activision and Bungie are gearing up for the launch of Destiny with a gameplay trailer released today.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, The, Deep Silver, Mars, _No Company, Spiders, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Xbox

6 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Ascend: Hand of Kul removed from Xbox 360 without warning, dev says

Toy Soldiers developer Signal Studios has discovered that its free-to-play role-playing game Ascend: Hand of Kul has been removed from the Xbox 360 Games Store.

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Related Topix: Signal Studios, Toy Soldiers, Video Games, Happy Wars, Toylogic Inc., The, Deep Silver, 2010, X360, Ascend: Hand of Kul

7 hrs ago | WinBeta

Xbox One Titanfall Bundle no more, new Bundles no longer include Kinect

This year Microsoft had released an Xbox One bundle with Titanfall, the game that was chosen to show the capabilities of the Xbox One and be that "must get" title.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Re/code

Nielsen: One-Third of PlayStation 4 Owners Switched From Xbox or Wii

With 10 million units sold since November, the PlayStation 4 is currently winning the latest console war.

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Kinect, X360, Microsoft Xbox

15 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Halo Master Chief Collection video shows remastered maps

Below you'll find a new Halo Master Chief Collection video showing off some of the game's remastered maps.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox, Halo 4

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Rise of the Tomb Raider' and 'Uncharted 4: A...

Phil Spencer has further commented on the Xbox exclusive deal that was recently made for "Rise of the Tomb Raider."

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Related Topix: Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, Video Games, Thief, Eidos Montreal, Halo, Gears of War, 343 Industries, Epic Games, X360

Wed Aug 20, 2014

International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date Update: 4 Feature Upgrades That Really Matter

So it's fair to say that before September ends, many hands would be playing around with the flagship phablet.

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Related Topix: _No Company, Matter, Video Games

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft Azure technical sweepstakes ends August 31

On July 1, we announced a sweepstakes to help you prepare for and pass exams and assessments related to Microsoft Azure.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360

Computer And Video Games

BattleBlock Theater, Castle Crashers dev teases 'Game 4' with video

Aptly codenamed 'Game 4', the new title is the latest from the studio behind Alien Hominid, Castle Crashers, and BattleBlock Theater.

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Related Topix: BattleBlock Theater, The Behemoth, Video Games, Castle Crashers

Joystiq

Castle Crashers dev teases its next game with Earth-shattering bear

The Behemoth, developer of Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater , is teasing the impending announcement of its next game.

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Related Topix: BattleBlock Theater, The Behemoth, Video Games, Castle Crashers

SocalTECH.com

3BLACKDOT Snags Machinima Vet For Game Development Effort

Los Angeles-based 3BLACKDOT --founded by Machina Vets Angelo Pullen, Luke Stepleton, Adam Montoya, and Tom Cassell--said Tuesday that it has snagged another Machinima vet, Marwan Abderrazzaq, to head up game development at the company.

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Related Topix: Mortal Kombat, Video Games, 343 Industries, Halo

Eurogamer

Video: Head into battle with Toy Soldiers: War Chest gameplay

On the upside, it's great to see the series return and franchise founder Signal Studios remain at the helm.

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Related Topix: Toy Soldiers, Signal Studios, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

WorthPlaying

'Fantasia: Music Evolved' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive - Trailer

Fantasia: Music Evolved transports players to a breathtaking world where music and magic combine to transform extraordinary interactive landscapes in entirely new and creative ways! In Fantasia: Music Evolved , players enter the magical realms of Fantasia, selected by the legendary sorcerer Yen Sid to hone their musical and magical prowess as his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Harmonix Music Systems, Disney Interactive Studios, Fantasia: Music Evolved, Video Games, Pop/Rock, Kinect, Mars, _No Company, Spiders

Gaming Nexus

Sniper Elite 3

When it comes to first- and third-person shooters, I've never been one to play as a sniper.

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Related Topix: Sniper Elite, 505 Games, Video Games, Gears of War, Epic Games, Sniper Elite III, Rebellion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Joystiq

Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 packs Deadlight, Van Helsing and GalCiv 2

A new Humble Bundle is upon us, this time packing a handful of big games. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 includes Deadlight , The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Complete Pack and Galactic Civilizations 2: Ultimate Edition in the organizations standard "name your price" package.

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Related Topix: Tequila Works, Deadlight, Video Games, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, NeocoreGames

Overclockers Club

Crytek Hopes to Win Back Gamers with 'High Quality Games'

The first step on the road to recovery is admitting you have a problem. Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli realizes that the studio's reputation has likely been damaged in light of its recent troubles , which culminated in the company selling the Homefront IP to Koch Media.

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Related Topix: Crytek, Ryse, Video Games, Homefront, THQ, Kaos Studios

Computer And Video Games

Invisible, Inc. from Klei hits Steam Early Access

The latest title from Klei Entertainment, the studio behind Mark of the Ninja and Don't Starve , casts players as operatives in an agency employed by giant corporations to steal secrets from rivals.

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Related Topix: Mark of the Ninja, Klei Entertainment, Video Games, Don't Starve

Automotive News

The Rolls-Royce that took 8 months to build

Turn 10 Studios needed extra time to digitally translate the Rolls-Royce Wraith's craftsmanship into "Forza Motorsport 5" on the Xbox One.

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Related Topix: Turn 10, Coupe, Rolls-Royce, Forza Motorsport, Video Games, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Idea Factory, -8, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, X360

MediaPost

Microsoft Brings Reddit And MTV To Xbox One, Updates Twitch

The Xbox One Tuesday will introduce Reddit and MTV apps to the system, as well as increase functions and tools for Google's YouTube Twitch app -- complete with voice search and navigation.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Eurogamer

Watch Microsoft's Phil Spencer accept the Ice Bucket Challenge

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has accepted his nomination to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and, accordingly, has been covered in freezing water.

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Related Topix: Minecraft, Gears of War, Epic Games, Video Games

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