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Online gaming power Steam disses Windows 8, pushes Linux

Wii U Sales Still Lousy

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Nintendo’s Wii U isn’t proving to be much of a successor to the 100-million selling Wii. New metrics from NPD suggest that sales of the console continue to disappoint. The market researcher said Friday that Wii U shipments rose over 40 percent month-over-month in February — encouraging news, were it...
Wii U Sales Still Lousy

Motorola versus Microsoft Xbox ITC complaint complete, MS victorious

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The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has completed its patent infringement investigation against Microsoft. The ITC has declined to review a final initial remand determination issued by the presiding judge, ending the case in Microsoft's favor. Today's move was primarily administrative, with the actual ruling having happened earlier this year....    ...
Motorola versus Microsoft Xbox ITC complaint complete, MS victorious
E3 2012: Microsoft Xbox live blog

ITC judge recommends Microsoft Xbox import ban in US for infringing on Motorola patents

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Image via Phandroid An administrative law judge for the United States International Trade Commission has recommended a ban on Xbox gaming consoles from importing to the country. According to the recommendation (PDF), which publicly released yesterday, the U.S. ban of 4 GB and 250 GB consoles would essentially penalize Xbox’s...
ITC judge recommends Microsoft Xbox import ban in US for infringing on Motorola patents

$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

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Nvidia debuted its Project Shield gaming console in January and now the full details are available. On Tuesday, the company announced that Nvidia Shield — it’s no longer a “project” — is available for early pre-orders at $349. People who registered for product updates can reserve their device, while the...
$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

Xbox 720: countdown begins to E3 announcement

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Official Xbox blogger Major Nelson has posted a countdown on his site, building toward the E3 games exhibition in June. Is this the beginning of the next-gen war?And it's on. With these three words, Xbox blogger and spokesman Major Nelson may have just kick-started the next-generation console war between Microsoft...
Xbox 720: countdown begins to E3 announcement

A Closer Look at "SmartGlass" With Xbox's Marc Whitten (Video)

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One of the big surprises this year at E3 was Microsoft’s announcement that it had developed technology that lets you use your mobile devices as a remote control and keyboard for the TV screen. Microsoft Xbox Live’s Corporate VP Marc Whitten gave an overview of the application, dubbed “SmartGlass,” to All...
A Closer Look at "SmartGlass" With Xbox's Marc Whitten (Video)

Nvidia's got game with Shield, a Tegra 4 Android gaming console

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On Sunday at the International Consumer Electronics Show, Nvidia debuted its next generation chip, the Tegra 4. The new silicon contains six times more graphics cores and uses a more advanced architecture than its predecessor. Tegra 4′s introduction wasn’t unexpected, but Shield, an Android game console built around the Tegra...
Nvidia's got game with Shield, a Tegra 4 Android gaming console

Warner Bros to open studio in San Francisco developing free-to-play, social and mobile video games

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that it will be creating a digital video game studio in San Francisco, CA. Called WB Games San Francisco, it will open this year and specialize in creating games that will work across multiple platforms — specifically publishing “high quality, free-to-play, mobile, social and...
Warner Bros to open studio in San Francisco developing free-to-play, social and mobile video games
Microsoft buys up Smart Glass domain names after app rumors break

Microsoft Xbox 360 S facing ITC import ban in US

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The Microsoft Xbox 360 S is to be banned from sale in the US following an International Trade Commission ruling. In a court document released on Monday, ITC Judge David Shaw recommended the sale of both 4GB and 250GB versions of the console be blocked. His recommendation related to a...
Microsoft Xbox 360 S facing ITC import ban in US

Xbox One: Watch the new Kinect detect a heart rate from across the room

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Microsoft has significantly upgraded the sensing capabilities of the second-generation Kinect sensor that will ship with the newly announced Xbox One game console. One example: The Kinect can detect a user’s heart rate optically. See the video above for a demonstration of the capability during a tour of the...
Xbox One: Watch the new Kinect detect a heart rate from across the room
30 million-track Xbox Music service coming from Microsoft

Microsoft hints that Bing is developing a program for startups and entrepreneurs

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According to a LinkedIn update by Rahul Sood, a partner at Microsoft Xbox team, a new program is being designed for entrepreneurs and startups by the Bing team. The exact details of the initiative are not confirmed at the moment and it is unclear how and what Bing will do...
Microsoft hints that Bing is developing a program for startups and entrepreneurs
Microsoft Xbox One: everything you need to know

Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect Sensor w/ Kinect Adventures, Gunstringer, & Fruit Ninja $99.99 at Buy.com

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Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect Sensor w/ Kinect Adventures, Gunstringer, & Fruit Ninja $99.99 at Buy.com

LOVEFiLM strikes multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to bring more content to subscribers

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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM, and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution have stuck a major multi-year content deal which will see members of the video on demand service accessing more movies and TV series. LOVEFiLM members will have instant, exclusive on-demand access to what is known as the second pay television window of Twentieth...
LOVEFiLM strikes multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to bring more content to subscribers

Microsoft Calls Dibs on New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Xbox

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Xbox is calling dibs on the new Call of Duty. At the Microsoft Xbox press event at E3 today, the software maker said all new content from Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will launch exclusively on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 to start. XBox 360 is already listed as a...
Microsoft Calls Dibs on New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Xbox

How audio wizards are shaping the sound of the next generation of PC games

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Get ready, PC gamers--change is coming. With major upgrades looming for both the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation platforms, developers will no longer have to throttle game performance to stay in step with aging console hardware. That means better games for everyone, including the PC gamers who have always been...
How audio wizards are shaping the sound of the next generation of PC games

Microsoft: Xbox is now the top-selling console worldwide

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Before Microsoft had even set off any of its software fireworks, Don Mattrick took to the stage to tell us that its Xbox had now graduated from best-selling console in North America to best selling console in the world. We've already seen that new versions of Halo and Splinter...
Microsoft: Xbox is now the top-selling console worldwide

Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

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It's hard to believe a whole decade has passed since the birth of Xbox Live, but here we are. From its roots as an online multiplayer service, Live has grown into a full-fledged entertainment platform bringing users Achievements and Gamerscores, customizable avatars, entertainment services and apps like Xbox Music...
Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

Xbox Live launches app for Pizza Hut food delivery

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A new Microsoft Xbox Live app, scheduled to launch on April 23, will allow users of the gaming and media service to order Pizza Hut products directly from the Xbox 360 console. The new app gives customers access to the restaurant's entire menu, and features full Kinect integration in addition...
Xbox Live launches app for Pizza Hut food delivery

Hulu Plus lands its own channel on Apple TV

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After reports started streaming in Tuesday morning that Hulu Plus is now available on Apple TV, I checked for myself. And lo and behold, after restarting the set-top box, a bright green Hulu Plus channel showed up on the Apple TV homescreen. Hulu confirmed the news in its own blog...
Hulu Plus lands its own channel on Apple TV
Microsoft Xbox 360 press conference live video

Microsoft flatly denies astroturfing Reddit to bolster its coming Xbox One console

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Today a Reddit user by the name of MistySilver accused Microsoft of employing a local agency to commit “reputation management” in favor its of forthcoming Xbox One console by influencing voting patterns on the social site. BusinessInsider reported on the accusation, stating that the comment indicated that “[r]epresentatives of Microsoft may be...
Microsoft flatly denies astroturfing Reddit to bolster its coming Xbox One console

Microsoft exec: Xbox 360 has ‘a lot more than two years’ left

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In an interview with GameSpot down at the E3 video-game convention in Los Angeles this week, a Microsoft Xbox executive made an attention-grabbing statement about the Xbox 360, saying that the console has “a lot more than two years” of life left in it. The quote from Microsoft Studios boss Phil...
Microsoft exec: Xbox 360 has ‘a lot more than two years’ left

Living La "Vita" Loca: Live from Sony's PlayStation Event at E3

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Aside from Xbox, Sony’s PlayStation 3 is one of the oldest consoles on the market. But without any signs of a possible successor, will we see new hardware at this year’s E3 gaming conference? That’s what everyone will be looking for at tonight’s Sony press event, which kicks off at 6...
Living La "Vita" Loca: Live from Sony's PlayStation Event at E3
Adam Orth fired? Microsoft Xbox exec who insulted fans on Twitter has left the company

Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

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It wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced its SmartGlass second-screen app, which gives users better control of their viewing experience by connecting the Xbox game console with mobile and tablet devices. Now the company is trying to use the experience to court sports fans, with updates for its ESPN and...
Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience
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