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Xbox One ‘Forza’ Demos Available in Microsoft Stores

With the launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4 now one week away, it seems that Microsoft is taking the opportunity to take away some of the spotlight with a few late announcements for the Xbox One. Already today Microsoft announced the “first wave” of video streaming apps coming to the Xbox One and released a long, comprehensive video showcasing the console’s …

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The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You

Do you like shopping at a store while at a store? Microsoft thinks you might with its latest announcement of a Windows Store coming to Best Buy. Microsoft announced today that a Windows Store experience will be coming to 500 Best Buy locations across the U.S. and more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shops in Canada. In short, the …

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Xbox on Windows 8 Won’t Sell ‘Mature’ Titles

[UPDATE] As pointed out in the comments, the wording of the requirements implies that MATURE titles will be allowed in the store, though PEGI 18+ titles will not. [ORIGINAL] Microsoft has gotten tons of criticism for Windows 8. Much of the criticism has focused on the operating system’s tile-based user interface, but a significant amount has also focused on Microsoft’s …

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Microsoft Offering Windows 8 Upgrade for $15

Microsoft is running a promotion surrounding the launch of its Windows 8 operating system, which will run from June 2nd through January 31st, 2013, according to The Verge. Customers of Microsoft Store who buy a Windows 7 machine after June 2nd can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99. The promotion is allegedly billed as the “Windows Step-Up Offer,” and …

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