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Xbox Live Enforcement United Gets The NMA Treatment

Xbox Live is generally characterized as a Wild West of sorts, but full of racists and bratty children instead of outlaws and cowboys. Microsoft does its best to filter out the bad players from the good, but it can only do so much. For the next iteration of Xbox Live, Microsoft is turning to the community to help them moderate. …

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Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Starts August 7

With the Xbox Live summer sale behind us, Microsoft is giving Xbox 360 gamers only a few weeks to play their new games before this year’s Summer of Arcade games begin showing up. The promotion will begin on August 7 and run until August 28. As announced at E3, the titles for the Summer of Arcade will include Brothers: A …

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Assassin’s Creed II Free For Xbox Live Gold Members on July 16

Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” began on Tuesday, offering games such as Assassin’s Creed 3 and Borderlands 2 for as much as 67% off. Though the second day of the sale isn’t quite as exciting, Xbox Live Gold gamers will be pleased to know that Microsoft has announced the next game in its “Games with Gold” program. Assassin’s Creed II …

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Xbox Sale Day 2: Kinect, Board Games, and LEGO

Yesterday, Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” got off to a big start with hit AAA sequels such as Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, and Max Payne 3 on sale for 63% to 75% off. Today the sale continues with several new titles taking the place of those games, though yesterday’s momentum seems to have slowed a bit. …

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Xbox Live Summer Sale Starts With Assassin’s Creed 3, Far Cry 3 on Sale

Last week, Microsoft announced that its “Ultimate Game Sale” on Xbox Live would be starting this week, complete with an impressive list of games console fans can expect to be on sale. Today, the sale has begun, and Microsoft has kicked off the deals with a few of the best-received sequels of the past year. Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, …

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Microsoft Gives Away its First “Games with Gold” Game

Though Microsoft’s big E3 presentation was mostly about games, the company did manage to slip in a bit of good information for gamers who are sticking with the Xbox throughout this year. Xbox Live Gold members who don’t unsubscribe will be getting two free games each month, from July until December. This “Games with Gold” program is Microsoft’s way of …

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Xbox Live Game Sale Coming Next Week

While PC gamers everywhere are waiting with baited breath for the Steam summer sale to begin, it seems that a big summer sale for console gamers will begin soon too. Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb today announced that an Xbox Live “Ultimate Game Sale” will begin next week. Multiple titles will be on sale each day …

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Netflix Unlocked This Weekend for All Xbox LIVE Users, Just in Time for Arrested Development

If you’re excited about this weekend’s big Arrested Development season 4 premiere and you want to watch it on your TV, Microsoft is giving you another option. The Xbox Netflix app will be unlocked this weekend – meaning that those with just an Xbox LIVE Silver membership will be able to utilize the app (as long as you have a …

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Hackers Obtain Xbox Live Accounts Owned By Microsoft Employees

Xbox Live is generally seen as pretty secure – at least more so than others. The service has never been taken down by hackers, but it has seen its fair share of account hacks. Ars Technica reports that Xbox Live accounts belonging to former and current Microsoft employees have been hijacked by hackers. It’s suspected that those responsible may belong …

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Redbox Instant’s Xbox 360 App Is Now Live

Another piece of the Redbox Instant puzzle has just fallen into place, as the Redbox Instant app for Xbox 360 is now available to download. Microsoft first announced the app back in February, saying that it would be coming in the “very near future.” It looks like they were waiting for Redbox Instant to come out of its beta period. …

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‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie

Pulp, a british indie “comedy about comics,” debuts today as the first-ever Xbox 360-exclusive film. As streaming and downloading options continue to expand, this is a first for the popular console. The film’s creators cite the growing cost of theatrical distribution as a motivator for the unusual release strategy. “Theatrical distribution, nowadays, costs on average about £2 million per movie …

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Mars War Logs Trailer Shows Off Combat, Skills

Last December, Spiders Studio revealed the first trailer for its upcoming Mars: War Logs. The game was billed as a cyberpunk RPG set on the planet Mars. Players will be able to take on the role of a man named Roy as he battles agains Technomancer dictators who control the red planet’s water resources. Promises were made that Roy will …

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