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Quantum Break

Microsoft killing its original programming won't affect Quantum Break

Remember the Quantum Break, the literal half videogame, half TV show from Remedy (Alan Wake, Max Payne). Details have been sparse since the showing two E3s ago that failed to sell me. Despite Microsoft abandoning its attempt at providi...

 
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Xbox shows

Microsoft reportedly slimming down its original programming lineup for Xbox

[Update: In an internal memo posted by The Verge, head of Xbox Phil Spencer wrote that Microsoft expects to close Xbox Entertainment Studios "in the coming months," presumably once existing projects have wrapped up. The group will finish th...

 
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Xbox Originals

Xbox Originals will hit Windows 8 products, revenue model still being worked on

Xbox Originals is going to produce shows based on Microsoft IPs such as State of Decay, Halo, and more, along with producing all sorts of other original content. I have some very early impressions on a lot of the content in development belo...

 
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Gameshow

Xbox committed to developing 1 vs. 100-style interactive gameshows again

1 vs. 100 holds a special place in everyone's hearts that got to experience the craze back on the Xbox 360. It disappeared much to the dismay of fans, but it looks like Microsoft is committed to bringing back that style of interactive games...

 
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Xbox Originals

Live-action adaptations of State of Decay, Gears of War, more in the works

Microsoft showed off its plans for the Xbox Originals programming to Destructoid and one of the major takeaways from the meeting we had was that the company is currently looking at creating live-action content based on Halo, State of Decay,...

 
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Xbox TV

Xbox One original programming could include Gears of War, Fable

Though we haven't seen Microsoft's television shows on Xbox One come to fruition just yet, the company has big plans to make the console compelling beyond games. Interactive TV, anyone? President of entertainment and digital media Nancy Tel...

 
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Battlefield

These are the 10 maps launching with Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 will start off with 10 multiplayer maps, each of which is playable across all seven modes. One of them, Zavod 311, takes place in and around an abandoned Soviet tank factory. It's playable at the Eurogamer Expo and has an acti...

 
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360 Deals of the Week: San Andreas, Max Payne 2, Fable

You've got $10 burning a hole in your pocket, right? Why not use it to buy some last-gen classics on Xbox LIVE?  Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Max Payne 2, and the original Fable are all 800 MS Points on Xbox LIVE right now. That's $1...

 
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Splinter Cell D.A. and GRAW jump to Games on Demand

Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter and Splinter Cell Double Agent are, uh, sort of available for download through Microsoft’s brilliant Xbox 360 digital distribution platform, Games on Demand.GRAW is available in most regions. The list o...

 
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Max Payne 1 and 2 get the Xbox Originals treatment

Looks like the ESRB listing was correct. Max Payne 1 and Max Payne 2 are now available for download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. They’re both Xbox Originals and carry a hefty price tag --1200 Microsoft Moon Bucks, to be exact.If you find...

 
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Xbox Original version of Fable on sale

Microsoft’s latest Deal of the Week takes some of the sting off the ridiculous price for an Xbox Original title download. For a limited time, you can purchase Lionhead’s RPG Fable for 800 Microsoft Points. If you walked into &ld...

 
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Advert for Raze's Hell is brilliantly festive

Unfortunately, I believe Xbox Original titles are region locked so Raze's Hell won't work with my Xbox Live account. This is most unfortunate, because based on this advert alone, which I found sitting in my inbox, I want Raze's Hell probabl...

 
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IGN UK is reporting that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will be making its way to Xbox Orignals later this month. The download will run you 1200 Microsoft Points, or $14.99 is human-being-bucks. San Andreas is the largest...   read

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Destroy All Humans and Intellivision are quality titles hitting Xbox Originals

According to a posting on GamerScoreBlog, THQ’s Destroy All Humans! and Crave Entertainment’s Intellivision Lives! are slated to hit the Xbox Originals platform on Xbox Live Marketplace September 15th. The exclamation points in ...

 
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Jade Empire is out now on the Xbox Marketplace

Jade Empire is now available as an Xbox Original for the low, low price of 1200 Microsoft Points ($15).As with most Xbox games to be made purchasable through Xbox LIVE, it's actually cheaper to buy a hard copy rather than going the digital ...

 
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Stubbs the Zombie, Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows coming to Xbox Originals on May 19

Microsoft will build upon their library of Xbox Originals next week by adding Wideload's Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse and Midway's Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows to the service. Both titles will be available on the Xbox LIVE Marketpl...

 
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Metal Arms, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory headed to Xbox Originals

Before we even start -- yes, you can get the following Xbox games from either your online or B&M store of choice for a much lower price than Xbox Originals charges. However, when you factor in the sheer convenience of the downloadable s...

 
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Xbox Originals is getting better: Ninja Gaiden, Black, Pirates! coming next week

Next Monday will see the release of Ninja Gaiden Black, Black (I'm sensing a theme here), and Sid Meier's Pirates! on Xbox Originals.All three titles will be 1200 Microsoft Points each, which is a surprisingly good deal considering that a u...

 

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Parismio

I have Shantae and the pirates curse for wiiu Who wants it? I figured itd be gone by

 
Dangus Taargus

I just spent an hour setting my Steam Controller to treat only the bottom half of my DS emulator window as a mouse zone for the touchscreen in a Big Picture It kinda works better than I thought it but still doesnt really feel

 
KnickKnackMyWack

People seem pretty insistent on the idea that Zelda NX will be vastly superior to Wii why? When OoT was ported to GCN all it had was Master TP on Wii was almost no different from Unless its a remaster it wont be significantly

 
Gundy

Im gonna miss I never enjoyed getting my ass handed to me so

 
Torchman

God damn I want to be so mad at how little screen time Gunbuster itself has gotten and the pacing of the But then I find out Gunbuster is a combination And then it gets a hype battle versus an YOURE TEARING ME APART GAINAX

 
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Ive been working a lot in YOLO Animals, but peoples responses worth it:) Take a look at the game:

 
ACESandElGHTS

In celebration of my finally having finished MGS V: full motion Quiet/ Stefanie Joosten

 
siddartha85

I didnt expect to like Overwatch this Anybody else using Lucio? Im shocked at how much I now enjoy using He seemed so lame at But hes secretly

 
CoilWhine

Played and streamed some more Yakuza 3 (that shibe is so cute!), made a few memes for YouTube but nothing really

 
Torchman

When your title mech doesnt show up for over half the shows length, maybe, juuuust MAYBE, you shouldve had more Too rushed for some moments to have any real Mechs been pretty badass so far

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Im physically/emotionally exhausted and fed up with

 
Parismio

Since I now have Runbow, it occurs to me that no one has mentioned its new DLC and that Lilac from Freedom Planet is a free character!

 
Sr Churros

Saw this on Twitter, had to share

 
Sarah Jane Farron

:( Today has been pretty bad for Really dislike Nioh and stuck with terrible players on my teams on both Overwatch and TF2 with the latter taking an hour to figure out how to launch it without it I say! Sleep and onwards to tomorrow!

 
Pixie The Fairy

Thing Im trying to sort from the Avengers movies: Everyone is absolved for succumbing to mind control except for Tony And Scarlett Witch sends Hulk to terrorize a Loki gets out of warping minds with a But hes my brothe from

 
Parismio

Alright i got two codes Wiiu versions of affordable space adventures and Shante: Pirates Curse

 
Nathan D

Oh shit, its only

 
worm jerky

Just discovered the Yakuza series after buying 5 on sale and finally putting some real time in with 4, which I got with PSPlus a while Now I dont even care about anything else its like Im trapped in Yakuzaville!!

 
AvtrSpirit

While debate rages on over who is best waifu and best robotu in Overwatch, its abundantly clear that Hanzo is best

 
lewness

Was nervous because I thought you botched getting the Morion Blade if you didnt get Yuria to talk about Orbeck before finishing the Usurpation Turns out you can still do I did do it right after killing Dragonslayer so that helped?

 
Madoka Malika

done with all my classes for the semester! SUMMER TIME IS FINALLY HERE!!

 
Mike Wallace

I cant seem to summon up any interest in I like the look, the music, the upbeat approach, and Road Hog is my kinda But I just dont feel All I see is another Titanfall, another Heroes of the

 
Lawman

Current status:

 
Jinx 01

PSA the May 5th Open Beta of Overwatch seems to have already started, at least on Though so far Ive only done the tutorial

 
AvtrSpirit

OnlyWatch no more! At least not until Monday :D

 
Parismio

Got codes for Shantae Pirates curse for 3DS and Affordable space adventures, and retro city rampage for the

 
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This is my cover photo on Facebook and it makes me smile

 
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Star Wars Episode Red: Coming Soon!

 
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That feeling when you get 100% on the semester long project, meaning you got 100% for the entire

 

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