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Games For Windows sale: $0.99 game every day through Wed.

While the console guys have had it good this holiday, there hasn't been much in the way of PC deals other than some rare Steam discounts. The Games for Windows Marketplace has your fix now, and for only $0.99.  Every day from now throu...   read

 
 
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Take a theoretical look at the Microsoft store

I know, I know. You just can't wait to finally get to step foot inside a Microsoft retail store and buy 360 games straight from the source. It's possibly going to be the most exciting moment of your life. You've already applied to work ther...   read

 
 
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Why OS Why? Windows Vista on a PS3?

I never understood the whole make your console a computer obsession. I mean, don't you have to use a perfectly working computer to learn how to make your console a computer? Can't you just continue to use that first computer as a perfectly...   read

 
 
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Microsoft dominates the competitive gaming scene

Microsoft quietly came in and rounded up all of competitive gaming, leaving no room for the PlayStation 3 or Nintendo Wii to play along.Between the Xbox 360 and Windows PCs, Microsoft exclusively sponsors the World Cyber Games, Major League...   read

 
 
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Microsoft finally supports DivX in new Media Center Extenders, Xbox 360 next?

Microsoft's Media Center Extender idea wasn't the most well-received. The extender devices (mostly from third parties like D-Link and Cisco) were supposed to connect to Windows PCs to pipe the Windows Media experience to your home entertain...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Live Arcade on PC by Christmas

Thanks, Santa. This is just what I always wanted. Now I can play Live Arcade games with my non-Xbox 360 owning friends. Better yet, I can play Uno with my mom! CVG thinks that we should expect to see the Live Arcade that we all know and lov...   read

 
 
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New E3 Gears of War footage is ... gone (update)

Now that this has been posted in the Dtoid clogs approximately five million thousand billion times, here is the Gears of War E3 trailer that Gamevideos let slip a little bit early. Hey, everyone confuses their July 6ths with their July 11th...   read

 
 
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Blame Master Chief's wang for the Halo 2 Vista delay (update)

Wow, can't say I saw this one coming: It seems the blame for the delay in Halo 2 for Vista being released is a little thing called "partial nudity." Talk about dedication. I guess those boys at Bungie just couldn't help th...   read

 
 
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Call in sick, make muffins: Spring Update hits Xbox 360 today

Ah, the sweet sounds of spring. Birds are chirping happily in their trees, lawnmowers in the distance are taking their first laps around the yard, and if you listen closely, you can hear a chorus of exploding frag grenades, or the delicate ...   read

 
 
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Windows LIVE Beta officially begins

If you signed up for the Windows LIVE Beta, watch your inbox today like a hawk. Microsoft is apparently sending out notices that the testing will soon begin for the few and Vista'd. The high priestess sends this on electronic parchment...   read

 
 


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Shadowrun: now with 20 percent more superlatives

Shadowrun is an upcoming multiplatform release for the Xbox 360 and Windows PCs that will allow online play bridging the two disparate platforms. We can all agree on that, right? Good. Now that that's settled, I want to make a list of t...   read

 
 
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New Unreal Tournament 3 details, scans

If you took our advice and did your part to save the dinosaurs, this is going to be yesterday's news, but nevertheless it didn't stop PS3forum members from posting eight juicy pages of new Unreal Tournament 3 screenshots. The pret...   read

 
 
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Destructoid interview: Charles Manning of PLAYXPERT

Chances are you've never heard of PLAYXPERT. In fact, I'm willing to bet 99.99% of you never have. So why are we running an interview with the CEO of PLAYXPERT, Charles Manning? Because if you play World of Warcraft or any other on...   read

 
 
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Halo 3 hits Amazon's best sellers! Huh?

If you think the $130 price tag an early snatch-up of the Halo Legendary Edition would slow down the hardcore fans, a gander at Amazon's best selling list will shut you face. People will sell their kids and kidneys (in that order) for...   read

 
 
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Ys coming to Vista with mega bonus disku

Our twisted stepcousin has deciphered Nipponese details of a Nihon Falcom offering to bring a bonus disk to Ys Origin, running on the surely bug-free Windows Vista. Some regard Ys as a mediocre game that was only big during an opportune ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Gadget for Windows Vista!

A while back, our friend Mike Szegedy hooked us up with a Dtoid Widget so Mac users could sip our RSS kool-aid from the comfort of their dashboards.Now thanks to another loyal fan by the name of EvilSmeevil, you Windows users who happen to ...   read

 
 
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GDC 2007: Live for Windows Vista price announced

Via Game Informer, Microsoft finally got around to revealing the price of what their Games for Windows version of Xbox Live would cost you. Here are the penny-pinching details:While Microsoft was quite quiet about Live for Windows Vista, to...   read

 
 
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Become big in Japan: writers wanted

We interrupt your video game Web site for this important Destructoid Network announcement. Our sister site Japanator is currently looking for new intern writers, as we are currently in the process of redesigning and are looking for some fr...   read

 
 
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Poor people can play Crysis too!

If you were worried that you and your old Dell might not be able to play the graphic-heavy Crysis, then put those fears to rest. According to Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli, just about everyone should be able to enjoy the game. From Next-Gen:Yerli ...   read

 
 
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Alan Wake to be a 360, PC exclusive

Sorry PlayStation 3 fans, more bad news. The anticipated mystery-of-a-mystery game Alan Wake has just been confirmed to be an exclusive for the Xbox 360 and PC (Vista is being pushed here). Now go be like Justin and cry me a river:The Mic...   read

 
 
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Microsoft bites back at critics of gaming in Vista (with golden teeth!)

Since the recent launch of Microsoft's soon to be ubiquitous OS, Windows Vista, the Internet has been abuzz with tales of woe and grief regarding gaming under the new electro-regime.Enter Rich Wickham.Rich is the head of the Games for W...   read

 
 
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Bill Gates tries to raise hipster score with Daily Show appearance

In case you missed it last night, here's the ever-so-cool Bill Gates speaking with The Daily Show's Jon Stewart about the magical magicness of Windows Vista. Quick poll: Who was funnier? Bill Gates or Jon Stewart? Oooh, I can...   read

 
 
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Windows Vista: An inside look at the wow that was supposed to start now

Yesterday, here in New York City, I was able to attend the Microsoft Windows Vista press event in Times Square. After waiting out in the cold for way too long, I was let inside a place of wonder and magic ... and oh yeah, free booze. So, ...   read

 
 
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Save the dinosaurs, get free gaming mags

The magazine publishing industry needs your help. Actually, it doesn't -- it needs you to forget that video game news is not readily available and more current on the internet. It also needs you to muster up that nostalgia of many years...   read

 
 
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John Carmack hates Vista, maybe you should too

John Carmack is a great many things. He's an idol to programmers, a model of the American dream and a giant lizard. Wait, no, scratch that last one. John Carmack is not a giant lizard.Gamesindustry.biz posted a few choice words Carmack ...   read

 
 
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