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Swanky New Xbox 360 Accessories Announced

Out with the old, in with the new. Microsoft has announced two new accessories for the Xbox 360 today that match the sleek look of the new "S" models. First up is a wireless bluetooth headset that

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Magic the Gathering and Shuggy Hit XBLA This Week

This week will see the release of two new titles on XBLA; Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 and The Adventures of Shuggy. Shuggy is an interesting puzzle-platforming game where the title character has inherited

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XBox LIVE Labs Needs Your Help

A new optional program is being rolled out to help improve XBox LIVE, appropriately called "XBox LIVE Labs". Although they want help testing this, Microsoft wants to stress that this is entirely optional. If you want to

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Come Play With Us: Free XBox Live This Weekend

This weekend will be one of those rare instances where everybody is equal. Well, at least on XBox Live. That's right, it's another free to play weekend! Running from Friday January 28 (12:00 p.m. EST /

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Microsoft Ran Out of 360s?

This is really interesting...it would appear that during the month of December, Microsoft "ran out" of XBox 360's. I take this to mean all the stock they had remaining had shipped to retailers. Not only that

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Alan Wake DLC On Sale On XBLA

It's another day of deals from our friends at Microsoft, and today's deal is great for you Alan Wake junkies. Today and today only, you can grab both DLC packs for just 200 Microsoft Points a piece.

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Lara Croft: GoL Half Off on XBLA

Featured as part of the Xbox LIVE countdown to 2011 deal for today, the price for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is currently slashed down to half of its original price. All day today, you

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Warren Spector Gets a Virtual Trading Card

Warren Spector, Creative Designer for Epic Mickey, has received the honor of having a virtual Trading Card created in his image by cartoonist Len Peralta. The Geek a Week series features a new geek every week from

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The Xbox Marketplace Schedule From Major Nelson

Major Nelson has gladly thrown out the schedule of up-coming content for the Xbox Live Marketplace and boy, is the next few weeks looking good. You got some Halo Goodness, a little Crazy Taxi driving in there,

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Xbox.com is Getting a Makeover

With great power, comes great...Wait, wrong post.

Xbox.com is be following in big brothers shoes tomorrow, as it gets a crazy makeover somewhat in the style of the next dashboard update on the Xbox 360.

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Xbox LIVE Marketplace Schedule for September

According to Xbox LIVE's giant community manager, Major Nelson, we now have details about the release schedule for the Marketplace for the rest of the month. Most of the stuff is for September, although some games for

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Xbox 360 Controller D-Pad Finally Redesigned

That headline is not a typo. This post goes out to all those brave left thumbs we've lost along the way. Thumbs who's owners refused to purchase a fightpad (or stick) and instead decided to just push