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Following Halo 4 leak, Microsoft bans pirates from Xbox Live

Retail copies of Halo 4 slipped out into the wild weeks ahead of the game's official November release. Creator 343 Industries is undeterred, continuing work on extra content for the game, but Microsoft has responded to the Halo 4 leak by…

Irrational Games loses two more BioShock Infinite developers

Don Norbury and Clint Bundrick have both left Irrational Games, leaving BioShock Infinite lacking a combat design director and an artificial intelligence lead.

Softbank’s $20 bln Sprint takeover: Everything you need to know

Japan's Softbank, a telecom and Internet giant, is taking a 70 percent stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion. What is it thinking? Can Sprint customers expect anything from the deal?

Metro: Last Light bucks game publishing trend and abandons multiplayer modes

The popular consensus in the video game publishing business is that the era of the single player video game is over. The only way to succeed, especially with smaller properties, is to go multiplayer. Metro: Last Light publisher 4A Games…

Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man arrives November 2015

Though we still know almost nothing about it, we do finally have an official release date for Edgar Wright's superhero movie based on Marvel Comics' Ant-Man.
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Despite Pinterest fatigue, it’s proving itself a powerful social shopping destination

Pinterest no longer has its early luster, but a report by eMarketer shows the platform is a social shopping destination with high conversion rates that translate into sales.

New bundles and an Xbox 360 price drop may make for a very Microsoft Christmas

Not even one month after Sony announced that it would actually raise the retail price of the PlayStation 3 this fall, Microsoft finally lowers the price of its Xbox 360 line to $250. What does the price drop say about Microsoft's future?

Steam’s Greenlight adds 20-plus new games

Valve Software has unveiled the second wave of titles that have made it though the Greenlight voting process and will be distributed via Steam in the near future.

Space shuttle Endeavour makes its final journey, with a little help from Toyota

For its final journey, Endeavour was moved from LAX to California Science Center, with a Toyota Tundra providing some of the muscle.
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Foursquare homepage gets a search bar as the platform competes with Yelp’s local search status

Foursquare is taking more aggressive measures to compete with Yelp by launching a redesigned homepage that focuses on search.

Borderlands 2 DLC preview: Captain Scarlett serves up more of Gearbox’s trademark comfort gaming

The first Borderlands 2 DLC campaign, Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty, gives players a host of new allies, enemies and quests to enjoy in the shooting dungeon crawler, but a demo made it feel more like a Borderlands B-side than a…