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World Cup not enough Soccer for you? Check out Every Street United on Xbox Live

Every Street United, the soccer talent hunt reality show airing exclusively through Xbox Live, is heating up this weekend as the 8 selected players come together in Rio to train.

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Microsoft sweetens Xbox Live with cheap games and unrestricted streaming apps

Following rumors, Microsoft has announced a suite of changes to its Xbox Live online service, including more discounted and free games, and unrestricted access to streaming apps like Netflix.

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Xbox Live password hack outed by 5-year-old criminal mastermind

A 5-year-old San Diego boy discovered a major Xbox Live security flaw when he accidentally hacked into his father's account using just the space bar.

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Episode One of Telltale’s ‘The Wolf Among Us’ is free now on Xbox Live

The first episode of Telltale Games episode Fables adventure, The Wolf Among Us, is free to download right now on Xbox Live Marketplace, to Gold and Silver members alike.

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Xbox Live, ‘World of Warcraft’ targeted by CIA, NSA counterterrorist investigations

Xbox Live, World of Warcraft, and Second Life have all been targeted by counterterrorism groups in the United States and United Kingdom for active surveillance.

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Gamed: The PS4 won’t play Blu-rays or DVDs out of the box, will require update

This week in Gamed we look at the fall of the Wii, the rise of Xbox Live, and the update for your PlayStation 4 that you will need to download in order to make it work.

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Jetsetter: Sony kicks off TGS with PlayStation 4 “news you’ve been waiting for”

This week in Jetsetter, Sony finally brings the PlayStation 4 back to the company's homeland with a Japanese press conference teasing major announcements for the console. Plus, Microsoft trounces Sony pricing in India and a lost cartoon gets new life in games.

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Xbox Live Family Pack program ends August 27, converts to individual Gold accounts

Microsoft confirms plans to end the Xbox Live Family Pack program on August 27, 2013. All existing account will have their individual gamertags converted to Gold subscriptions, with three months added to each one's remaining membership time.

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Time Warner Cable app coming to Xbox 360 with 300 live channels for subscribers

Microsoft and Time Warner Cable partner up to bring a TWC app to Xbox 360, offering subscribers with Xbox Live Gold membership access to as many as 300 channels, including favorites like Comedy Central and CNN.

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Xbox Live ‘Games with Gold’ free titles arrive 1st and 16th of every month

The "Games with Gold" program that Microsoft revealed during E3 starts with Fable 3, available for free until the end of the month to Gold subscribers. After that a new game will be free for a limited time on the 1st and 16th of every month.

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The Xbox One won’t play 360 games – even digitally

Microsoft has confirmed that the new Xbox One’s architecture is so different from that of the Xbox 360, that it won’t be able to run any original Xbox or Xbox 360 games, even via digital downloads.

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The more things change: Microsoft, Xbox One, and the pitfalls of the status quo

As gamers prepare to upgrade for a new console generation, the pressure is on Microsoft to change up some of its old ways on the Xbox One before dissatisfied fans start to abandon ship.

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Xbox One’s Achievements will follow you outside the game and watch you

Following Microsoft’s reveal of the Xbox One, the questions began to flow like an avalanche. We've got answers for you concerning the future of Xbox Live, your earned Achievements, and multiplayer match limits.

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Xbox ‘One’ pushes boundaries in hardware, graphics, and user experience

Microsoft finally unveils its next-gen gaming console, the Xbox One. Read on for a detailed rundown of the hardware and the basic facts released so far.

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The History of the Xbox

From "DirectX Box" to "720," it's been a long, strange trip for Microsoft's Xbox gaming console.

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