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Xbox website hacked, leaking info of thousands of users

It's the little hacks that add up. Microsoft's Xbox business has never been the subject of a massive security breach, but it often the victim of smaller attacks. The Xbox Entertainment Awards website, for example, was hacked this week…
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Xbox Live continues it plans of total entertainment dominance, as it debuts its first exclusive film, Pulp

Microsoft expands its content offering today with the first movie to debut exclusively on Xbox Live, the British indie comedy about a comic book store owner with big dreams that are derailed by a crime, Pulp.
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Sony may mimic Xbox Live with tiered memberships for PS4 services

The PlayStation 4 will, at least according to Sony, offer many more online services than the PlayStation 3. Gaikai game library streaming, instant game video uploading, the ability to spectate in friends' games. Will those services be free?…
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Microsoft’s burgeoning Xbox TV empire stretches into movies with feature film Pulp

Netflix and Amazon are only now entering the original content race with TV shows like Arrested Development, but Microsoft's been growing its Xbox TV empire for years. Now Xbox Live is stretching into movies with the March 2013 debut of…
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This is not The End: Update 8 for Minecraft XBLA kills bugs and does little else

Developer 4J Studios has written a detailed explanation of what we can expect to find in Update 8 for the Xbox Live iteration of Minecraft, though we warn you that the list is decidedly underwhelming.
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Silicon Knights’ troubles continue as Too Human mysteriously vanishes from Xbox Live

Silicon Knights' action title Too Human has disappeared from the Xbox Live Marketplace along with all of its related content. The reason is unclear, though we suspect it's the result of the developer's ongoing legal problems.
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Indie hit goes mainstream as Skulls of the Shogun finds a release date

Haven't heard of Skulls of the Shogun? You're about to. Indie developer 17-BIT just announced that the game will be appearing on the Xbox 360 and Windows platforms before the end of the month.
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Drink Ovaltine: Microsoft is bringing more advertisements to Xbox Live

NUads, the Xbox Live ads that ask players to fill out a poll, have been a huge success for Microsoft after their fall 2012 debut. As a result, Microsoft plans to increase "investment" in the ads.
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Xbox International: Microsoft lets Live users migrate Gamertags between countries

Any Xbox Live users that moved between countries and wanted to move their Xbox Live accounts abroad with them use to be out of luck. Now Microsoft is testing a simple new way to aid expatriates keep gaming.
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Minecraft XBLA tops 5 million in sales

Hours before the end of 2012, the Xbox Live Arcade version of Minecraft hit a very impressive sales milestone: 5 million units sold to date.
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Phil Fish: Fez will hit new platforms in 2013

Those jealous of Xbox 360 owners for their exclusive grip on indie hit Fez will not have to wait much longer to see the game on other platforms.
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Microsoft apologizes for cloud outage with free month of Xbox Live Gold

If you couldn't access cloud saves through your Xbox 360 this weekend, Microsoft has a present and an apology for you.