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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.
Gaming

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.
Gaming

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.
Gaming

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.
Gaming

Get Episode 1 of The Walking Dead on Xbox Live for free

Telltale Games has announced that the first episode of The Walking Dead is available for free download on the Xbox Live Marketplace from now until the end of the year.
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Kinect Party review: It’s not really a game, but your kids will love it

What Double Fine Productions' Kinect Party lacks in traditional gameplay mechanics, it more than makes up for in frantic, all-ages fun.
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Xbox 360-exclusive Resident Evil 6 DLC adds new multiplayer modes

Bored of Resident Evil 6's online multiplayer modes? A new DLC pack arrived this morning that should add a bit more variety (assuming you own an Xbox 360, that is).
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Microsoft apologizes to Halo 4 players with free DLC then bans them

Let it never be said that the distribution of downloadable content can't cause wacky hijinks. The botched release of the Crimson Map Pack DLC for Halo 4 led Microsoft to give away paid content for free and then to accidentally ban players…
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343 Industries releases Halo 4 DLC for free, claims it’s a promo [UPDATE]

For a short period two days ago, prospective buyers of Halo 4's new Crimson Map Pack were able to snag the entire DLC offering for free. Now, after the fact, Microsoft and 343 Industries claim that this was part of the plan all along.
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Microsoft’s new slate of Xbox Live apps heralds the coming of Xbox TV

Microsoft announced more than 40 new entertainment apps for Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Tuesday, including support from TV networks like The CW. What do these releases tell us about the future of Xbox and the rumored Xbox TV?
Gaming

Sega revives Virtua Fighter 2, other classics for the holidays

Virtua Fighter 2, Sonic the Fighters and Fighting Vipers will all be re-released on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network by the end of November.
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Rumor: Windows 8 powers Microsoft’s imminent ‘Xbox TV’

More details on Microsoft's heavily-rumored set-top Xbox-based entertainment device have emerged, detailing the machine's operating system and supposed release date.