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What In the World is Sea of Thieves and Should You Be Excited For It?

The Golden Age of Piracy is a period that has long captured the imaginations of many people, culminating in quite a number of movies, books, and games that are typically…

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Microsoft Acquires Gaming Cloud Backend Playfab

Microsoft has acquired gaming cloud backend Playfab according to a blog post on the software giant’s website. Playfab is a service for game developers that offers them the resources to…

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Xbox Games With Gold for February 2018 Includes Assassin’s Creed, Crazy Taxi

Xbox Live Gold members who are looking forward to their next set of games should brace themselves for all manners of stabbing and racing for the month of February as…

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Down To The Wire In The Global Game Jam 2018 at Playcrafting

It is just past 1:00 PM in the Microsoft Technology Center near Times Square in Manhattan. Playcrafting (partnered with Microsoft) is in the end stages of the Global Game Jam…

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Rough Waters Lead to Sea of Thieves Closed Beta Extension to January 31

The closed beta of Sea of Thieves has faced a few technical issues, and Rare has extended it until January 31, 2018, according to an announcement on the game’s official website. Sea of…

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Playcrafting & Microsoft Host Global Game Jam 2018 This Weekend

Playcrafting & Microsoft have partnered up yet again to bring the Global Game Jam 2018 to Manhattan in Times Square according to a press release. The Global Game Jam is…

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[Updated] Xbox Game Pass Subscribers Can Now Play New Xbox Exclusives On Day of Release

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass program, a subscription service which allows users to download and play a growing library of 100+ Xbox One and Xbox 360 games as often as they…

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Former Mojang Boss Matt Booty Promoted To Head Of Microsoft Studios

Matt Booty has taken the helm of Microsoft Studios, Microsoft’s division for game development and publishing. He now fills the position left by Phil Spencer, whom Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella…

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Rumor: Fable to Return, Says Eurogamer

As reported by Eurogamer, a big-budget Fable title is in the works. Microsoft has tasked UK Developer Playground, makers of the Forza Horizon series with the creation of a new…

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[Rumor] Microsoft Working On Xbox Career System & Avatar Loot Crates

Microsoft may be working on a new “Career” system for the Xbox ecosystem with loot crates for avatars according to Windows Central. Previously, Xbox platform chief Mike Ybarra had stated that…

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