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Xbox One’s 5th Anniversary – A Bumpy Journey, A Bright Future

The end of the seventh generation of video game consoles was nigh, and the competition heated. Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 both sold incredibly well, with the Nintendo Wii…

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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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Beat Phil Spencer in Forza Motorsport 7 to Win (In Game) Cars

Racing game fans who are looking to test their skills against some of the most notable figures in gaming and real-life racing have a new rival for the month of…

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Original Xbox Backwards Compatible Games Not Getting Widescreen or Achievement Updates

More details have begun to come out about how Microsoft plans on handling Backwards Compatibility in regards to original Xbox games, which they announced would be coming back at E3…

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Xbox Game Pass, Subscription Based Service Announced

Today on Major Nelson’s Xbox Live Blog Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, announced the Xbox Game Pass, a new subscription service that will allow subscribers to have unrestricted access to…

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Microsoft Discontinues Production of Xbox 360

This morning Phil Spencer announced through the Microsoft official website that production of Xbox 360s is now officially over. First released in 2005, the Xbox 360 had just celebrated its…

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Phil Spencer Promises Change for Windows Store

With Steam essentially holding a monopoly on the digital gaming market, would-be competitors have to create more then a few compelling reasons for users to switch over to their storefront.…

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Microsoft Working on PC-to-Xbox Game Streaming

Windows 10 launches today, for some people, and one of the biggest features is streaming your Xbox One games to your PC. But what about streaming your PC games to…

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Phil Spencer Wants To Focus On First Party Games For E3

Sunday April 19, Phil Spencer spent some time talking to people on twitter about various topics, one of which was Microsoft’s plans for E3. Spencer wants to focus on first…

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Xbox Entertainment Studios latest victim in Microsoft restructure

Xbox Entertainment Studios is the next part of Microsoft to suffer from the announced restructuring last Thursday. The point of Xbox Entertainment Studios was to create dedicated digital video content…