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My Battle with Xbox “Support”

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 1 Comment

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan discuss the nightmarish “service” L.E. received after opening an old Microsoft Points card, only to find out that the code was faded and unreadable. And so the nightmare began. Click the link to watch!

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Bungie Launches Halo: Reach Forgetacular Map Creation Contest

Friday, October 15, 2010 No Comments

There was a little part of yesterday’s Halo: Reach news that was surprisingly absent from Microsoft’s announcement about the game’s first map pack coming soon. Along with the news, Bungie made an accompanying announcement of its own, launching the Halo: Reach Forgetacular contest. The contest asks creative Reach fans to put their cartography skills to […]

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 7 Handsets and Worldwide Mobile Carriers

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 1 Comment

While we were away for Canadian Thanksgiving yesterday, Microsoft held a press conference at which the company’s CEO, Steve Ballmer, unveiled the first phones and worldwide mobile carriers for Windows Phone 7. The operating system will be available on nine phones this holiday season, through over 60 mobile carriers worldwide. Many of the phones have […]

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2K Releases New DLC Pack for Mafia II – Jimmy’s Vendetta

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2 Comments

2K Games the launch of the latest downloadable content pack for Mafia II yesterday. Jimmy’s Vendetta is the second of two DLC packs announced for Mafia II back in July – the first being the Playstation 3 version exclusive The Betrayal of Jimmy, which launched the same day as the game – and is available […]

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Microsoft Demos Windows Phone 7 at X’10

Thursday, August 26, 2010 5 Comments

While at X’10 last week, I took the time to speak with Microsoft’s Greg Milligan about the new Windows Phone 7 operating system for mobile phones. This might not sound like relates to gaming or movies, but since mobile phones have essentially become portable media players and gaming devices (iPhone anyone?), that’s all changed. Windows […]

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Alan Wake “The Signal” DLC Launches on Xbox Live Today

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 No Comments

Microsoft announced today that the next chapter in Remedy’s psychological thriller Alan Wake, titled The Signal, is available for download via the Xbox Live Marketplace today. The downloadable content chapter is available for 560 Microsoft Points, but if you bought the game new, the download code token that came in the box means that The […]

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2K Games Launching Mafia II Demo Next Month

Friday, July 23, 2010 No Comments

2K Games announced this week that it will be launching a demo for Mafia II across all of the game’s development platforms on August 10th. Available for download to Xbox 360 via the Xbox Live Marketplace, Playstation 3 via the Playstation Network and for PC, we’re guessing, via the game’s official website, the demo takes […]

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Microsoft Unveils Halo: Reach Forge 2.0, VS Firefight Mode at 2010 San Diego Comic-Con

Friday, July 23, 2010 1 Comment

Today at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con, Microsoft unveiled the latest version of Bungie’s Halo level editor, Forge, and a previously unannounced versus mode for Halo: Reach. Forge 2.0 allows players to create their own multiplayer maps within Forge World, a massive landscape-turned-canvas set on one of the Halo rings. You could create maps by […]

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Turn 10 Releases World Class Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 3

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 No Comments

Xbox and Turn 10 Studios announced the release of a new downloadable content pack for Forza Motorsport 3 today, called the World Class Car Pack. The pack features 10 cars that Turn 10 calls “some of the most stunning 2010 and 2011 production and performance models in the world”, from McLaren, Acura, Fiat, Citroën and […]

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Happy Canada Day, Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend

Thursday, July 1, 2010 No Comments

Normally our holiday and long weekend messages don’t include news, but it’s hard to pass up the chance to let you know about this. It almost feels as if our Canada Day message is being brought to you by Xbox Canada. Of course, since we aren’t getting any advertising dollars from Microsoft that’s not literally […]

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