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For Freebies, It's Tough to Beat PlayStation

An unusual development hit recently, as discovered out at U.K publication Push Square, and it was a development that's going to render some shocks to console gamers with special account passes. Push Square did an analysis on how much value...

A Gamer's Thanksgiving, Once Again

So it's a great day to be a gamer. There's a nice long weekend afoot, and though there will be lots to do with family and friends and the like, there will also be plenty of time to throw in...

One in Four Games Sold as Digital Download?

We all knew that digital game sales were catching on, and while we all likewise knew that digital game sales had plenty of problems associated with them, a new report from The NPD Group suggests that digital game sales have...

Microsoft Offers $75 In Freebies--Smart Move?

It's hard to imagine that the idea of offering free goodies to the fan base could ever be considered as not being a smart move, but the idea has more validity than some might think. Though it's got its high...

Play Games, Win Stuff: Lootsie Brings Real-World Swag To Gaming

Admittedly, when we had reached the point in gaming where it was entirely possible—if only technically so—to make a living playing video games thanks to various tournaments and the like, we all kind of remembered how it used to be,...

Huge News From Microsoft Gives It New Ground In Console Wars

It was as though a valve opened somewhere, and a flood of amazing news landed from Microsoft just over the course of the last few hours. Some very staggering revelations, some which gamers had been hoping for for years, emerged,...

Is Microsoft Taking Pages From The Book of Steam?

Those paying close attention to Xbox Live sales, whether for Gold members or otherwise, may have noticed that Microsoft started something up a couple days ago, a big “countdown to 2014” sale featuring a slew of good deals, including a...

Are Microsoft's Dreams of Living Room Dominance Nightmares To Be?

Today I'm going to really open up shop on a topic that some might not expect, but I'm looking at the overall thrust of Microsoft's marketing ambitions and suggesting that on this point, perhaps the Emperor's clothes are of substantially...

Exclusives Abound With Next Generation Console Releases

With the next generation of consoles set to arrive in just a couple of months now, the early word is getting an augmentation and some of the new premiums are stepping up to match. Each side is offering a different...

Does Microsoft Plan A Bounty On Gaming Trolls?

There aren't many people out there who enjoy gaming trolls. Sure, sometimes the antics of same can be amusing, but all too often it's a slew of racist jokes, sexist comments, and all-around unpleasantness that just puts more than a...

Trolls Playing Trolls: Microsoft May Have Plans For Online Gaming

The idea of playing on Xbox Live is an exciting prospect for some, and a terrifying process for others. But it may well be shaping up with the arrival of the next generation of gaming consoles thanks to an improved...

Big New Numbers For Major League Gaming

An exciting development recently landed in the annals of Major League Gaming: the Spring Championship event recently concluded, and not only was it a big event for prize money, it was also a big event for drawing attendance. The Spring...

How Do You Follow World Of Warcraft?

At one point, it was earning more than some small countries did in an entire year. It also had a population that, had it been a real country, would have allowed it a seat at the U.N. I'm talking here...

Konami Has Big Plans For E3

Exciting news has emerged with Konami's plans for E3, which is only a little over a month out. Some very impressive games are getting ready for the pre-E3 show, but it's not just the games that are worth noting with...

Xbox, The Living Room, And The Live Gold Paywall

Recently, some new reports emerged talking about the potential new role being filled by the new Xbox, still expected by many to make an appearance at a live event this May. But looking at the new reports leaves just one...

Xbox Makes More Moves To Television

The Xbox ambitions of making itself a full living room entertainment alternative get one step closer to fruition, but what does that mean for the gamer at large? It may well mean a lot more options in the near future.Reports...

Three Ways The Microsoft Xbox 720 Can Win Next-Generation Glory

I was reading an article over at Gamasutra--it's not hard to enjoy the stuff coming out of that site, especially if you follow gaming and gaming business news--and they had a nice big article on how to handle the next...

Why Microsoft's MyAchievements Program Is Just A Good Start

A bit negative, I know, but this is one of those things that really needs to be said. The view, at least from here, is that Microsoft's newly-minted MyAchievements program really isn't going to do much good for Microsoft, at...

Will The Xbox Entertainment Bundle Make Microsoft A Full Entertainment Solution?

Recently I got a good look at the specs on the Xbox 360 Entertainment Bundle, which came available on Amazon recently. The bundle is set to offer up an Xbox 360 console with four gigs of storage, a three month...

Is Skyrim's Hearthfire Just Another Horse Armor?

Today was the big release day for the new Skyrim expansion pack, Hearthfire, and not surprisingly, a lot of questions followed this one. Perhaps the biggest one, expressed as both wary trepidation and jaded cynicism was, it's not another Horse...

Xbox 360 Launches Election Hub--Makes Perfect Sense

It may come as a surprise to at least a few gamers out there, but the launch of the Xbox 360 Election Hub is now up and active. But will anyone be paying attention? There are actually good reasons to...