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First Party Xbox One Games Will Cost 49.99 GBP In The UK

07/25/2013, If you’re wondering how much you would have to pay for a first-party Xbox One game, Microsoft has confirmed that in the UK (via Microsoft Store), gamers can expect to pay 49.99 GBP. Those of us living stateside can tentatively expect a price point of...

Xbox One Will Allow Self-Publishing, Confirmed By Microsoft

07/25/2013, Sometimes a game does not necessarily need a huge budget and a massive team to be good, although we guess it helps, and if you love indie games you might be pleased to learn that with the upcoming Xbox One, you could be seeing more indie games launch on...

White Xbox One Spotted

07/24/2013, We have had our fair share of stories concerning the upcoming Xbox One console from Microsoft, which I cannot help but wonder why they could not have picked a different name. After all, there is the HTC One flagship smartphone from Taiwan-based HTC, no?...

97-Year Old Man Paints With Microsoft Paint

07/23/2013, How many of you out there have played with Microsoft Paint back in the days when it was just an app that kids used in Microsoft Windows 3.1 and above? Well, Microsoft recently rolled out Fresh Paint for Windows 8 as well as Windows Phone 8, which has...

Microsoft Fresh Paint App Released For Windows Phone 8

07/23/2013, When Windows 8 / RT were released to the public, one app captured everyone’s attention. It was Microsoft’s Fresh Paint app, which allowed users to create artwork as well as edit their photos. The app has received quite a lot of praise, and...

Microsoft Could Burn Up To $1 Billion In Unsold Surface Tablets

07/19/2013, Microsoft is definitely a company that is rich – very, very rich, but this does not mean it gives them the license to treat money flippantly since they do have to answer to investors and shareholders as well. Having said that, their cash position...

Angry Birds Star Wars Headed To Consoles, Handhelds On October 29

07/18/2013, We think it’s safe to say everyone has had their fill of Angry Birds Star Wars news for the rest of this month which started with the original game being made available for free on iOS, which was then followed up with news of its sequel just a few...

Microsoft Surface RT Price Cuts Probably Won’t Improve Sales

07/17/2013, Last week it was rumored that Microsoft was going to be slashing $150 off of Surface RT price in the U.S. It did indeed do that, but only a couple of days back we found out that they have in fact reduced prices of the Surface RT globally by as much as 30...

Kinect Used In Sign-Language Research To Great Effect

07/17/2013, With the ability of the Microsoft Kinect device to detect body movement, we have seen it used in a variety of applications that are not related to gaming whatsoever, and now it looks like the Kinect technology has also been used in sign-language research....

Microsoft Secures XboxOne.net/com Domain Names

07/17/2013, The idea behind domain name squatting is so that companies or individuals who wish to acquire the domain for a product launch will be forced to pay an obscene amount of money for it. Some companies, such as Nintendo and Microsoft have decided not to do...