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Rumor: Xbox Live might get ‘Diamond’ TV subscription service

06/03/2011, Gamers might have it on good faith that Microsoft’s Xbox Live is an online gaming platform, but that’s not how the top brass see it. In fact, there’s lots of money being made on Xbox Live with services such as Hulu Plus and Netflix. TV...

Xbox Live’s banner cop gets account hacked

04/04/2011, What is with hacking each other’s video game consoles these days? It’s almost like everyone is coming forward to show their “talents” after Sony’s grand threat on Geohot and Graf_Chokolo. In a rather ironic story, Stephen...

Xbox Live’s “Games on Demand” Downloads Continues to Rise

03/23/2011, Microsoft hasn’t hopped onto the Blu-Ray train for its Xbox 360 console yet because the company sees digital distribution as an increasingly important feature that will become the de-facto way to purchase video games in the future. According to a...

Microsoft loses $1.2M to Xbox Live exploiters

03/10/2011, A site that has been shutdown recently caused Microsoft a lot of headache and loss of Xbox Live revenue when it was running. The site was operated by some folks who somehow figured out the algorithm that could be used to generate Microsoft Points as well...

Xbox Live Rewards Program Goes Live

12/01/2010, Every company out there seems to offer loyalty programs and Microsoft has just launched the Xbox Live Rewards loyalty program, and it’s currently available for US and UK-based gamers. The system works pretty much like Club Nintendo, but instead of...

Xbox Live Platinum subscription could be a reality

09/01/2010, Hmmm, it looks as though the Xbox Live subscription service is going the way of credit cards – we are talking about the Gold subscription package being usurped by what could very well be the new Xbox Live Platinum subscription. Of course, with a...

Microsoft to boost Xbox LIVE audio quality this coming fall

08/26/2010, Microsoft has plans to improve the technical quality of voice communication for its Xbox LIVE service through a system update which is set to arrive this fall. The update will also coincide with the Kinect’s November launch, so you ought to be able...

Xbox LIVE Launch Titles For Windows Phone 7 Announced

08/17/2010, We knew that Microsoft had some big plans for Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone 7 (WP7), and now the software giant has come out and announced 50 Xbox LIVE game titles that will be hitting WP7 this holiday season. There will be try-before-you-buy demos, Xbox...

Is That What Is Meant By Xbox Live On Your Phone?

03/06/2010, If you were wondering how gaming could be like on the upcoming Windows Phone 7 Series, you’ll want to check out the video of Microsoft’s Eric Rudder, speaking at TechEd Middle East. A game that was developed in Visual Studio was showed off,...

Xbox Modders Working To Circumvent Ban

11/14/2009, If you are one of the many Xbox Live users who were banned from the service, don’t give up hope just yet. It seems that some modders, probably the folks who modded your Xbox which resulted in the ban, are working on a solution that will return the...

Xbox Live Gold Membership has its privileges

08/28/2009, Needless to say, fine print is there for a reason, and they often cover the rear end of the company whenever something goes awry. Apparently one will need Xbox Live Gold Membership for Twitter and Facebook when they are made available to the masses,...