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Free Realms welcomes one millionth member

SOE’s promising browser-based MMO Free Realms has already seen one million members register on the virtual world service – despite having only gone live 18 days ago. As a reward to all existing users of the game, SOE is dishing out in-game t-shirts. The one millionth member is also in …

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Left 4 Dead free this Friday

Playable demos have become an established marketing vehicle in recent years, but Valve is taking it one step further tomorrow by allowing anyone to download and play its hugely popular Left 4 Dead for free. Kotaku reports that from midnight tonight anyone with a PC and a Steam account will …

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Xbox Live 1 vs 100 to be free for Gold members

Having missed its initial launch window alongside Microsoft’s revamped New Xbox Experience dashboard update, details are now starting to trickle through regarding intriguing online console quiz title 1 vs 100. Chiefly, Microsoft has confirmed that 1 vs 100 will be free to every Gold member of its Xbox Liver service. …

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Windows XP support winds down

Microsoft’s XP operating system and Office 2003 software suite have ended their phase of mainstream technical support, meaning that future users of the software will have to pay for it. MCV’s sister site PC Retail has the full story – click here to take a look.

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Sony reveals SingStore expansion

SingStar publisher Sony has revealed a brand new expansion to SingStore, the digital downloads portal for its popular karaoke title SingStar, that will see a number of free and paid-for additions added to the title. Eurogamer reports that SingStar Extras will compliment the existing music track and game background selections …

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O2 reveals iPhone price cut

As rumoured last week, UK mobile operator O2 has lifted the lid on its upcoming iPhone discounts, and it’s the eradication of the upfront single payment on some tariffs that has caught the eye. Commentators are speculating that the moves come ahead of the end of O2’s exclusivity deal on …

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Xbox Live freed up for GTA IV

To celebrate the release of its exclusive Grand Theft Auto IV downloadable content next Tuesday , Microsoft is to allow players of the game free access to multiplayer gaming – for a limited time at least. Kotaku reports that from the release of The Lost and the Damned on February …

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