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Jump to offer an on-demand subscription indie games service

Step away now if you’re tired of hearing the term the Netflix of games”. A new on-demand games service called Jump is on the way that will offer users access to a library of between 60 and 100 indie games for $9.99 a month. You could call it ‘the Netflix …

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Nvidia launches Grid on-demand streaming gaming service

There’s another streaming games service on the way, this time from Nvidia. It’s called Grid and it will be offered free to owners of Nvidia’s Shield handheld and tablet from November 18th through to June 30th 2015. The company claims to have built a grid – get it? – of …

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No digital release for Titanfall on Xbox 360

EA will not be releasing the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall as a Games on Demand download. After extensive testing, we felt that it simply did not represent the true Titanfall experience and it was decided not to release a Games on Demand version,” a statement on EA’s help pages …

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Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

The digital version of Grand Theft Auto V available on Xbox Live’s Games on Demand has broken records. Take-Two says that the game became both the highest grossing day one and week one release ever on Xbox Live following its release on the platform October 18th. The game had already …

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With Microsoft Points gone, digital purchases cheaper on Xbox Live than PSN

Microsoft recently abandoned its universal Microsoft Points system for Xbox Live in favour of local currencies. The result, at least for Indian Xbox Live users, is cheaper games. We compared prices for several games across Xbox Live’s Games on Demand service and the PlayStation Store and, to our surprise, most …

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Microsoft reports UK growth for Xbox Live

Paid-for Xbox Live games and content are enjoying good growth” in the UK year-on-year, says Microsoft. In an interview with MCV, Xbox Live’s UK product manager Pav Bhardwaj said this includes Arcade releases, Games on Demand titles and extra add-on content. We don’t have any particular numbers as such, but …

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Deadly Premonition pricing blunder

A pricing error on the Xbox Live Games On Demand service has seen quirky survival horror release Deadly Premonition listed for the wrong price. The game was supposed to go live for 14.99 but a mistake means it is currently available for 19.99. "There has been some discrepancy with the …

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MS defends Games-On-Demand pricing

Platform holder Microsoft has once again defended what many see as the inflated prices it charges for full games downloads on its Xbox Live Games-On-Demand service. The fresh outcry comes after Halo: Reach arrived on the service at a full RRP of 49.99. "No one retailer has the lowest pricing …

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Alan Wake coming to Games on Demand

Microsoft has announced that Alan Wake will be available as a Games on Demand title in two weeks. The Remedy-developed thriller will join a select range of Xbox 360 hits that can be downloaded from the Xbox Live Marketplace for the reduced price of 19.99. Alan Wake will go live …

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