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There’s a Gold PS4… that’s exclusive to Taco Bell in the US

Sony has unveiled a bling-tastic Gold PS4 console, but UK buyers face a hard time getting hold of one. The hardware is to be offered as part of a US-only promotion with fast food chain Taco Bell. Customers of the restaurant will, as of September 24th, have the chance to …

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Mario Gold Amiibos selling for bucket loads on eBay

The Walmart-only Gold Mario Amiibo is selling for over seven times its RRP on eBay. The SKU was discovered on Nintendo’s website earlier this month and was this week confirmed as a Walmart-exclusive in the US. The $12.96 figure is reportedly already sold out across the country, with a large …

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Microsoft offering Xbox Live Gold refunds for entertainment app users

There’s some money on offer for those who subscribed to Xbox Live to use services such as Netflix. Microsoft yesterday confirmed plans to lift the Xbox Live Gold requirement for a number of streaming and entertainment apps. An update to Microsoft’s T&Cs, as spotted by Videogamer, reads: "Once the Xbox …

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Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Recent changes to Xbox Live have not liberated Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online from its Xbox Live Gold requirement. As part of its Kinect announcement yesterday Microsoft also confirmed rumours that video streaming apps such as Netflix will now be made available to all, regardless of whether they subscribe to …

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Microsoft to cut Xbox Live Gold subscription requirement for media apps – report

Services such as Netflix and Hulu will soon be free to access on Xbox One and Xbox 360, a new report has claimed. Traditionally streaming video and other apps have been reserved only for those who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold, which has always placed Microsoft at a strategic disadvantage …

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Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Naming and shaming is normally prohibited on The Elder Scrolls Online’s boards. But rules are made to be broken. Bethesda owner Zenimax has taken the unusual step of urging users to actively name and shame anyone who they suspect of trying to proliferate the growing black market for the game’s …

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Here’s that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

We’ve heard a few stories of folks paying over the odds on eBay to get hold of an Xbox One for Christmas, but this is something else. Well, if you’re still having a hard time tracking one down, there’s one currently available in Central London. And we’re pretty sure it’s …

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Games With Gold coming to Xbox One

Microsoft has confirmed that its Games With Gold scheme will indeed be coming to Xbox One. Games With Gold grants paying Xbox Live subscribers to access to one or two free games every month. It’s effectively a counter to Sony’s popular Instant Games Collection, which allows free access to a …

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Xbox Fitness offered free to Xbox Live Gold members

Microsoft has revealed a new piece of fitness software that will be free for Xbox Live Gold members. Xbox Fitness is an Xbox One title that builds upon the many fitness games released for Kinect over the last few years. It features a number of names that will apparently be …

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Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

The Elder Scrolls Online should be available to all Xbox One owners, even if they don’t subscribe to Xbox Live. That’s the opinion of Bethesda, which says that it is pushing Microsoft to liberate the MMO from the confines of the Xbox Live Gold paywall. With plans to utilise both …

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