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The Sun fights back in Xbox Live ‘hacking’ saga

UK national newspaper The Sun is not sitting down in its campaign about alleged Xbox Live hacking. Earlier this week The Sun ran a story on the front page claiming that users of Xbox Live were seeing their accounts hacked and money stolen. Microsoft responded by denying any talk of …

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Xbox Live ‘hack’ gets front page treatment from The Sun

UK national newspaper The Sun has this morning given front page space to a story concerning a phishing scam that has affected Xbox Live users. It’s not a hack”, though the opening paragraph strategically uses the word to give that impression. What the paper is in fact referencing is a …

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Watch tonight’s Modern Warfare 3 launch LIVE on MCVuk.com

As has become tradition, Activision is tonight hosting a huge launch event for the most anticipated game of the year, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. And if you’re not lucky enough to have a ticket yourself, you can watch the whole thing right here on this page on MCVuk.com. …

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VIDEO: Live action Modern Warfare 3 trailer

The obvious thing would have been to release a gritty war saga, but Activision has produced something different for its live-action ad for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Called ‘The Vet & The n00b’, the short sees an experienced soldier train an average Joe in the art of warcraft. …

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Xbox division posts another quarter of growth

Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division has reported another annual revenue increase, though falling Xbox 360 sales hint that perhaps thoughts in some quarters have turned to the next generation. Revenue for the three months ending September 30th hit $1.96bn, up nine per cent on last year’s $1.8bn. Xbox revenue in …

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Cartoon Network teams up with Xbox for new show

The other kids TV giant, Cartoon Network, has partnered with Xbox to market the arrival of its new hit TV show, The Amazing World of Gumball. The cartoon – which is developed in the UK – is already a smash hit in the US and is notable for combining 2D, …

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Steam trading goes live

Valve announced the launch of Steam Trading which allows users of the digital content platform to exchange in-game items and gifts with other members of the Steam Community. Valve provided anitem inventoryof all the items available for swapping as well as aFAQ. The firm pointed out that trading did not …

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Radiant Silvergun gets XBLA date

Developer Treasure has at last dated the Xbox Live Arcade version of 2D shooter Radiant Silvergun. The studio’s website says the game will be released on September 14th. It’s unclear whether this is an international date or simply just for the Japanese market. The game was announced as part of …

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New Xbox features added to Windows Phone 7

GAMESCOM:Microsoft is planning more new features for the Games Hub in its Windows Phone Mango software update. The new features include in-app purchases for games, or ‘Game Add-ons’ as Microsoft is calling them. New Windows Phone title Beards & Beaks will be the first to benefit, with players able to …

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VIDEO: Live-action Deus Ex short

With just over a month until the highly anticipated Deus Ex: Human Revolution arrives at UK retail, Square Enix has released an impressive live action promotional video for the game. It tells the tale of a future Earth where cybertronic augmentation has created a divided human race, leading to rioting …

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