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Xbox 360 cloud saving goes live

Mirroring the way it quietly announced the service last month, Microsoft has quietly gone ahead and activated some of its planned Xbox Live cloud save functionality. Pocket-Lint reports that certain unspecified Xbox Live Arcade titles will now allow users to to download and resume saved games from any console. It …

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MS investigating asynchronous, cross-platform gaming

Microsoft will at a conference next month discuss the possibility of asynchronous online gaming across multiple platforms including Xbox 360. "Cross-platform gameplay provides publishers with a unique opportunity to delight players on any device, at any time, wherever they are," the description of the Asynchronous Gaming with Xbox Live talk …

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Gamescom press conference to be live streamed

This year’s press conference at Gamescom 2011 will be streamed live online, organiser Koelnmesse has confirmed. The live stream will go live at 12:30pm GMT on the afternoon of Thursday June 16th. Those wishing to register for the conference can do so here. "Cologne’s trade fair grounds will once again …

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Xbox Live suffers "service alert"

With PSN currently surrounded by a national security controversy, Microsoft has now issued a service alert for users of Xbox Live. The Xbox Live Status page on Xbox.com currently has a service alert for Matchmaking. It carries the following message: "Users may receive potential fishing attempts via title specific messaging …

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Industry backs 2011 Gadget Show Live

Leading games firms will come out in force for this month’s Gadget Show Live. Exhibitors already confirmed for the consumer show include Nintendo, Sony, GAME, HMV, EA, Warner Bros, 2K Games, and Mad Catz – and all are keen to show off their wares. For the first time, gaming will …

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MS: Games for Windows will get better

Windows and Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has promised that its PC service Games for Windows Live will "continue to get better". Speaking to CVG, Microsoft’s senior producer of interactive entertainment Kevin Unangst told CVG that the service "lacked fantastic games" and had endured what he called a "rocky start". …

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GDC11: Gaikai arrives

US-cloud based gaming service Gaikai has gone live with a number of EA-published titles available for online play in time for GDC 2011. Announced by company CEO and co-founder David Perry on his blog, open cloud trial versions of Mass Effect 2, Dead Space 2, The Sims 3 and Second …

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UK 3DS portal goes live

Nintendo’s UK website for the 3DS handheld has gone live. For the time being, there’s nothing to see on the site other than a large graphic accompanied by the words "See it. 2011". However, you can expect plenty more to be added following the official European launch announcement event that …

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Mac App Store goes live

The Mac version of the Apple App Store has this afternoon gone live around the world. The online portal, highly similar to the iOS version in terms of function and presentation, comes bundled with Mac OSX update v10.6.6 It is said that 1,000 free and paid-for apps are already available …

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Gadget Show Live targets UK gamers

The 2011 Gadget Show Live will feature a gaming hall twice as big as last year’s event. Several key games firms and pro gamers will attend the consumer electronics event at Birmingham’s NEC from Tuesday, April 12th to Sunday, April 17th. Event director for The Gadget Show Live 2011 Matt …

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