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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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Nordic Games acquires Desperados and Silver IPs from Atari

Growing publisher Nordic Games has moved to acquire yet more IP. Following the news that many of Atari’s owned IP were put up for sale last month, Nordic Games has moved to capture two of its licenses – Desperados and Silver. The former is a stealth-based RTS franchise set in …

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Red, white and silver PS3s hit UK

Sony has said that three new versions of the PS3 should be in stores right now. Three brand new colours – Scarlet Red, Satin Silver and Classic White – are apparently already in-store” across Europe and the UK, according to the UK PlayStation blog. Each version is apparently a Limited …

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Rare Skylanders figures sell for £827 on eBay

Activision’s toy-based console title Skylanders has demonstrated its incredibly loyal fan following after an auction for some rare figures reached 797 on eBay. The UK listing offered six rare gold and silver figures, which can then be used in-game via Activision’s Portal of Power. A total of 35 bids were …

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LoveFilm hits Xbox 360 with new dashboard tomorrow

Microsoft has confirmed that streaming movie service LoveFilm will arrive on Xbox 360 tomorrow alongside the rollout of the console’s new firmware and dashboard design. LoveFilm has been available on PS3 for some time. In the US the new service will be joined by a number of others, too, such …

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JAPAN: Silver PS3 Slim due March

Sony is launching a limited edition Satin Silver PlayStation 3 Slim in Japan on March 10th. The console will be offered with either a 160GB hard drive or 320GB hard drive. These will cost 29,980 (228) and 34,980 (266) respectively, Andriasang reports. Each console also includes a silver controller. In …

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Xbox Live Silver gets new name

Microsoft has revealed a slight alteration to how it markets the two tiers of membership for Xbox Live. Speaking via Twitter, Xbox Europe’s community manager Graeme Boyd stated: Just been told that ‘Xbox Live Silver Membership’ will now officially be called ‘Xbox Live Free Membership’. The times they are a-changin…” …

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MS ups Xbox Live Gold price

Microsoft has upped the price of Xbox Live Gold membership in the UK, US, Canada and Mexico. In the UK the price has increased for 4.99 per month to 5.99. For UK users who pay monthly this represents an annual increase of 12. Those who pay for XBL access once …

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Halo Reach Xbox 360 S revealed

Microsoft has revealed a limited edition Halo Reach version of the Xbox 360 S that will be available exclusively through GAME and Gamestation. Costing 249.99, the SKU includes a special silver version of the 250GB console that carries a Halo insignia and front-of-machine branding. Also included in the box are …

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US: Pokewalker bundle incoming

Ahead of the release of DS pair Pokemon HeartGold and Pokemon SoulSilver in North America on March 14th, it has been revealed that both games will come bundled with a bonus accessory – the Pokewalker. Kotaku reports that branded pedometer offers more than simply a step recorder – it can …

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