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FX comedy 'Chozen' to debut early on Xbox One

FX will debut its new comedy series <i>Chozen</i> on the Xbox One next week, airing it on the console a week before its television premiere. Though the series won't be a Microsoft exclusive beyond that, getting an early debut still plays into its bigger plans for the Xbox One. Microsoft wants owners to …

Lyrics site Rap Genius admits to SEO chicanery in an open letter to Google

One of the more popular sites for finding lyrics to that song you can’t get out of your head is Rap Genius. However, the company came under fire from Google recently for apparently using unscrupulous SEO methods to make sure it pops up as the first result in any lyric-related Google search.<p>Today, …

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 screenshot reveals new on-screen buttons

Microsoft is still testing its upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update internally, but a leaked screenshot reveals how the company is moving to on-screen buttons in the future. The tiny image, published by @evleaks, shows the standard back, Windows, and search buttons all on-screen in a Windows Phone 8.1 …

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The Lego Movie Videogame trailer teams up Batman and a false savior

A trailer for TT Games' game adaptation of next year's <i>The Lego Movie</i> features the Dark Knight teaming up with a man who isn't the savior everyone thinks he is.<p>Emmet is an ordinary Lego minifigure who somehow becomes mistaken as "The Special," a Master Builder who will save the world from evil. He …

2013 Was A Very Good Year For Facebook Gaming

Facebook gaming is far from dead — it's just getting started. 2013 saw impressive growth in both audience numbers and diversity of Facebook game …

Microsoft Could Bring Back The Start Menu In The Next Version Of Windows

Microsoft watchers Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott recently detailed a number of changes that could be coming in the next major version of Windows, something that Foley is hearing called “Threshold.” It could be heading towards our waters in 2015.<p>Unsurprisingly, Threshold continues the trend of …

Telltale's Game of Thrones deal is a 'multi-year, multi-title partnership'

Telltale Games' agreement to make a Game of Thrones game based on the HBO television series will be a "multi-year, multi-title partnership," according to a media release from the studio.<p>The collaboration between Telltale and HBO Global Licensing was confirmed during VGX 2013 when Telltale Games CEO …

The Story Of How Notch Turned Down A Job At Valve

Minecraft is one of the biggest games on the planet. Valve is perhaps the most beloved video game developer around. Imagine, for a moment, if the two …

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Bing Maps Preview showcases new mapping experience 'built from the ground up' for Windows 8.1

Microsoft's been busy overhauling its Bing Maps experience for Windows 8.1 and, today, the Redmond giant's posted an app preview to its Windows Store. Users running that latest OS build can download the Bing Maps Preview to check out the sweeping, hi-res imagery, from satellite to street view, of …

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EA kicks off festive season sale with 6 Xbox Windows Phone games

It's worth noting that all these games are Xbox Live enabled. That means you'll be able to add some gamerscore to your ID and enjoy a complete …

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Review: Flipping Fantastic

Two years ago, Windows 8 birthed what feels like a thousand different varieties of twisting, bending, hybrid laptops. In the vast army of oddities, …

Real-Time ASCII Art That Hangs On Your Wall

Until internet speeds were fast enough to make it feasible to share jpegs or GIFs, ASCII art—images created from text—served as a decent substitute. …

Xbox One owners with hardware issues get complimentary game

Xbox One owners who found themselves on the receiving end of a defective console are being offered a free game for the inconvenience, according to emails from Xbox support representatives.<p>According to an email from Xbox customer care forwarded to Polygon, the company will let Xbox One owners with a …

EA Explains Titanfall's Exclusivity on Xbox and PC

EA's partnership with Respawn just makes sense, EA exec says.<p>Titanfall is releasing exclusively for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC in March, 2014, and …

How Xbox One’s video capturing is better and worse than PlayStation 4’s

Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One can record gameplay, but the next-gen consoles don’t handle it in the exact same way. Microsoft revealed how its GameDVR app works today, and that should give us enough information to compare how the video capturing works on each system.<p>This isn’t a review …

Microsoft Details Bing Voice Search and Navigation on Xbox One

Microsoft has talked up the voice recognition features on the Xbox One for a while now, but today the company has offered an even closer look at how Bing and Kinect power the games and entertainment system with sophisticated voice navigation and natural language voice search. You can find, play, …

Twitch streaming on Xbox One delayed until 2014

Xbox One owners won't be able to use the popular game streaming service via their consoles until next year.<p><b>The much-lauded integration of the Twitch</b> …

Xbox is an essential piece of the new Microsoft pie, says departing CEO Steve Ballmer

In his final speech as CEO at a Microsoft shareholder meeting, outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer fired a shot across the bow of those who are rumored to be thinking of splitting the company into component parts and selling some of them.<p>Like possible new CEO Steven Elop, for example.<p>One of the candidates …

SmartGlass for Xbox One arrives on Android and iOS

An early taste of Microsoft's next-gen gaming experience arrived today for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 users in the form of the Xbox One SmartGlass app, and now Android and iOS faithful can get their fill as well. There's not much you can do with the second screen app as the hardware it'll play …

The Last Guardian creator 'terribly sorry' for delay

Fumito Ueda, best known for his work on <i>Ico</i> and <i>Shadow of the Colossus</i>, apologized for the ongoing and often mysterious development of <i>The Last Guardian</i>.<p>The game has been stuck in development for six years, although according to Ueda, his work on the game was completed "a long time ago." Ueda told …

Microsoft Stores will have extra Xbox Ones on Friday

All Microsoft Stores in the United States and Canada will have extra Xbox One units available for purchase beginning at midnight on November 22, a Microsoft representative told GameSpot today.<p>Supply is said to be "limited," and consoles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Head to …

Mary Kish on Twitter: "I did a comparison of specs from Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4, see them side by side! http://t.co/QOtfLldysT http://t.co/gnmnZIUpNP"

Xbox One: the 10 key launch titles

Now the PS4 has launched in the US, it's all about Microsoft's next-gen console, with games such as Forza and Dead Rising<p>With the PlayStation 4 now available in North America, this week belongs to the multi-territory roll-out of the Xbox One. Although the console rivals are currently playing it …

Tropes vs. Women in Video Games examines 'Ms. Male Character'

Media critic Anita Sarkeesian released the latest video in her Kickstarter-funded series, Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, that examines female versions of an already established male character.<p>Called "Ms. Male Character," the video above spans a huge number of games, including franchises such as …

Salesforce Reports FQ3 Revenue of $1.08B And EPS Of $0.09, In Line With Investor Expectations

Today after the closing bell Salesforce reported its fiscal third quarter 2014 financial performance, with revenue of $1.08 billion and earnings per share of $0.09. Investors had expected the firm to earn $0.09 on revenue of $1.06 billion.<p>The company fell more than 3% in regular trading. In after …

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Wot I Think: King Arthur’s Gold

King Arthur’s Gold has been knocking about for years, quietly existing in the shadow of similar games like Terraria, Minecraft and Ace of Spades. In …