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  • Fable Legends Will be Free to Play, Microsoft Says

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    Microsoft announced this week that the latest game in the critically-acclaimed Fable series of cooperative role-playing games will be free to play on Windows and Xbox One. As interesting, the game will let games on Windows and Xbox One play together, and it will support DirectX 12 when Windows 10 launches later this year. As […]

    Games with Gold for March 2015

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    It’s almost March, so Microsoft is talking up the free games that Xbox Live Gold subscribers can get over the next 30 or so days as part of its Games for Gold program. And March is a particularly good month, with Xbox 360 users in particular getting two pretty amazing AAA titles. As previously reported […]

    Ask Paul: Which Call of Duty Games are the Best?

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    Finally, someone has asked me the most important question in personal technology. Here’s something I’m actually quite passionate about. James A. asks: I was wondering what your favorite release of the Call of Duty series is. Also, do you prefer the futuristic style of Call of Duty or do you prefer a modern day setting […]

    Microsoft Unleashes Amazing Xbox One Game Sale

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    Microsoft is offering Crazy Eddie pricing on Xbox One digital game purchases right now. So if you own the console—or plan to—this is the time to stock your games library. Many top-tier games can be had for half-off or more, and if you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you’ll save even more. I just snagged […]

    Xbox Web Site Updated with Activity Feed

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    Microsoft has updated the web site to display a nice, interactive activity feed when you login. This feeds shows you what your friends are up to, and lets you comment on their activities or make your own separate standalone posts. To understand what an improvement this is, consider the old version. Here’s the new […]

    Xbox One February 2015 System Update is Now Available

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    Several weeks back I previewed the February 2015 System Update for Xbox One. But that update is now generally available, providing a number of useful new features to everyone using Microsoft’s latest video game console. Microsoft usually releases new system updates for Xbox One every month, but this is the first system update of 2015, […]

    Games with Gold for February 2015

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    With February right around the corner, Microsoft has announced which games it will give away for free for those with Xbox Live Gold subscriptions. As is usually the case, Xbox One owners will get one free game in February, while Xbox 360 owners will get two. As I noted in Got Xbox Live Gold? Then […]

    Xbox One Controller is Getting a Firmware Update

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    Microsoft announced this week that it is rolling out a firmware update for the Xbox One wireless controller that will improve its connectivity and reliability. Members of the Xbox Preview Program will get the update immediately, but everyone with an Xbox One console should be able to update within the next 30 days or so. […]

    Microsoft Again Reduces Xbox One Pricing to $350

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    Over the 2014 holiday season, Microsoft temporarily reduced the price of all Xbox One models by $50, with the base model selling for $350, a move that resulted in “a record-breaking holiday season.” But less than two weeks after returning Xbox One pricing to pre-holiday prices, Microsoft has relented, and has again reduced all Xbox […]

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