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Warner Bros. Constructing Minecraft Movie

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Just a few weeks after Microsoft laid out a few billion to Mojang for the Minecraft video game, Warner Bros – who had already purchased the film rights earlier this year, prior to the game’s sale to Microsoft – stepped up and has approached director Shawn Levy [“Night at the Museum” film series] to oversee […]

Microsoft Purchases Minecraft For $2.5 Billion

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Microsoft has been rumored to be mulling over purchasing Mojang, the Swedish company which produces the popular video game, Minecraft, and they finally made it official and opened their wallet – to the tune of $2.5 billion – in buying Mojang and Minecraft. Microsoft has said they intend to make the game available not only […]

Minecraft Lands Doctor Who For Xbox 360

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BBC and Microsoft have forged a deal that will allow fans of the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who” to have playable bits in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Amongst those bits will be avatars to represent their favorite character from the show [including the current –and 12th – Doctor, Peter Capaldi], […]

SDCC2014: Microsoft Giving Away 21 Custom Xbox One Consoles

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Microsoft will give away 21 custom Xbox One consoles at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego – each designed with the skin of one of its popular video games, including Evolve, Halo and Titanfall. The collection is being housed at the Xbox Gaming Lounge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego and visitors […]

Microsoft Axes Xbox Entertainment Studios

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Last year, after veering away from their core gaming audience with the introduction of a next-generation console [Xbox One] that focused on entertainment rather than gaming, Microsoft finally threw in the towel on the entertainment portion of that equation by announcing today that they would be shuttering their Xbox Entertainment division as part of their […]

E3: Cuphead Trailer Evokes Old School Animation

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If you are a fan of the old school animation styles from the 1920s and 1930s, then “Cuphead” is the video game for you. With all art designed by hand using the traditional cel animation techniques, “Cuphead” from MDHR Studios has the distinct look and feel of an old school cartoon but with video game […]

Play Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer on Xbox Live for Free This Weekend

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Activision, Infinity Ward, and Microsoft are giving you a chance to try Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer this weekend for free. Xbox Live will be hosting a free multiplayer demo weekend for the game for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The demo starts Friday, March 7th, at 7 a.m. (EST) and runs through Monday, […]

Microsoft Launching Original Xbox Series In 2014

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In a perfect world, Microsoft was hoping to have their original film series debut with their new Xbox One console last month. But it was only Sony PlayStation 4 that got their “perfect day” to lead the console sales coming into the final weeks of 2013. That leaves Microsoft to announce that their original series […]

Xbox One Lifts Off Launch Pad

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The much-ballyhooed Xbox One console from Microsoft, the console that focuses on an all-around entertainment experience rather than the pure gaming console, has officially launched today. The Xbox One features a slew of exclusive games for its console including “Ryse: Son of Rome”, “Forza Motorsport 5”, “Dead Rising 3” and “Titanfall”. In addition to the […]

Activision-Blizzard Takes Its Money And Runs

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When French media parent company Vivendi was rumored to be thinking about taking three billion dollars from the four billion dollar offshore piggy bank accounts of Activision-Blizzard [creators of the massively popular “Call of Duty”, “World of Warcraft” and “Starcraft” video game series] to help pay off their whopping $17 billion dollar debt, A-B decided […]

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