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Xbox One Will Let Indie Developers Publish Their Own Games

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Microsoft will let developers publish their own titles to its Xbox One console, a move that could spur more development on the upcoming gaming platform. The company on Wednesday announced plans to let Xbox One buyers use the off-the-shelf hardware as a development unit, allowing people to create their own games that can be published […]

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Thousands Petition Microsoft to (Again) Revert Stance on Xbox One

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Last month, when Microsoft announced its now-famous reversal on the initial licensing policies and online requirements for the Xbox One, we argued that triumphant throngs of gamers should recognize that they were losing out on some potentially interesting features alongside the removal of online check-ins and the revival of used game discs. Now, some armchair […]

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Report: Don Mattrick Wanted Microsoft to Buy Zynga Before He Left

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Don Mattrick, the former head of Microsoft’s entertainment division who takes the reins as chief executive officer of Zynga on Monday, has been hankering to run all or part of the social-gaming company for at least three years. In 2010, Mattrick negotiated with Zynga founder Mark Pincus about buying the maker of such popular games […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 2, 2013

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The Xbox One may be a television game changer when it launches later this year, but Microsoft isn’t leaving the Xbox 360 to die. Microsoft announced a deal with Time Warner Cable to bring over 300 live channels to the Xbox 360 later this summer. The deal is similar to ones Microsoft already has in […]