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Never Alone developer interview – Secrets of the folklore-based platformer for Xbox One

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Never Alone is a cooperative platformer for Xbox One that stars a young girl named Nuna and her mystical Fox companion. The pair must traverse the frozen climes of Alaska as they seek a way to stop the endless blizzard that plagues Nuna's village. Never Alone is a unique and beautiful window into the folklore and culture of the Native Alaskan Iñupiat people, and also an entertaining game in its own right.

First announced back in May, Never Alone now available on Xbox One and Steam. Before you grab the game (or after!), be sure to read our in-depth interview with Grant Roberts, Lead Game Designer from E-Line Media, the publisher of Never Alone. We've got lots of behind-the-scenes details, concept art, and an exclusive gameplay video that highlight just what an uncommon game Never Alone really is.

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Lara Croft is all over this week's Xbox Deals With Gold price cuts

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Mix the hits with MeeDJ, our myAppFree Deal of the Week

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MeeDJ is a DJ mixing console for Windows Phone that was created for those who enjoy mixing tracks. It places you in control of your Windows Phone music library with the ability to mix songs by jogging, pitching and applying an assortment of audio effects.

MeeDJ is normally a freemium app but through the myAppFree Deal, you can unlock the $5.99 GoPro Bundle to remove the ads and recording limitations for free.

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Real Madrid CF soccer team will use Surface Pro 3 to help score gooalllllls

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Crunchyroll, MoviePlex Play and Encore Play apps are now available for US Xbox One users

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Microsoft pushes out long-overdue update for Windows Phone 8.1 Podcasts app

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One of the bigger changes in Windows Phone 8.1 was replacing certain core functions of the OS with an alternative app-model. The reasoning behind the move, which includes Music, Video, Podcasts and more, was to enable a more dynamic updating system without needing a full OS update.

Today, Microsoft has updated the native Podcasts app for Windows Phone 8.1. Unfortunately, a changelog was not included.

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Announcing the winner of the Microsoft Lumia Holiday Gift Package!

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The raffle for the Microsoft Lumia Holiday Gift Package has ended over the weekend, so it's time to announce the winner! We had over 4,000 entries, but there could be only one winner. As a reminder, this package includes: a Lumia 1520 (red, green or white), Lumia 1520 cover (red, green or white), Microsoft zip-up hoodie, Microsoft water bottle, Portable charging stick, and a $20 Microsoft Store gift card. The winner is...

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Microsoft Health gets first bug-fix update for Microsoft Band owners

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Earlier today, Microsoft had a very limited supply of Microsoft Bands up for sale on the site. However, within 10 minutes they were quickly sold out, and that was after frustrating users during the checkout process.

Luckily for current Band owners, the Microsoft Health companion app for the tracker has received its first update today. Additionally, Microsoft has provided a detailed changelog, which appears to address many of our earlier complaints.

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Domino's Pizza app for Xbox One debuts in the UK

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Reminder: Microsoft Band is now back in stock for online orders! (Updated)

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Update: As of 1:15 pm ET, the Microsoft site is reporting out-of-stock again. Many orders may not even have gone through due to the chaotic and unreliable ordering process.

For those of you still yearning for a Microsoft Band, which has been in short supply since its launch, starting now at 1 PM ET you can order online directly through Microsoft in small, medium or large sizes. News of the restocking came last night.

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PayPal Here credit card app for Windows and Windows Phone due in early 2015

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PayPal Here (site), a credit-card scanner and app service akin to Square, is set to debut on Windows and Windows Phone sometime in early 2015.

The information comes via an email sent to a reviewer asking about the app, who is informed that a pilot program is set to begin in "January-February 2015". The PayPal Here app is releasing to Windows 8.1 first and then Windows Phone 8.1 shortly thereafter.

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A critical Windows Server security update is coming today

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Leaked factory photos reveal a new 5-inch Windows Phone in active development

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A new Windows Phone with a 5-inch display is currently being developed, at least according to leaked photos from a Chinese factory and published by the site IThome.

The photos appear to show hardware test samples of new displays being developed for a forthcoming Windows Phone. During this process, companies usually experiment with different variations and test the quality of the factory producing the part.

It is not clear if the displays, which clearly reveal a Windows logo for the Start key, are destined for a Microsoft Lumia or if these are for some other manufacturer.

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Save up to 63% on PNY microSD cards today at Amazon

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Save 52% today on this thin, see-through hard case for HTC One M8!

The transparent design of the Naked Tough Case gives your HTC One (M8) Windows clear protection that lets the original look of your device shine though. It includes a shock absorbing bumper that fits inside the shell for extra protection against drops while the case itself is extremely slim, making it easy to slide in and out of your pockets. Yours for just $16.95 today!

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