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Microsoft unleashes a collection of awesome Xbox deals for the end of March

Microsoft unleashes a collection of awesome Xbox deals for the end of March

Microsoft is always dropping amazing game discounts on the community and this week there is no exception. Three Xbox One titles, eight Xbox 360 titles, and three Xbox 360 add-ons are up for grabs. Whether you enjoy the racing into a battlefield, dropping on your enemies from above, or exploring the worlds of Rapture and Columbia, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Let us start...

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Xbox One sales numbers crush the Xbox 360 — combined consoles hold 43% of the market

Xbox One sales numbers crush the Xbox 360 — combined consoles hold 43% of the market

After Microsoft’s Xbox One Reveal event, we were not sure exactly how the console would fare in the marketplace. The original variation of the console, which was originally tied down by strict digital rights management protection created a backlash that we were unsure if Microsoft could shake even after their decision to rethink the decision. Do not be worried though – Xbox One is the...

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Razer announces what may be the most kicks ass gaming laptop in the world

Razer announces what may be the most kicks ass gaming laptop in the world

If you are a PC gamer, then you will probably remember the days of lugging around a heavy 10-pound machine, just so you could claim the ability to run Crysis on max settings. Gaming laptops of the past were fat, heavy, and had battery life so short that you could blink and the laptop would be dead. Now, Razer has introduced a refresh to their seemingly impossibly thin Ultrabook gaming...

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Ruzzle lands in the Windows 8 Store - get ready to battle with the power of words

Ruzzle lands in the Windows 8 Store - get ready to battle with the power of words

The hit word puzzle game, Ruzzle, has finally landed in the Windows 8 Store and is available for download today. There are already 40 million players worldwide battling out their word game knowledge and now you can jump in yourself. And don’t worry about the $3.49 price tag – that's for the premium version. Ruzzle is a free game that allows you to challenge friends or random players...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts update brings bug fixes, tweaks, and new

Call of Duty: Ghosts update brings bug fixes, tweaks, and new "Heavy Duty" mode

If you are looking for a great way to spend your holiday break, you might want to whip out your copy of Call of Duty: Ghosts for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, or PC. The developers have just released a new update to the award winning first person shooting that adds bug fixes along with a new game mode for you to "some". The new update, available across all platforms that support the latest...

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Settlers of Catan establishes colonies in the Windows 8 Store - get ready to adventure

Settlers of Catan establishes colonies in the Windows 8 Store - get ready to adventure

The famous German board game, The Settlers of Catan, has landed on Windows 8 for your strategy solving pleasure.  The game itself revolves around settlers building colony communities on the mythical island of Catan. The goal of the game itself is to reach ten victory points – scored by players for each settlement they own along with other various achievements. The Windows 8 version of...

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Microsoft reveals more details about indie games for Xbox One - still landing early 2014

Microsoft reveals more details about indie games for Xbox One - still landing early 2014

Sony may have a better track record with indie developers than Microsoft, but the company has been working hard to improve that. Microsoft has announced that the first Xbox One game to arrive through the Indie Development Program will arrive in the next few months. In fact, the Redmond team has thirty-two indie studios working on various titles for the Xbox One console. According to...

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Halo: Spartan Assault landing on Xbox One December 24; will include co-op mode and new weaponry

Halo: Spartan Assault landing on Xbox One December 24; will include co-op mode and new weaponry

Many of us here at Windows Phone Central have enjoyed playing Microsoft's Halo: Spartan Assault on our tablets and smartphones. The title that was previously slated as a Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 launch game, will be headed to Xbox One later this month.  On December 24 the "new and improved" edition of Halo: Spartan Assault will be making its way to the Xbox One Marketplace. The...

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