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It appears the "Games on Demand" section has replaced "Xbox Originals" on Xbox.com marketplace. We're not exactly sure if this is a rebranding of Xbox Originals, but the title of the section would imply that all downloadable games -- which will include Xbox 360 titles in August -- will reside in t...

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If you've logged on to the My Xbox section of Xbox.com today, you probably noticed that it's received a little face-lift since yesterday's maintenance. There aren't any major new features -- and none were promised -- but the layout has changed to gel a little bit more with the look of the NXE. As ...

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Though we've known about Lego Rock Band -- more or less, that is -- since early this year, an Xbox.com listing for the game has revealed a few more tidbits to satiate our non-stop hunger for more info on the title. For starters, the game's progression has been revealed as incorporating the Lego th...

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According to Major Nelson's Twitter account -- with an official post on the way -- Xbox.com is currently experiencing some billing issues. Apparently, some users may have trouble buying MS Points, using Points, redeeming tokens or managing accounts. As of this writing, we weren't even able to sign...

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Much like Xbox.com's fiction about an Exit 2 release today, it was apparently also being a lying liar telling fibs about Galactrix's release next week. Siliconera spoke to a representative for redundant publisher, D3 Publisher, which informed the site it had "not confirmed" a date for the XBLA ver...

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Update: It looks like the online Marketplace is now viewable as well. Hey kids, remember the Xbox.com maintenance that went on earlier today? Oh, you say you were asleep. Well, it's not a big deal or anything, but we thought we would inform you that your Xbox.com profile page now displays your A...

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In preparation for the NXE launch this Wednesday, Xbox.com and the Xbox forums will go offline for about four hours starting at 12:01AM Pacific today, Nov. 18. According to Major Nelson, this will "NOT" affect Xbox Live and service should remain (relatively) reliable. If things do go wrong with t...

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Update: Aaaaaand it's back. Bet you didn't even notice. Just a quick public service announcement: Major Nelson informs us that Xbox.com as well as the Xbox.com forums will be down for maintenance on November 18 from 12:01am PT until 4:00am PT. The maintenance, as you may have guessed, is being d...

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Savvy gamers are already aware that gold obtained in Fable II Pub Games for the Xbox Live Arcade can be transferred to their characters in Fable II -- which releases today. While we've told you how it's done we thought we'd create a quick tutorial video and show you the quick and painless process. ...

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During the Xbox Live service maintenance yesterday Xbox.com dropped off and back on Planet Internet. While we were aware the update to Xbox Live was simply back end additions in preparation of the next dashboard, the NXE, few people expected a major complaint would be addressed for Microsoft's Xbo...

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click to enlarge Curious how Microsoft's now available Xbox Live DRM tool works, but don't want to futz through it on your own? Well, we've got two solutions: first, sift through our gallery of the service's various screens by clicking on the above image; second, have the affable Major Nelson hold...

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Y'know, this seems familiar. Hmm ... yes it does. While we already knew the solid release date of Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm (June 25), Ticket to Ride has been something of an unknown quantity, with not much information about the game having ever been relased to the press. However, the last ...

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As the reviews slowly roll in and decisions are made about whether or not to purchase the game, Ninja Gaiden 2's demo has yet to see release to the Marketplace. For some time now, the game's xbox.com page had a message for its readers, telling them to: "Get your hands on the free demo coming to Xb...

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If you haven't stopped by Xbox.com for a while we sincerely recommend that you check out the E3 panoramas they've created and posted for you to enjoy. These 360 degree rotations allow you to view all kinds of fun E3 locations like Microsoft's E3 conference stage, behind the scenes action, the always...

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Earlier this morning Xbox.com received a cosmetic update designed to make navigation around the site easier. Yes, it's much more gray colored and curvy, but what you'll also notice is that all the "My Xbox" activities are placed in a handy drop-down menu as well as all the other expandable options o...

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Last year Microsoft gave gamers unprecedented access to major gaming conferences including the X06, the Tokyo Game Show and E3. And even though this year's E3 has shrunk a little, Microsoft will still be giving gamers and insider's look into what E3 2007 has to offer. Xbox @ E3 will feature trailers...

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Just like their Mother's Day contest, Xbox.com is holding a Xbox Dad of the Year contest to celebrate Father's Day. To win, you have to prove to the judges why your father figure is the ultimate gaming dad. If he pwns with the best of them, is patient with noobs, is a good loser, or has taught you a...

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In the past few days rumors have been a flutter over a Swedish gaming magazine confirming that Metal Gear Solid 4 would be making its way to the Xbox 360 in 2008. The source, a supposedly translated piece from the magazine's article posted on the Xbox.com forums. Well, from what we can tell, this ru...

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While cruising through your friends list on Xbox.com have you ever wondered where some of those gamer pictures come from? Well, we have, and thanks to Major Nelson's input and the tech guys who run Xbox.com they implemented a cool little feature. Now, if you hover your cursor over any gamer picture ...

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Giving plenty of advanced notice, Major Nelson wanted to let everyone know that there is scheduled Xbox Live maintenance coming next week. On Tuesday, March 27th from 3:00AM EST to 5:00PM EST (that's 14 hours) Xbox Live, Xbox.com, and the Xbox Forums will be down and unavailable. Major is also makin...

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