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Joystiq's Black Friday and Cyber Monday Bargain Roundup 2013

It's dangerous to shop alone, so take this – our regularly updated mega-post on the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals: The time of preparation is at hand. As globs of turkey, stuffing and aunt Brandine's weird ambrosia salad battle for dominance...

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Xbox Live Black Friday deals on now through December 2

Microsoft is heavily discounting 52 Xbox 360 games and add-ons this week on Xbox Live. The games on sale separate out into three categories, a full list of which can be found after the break. The week-long deals, which run from today through December 2, include both Skyrim, Fallout 3 and Tomb...

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Microsoft outlines Xbox One's Kinect voice commands

Microsoft has released a list of recognized Kinect voice commands, helping new Xbox One owners become better acquainted with their all-seeing, all-hearing camera pal. The list documents everything from basics like "Xbox, on," to more specific commands regarding the console's Snap functionality....

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Now Playing: November 25 - December 1, 2013

Celebrate Thanksgiving this week with the Borderlands 2 - The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler DLC... Choose your platform to jump to a specific release list: ...

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3D indie adventure The Secret Castle examines Kinect from every angle

Sure, a lot of games have 3D graphics, with fully rounded character models and everything, but their playgrounds are essentially flat – Avatar in 2D. The Secret Castle is reach-through-the-screen 3D (without the glasses), letting players manipulate the setting to see around objects, new...

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Report: Apple in talks to purchase co-creators of original Kinect tech

Apple is currently in talks to purchase PrimeSense, the original suppliers of Microsoft's Kinect motion-sensing technology, according to All Things D. The acquisition was first reported by Isreali publication Calcalist, which indicated that the purchase will amount to $345 million. Founded in...

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Now Playing: November 18-24, 2013

Bring the Xbox One launch to full speed this week with Forza Motorsport 5... Choose your platform to jump to a specific release list: ...

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Watch Xbox One go from 'Xbox On' to signed-in dashboard in 13 seconds

By saying "Xbox on" you can turn on the Xbox One, log in using the new Kinect's facial recognition, and hit the system's dashboard, all within 13 seconds. At least, that's going by a video (see below the break) posted by Xbox spokesoldier Larry 'Major Nelson' Hyrb - and yes, we timed it. In this...

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Oh snap: Microsoft demos Xbox One's snap feature in new video

Microsoft's Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Yusuf Mehdi guided players through a demo of the Xbox One's snap feature in the latest video for the home console slated to launch on November 22. The system's Kinect-based snap commands allows players to watch TV, surf the web and check on...

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Now Playing: November 11-17, 2013

The PlayStation 4's launch gets revved up this week with Need for Speed: Rivals... Choose your platform to jump to a specific release list: ...

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