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Microsoft multimedia exec Blair Westlake resigns

The man who oversaw Microsoft's licensing of TV, movies, and music for services including Xbox is no longer at the company. As Variety reports, former Corporate VP of Media & Entertainment Blair Westlake said Microsoft's future plans didn't align with his expertise. "It has become clear to...

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PSA: Dragon's Crown cross-play update now on PS3, PS Vita

The cross-play update for Dragon's Crown is live. If you purchased Dragon's Crown on either PS3 or PS Vita, you'll find you can now install the update and play on the other system at no extra cost. Dragon's Crown is a 2D beat-em-up developed by Japanese outfit Vanillaware, the same studio who...

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Sony considers splitting the company after proposed IPO

Sony executives are considering splitting the company's entertainment and electronics divisions, following billionaire Daniel Loeb's proposed initial public offering of its entertainment business. The entertainment arm includes all PlayStation properties, alongside Sony's film and music businesses....

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Report: G4 to become the Esquire channel

Cable network G4 will be rebranded as the Esquire channel, acquiring the magazine's name and branding sometime in the early part of next year, The Hollywood Reporter, uhm, reports. The deal has been finalized between G4-owner NBCUniversal and Esquire-owner Hearst Corporation, according to The...

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Metal Gear Rising Revengeance pre-order at GameStop lets you dress up like Gray Fox

Wait, you've only got one suit of robotic armor in your closet? What are you, some kinda poor? GameStop is offering to double your wardrobe with the Cyborg Ninja costume – if you pre-order Metal Gear Rising Revengeace. The GameStop-exclusive skin (for now, anyway) is modeled after the Cyborg...

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Xbox 360 has generated more than $56 billion in retail

Microsoft has sold 67 million Xbox 360 consoles since its launch in 2005, raking in more than $56 billion at retail. Kinect has sold 19 million units and Xbox Live has 40 million members, leaving us to question what the remaining 27 million people are doing with their Xboxes if they aren't...

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Study: Xbox 360 most popular non-PC device for watching video ads

The Xbox 360 is the most popular non-PC device for viewing online video, beating out iOS and Android handhelds, according to a study by online-video ad company Freewheel. Freewheel measured "professional content" only, meaning video that runs with ads -- meaning it really conducted a study on how...

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Zombies say cheese for Resident Evil Chronicles HD Collection screens

Is it just us, or is that one zombie smiling for the camera? If you ignore the hellish glowing eyes and the rotting flesh, you'd think he was just chilling at a friend's birthday party. Maybe he's just happy his game is in HD now....

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Infamous 2: Festival of Blood gets Truly Bloody this October [update: trailer!]

Electro-monster Cole from Infamous 2 is now an electro-vampire in Infamous 2: Festival of Blood, available on PSN this October. In this downloadable game, New Marais is infested by vampires. Cole is bitten, and must find the head vampire before the night ends, to reverse his condition. Does...

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Nielsen: US spending less on games, more on outdoor activities

Bad news, friends: We're losing. That's the only way we can digest the latest Nielsen consumer spending report, in which it was revealed that the US national entertainment budget share for games dropped from 9.3 percent in 2009 to 8.5 percent in 2010. Meanwhile, spending on activities that actually...

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