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Watch election coverage on Xbox Live, get avatar armor

Xbox Live Rewards members that tune in to live election coverage via Xbox Live on three of four scheduled dates will receive Halo 4 Warrior armor for their avatars. Viewers will be able to participate in live polling as well as present poll questions via Twitter using the hashtag #XboxPoll. The fou...

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Election 2012 coverage comes to Xbox Live August 27

Your Xbox 360 could just serve as your hub for 2012 US election season, Microsoft has announced. Beginning August 27, Xbox Live members will be able to access the Election 2012 hub, which promises to include NBC News coverage, information about candidates, daily polls and live coverage of the presi...

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Obama goes with Just Dance 3 over Dance Central, shames a nation

Socialist US President Barack Obama was caught purchasing French-developed Just Dance 3 for the Japanese-designed Nintendo Wii console this past week. Thankfully, the desperate last-minute shopping trip to a local Best Buy for his daughters, Malia and Sasha, kept him away from putting more Americ...

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Obama launches national STEM game design challenge

Announced late last year, the National STEM Video Game Challenge is now underway. The challenge asks both established developers and middle schoolers to come up with a video game design that incorporates STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and math) and encourages learning in its areas ...

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This Week on the Nintendo Channel: Barabbid Obama

There aren't many new videos to watch in this week's Nintendo Channel update that you haven't already seen online, but Ubisoft does give us a quick look at creating "Barabbid Obama" -- or just "R'Obama," in the streetz -- in Rabbids Go Home, the obvious highlight in this week's post. Oh, and we do...

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Microsoft speaks out on Obama's Xbox remarks

President Obama hasn't exactly been known for his positive stance on kids playing tons of video games (even though he owns a Wii and ran campaign ads on Xbox Live, ahem). Recently in a speech given to the NAACP, he pointedly noted that parents should be "putting away the Xbox," as well as other cr...

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Obama plays BrickBreaker ... on a military-grade smartphone

Bastion of hard news, Star Magazine, reports that President Obama may have an ulterior motive for wanting his (very fancy) smartphone: gaming. The article quotes a "confidante" who reveals Obama plays BrickBreaker on the device "to unwind," and that the freshly inaugurated leader does so "every ni...

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NBA ballers get custom PS3s during NBA All-Star event

It must be nice to be a celebrity. Apart from the beautiful people you're no doubt surrounded by all of the time, you get showered with free gifts ... constantly. Like, a super badass PS3 that we wish we owned! That's just what a handful of NBA players received at a recent event, co-sponsored by So...

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Street Fighter Online DLC includes 'Obama' skin

Online fighter Street Fighter Online: Mouse Generation is offering up some goodies in time for Valentine's Day. First up are some chocolate avatars for use in-game. We're not sure why you'd want one, but hey, that's your business. More interesting is a piece of DLC that provides players with an in...

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Obama sets up 'Wii Station' for Super Bowl party

Well, to be clear, he probably didn't set it up, he probably has people for that (we hope). But whether he was plugging in RCAs or just waving his scepter at the help, new president Barack Obama was responsible for the best sentence we've read all day: "The New York Times reports Obama set up a 'W...

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