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Xbox Live Indie Games store now falls under Games & Demos section

In a remarkably quick 180 (for the 360), Microsoft has moved its Xbox Live Indie Games channel back into the "Games & Demos" section of Xbox Live Marketplace. When the fall Dashboard update hit Xbox 360 last week, the Indie Games channel was swept into the "Specialty Shops" section, alongside...

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New Xbox Dashboard adds updated piracy measures

The latest Xbox 360 Dashboard update didn't just make the Avatars taller and give you the ability to navigate its menus with your mind -- it also made the illicit enterprise of pirates just a little bit more difficult. According to Digital Foundry, the hardware now institutes a series of checks,...

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Sound off: New Xbox 360 Dashboard

You're going to see a lot of know-it-alls like us weighing in on the new Xbox 360 Dashboard over the next few days, with all our big highfalutin words and our fancy silk cravats. But honestly, who cares what us eggheads think? Isn't the important question: what do you think? In that spirit, we...

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Xbox Live Fall Dashboard update coming November 1

Looks like the handful of folks with early Kinect games who're locked out of Xbox Live won't have too much longer to wait -- Microsoft emailed fall Dashboard preview users last night with the announcement that the forthcoming Xbox Live update will go public on November 1. "On November 1, 2010,...

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Xbox Live friend limit to increase to 1000, Xbox Germany says [Update: Not in next update, says Major Nelson]

It looks like our brilliant plan to stop playing Halo 2 (which was helped along by Microsoft's removal of Live support for Xbox 1 games) worked! According to a deleted Facebook announcement from Xbox Germany, the friend list cap on Xbox Live is being boosted from a paltry 100 to a ridiculous 1,000....

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PSA: Xbox 360 fall update preview is live

The preview program for the upcoming Xbox 360 Dashboard update is now live. Registrants, who were accepted into the program via the Microsoft Connect survey service, will be prompted to download the update upon singing into Xbox Live on their consoles. The preview features the updated Dashboard UI...

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Video tour: Xbox 360 Fall 2010 Dashboard update

Join us in our video preview of the upcoming Xbox 360 Dashboard update. While Microsoft keeps the Kinect component under wraps, we've got plenty to show you: there's the promised ESPN content, updated Netflix functionality (now featuring "search") and, of course, the new Dashboard UI. Oh, and...

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Video: Xbox 360's new dashboard, Avatar editor

We had a peek at the upcoming Xbox 360 dashboard update back when the Kinect beta began, but the video after the break represents one of the most detailed looks we've seen so far. Apart from some aesthetic tweaks -- dig that swirly new boot sequence -- the interface remains unchanged for the most...

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Sources: Kinect beta kits going out, Dashboard update live for participants (with pics!) [Update: and video!]

That email purportedly sent out by Microsoft a couple weeks back inviting its recipients into a Kinect beta program? Yeah -- it was legit. Joystiq has received corroborating evidence confirming the program, including pictures of the promised Kinect-enabled Dashboard update running on a...

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Redesigned Xbox Avatar appears ready to Kinect with you

You know how sometimes people go "away" for the summer, and then when they come back they look ... totally different? Well, Major Nelson's Xbox Live Avatar didn't go anywhere but has seemingly undergone one such full body makeover -- as evidenced by the above comparison between the bobble-headed...

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