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Titanfall pushes Guinness World Record holder to 1,000,000 Gamerscore

Raymond Cox - or Stallion83 as he's known on Xbox Live, Twitter and Twitch - has reached a level of gamer previously thought unobtainable. We've seen gamers, even Super Gamers. Cox showed us back in August 2011 what it looked like when a Super Gamer ascended past a Super Gamer - or, you could just ...

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All Xbox One games follow 'same policies' for Achievements [Update]

Update: A Microsoft representative gave Joystiq the following statement: "On Xbox One, developers can choose to award up to 1000 Gamerscore at release for any game, including downloadable digital titles. They can also choose to add more achievements and Gamerscore via DLC and new content releases, ...

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Xbox One not backwards compatible with 360 discs/XBLA purchases; Gamerscore does transfer

Microsoft's minty-fresh Xbox One will be unable to play Xbox 360 discs, nor will your multitude of Xbox Live Arcade purchases transfer to the new machine, our friends at Engadget have learned. The incompatibility is due to the fact that the Xbox One runs on x86 processor architecture, whereas th...

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Xbox Live rewarding Gamerscore with rebates and birthday gifts

Xbox Live Rewards is now offering players rebates on Marketplace purchases, based on their Gamerscore. Gold members with more than 25000 Achievement Points get 2 percent back (in Microsoft Points) on Xbox Live purchases made each month. Gold members with more than 10000 APs get a 1 percent rebate, ...

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Xbox Live users report Gamerscores dropping to zero, MS aware of the issue [Update: potential fixes]

Some Xbox Live users are finding a nasty surprise today: their Gamerscores and Achievement lists showing up as totally empty -- an ironic twist after news of a Gamerscore increase for XBLA games. Tips are pouring in from concerned 360 owners. Microsoft is already working on it, noting on its suppor...

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Achievement policy changing for XBLA titles, raising Gamerscore allotment [update: confirmed]

Microsoft will allegedly raise the Gamerscore and number of Achievements allowed for Xbox Live Arcade titles shortly. Xbox360Achievements.org reports, via an inside source, the base Gamerscore allotment will be raised from 200 to 400, with a max of 30 Achievements available per title instead of 20....

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Top Gamerscore(r) crosses 600,000

You know, the word hero gets thrown around a lot, and in the process it's lost some of its meaning. Some of its power. But we're not sure the term has ever been more accurately applied than it is to Raymond Cox, whose record-breaking Gamerscore has just reached the milestone of 600,000. Cox cro...

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Achievements top on Xbox Live Indie devs' wish lists

Gamasutra rounded up six of the precious few standout developers of Xbox Live Indie Games (XBLIG) to discuss the continually promising but frequently embattled platform. Camille Guermonprez of Arkedo Studios praised XBLIG as "fast and easy to use" and Xona Games' Matthew Doucette noted that "deve...

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The guy with the half-million Gamerscore

The only slightly avid gamer Stallion83 (we can only assume Stallion1 through 82 died due to severe thumb inflammation) is half-way to his goal of achieving one million Gamerscore on Xbox 360, having hit the 500,000 mark in Achievement points on Friday. The (long) journey to the half-million milest...

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Bungie update images add 250 Gamerscore, 10 'Cheevos to Halo: Reach

This week's Bungie.net news update brought with it more than just info about Halo: Reach's Xbox Live stats -- it also featured a couple of screens showing an extra 10 Achievements and 250 Gamerscore for the just released title. In a segment explaining how to install the game to the 360's hard drive...

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