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GTR giving away a Halo 3 Zune for 100th episode

It's time to un-cork the champagne and celebrate! Our pals over at Gamertag Radio are celebrating their 100th episode by showing listeners some love and giving away a limited edition Halo 3 Zune. And all you have to do to enter the giveaway is listen to the podcast and send in your honest opinion of...

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Gamertag Radio marks 100th episode with Halo 3 Zune giveaway

Look at it. Admit that there's a part of you that wants that Halo 3 Zune. We don't care what you're a fanboy of, when you look at that box, that branding, that helmet (not included) your primal geek senses activate. Of course, that's when your primal wallet sense kicks in and suggests that you may...

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Twitter your Xbox 360 gamertag

Are you caught up in the Twitter craze? It's a program akin to an away message or status update, telling people what you are doing (or, at least, what you want people to think you are doing). Self-proclaimed code / tea / etc. man Duncan Mackenzie has found a way to tie in his love of Twitter with h...

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Live ID lameness rears ugly head once more

If your gamertag is saddled with a Hotmail or MSN email address, you may know of the unbreakable bond between them. Discovered long ago, it is impossible to associate your gamertag with a new email address if your Windows Live ID was automatically created by a Microsoft site like Hotmail or MSN. Be...

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Custom jacket featuring your gamertag ... sweetness

Being a Xbox MVP must be life, not only do you get a bunch of respect from the community, but you also get one sweet jacket from Microsoft. DeaconBlade over at Unscripted 360 received a special gift from Redmond, a custom Xbox 360 jacket featuring his very own gamertag lovingly detailed on the back....

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Some Xbox Live accounts hacked [update 1]

Over the weekend a group of hackers hijacked Windows Live IDs through Bungie.net and supposedly took over all accounts associated within those IDs. ZDNet.com compiled a list of sources who are confirming such hacks after a security researcher over at Digital Munition released a full disclosure repor...

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The psychology behind you and your Gamertag

Playing on Xbox Live introduces you to a plethora of personalities, cultures, and interesting people. And unless you've been living under the 360's power brick, you know that on Xbox Live your online identity is your Gamertag. But what does your Gamertag really tell others about you? The guys over a...

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Lost Planet multiplayer patch March 9

Having failed to satisfy players with its preliminary efforts, Capcom has announced an upcoming Lost Planet multiplayer patch that promises to improve community building efforts. Icons will now single out the match's weakest links, making it easier for hosts to identify which players to boot; a flas...

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Games for Windows Vista: how the new brand & OS will change PC gaming [update 1]

We recently sat down with Games for Windows (GFW) Marketing Director Kevin Unangst and PR Manager Michael Wolf for a brief pre-launch tour of gaming on Vista. Admittedly, the implementation hasn't changed much since we first previewed Vista nearly a year ago. Even so, from a GUI-perspective, Vista ...

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More evidence Live Anywhere reaching Zune?

Digging through the source code of Zune.net a curious mole stumbled upon an intriguing line of code that referenced the production domain: "gamercard.zune.net." Perhaps it's just lazy (copy/paste) coding, as a Generation Zune commenter points out -- Xbox.com's source has the same line of code, with ...

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