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PS3 controller goes 'metallic gold' at GameStop

All right, here's the setup for a classic prank. First, buy this GameStop-exclusive "metallic gold" PS3 controller when it comes out in October. Then, invite a friend over. When he or she is out of the room, swap the normal PS3 controller you were using for this new one, then start crying loudly....

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Paramount pulls back the curtain on its movie-streaming app for Xbox

Another app for streaming movies debuts on Xbox 360 today. The Paramount Movies app allows you to watch purchased and rented movies – both in standard and high-definition formats – from Paramount's website. Yes, before you can watch anything through the app, you'll need to go through...

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Xbox Live Gold membership 40 percent off on Amazon, Newegg

One-year Xbox Live Gold memberships are $36 right now on Amazon, down 40 percent from the standard price of $60. Three-month subscriptions are 23 percent off, for $19.16 now as well. Newegg is matching Amazon's deal on 12-month memberships, offering up to five per customer at $36 a pop. Not that...

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Minecraft has gone gold

We knew it was coming, but to finally hear that Minecraft has completed its year-long beta-testing phase and successfully transformed itself into a retail product brings a tiny cubed tear to our square, pixelated eyes. If you're already a crafty crafter, Minecraft Version 1.0's release client...

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PSA: Change your Gamertag on the cheap in this week's deal

Now, for a reading from the Book of MS, chapter eight, verse two: And lo, Microsoft had decreed the identities of the people were in peril, 'Those who wish to be renamed shall have it so and I shall not want for much,' And the people came, papers of identification in hand, They bestowed...

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Happy Canada Day from Xbox Live! Here, have some Gold

Happy Canada Day weekend! Xbox Live is celebrating the unification of North America's great upper frontier with a free Gold weekend for all Canadians, starting July 2 and ending July 4. All Gold features are unlocked for Canadian Live members this weekend (that means right now), so get down...

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Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold

Normally, we wouldn't consider it news when a game "goes gold" in time for its appointed release date. But when the game in question is Duke Nukem Forever, we feel compelled to report all evidence of an actual game -- with a modicum of skepticism, of course -- until the vulgar little adventure is...

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The Behemoth's 'Tournament of Champions' giving away a gold-plated Xbox 360

Take a good, hard look at your Xbox 360. Look at it, sitting in your entertainment center. It is plain. That, friend, is a pauper's gaming console. The Behemoth is offering you a chance to add some much-needed regality to your gaming experience: As part of its "Tournament of Champions" contest, the...

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Xbox Live 12 Month Messenger Gold Pack for less gold

Are you late to the Xbox Live game? If you've been delaying the jump to Gold membership (which you can try for free right now), this might be what you've been waiting for. The kit includes a 12-month Xbox Live gold subscription card (retails for $49.99), the Xbox Live Text Messaging Kit that...

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The Saboteur goes gold despite developer going dark

Though The Saboteur developer Pandemic Studios is losing its 200-person staff, the company's final game has just "gone gold" across Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. In a post on the studio's forums, Community Manager Mathew Everett noted that while "this has been a very difficult week for Pandemic...

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