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Watch Major League Gaming's Raleigh Championship Sunday, live on Joystiq!

Smell that? That gentle, wafting scent in the breeze? That unique blend of concession-stand popcorn, USB and pwn? It's a specific, enticing fragrance that can only mean one thing: It's time for Major League Gaming finals, and you can watch it all live on Joystiq! All day today, teams from...

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EA Sports Live Broadcast lets you watch other people play games

EA has announced a new online service called EA Sports Live Broadcast, which will allow users to share videos online of both in-game action and out-of-game smacktalking. The service will also provide programming in the form of fights against players chosen to battle each other for prizes and online...

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Rumor: Microsoft's Live support coming to free Windows games; Minesweeper, Solitaire and more

Microsoft is allegedly preparing to implement Live functionality into the free suite of games that comes with all Windows-enabled PCs: Solitaire, Chess, Checkers, Spades, Hearts, Backgammon, Minesweeper, Purple Place, Spider Solitaire and Freecell. This tip comes courtesy of our trusted source (who...

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Impressions: Action Castle

We ask for your patience as you attempt to wrap your mind around the concept behind Action Castle: It's a text adventure akin to Zork, only the dialogue and choices are conducted by speaking -- no pen, paper or arduous typing is involved in the process. Can you comprehend that? If so, you're one...

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Visceral Games to stream Dead Space 2 panel live from PAX East

Can't make it to PAX East this year? We feel your pain -- while there are quite a few Joystiqeurs winging their way off to the East Coast to partake with Mike and Jerry and the gang, there are almost as many of us still stranded back at home with all of you. But fortunately, our friends at...

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Live from Apple's 'Latest Creation' event

So long rumors! We're live from the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco to bring you real coverage of Apple's "Latest Creation" event. Follow the complete liveblog on Engadget or stick around here for Joystiq's gaming coverage of Apple's not-so-mystery device. Wait, it plays games,...

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MS giving the gift of a stable Xbox Live this holiday

After the embarrassing fiasco that was Xbox Live Holiday '07 that resulted in a Undertow apology gift, Microsoft is committed to keeping Xbox Live up and running through the holidays without any problems. "We are well prepared for the type of growth we expect this holiday," Microsoft's Aaron...

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EA update: Forum bans do not equal in-game bans

Hey, remember last week when an Electronic Arts community manager announced that being banned from an EA forum would simultaneously ban users from playing their EA games online? Well, it's okay. All of you naughty forum dwellers can turn on the lights and open the shades, because it turns out that...

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Don't cry, Xbox Live is down on Monday

Major Nelson has informed us that Xbox Live will be undergoing maintenance starting Monday morning (or really late Sunday night, depending on your point of view) at 12:01 AM PST. The maintenance, as you might expect, is to prepare Xbox Live for the New Xbox Experience (or NXE as the kids call it)...

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Games for Windows Live goes free

This topic sure to be a hotbed of commenting action. Yesterday Microsoft announced that Games for Windows Live, the PC-based equivalent of the Xbox Live service, has changed to a completely free business model. After a lukewarm launch against PC service powerhouse Steam the Games for Live service...

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