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Japan can now buy MSpoints via cell phone

We haven't heard news such as this since the last time Microsoft was showing off the so far poorly executed Live Anywhere. Beginning Monday, the Japanese phone service provider NTT DoCoMo will allow its users to pay for MSpoints or a Gold Subscription right from their phone. Any purchases made via...

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MS explains why you can't use exact change on XBL

We're going to be honest with you: We hate MS points. It's not because they're inconvenient, if anything, they're too convenient, and far too easy to spend. Whenever we get a mittful of them it's like when we go to another country where the money looks so dissimilar to our own that we just pretend...

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Fanswag: Win Xbox Live Gold and MS Points

[Update: Our winners have been chosen and comments are now closed. Once we receive verification from said winners, we will post their names for all to see (and envy).] Well kiddies, it's finally time to start giving away the copious goodies we won in the Wing Commander Arena tournament. We've got...

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Win free MS points from TheMan661

TheMan661, otherwise known as simply Frank, is offering up 1600 Microsoft Points to a lucky commenter with his Show Me The Money Points Contest. All you have to do is post a comment with either email address in the appropriate (mandatory) field, or if you'd rather have him message you over Xbox...

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Sony to offer pre-paid PSN vouchers in Japan

Those dying to download Marl Oukoku no Ningyou Hime (and who isn't?) from the Japanese PlayStation Network will now find another payment option nestled in the aisles of the nearest convenience store. IGN reports that PlayStation Network Tickets will soon be procurable from convenience stores and...

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Microsoft unleashes 4000-point Marketplace cards

With the upgrade of the Xbox 360 hard drive comes an upgrade to the retail marketplace card as well. Not content having a 1600-point-per-card cap, Microsoft has created a card worth 4000 points now available online at Circuit City. The card will retail for $49.99 -- since 4000 MS points converts to...

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Poll: how much do you spend on MS Points?

Update: This poll is now closed. Check out the latest Fancast for our discussion of the results. You can view the final results after the break. So, putting together a little tax info this morning, I decided to check out how much money I'd spent on Xbox 360 related things. $299 for a Core System (I...

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Aquazone publisher fishing for MS Points, 5000 MS Points!

EA could learn a thing or two from Frontier Works. The publisher of Aquazone released its Japanese aquarium sim with only 480 unlockable Achievement Points. To get the rest, players need to hit Xbox Live Marketplace and start paying. Recently, an additional 400 points were made available through the...

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Joystiq review: Assault Heroes (XBLA)

It really is quite unnerving how rapidly a game like Assault Heroes can expose a terrifying desire, possibly even an instinct, amongst every single gamer alive. Perhaps it's just common sense, but when something moves, we absolutely have to kill it. Whether it's a tank, an alien, a robot or just a...

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RoboBlitz hitting Xbox Live Arcade this week

Another new franchise is arriving on Xbox Live Arcade this week, one that notably boasts robots, explosions, and in certain circumstances, exploding robots. Developed by Naked Sky Entertainment, RoboBlitz sees you guiding a charming little contraption through all manner of gear-grating,...

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