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Audio proof of one man's 11 dead Xbox 360s

As Microsoft dances around the Xbox 360 hardware failure class action lawsuit just begging to happen, 1UP has one more piece of "anecdotal" evidence to throw on the pyre. They offer up the tale of Justin Lowe and his 11 failed Xbox 360s. "No, that's impossible!" scream the fanboys in their best Lu...

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Continuous Play??? protects your system from your evil little sister

You know those extended service warranties that Best Buy tries to force on you? Well, it looks like Sony's also getting into the business, with their new Continuous Play service in Europe. The service gives "full protection for your PlayStation system from damage caused by mishaps." Impressively, ...

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Square Enix mini game service

If the recent barrage of games from Square Enix hasn't sated your appetite for all things chocobo-related, you'll want to be signing up for Game Town, their new mini-game service. The site is currently in beta, with Japanese registration forms. Luckily, IGN has posted a guide on how to sign up wit...

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Microsoft 'enhances' Xbox 360 support

Next Generation tells us about Microsoft's new-and-improved Xbox 360 warranty support, including faster service and something the company calls "cost-free shipping." (As opposed to fat-free, perhaps?) Microsoft is also offering to replace any first-party 360 game discs that are damaged -- even if it...

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$40 XBL Vision camera & UNO bundle detailed by MS source along with prices & dates for other 360 accessories

Our friendly anonymous source at Microsoft has provided us with a few more details concerning the 360 accessories announced back at E3. Perhaps the most important involves the bundling of the Xbox Live Vision camera with a wired headset, the popular Live Arcade title UNO, and a month of Live Gold se...

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Will Sony charge for online gameplay?

An astute observation by x360Central (and a few readers as well) points out the absence of online gameplay and matchmaking from Sony's "Basic Community Services." These were outlined at E3 last week, but we never explicitly heard about the former features. This brings up the flamebait regarding the...

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