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Control 360 with your Voice

One Voice Technologies has developed a means to control your Xbox 360 with the power of your voice. Media Center Communicator v3 for Windows Vista was announced yesterday, and can control up to five Xbox 360s with your voice commands. While having a variety of PC related features, MCC v3 allows...

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Vista casual game problems are 'grossly overstated'

Earlier this week, WildTangent CEO, Alex St. John, lashed out against Windows Vista and claimed that most casual games were drowing in the moat surrounding the operating system's impenetrable castle. With many downloadable titles lacking official ESRB ratings, St. John suggested that Vista's...

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Windows Vista launches with megaton title

Today marks the launch of Vista and the killer app that will bring it into the home of millions of gamers. No, not Reversi ... it's Klondike Solitaire! Wired has taken a look back on the history of this incredible franchise which debuted way back on the Windows 3.0 operating system in 1990. The...

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Bill Gates headed for Daily Show on Monday

Just in time for the launch of Microsoft's new game enabled operating system, Windows Vista, Bill Gates will be on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Monday. We imagine Billy boy will take a little time to tout the success of the Xbox 360 as well. Who knows, if we're lucky, we might even get to hear...

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New image from Master Chief's Monday Night invasion

Let's see, he's got the crouched position down pat, and that armor could probably withstand a direct hit from Joey Porter or Richard Seymour. Heck, even the guy's name is synonymous with the sport (in Kansas City, anyway). But is Master Chief -- cue Hank Williams, Jr. -- really ready for some...

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Gears of War coming to PC ... maybe

In the latest holiday issue of PC Gamer magazine, there is a Microsoft advertisement showing a retail display for the "Games for Windows" PC games. And what game is pictured on the lower shelf squeezed between the PC versions of Shadowrun and Age of Empires III? Gears of War, you silly goose! This...

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Microsoft sticks a fork in Vista, it's done

Back in 2001, Vista was a faint -- but sparkling -- glimmer in the software giant's glassy eyes. Now, after multiple delays and feature reductions, Microsoft's latest release of Windows is ready for the world. Sure, it doesn't look quite like they thought it would, back when it was still called...

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Nvidia releases graphics card with physics ability

Nvidia launched a new line of GPU and motherboard products today, the GeForce 8800 and nForce 680 respectively. The hardware looks good, but these sorts of press events are big on hype; we'll have to wait until the card and motherboard make it out to the wild for detailed assessments. The wait, at...

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Download Vista RC2 now

Gamers on the bleeding-edge (read: will sell blood for DirectX 10 video card) can download Windows Vista RC2. Microsoft says that this will be the final public update before Vista ships to retail; freeloaders, this is your last chance. Vista claims to be a significant update for gamers, but we're...

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A peek at Microsoft in Leipzig

Major Nelson has dumped a bunch of photos of the Xbox booth resort at the Leipzig Games Convention into his Flickr account. The installment features an Xbox Live users' hangout (pictured), pimp Flight Simulator X setup, giant hamster wheel, and of course, VIP tent. Microsoft's GC 2006 press briefing...

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