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Microsoft stops asking HBO Go, Netflix customers to pay twice

Microsoft announced this morning it will no longer keep Netflix, Hulu and other streaming apps behind the company's Xbox Live Gold paywall. "Coming in June, anyone with an Xbox will be able to access popular entertainment experiences – whether or not you have an Xbox Live Gold membership,"...

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XBL's Deals with Gold discounts Killer Instinct, Fez

This week's Deals with Gold lineup on Xbox Live spotlights Double Helix's Killer Instinct alongside a handful of standout Xbox Live Arcade releases, offering discounts of up to 80 percent off of featured games. Starting today, Killer Instinct's Combo Breaker Pack is priced at $14.99, giving Xbox...

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Deadlight now free for Xbox Live Gold members

As promised, the Tequila Works-developed survival game, Deadlight, is the latest freebie for Xbox Live Gold members. The Xbox 360 game – regularly priced at $15 – will remain free until April 30. In her review of Deadlight, Joystiq's Jess Conditt said the game "shines in its detailed...

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Xbox 360 spring sale discounts Batman games, Saints Row 4

Microsoft is cleaning out its digital shelves with a sizable sale on Xbox 360 games and add-ons this week. Ending April 21, the sale spans 11 games and hundreds of pieces of DLC. Five of the games feature popular DC comics superhero Batman in some capacity, such as 75 percent off both Batman:...

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Game of Thrones season 4 premiere free on Xbox Live this week

If you missed last weekend's premiere episode of HBO's fourth season of Game of Thrones, Microsoft is giving you a chance to catch up on Xbox Live. Starting today, the first episode of Game of Thrones' fourth season is available as a free download on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The offer is open...

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Microsoft partners with UK studio to produce sci-fi drama 'Humans'

Microsoft is pushing forward on its original television programming initiative by partnering with UK broadcaster Channel 4 and production company Kudos to create a drama series called Humans. The sci-fi drama is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's series Real...

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5-year-old breaks, improves Xbox Live security

A young boy from San Diego discovered a way to log into Xbox Live accounts without using the proper password, but instead of using this knowledge for evil, Kristoffer Von Hassel turned his exploit over to Microsoft. According to a report from local ABC affiliate KGTV, the 5-year-old Von Hassel...

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WWE 2K14, Amazing Spider-Man and DLC discounted on Xbox Live this week

This week's Xbox Live sales include two games and their associated DLC packs. Starting now through Tuesday, April 8, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can pick up WWE 2K14 for 25 percent off ($29.99 / £29.99 / 44.99 euros) and The Amazing Spider-Man at 66 percent off ($13.59 / £10.19 / 13.59...

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Play World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition for free this weekend

If you've ever wanted to cruise around in a tank but lack the funding and proper military clearance to hop inside one of the metal beasts, this weekend may be your golden opportunity thanks to the Xbox 360 incarnation of Wargaming's online hit World of Tanks. From now until midnight on...

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Xbox Live services currently 'limited' on Xbox One, Xbox 360

Microsoft has issued an Xbox Live service alert detailing an outage that currently prevents some users from purchasing digital content and accessing certain in-game features on the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Microsoft notes that content access is currently "limited" on both platforms, leaving some...

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