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GameStop stock takes hit following Xbox One used game story

Microsoft's plans for the used games market on the newly announced Xbox One were a roller coaster ride this afternoon, with GameStop being the one to lose its lunch on the ride. The company's stock started an immediate dip once the news began to circulate that the console wouldn't support used...

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Xbox One pre-orders, info lists live via Game, Amazon, Microsoft Store

We don't know when it's coming out, but the Xbox One is available for pre-order at European retailers Game and Zavvi. It's also up for "pre-order notifications" on Amazon, the Microsoft Store, GameStop and Best Buy. Best Buy's ad lists the Xbox One with a "holiday 2013" release window, though all...

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Xbox One uses non-removable hard drive, supports external USB storage

Microsoft senior director of product planning Albert Penello confirmed with Engadget that the upcoming Xbox One console will ship with 500GB of non-removable, non-replaceable integrated storage. He assures, however, that alternative storage solutions are available. While users will be unable to...

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Huffpost Live tackles Xbox One with our reviews editor, Richard Mitchell [Update: watch the replay]

Update: The live segment is over, but you can watch the recording right here. Huffpost Live is diving into today's Xbox One announcement at 6:20 ET tonight – right now, even – for Tech Tuesday. Of course the Huffpost team needs an expert on the matter, so it brought in Joystiq...

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Xbox One: Everything from Microsoft's Xbox reveal event

Microsoft's Xbox reveal event went down today, where the company unveiled its next Xbox, called the Xbox One. It's a cloud-based machine sporting an improved Kinect camera, along with a redesigned controller with a new d-pad and integrated battery compartment. The console itself has a Blu-ray...

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Microsoft's message to indies with Xbox One: 'It was sort of weird'

Microsoft's reveal of its next-gen console, the Xbox One, was high on broad entertainment apps such as Skype, interactive programming, media management and Kinect-powered features. Games saw a smaller showing, with two new announcements and a trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Indie games got an...

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Xbox One can update Achievements in response to player behavior

The Xbox One's connection to the cloud can alter a game's Achievements in response to player behavior, Microsoft has revealed at its ongoing unveiling event in Redmond. Dan Greenawalt, Creative Director at Forza developer Turn 10 Studios, cited the "I took an arrow to the knee" meme as an example...

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Xbox One welcomes 1000 friends

Are you too popular for the Xbox 360? The Xbox One is here for you with an expanded friends list limit of 1000, as revealed by Microsoft Support's official Twitter account. That's ten times the limit on Xbox 360, so even the most beloved of gamers should be placated. [Thanks, Dan]...

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Battlefield 4 launching on October 29, both it and Destiny coming to Xbox One

Battlefield 4 has announced via its Facebook page that the game will launch on October 29 of this year. In addition to versions on the PC, Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4, the team has also confirmed the game will be coming to Microsoft's newly announced Xbox One console. The Xbox...

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Xbox One lets you play 'immediately' during installs, suspend and resume games [update]

Info on Microsoft's 'Meet Xbox One' page reveals the newly unveiled console allows you to play 'immediately as games install.' The Xbox One can install games to the console's 500GB hard drive. According to one report the console may require games to be installed, with a fee required if you want to...

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