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PSA: PayPal now works for purchases on Xbox.com

If using a credit card online rubs you the wrong way -- or your extreme laziness prevents you from leaving your home to purchase a points card -- PayPal can now be used to buy Microsoft Points on Xbox.com. There are a few caveats to the new option, however: The new payment method is only available...

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New Halo Wars Achievements reveal new maps (again)

For all you negative Nancys out there who just couldn't believe it when we told you that Halo Wars itself had revealed some upcoming maps, here's some more proof for you. New achievements have popped up on the Xbox.com Halo Wars page in the UK, and they reveal -- wait for it -- new maps. The names...

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Mass Effect pops up early on XBL Games on Demand service

It appears as though Microsoft's plans for an August launch of its Games on Demand service is popping up a bit early. Why just this morning, we spotted a listing for the already confirmed Mass Effect (sporting its snazzy new Platinum Hits packaging) in our Xbox.com Marketplace RSS feed....

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New Xbox.com spoiling secret Achievements

After running into some significant (and now fixed) issues on Xbox Live Marketplace, it looks like there are still more kinks to be worked out of Xbox.com since the Xbox Live maintenance earlier this week. Tipster soulpopped reports that secret Achievements are showing up on gamercards, regardless...

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'Games on Demand' section arrives on Xbox.com

It appears the "Games on Demand" section has replaced "Xbox Originals" on Xbox.com marketplace. We're not exactly sure if this is a rebranding of Xbox Originals, but the title of the section would imply that all downloadable games -- which will include Xbox 360 titles in August -- will reside in...

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Xbox.com gets redesigned My Xbox section

If you've logged on to the My Xbox section of Xbox.com today, you probably noticed that it's received a little face-lift since yesterday's maintenance. There aren't any major new features -- and none were promised -- but the layout has changed to gel a little bit more with the look of the NXE. As...

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Details build on Lego Rock Band, 'rock challenges' not for squares

Though we've known about Lego Rock Band -- more or less, that is -- since early this year, an Xbox.com listing for the game has revealed a few more tidbits to satiate our non-stop hunger for more info on the title. For starters, the game's progression has been revealed as incorporating the Lego...

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PSA: Xbox.com having billing issues [update]

According to Major Nelson's Twitter account -- with an official post on the way -- Xbox.com is currently experiencing some billing issues. Apparently, some users may have trouble buying MS Points, using Points, redeeming tokens or managing accounts. As of this writing, we weren't even able to sign...

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Galactrix may not arrive Feb. 25, Xbox.com is a big fat liar

Much like Xbox.com's fiction about an Exit 2 release today, it was apparently also being a lying liar telling fibs about Galactrix's release next week. Siliconera spoke to a representative for redundant publisher, D3 Publisher, which informed the site it had "not confirmed" a date for the XBLA...

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You got Avatar in my Xbox.com! [update]

Update: It looks like the online Marketplace is now viewable as well. Hey kids, remember the Xbox.com maintenance that went on earlier today? Oh, you say you were asleep. Well, it's not a big deal or anything, but we thought we would inform you that your Xbox.com profile page now displays your...

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