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5-year-old hacks Xbox, becomes Microsoft 'security researcher'

The boy got in via a glitch in the password verification screen

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Another Halo project minus Neil Blomkamp, Amazon lays down the hammer of judgment, and Oculus takes a big bite out of Valve—this is all the game news fit to print for the week of March 31.

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Unity beta program helps game developers with Windows Phone 8.1

Unity for Windows Phone 8.1 is available for experienced developers

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Oculus VR's John Carmack takes to the Internet, defends deal with Facebook

Was it only a matter of time before a large company scooped up Oculus VR? According to the company's CTO, the answer is yes.

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World Tech Update: Microsoft puts Office on the iPad and Facebook's $2 billion VR bet

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

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Missing Pieces: Oculus overload, Titanfall cheater island, and COD meets Ahnold

Predators, burning goats, and Wimbledon--this is all the gaming news that's fit to print in a round-up for the week of March 24.

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Hands-on: Lego Minifigures Online could bankrupt every parent on Earth

Hey kids, buy this toy and you get another character in the online game! Genius.

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Windows Phones to get better gaming, battery with DirectX 12

Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says

Minecraft creator cancels Oculus Rift port talks after Facebook buy

The creator of Minecraft says any hope of bringing the popular world-building game to the Oculus Rift is out now that Facebook bought Oculus VR.

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Rapid Reaction: Facebook buys Oculus

Jason Snell and Philip Michaels react to Facebook's $2B purchase of VR-headset maker Oculus.

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Xbox One's price disadvantage disappears with new bundle

Best Buy and Walmart are offering a bundle that makes Microsoft's Xbox One cheaper than the Sony Playstation 4.

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World Tech Update: Sony enters VR gaming with Project Morpheus, Google's new Android Wear

Virtual reality startup Oculus releases a new Rift development kit

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Meet the future of PC graphics: Microsoft reveals faster, console-like DirectX 12

Witness the future of gaming graphics: Leaner, meaner, and closer to the metal.