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Games developers get translation plug-in for Unity

Games developers using Unity Technologies' cross-platform tools can now access a translation plug-in in beta that could expand their products' geographical reach.

Fable: Legends

Microsoft announces hefty list of AAA Xbox One launch titles

Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, Call of Duty, Dead Rising -- these are just the first four titles in the 23 Microsoft plans to have available at the launch of the Xbox One.

EA brings full refunds to Origin, its PC games store, in an ongoing quest for gamer love

In a virtually unheard of move among digital download services, EA will let you return games you buy via its Origin download service. Take that, Steam!

Ditching your 360? Amazon offers Xbox One game upgrades for $10

If you buy one of this year's hot titles on the Xbox 360, Amazon will let you trade it (and $10) in for its Xbox One counterpart.



New variation of old malware steals log-in credentials from Steam users

A new variant of the Ramnit financial malware is using local Web browser injections in order to steal log-in credentials for Steam accounts, according to researchers from security firm Trusteer.

It's game over for Games for Windows Live: Microsoft shutters PC marketplace

Microsoft shutters the marketplace for its PC games distribution service, effectively plunging it into limbo.

Jason Holtman (Left) at GDC

Valve Steam's former chief joins Microsoft

Jason Holtman's LinkedIn account confirms that he is now working within Microsoft in 'PC Gaming and Entertainment Strategy.'

AMD's new gaming bundle is a game in itself

AMD discards its fixed list of games that are bundled with AMD graphics cards, moving to a system where users can choose--or gamble that new titles will be added in the future.

Zynga flattens management structure, three execs will leave

Three top executives of struggling Zynga will move out of the company, as the games developer aims to flatten its management structure.

Microsoft hides the Xbox One's DVR (and other killer features) behind a paywall

If you want the best the Xbox One has to offer, you'll need an Xbox Live Gold subscription.

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Chinese gamers think Plants vs. Zombies 2 is too hard, accuse developers of discrimination

A Chinese edition of Plants vs. Zombies 2 has been criticized for being too tough, forcing users to buy in-game items to get to the next level.


Xbox Enforcement United

Xbox team creates community deputies to fight trolls

Meet Xbox Enforcement United, a community posse of users who Microsoft has asked to help clean up its user base.

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Nvidia Shield review roundup: Iffy software holds back the handheld's beautiful hardware

The Nvidia Shield gaming handheld can play Android games and stream full-fledged PC games from GeForce graphics cards, but reviewers say both experiences are a mixed bag.