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Project Spark, Microsoft's free game creation game, hits Windows 8 and Xbox One

The free-to-play “digital sandbox” lets users build their own games and share them with the world.

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Report: Xbox Entertainment Studios not quite dead yet

The Hollywood Reporter says that Microsoft is in talks with Warner Bros. to revive its shuttered business for developing original video content.

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Microsoft shuts down Xbox Entertainment Studios video team as part of layoffs

One of the first to fall as part of Microsoft's layoffs is its Xbox Entertainment Studios, although some of the company's flagship media offerings will remain unscathed.

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Microsoft carves out room for Xbox amid productivity push

But how committed is Microsoft in the long-term, now that its focus has shifted?

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How to watch the Bonnaroo Music Festival live online all weekend long

Bonnaroo is one of the biggest music festivals of the year, and you can watch it live on your TV, PC, or mobile device. Here's how.

For Microsoft's Xbox One, the focus is on games at E3

When head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer said the company's presentation at E3 2014 would be all about games, he wasn't kidding.

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Microsoft's E3 mantra: Games, games, and more games (but few surprises)

Microsoft held a press event to mark the start of the E3 gaming expo Monday, and nearly every one of the event's 90 minutes was focused on games instead of hardware.

E3 2014: For Microsoft's Xbox One there's a single focus

When head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer took the stage ahead of E3 and said the company's presentation would be all about games this year, he wasn't kidding. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Next generation of gaming consoles could fit in your pocket

Advances in development tools and mobile hardware are making mobile devices a lot more attractive to game makers.

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Microsoft promises Xbox Live Gold refunds to disgruntled fans

If you paid for Xbox Live Gold simply to stream Netflix or Hulu on your Xbox One, Microsoft will pay you back if you wish to drop it.

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Microsoft adding 'All Sources' music locker to OneDrive

That's according to a Chinese tech site, which dug around OneDrive's source code and found a feature that lets you upload music files for streaming on an Xbox console.

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Microsoft's Xbox chief shoots down gaming handheld idea

Xbox chief Phil Spencer puts the kibosh on a dedicated portable Xbox console, instead implying that Windows Phone is the future.