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Windows 10 powers up PC gaming with DirectX 12, native DVR, deep Xbox integration

The walls are being torn down between PC gamers and Xbox gamers.

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Sony: PlayStation Network is back online now, really

The company had suggested the online gaming service would be fully restored on Saturday, but that forecast proved to be too optimistic.

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Microsoft starts accepting Bitcoin payments for Windows Store, Xbox, Windows Phone

Bitcoin is accepted by Microsoft only in the U.S. for now.

Microsoft's Work & Play Bundle collects flagship Office, Xbox, and Skype services in a deeply discounted package

Microsoft is cutting deep into the prices of its subscription services for the holidays with the $199 Work & Play Bundle.

Xbox Music appears poised to release OneDrive-powered music locker service

Free ad-supported streaming may be leaving Xbox Music, but Microsoft may still give non-Music Pass subscribers a reason to use the service.

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Resurrecting E.T.: Atari landfill excavation documentary landing on Xbox November 20

If you want to watch people dig trash out of a landfill you can, but only if you use an Xbox.

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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?