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Report: Xbox avatars to get a facelift on Xbox One

Xbox avatars may soon return in an upgraded form on the Xbox One, PC platforms, and mobile devices, a pair of recent Microsoft job postings indicate.

“As we cross the threshold to a unified operating system and product experience across Microsoft, i…
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Report: Ninja Theory’s Hellblade coming to PC as well as PS4

It may still be exclusive to the PlayStation 4 in the land of the consoles, but Ninja Theory’s upcoming action game Hellblade will also find a home on PC.

“I think PC offers us a level of freedom that we haven’t had before,” Ninja Theory co-founder …
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Report: Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 already in development

It appears that only two months after the launch of Five Nights at Freddy’s 2, developer Scott Cawthon is returning to the world of twitchy night watchmen and deadly pizzeria animatronics for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3.

The photo you see above recent…
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Report: Captain Toad’s release date brought forward in UK

Captain Toad’s UK adventure may be starting early, after his game began showing up on British doorsteps ahead of its January 2, 2015 due date. While Nintendo’s yet to comment, multiple reports indicate the publisher’s given retailers the green light …
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Report: Microsoft building game-streaming tech, ‘Arcadia’

Microsoft has job openings within a new cloud-based Operating Systems Group, and one of the listings says the project is called “Arcadia.” ZDNet reports that Arcadia is a new streaming system built on the Azure cloud and is poised to replace Microsof…
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Report: Steam to host annual Holiday Sale on December 18

It appears that Steam’s annual Holiday Sale promotion will begin on December 18, assuming you trust Reddit users and the claims of PayPal Japan.

A few days ago, word began to circulate online that a number of Japanese PayPal users had received an em…
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Report: Call of Duty retail sales fall for third straight year

Following yesterday’s NPD report, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson points out that retail sales for the Call of Duty series have declined by 27 percent year-over-year.

This is not isolated news, either. The Call of Duty series has posted slumping…
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Report: Destiny DLC countdown locking out players on PS4

The PlayStation 4 version of Bungie’s online multiplayer FPS Destiny is currently unplayable for a handful of users who have purchased the upcoming PlayStation-exclusive expansion The Dark Below, reports from Reddit indicate.

When booting up Destiny…
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Report: Mobile outpaces online PC games in Southeast Asian markets

The Southeast Asian online game market is still growing, but a new report from market research firm Niko Partners suggests that regional interest may be shifting from PC to mobile games. …

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Report: Pokemon Omega/Alpha ships 7.7 million worldwide

Pokemon is turning Ruby and Sapphire into gold again, after the 3DS remakes reportedly hit 7.7 million shipments worldwide. According to an announcement published by Famitsu (via Siliconera), last week’s European arrival of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapph…
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