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Community service: The story of Chicago's Indie City Arcade cabinet

"Serious business mode. Things are majorly broken." It's the evening of Saturday, February 23, 2013. In two days, the collective of Chicago game developers behind the Indie City Arcade project...

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Microsoft celebrates Xbox Live's 10 year anniversary with free game, prizes and discounts

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Xbox Live, Microsoft is discounting games and giving away limited edition consoles, according to the official anniversary website. "Thank you for celebrating...

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How 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD' went from planned retail disc to download

Downloadable title Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD started life as a retail, boxed title, according to Robomodo president Josh Tsui. "If we had gone retail, we would've had to add another three major...

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Iron Galaxy CEO on poor 'Wreckateer' sales and the 'Kinect tax' on reviews

Kinect-enabled Xbox Live Arcade title Wreckateer "wasn't a financial windfall for the studio," and suffered from poor reviews powered by an unspoken "Kinect tax," the developers tell Polygon. P...

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The Besties Podcast XXI

In a week of mediocre games, the Besties turns to gas station sandwiches for entertainment. This week on The Besties, Griffin's request for bombast is delivered by a mysterious figure from the...

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'Wreckateer' review gallery

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Wreckateer review: under siege

Iron Galaxy finds some fun with 'Angry' projectiles, but Wreckateer's world can't always hold together the way it should. Wreckateer makes it very hard to sound erudite. Even as different power-ups...

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Microsoft announces Avatar FameStar rewards program for Xbox Live

Avatar FameStar, a new Xbox Live program that will offer cross-game Avatar awards for completing challenges, is set to launch with the July 25th release of Wreckateer for Xbox Live Arcade,...

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The state of games: State of the current generation

Our thoughts on the current generation of video games as it comes to an end. This is a bonus addition to our State of Games feature.The original five-part series is available here. — Ed. Waiting...

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Microsoft releases Xbox 360 Comic-Con schedule, includes hands-on with 'Halo 4'

Microsoft's Comic Con schedule is released. Microsoft's San Diego Comic-Con schedule is now available and features numerous Xbox 360-related panels and events to attend, as well as hands-on with H...