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Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend Starts Now

If you don’t have Xbox Live GOLD already this is your chance to sample all the goodness of a gold subscription without having to send any dollars out the door. This weekend from March 8th until March 10th, Microsoft has unlocked Xbox Live Gold status to all users. Until the end of the weekend users can freely take part in online multiplayer, online entertainment services, watch tv and movies, listen to music and loads more.

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Who is Juarez Gunslinger?

Today, Ubisoft released a new teaser trailer for Call of Juarez Gunslinger. From the dust of a gold mine to the dirt of a saloon, Call of Juarez Gunslinger is an homage to the Wild West tales and era. The game is set to be released on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, as well as on PC digital download. Players will live the epic journey of Silas Greaves, a ruthless bounty hunter who spent his life...

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Zen Pinball’s ‘Classic’ DLC Lands On XBL This Week

Zen Studios popular Pinball FX 2 expands with the release of four remastered tables sporting a brand new coat of HD Paint. The Zen Classics Pack includes the following tables: Tesla, Eldorado, Shaman and V12 Rolling. The tables in Zen Pinball 2 are of course known for the colorful graphics, insane interactivity and ability to make you addicted to getting a brand new high score. Alongside the news that the pack will be available for 800 Microsoft...

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Huge Black Friday Weekend For Xbox 360

Microsoft announced that over the Black Friday weekend (November 18th to 23rd) they sold 750,000 consoles in the United States alone. I have to admit, I even know some folks that took advantage of the new bundles and wonderful deals available for the Xbox. Also noted was that Halo 4 sales exceeded expectations. It seemed quite a few retailers were offering gift cards along with the latest adventure in the Halo franchise. Sounds like the new trilogy...

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Improved ESPN & New Karaoke App for Xbox Live Announced

As someone who uses the ESPN App to peruse the high caliber programming that ESPN has to offer, like re-airings of CFL games or the Scripps National Spelling Bee prelims, it’s nice to know that Major Nelson has announced the big update for the app. The brand-new ESPN App is no longer an over-glorified version of ESPN 3 (where sports are often ignored) and is an absolute collaboration of all things that make up ESPN thanks to...

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Double Dragon Neon | Review

Version tested:  PlayStation 3 Double Dragon has one of my favorite openings in games:  A babe stands alone in a street and a gang approaches her; a dude steps forward from the gang and he punches the babe straight in the gut. He then hoists her over his shoulder, turns, and walks off with the gang. The garage door of the residence in the background opens, and 1P emerges. He has a Camero by his side, but...

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Minecraft Topples COD: Modern Warfare 3 For XBL Supremacy

The Xbox Live “most played” charts aren’t usually a site for heated competition between popular games but this week we have a new king in Mojang’s Minecraft. The Xbox Live version of the block building toppled Activision’s Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 for the most players on Microsoft’s Online service. Certainly MineCraft is no longer the small indie title that it was back in 2009 but it is still amazing to see a game developed by...

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Medal of Honor Warfighter Open Beta This Weekend

Still sitting on the fence about EA’s Medal of Honor Warfighter? An open Beta for Xbox Live gold members will go live tomorrow morning and last until Sunday. For Canadians, like me, this means a Thanksgiving filled with bullets, kills and certainly swearing teenagers over Xbox Live headsets. The beta features a territories style gameplay mode called ‘Hospot’. This mode has two opposing teams rushing to secure moving control points, similar to a king of the hill...

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Dark Souls DLC Coming to PSN/Xbox Live

Namco Bandai Games announced on Wednesday that the Artorias of the Abyss content that was part of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will make it’s debut in North America on the PS3 and Xbox 360 on October 23rd. The pack will be downloadable on PSN and the Xbox Live Marketplace.

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Reminder: Xbox Live Entertainment Apps Free This Weekend

A reminder to all of you Xbox Live Silver members out there that several of the “entertainment apps” on the Xbox 360 are free until Monday April 23. Now you too can watch Netflix, YouTube or Dailymotion without working over at least $4 a month to Microsoft. Or you know, you could always use the flash enabled browser on a PlayStation 3 and visit most of these sites free of charge. I hear they also have the...

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Air Conflict: Secret Wars Released On Xbox Live

The latest title published by Kalypso Media, Air Conflicts: Secret Wars, has been released on to Xbox Live according to the publisher. If you’re looking to let out your inner pilot you can do so for a mere 1600 Microsoft Points ($15 USD). Air Conflict is an arcade style flight combat game that spans both World War 1 and World War 2. Boasting seven campaigns, 49 missions, and varying objectives like bombing runs and hit & runs...

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