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Microsoft and Sony reveal Black Friday gaming deals

Microsoft and Sony reveal Black Friday gaming deals

Black Friday is one week away, and retailers are already pumping out their Black Friday adverts to those hungry for some crazy deals. Both Microsoft and Sony have announced the deals that they'll be offering on their gaming consoles and bundles. They prove that if you're looking to get a new Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, or PlayStation Vita, next Friday is the time to buy.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 15, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 15, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening folks. Today Microsoft's former Windows head Steven Sinofsky discussed his recent and surprising departure from the company, but didn't go into too many specifics when it came down to why he actually left. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 started shipping ahead of schedule today, while new reports are suggesting that Apple may delay the new iMac into 2013. NASA was the victim of a major security breach recently, and today it said that it will make sure all of its laptops are equipped with full disk encryption by the end of the year as a result.

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NVIDIA releases GeForce 310.54 beta drivers

NVIDIA releases GeForce 310.54 beta drivers

NVIDIA has released the 310.54 beta drivers for the GeForce, bringing with them a host of new features. Specifically, NVIDIA worked with Treyarch to ultimately create a better gaming experience for diehard PC gamers who expect the best. This update brings with it increased performance for a host of different games, including the upcoming Black Ops 2.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 29, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 29, 2012

This morning we've got our eyes on Sandy, especially since it straight up cancelled Google's plans to have a lovely morning with Android on the books - see what they had planned right this minute! While we wait and see how serious the storm really will be, we're seeing such news as Skyrim premium edition, the Google Chromebook (Samsung Series 3) getting Ubuntu, and Google's own LG Nexus 4 appearing in a short hands-on video. Meanwhile Steve Ballmer assures everyone that they really want a Surface - trust him!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 26th, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 26th, 2012

This morning we're living in the wake of the impact that both Microsoft and Samsung made with their events earlier in the week - and what a week it was! Microsoft brought on the fury with a massive Times Square showing of their Windows 8 launch family while Samsung brought Kanye West to their Galaxy Note II event. It would appear that the rules are being changed in the hacking world as well as the DMCA has made an exemption for smartphones in the jailbreaking world in a new ruling, but not tablets.

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Windows Store will sell ESRB “Mature” games

Windows Store will sell ESRB “Mature” games

In the U.S., games are rated using ESRB; in Europe, they're rated using PEGI. This difference resulted in Microsoft inadvertently banning the likes of Skyrim, Call of Duty: MW3, and other Rated-M games from its Windows Store due to its policy prohibiting PEGI 18 games. Microsoft has clarified its position on the issue, and it turns out that it will sell “Mature” games after all.

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Minecraft surpasses Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox Live activity chart

Minecraft surpasses Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox Live activity chart

When it comes to the Xbox Live activity chart, we're used to seeing some kind of Call of Duty game at the top. This is not an occasional thing either - week after week, you can expect the latest Call of Duty title to rank at number one in terms of Xbox Live activity. These days, however, Minecraft is on the scene, and it has something to say about Call of Duty's continuing dominance.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 16, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 16, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. Today was a pretty big day as far as news goes, with Apple sending out invites to an upcoming event, which is where we're assuming the company will announce the iPad Mini. Not one to be outdone, Microsoft finally gave us some substantial details on Surface today (including information on pre-orders), and Samsung was right there to put its line up of new Windows 8 PCs and tablets up for pre-order as well.

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Microsoft: PEGI 18 games can’t be sold on Windows 8 Marketplace

Microsoft: PEGI 18 games can’t be sold on Windows 8 Marketplace

Here's something that's causing a bit of controversy with the gamers of the world: apparently, Microsoft isn't interested in allowing PEGI 18-rated games on the Windows 8 App Store. In Microsoft's list of Windows 8 Marketplace certification requirements, the company says, "Apps with a rating over PEGI 16, ESRB MATURE, or that contain content that would warrant such a rating, are not allowed." This is part of the requirement that Windows Marketplace apps must be "appropriate for a global audience."

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Dishonored dev wasn’t pressured by Bethesda to add multiplayer

Dishonored dev wasn’t pressured by Bethesda to add multiplayer

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you likely know that Arkane's new game Dishonored launched yesterday. It launched to critical acclaim too, despite the fact that it's missing one key element that seems to be present in most modern games: multiplayer. Publishers, much to the chagrin of single player fans, are notorious for requiring multiplayer in the games they release these days, but in a new interview with Kotaku, Dishonored director Harvey Smith says that Bethesda never pressured Arkane to include a multiplayer mode.

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