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Xbox One Gaming Rules Readjusted
2013-06-20 09:42:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Shortly after announcing their brand new Xbox One console, Microsoft set out to clarify a few guidelines about who could share physical games and for what reason. Following a massive online outcry by ardent gamers, Microsoft has backpedaled on some of their earlier clarifications, and will now allow Xbox One owners to share physical discs. Microsoft also had to do an about-face on an earlier decision to have the consoles check...

You Can Share Your Xbox One Games (Sort Of)
2013-06-07 14:31:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online We´ve come a long way from the days of Atari and Nintendo gaming. The graphics have greatly improved, titles are released with the fanfare normally reserved for summer blockbusters, and consoles have taken on multiple roles to serve as entertainment hubs rather than a single-use device. Microsoft´s new Xbox One is a prime example of how advanced game consoles have become. Yet as Microsoft takes gaming into the future,...


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Xbox 360
2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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