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    The Future of the Xbox One Might Be the Xbox 360

    Microsoft had its first major console victory with the Xbox 360. The original Xbox was successful enough to justify a second generation, yes, but it wasn’t until that second generation when Microsoft touched the top of the...

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    Games with Gold June Lineup: Just ‘Cause We Can

    Microsoft’s free Games with Gold June lineup is, frankly, anemic at best. It doesn’t quite match up to the enormously crowd-pleasing/promotional goldmine that is Playstation Plus free games next month. Oh well. This is where we say...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Free Stuff: The Best Free Xbox One Games

    There may have been experimentation in the last generation, but now we can say that free has finally come to consoles. Arguably, Microsoft has embraced the strategy in a way that Sony still seems afraid to. The...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    The White Xbox One Reemerges as a Halo Bundle

    Right now, it makes absolutely no sense to purchase a new Xbox One without also getting a game on the side. It’s Microsoft’s plan to catch the console up with Sony’s PS4, and every month or so...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Microsoft Scales Back with Games with Gold May Offering

    April gave us quite the bundle of free goodies from the Games with Gold freebie promotion, scaling considerably from the tidbit titles to the massive, AAA stuff. Reality settles back in for Games with Gold May 2015,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Games with Gold: All the Free Xbox Games for April 2015

    Microsoft is doubling the number of free games as part of the Xbox Live Games with Gold promotion next month (April 2015), with two going free on Xbox One and four dispersed about for the Xbox 360. According...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Deals of the Week (May 16): Giant Monster Deals!

    This week at Ben’s Bargains, we saw some great deals on tool sets, Nike Store brought back its popular 20% off clearance deal and Haagen-Dazs gave away free ice cream for a few hours. Plus, coins were big...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Deals of the Week (March 28): Deals Rush In

    Another week and yet another Xbox One price drop, or so it has seemed the last few weeks. On the heels of last week’s $450 Xbox One / Titanfall bundle price drop, Amazon went a step further...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Deals of the Week (March 21): Ode to Deals

    As we said good-bye to winter and welcomed spring this week at Ben’s Bargains, Walmart* honest-to-goodness dropped the price on the Xbox One Titanfall Bundle to $450 (not a price mistake) and Amazon celebrated the 3rd birthday...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Video Games Never Looked So Good

    With this week’s launches of “next-gen” consoles Xbox One and PlayStation 4, video games are poised to take another giant leap as an entertainment medium. Just what that will look like, nobody knows, but based on the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Xbox One Review: A Solid Start With Strong Potential

    Just one week after the launch of the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has sold over one million Xbox Ones in the first 24 hours, and gamers are digging into exclusive games like Dead Rising 3 and Forza Motorsport...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Video Game Hardware, Accessories Worth Buying this Holiday Season

    While the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will dominate the news cycle during the holiday season, there are plenty of other gift options that will delight gamers this year. While you can find our picks for the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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