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Microsoft’s Natal Requires 13 Feet of Space

Microsoft’s Project Natal will supposedly require 13 feet of space between Natal and yourself in order to be recognized by the sensors. This may put a damper on Xbox 360 owners who inhabit tiny spaces. The comments regarding this “13 feet rule” were made by

New Games on Demand for Xbox This Month

Microsoft is releasing a handful of games for the Games on Demand service including a special deal on Battlefield 1943 for 800 MS ($10) points. Other releases include: Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week: Feb. 15: Battlefield 1943, 800 Microsoft Points ($10) Xbox LIVE Games

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Netflix Streaming to go Full HD

They say, “never go full HD”, but Netflix paid no heed to the warnings and announced today that their Instant Watch streaming service would be going FULL HD. For people with PS3’s, Xbox 360’s, and internet capable televisions, this means you can enjoy movies and

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HyTek News Quickies (12/29/09)

All right, all right. Alice took Christmas off from HyTek Gamer. I know you guys missed me. So here are a few Quicky headlines from over Christmas. Dragon Age Gets New DLC, Steam Runs out of ‘Prey’, 8-Story Arcade in Japan is Dark and Dirty,

Banned Xbox 360’s Flooding Craigslist, Ebay

Buyer beware. With the announcement that Microsoft had banned potentially one million modded Xbox 360 users, Craigslist and eBay are seeing a flood of consoles. The consoles are quite a steal packaged with games, controllers, listing “custom firmware” and some prices are a steal. Microsoft’s

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Microsoft Swings Hammer, Banning 1 Million Xbox Live Players

Microsoft cracked down on users believed to be using modded consoles, timed along the release of the year’s hottest game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. One million Xbox Live players were banned in a move to prevent game piracy. According to Microsoft “All consumers

Project Natal Rumored Nov. 2010 Release, Price Tag Under $100

According to British trade site MCV, Microsoft’s motion controller dubbed “Project Natal” will be released November 2010 for a price tag less than $100. The site does not name sources, but states that Microsoft has been showing off the new technology during a round of

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Netflix Instant Watch Coming to Unannounced Device

Netflix stocks began to soar on Friday after officials announced that their “watch instantly” service would be coming to a new device and potentially bringing waves of new customers. Netflix predicts it will attract 900,000 to 1.2 million more customers in the fourth quarter. The

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Xbox 360 WON’T Be Getting Blu-ray

Throwing a wet blanket on a fire started yesterday about external Blu-ray drives coming to the Xbox 360, Microsoft vehemently iterates that Blu-ray isn’t coming to the Xbox 360. Microsoft’s Larry Hryb said that the company has “no plans” for a 360 Blu-ray drive, and

Mass Effect 2 Gets January 26th Release Date

Bioware announced the wait is coming to an end for the sequel to popular Mass Effect from 2007. Mass Effect 2 will ship January 26th, 2010. The second installment of the trilogy will continue the story of Commander Shepard and humanity’s first steps onto the