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- Rumors have been swirling today that launch Xbox One’s will come bundled with a full retail game. While CVG seems to think the game will be a Xbox One exclusive, MCV “has been told” that FIFA 14 could be filling the bill in European territories.
- While Games For Windows Live will apparently be discontinued by July 2014, EA will be begin offering “full refunds” to dissatisfied customers on all Origin purchased EA games through its “Origin Great Game Guarantee.”
- Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD (Lordy, that’s a mouthful.) is making its way to PS3 and Xbox 360. A port of the original 3DS offering will release on XBLA and PSN on October 31st. Halloween and all.
- Signs continue to point to Amazon making an Android console. They’ve just hired former Microsoft Games Studios writer Eric Nylund. Nylund has previously written a slew of Halo novels in addition to consulting on the narratives of Halo and Gears of War. Said Nylund of the move, “I can’t talk about specifics, but I wouldn’t be there unless something cool was brewing.”