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Podcast Unlocked Episode 139: Phil 'Er Up

One of our own listeners has been named the new Head of Xbox at Microsoft! Yes, Phil Spencer has been promoted, and he calls in to tell us about his new role. Sorry in advance for the crappy phone-recorded audio. We'll use Skype next time! 

Also, Alien: Isolation gets a dangerous release date, Devil's Third isn't dead, and more!

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Podcast Unlocked Episode 138: Linkin Spark

What DON'T we cover this week?! Facebook buying Oculus Rift, Xbox One price cuts, the return of Truskill on Xbox One (sort of...), the Wolfenstein collector's edition that's missing a particularly important component, Diablo III gets confirmed for Xbox One (kinda...), Far Cry 4 details leak, and Linkin Park meets Project Spark.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 1:13am EST

Podcast Unlocked Episode 137: Marc Whitten's Quittin'

News-plosion! Another Xbox executive heads for the exit, Xbox allegedly gets in the virtual reality headset game as Sony announces their Project Morpheus VR, Xbox One gets a release date in an unlikely country, and the next-gen Assassin's Creed leaks...again.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 9:38pm EST

Podcast Unlocked Episode 136: State of the Xbox Union

With Titanfall out along with the February and March System Updates -- and the Twitch broadcasting app too -- the Xbox One is a much different (and better!) console than ever. We discuss. Plus: Titanfall reactions, game announcements and delays, and more!

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 8:52pm EST

Podcast Unlocked Episode 135: An Elop-ology

Winter must be almost over because things are heating up in the world of Xbox. This week we're talking about Rocksteady's new Batman: Arkham game, the next-gen project BioWare is considering, the return of Watch Dogs (we played it!), more Titanfall, the massive Xbox One March update, hypothetical scenarios in which Microsoft could sign the recently-ousted creator of Uncharted, and more! Plus: a mea culpa of sorts for new Xbox boss Stephen Elop.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 1:18am EST

Podcast Unlocked Episode 134: Elop-ing It

Big changes are afoot in the Xbox world this week, as Twitch finally hits Xbox One with some fun new features, Titanfall gets bundled in for free with new Xbox Ones, and the Xbox division of Microsoft gets a new boss who has a...curious track record.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 1:10am EST

Podcast Unlocked Episode 133: Doom Too

After gushing about the incredible Lego Movie, the world's #1 Xbox podcast crew discusses the surprising revelations about Titanfall (hint: if you played the beta, you ain't seen nothin' yet!), the Xbox One's ongoing 1080p problem, Halo 2 Anniversary's he-said, Chief-said situation, and Doom 4's surprising re-emergence under a dangerous new name.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 9:16pm EST

IGN's resident Call of Duty expert/superfan Bobby "Bobbya1984" Amos joins the podcast crew to give his take on Titanfall -- and it's not all sunshine and rainbows. We discuss how the games battling each other can be good for gamers, and we tell you how to get into the Titanfall beta too. Plus: we rage over the criminal pricing of the new Xbox One chat headset adapter and stereo headset, we discuss Call of Duty's new developer, share our excitement for Evolve, and more!

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

Two much-needed Xbox One system updates are coming very soon, so we detail what they include and what Microsoft needs to address next. We also discuss the alleged Xbox One leaks that sprung just after we published last week's episode. Do we believe them? Do they make sense? What do they mean? Also, Microsoft gets a new CEO, we put a new Xbox One game on your radar, and Destin pronounces "Halo" funny.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 9:07pm EST

We sneak in 12 bold Xbox One predictions for 2014 before January ends, including thoughts on Minecraft, Halo, Elder Scrolls Online, and more. Plus: the Titanfall beta is confirmed, our take on the big Gears of War acquisition news, and good news for 1 vs. 100 fans.

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Category:Podcast Unlocked -- posted at: 8:56pm EST