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Xbox One parental controls: Microsoft considering blanket settings for all services

Xbox One will feature parental controls, just like its predecessor, by Microsoft’s corporate vice president of interactive entertainment business Ben Kilgore has confirmed that the company is looking at new ways to apply filters to the console’s growing suite of features, without complicating the process.

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  • 3DS infosplosion aftershock: Mii importing, eShop details, parental controls

    The last 24 hours have seen the gaming news-o-blog-o-tweet-o-tube-o-sphere erupt with 3DS details, showering panicked readers with large chunks of concrete info. Needless to say, it’s been pretty darn gruesome – and only a little bit hilarious. We, however, have continued to dig through the resulting ocean of ash and fanboy sweat, and here’s what […]

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  • Kids can now use Facebook and Twitter through XBL

    Minors outside the US can now use Facebook and Twitter via Xbox Live, according to The Major. Microsoft has released an update allowing the use of the services, as long as parental permission’s given. The system has to be set in a way afterward, though, so parents won’t have to worry about punching in a […]

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  • EP: Online games need a red button for parents

    The European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee said this morning that parents need a “red button” to shut down online gamesthey feel are inappropriate for their children. “Parents should have a ‘red button’ to disable a game they feel is inappropriate for their child,” said the body in a report. “Until PEGI on-line is up and […]

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