GamesBeat weekly roundup: OnLive, layoffs, and how spoilers influence buying decisions

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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

This week, Microsoft dropped the price on the Kinect motion-sensing controller, we asked an artificial intelligence about its opinions on gaming news, and Zynga set aside a pile of stock for its employees.

You’ll also find previews for Harold, NBA Baller Beats, and Wild Blood.


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Developer layoffs


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