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Microsoft On Courting Japanese Developers For Xbox One

By Sato . January 17, 2014 . 1:00pm

Recently, Microsoft Japan’s Takeshi Sensui spoke to Famitsu magazine about the future of Xbox One in Japan.

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Ex-Valve Veteran Joins Microsoft To Improve Windows As Games Platform

By Ishaan . August 14, 2013 . 9:30am

Jason Holtman, a Valve veteran that helped shape the company’s Steam service for a number of years, has joined Microsoft.

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Report: Xbox One To Allow Self-Publishing For Indie Devs After All

By Ishaan . July 24, 2013 . 12:00pm

Microsoft have reported reversed their decision regarding publishing restrictions on the Xbox One.

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Xbox Head Don Mattrick Leaves Microsoft; Is Now Zynga CEO

By Ishaan . July 1, 2013 . 2:20pm

Xbox head Don Mattrick has parted ways with Microsoft to join game publisher Zynga.

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These Companies Are Coming To Tokyo Game Show (Yes, Microsoft Is Back)

By Spencer . June 28, 2013 . 6:18pm

One company missing from the list is Level-5. They had their own event in 2011, but attended Tokyo Game Show with a big Fantasy Life display in 2012.

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Xbox One Does A 180 – No Online Check Ins, You Can Lend Or Trade Game Discs

By Spencer . June 19, 2013 . 2:20pm

Xbox One will also be region free. This is a step forward since the Xbox 360 is region locked, but publishers can choose to make a game region free or not.

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Xbox One Supports Skype, Has Voice Commands To Switch Through Apps

By Spencer . May 21, 2013 . 10:16am

Xbox One takes a cue from Windows 8′s “snap” feature too. You can snap windows to watch a movie and run Internet Explorer at the same time. Xbox One supports Skype and group video chatting too.

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Microsoft’s Xbox Reveal Scheduled For May 21st

By Ishaan . April 24, 2013 . 10:20am

A next generation Xbox will be revealed on May 21st, Microsoft have hinted via an invite sent to press.

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If Japan Plays 1 Million Hours On Xbox 360, Microsoft Will Give Free Microsoft Points

By Spencer . April 17, 2013 . 12:30am

One million hours is a lot of video game time. Microsoft is putting out an incentive to get Japanese gamers to spend it with Xbox 360 instead of other hardware.

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Xbox Sports And Xbox Fitness Streaming Video Coming From Microsoft?

By Spencer . January 1, 2013 . 12:38pm

Microsoft might be adding more services to Xbox 360 like Xbox Sports, Xbox Fitness, and Xbox Now in the future.

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Peter Molyneux’s Replacement At Microsoft Game Studios Is Phil Harrison

By Ishaan . March 13, 2012 . 8:30am

Phil Harrison, formerly of Sony Computer Entertainment and Atari, has reportedly joined Microsoft Game Studios Europe.

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The Interactive Xbox Girlfriend From Microsoft The World Never Saw

By Spencer . February 18, 2012 . 2:02pm

Dubbed XGirl, the project had a virtual girl who would react to different controller inputs.

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Microsoft’s Tokyo Game Show Line Up Is Light On Japanese Partnerships

By Spencer . September 8, 2011 . 1:00pm

Kinect games from Japanese studios like Project Draco and Haunt are notably missing.

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This Speedy Gonzales Game Never Made It Past Concept Art

By Spencer . July 8, 2011 . 5:16pm

Also see pitches for a Sega game and a Microsoft, perhaps Fable, title.

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A British Artist’s Take On The Console Wars

By Spencer . June 3, 2011 . 2:45pm

Ceramic artist and part time social critic Grayson Perry created an elaborate tapestry with personified corporations. Surprisingly, Perry’s work also covered the main three console manufacturers, so I snapped a few photos of the piece from a recent art show.