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Microsoft Unveils Xbox One, An All-In-One Entertainment Console
Microsoft's Xbox head: 'If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards'

And Microsoft's New Console Is Called... Xbox One

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Microsoft’s new gaming and media console will be called Xbox One, the company announced at an event on its campus in Redmond, Wash. this morning. The event, “Xbox: A New Generatioqn Revealed,” began with a video message from Microsoft employees, celebrities and Xbox players. “For the first time, you and...
And Microsoft's New Console Is Called... Xbox One

Here we go again: big changes coming to Microsoft

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No one’s quite sure what it is but more people are convinced that something big is happening at the highest levels of Microsoft ( msft). On Monday, All Things Digital reported that a “significant restructuring” of the software giant is in the works, citing unnamed sources close to the situation....
Here we go again: big changes coming to Microsoft
Xbox One: Microsoft's Big Bid To Pwn The Living Room
Next Xbox will be revealed on May 21st
Microsoft unveils its next-generation Xbox One game console

NFL commish says new multi-year partnership with Microsoft will 'change the game of football'

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The nation’s most popular sport is about to get real geeky thanks in large part to technology from Microsoft. During today’s big Xbox One launch in Redmond, Microsoft announced a new multi-year partnership with the NFL that will, according to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, “change the game of football.” NFL.com is reporting that the...
NFL commish says new multi-year partnership with Microsoft will 'change the game of football'

Microsoft introduces the Xbox One

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Today at an event at its Redmond headquarters, Microsoft introduced the Xbox One. Microsoft’s don Mattrick took the stage early on to say that the new Xbox “puts you at the center of a new generation of the living room.” The console announcement was preceded by a video that had Xbox team...
Microsoft introduces the Xbox One

Bach and Allard Out at Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division [Internal Memo] [Digital Daily]

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Microsoft is reorganizing its Entertainment and Devices Division (EDD) and when it’s finished the two people that have largely defined it for the past few years will be gone. EDD group president Robbie Bach and J Allard, the group’s senior VP of Design and Development, are leaving those positions and...
Bach and Allard Out at Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division [Internal Memo] [Digital Daily]
Microsoft Plans Dramatic Re-Organization (MSFT)
Live TV on the Xbox One: Microsoft learns nothing from Google TV's mistakes

Microsoft Ponders Major Restructuring, Amid Renewed Wall Street Focus on Stock

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According to sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is working on what is likely to turn into a significant restructuring of the massive software company, which could also move several current execs to more prominent roles. Sources noted that the changes — which center on solidifying...
Microsoft Ponders Major Restructuring, Amid Renewed Wall Street Focus on Stock
Xbox One: Microsoft unveils a next-gen console with a focus on TV

Microsoft's Don Mattrick talks Xbox One, calls backwards compatibility backwards

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One of the more controversial bits of news to come out of yesterday's Xbox One reveal was the discovery that the newly christened console would not be able to play Xbox 360 games. Backwards compatibility has been a sore subject for some gamers but Microsoft's Don Mattrick says the...
Microsoft's Don Mattrick talks Xbox One, calls backwards compatibility backwards
Microsoft Xbox Now Top Selling Console Worldwide

Microsoft Executive: Valve Steam Box not competitor to Xbox

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Microsoft is not afraid of Valve's Steam Box game console concept, according to one executive. Don Mattrick, president of the interactive entertainment business of Microsoft, does not view Valve as a competitor to the Xbox platform yet when compared to other established gaming hardware companies, though does admit that the...
Microsoft Executive: Valve Steam Box not competitor to Xbox

Microsoft unveils its next game console, the Xbox One

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Microsoft debuted the Xbox One this afternoon live from a tent on its Redmond, WA. campus, putting to end months of speculation about the company's next-generation video game console. Microsoft exec Don Mattrick called it out as an "all-in-one" box. The core strategy is "simple, instant, and complete." Developing...
Microsoft unveils its next game console, the Xbox One

Lucas and Spielberg on storytelling in games: 'it's not going to be Shakespeare'

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With titles like Quantum Break and the upcoming Halo series, the convergence of gaming and narrative storytelling has become an intense focal point — but the men behind Indiana Jones and Star Wars think gaming will never be able to provide the same type of rich experience traditional storytelling...
Lucas and Spielberg on storytelling in games: 'it's not going to be Shakespeare'

Zynga Missed The Pivot To Mobile, So Can A Veteran Console Exec Revive It?

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Although shares jumped by 10.4 percent today on news that Microsoft’s Don Mattrick is taking over Zynga as CEO, the most important audience the company needs to address for a real, long-term turnaround is not investors. It’s the game developer community. Because here are the new economics of hit mobile...
Zynga Missed The Pivot To Mobile, So Can A Veteran Console Exec Revive It?

Microsoft: Xbox is now the top-selling console worldwide

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Before Microsoft had even set off any of its software fireworks, Don Mattrick took to the stage to tell us that its Xbox had now graduated from best-selling console in North America to best selling console in the world. We've already seen that new versions of Halo and Splinter...
Microsoft: Xbox is now the top-selling console worldwide

Microsoft's head of Xbox doesn't see Valve as a competitor, happy with curated apps

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Valve is preparing to enter the console market with its "Steam Box" gaming hardware, but Microsoft doesn't consider it as a competitor just yet. Speaking at Microsoft's TechForum this week, Don Mattrick, president of the Interactive Entertainment Business, fielded questions about the strategy for Xbox and its competition. Asked...
Microsoft's head of Xbox doesn't see Valve as a competitor, happy with curated apps
Pinterest buys local recommendation startup Livestar

Sneak Peek: Comcast Xfinity on Microsoft’s Xbox Live

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Comcast’s Xfinity app for Xbox Live is still ”coming soon,” but Microsoft gave a sneak preview on Monday as part of the TechForum event on the company’s Redmond campus. It’s part of an ongoing effort by Microsoft to make the Xbox 360 more of a multipurpose entertainment device, expanding beyond...
Sneak Peek: Comcast Xfinity on Microsoft’s Xbox Live

New Xbox exec: Former PlayStation studios chief Phil Harrison

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Phil Harrison Here’s a hire that no one would have predicted five years ago. Phil Harrison, the former head of worldwide studios for Sony’s PlayStation business, has joined Microsoft as the senior leader for the company’s Xbox and video game business in Europe, including its UK-based development studios Lionhead, Soho...
New Xbox exec: Former PlayStation studios chief Phil Harrison

Next-gen Xbox will not have always on requirements for single-player games

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The newly announced Xbox One will not require a constant Internet connection for single-player gaming as was previously rumored, Microsoft announced today While an "Always On" function isn't a requirement, a connection is still necessary for streaming and accessing multiplayer through the new console. "Gamers can calm down," said...
Next-gen Xbox will not have always on requirements for single-player games

Microsoft Builds Team For New Kinect And - Maybe - Augmented-Reality Glasses

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Two recent Microsoft job postings suggest that Microsoft is building a team to design what could be the next generation of its Kinect technology: the rumored "Fortaleza" augmented-reality glasses. Kinect Incubators In the first job listing, Microsoft claims that the "team that incubated Kinect" is designing a new consumer device,...
Microsoft Builds Team For New Kinect And - Maybe - Augmented-Reality Glasses
Microsoft unveils SmartGlass, Xbox Music and new Kinect features
Xbox One Photo Gallery: A Close-Up Look At Microsoft's Shiny, Shiny Future Of Gaming

Press Start: PS4 targeted by anti-DRM campaign, new Xbox One details, and more

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Plus, Shinji Mikami's new survival horror game and how the god of Godus can be toppled from powerA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Sony execs respond to #PS4NoDRM online campaign | Eurogamer.netPicking up on rumours that Sony was considering using 'always online' DRM for PlayStation 4 a...
Press Start: PS4 targeted by anti-DRM campaign, new Xbox One details, and more
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