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Sponsored post: U.K. digital games -- highlighting the U.K.'s flair for innovation

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With such a rich heritage and strengths across all aspects of the entertainment and technology industries, the U.K. is in a unique position to grow a global games business. Not only do we have the early-adopter consumer market to trial new games — there are over 34 million active gamers...
Sponsored post: U.K. digital games -- highlighting the U.K.'s flair for innovation

Former Sony game design chief Phil Harrison joins Microsoft

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Phil Harrison, most recently a venture capitalist and former game design chief at Sony, has is joining Microsoft Game Studios Europe as its chief. Harrison, who currently serves as a partner at London Venture Partners, will step into the job vacated by former Lionhead Studios lead Peter Molyneux, who is...
Former Sony game design chief Phil Harrison joins Microsoft

Xbox One game packaging revealed amid big changes for traditional discs

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We’re getting our first look at the Xbox One game case design today thanks to Microsoft’s Major Nelson. It’s a clean and simple look — in this case featuring Forza Motorsport 5, a racing game that was shown off during the Xbox One unveiling last week. But the case and actual disc...
Xbox One game packaging revealed amid big changes for traditional discs
Former Sony exec Phil Harrison takes over Microsoft's European Game Studios

Microsoft Still Hasn't Said Whether Or Not You'll Need An Internet Connection To Play Games On The Next Xbox (MSFT)

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Last week Microsoft revealed the successor to the nearly eight-year-old Xbox 360, the Xbox One. Despite not having a release date other than "later this year," the new video game console is already stirring up controversy among gamers because it hasn't been clear whether or not the console will require...
Microsoft Still Hasn't Said Whether Or Not You'll Need An Internet Connection To Play Games On The Next Xbox (MSFT)
Xbox One lets households share one Xbox Live Gold subscription across multiple accounts
Microsoft's new London studio is building games exclusively for the cloud

People Are Worried Microsoft's New Xbox Will Be Able To Spy On You (MSFT)

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One of the new features in Microsoft's next Xbox is an advanced Kinect sensor, an accessory with built in cameras for motion control and video chats.  But the device is also raising some privacy concerns from people who fear the Kinect will be able to peer into your living room...
People Are Worried Microsoft's New Xbox Will Be Able To Spy On You (MSFT)

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
Phil Harrison says Microsoft will invest $1B in games for Xbox One (interview)

Microsoft taps former Sony exec as European Xbox leader

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The software giant has hired Phil Harrison, Sony's former head of worldwide studios, to run operations in Europe. That includes its three British game studios Lionhead, Soho and Rare. [Read more]...
Microsoft taps former Sony exec as European Xbox leader

Microsoft investing $1 billion into games on Xbox One

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Microsoft is investing $1 billion into games on the Xbox One, financing not only new studios but also securing exclusives for Microsoft's next-generation console. This is an unprecedented investment for Microsoft, much more than its most expensive game yet, Halo 4. Xbox One is planned to have 15 exclusives...
Microsoft investing $1 billion into games on Xbox One

Former Sony exec Phil Harrison takes over for Peter Molyneux at Microsoft

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Phil Harrison, former head of Sony Worldwide Studios and the man that introduced the world to Playstation Home and gave one of the earliest public demos of the PS3, is heading to Microsoft. Harrison, also a former member of the board at Atari, will be stepping into the shoes recently...
Former Sony exec Phil Harrison takes over for Peter Molyneux at Microsoft

GamesBeat weekly roundup:Xbox One unveiled, Yahoo acquires a game company

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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 unveiled the Xbox One, the company’s next-gen console and one-stop living room entertainment device, Ex-EA...
GamesBeat weekly roundup:Xbox One unveiled, Yahoo acquires a game company

Xbox Live Gold memberships apply to both Xbox One and 360

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Xbox Live Gold memberships on Xbox One will be flexible and streamlined, according to Microsoft, allowing console owners to use their Gold account on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 and letting multiple users share the same account. "If you have an Xbox Gold membership today for 360...
Xbox Live Gold memberships apply to both Xbox One and 360
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