Entries in 'neil thompson' (9)

Another five years for Xbox 360?

Another five years for Xbox 360?

“Who knows,” Xbox's UK and Ireland general manager Neil Thompson replied to MCV when we asked if the Xbox 360 can survive another five years on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 11:16AM in News
Microsoft cools Xbox 360 iPlayer talk

Microsoft cools Xbox 360 iPlayer talk

The chances of BBC’s popular iPlayer appearing on Xbox 360 appear slimmer than ever today after Microsoft's Senior Regional Director for Northern Europe Neil Thompson claimed that the company would ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2010 at 6:44PM in News
E3 2010: MS says 3D ‘too expensive’

E3 2010: MS says 3D ‘too expensive’

Despite assurances that it is does indeed have a 3D strategy, Microsoft omitted any mention of the merging tech from its E3 press conference press conference. And now it ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2010 at 3:27PM in News
Microsoft: We must educate parents

Microsoft: We must educate parents

Regional director of Xbox in the UK Neil Thompson has told MCV that parents are still erroneously treating consoles and adult games as ‘toys’ – and called on the industry ...

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 10th 2009 at 12:46PM in News

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Xbox spending ‘tens of millions’ on Xmas

Xbox spending ‘tens of millions’ on Xmas

Senior regional director of Microsoft UK Neil Thompson has told MCV that the recent price cuts are the opening gambit in a peak season which will see “tens of millions” ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 19th 2008 at 3:57PM in News
Microsoft unveils new 60GB 360

Microsoft unveils new 60GB 360

The standard Xbox 360 will now come with three times the hard drive capacity from August 15th, for the same £199.99 price point.

by Neil Long
on Aug 11th 2008 at 2:11PM in News
Microsoft: Forget HD-DVD – the future is digital distribution

Microsoft: Forget HD-DVD – the future is digital distribution

Speaking to UK newspaper The Guardian, UK Xbox boss Neil Thompson has insisted that his company did not back the wrong horse when it supported Toshiba and its HD-DVD ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2008 at 2:36PM in News
BYRON REVIEW: Microsoft welcomes report

BYRON REVIEW: Microsoft welcomes report

Platform holder Microsoft has congratulated Dr. Tanya Byron in the aftermath of the Safer Children in a Digital World report, praising the way the report has been put together. ...
by Neil Long
on Mar 27th 2008 at 4:46PM in News

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Thompson: Our best Xmas line-up ever

Thompson: Our best Xmas line-up ever

In an interview with MCV, Microsoft’s senior regional director for the Northern Europe Entertainment and Devices Division Neil Thompson has said that his company’s upcoming Q4 software offering is ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2007 at 1:02PM in News