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Kudo Tsunoda given greater control of Xbox development teams

Microsoft has confirmed a promotion for Kinect and Hololens creator Kudo Tsunoda. The company says Tsunoda will expand his charter on the Xbox leadership team” but has fallen short of saying that he has stepped up to fill the role that is widely presumed to have been vacated by Phil …

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Phil Harrison is leaving Microsoft, report claims

Microsoft’s VP of Interactive Entertainment Phil Harrison is leaving the company, a report has claimed. Games Industry says it has word from multiple sources, although officials such as Xbox boss Phil Spencer and ID@Xbox head Chris Charla have refused to comment when challenged at GDC. The site says that Harrison …

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Harrison on Xbox One and the future

Freestyle footballers, zombies, Romans and Plan B took Leicester Square by storm last month to usher in the Xbox One. It was certainly a pretty spectacle, with a giant Xbox dome, fast cars and musicians doing their best to help passers-by, industry types and fans forget about the chilly November …

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Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

In this week’s issue of MCV, we talk to Microsoft’s corporate VP Phil Harrison about the launch of the Xbox One and what lies ahead in the next-gen. We also bid farewell to the now previous generation of consoles and take a look at some of the biggest event, scandals …

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Harrison: We will struggle to meet Xbox One demand

Xbox One will sell out and there will be difficulty getting stock, admits Xbox VP Phil Harrison. But, he added, the firm is doing everything it can to accelerate stock replenishment. The Microsoft exec told MCV what comes next for the Xbox business now it has launched its new games …

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Read our exclusive interview with Phil Harrison in this week’s MCV

In the the latest edition of MCV, Microsoft’s Phil Harrison discusses the future of video games retail. It is yet another issue rammed with news and features, 128m will be spent on marketing by games publishers this Christmas, we speak to the lead designer of Assassin’s Creed IV and we …

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Harrison: Gigaflops and teraflops don’t matter – Xbox One has the best games

Microsoft’s interactive entertainment boss has once again downplayed the perceived tech advantage PS4 has over Xbox One. Every platform I’ve ever been involved in somebody has said ‘oh, this has got more gigaflops or more teraflops than the other one,’ and at the end of the day it never really …

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Microsoft: Don’t expect indies on Xbox One until early 2014

Microsoft doesn’t expect to see much of an indie game presence on Xbox One until sometime early next year. Speaking with Games Industry, Microsoft corportate vice president Phil Harrison explained that – despite an avalanche of interest” in the Independent Developers @ Xbox program – it’s unlikely many of the …

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