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Don Mattrick Reportedly Tried To Acquire Zynga While At Microsoft

07/08/2013, You might have heard the reports of Don Mattrick, the former Microsoft executive who ran Microsoft’s Xbox business, leaving for Zynga, and it turns out that Microsoft and Zynga could be more closely related than we might have initially thought....

MSN TV Will Be Shut Down On September 30th

07/07/2013, It has been announced by Microsoft that MSN TV is going to be shut down on September 30th. Known at first as WebTV, Microsoft had acquired it back in 1997.

Sony Never Had Intentions To Implement Used Games DRM

07/05/2013, When Microsoft initially announced their policies regarding the Xbox One, safe to say there were many gamers who weren’t too pleased by it, which is why Sony’s announcement had many anticipating it to see if Sony would be doing what Microsoft was...

Xbox One For Japan Will Launch In 2014 Due To “Tier 2″ Status

07/03/2013, Back in June it was reported that the Xbox One would only be seeing a release in Asia come 2014. At that time the Asian countries listed included Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and India, with no mention to Japan. Well as it turns out it looks...

Microsoft Exec Clarifies “Meaningless” Comment

07/02/2013, Remember yesterday it was reported that a Microsoft exec had called Sony’s boasting of its PS4’s hardware prowess “meaningless”? Obviously it did not sound very nice and Albert Penello has since stepped forward to clarify what he meant. Making a...