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  1. Microsoft's Kudo Tsunoda now leading Xbox dev teams as part of organization shake-upRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Polygon

    Microsoft corporate vice president Kudo Tsunoda, who many Xbox fans likely know as the face of Kinect, is taking a newly expanded role at the company, Microsoft announced today. Tsunoda is now leading "a bunch of Xbox teams," including Microsoft developers Rare, Lionhead, Twisted Pixel and Lift London, while also working with the teams creating games like Scalebound , Quantum Break and Crackdown .

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  2. Microsoft shuffle sees HoloLens chief overseeing Xbox game makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Gamasutra

    Things are changing at Microsoft as corporate vice president Kudo Tsunoda, most recently a chief evangelist for the company's HoloLens headset , takes creative oversight over a handful of Microsoft studios. In a video posted to the Xbox Wire Tsunoda outlines his new responsibilities, which now encompass first-party studios like Lionhead, Lift London, Twisted Pixel and Rare as well as the company's partnerships with Platinum, Remedy and other studios.

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  3. Cary's Epic Games buys additional eight acres at CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    "Gears of War" creator Epic Games just purchased an additional eight acres of land near its Cary headquarters for "future development." The company, which recently offered up its game development technology, Unreal Engine 4 - free to developers - purchased the tract for $3.98 million.

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  4. Kinect and HoloLens developer Kudo Tsunoda expands role at MicrosoftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Eurogamer

    Microsoft's corporate vice president Kudo Tsunoda, creative director on Kinect and HoloLens, is expanding his role at the Xbox manufacturer. "Kudo will lead the vision and experience development of our other Microsoft Studios portfolio investments in the United States, Europe and across our Global Publishing team," Microsoft just announced .

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  5. Xbox expands Kudo Tsunoda's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | GamesIndustry.biz

    Microsoft's Kudo Tsunoda, corporate vice president at Microsoft, will be expanding his role to include leading teams across Europe and guiding the publishing team. He's also made extensive changes to Xbox's current developer setup.

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  6. The PS4 and Xbox One Have Nothing To Fear From $500-$5,000 Steam MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I think I'm a part of the first generation of journalists to skip print media entirely, and I've learned a lot these last few years at Forbes. My work has appeared on TVOvermind, IGN, and most importantly, a segment on The Colbert Report at one point.

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  7. Unreal Tournament Gameplay Trailer Brings Back Familiar WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... fanboyism. So what did I find in the comment section of the video above? Praise, gushing and fanboyism. I take it Epic Games is on the right track. To be completely honest that Outpost 23 map just had me floored. The sort of NASA-inspired space ...

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  8. The New (But Very Early) Unreal Tournament Is Already Really FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Kotaku

    ... so tremendously happy the new Unreal Tournament is more of that. There hasn't been a new Unreal Tournament since Epic Games fumbled Unreal Tournament 3 back in 2007. In a post- Gears of War world, it wasn't clear Unreal Tournament had a place ...

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  9. Why big game companies are suddenly giving away their secret sauceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... physics, and more. It's totally invisible to the gamer, the viewer, or the user. But it's big business. Epic Games, perhaps best known for the 22-million-selling Gears of War series of Xbox 360 games, has licensed out its Unreal Engine to hundreds ...

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  10. Epic Games Releases Unreal Engine 4 For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    Epic Games took the next big leap into the realm of breaking down barriers and opening up the bridge between dreaming up a cool game and making that cool game. How did they break down the barrier? By removing the financial hurdles for small outlets, starting studios and indie devs to get over.

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  11. ACTION: A shot from Epic's forthcoming Fortnite gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    GAMERS across the globe have explored the alien world of Sera and fought alongside Marcus Fenix against the marauding Locust Horde, but few would guess the massively successful Gears of War franchise has roots in the North-East. Robert Troughton is at the helm of Epic Games UK, part of a global business that produces some of the best-known games on the market.

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  12. The Order' doesn't deserve bad rapRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Telegram

    There's been oodles of bellyaching within the gaming press in the past week about Ready At Dawn's "The Order: 1886," the first major release of 2015 for the PlayStation 4. The gaming public has grown weary of the perceived lack of killer software for their PS4s and Xbox Ones, or are exhausted with what they see as waves of triple-A games that crash and burn on their own hype - and the response has been savage. Every anticipated flaw has been turned into a silver stake, stabbed toward "The Order's" heart.

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  13. REVIEW: The Order: 1886Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | ActionTrip

    The Order: 1886 is quite possibly Sony's most hyped game for the PlayStation 4. When the company announced the PlayStation 4 at E3 in 2013, they showed a snippet of The Order: 1886, which got many fans frothing on their computer and TV screens. I was most definitely amongst them, and with each new piece of information fed to the masses, my excitement grew.

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  14. Road to the IGF: The Astronauts' The Vanishing of Ethan CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Gamasutra

    ... Ethan Carter is the first game from the studio, core members were founders of People Can Fly (later known as Epic Games Poland), creators of high-octane shooters Painkiller , Bulletstorm , and Gears of War: Judgment. Ethan Carter , however, is a ...

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  15. Epic Games to offer $5 million in no-strings attached Unreal Dev GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | TechSpot

    Well known for its Gears of War series, Epic Games is also a driving force in the gaming industry because of its popular Unreal Engine platform. Founder Tim Sweeney and the rest of the folks at Epic have decided to leverage its status in the industry to offer a multi-million dollar pool of funding available to selected game developers.

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  16. Daily Roundup: build your own PC, Lenovo adware and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Engadget

    ... from the battery maker's "most critical projects." Tim Sweeney knows the video game industry. He started Epic Games, the studio behind huge franchises like Gears of War, Unreal Tournament , and Infinity Blade , and the widely used game development ...

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  17. The Order: 1886 - How did Ready At Dawn's TPS lose its way?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | TrustedReviews

    OPINION: The Order: 1886 ticks so many boxes with us, so why is it we want to love it more than we actually do? When it was first unveiled at Sony's E3 keynote two years ago, we had high hopes for The Order: 1886 . Here was a moody, atmospheric shooter set against a dark, neo-Victorian London backdrop that featured weapons outside of their time that looked loads of fun to use.

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  18. Epic Games is giving away $5 million to Unreal Engine 4 developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Engadget

    ... he borrowed his dad's tractor and mowed lawns in his childhood neighborhood. Today, Sweeney is the founder of Epic Games: a powerhouse in the video game world, responsible for the Gears of War franchise and Unreal Engine , now in its fourth ...

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  19. Epic Games head believes VR will 'change the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Engadget

    Tim Sweeney knows the video game industry. He started Epic Games, the studio behind huge franchises like Gears of War , Unreal Tournament , and Infinity Blade , and the widely used game development software, Unreal Engine.

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  20. Microsoft cuts ties to Phantom Dust dev DarksideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | GamesIndustry.biz

    The security of the employees of Phantom Dust developer Darkside Game Studios is in doubt, after Microsoft decided to sever all professional ties to the studio. Phantom Dust is a remake of an Xbox game from 2004, which was designed by Yukio Futatsugi, the creator of Panzer Dragoon.

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