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  1. Close encounters with console indie execs, part 2: ID@Xbox's Chris CharlaRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Gamasutra

    What are the tastes, backgrounds and experience of some of the biggest decision-makers at major console companies? Developer and senior contributor Brandon Sheffield talks to ID@Xbox's Chris Charla.

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  2. The mystery of Final Fantasy 14's 'HD Quality' modeRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Eurogamer

    A few Digital Foundry readers have pointed out that the PS4 version of Final Fantasy 14 features an interesting option in the display settings menu that allows you to select between two different rendering modes, labelled 'Full HD Quality' and 'HD Quality'.

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  3. Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Gives Up Day-to-day DutiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CIO

    Mark Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007 and gave up his CEO title less than a year ago, is now giving up all his operational duties at the company.

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  4. Digital Awards shortlist revealedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Brand Republic

    The shortlist for the 2014 Brand Republic Digital Awards has been decided, following an action-packed judging day at Yahoo's UK headquarters on 10 April.

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  5. Zynga founder Mark Pincus is stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    Zynga founder Mark Pincus is stepping down from his operational role as chief product officer to focus on serving as chairman of its board of directors, according to a blog post .

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  6. Microsoft Trademarks Filed Are Game-RelatedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    It is under two months before the spectacle that we know as E3 2014 will happen, and since this happens to be the biggest single trade show event in the video game industry each year, it would be interesting to find out that Microsoft executives have in store.

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  7. Zynga's Pincus leaves operations roleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Online game maker Zynga's founder, Mark Pincus, is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO, as the company's sales slide.

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  8. China to restrict game sales based on content like gambling, violenceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Joystiq

    Since China temporarily lifted its ban on foreign video game consoles in January , it was a matter of time before the government offered new rules to regulate console and game distribution.

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  9. Check Out an 8-Minute Multiplayer Walk Through For Watch DogsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | 411mania.com

    Check Out an 8-Minute Multiplayer Walk Through For Watch Dogs Posted by Larry Csonka on 04.23.2014 Take a look... Here is a new 8-minute, multiplayer walkthrough for Watch Dogs.

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  10. Microsoft Takes The Next-Gen Fight To Sony's Home TurfRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | TMCnet

    The video game industry has gone from a mole hill to a mountain in no time flat, Chris DiMarco is your Sherpa as you endeavor to scale Mount "Everquest" For sheer brass, you've got to hand it to Microsoft.

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  11. Watch Dogs Spider-Tank Gameplay Video Borrows From Saints RowRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    There's some additional new footage of Watch Dogs that has been made available for public consumption thanks to Giant Bomb.

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  12. Call Of Duty 2014 Screenshot Reveals Next-Gen Nostril TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Sledgehammer Games has released the first image from the 2014 Call of Duty . It tells us many things about the upcoming shooter, few of which are useful.

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  13. Xbox One Launches In Japan On September 4th, Has 48 Registered StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    The Xbox One's journey into the Asian-unknown is looking ever-more real by the day.

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  14. Microsoft Stock High, But Earnings Likely LowerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Investor's Business Daily

    With Microsoft stock trading near a 14-year high, expectations also are high that new CEO Satya Nadella can light a fire under the sleepy software giant.

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  15. Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations roleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this May 2, 2012 photo, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus smiles in front of one of their popular games "Zynga CityVille" at Zynga headquarters in San Francisco.

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  16. Minecraft for PS4 and Vita expected 'Q2 or Q3'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

    The news comes via Mojang's Owen Hill, who has addressed several fan questions in the comments section of a recent PlayStation blog .

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  17. Zynga founder Pincus steps down, Xbox Live GM to head Zynga StudiosRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Joystiq

    Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as Chief Product Officer of Zynga, the social gaming company announced alongside its first quarter 2014 financial results today.

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  18. Zynga revenue tops forecasts amid more exec shiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    Zynga reported first quarter revenue that topped Wall Street forecasts on Wednesday, as CEO Don Mattrick navigates the social games company's transition to mobile.

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  19. In just one year, Zynga has lost nearly half of its daily active usersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... board of directors. Pincus, who founded the company, was ousted as CEO in July 2013 in favor of Mattrick, a Microsoft Xbox veteran. Given his experience in Redmond, Mattrick also announced that Alex Garden would take over as Zynga's new president, ...

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  20. Zynga hires Microsoft's Xbox Music leader to manage its studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Neowin.net

    Today's announcement states that Pincus, who gave up his CEO role so that former Microsoft Xbox leader Don Mattrick could take on the position in July 2013 , will now no longer be Zynga's Chief Product Officer.

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