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Microsoft to reveal next generation Xbox May 21

Microsoft will reveal the next Xbox on May 21. The event will have a global stream on Xbox.com, Xbox Live and Spike TV (US and Canada). No word yet if the Xbox 360 Pizza Hut app will also stream the event. "On that day, we'll share our vision for Xbox, and give you a real taste of the future. Then,...

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DigiPen expands, increasing graduating class size by a third

[Image credit: Wade Rockett] Being a premier college for game developers seeking out bachelor's and master's degrees in mind-bending, DigiPen recently announced plans to expand its campus to a larger location in Redmond, Washington. A 100,000 square-foot ex-Microsoft building will house the...

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Microsoft to buy a piece of Nintendo (land)

A 28-acre plot of land owned by Nintendo of America has just been sold to Microsoft, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Both Redmond, Washington-based companies are located close to one another, actually separated by this land. The deal will reportedly be finalized in the middle of this...

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Rumor: Marketers head for the hills, a fond farewell to Kaplan and Harrison

It's a wild week in the world of Nintendo's upper management in marketing ... we think. Recently, Nintendo's marketing department was told they'd need to ship off to either New York or San Francisco from their current homes in Redmond. According to Game Informer, as astounding 90% decided to...

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Nintendo is out, Microsoft is moving in

We all thought Nintendo was going to pack up and move on out of Redmond, Washington. Then we found out it was only a handful of divisions that would be relocating. Now, word comes that the small plot of land (27 acres) is up for auction and one of Nintendo's biggest rivals, Microsoft, is trying to...

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Nintendo staying put in Redmond, some divisions move

Remember that rumor last week about Nintendo of America deciding to leave Redmond, Washington for that of sunny San Francisco or New York? Turns out, the company is not moving after all, instead deciding to have some of its divisions relocate. NoA's sales, marketing and ads divisions are all...

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Nintendo stays in Redmond; sales, ad, and marketing moving to SF or NYC

Partially confirming last week's rumor, the Seattle Times is reporting that the sales, advertising and marketing divisions for Nintendo of America, totaling about 80 people, will be moved to either New York City or San Francisco. Meanwhile, the rest of NoA headquarters will remain in Redmond. The...

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Rumor: Nintendo of America moving; SF and NYC are options

This town ain't big enough for the both of them! Redmond, WA that is. Home to Microsoft, Nintendo of America, and 46K innocent bystanders, the sleepy burg just outside Seattle is also home to a showdown. Well, not so much a showdown -- we don't think Microsoft has any intention of packing up --...

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Dead Rising creator fends off fans at mall

You could say a lot of things about Capcom's Keiji Inafune ("he looks youthful"), but you can't say he's without a sense of humor. Why else would the creator of a video game about a man trapped in a shopping mall fending off swarms of brain-hungry zombies trap himself in a shopping mall to fend off...

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