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Head of Xbox Japan resigns following weak Xbox One sales

Takashi Sensui is resigning from his role as head of Xbox Japan, according to Kotaku's translation of a report from Famitsu. Sensui has held his status since 2006, but rather than departing from Microsoft entirely, Kotaku reports he will support Xbox Japan and serve as General Manager for the Inter...

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Kinect comes to XBLA, Microsoft Game Studios reveals five Japanese titles

Microsoft Game Studios unveiled five new Japanese partnerships during its Tokyo Game Show 2010 keynote today, each intended to "provide fun for users throughout the world." Takashi Sensui, general manager of Xbox in Japan, claimed the projects would "define the future of Xbox 360 and Kinect" -- a...

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Microsoft executives delivering keynote at TGS 2010

CESA, the group responsible for planning the annual Tokyo Game Show, has announced the parties responsible for delivering one of the event's two main keynotes on its opening day, September 16. Microsoft entertainment exec Takashi Sensui and Microsoft Game Studio vice president Phil Spencer will tak...

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Microsoft's Sensui talks Xbox success (and lack thereof) in Japan

Xbox Japan boss, Takashi Sensui, recently sat down with Famitsu [via 1UP] to discuss Microsoft's successes and failures in the Japanese market since launching the original Xbox in 2002. Unlike other carefully worded and positively spun interviews given when discussing complete failures, Sensui lea...

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Microsoft pushing for 1 million 360s in Japan

With Japanese Xbox 360 sales recently reinvigorated, even outselling the Wii -- or coming damned close, depending on who you believe -- Microsoft is keen to keep up the momentum. Speaking to Edge, Xbox Japan head Takashi Sensui noted the sales boost, saying "[Microsoft needs] to make the strengthe...

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Xbox 360 reaching for 1 million units in Japan

A recent Edge Online article delves into Microsoft's persistent, price-slashing attempts to get the Xbox 360 into the hands and minds of Japanese consumers. With the system's sales sitting at 717,275 according to Enterbrain's last count, it seems Microsoft's first real milestone, while comparative...

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