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Microsoft to Cut 3,000 Jobs, Mostly From Sales Team

By John Keefer, Jul 07, 2017 1:15pm PDT

The software giant is trying to boost its Azure cloud services to compete with Amazon and Google.

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"How many additional roles did you receive with no wage increase?"

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Phantom Dust Remaster Racks Up More Than 1 Million Players

By John Keefer, Jun 28, 2017 9:10am PDT

That's more than the original game ... much more.

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"Ahh that was such a straightforwardly fun game- i think the cool worldbuilding (lolspoilers) ..."

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Xbox Games With Gold For July Are Underwhelming

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2017 10:45am PDT

It's a slow month for game releases, and also for free games. But they're still free.

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"These are normally scheduled a few months in advance so I'm not sure we can blame this on games ..."

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Xbox One X Will Download 4K Assets Automatically, Even if You Don't Need Them

By John Keefer, Jun 26, 2017 9:25am PDT

Microsoft said it is giving developers tools to make downloads more efficient between the various Xbox One consoles.

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"That's a misleading title no? I mean are current consoles just downloading low res assets if ..."

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Everything Microsoft Announced at E3 2017

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2017 2:30pm PDT

Microsoft's presentation had cars, adorable foxes, pirates, and more.

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HoloLens Now Being Implemented in Military Gear

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2017 9:25am PDT

The Microsoft AR product is being added to the helmets for tank commanders.

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"It's already being used in business applications. Schlumberger is using it for ocean oil rigs to ..."

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Shack@E3 Day 3: Double Fine, Rebellion and More Microsoft

By John Keefer, Jun 15, 2017 8:00am PDT

It's the final day of the show and our schedule is still packed.

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E3 2017: Forza Motorsport 7 Was Built From the Ground Up For PC

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2017 7:20pm PDT

Building the game that way made it easier to develop for Xbox One X, Forza Creative Director Dan Greenawalt said.

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"It's been patched a few times and runs a bit better now. Forza proper is a lot less ..."

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E3 2017: Halo Wars 2 Awakening the Nightmare Expansion Gameplay Interview With Barry Feather

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2017 6:00pm PDT

The franchise's executive producer talks about the just announced DLC, Awakening the Nightmare.

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E3 2017: Sea of Thieves Gameplay Interview with Ted Timmins

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2017 5:35pm PDT

Steve has a chat with the PC design lead about how seaworthy Sea of Thieves actually is. 

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Shack@E3 Day 2: Microsoft, Ubisoft, Destiny 2, and More

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 14, 2017 8:00am PDT

Day 2 of our E3 coverage continues with exciting news from Microsoft, Ubisoft, and a smattering of other industry heavy-hitters.

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E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.

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"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

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E3 2017: Forza Motorsport 7 Interview With Dan Greenawalt

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 6:55pm PDT

The next installment of the racing series is back with better visuals, better physics and more weather effects.

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E3 2017: Xbox One Games Interview With Aaron Greenberg

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 6:00pm PDT

With the reveal of Xbox One X, you need to know what you will be playing on it.

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E3 2017: Xbox One X Interview With Microsoft's Albert Penello

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 5:25pm PDT

The new console, coming on November 7 for $499, was the highlight of the Microsoft press conference.

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