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OK, fanboys, before you hit that spittle-flecked "post comment" button after just reading that inflammatory headline question, hear us out. We're not just idly speculating here -- we're basing our query on an unusually frank quote from Microsoft Senior Vice President of Interactive Entertainment Bu...

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It's a case of "he said, he said" in the latest chapter of Bungiegate. This time around, the news centers on a comment made by Xbox senior VP Don Mattrick regarding Bungie president Harold Ryan's reaction to being told his company's new Halo game announcement was being struck from Microsoft's pre-E...

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The saga of Bungie v. Microsoft in The Case of the Missing Haloes continues. The L.A. Times spoke with Xbox senior VP Don Mattrick regarding the omission of Bungie's announcement from its Monday press conference. Mattrick told the writers that Microsoft decided to nix the reveal during the show to "...

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Maybe all the drama revolving the Bungie announcement and subsequent postponement wasn't worth the headache. In an interview with MTV Multiplayer blog Microsoft's head of Xbox Don Mattrick confirmed that Bungie is working on a new Halo title. Mattrick told MTV that Bungie's next title wasn't revea...

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In an interview with MTV News, Xbox bossman Don Mattrick confirmed that Bungie was indeed working on a new Halo game for Microsoft Game Studios. Asked to clarify if this project was either Ensemble Studios' upcoming Halo Wars or the still mysterious Peter Jackson Halo Chronicles project, Mattrick ...

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After Microsoft's brag-fest on Wednesday, during which Don Mattrick essentially declared the Xbox 360 as this generation's console winner, Nintendo made sure to strike back with a press release of their own. Mattrick's exact words were, "History has shown us that the first company to reach ten mill...

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The Electronic Arts and Microsoft executive shuffle isn't over. Former EA Chicago studio head Kudo Tsunoda is the latest to move from the venerable game maker to Microsoft's Xbox division, according to GameTap. Tsunoda joins Xbox division head Don Mattrick and VP of Live John Schappert as recent EA ...

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Dean Takahashi over at the Mercury News posted a memo he received from Microsoft games head Dan Mattrick, one that is far from ordinary and reeks of success, pride and optimism. Actually, the memo is so optimisticlly enjoyable it goes as far as to claim that the "Xbox 360 is on track to register the...

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In a surprisingly candid interview with MSNBC Don Mattrick (AKA the new Peter Moore) shared his heartfelt opinion that the Xbox 360 represented the best value of the three major consoles, saying, "On a price per value basis, I think we win ... relative to Sony and Nintendo." He elaborated that his "...

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