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Microsoft director of game platform strategy Andre "Ozymandias" Vrignaud is departing from his position after eight years on the job, apparently taking up a new position at Amazon. In a post on his personal blog announcing the career change, Vrignaud says he "can't really talk about details at this...

September 7th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Even though reviewers and early attendees have pointed out a slew of Apple references (including a snippet of the 1984 ad) in the Watchmen film, the one we've been waiting for most eagerly is the appearance of Adrian (Ozymandias) Veidt's sleek black SE/30. In the film version of 1985, it's what ever...

March 6th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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N'Gai Croal from Newsweek done gone and did it again, he baited another Microsoft guy into a bet ... a gamble they'll probably lose. The new wager is between Croal and Xbox attack dog Andrew "Ozymandias" Vrignaud. The battle lines are that Ozy says there'll be a 40GB $399 version of the PS3 once the...

July 25th 2007 at 5:55pm 0 Comments
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It wasn't too long ago when a Microsoft executive was trash-talking Sony. Nay, going so far as to make a bet against their rival gaming manufacturer. Case in point: J. Allard made predicted that Sony's PSP would downright flop. He was wrong, and to honor a bet with Newsweek's N'Gai Croal, he donned...

July 25th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Ozymandias, the man in charge of the future Xbox, is asking for your input on the future of Live. He points out that Live will soon extend beyond the Xbox platform, making its way to PCs and mobile platforms as well. As such, he is posting an open forum for users to share their ideas about the futur...

January 16th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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From the "PS3 can't get a publicity break" file comes news that the system's Blu-ray load times will be slower than the DVD speeds of the Xbox 360. Following our post regarding Resistance: Fall of Man's beefy 22GBs of data, Microsoft's Andre Vrignaud (aka Ozymandias) wrote about why storage capaci...

September 4th 2006 at 1:50pm 0 Comments
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There's this Microsoft supporter, Ozymandias, who recently pushed an article called "1080p Meaningless this Generation". Well, perhaps Microsoft supporter is unfair, but he's definitely against Sony's new console. Let's sum up his reasoning behind the uselessness of 1080p. Multiplatform games e...

August 17th 2006 at 9:30am 0 Comments