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When you've made big money like Shane Kim, former VP of Microsoft Game Studios, you wanna get paid even more spreading that acquired knowledge around like Nutella on breakfast toast. The latest bit of supplemental income for the former exec is a seat on the board of Zipline Games. "Shane's knowl...

August 8th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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After 19 years of working for gaming/computing software juggernaut Microsoft, Shane Kim will step down at the end of this year, according to a report from Gamasutra. His duties as vice president of strategy and business development for the company's Interactive Entertainment Business sector will be...

September 14th 2009 at 7:50pm 0 Comments
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Though it's been quite some time since we last heard anything about a portable gaming device from Microsoft, corporate VP Shane Kim recently reconfirmed to Kikizo that the company is still very interested in the idea. "We're building a service in Live that will... will extend to other platforms ......

July 17th 2009 at 1:02pm 0 Comments
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Someday, we'll talk about third-party exclusives like the way we talk about car phones, Laserdiscs and troll dolls -- a thing of the past. That someday could be sooner than you think, if Microsoft exec Shane Kim is to be believed. "[Microsoft has] said for a long time that a key part of our strateg...

June 17th 2009 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Shane Kim, says that the Project Natal launch will be a large-scale endeavour, with its own sizeable launch lineup and everything. "Conceptually, the launch of Natal will be like the launch of Xbox 360," he told Kotaku during...

June 12th 2009 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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According to Microsoft head honcho Shane Kim, the Xbox 360 is here to stay for a long, long time and promises Microsoft will not end 360 production as quickly as they did with the original Xbox.When asked specifically when Microsoft will move from the 360 to another console, Kim claims they'll one-u...

November 18th 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Shane Kim knows (and he know we know) that Microsoft has had some problems in the MMO department, and he even takes the full blame, saying "It's a tough and challenging space that's evolving all the time – a lot of shifting sands. We haven't been able to crack the code." Listen, Kim (can we ca...

July 30th 2008 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Shane Kim, former Microsoft Game Studios guru and recently appointed VP of the Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business, recently spoke to EDGE magazine on his company's failed attempts at massively multiplayer online games. Specifically, MS canceled Marvel Universe Online earlier this year. Wa...

July 29th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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EDGE spoke with Microsoft Game Studios corporate VP Shane Kim about the MMO genre's failure to come to fruition on the Xbox 360 game console. Two MMOs that were planned for the platform -- Marvel Universe Online (an in-house project) and True Fantasy Live Online (developed by Factor 5) -- were canc...

July 29th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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click to enlarge Want to get a better look at the so-called "New Xbox Experience"? Microsoft shared a couple screens with us showing off the new UI, including a look at the home screen (above), Avatars, your games, the Marketplace (sorta), and Netflix. Dig in!%Gallery-27601%

July 14th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments