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Archive for March 23rd, 2011


Rare Gets A New Studio Director

Rare Gets A New Studio Director kinect news

Our friends at Rare are doing a great job with their Kinect Sports game release, that’s been selling millions ever since its launch. Unfortunately, lay-offs at the company – that is part of Microsoft’s Game Studios – was still considered the best option in today’s economic climate.

Besides the lay-offs, a new studio director has also been appointed. Microsoft’s announced that they’ve placed Craig Duncan as Rare’s Senior Studio Director. Craig worked as an executive at both Midway and Codemasters before starting his job at Rare’s.

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Rumor: New Kinect in the making opinions

According to recent job postings on Microsoft’s career page, it appears that the company is looking for people with knowledge regarding Kinect-related technology. Of course we do not expect Microsoft to just lay back for a few years until Kinect gets to the end of its life cycle, but should we expect the next generation Kinect already this year? More info after the jump.

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