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November 26, 2012
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Female ‘Halo’ Player Takes Her World-Class Gaming to Microsoft

A onetime top 10-ranked “Halo” player, Alex Hebert-Ruiz is now at Microsoft, where she advocates for Xbox LIVE Arcade games when she’s not playing “Halo 4.” REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 26, 2012 — Alex Hebert-Ruiz remembers the day she got … Continue reading

March 7, 2012
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Brought Together by Chickens: Behind the Popular Game Wordament

*How two Microsoft employees built a hit game for Windows Phone, which launched as one of the first apps on Windows 8.* REDMOND, Wash. – March 7, 2012 – Wordament, the hit Windows Phone game developed by two Microsoft employees, … Continue reading

April 15, 2011
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Fable Creator Blames Success on Baked Beans, Happy Accidents

*Peter Molyneux, creator of the popular “Fable” games series and head of Microsoft Game Studios in Europe, recalls the highs and lows of a 22-year career in video games – a career that was just honored by two lifetime achievement … Continue reading

September 14, 2010
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Millions Reaching for Most Ambitious Halo Game Yet

REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 14, 2010 — Millions of fans worldwide are celebrating today’s release of “Halo: Reach,” the newest installment in the Xbox 360 sci-fi saga.

August 17, 2010
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Microsoft Heralds a New Age of Gaming With “Age of Empires Online”

COLOGNE, Germany — Aug. 17, 2009 — On the eve of gamescom 2010, the world’s largest consumer-oriented games showcase, Microsoft Corp. unveiled the newest addition to the famed “Age of Empires” franchise, “Age of Empires Online.” Microsoft also announced the … Continue reading