Thursday, December 18, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
North Korea Linked To Recent Sony Hacking
Sony Global Education Established
CEA and Japan Audio Society to Jointly Promote Hi-Res Audio
Intel, IBM Follow Different Strategies On 14nm FinFET
Toshiba Announces 6TB Enterprise Capacity HDD Models
WebOS 2.0 Smart TV Platfom To Debut At CES
ICANN Targeted in Phishing Attack
BlackBerry Classic Makes Official Debut
Active Discussions
Windows xp
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Microsoft Japan to Release Own-Brand Xbox Software


Microsoft Co., Ltd. of Japan disclosed on Oct. 3 its first own-brand software for "Xbox," a game machine for home entertainment use.

Microsoft said it will start to sell the products some time from February until the summer of 2002, when Xbox is released. Norio Saito, senior manager of the Marketing Planning Group, Xbox Division, said at the Oct. 3 press conference, "Today's demonstration may change users' set image of Microsoft as 'the developer of business software.'"

Seven software games were disclosed this time, including "Nezmix," an action game featuring a mouse as a hero. In the presentation, four out of seven games are being developed now by Microsoft Japan. Three games were developed by Microsoft in the United States, and they are almost completely localized for Japanese users. Microsoft emphasized high graphic performance achieved by greater use of polygons. An official involved in developing the car racing game said, "We worked out details such as the backgrounds displayed on the bodies of running cars."

About Xbox Division, an organization bulging with more than 200 members, Hirohisa Ohura, managing director of the Xbox Division, said, "Around 90 percent of staff come from Ascii Corp., Capcom Co., Ltd., and other software companies."


Previous
Next
Ulead DVD MovieFactory Transforms Home Videos Into Polished DVD Movies        All News        Ulead DVD MovieFactory Transforms Home Videos Into Polished DVD Movies
Ulead DVD MovieFactory Transforms Home Videos Into Polished DVD Movies     Optical Storage News      Ulead DVD MovieFactory Transforms Home Videos Into Polished DVD Movies

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Xbox One Outsells PS4 For The First Time
Xbox And Playstation Black Friday Deals
HBO GO Launches on Xbox One
Xbox One Sales Increased
Xbox One Update Brings Personalization and TV Features
Microsoft To Add 20nm Processor To New Xbox One
Microsoft Cuts Price Of Xbox One Xbox, Now Available for $349
Microsoft To Retire The Xbox Music Streaming Feature
New Xbox One Update Is Rolling Out Today
Xbox One Launches In China
Microsoft Pushes Back Xbox One Debut In China
Xbox One To Debut In China

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .