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A former Xbox Entertainment Studios TV project debuted to rave reviews on AMC, though it's not an indication that Microsoft should have kept its video-producing subsidiary.
Microsoft has reportedly been in talks with Warner Bros about spinning off its now-dead Xbox Entertainment Studios unit, and potentially merging it with popular gaming YouTube channel, Machinima.
Microsoft is to close Xbox Entertainment Studios, the division responsible for its original TV shows, with the loss of around 200 employees - although its Halo live-action shows will not be affected.
Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg has announced that he will become the new Global Product Marketing head for the company's Xbox first and third party games, along with Xbox Entertainment Studios.
Microsoft is looking into turning some of its other game properties into TV series that would be shown as part of its Xbox Originals program, including Gears of Wars, Age of Empires and more.
An excavation of an old landfill in New Mexico to find evidence of millions of buried Atari 2600 "E.T." game cartridges has been successful and will be part of an upcoming Microsoft Xbox documentary.
Microsoft will hold an Atari 2600-themed free party Friday night in Alamogordo, New Mexico prior to Saturday's dig of the site where millions of "E.T.' games were buried.
Microsoft has announced that the April 26th excavation and filming of a New Mexico landfill with millions of buried Atari 2600 "E.T" game cartridges will be open to the public to attend.
A new article offers up more information about Microsoft's TV series plans from its Xbox Entertainment Studios, including a new sci-fi series called 'Humans' and a show produced by actor Seth Green.
Plans to film a documentary focused on digging up the landfill with millions of unsold 'E.T.' Atari 2600 game cartridges for Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios are now on hold.
Blair Westlake, the executive in charge of Microsoft's media licensing for Xbox, has left the company, according to a new report, saying it's moving in a direction that doesn't fit his skills.
Microsoft has announced its Xbox Entertainment Studios will show a documentary series from the Lightbox production company, with the first doc to chronicle the burial of Atari's failed "E.T." game.