Xbox guru Blackley: Why I left Microsoft

As reported earlier, Seamus Blackley, the co-creator and technical director of the Xbox platform, has left Microsoft to start a new venture.

Blackley, who helped design the hardware and many of the development tools for the Xbox, was a visible figure in the early days of the Xbox life cycle as he was on hand to present some of the earliest games to the press. His resignation comes just before the games industry trade show E3 and after a series of Microsoft Xbox price-cut announcements, leaving many to speculate about the reasons for his resignation.

We had a chance to speak with Seamus Blackley to get the reasons for his sudden resignation, his thoughts on the current state of the Xbox, and even a few details on his upcoming project.

News source: ZDNet News

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