No, I wasn't planning on sleeping tonight anyway. Or the rest of this month, for that matter.
Alongside recent news that Microsoft will be laying off 18,000 staff came the news that included in that number is the team over at Xbox Entertainment Studios.
This team, set up to make new original programming for the Xbox brand, consists of around 200 people, all of whom will now be losing their jobs due to the studio closing.
Microsoft has stated that it will be refocusing its efforts on games, which seems to suggest the company is moving away from the TV and Entertainment focus that Don Mattrick put in place previously.This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Microsoft Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios - News
Categories: Gaming and Entertainment News
Independent anime studio Marone owner Tarō Yamada also hints at 4th episode in OVA series with new director, character designs
Over the weekend, fast food companies in China have come under attack after an undercover report by the media revealed that the companies could be serving expired meats — some that may have been expired for over a year!
Before The Fall director to helm 3rd film inspired by Japanese horror classic
Let me say that I don't believe the suspect magazine article in question. However, I do think that this is a rather interesting, if not totally unfortunate, example of just how popular Yokai Watch has become in Japan.
Over the weekend, temperatures in northern China reached upwards of 100 degrees Fahrenheit! That's about 40 degrees Celsius. To avoid the heat, many chose to visit public watering holes such as public pools. It appears way too many people had the same idea.
Building unsurprisingly. Lots of building. Oh God so much building. Here's a new video showing the sets and ships being created for Paradise Decay's Minecraft version of Star Wars A New Hope .
K: Missing Kings, live-action Say, "I Love You". films debut
This weekend in Tokyo, the Pikachu the Movie XY Exhibit opened in Roppongi Hills along with the Pikachu Cafe. Visitors got a hands-on look at the Pokémon movies as well as a chance to scarf down Pikachu burgers . Let's have a look at the festivities!
The upcoming mega-man-like from Keiji Inafune has a fairly meaty new trailer.
This summer, there's a new Studio Ghibli movie. According to one reported insider, it could be Ghibli's last.
Live-action GTO, Nobunaga no Chef, Dōsōsei ~Hito wa, Sando, Koi o Suru~ dramas air
Tactical turn-based manager game stars Sentai heroes
Lorde, of worldwide music fame, surely has thoughts on a lot of things. Maybe everything. But today, we at this website care only about what she thinks of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
• Viz Offers Sailor Moon Classic for Digital Purchase
• Ouroboros Manga to Have 'Important Announcement'
• News Site Clarifies 4th New Evangelion Film's Reported Date
• Sega Trademarks 'Osha Majo Kirara'
• AnimeJapan Convention Adds Business Day in 2015
• Apple Agrees to Conditional US$450 Million Anti-Trust Settlement
Veteran game artist Mike Winterbauer is a crazy person. He's written a book showcasing (and telling the story behind) some classic examples of PC and console cover art, and instead of charging a premium for it, is giving it away for free.
This is the front page of ESPN.com right now. I mean, I know EPSN's lesser channels are broadcasting/streaming The International, but still. That's DOTA 2 front and centre on ESPN.com's front page. Crazy.