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Xbox 720 “ultimate gaming console” focus would make Molyneux a “happy bunny”

Xbox 720 “ultimate gaming console” focus would make Molyneux a “happy bunny”

This week the founder of both 22cans and Lionhead gaming companies suggested that he'll be excited to see how far the next-generation Xbox has come since he saw Microsoft's plans a year ago. Peter Molyneux made it clear that his hopes for the Microsoft-made console centered on gaming and that the company make what he called "the ultimate gaming console." The alternative, he said, was that the creators of the console would get distracted with living room entertainment abilities and technologies like Glass and touch.

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Ex-Sony Phil Harrison fills Peter Molyneux’s role at Microsoft

Ex-Sony Phil Harrison fills Peter Molyneux’s role at Microsoft

Peter Molyneux only announced his departure from Microsoft last week, but already his position has been filled. The new head of Microsoft Game Studios Europe will be former Sony executive Phil Harrison. A formal announcement has been made by Microsoft, with Phil Spencer, corporate vice president at Microsoft Studios saying: "Phil is one of video gaming’s true visionaries, and his experience overseeing global studios and deep industry relationships make him the ideal person to lead our European efforts."

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Curiosity puzzle completion unlocks new Godus god

Curiosity puzzle completion unlocks new Godus god

Solve a puzzle: become a god. That's the treat video game designer Peter Molyneux has revealed is at the end of the Curiosity mobile game, which a UK teenager won over the weekend and found that he would be the all-powerful deity in upcoming title Godus. In addition to getting unknown powers in the new game, winner Bryan Henderson will get "a small piece" of each transaction made in Godus.

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Lionhead Studios Moves Right Along and Announces Fable III

Lionhead Studios Moves Right Along and Announces Fable III

Fable II has grown to be the best-selling Role Playing Game (RPG) on the Xbox 360 (was that really a huge endeavor?), but Peter Molyneux and his Lionhead Studios are not going to rest on their laurels. They're hoping that all the Fable fans out there are ready for more, or at least will be by the holiday season 2010, because the next installment of the critically-acclaimed series is headed to store shelves next year. And Lionhead has a few changes coming.

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