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23 Jan

MCV

Xbox One Japan sales slump to 300 units over past week
MCV
Xbox One sales hit a new low in Japan last week, selling just 300 units within the time frame. Games Industry calls attention to the abysmal figure, along with the fact that the console has been the tenth best (lowest) selling device on Media Create's hardware ...

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29 Dec

Hardcore Gamer

5pb. Visual Novel Could Signal Major Xbox One Push in Japan
Hardcore Gamer
Earlier today, 5pb. Executive Director Chiyomaru Shikura tweeted a photo of a piece of artwork (seen right below) from a forthcoming, undisclosed title that is to be presented at Comiket in Tokyo tomorrow (or Today for Japan #timedifference). Shikura stated ...

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22 Dec

TechCrunch

Line's COO Becomes Its New CEO As The Messaging Company Targets Global ...
TechCrunch
Fresh from launching its payment service and buying MixRadio from Microsoft, Japan-based messaging app Line has announced a change at the top with current COO Takeshi Idezawa taking over from Akira Morikawa as CEO. Line was founded by parent ...

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1 Dec

The Japan Times

Xbox Japan chief quits amid poor sales
The Japan Times
The head of Microsoft's Xbox business in Japan has resigned but will remain part of the games business at the U.S. head office, the company said. Takashi Sensui's position was “interactive entertainment business manager” at Microsoft Japan. The company ...

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1 Dec

The Straits Times

Xbox Japan chief steps down after poor sales of games consoles
The Straits Times
This file picture taken on Nov 20, 2010 shows Microsoft Japan Interactive Entertainment Business general manager Takashi Sensui (left) delivering the company's Xbox 360 Kinect to a Japanese customer (right) at a shop in the electronic goods district of ...

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1 Dec

Malay Mail Online

Xbox Japan head steps down, firm denies links to poor sales
Malay Mail Online
Takashi Sensui resigned yesterday as “interactive entertainment business general manager” at Microsoft Japan, but he will keep working in the games business at the US head office, the company said. Microsoft said Sensui's position would not be replaced, ...

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29 Nov

GameSpot

Xbox Japan Boss “Resigns” Amid Poor Sales Results
GameSpot
Takashi Sensui, the general manager of Xbox in Japan, has reportedly “resigned” from his role as the Xbox One continues to struggle in the region. However, Sensui will remain at the company, moving to Microsoft's Redmond headquarters to take on the role ...

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28 Nov

Gamepur

Xbox Japan Boss Takashi Sensui Resigns, "Due To Poor Performance Of Xbox ...
Gamepur
Microsoft Japan via press release has announced that Xbox Japan boss Takashi Sensui has resign from his position of General Manager of Interactive Entertainment Business. No reason was mention for this resignation neither the name of the executive who ...

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30 Oct

KpopStarz

Halo Master Chief Collection Release Date Bundle? Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC ...
KpopStarz
Microsoft Japan has announced that it will release an Xbox One bundle for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Siliconera reports. Like Us on Facebook. Halo 5: Guardians character Master Chief has been confirmed as the main character of the game, Game ...

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29 Oct

Gamepur

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox One Bundle Revealed With Packshot ...
Gamepur
This Holiday Season, Microsoft has provided Xbox fans with lot of Xbox One bundles to select from "Assassin's Creed Unity, Sunset Overdrive, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare", but it seems like they have hidden the best one only for Japan. I am talking about ...

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