Balmer says to save Xbox in his farewell speech.

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2 years ago#72
really?
2 years ago#73
Guys its opbvious what's going on here...MS investors are just Sony ponies

Obviously
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2 years ago#74
Asherned posted...
SoulTrapper posted...
Darthvade posted...
What you have to remember is Gates is in favor of Xbox, while he may not control as much stock his opinion carries weight. It would be like an investor telling Steve Jobs no we dont like that you cant do it at Apple. Just imagine how that would go.


Investors even wanted to get rid of Gates just a few weeks ago:

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/microsoft-shareholders-call-bill-gates-step-chairman/story?id=20443636


God that is wrong on so many levels. Way to spit in the face of your company's founder... it's like the British tossing Churchill out of office right after WWII ,like "thanks for saving the world, don't let the door hit you on the way out!"


Yeah, there's a real power struggle going on up there.
First Balmer, who was Gates' go-to-guy and now they're trying to get rid of Gates himself.

I wouldn't be surprised if they succeed, either.
ValueAct is known for cleaning up companies and trying to generate as much money as possible in a short amount of time.

They're also the ones responsible for Adobe Photoshop becoming a subscription service. These guys will step on anything to get their way.
2 years ago#75
Despite all the negative press regarding the Xbone, I will definitely acquire it after a price drop along with good library of games.
2 years ago#76
let me break down the 2014 lineup

ps4
Infamous Second Son
Driveclub
The Order 1886
Uncharted 4
New Tales game
Earth Defence Force
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
MLB 14: The Show
Shadow of the Beast
Yakuza Ishin
Deep Down
Hohokum
Guilty Gear Xrd

X1
Titanfail
Halo 578
and some KInect shovelware
2 years ago#77
CyborgTwenty posted...
let me break down the 2014 lineup

ps4
Infamous Second Son
Driveclub
The Order 1886
Uncharted 4
New Tales game
Earth Defence Force
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
MLB 14: The Show
Shadow of the Beast
Yakuza Ishin
Deep Down
Hohokum
Guilty Gear Xrd

X1
Titanfail
Halo 578
and some KInect shovelware


That's one of the issues I have as well: the xbox has the most exclusives at launch, but after that, it seems dead silent.
We know there's a Halo coming somewhere in the future, Projekt Spark and there's Titanfall, but besides that, I can't name anything.
2 years ago#78
Where's Bill Gates? maybe he should still be in charge. Look at MS now.
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2 years ago#79
Xbox Won! Balmer is like "F this already! I'm out"
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2 years ago#80
Must have spent too much money to get any exclusives other than Titanfall.
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