Opening the XBox: Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution

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Prima, 2002 - Business & Economics - 370 pages
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"In Opening the Xbox, journalist and gaming-industry expert Dean Takahashi guides you deep into the story of this much-anticipated game console. Through exclusive interviews with top executives at Microsoft, exhaustive research, and a penetrating investigation, he unveils the story behind the development of the project and how it could change the entertainment industry forever."--BOOK JACKET.

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User Review  - Neeraj Sharma - Goodreads

Very interesting details from original Xbox release and a lot of them I could personally draw parallel to Xbox One release. Read full review

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User Review  - Ahmed Elsherbiny - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this book. I can see it as a story of (first version of) xbox life time. It is organized well and I didn't feel distracted in following the book. Language of the book is clear and ... Read full review

Contents

Shadow of the Past
1
Do Something
12
High Tide for the Games Industry
25
Copyright

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Video Games
James Newman
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About the author (2002)

Dean Takahshi, a senior writer for Red Herring magazine, has been a business journalist for 14 years and a die-hard video gamer for life. A former gaming and tech correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, he has also written for the San Jose Mercury News, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, and Dallas Times Herald and has appeared on CNN and CNBC. He lives in the suburbs of San Jose, California.

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