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Sources close to GI.biz have told the site Phil Harrison, former of Sony and Atari executive, is joining Microsoft as head of its European Games Studios.

 

The site understands Microsoft will confirm the appointment later today.

Harrison will take over the position vacated by Peter Molyneux, who announced his departure for 22 Cans during GDC last week.

A partner at London Venture Partners for the last two years, Harrison was involved with games investment after tenures at both Atari and Sony.

http://www.vg247.com/2012/03/13/report-phil-harrison-to-join-microsoft-as-head-of-european-games-studios/



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The beginning of the end for MS!!!

Seriously though, I don't remember him being great for Sony, but anything is better than molyneux

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Harrison was responsible for overseeing 13 of Sony's first-party studios around the world, and was synonymous with big PlayStation 3 announcements at conferences. He unveiled PlayStation Home and LittleBigPlanet to the world at GDC in early 2007, for instance.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-03-13-former-sony-man-phil-harrison-made-boss-of-microsofts-european-game-studios



LOL. Too funny.

Cue steady stream of Sony fanboys saying "We never liked him anyway" and "He was bad for Sony!"



Can't we all just get along and play our games in peace?

I never liked him anyway

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This guy is bald. You can have him.

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Oh nooooo. I remember back in 2006 all PS3 fans wanted to have his babies. This "should" be a 360 victory here.

"We stole a PS3 exclusive......executive :P"

But I never thought he did any good for Sony. And offcourse ps3 fans will immediately forget how much they loved him and claim its no big deal.

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Pretend Exclusive: A 3rd party multiplat, that releases for multiple consoles in the same window, in which all press showings and marketing are catered to only one console. Exclusive console bundles, being the lead platform, as well as timed exclusive/exclusive  betas and game content also strengthen the claim. The final effect is that the uninformed gamer will be convinced that the version primarily advertised is the only and/or best place to experience the game.

X1: Titanfall, COD: AW.    PS4: Watch Dogs, Destiny

Xbox E3 Exclusives: Halo MCC, Crackdown 3, Phantom Dust, Scalebound, Dance Central Spotlight

Priceless....

I don't like the fella... but whenever I said so the Sony fans defended him to the hilt.

How times change.


kowenicki said:
Priceless....

I don't like the fella... but whenever I said so the Sony fans defended him to the hilt.

How times change.




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pezus said:
kowenicki said:
Priceless....

I don't like the fella... but whenever I said so the Sony fans defended him to the hilt.

How times change.


although he is easier to take than the buffoon Tretton or the new stock englishman House.