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Watch unlockable Mercenaries Mode for Resident Evil 5

Kotaku has posted a video of the Mercenaries mode you unlock when you finish Resident Evil 5. It’s the same unlockable mode from Resident Evil 4, but without mandatory co-op. If that’s your thing, time to get a bit excited: it’s out March 13.

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Corporate Vice President headlines

  • Xbox boss – Don't bash Nintendo

    Shane Kim loves Nintendo, essentially because the company can make money out of things that don’t appear to be games. He told VentureBeat: “I can tell you how that conversation goes at Microsoft. They say, ‘I don’t think that’s a game,’” Kim said in regards to Wii Fit. “But the guy at Nintendo says, ‘I […]

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  • Shane Kim promoted at MGS, Jeff Bell leaving Microsoft

    Microsoft Game Studios has revealed to GamesIndustry.biz that that Shane Kim will be moving to take up the newly-created position of corporate VP of strategy for Microsoft’s interactive business. He will be replaced by Phil Spencer, who was previously head of MGS in Europe. Additionally it has been announced that corporate VP of global marketing, […]

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  • Kim: Final Fantasy on 360 might not be enough to win Japan

    Xbox boss Shane Kim has issued a stoical take on 360′s position in Japan, saying that even an exclusive Final Fantasy series for the machine may not be enough to boost sales in the country. “I think there’s just as much precedent that they would leave [the franchise],” Kim told Kikizo when asked whether or […]

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  • Kim calls time on generation "winner" talk

    Speaking to Wired, Xbox boss Shane Kim’s said that this hardware generation is still in early days and no one knows who’s going to emerge triumphant, if anyone does. “Are we just amusing ourselves by trying to declare a winner and loser while the customers are still out there deciding? This is only the third […]

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  • Kim "very happy" Microsoft never launched a handheld

    Speaking at the Microsoft Gamer’s Day earlier this week, Xbox boss Shane Kim has finally put down perpetual talk of a Microsoft gaming handheld saying he’s pleased the company never entered the portable fray with Nintendo and Sony. “I’m very happy we didn’t get into it, because launching a handheld platform is like launching another […]

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  • MS Gamer's Day: Data will speak for itself in console race, says Kim

    The Eurogamer massive got a Kim interview too, the first bit of which just popped up on GI. Speaking at the Microsoft Gamer’s Day in San Francisco yesterday, the Xbox boss refused to be drawn on the states of play between his firm and Sony, saying only that the figures will tell the final story. […]

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  • MS Gamer's Day: Halo Wars for Leipzig in "controlled fashion", not ready for SF (update)

    Update: Sorry, our major bad. The Leipzig reference in the interview was to the game’s German showing in 2007, not 2008. Xbox boss Shane Kim confirmed in a CVG interview last night that Ensemble RTS Halo Wars will be shown at Games Convention in Leipzig this August, but that the viewing will be in a […]

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  • MS Gamer's Day: CVG gets Kim interview

    Looks like an exclusive. CVG interviewed Xbox boss Shane Kim at yesterday’s Microsoft Gamer’s Day in San Francisco, in which he reiterates that Gears 2 is 360′s biggest game this year, the console’s life cycle in general and confirmation that Halo Wars will be at Leipzig. Must-read.

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  • MS Gamer's Day: "I've never heard of motion controller," says Kim

    Speaking to CVG at Microsoft’s Gamer’s Day in San Francisco yesterday, Xbox boss Shane Kim put a hilarious boot into rumours of a motion-sensing controller for Xbox 360 by saying that he’d never heard of the device. “I’ve never heard of a motion sensing controller,” he said. “I don’t know what you are talking about.” […]

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  • Halo 3 has sold 8 million units, never say never on MS games portable: Kim

    Shane Kim, corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, has claimed Halo 3 has passed the 8 million sales mark at Las Vegas conference DICE, and has also mentioned that a gaming handlheld from the company is possible but unlikely. On the subject of Halo, he reiterated the fact that more content’s on the way […]

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