Zynga CEO Mark Pincus pursued Microsoft's Xbox chief for several months and had no other candidates in mind for the top job at the social games company, a source at Zynga said Monday.
Microsoft launches a Web version of Xbox Music, allowing access to the service on computers that don't run Windows 8.
Microsoft can't seem to catch a break with gamers; every bit of good news seems to be followed by bad. Let's review.
Microsoft's Kinect for Windows will be released in final form by next year, and include "green screen" technology to strip out backgrounds from behind users.
Xbox Music may soon be breaking out of Microsoft's own platform and onto any desktop web browser.
Nvidia's Shield is complementary to gaming consoles for now, but the company hopes that wide adoption of Android gaming ultimately could make the $349 handheld an alternative to Xbox and PlayStation.
Microsoft earns some much-needed goodwill with an E3 press conference packed with exciting new games.
Here are details on the Xbox One and other announcements made Monday from Microsoft's press event at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles. Click the link to replay the event with our added commentary and coverage.