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January 20, 2017
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Tim Sweeney Honored at GDC

The Saint recounts Tim Sweeney’s early contributions to making Windows a gaming platform

May 17, 2014
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XBOX Dis-Kinected?

Microsoft stumbles on XBOX again, WildTangent dominates another game publishing platform… again…

February 26, 2014
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Stephen Elop to run Xbox

For once… words fail…

The Evolution of Direct3D

How the architecture strategy behind Direct3D lead to the modern GPU and massively convoluted 3D graphics pipeline

May 23, 2013
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Xbox 360 vs. PS3

What The Saint thought about the last console war between the PS/3 and XBOX 360 in 2005 before they launched.

May 22, 2013
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Early DirectXBOX Stories

Yes the name XBOX is short for DirectXBOX and the glowing green X used to be a radiation symbol logo for the Microsoft skunkworks project code named “Manhattan” to develop DirectX. An extra leg was added to the radiation symbol to make it PC…

May 21, 2013
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XBOX One First Reaction

Only Microsoft would call a system requiring THREE components an All-in-one media solution.

May 20, 2013
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What The Saint Thinks about the new XBOX “720”

XBOX 720, born obsolete…

Talisman

I want to begin this story with THE END, because if you think about these events in the present context you may realize that it …

December 28, 2012
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Taking Fun Seriously

One of the things I’m hoping to do in this blog is chronicle the history of DirectX before the stories and adventures associated with creating …

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