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Let's be blunt: Microsoft has been having an absolutely miserable time
with the Xbox 360 in Japan. So how important should the Japanese market
be in its overall strategy for the 360? What do you think Microsoft
specifically did wrong in Japan? Can they fix things before (or during)
the arrivals of the Wii and PS3?
the North American market, does the Xbox 360 need more games by
Japanese developers to hook more gamers infatuated with
Japanese-style/-inspired games (those who grew up playing the various
Nintendo consoles, for example)? What should Microsoft do to court more