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Interview: Alex St. John Reminds Us Why Console Gaming Is Dead

Alex St. John, who became CEO of social network hi5 late last year, is one of the most famously outspoken personalities in the sphere of online gaming. He's seen the gaming industry grow up, first at Microsoft where he helped push the DirectX technology and later as co-founder of WildTangent, which was on the leading edge of monetizing online PC games primarily through micro-transactions. St. John also famously declared consoles dead in 2008, something that IndustryGamers asked him about in a recent interview among other things (hint: he's not backing down from it.)

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TomMcBaum3071d ago

WildTangent stuff was junk + nag screens. I hope his soul was worth it. Oh right, he sold that to Microsoft long before that.