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Shinya Arino , comedian and host of the Japanese live-action video game variety series Retro Game Master (GameCenter CX), announced at a 10th anniversary press conference for the show on Friday that the show is getting a film adaptation.
When asked who he would want to be played by in GameCenter CX The Movie, Arino replied that he would like to be played by either Arata Furuta, Yoshiyoshi Arakawa, Satoshi Tsumabuki, or Joe Odagiri.
Don Mattrick, the president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business — which centers on the Xbox and all the software giant’s gaming and entertainment efforts — is leaving the company, said multiple sources close to the situation.
These sources added that the high-profile executive is also close to taking a top job at Zynga, the troubled online social gaming company, possibly as its CEO and working in close partnership with its founder and current CEO Mark Pincus.
Sources said the announcement of Mattrick’s appointment could be made as soon as today, after the markets close.