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Microsoft Execs To Deliver Tokyo Game Show Keynote

Takashi Sensui and Phil Spencer to outline Microsoft's 2010 strategy.

 
Hirai (right) speaks at last year's keynote.

Tokyo Game Show organizer CESA announced today the first of two keynote sessions that will open up this year's event on September 16.

Microsoft Home & Entertainment Division Chief Takashi Sensui and Microsoft Game Studio Corporate Vice President Phil Spencer will take the stage at the Makuhari Messe to deliver a keynote address tentatively titled "Xbox 360's Vision and 2010's Strategy."

The keynote address will be delivered simultaneous with the start of the first business day of the show, on the morning of September 16.

As with past TGS events, a second keynote address will follow. CESA has not announced the speaker for the second event.

Last year's opening keynote was delivered by Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Kaz Hirai (live blog transcript here. Microsoft's John Schappert delivered the keynote in 2008 (live blog here).

The TGS keynote is most widely known as the place where Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata first unveiled the Wiimote.

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