If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

This week, Microsoft surprises many with the announcement that the former Windows head Julie Larson-Green takes over the Xbox division, Super Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto teases a new possible new franchise, and Activision returns to the Entertainment Software Association.

You’ll also find reviews for Shin Megami Tensei IV, NCAA 14, The Walking Dead: 400 Days, Civilization V: Brave New World, and Deus Ex: The Fall.

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GTA V Rockstar Games

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Protagonist Shin Megami Tensei IV

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