He forced MS to reveal some of their cards when they didn't have too. The tension that was rising off of people not knowing what ws true or not I believe was working in MS favor.

Game Informer has learned from sources close to the matter that Orth is no longer with Microsoft. A call to Microsoft's main switchboard confirmed this fact. Our sources, who wish to remain anonymous, suggest that Orth resigned in the wake of last week's events. We haven't been able to confirm whether this was a voluntary or forced resignation.