Monday, July 14, 2008

Microsoft Starts Off E3 with A Bang!?!?!?!

Today, Microsoft held its E3 press conference in Los Angeles. Here are all of the major things announced today:
  • Fallout 3 will have exclusive DLC for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows
  • Resident Evil 5 will have online co-op and will be released on Friday March 13, 2009 worldwide for Xbox 360 and PS3
  • Fable II is done and will be released this October
  • Gears of War 2 will be released on November 7 and will feature 5 player co-op mode
  • NEW XBOX EXPERIENCE (a.k.a the fall update)
  • Will feature completely redesigned interface
  • Avatars with thousands of clothing hair and other options
  • Live Party System will let up to 8 players stick together and share the same experience on Xbox Live and share photos, movies and play games together
  • Xbox Live Primetime is a new category of games meant for party system
  • 1 vs. 100 (massively multiplayer game show) and Uno Rush will be first Primetime games
  • Allows you to stream Netflix movies from Xbox 360 (Netflix account required)
  • Best Xbox Live Arcade game lineup ever
  • Geometry Wars 2 coming next month will feature 4 player co-op
  • Galaga Legions: the true sequel to Galaga coming next month
  • Portal: Still Alive with new challenges coming exclusively this fall to Xbox Live Arcade
  • Original Banjo Kazooie coming to Xbox Live Arcade
  • South Park game also coming to Xbox Live Arcade in 2009
  • Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise and Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts confirmed for release this holiday
  • Scene It! Box Office Smash announed. Using avatars and coming this fall
  • You're In the Movies will use the Vision camera to help put your family and friends into tiny movies (works like eyetoy). Developed by Codemasters and coming this fall with bundled vision camera
  • New Metalica album will be on Guitar Hero III and Guitar Hero: World Tour the day it releases
  • Guitar Hero: World Tour will have 80 tracks on disc
  • Microsoft reveals Lips. Karioke game created by Inis (made Elete Beat Agents) where you can put music from an iPod or Zune into the game. Coming this fall with wireless microphones with motion sensing
  • Rock Band 2 will feature 84 songs on disc and Rock Band will have 500 playable songs by the end of the year
  • Infinite Undiscovery will release this fall
  • The Last Remnant will release this fall on Xbox 360 and Games for Windows
  • Star Ocean will release Spring 2009
  • Final Fantasy XIII will be releasing on Xbox 360
Stay tuned to Gamerscast all week for updates

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