Microsoft did an incredible job at its E3 press conference. Here are the details.
-Show started off with Beatles Rock Band. The song "All You Need is Love" will be 360 DLC exclusive and proceeds will go to Doctors Without Borders.
-More Beatles songs will come to the game via DLC
-Tony Hawk showed a new trailer for Tony Hawk Ride
-The first two map packs for Modern Warfare 2 will be timed exclusive to Xbox 360.
-Final Fantasy XIII will release Spring 2010 in America on Xbox 360 and PS3
-Crackdown 2 announced for Xbox 360. Will not be made by original developers. To be released in 2010.
-Left 4 Dead 2 announced for Xbox 360 and PC. Will release on November 17.
-Splinter Cell Conviction coming this Fall exclusively on Xbox 360
-Halo 3 ODST will release on September 22.
-Halo Reach, a new Halo game from Bungie announced for 2010. Multiplayer beta for Halo Reach will come with new copies of Halo 3 ODST
-Joy Ride, a kart racing game with your avatar will be free for XBL gold members when it releases on XBLA this Fall.
-Shadow Complex, a 2D shooter from Epic Games will release this Summer on Xbox Live Arcade.
-Alan Wake will release exclusively on Xbox 360 in Spring 2010
-Forza Motorsport 3, the definitive racing game of this generation will release for Xbox 360 in October. Will include a movie editor and more customization.
-Metal Gear Solid Rising, the next Metal Gear Solid game will release on Xbox 360.
Facebook and Twitter will come to Xbox Live this Fall.
-Xbox Live will partner up with Last.fm to bring internet radio to Live gold users
-Zune HD Video Marketplace replacing current one. Will be faster and will support Xbox Live Party to view TV shows and movies.
-Netflix also recieving update. will be able to play videos from Xbox 360. No PC required.
-Xbox Project Natal will be a new accessory for Xbox 360. It is a camera that senses full body movements in 3D space, voice recognition, facial recognition, and even scanning real world items in the environment such as a skateboard design or a drawing on a piece of paper. You are the controller. Definitely 1ups the Wii even with with MotionPlus in every way possible. No word on release date or price.
-Peter Molyneux unveiled a tech demo for Natal in which you literally interact with a virtual being. It was very impressive. Natal looks to easily be the future of home entertainment and Xbox 360.
More news tomorrow and throughout the week. Stay tuned.
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