The Microsoft E3 Press Conference Thread

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by TheDev, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. TheDev

    TheDev Senior member

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    Microsoft's E3 press conference will start in a few hours. Let's talk about it here. What do you think they will show today?
     
  2. Durvelle27

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    a few months back the ceo said at the E3 2012 the will be show casing a new xbox i believe ?
     
  3. Pheran

    Pheran Diamond Member

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    Will there be an online stream of this?

    I see that Engadget will have a liveblog.
     
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    Durvelle27 Diamond Member

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    purbeast0 Lifer

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    hate being at work when these things are going on lol, i want to watch it.
     
  6. Pheran

    Pheran Diamond Member

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    No, they have explicitly said that they are not showing a new console this year.
     
  7. Durvelle27

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    no that was plastation that said the new console will not be announced this year until ps3 4 year life spain is up
     
  8. Durvelle27

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    also spike is showing all the conferences if you don't watch online ?
     
  9. American Gunner

    American Gunner Platinum Member

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    I wonder if there will be anything for the people that don't want the gimmicky kinect crap shoved down their throats.
     
  10. Fingolfin269

    Fingolfin269 Lifer

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    Just out of curiosity, what needs to happen with motion-based gaming/input (Wii, Kinect, etc.) for it to no longer be considered 'gimmicky'?
     
  11. Pheran

    Pheran Diamond Member

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    What are you talking about? The first two games shown are both controller-based. They might offer Kinect voice commands, but I don't see how that is a problem.

    EDIT: Sorry, I didn't realize you posted that before it started.
     
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  12. Pheran

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    Blech, sports games, move on.
     
  13. Pheran

    Pheran Diamond Member

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    Hmm, not sure how well a Kinect-based Fable is going to work.
     
  14. ViRGE

    ViRGE Elite Member, Moderator Emeritus

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    Not to be unnecessarily snarky, but I'm going to guess poorly?
     
  15. Pheran

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    Wait, Matthew McConaughey is the vice president of Nike? :)
     
  16. Pheran

    Pheran Diamond Member

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    Meh, SmartGlass feature looks relatively useless, and I don't care about having a browser on Xbox.
     
  17. ViRGE

    ViRGE Elite Member, Moderator Emeritus

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    IE9 on a 360? Christ Almighty, that's going to be painfully slow. There's a reason MS used in-order cores: they didn't need hardware that offered strong general purpose computing performance. This is exactly the kind of thing the hardware is slow at.
     
  18. Pheran

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    Hmm, Wreckateer looks something like Kinect Angry Birds, but it could be a lot of fun.
     
  19. Pheran

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    LOL at the South Park guys making fun of SmartGlass.
     
  20. Pheran

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    Damn, was hoping the HMX announcement would be something other than Dance Central 3. Oh well.
     
  21. Atty

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    Usher is making this painful to watch. I'm also finding it painful because the Xbox live e3 app crashed 10 minutes in and royally screwed my viewing of the halo trailer and spike apparently can not do any better. Also, xbox live glass is suspiciously similar to AirPlay.

    Still, I am glad to see it will becoming to iOS devices too.
     
  22. purbeast0

    purbeast0 Lifer

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    so they announced a new gears game for 2013?

    is it supposed to be running on 360?

    if so it seems like a new MS console may not be as close as we hoped.
     
  23. purbeast0

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    lol i like this line from the wired live blog...

     
  24. bl4ckfl4g

    bl4ckfl4g Diamond Member

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    Worst conference in awhile. Ties Sony 2006 and the Nintendo one where they showed Wii music and the heartbeat thing.
     
  25. Pheran

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    I agree it was lame. A couple of mildly interesting game trailers, nothing more.