Microsoft E3 2013 Conference Round Up

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It’s now Microsoft’s time to shine once again. Will they manage to muster up some enthusiasm to reignite the spark for fans of the platform or will we get lost in a sea of gimmicks. Yes, Microsoft needs to talk more about games and gamers on the system. So, did this E3 hit it home with gamers? Let’s take a look at what transpired to find out.

Breakdown of the event

  • Kojima and Don Mattrick Take the stage after showing off MGS5.
  • Don Mattrick thanks Kojima for helping start the conference.
  • Kojima then exits the stage and they start talking about the 360.
  • Two free games per month for Xbox LIVE Gold Members
  • New Xbox 360 SKU
  • World of Tanks CEO talks about World of Tanks for the Xbox 360
  • Phil Spencer takes the stage and begins to introduce new games for the Xbox one.
  • Cevat Yerli Takes the stage to talk about RYSE: Son of Rome, which will be a timed exclusive
  • Ted Price from Insomiac took the stage to talk about Sunset Overdrive
  • Dan Greenwald talks about Forza 5 Motorsport
  • Forza 5 Will have a learning agent for its AI called a Drivatar.
  • Phil Harrison Takes the stage to talk about indie games and introduces an indie game montage
  • Sam Lake from Remedy talk about Quantum Break an Xbox one exclusive
  • Dave Mcarthy takes the stage to talk about Project Spark for Windows 8 and Xbox One
  • Project Spark will be a Sandbox cooperative adventure game where you create your won world and characters
  • MS demonstrates Smart Glass functionality with games.
  • Killer Instinct Match
  • DVR and Cloud functionality can take your game replays and put them on Xbox LIVE
  • Xbox LIVE is no longer limited to 100 friends
  • Family members benefit from your gold membership
  • Dead Rising 3 will be an Xbox One exclusive
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will support Smart Glass on the Xbox One
  • Battlefield 4 will run at 60 frames per second on the Xbox One
  • 343 Industries talks about a new Halo game for the Xbox One that will also run at 60fps
  • The Xbox One Launches this November for $499
  • Respawn Entertainments Titan Fall demoed. The game will be an Xbox One and Windows exclusive. Titan Fall will be released Spring 2014

Game Announcements and Trailers Shown

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
  • World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition
  • Max: The Curse of Brotherhood
  • Dark Souls 2
  • RYSE: Son of Rome
  • Killer Instinct
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Forza 5 Motorsport
  • Quantum Break
  • D4
  • Project Spark
  • Crimson Dragon
  • Dead Rising 3
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Battlefield 4
  • What Lies Below
  • Halo for the Xbox One
  • Titan Fall

Trailers

-RYSE

-MGS5

-Dead Rising 3

-Battlefield 4

-Titan Fall

Screens

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