E3 2011: Microsoft Press Conference Round Up

By   /   Jun 7, 2011

Microsoft open this year’s E3 press conference which was little exciting compared to their last year’s E3 press conference. You can read through the summary below:

  • Modern Warfare 3 gameplay was revealed and it the usual announcement that the DLC will come first on Xbox 360. Modern Warfare 3 gameplay demo features some breath taking single player action including under water action, breaking into a sub-marine then driving a speed boat through the heart of the war around the waters of New York. Release date confirmed as November 8.
  • For the first time, Tomb Raider gameplay was shown and it looks stunning. Tomb Raider reboot will be significantly darker and more realistic to an extent that I couldn’t watch the trailer. She was screaming that realistic 🙂 Expect strong violence and lots of grunting in this game. The game’s coming this fall.
  • New EA Sports games Tiger Woods, Madden and FIFA series and one un-announced game with Kinect support.
  • Family Game Night and The Sims 3 Pets were revealed, both will support Kinect on console.
  • Mass Effect 3 Kinect demo was shown feature voice command controls. Ability to control conversations and give orders to party members via voice using Kinect.
  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will feature an exclusive Kinect mode called ‘GunSmith’ allowing players to create modular weapons, with more enough combination to create more than 20 million weapons.
  • Xbox Live gets YouTube, Bing and live TV support this fall. Kinect integration will be improved to make every feature work with voice command especially Bing Search.
  • You can now UFC with your friends and family using the all new social features provided by Xbox Live.
  • Gears of War 3 demo was shown featuring Cliff Blezenski playing the game.
  • Crytek’s new mystery roleplaying game, Ryse was shown, which is Kinect exclusive first person roleplaying game set in ancient Rome. Pretty Graphics…
  • Halo Anniversary announced, featuring a completely remastered campaign, co-op support via Xbox Live and seven multiplayer levels, playable online.
  • Forza 4’s new details on its social community features, car clubs, a “rival mode” and 16-player races.
  • Fable Journeys – The next iteration of Fable, where power and control are at your fingertips.
  • Minecraft – Minecraft coming exclusively to Xbox 360 with Kinect support this winter.
  • Kinect Disneyland Adventures – For Kids who can’t go to Disney land, enjoy it at home.
  • Star Wars Kinect demo gameplay revealed, is set in clone wars era, and features classic storyline and Star Wars action sequences doable with Kinect.
  • Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster – Kinect compatible cooperative adventure offering family friendly experience.
  • Kinect Fun Labs – Kinect goes social and Fun.
  • Kinect Sports: Season 2 – Sequel to the first game, now includes more sports.
  • Dance Central 2 – More songs, multiplayer, and ability to import your Dance Central Songs.
  • Halo 4 – New Teaser for the game was revealed hinting “The Dawn of the New Trilogy” for Xbox 360.

That’s just about it.

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