What a day it’s been. That Microsoft press conference was quite the bore up until the very end when “shit got real”. Anyways, for those who don’t have the time to scour the net for all the juicy footage and essential info, I did it all for you. Enjoy.
Trust me, this list is a lot more exciting than having it slowly revealed to you.
Fable 2 – Xbox 360 Exclusive – This Autumn
Fallout 3 – Multi-platform – October 2008
Gears of War 2 – Xbox 360 Exclusive – November 17, 2008
Geometry Wars 2 – Xbox 360 Exclusive – August 6, 2008
Infinite Undiscovery – Xbox 360 Exclusive – September 2, 2008
Portal: Still Alive– Xbox 360 Exclusive – 2008
The Last Remnant– Timed Xbox 360 & Games for Windows Exclusive – November 8, 2008
Resident Evil 5 – Multi-platform – March 13th, 2009
Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Timed Xbox 360 Exclusive – H1 2009
- New Xbox 360 Dashboard interface with Mii-esque (dubbed Avatars) support and virtual spaces where folks can gather and share things. (Think PlayStation Home)
- New ‘casual’ games:
- Lips – Karaoke game
- Scene It! Box Office Smash – Trivia game
- You’re In The Movies! – Some sort of movie re-enactment game which allows for embarrassing performances
- Final Fantasy XIII coming to Xbox 360 as well! Coming to North American and Europe, but not Japan.
Other Items of Interest
If you have an Xbox 360, don’t forget to check Xbox Live! Marketplace for the “E3 Bringing It Home” coverage. It includes trailers and footage from a majority of the mentioned games. There are also two demos you may be interested in: Too Human and Tales of Vesperia. Both require Gold level accounts to download.
Special thanks to GameTrailers, 1UP, Kotaku and the other sites who’re at the front lines gathering info for folks like us.
IN ORDER OF WANTS: FALLOUT 3, FABLE 2, RESIDENT EVIL
I FORGOT GEARS OF WAR, THAT SHOULD BE FIRST
THE OTHER GAMES I DONT GIVE 2 SHITS FOR