Is This The Dream Lineup For The Xbox 720?

"A couple of days back, we had published a similar article on the PlayStation 4. So it only made sense to do one on the Xbox 720. In our continuing quest to shed light on the future of gaming, we now turn our sights to the Xbox 720. "

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remanutd551919d ago

Alan Wake 2 might be the game that finally push me to get a microsoft console.

IAMERROR1919d ago

Kinect Sports 3? *pukes*

Loki861919d ago

Hate people like you, focus on only the negative. Of course there will be kinect titles on the next-gen system. Did you not see the rest of the list, I am guessing not since you are most likely on here to bash MS anyways.

UnholyLight1919d ago

Kinect sports is ACTUALLY kinda fun though..

Tr10wn1919d ago

"Kinect sports is ACTUALLY kinda fun though.."

Fun? *pukes*

IAMERROR1919d ago

yes, you guys caught me. I'm here to bash ms even though I've defended them countless times on this site...

Sure fun, but third one? that's hardly a dream lineup, give me some Conker

Gildarts1919d ago

I do not think there will be a Kinect sports 3 for quite some time, i think rare is done with Kinect sports, they are ready for core games now with Kinect support probably. I can see perfect dark work fine in combination with Kinect.

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AngelicIceDiamond1919d ago

I'm 90% sure we won't see Halo 5 and FableIV make launch date.

imdaboss11919d ago

if uwant exclusive games u got to get the PS4 they have a lot of first party games..

CommonSense1919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

yeah? and what if you, like me, don't really care for sony's exclusives?

thanks for trolling! don't come back soon.

Septic1918d ago

You mean like how the PS3 launched with so many amazing exclusives?

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Kurt Russell1918d ago

Actually the PS4 has no games. It doesn't even have a power cord...

Murad1918d ago

I can't say they have a lot, but I found their quality to be better. For example, MGS 4 ran amazing, and so did White Knight, along with Folklore, and a bunch of different titles. I think of it like this, as long as pirates don't attack, the exclusives will be better, well I hope so anyway.

indubitably1918d ago

Having tons of exclusives is really cool and all but there is no way I would buy all of them. I feel like people who obsess over them never get a multiplat because of all the money they have to dish out to get their half rate exclusives.

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BertlSenix1918d ago

Get it for PC
No need for a Xbox...Support Remedy and their favorite platform.They did fight like they want to leave hell that they can bring Alan Wake 1 for PC after the 360 version FLOPPED so hard.

BanBrother1918d ago

Bert, I'm pretty sure it sold more on xbox than it did PC. Although, you peg-legged PC pirates probably held it back from any decent sales to begin with. Tssssssss

creeping judas1918d ago

I so hope that English is not your first language!!

Murad1918d ago

Dude, it's not worth it. I mean don't get me wrong, Alan Wake was spectacular in every way. The story, the atmosphere, the use of the flashlight, and the gun, hell it was even scarier than what the Resident Evil franchise has become. However, the thing is that, I'm pretty sure Steam is going to have it, and honestly, most games that are released on Xbox are released on Steam, besides Kinect and Gears apparently, besides Gears 1.

Stuart57561918d ago

Alan Wake was great, but a launch lineup would need much more than this to sell me a new console, can't wait for announcements.

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RuleofOne343 1919d ago

Am all in love the line-up.

Belking1919d ago

Yea, pretty good lineup there but I think MS will actually have Alan wake 2 for it. I also think there will be other console exclusives like Just Cause 3 too. Rara is sure to have something for it. Their have been rumors of them working on next gen since 2011.

JoGam1919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

Just Cause is a multiplatform game my friend. MS may pay for some exclusive DLC but the game would be on every console. Not sure about Wii U

CommonSense1919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

It took me at least twice as long to read this sentence as it should have. Good use of punctuation.

And, why are you "all in" on speculation?

RuleofOne343 1919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

As a consumer I think MS has heard the cries ,whining & concern from fans about lack of exclusives. They just seem to be handling it in a form where it does not cost tons of cash for both the developer & themselves but where it is still profitable for both parties while satisfying the consumer it just happen to be a slow process. Here hoping for a ton of awesome 1st ,2ND party IP & some great 3rd party new IP ,sequels, prequels.

ScubbaSteve1919d ago

Not sure how you came to that conclusion, they aren't really pumping out many exclusives. Their strategy this generation has been to offer the same games you can find on other platforms with timed DLC.

AngelicIceDiamond1919d ago

That wasn't their strategy for the entire generation. The first 5 years MS was super aggressive about exclusives.

Just watch E3 2010 they didn't announce a single new game besides Ryse and the rest was casual stuff.

Isn't it suspicious that MS stop producing a big quanity of hardcore exclusives after the 2010's big line up? And then all of sudden rumors coming out saying MS has been working on next gen titles for the past couple of years?

Or the fact that MS had that timed exclusive DLC to COD for 3 years? 2009 to 2012 with super heavy rumors of MS new console getting released this fall?

Its all sketchy.

ScubbaSteve1919d ago

I'm not sure how that's sketchy at all, they started this generation by buying 3rd party support to eat away at the PS marketshare. They then offered timed exclusives on games to which consumers got wise about. You didn't need to spend 200-300 dollars on a new console you just had to wait a bit.

This resulted in the HD platforms being split in user base so every intelligent, 3rd party developer that wanted to make HD games made multi-platorm games for the rest of the generation unless they were paid enough money to make up the difference. Microsoft no longer had to buy exclusives because they were already in the door competing and the 3rd parties had to make multi-platform games anyways or they'd be losing out on roughly half their sales.

I'm just saying they didn't need exclusives at the end of the generation because every 3rd party developer was already resolved to make multi-platform games.

Gildarts1919d ago

They are in the process of making tons of exclusives you only need to look at how many studios they opened the last 2 years they now have more first party studios then Sony.

ScubbaSteve1919d ago

That really doesn't convince me of anything, I've been a gamer for many years and I've seen many of my favorite studios get bought out by MS only to never see the games they use to produce ever again. Hearing that they opened some studios with unproven track records doesn't really guarantee anything good will come out of them.

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KwietStorm1919d ago

They have to have the studios first to have 1st party exclusives. That's the problem. They have the handful of regulars like Halo and Forsake, and Gears if you include close relationship devs. They got away with times exclusives a lot earlier on this generation, but that well dried up industry wide. 3rd party developers need to make money too. This is why it concerns me what Microsoft will do moving forward. The multimedia box strategy doesn't do anything for me.

whoyouwit041919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

Dude do you do any research at all? cause if you did you would know that Microsoft has a shit load of studios that we haven't even see the first game from, Sony is the one that needs more studios they are closing doors left and right. Microsoft has the back catalog and studios to put Sony to shame but they just want use them properly. here's a list of Microsoft studios and what they are working on

United States

343 Industries – Halo series
Connected Experiences – Untitled Project – Design Large scale multiplayer title and help other first party studios
Good Science Studio – Kinect Adventures, Kinect Fun Labs
Kids and Lifestyle Entertainment – Untitled Project
Microsoft Studios – Los Angeles – Untitled Project
Microsoft Studios – Mobile Gaming – ilomilo
Microsoft Studios – Redmond Publishing – Overseeing and co-developing multiple projects in conjunction with third party development studios
Platform Next Studios – Untitled Project
Playful Learning – Untitled Project
Skybox Sports – Untitled Project
Turn 10 Studios – Forza Motorsport series
Twisted Pixel Games – The Gunstringer, LocoCycle
Xbox Live Productions – South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play!, South Park: Tenorman's Revenge, Avatar Kinect


Lionhead Studios – Fable series, Black & White series; Unannounced MMO-like New IP
Lift London – Multiple Cloud Based gaming projects
Rare Ltd. – Banjo-Kazooie series, Viva Piñata, Perfect Dark series, Kinect Sports series
Soho Productions – Kinect Sesame Street TV
Press Play – Untitled Project


BigPark – Joy Ride series, Kinect Sports: Season Two
Black Tusk Studios – Untitled Project
Microsoft Studios Victoria – Untitled Project

− Non Game Development
Microsoft Studios – Sentient Team Working with internal and external teams and sharing new technologies[25]
Microsoft Studios – Skype Xbox Engineering Team Bringing Skype communication software to Xbox platforms through Xbox Live[26]
Microsoft Studios – Games Testing Organization Responsible for games and entertainment testing; from crash processing, telemetry and data visualization, to automating Xboxes[27]
Microsoft Studios – Technology and Incubation Group Advancing new products and technologies[28]
Microsoft Studios – Xbox Core Platform team API and SDK development[29]

As you can see they have plenty of studios and unannounced games so who knows what the future of Xbox will be. hell they even have studios dedicated to making the hard ware better, which seems to be the only ones we been seeing from lately.

Oh_Yeah1919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

@whoyouwit04.. Nice big list and all but how many of those studios have made good aaa titles, 3? Halo, forza, gears... That's all the 360 has for exclusives.. All the other aaa like fable, Alan Wake, the Witcher.. They are all on pc too.

Murad1918d ago

No, you are seriously wrong. They don't care about their fans at all. Hell, I've seen University Graduates use the friggin Kinect better than Microsoft has.

Yangus1919d ago

The Witcher 3 and Forza 5 coming new box, i buy.

BertlSenix1918d ago

Witcher 3 will be better on PC and Gran Turismo or Project Cars are far superior to the unrealistic and lame Forza Series.
Get a PC and PS4.Only good choice if you want the best games in the best quality and a lot of variety.

Imalwaysright1918d ago

Witcher 2 sold poorly on the 360.

Trago13371919d ago (Edited 1919d ago )

Gimme the games lol