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Microsoft talks next-gen Xbox reveal, 'tonnes' of Xbox exclusives to be announced at E3

Microsoft has discussed its plans for next Tuesday's Xbox Reveal event, confirming that next week's announcement will be about "laying the foundation" and taking an "inside look at the making of the new [Xbox] platform and the team that's brought it to life," before revealing "tonnes of exclusives" at next month's E3. (Microsoft, Xbox One)

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Jek_Porkins  +   836d ago | Well said
Microsoft will use E3 to reveal more about the titles headed to the next Xbox, Greenberg says.

"E3 is all about the games," he continues. "At E3, I mean, if you're a gamer, it's going to be tonnes of exclusives, world premieres, and obviously even beyond that we have a lot to share between then and this holiday."

I didn't think I could get anymore excited...I'm about to wet myself with anticipation!

Megatons incoming!
jimbobwahey  +   836d ago
That's great news if they do indeed have tons of exclusives, shows that they've been listening to what gamers want :)
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abzdine  +   836d ago
let's see how much truth are there in these words because it's every year the same speach and the haven't been able to reinvent something else than Halo and Forza for all these years (Gears is a 3rd party obviously).

At E3 they always talk too much about xbox live and services, i really hope they will be able to show something for gamers this time because it's gonna be hard for them to top all Sony's first party games in terms of quantity
Gildarts  +   836d ago
That seems to be their new direction they have been really listening. With Windows 8 and Windows Phone. And now it seems they're doing the same for Xbox.

This is exactly what many gamers wanted to hear for E3, "Tonnes of exclusives and world premieres"
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Root  +   836d ago | Well said
Yeah...finally, it only took them, what...4 years

I'm still on the fence with this one...remember before Kinect was going to launch and even after

"We have a ton of exclusives to show off"

"We have a load of hardcore games for you guys"

"Kinect is for the hardcore"

Lie, after lie, after lie.

So yeah...sorry but I don't think I can take them seriously

We'll see though when E3 comes around. I mean to them exclusives could count timed exclusives or Kinect games that we probably won't care about
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Bigpappy  +   836d ago
I don't really care about how many games they list that would not go to PS4 or Wii-U. I just want to see the console will perform really well and that I will have some kickass games to play on it.

I also want to see what is new with Kinect and how they will handle previous games that people down loaded on XBLA. Would also be nice to see any adjustments to the Dash and menu system, and what ever else they change on Xbox Live. Exciting stuff (All of it).

What has amazed me the most so far though, is how little I know about the system which will be revealed in a few days and with E# right around the corner. I would have thought, with the PS4 already ousted, that that they would have been a lot of leaks about what M$ is bringing to the table. I can't remember ever knowing so little about a console before its veal or this close to E3. Even developers are dead silent. It does speak to the amount of influence they now have in the industry.

Holding such a big chunk of the market in the West is a major power position to hold.
wishingW3L  +   836d ago
more like they want to build the fanbase as fast as possible to then rest on their laurels while cashing-in on XBL fees and multiplats, or at least that's how MS played it this gen. Strong start but weak middle and end.
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sikbeta  +   836d ago
IF Third Party Exclusives...

XBOX Domination.
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   836d ago
Can people please stop the fanboy crap?

We (yup, WE, I'm one of the PS guys) all had been saying that MS needed to step their library up, that it needed to be more about games. Now that's exactly what they are saying they'll do.

I'm not saying you have to believe it, I personally have doubts, but it's not like we know differently, so all we can do is wait and see. And for once, DO IT. Let's try and maybe start this gen in a better mood we started the last one, there no need for this all over again...
BattleAxe  +   836d ago
"Microsoft talks next-gen Xbox reveal, 'tonnes' of KINECT Xbox exclusives to be announced, along with Call of Duty DLC at E3"

Freak of Nature  +   836d ago
I think that they have known what gamers want all along, it's clear that "gamer's want games"... Perhaps they will go for the hardcore with more effort this time around, (I certanly hope so)... They have been looking to get deeper into the overall media and casuals World and will continue to do so, it is a business, but I hope they really do look to boost the hardcore games library along with it......

But they seem real sure with this latest statement, I hope they come through, as I want them to succeed, as I do all the systems, more top notch quality to choose from, and competition breeds higher levels of quality...

Love to see a true Banjo platformer, Black tusk's new IP, and something new from Gears 4, and Respawns new IP too....... Wonder about any surprise "only on XBOX announcements" too.. Sure PS4 will have something surprising too... New IP's and 1st party "hardcore" exclusives are what I want most..

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Bobby Kotex  +   836d ago
If there are at least a couple must have exclusives, I'll probably get a system.
Sony360  +   836d ago

Gears may be a third party but it's still a AAA exclusive.
Chidori  +   836d ago
I hope you love kinect, because those are the only "exclusives" he's talking about.
RedDevils  +   836d ago
Correction tons of TIME exclusives :D
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Blacktric  +   836d ago
"Megatons incoming!"

After more than 4 years of underdelivery in their E3 conferences, I'm not expecting much from them. The best bet is them announcing 2-3 new IPs from third party studios and filling the rest of the show with Halo and Forza and how they renewed their contract with Activision and how next Xbox users will get the DLCs a month early again.
Reibooi  +   836d ago
I hope they have lots of exclusives because I mean great games are great games regardless of console.

That said given the MS track record of the last few years I'm keep my expectations really low. So many of their 1st party Studios are either gone or mere husks of what they used to be I find it hard to imagine where these tons of exclusives would even come from.

I want something new. I don't want another Fable, Forza, Halo or Gears. If they can bring a few new and interesting IP's I'll be happy but I hope we don't get like one new game from the above series and a ton of shovelware kinect stuff and tons of talk about entertainment apps and what not.
imdaboss1  +   836d ago
Dont know why xboxfanboys say MS have a lot of studios when they dont at all..the 360 only had very few exclusive games..and no one even cared about it..when ms start showing games then ill believe them but i doubt it..
Biohazard8860  +   836d ago
brave27heart  +   836d ago
Really depends on what they mean. For example Sony could announce that they have tonnes of exclusive games coming to PS4 including Killzone, Drive Club, Knack, Infamous, Gran Turismo, God of War, Uncharted, New game from Quantic Dreams, Little big planet, Sly Cooper, Ni No Kuni sequel, Last of Us sequel, Resistance...

The thing is only the first four have been confirmed as being in development, but you'd put money that those other franchises will make it to PS4 at some point in the future so they wouldnt be lying.

MS could do the same and say We have Halo, Forza, Gears and Fable coming to the Nextbox, but that doesnt mean they're close to being finished or even in development yet.

Until things are officially announced its all just speculation.
kostchtchie_  +   836d ago | Funny
Xbox gamers are in for treat, so many Kinect games incoming
Urusernamesucks  +   836d ago | Well said
Nervous sonny fans incoming.
GameCents  +   836d ago | Well said
I thought they'd be some or other PS4 cycle jerk convention today that would keep the fanboys away from trolling xbox articles.
I guess ps4 steam has worn off and you Bronies need something to do. Maybe if you'd spend this much time actually buying and playing games, SONY's game division wouldn't be lagging behind Microsoft and Nintendo.
Boody-Bandit  +   836d ago
I hope you're wrong (Kinect games). I want more core games for me and not XBA or Kinect games. I really hope MS brings the heat and has some new potential block buster IP's like they did with Gears this gen. Even if it's a whole new franchise from Epic, 343, Rare or Turn 10.

Hell I'd be off the charts excited if MS announced a new Killer Instinct. I don't need a ton of new exclusives. I will be happy with just a couple new IP's for the hardcore crowd.
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NumOnePS3FanBoy  +   836d ago
It's pretty much what more than half of their games are going be. Sad really.
ichimaru  +   836d ago
insecure much lol?
Gildarts  +   836d ago | Well said
lol at mad PS4 fanboys disagrees hahahahahah this is priceless.

God forbid Microsoft coming out with more exclusives then PS4 xD
superterabyte  +   836d ago
@glidarts You've already decided that the Xbox is for you and do not know anything about it yet those who have seen a console being announced and it's games are fanboys.
jdktech2010  +   836d ago
To be fair here, that might be impossible with Sony having 13 first party studios that churn out games. I love me some Halo and Gears but Microsoft needs some new jewels to keep me an xbox gamer.
its_JEFF  +   836d ago
To be honest, MS might have "tonnes of exclusives" if the rumors are true: "MS 1st party are 6 months behind" MS will lay the money down for exclusives if they feel like their 1st party titles won't be ready for launch #MakeItRain
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NumOnePS3FanBoy  +   836d ago
Too bad there really won't be that many announced. Simply compare the amount of exclusive studios each company has and you'll get your answer. Sorry for you.
BOLO  +   836d ago
Real Trailers sez..."Halo 5...6...7...and 8......and 9." lol
DOMination-  +   836d ago
I actually hope some of their games are behind schedule. Then you wont have the lull that happebs after almost all hardware launches.
brave27heart  +   836d ago
Quality over quantity. Im glad MS is bucking their ideas up but make sure its quality, not Star Wars Kinect levels of rubbish
Muffins1223  +   836d ago
Lets hope they can deliver. They have to be pretty good to not make me buy a ps4
Riderz1337  +   836d ago
"E3 is all about the games"...Then what the hell have they been doing the last three Entertainment Expo's?
Gildarts  +   836d ago
Not games obviously. Their e3's sucked when it came to games. Only the last one from last year was decent.
Skips  +   836d ago
Just EXACTLY what I would want to know. lol

Let's just hope it all ain't Kinect based. : /
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brave27heart  +   836d ago
InTheLab  +   836d ago
How do you have 20 disagrees for being excited for E3?????

Are we really going to take this Bulls*** fanboy war into next gen? I mean, aren't we all at least 7 years older at this point?

Anyway, I'm sure this showing on the 21st will be all apps and things no one cares about and MS will save all major gaming related bits for E3.

Should be a good showing if they forget about Kinect and the casuals that won't be watching E3...
Urusernamesucks  +   836d ago
Sonny fanboys never grow up...
its_JEFF  +   836d ago
I really doubt this "fanboy" stuff will end anytime soon. Even the replies to fanboy comments are fanboyish in nature. None of them are "growing up" anytime soon, neither side.

Us vs. Them mentality, it's hard to shake! and TBH a lot of people on the internet are just looking for this kind of thing. They just love to argue no matter what.
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FITgamer  +   836d ago
Who is "sonny"?
uuaschbaer  +   836d ago
tiffac008  +   836d ago
Better question, when did the "Fanboys" of any side ever grew up? They can't even stop hating each other to begin with.
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M-M  +   836d ago
"All fanboys never grow up" fixed*. @Urusernamesucks, stop being bad at trolling.
ABizzel1  +   836d ago
"People are going to get a great inside look at the making of the new platform and the team that's brought it to life. To be honest, it's really about the team, the people here. That's why we're inviting people to campus; we're going to bring them behind the scenes a little bit. We've never done this before and so it's really exciting to be able to do that. It's a lot of laying the foundation, probably the best way to describe it. And then just a couple of weeks later we go to E3."

So basically they're doing Sony's PS4 Announcement Event, with fewer games / just a few demo reels, a possible hardware showing, and saving everything else for E3 3 weeks later. About what I expected.
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AngryEnglish  +   836d ago
Well what else did you expect? They are not "doing what Sony did" as you put it, if that's the case then Sony did what Microsoft did with the 360, they did what apple do at there keynotes, its an unveil for gods sake of course there gonna show there system, a few demos and such, Sony does not lead the way in events, give your head a shake, its what happens all over the tech world of hardware unveiling....
ABizzel1  +   836d ago
"People are going to get a great inside look at the making of the new platform and the team that's brought it to life. To be honest, it's really about the team, the people here. That's why we're inviting people to campus; we're going to bring them behind the scenes a little bit.

We've NEVER done this before and so it's really exciting to be able to do that. It's a lot of laying the foundation, probably the best way to describe it. And then just a couple of weeks later we go to E3."

Arron Greenberg

Sony took the approach gamers and developers first, MS is trying to do the same. They NEVER go into details about their products, or the history of how it was made, and now they change face and do it is what I was getting at tas far as it's going to be like Sony's.

The other stuff is what I expected. Stop being so defensive it's so unappealing. UGH!
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AngryEnglish  +   836d ago
Defensive? I was pointing out that your statement was pointing towards Microsoft copying the Sony event, your words "So basically they're doing Sony's PS4 Announcement Event, with fewer games / just a few demo reels, a possible hardware showing, and saving everything else for E3 3 weeks later. About what I expected."

Make your mind up bud, you just gave an entirely different reason....
JP1369  +   836d ago
Learn the difference between there, their and they're.
ABizzel1  +   836d ago

I was just stating what Arron said. You took it as if I was saying that was a bad thing.
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AngryEnglish  +   836d ago
Fair enough Abizzel, I'm not nerdy fanboy getting in a rage, I was just making a point

JP1369..... Shut up you gimp, it not News 4 grammar you dick
ssj27  +   836d ago
no to exited anymore for the reveal..
if they show games they will only show most multiplataform games COD is one and EA will show few to maybe .

I will watch the reveal anyways ..
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JokesOnYou  +   836d ago
wishiW3L you guys keep pretending like sony has all these major blockbuster games every other month, year after year that's blows 360 exclusives away when basicly its been pretty run of the mill games from sony lately...last GOW wasn't nearly as good as its predecessor, last GT was disappointing to say the least, last Killzone took a step backward, Resistance, Resistance/Motorstorm/R&C/ SOCOM/= just keep getting worst, seriously I'd like to see a list of all these exclusives since 2012 that you guys keep touting compared to 360 over the same timeframe, I mean just having a big list means nothing how many are really worth a damm that peak the interest of non-loyal gamers?

Truth most of you same fanboys that find something negative to rant about the 360 daily are going to find a reason to hate whatever Microsoft reveals.
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Rainstorm81  +   836d ago
You know that goes both ways.... Haters gonna Hate...... Same reason people hate on PS+ or Cross Game Chat ..... Pure Ignorant Bias

How can anyone call themselves a Gamer and Hate good games and things that are good for gaming...Just boggles my mind

Don't you see the hate you're spewing ?

If you going to compare exclusives, why not span the entire generation? I mean it is the end of the gen come E3
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JP1369  +   836d ago
And what exactly has MS released in that same span of time besides a Gears prequel that wasn't as good as the previous games, or an arcade version of Forza with a boring handling model? Journey alone was better than just about anything MS has put out the last few years. All those other games you mentioned were great in my opinion (Motorstorm RC being the exception). Just because they didn't appeal to you doesn't mean they didn't provide the excitement and variety (key word there) that keeps Sony fans coming back. Oh, and even with PS4 coming out this fall, PS3 owners still have TLoU and GT6 to look forward to. I'm sure MS will continue to support the 360 too. I mean, look at how well they continued to support the original Box after the 360 had been announced...
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JokesOnYou  +   836d ago
@ Rainstorm81/JP39 No its not hate, he's the one going out of his way to troll a 360 related news about whats to come, why should I not point out why I disagree...and again its become a common theme for sony fanboys to act as if the only exclusives that matter are ps3 exclusive. Of course that's fine if you feel that way but if you're going to wave ps3 pom-poms in a 360 thread no less, then at least be upfront about it and lets see a fair comparison of what games you are speaking of compared to what games you think are so terrible on the other console.

Also the reason I gave a timeframe on it is because both consoles imo had better games at the start of this gen, mostly due to new IP's, leap in graphics, features, fresh hardware, etc that comes with the start of a gen and now BOTH have been hit with the sequel bug that comes with the latter part of a platform generation (its not a bad thing, just doesn't have the same awe factor). Sony does have some new stuff in the pipeline as I'm sure Microsoft will once we get to the May 21st and E3 so the point is sony fanboys blow a lot of hot air about current times with talk of whats to come in the future,...BOTH have plenty to play and those games I quickly listed was to point out that ps3 hasn't pumped out anything lately 360 fans are envious of yet all I keep hearing you guys talk like ps3 has all these games while 360 owners have nothing to play, lol sure its opinion but I'll take my one Halo4 vs ten of the latest KZ, SOCOM, and Resistance games. Now of course its a matter of taste so that likely goes for ps3 fans about 360 games, truth is owners of both like me probably have enjoyed a helluva lot more multiplats over the last 2 yrs than exclusives because I buy games that appeal to me not because they are "teh exclusive".
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DOMination-  +   836d ago
Last years big exclusives off the top of ny head:

Trials Evolution
Witcher 2
Forza Horizon

LBP Karting
Twisted Metal

Its all subjective but critically and also imo the 360 lineup was stronger.

2013 is a different story though.
Why o why  +   835d ago
Way too many apologists.

Think of this senerio.

All of your multiplats are played on your primary console.

The only reason your secondary console gets air time is because of its exclusive games or services.

Would you want more reason to use your secondary or less. That's how it is for me and many others. I don't like every ps exclusive so the more the merrier as I have a broader pool to choose from and no, they don't have to be blockbusters. I want the same from ms. Many great games from before I owned one have been added to my 360 library. Once my ignorance to the better games I'd not considered were enjoyed I wanted more. Thanks to those who recommended games I may of missed, yourself included.

Now it seems like wanting and enjoying more exclusives is taboo. How times have changed. Let's at least acknowledge, exclusives are more tailor made to make best use of the respective hardwares. How many this gen have won game of the year. That's right. The majority. Coincidence, loyalist spew or just facts. 3 new ips this year for the struggling company whilst the well off company gets a free pass
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andrewsqual  +   836d ago
"It's going to be tonnes of exclusives" i.e. timed exclusives means the same thing.

", world premieres" i.e. A game will debut at the Microsoft event and then be at the Sony one the next day anyway or just simply a game coming to all platforms anyway just like with past E3s like RE5, Fallout3, "Metal Gear Solid Rising".

That is what these statements pretty much mean. No need to get excited for nothing.
Jek_Porkins  +   836d ago
Microsoft has 20+ first party studios and you don't think they'll have anything to show off at E3? What in the world do you figure these studios have been up to?

We know they'll have second and third party support with games like Alan Wake 2, Project Gotham Racing 5, Ryse and the possibility of Titan from Respawn Entertainment, and that isn't even hitting on a single first party game.

I'm curious as to if people think all 20+ studios are going to do nothing? Kinect? I mean if you think 20+ studios are doing all Kinect you might be in for a bit of a shock, even if half their studios went casual and Kinect 2, that leaves 11+ doing core, throw in the second and third party and you have the makings of a lineup for everyone, every type of gamer.
jetlian  +   836d ago
Every gen MS tries new ips I see no reason why this one will be different. They just need to address the online and used games issues for me.

If both are are not true its all good
brave27heart  +   836d ago
@Jek Porkins

Care to name the 20 studios? Im struggling to think of more than 12.

And half of 20 isnt 11 =)

Im convinced MS will role out exclusives, Im not convinced they'll take chances like Sony will. MS wouldnt have backed a game like Journey, or Little Big Planet or Unfinished Swan. They really need to take a few more risks this gen.
BLKxSEPTEMBER  +   836d ago
Be careful not to show to much excitement or support for MS on this site. You will be bubbled down and disagreed with by a certain group of fanboys. Even in a MS thread...
ichimaru  +   836d ago
friggin sad isn't it lol. It's like none of the fanboys grew up from the last console war. 7 yrs older and people still worship a company
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   836d ago
I told people for months now over and over they'll show off core games. I even listed the games and that didn't go through to them.

But the fanboys are always in denial and disagree.

comment from earlier today.

"Nice to see MS worrying about the "Hard Core". Now, how about some games? Agree (132) Disagree (8) And a Funny bubble+.

My reply

"Tuesday and at E3.

Agree(1) Disagree(16)

I think its clear you guys need to start listening to logic. Because being a fanboy is NOT worth it.

Because you guys will be wrong 90% of time. MS has a CRAP ton of studios what do you fanboys expect?

Anyways I'm right, fanboys are wrong, like always.

Edit: looking at Roots extreme fanboy comment. Yeah its not worth being a fanboy, just isn't.
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DeadlyFire  +   836d ago
I almost thought they mean't Xbox exclusives for a minute. Then I reread that. "At E3" so it could just mean in general. I don't expect Microsoft to outnumber Sony's exclusives.
Gimmemorebubblez  +   836d ago
Why all the disagrees?
imdaboss1  +   836d ago
come on now we all know MS dont make or have any exclusive games..its all going to be DLC .
Docknoss  +   836d ago
GTA 6 has been all over the head lines on N4G this week. I could care less about any racing game or ps exclusive but I never commented and discouraged anything about the game. Maybe the ps fan's should do the same and stop worrying about what xbox has coming to it. The more exclusives the xbox brings the more exclusive ps4 will have so everyone wins.
jdaboss  +   835d ago
PS3 fanboys are such lil b@tches.. seriously how do you have 95 downvotes for saying that youre excited about a reveal.. disgusting. Be a Gamer, quit all this taking sides bullsh!t.
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TechOne  +   835d ago
"a lot of exclusives"

Yeah...a lot of DLC exclusives
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The future lies in the hand of MS??
NYC_Gamer  +   836d ago
I like what MS is saying about E3 being about games and having tons of exclusives
Root  +   836d ago
They've said that before though in the past...and look what happened

I thought they said anyway it was going to be about TV features and stuff....or maybe that was next weeks reveal show
konnerbllb  +   836d ago
I have a feeling they will focus on services and features during the reveal. While it's going to be fun watching the reveal, I think sony already has them beat in terms of reveal appeal. They just said they are saving games for e3 after all. It's bitter sweet.
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secretcode  +   836d ago
Pip pip, Microsoft's gone absolutely Bri'ish. Perhaps a spot of tea is in order.
stage88  +   836d ago
Hmmm I'll believe it when i see it. How many of these 'tonnes of exclusives' will turn out to be Kinect shovelware?
whoyouwit04  +   836d ago
They have 21 studios, and most we haven't seen the first thing from,. so I do believe they have tons of exclusives, but it doesn't sound like they are going to show many at this reveal event.
DiRtY  +   836d ago
Mimimimimi Kinect games do not count mimimimi.

Will it ever get old for some of you guys? I like Gears, Halo, Alan Wake and lots of other core games, but I do like Dance Central with a couple of friends as well. Is this not a game now, because another target audience can play it as well?

Do you feel so insecure that you have to post videos from your parents house with gaming posters on the wall, talking how Nintendo lost this gen, because only casuals bought the Wii? (Hi @ arbitor!)
Dlacy13g  +   836d ago
@DiRty...shhh...that is the "dirty" secret. Kinect games are exclusives just they dont get counted by the so called "hardcore" because they are not games they want to play. Kinect Sports Seasons 1 & 2 are absolutely great games if you ask me.
Salooh  +   836d ago
You overreact, if we don't like something we just say it. Is that something not kool to you?. Then apply it to your comment here and you will see no diference because you don't want serious games. You like kinect exclusives?. Then that's your opinion and demand more of it. But i don't so i demand more serious games. If they don't deliver then i complain. Didn't happen?. Then it's their lost...

Same applied to the vita. I don't like the focus on indie games. I want more serious games. Is that a bad thing?.

Note: Not all gamers post videos and show off about their games. I just play games then sell them so i can buy other games and others enjoy what i enjoyed. Even if i did it's not a wrong thing to be fan of games and put an art of them on a wall. It's just like any other hobby. Sports fans put T shirts on the wall and stuff like that too..
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DiRtY  +   836d ago

you should read my comment again. I like serious games as you called them. That is why I mentioned Halo, Gears and Alan Wake. I am a core gamer as well (Heck I am debating on N4G!), but I don't see judgement day coming when I play a Kinect game with a couple of friends though.

hardcore gamers need to stop thinking they are superior in any way and actually try a Kinect game with their girlfriends from time to time. But that is the main problem again. Look at arbitor - he never had a girlfriend and probably never will.
I_am_Batman  +   836d ago
@Dirty: Did you really just played the "nerdy hardcore gamer doesn't have a girlfriend" card? I mean really? (talking about feeling superior to others)

By the way playing Gears, Halo and Alan Wake doesn't make you a hardcore gamer. These are top selling games that everybody knows about and most 360 owners have played.

Just to clarify I don't think that casual games are bad but MS has to offer some new things too the early adopters as well. Nobody would even complain about Kinect if Microsoft would still provide a steady stream of new serious games from time to time like they did in the first 4 years of 360's life cycle.

They'll have to convince me that they won't drop the core after a couple of years this time around.
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ltachiUchiha  +   836d ago
I really hope they can bring it. I'll be very disappointed if most of those exclusives are kinect based. Bring your A game microsoft and blow us away.
greenpowerz  +   836d ago
Just bring us a dam next gen DreamFall as one of those exclusives.

LOL stealth disagrees and damage control panic trolling

Can't wait to get my hands on this Home theater/gaming PC hybrid.

Please announce audiophile and videophile hardware. I know the console will attempted to be the most powerful ever created, that is a given, just need the top notch sound and video capability. MSFT was able to achieve historic secrecy with this platform, so nobody could follow suit with hardware and other offerings even if they could afford to.
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DigitalRaptor  +   836d ago
If you gamed on PC, you'd know that Dreamfall Chapters is coming to PC through their Kickstarter campaign. That will not be Xbox exclusive.


"MSFT was able to achieve historic secrecy with this platform, so nobody could follow suit with hardware and other offerings even if they could afford to."

Their hardware specs were leaked by SuperDae.
RuleofOne343  +   836d ago
Am so ready for Tuesday, that I got it off. Ha ha .
whoyouwit04  +   836d ago
Me too, just hope I didn't take off and be disappointed, but hell it's a day off. no matter how disappointing there event may or may not be I will enjoy the day off. a good reveal event will just be a bonus.
ceballos77mx  +   836d ago
I'm all for the games, not gimmicks, hopefully its like this the whole Gen, and if so ill become ps4/nextbox user.
SDS Gamerfiend  +   836d ago
I think that Microsoft is gonna have a good showing at E3 this time around! I can't wait for the next XBOX and PS4! I feel bad for the Wii U though. They should have dropped the tablet controller and went cheap price point or truly went next gen and still dropped the tablet controllers lol!!!!!
Blackdeath_663  +   836d ago
the tablet is not the problem for the wiiu and while the hardware is underpowered they proved last gen that they can still make an underpowered console successful. they had all the media attention and interest the only thing they are lacking is the games and third party support. being slammed repeatedly by ea and other developers like the just cause devs doesn't help either. they should have gotten some feedback from devs on their console when they were developing it in the end they made a console that no one is really interested in
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4Sh0w  +   835d ago
Blackdeath you nailed it.
duli14  +   836d ago
it will most likely be some kinect games and a performance by usher or justin bieber
I_am_Batman  +   836d ago
I really don't think MS will do the same mistake twice.
SpideySpeakz  +   836d ago
Or will they?
oleretrogamer  +   836d ago
The only thing that I want to see is another Fable game. Fable Journey kinda sucked, it's time for a new Fable game that gets back to the games roots.
SDS Gamerfiend  +   836d ago
CEOSteveBallmer  +   836d ago
Sorry dude but Mark cerny and yu suzuki is talking about shenmue 3. Its very possible it will come out. But im not getting my hopes up if it wwill be multiplat and come to xbox 720. Don't believe me? heres a link: http://n4g.com/news/1220565...
GusBricker  +   836d ago
Seriously, as long as CoD is available at launch, the new Xbox is going to sell.
Dlacy13g  +   836d ago
Interesting side note... Microsoft still has in place their exclusivity deal for content in place until Dec. 31, 2013. One has to wonder if there is a renewal clause in that to extend it? And if so...could it be extended to not just the 360 but to the next xbox?
Lucreto  +   836d ago
It sounds too good to be true but I am not holding my breath.

I am expecting more exclusive Kinect games and a few 3rd party timed exclusives.

I am tired of these timed third Party exclusives they work for Microsoft in the short run but causes problems in the long run.

A serious question how many of these timed exclusives has Sony lost over they years compared to Microsoft?
MrBeatdown  +   836d ago
Same here. We've heard this all from Greenburg before...


We all know how that turned out... two Gears, two Forzas, and a Halo over three years.

Plus, after telling us the likes of BioShock, GTA DLC, and Fallout DLC were true exclusives, only to have them end up on PS3 a year later, I'd have to be pretty naive to take them at their word any more.
YodaCracker  +   836d ago
Microsoft does not allow games on their console unless they release simultaneously with other versions. That's why when Microsoft stole exclusives (like GTA IV, FFXIII, etc) they all released day and date with the PS3 version.

Sony does not have this rule, so they get the 360's hand-me-downs like Mass Effect 2, haha! Sony does require exclusive bonus content when a game comes to their platform late, though.
Rainstorm81  +   836d ago
Now explain how any of that is good for gaming?

I'd rather Sony or Microsoft to have the game fully exclusive instead of all this extra timed exclusive/exclusive content BS....that just fuels fanboy battles and hurts gaming and gamers
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DigitalRaptor  +   836d ago
@ Rainstorm81

Exactly. These MS-defending clowns only care about their selfish experiences in the closed and extortionate Xbox ecosystem.

I hate the fact that timed-exclusivity has been accepted as an industry norm. MS has fueled this negatively, and now Sony does it, which sucks for everyone really, as it spreads across the industry like a friggin disease. It's inorganic, false and lazy. Good for business, bad for consumers.

As far as what is good for consumers and the industry of large, these people couldn't care less. When the sensible consumers try to tell them of how MS's actions adversely affect the industry, it's called out as fanboyism. Any other logical mind would agree with a stronger and more consumer-minded industry.
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4Sh0w  +   835d ago
"I'd rather Sony or Microsoft to have the game fully exclusive instead of all this extra timed exclusive/exclusive content BS....that just fuels fanboy battles and hurts gaming and gamers"

-Well that's because only fanboys really care, with a very few select exceptions most of the timed exclusive stuff isn't all that significant to warrant you not buying or waiting to play the game on your favorite console, skins, side character, a map, a weapon, etc is just crumbs and I never hear any gamer in the real world say they are not buying or are going to buy a game they like because of some timed exclusive content. With that said its a poor excuse to blame time exclusive content for hurting gaming, no fanboys demonizing a particular brand is whats hurting gaming, along with of course all the greedy DLC tricks and tactics, etc started this gen to nickel and dime the consumer.

Oh so its Microsoft's fault for "time exclusivity" when sony does it, just like Microsoft forced sony to implement "online pass", expensive proprietary memory cards for PS Vita, replying in forums that cross game chat would be implemented when they knew it wasn't, removing BC/features ps3 use to have, saying the cell was the future and now with them dumping the cell this will create compatibility issues with ps4 in regards to BC, etc. Really although I wish it was different I choose not to dwell on it so the point is there are things you can find to complain about with both but of course you have an agenda to only point out microsofts flaws, and then act as if you have some noble consumer interest at heart. FACT= Both sony and microsoft have made mistakes, both still have some business practices that are NOT in the consumers best intertest, both have pros and cons= anyone who denies that or spends all their time, praising one while bashing the other is without a doubt the worst kind of overzealous fanboy. Why not just enjoy both or since its clear that you hate Microsoft why not just be a playstation fan?, which is very much different than a playstation fanboy.
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Saleem101  +   836d ago
Casual box incoming!!!
ichimaru  +   836d ago
watch it, thou might cut yourself with all those edges -_-
Jek_Porkins  +   836d ago
I cannot imagine this place when E3 rolls around and Microsoft happens to have a great show with lots of exclusives. This thread is already filled with jealously and trolls.

If you don't like Microsoft and aren't interested in the next Xbox or it's games why bother trolling about it or posting?

Seems to me that whenever positive news comes out about the next Xbox people get a little testy, and nervous, let the Xbox fans enjoy their show, just like the PlayStation fans got to enjoy that reveal, I've never seen so much insecurity over gaming consoles in my life.

Sometimes it's better to just have each others backs as gamer's, instead of pissing contests, Microsoft is obviously coming to the next gen table ready to eat.
wishingW3L  +   836d ago
why bother trolling? Like if people needed a reason to do that. XD
Belking  +   836d ago
"Microsoft is obviously coming to the next gen table ready to eat."

Indeed. The 21st is gonna be good and E-3 will be even better.

21 May
All Xbox
All Day
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   836d ago
People troll all the time. PS isn't immune to it. People to this day say the reveal was a disappointment simply because they didn't see the box as oppose to being disappointed with the content showed at the event. Hell, correct me if I'm wrong, but I recall you saying nothing wowed you at the PS4 reveal not that anything is wrong with that it's your opinion after all, but I'd bet most MS fans would consider it trolling if someone where to say that about the next-gen Xbox reveal come Tuesday. It is what it is. No need to sweat the haters.
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Jek_Porkins  +   836d ago
Look at the comments here, look at the disagrees I got for simply saying I was excited, point out to me anywhere on this site where someone getting excited about something Sony related would end up with 30+ disagrees.

I do agree we all have our opinion, and there is a difference between having an opinion and trolling. Saying "Prepare for Kinect" is trolling, where as saying "I hope this is true" would be an opinion.

I said I was disappointed that there was no console shown and that the games were run on PC instead of the actual PS4 hardware, but overall I was impressed, and actually, this topic has absolutely nothing to do with Sony whatsoever.

If you don't see that this thread has been majorly overrun with trolls and ignorance, I don't really know what to say, it's obviously rubbing people here the wrong way that Microsoft wants to put out games and actually put up a fight next generation. I truly think people here were happier believing Microsoft was going to block used games, six months behind on games, DRM and all that BS.

Don't try and convince me that PS gets trolled as much as Microsoft or Nintendo around here, that's just lying to yourself.
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   836d ago
Why does it matter if one is trolled more than the other? So as long as there is an equal amount of trolling for each platform it's fair game? So because PS is trolled less it's okay to troll it? My point is that all 3 have trolls and fanboys. Insecurities all around.
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KontryBoy706  +   836d ago
exclusive "DLC"? Or exclusive "IPs"? PROVE IT M$
urwifeminder  +   836d ago
Nice ms the new console will be sweet no other company caters to my tastes.
TRU3_GAM3R  +   836d ago
hope to see some new hardcore IPs
Gravitic  +   836d ago
Microsoft have a huge chequebook and can just buy exclusive rights left right and center if they wish, to ensure that there console pips Sony in that respect. The question is, will they be any GOOD.
THamm  +   836d ago
I believe this was also a Sony tactic against Sega and Nin
Supermax  +   836d ago
Drop your panties great time inbound for gamers ps4 and next box.
Sandmano  +   836d ago
No more COD DLC MS please! Redeem yourself and I just might pick up your console after the PS4.
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   836d ago
I'm loving the tune I'm hearing. This years E3 looks like it'll end up being the best in recent memory unlike last year's disappointing E3.
SonyPS4  +   836d ago
I hope some the new exclusives are new IPs and not just Halo 5, Gears of War Retribution (or some other lame subtitle), Fable: whateversubtitleit'llbe, Forza #71 or Kinect 2 Sports.

No doubt these games will exist, and yeah they will be great quality titles, but I want more options than just these offerings.
gnothe1  +   836d ago
kinda how sony showed another killzone an another infamous...ok...
SonyPS4  +   836d ago
No, I actually agree, and I am looking forward to neither Killzone or Infamous. Chances are slim of me getting a PS4 on day 1, and if so it is for Knack which is a new IP I am very well interested in. Believe me, I am sick of Sony's IPs getting put on such high pedestal myself. I have yet to play Killzone 3, Infamous 2, Starhawk, the new God of War, etc. Guess what, chances are I will not even bother. The fanboys trolling nearly every PC and Nintendo thread about these Sony games have left me a bad taste in my mouth about those exact games. More harm than good ever comes out of trolling outsiders in the name of your little cult of nerds.
kenshiro100  +   836d ago
Okay, and they also showed new IPs. But let's just ignore that, right?

I'm interested in the next X-Box but I don't want to be disappointed.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   836d ago
dude play those games that you mentioned. Killzone 3, infamous 2, starhawk and new God of war. you won't be dissapointed.its not one of the best but it is still a good and great game
A7XEric  +   836d ago
Tons of exclusives? So Halo 4, Gears 4, Forza 5, and some garbage casual game from Rare that no one wants?

But cynicism aside, I'm excited. Microsoft's first 3 or 4 years this gen were amazing, but over the past few years they've lost more and more 1st party developers and lost some exclusive franchises too. They need to really wow us.
Freak of Nature  +   836d ago
I agree, I want rare to show at least some of it's former glory, and a company like rare can still attract alot of real top flight talent, so you cannot say never, but still don't hold your breath, just hope for the best....Rare will be used for more than Kinect and avatars this time around from all the rumors, at least I hope so.... A proper Banjo or Conker, or better yet, have them team up.

Actually they do have some exclusives already known beyond the Halo's Gears and Forza's..... Black Tusk's new IP, Project Gotham's return has been rumored, Respawns new IP. Alan Wake 2, Ryse.... So they look to be thinking hardcore much more than what we saw in the last few years... I hope they really bring it, and even another surprise or two would be just fine with me... I hope timed exclusives and exclusive download's are not the main core of "ton's of exclusives"....
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SDF Repellent  +   836d ago
Really smart move that MS is using the event on the 21st to talk about the hardware side of the Next box and showing world premiers and teasers and using E3 to talk more about software and the tonnes of exclusives. I expect great things and more constant trolling from PS fanboys, like they are doing in this article. Gotta go stock up on more SDF repellent in the upcoming weeks, lord knows I'll be needing it.
Rainstorm81  +   836d ago
Isn't that what Sony did in Feb and showing more at E3

I agree that it's a good way to go but you seem to be the pot calling the kettle black
Majin-vegeta  +   836d ago
By any chance are you gonna use all that on you seeing as you're a troll on all Sony articles??
Plagasx  +   836d ago
"Tons of exclusives"..

*Cough* more Kinect crap *cough*
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SpideySpeakz  +   836d ago
Dragonball z kinect 2
True_Samurai  +   836d ago
Haters gonna hate
DivineAssault  +   836d ago
I cant wait to see! After the nx box reveal, there will be excuses & ppl saying "just wait til E3" so i wont make any negative remarks until june comes around but i have my theories on what the majority of these so called "exclusives" will be..
joefrost00  +   836d ago
Its funny how ps fanboys
Say MS needs more than halo and gears, forza but less put it in perspective
Sony only have 3 franchises on the level of halo and gears
Uncharted, GOW, and gran turismo
The rest are B plus games in my opinion(killzone,Infamous,Resi stance, buy the sales) they are on the same level of Alan wake for MS
I have both systems and a wii U and I always buy every system
What games are better that's subjective im not here to argue that im going off sales and mass market appeal for this gen(so dont tell me God of war has so many more copies sold when you are counting the ps2 and psp and vita versions of games)
I agree sony comes out with more AAA games than MS
But that is not always good
First because just because its a big budget AAA game dont mean its good
Lair and MAG were AAA games
Second they seem to cancel each other out at times
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Max-Zorin  +   836d ago
Smh at the trolling in the comment section. Stay classy N4G.
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