All three major console makers are promising big announcements at E3 to surprise us all, but in a shaky economic environment, will the gaming industry's golden age survive? A major forecast says yes – but is it right?
i think sony and nintendo will shock and awe because they have reliable systems and great games i think microsoft will be kicked out of the building because the xbox 360 is a fire hazard and people want to go to e3 and play games not die
.....did you come up with that one all by yourself?! You must be a really clever chap. Well done.
"i think microsoft will be kicked out of the building"<----lol lol yo son thats mad funny. @ timmy- hes jus having fun- dont b*tch and moan it was only a joke.
Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo set to shock and awe at 2008 E3 Sony and Nintendo set to shock and awe at 2009 E3 Sony set to shock and awe at 2010 E3 ;-D @QueefyB ;) As long as they got a good supply of Fire Extinguishers they should be ok!!! ;-D
...Ken! Behave! xD *giggles* But seriously, I'm interested to see what all three companies bring to the table.
Yeah i think my last comment came across like i sounded like a FanBoy!!!;-D I don't mind seeing what the others have got to. I don't like saying this but Competition is good. It keeps the companies on their toes like;) Even tho Micro$oft are a Dirty opponent!!! :-/ ...i nearly made a comment without sounding like a FanBoy!!! ;-D
...Ken. ...I don't know what to say about you. xD Silly goose! :3
Ha ha, juuken has a man-crush on Sir Ken!
E3=DVR!!! thanks for the reminder!!!
thank YOU for the reminder
Thats great news. Hopefully its more on the games side of things instead of say a new wii remote or sony announce a 47.5gb ps3
Yeah, yeah, yeah, blah, blah, blah. I'll believe it when i see it.
Be careful about nintendo. They promised big things last year and we saw wii fit.
This article offers nothing new. From what I have been able to gather, Sony and Microsoft are set to go at it big time. Nintendo will probably introduce some sort of USB storage device. And maybe, something fanns have been asking for.
a wii that has hard drive or like Ngai and brian crencente say wii music
Care to provide proof for that or do you normally just make things up?
was that aimed at me. if it was i never said they were i said maybe they would. maybe being the keyword there
Gaming will survive its like crack, cant get enough of it lol.
if gaming survived 1983 i see no problems
this is gonna be the biggest e3. i really cant w8 to see what ideas all 3 have for thier customers.
The news might be big, but is the the smallest E3 to date?
Old gen trash I`m looking for hi-tec.
gen trash that is bringing in the big dough not only that is giving the two hi tech machines a run for thier money with sales spiking every time the npd results are announced. im sure nintendo are happy with that @ those who disagree you can keep living a lie but deep down you know its true
the ONLY reason the wii survives to this day is that the majority of people have yet to experience HD quality picture and sound in their homes. When they do, the wii is going to get shoved under some random TV in their basements.
I'm very much used to the hi-def gaming now; when I first got super stardust HD on my PS3 I played it _just_ because it looked gorgeous, now I don't get the same kind of wow-factor... but I'm sure if I looked at wii graphics I'd soon be loving it all over again!
well.... i hope i am shocked * in a good way * getting tired of all these promises. ya, and whatever happened to the Outsider ? still waiting...
here queerb, on every article on this site you have done nothing but attack the 360, are you really that much of a c0ck? if you spent as much effort into doing useful things in life other than troll and talk sh1te you could actually achieve something, but i guess if it werent for d1ck heads like you they would be no favor in this world would they?
here is an example everybody lol trying to act that he never troll before
yeah i go into E3 with cautious optimism. I think that Sony has the better chance of having a great E3. However, MS can probably heat their console back up with some major announcements. Ninetendo may actually try to create a new ip 1st party title. I mean who knows.
whoever shows off new previously unannounced games. Not new trailers for games we already know plenty about. If you want to shock and awe it has to be with the unexpected not the typical.
I just need something to keep me busy for the next year. :)
As a neutral , I'm very excited to see what these giants will have to offer.
I don't care about any new announcements all I want to see is more Banjo Kazooie videos.
Bring on big stuff, Square Enix. I'm looking at you to satisfy my E3 cravings. If there's a FFVII remake announcement, or something to that effect, then Sony will PWN E3 2008.
"a shaky economic environment"? When is this economic woe stuff going to end? People, specifically Americans, are spending as much money on luxuries as ever, spending is not down, people aren't scrounging for money. Where is the shaky economy? It's a big load of crap. Bring on E3
i love how sony made fun of themselves at e3 2007: 18:46:12 - Home Tretton is back to show us his "tricked out apartment" . 18:46:41 - There's a lovely view from his balcony. "Hey Kaz what are you doing here?" Kaz is on the balcony! "Are you playing Riiiiiidge Racer?" 18:46:59 - Kaz is ignoring the Ridge Racer jibe and waffling about burgers on the grill. do it again sony!!!
Sony has nothing. At all. Zip and nadda. We've been seeing Killzone 2 for 4 years almost. We've seen Resistance 2 since 6 months after Resistance 1. We've known about Motorstorm 1.5 since the 1st one. We've seen little big planet since the inception of Home, which never came. We've seen Home for 4 years almost. Sony better get these out the door before they promise anymore "BIG" surprises cause they can't even make good on their firmware updates and features as it is. Sony walks away the loser this E-3 and a big one. They will underwhelm at every turn and show us Games we've seen and known about for a long, long time. Microsoft will show off 3 new IP's and a handful of established games and franchises coming to their system, along with the new avatars and new xbl interface. Nintendo will show off a new peripheral for the eyes and Kid Icarus, along with a new Mario game with Zelda and Metroid cross off. Wait and see.
"We've been seeing Killzone 2 for 4 years almost. We've seen Resistance 2 since 6 months after Resistance 1. We've known about Motorstorm 1.5 since the 1st one. We've seen little big planet since the inception of Home, which never came. We've seen Home for 4 years almost." But "We`ve" never played them. Unreleased games is old news now is it?
...You clearly fail at life.
Gears2? been there, done that. Fable2? No thanks Viva Pinata? F**k no. considering microsoft only has 5 measly in-house studios while Sony has 20+, you shouldn't be talking sh*t about Sony not revealing new games (Original games that are made, not bought). P.S. Home was revealed in 2007, so it's been a year. So you fail to prove yourself.
silicone dildo = Failure in life
It's all about Sony. The games speak for itself. Here's my ranking at E3. 1.) Sony 2.) Microsoft 3.) Nintendo Sony has plenty of games to show at E3 that will blow away the competition. ex.) Games: Metal Gear Solid 4, Resistance 2, Killzone 2, War Devil, God of War 3, Tekken 6, Soul Calibur IV, FFXIII, and much much more. Announcements: New HD Video Store, Home to have a confirmed release date, Announce some new features of Qore, talk about the long term plan of the company, announce something crazy that the PS3 can do w/ Sony's new technology of OLEDS, etc. Microsoft just like last year for half the show will talk about one games and then move on to the rest. Gears of War 2 will be the main thing they talk about throughout the show. (50%) Gears of War 2 (30%) Other- Games: Too Human, Banjo Kazooie 3, Fable 2, Star Craft II, Diablo 3, etc. (20%) Announcements: 360 Price Drop, New Bundle w/ Gears of War 2, New 360 Wii-mote, etc. Overall I still believe Microsoft will take second at E3 2008. Nintendo has got to be running out of options. They'll probably announce some new crazy gimmick for playing games. Wii Fit will probably be their main point of discussion. Games: Super Smash Bros. Brawl, No More Heroes, etc. Announcements: Unknown This is my prediction/analysis of E3 2008. Enjoy!
If Sony shows me the new team ICO game,uncharted 2,Jax and Dax 4,R&C quest for booty,God of war 3, I will be quite content.And what about those two new IP's the Australian OPM mag 's editor talked of a couple months ago.Supposedly two killer games. Will Nintendo show Zelda?Or a new IP? Microsoft will probably come up with two party games that work with the new remote. But I sure hope we see something new from them.A new triple A IP or two? More details on Gears 2,Banjo 3,and fable 2 would be great to hear about. Plus I sure hope we hear more about Beyond good and Evil 2,Prince of Persia,Fallen 3,Resident evil 5,Heavy rain, & Bayonetta while we are at it. They show most of that list,and I will be shocked and happy...
It's one of those events that despite what the fanboys say about who is the winner, I love it all. I love seeing new games so I for one am hoping for a few new IP's to eagerly look forward to.
e3 :D i just love those surprises.
Nintendo will have a huge surprise! It's a new game called "Go Fish Mario". It's a combination card/fishing game! (Sarcasm)
brace yourselves - the arrival of breaking news : "GoW2 responsible for RRoD - videos and pictures inside ( warning big pictures - do not use your xbox 360)".
presentation they better have the Los Angeles Fire Department there just in case the building goes up in flames from all the 3rd60's and fanboys in one place.
I want god of war 3 now now that game is bad ass.
I have it on good word that Sony plans on shocking the world by living up to a promise this year. AHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAH LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL
Sony shocked us all last year with KZ2, I have no doubt that they'll have other surprises this year.
I just want home, gow3, killzone 2, rfom2. Don't really care about anything else really. Hope they give us this at E3. When is it anyways
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