Msxbox-World asks the question whether Microsoft's encompassing "Bringing it Home" experience is a worthwhile resource or plain overhyped, as it seemingly fails to deliver what gamers are really after.
they have BSed with the demos every year. Let us play the demos you show off. Too Human & Tales of Vesperia. Whoopity doo!
I expect tons of demos from such an important industry event. GeOW2, RE5, Mirror's Edge, Fallout 3, etc., etc. There were plenty of demos showed off at the show, yet next to none of them were offered to gamers at home. I enjoyed the Too Human demo, but I would have liked more.
The first year 'E3: Bringing It Home' was done by MS on the X360, it was pretty sweet. There were loads of demos, videos etc from the show. Last year wasn't too bad, but this year was appaling. Only a handful of videos, and 2 demos!! Come on MS. I'm sure that if MS splashed a little bit of cash around, they could of secured some of the bigger demo's. I would of been happy with Mirror's Edge, Prince of Persia and Gears of War 2. Instead we get Too Human, which I think was only released because of the massive slaggings it's been taking, and Tales of Vesperia which I had never heard of until the demo arrived. Hopefully MS pull there fingers out for the Tokyo Game Show. If they release big demo's out during the show, and more than likely get gamers that wouldn't of really been bothered about the game, probably buy it on there console. Come on MS or Sony. Either will do!! Get us those demo's, let us be there at the show with you guys!
They videoes are nice but I agree they need more demo also it be really nice if they put the whole MS keynotes on there as soon as it was over. They could also need more interview and behind scenes. As of right now you can get all the same info and more off you pc a lot faster and sooner then you can your xbox giving you no real reason to use the the "bring it home"
too human came out just before E3 stared and we didn't even get the tales of Vesperia. demo. Poor E3 all round for bring it home stuff they should just do it for Leipzig and TGS now E3 is a nonentity could of good trailers amongst the rubbish but other than that it was a waste of time, don't think we even got the FF13 trailer yet.
we have become spoiled. complaining about something that wasn't even there 3 years ago. I admit this years offerings were slim, but you people act like you have some sort of god given right to this content. When did MS ever say that you were guaranteed demos and video from E3. Is the internet only good for whining?
Exactly....Ms just extending E3 over to XBL, 3 years ago...it didn't exist we survived. Now we have DEMO demands from E3...as if MS owes gamers DEMOS because... Jeeze Louise how do you Overhype this? I do not remember MS saying were gonna get 8 Freed DEMOS...
Demos we could have been playing: Fable 2 Viva Pinata TIP Banjo Kazooie Fable pub games Halo Wars GOW 2 Fallout 3 All MS games. Demos we got Too Human.
i take the second answer
this year, many games were better off with out a demo.
M$ is doing it again. I'm surprised ppl still fall for it. It's all overhyped trash. Netflix (Pay And Pay), FFXIII (duh!), dashboard (straight-forward Mii rip-off), Medals (straight-forward Achievement rip-off). Innovation....? Nah. They also overhyped their games and deliver mediocre gameplay. They think they can sell XBOX like they sell Windows. Overhype and buy-over their way through. BTW, you know you can get the better ports on PCs right?...:)
Your probably still waiting for the PC ports of Forza 2, PGR, viva pinata, dead rising, saints row, ect. Anywho, you PS3 fans are used to waiting so you'd probably don't mind waiting six months to a year for the game to arrive after the Xbox360 version on the PC. Thats if you spend the $ to keep your PC up to date, and if you can put up with the usual bugs in the PC versions.
Yea was kinda lame on the demos part I mean... Tales demo - I already had it before E3 (downloaded it from the JP marketplace) Too Human demo - Played it, didn't like it I was hoping for RE5 demo w/ online co op (that woulda been MEGATON) and Fallout 3 demo. Those two were my top ones over Gears 2 tbh. Fable 2 is up there as well woulda loved that since they said the game was done and all...oh well
Are there playable demos for all fo the games Sony showed off at E3 ? Wheres LBP playable Demo ? If you whine about Microsoft then whine about the rest please
The article is about Microsoft's content. That's why we are talking about it only.
Normally MS keeps content pouring in during E3, demos especially...... this year was quite different tho. I think because of, a lot of tha titles are really big titles, Gears 2, Fable 2, Halo Wars, Banjo, plus tha lips thing, wont do any good with a demo. Oh, and Too Human demo SUCKED by tha way.......
I agree this year sucked ass. They gave us three demos, which by the way all sucked. And a frikkin' crossword puzzle arcade game and an NFL Draft Ticker arcade game. What a joke.
its from Microsoft? Second answer: Trash
It still beats getting nothing at all.
hey how come everything MS does people say it's overhyped... and everything sony does people say it's it kool... and everything nintendo does people says its innovation....
Microsoft has hyped up its "bringing it home", creating an impression that you can sit on your sofa and be a part of the E3 experience. For most people this is playing future games, translating to demos for those not in attendance. When you only get one or two demos out of potentially a lot more, then yes the whole concept has been overhyped, especially if all the other media like trailers can be view elsewhere and far quicker than the Marketplace.
still waiting for 4-d graphics..
i was left unhappy with this years bringing it home especially as the first two years were really good but this year no demoes no keynote speeches and the worst thing for me the bringing it home interface was the worst so far fair enough it had a lot of options but whats the point of all these options (backstage interviews etc) if they are all greyed out and inaccesible. im in the uk by the way dont know how it was for the rest of the world. the problem i feel is that after the previous years offerings which were second to none this year was not up to par.
this xbox site has hidden agenda check all their acrhieves the seem to be only trying to portray the 360 in a bad light .
One example is Battlefield:BC. It's missing the conquest mode and had multiplayer problems at launch. I still can't access my stats to unlock some of the weapons for the "Find all five" crap, and they had time to do a demo? I'd rather have a finished game than a demo. I can always rent before I buy and get a feel for the entire, finished game. Apparently, from previous comments, I'm one of the few that feel this way.
The new E3 and the devs; plus what they had to offer has more to do with Bringing it Home's performance lol. Obviously MSFT showed a little content for the hardcore to hold them over but the focus was on the casual offerings allowing that content to be in the spotlight hense why the major 360 titles were not show or most other games that were either suppose to show up or were expected to. I don't think its MSFT fault if you couldn't play demo's of Sonic, Farcry, Star Wars etc lol.
If you want to play these demos then get in the gaming industry. MS can't just put these demos on there. They don't own those games. A trailer and a sneak peak at the gameplay is all you need.
Based on your reasoning there would be no demos at all. Also it's not just about demos, what about exclusive gameplay movies, Live stream of press conferences etc.
I can understand SOME points of the news. But the title that passes from "hot" to "trash" is too much B/W so, I guess is another poor news just to set things on fire and get many comments. Patetic.
Then you've never read a newspaper before or understand how the media works. Headlines are meant to be topical and attention grabbing.
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