In our latest editorial, we discuss why Microsoft dropped the ball at another Gamescom, express cautious optimism for Stormdivers, and gush over the return of The Settlers.
That was a cringe worthy showing.
I mean, it really was embarrassing. You could tell they had nothing of substance, and yet so much build up and hype!
That's a stretch. I didn't even know what time it was on. There was no hype or build up, you are just saying that because you think it'll earn your comment popularity. But yeah, tepid show.
I said that because it was all over their social media channels, there was a press release, and they even had a trailer on their YouTube account. If 'being right' is what will earn my comment "popularity", then so be it... ;-)
What the hell is gamescom?
"If 'being right' is what will earn my comment "popularity", then so be it... ;-)" ... You do know I was being sarcastic, right? Well, if you didn't before, you do now. WINKY FACE. Also, if i can address your insanity for a moment, being critical of one thing doesn't automatically make me a fan of the other. You know that, right? Just for full clarity, I'm not being sarcastic here... Ok now I am. But you get the idea. I don't want to make jokes about the things I love. I want to make jokes about Microsoft "kinetic". Whatever that is. Sounds like Nintendo's long dormant vitality sensor! ;-) Oh, and Vinniepaz, if it'll make you feel better, here are some things I dislike about Sony, and some things I love about Microsoft. That way, you'll be happy, because, you know, now I'm liking a thing that you like as well. Yay! - The download speeds of PSN servers. - The creeky home screen U.I. - The fan on my launch PS4 sounding like a jet engine. - Why isn't Spiderman out yet? And now for Xbox compliments! Yay! Compliments! - Game Pass is fantastic value. - The controller is best in the biz. - I still use a happy crab as my gamer picture which I got free with Perfect: Dark Zero. - Halo. But man, Inside Xbox at Gamescom was TERRIBLE, wasn't it?
It was beyond cringe worthy honestly
Not surprised at all
I thought it was ok, I don't know why people were expecting another e3, did you guys not see gamescom last year? what new games have sony shown at gamescom?
It was a dumpster fire. They should have stayed home. Completely unnecessary from start to finish. They should have just given us the trailers before gamescom and just demoed the games off air.
Most of it was about the same old crap. Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, PUBG. There were a few announcements but anyone could’ve guessed them. Show was a waste imo.
Absolutely. Most of the 'news' was stuff previously announced. Did they mention anything we didnt already know about in the Sea of Thieves segment?
Once again MS is more worried about game pass and controllers than creating games. I honestly don’t see how people support them anymore. You gotta be the biggest fanboy/casual to have one. I’m not trying to troll but seriously how can you enjoy these announcements?
Definitely didnt enjoy the presentation, but Game Pass / backwards compatibility are both rad. Any announcement about either of these is interesting to me, and they didnt even have that!
Well you may not understand or agree but since you asked I can tell you personally for two reasons Gears of war and Halo. Yes it's been years since the last mainline Halo and Gears titles came out, but there is no better multiplayer FPS to me than Halo, and no better multiplayer TPS than Gears. Not to mention Halo MCC is gonna blow up when it's updated next month. I own a PS4 too and love it, but I play all multiplayer games on Xbox since I don't want to pay for both online services.There are people who enjoy Forza games just as much and play a lot more MP games so they have their reasons too. I will say though, there's been a long undeniable drought. I certainly don't enjoy these announcements and the exciting E3 reveals are wayy in the future so if you don't like Halo/Gears/Forza, it's hard to recommend an Xbox right now.
Cant wait for that MCC patch! 9/1. Been a long time coming and I am hype.
Only owns one console btw
Who cares about gamescom? Everything was shown at e3 what did you expect? New games? Yea they could have shown crackdown but y’all getting worked up over something meaningless. NO one else really showed crap either
If Xbox didn't attend Gamescom their presence would not be missed. Especially after that showing. For their sake I hoped they'd have something worthwhile. At least one, just one title.
When you have too many to show, you concentrate on your best offerings. When you have nothing to show, you advertise bundles.
Oh god they have more controllers and system bundles released than new games this generation. Truly and beyond pathetic.
devil may cry 5 was awesome to see. ori too, even if for 10 seconds. the rest was shitty games and cringe compilation material
This is spot on.
I thought metro, horizon 4 and sekiro looked amazing
metro doesn't interest me and i don't get the appeal, forza is the same racing game every year and sekiro is published by activision, that alone makes it a bit uninteresting for me
Without Europe, Xbox would not b a Big player in this industry. Sadly they do not take that region seriously enough. Apart from uk, Xbox brand is really irrelevant un Europe. U Can find Xbox one slim in shops for about 200 dollars. Ps4 slim is nearly 100 more and sells like hotcake.why? Do u think this as anything to do with power, brand récognition ?? Or simply having some of the best games around? It s a bit of everything.imo. What i am really mad about with x1, is they started this gen as well if not better than Sony in term of games (ryse, quantum break, recore, sunset overide, dead rising..,halo5....) And then they just dropped thé ball. Can U believe I haven't used mine since gears4? Apart from playing some 360 games on it(wich is great Imo).
Totally understandable. It's def worth investigating Xbox Game Pass though. Great value.
Sooo many cringe fests in gaming
What was the reveal Major Herb was teasing?
Using the words "Major Herb" just made me cringe.....
@jtag I dont get it, what does that have to do with what badelf or vinniepaz said, other than the word cringe?
It actually wasnt that bad. They didnt hype it up.
it was exactly what they advertised, and the same thing as last year. A special edition of inside xbox. and that was exactly what inside xbox episodes are. If people were disappointed then that’s on them, as MS made it known what it was. For what it was it wasn’t bad, i’d put it up there alongside Sony’s E3 this year. Nothing spectacular, just exactly what they said it’d be
Lol you two
"For what it was it wasn’t bad, i’d put it up there alongside Sony’s E3 this year" Well that's bullshit. But keep telling yourself that. where did Microsoft show games HALF of the quality of ghost of tsushima, spiderman, TLOU, DT.. Come, I'm waiting.
***i’d put it up there alongside Sony’s E3 this year*** Even I'm sitting here like https://media.giphy.com/med... with that sort of comment
In fact screw half, help me find where they showed a quarter of what Sony had at E3, i cant seem to see anything.
I’m not saying what they showed was the same, i’m saying both conferences we were told what to expect, and that’s what was there and nothing was spectacular about it
Nothing, directly comparing sonys e3 and this ms gamescom, is meaningless, id rather watch sonys e3. I went into both of these hoping for surprises, and was let down by both.
Agreed the opening ceremony was awesome but Inside Xbox was an embarrassment for both Gamescom and MS.
I thought it was just fine nobody should have really expected any big new exclusives being announced only a month or so after E3. The show gave a more in depth look at the games coming for the system and announced some new accessories etc. Some of you guys are so down on literally everything MS does. It was a hell of a lot better then last years gamescom presentation.
it was definitely better than last year. the female presenters where a bit cringe but I got some new info on games I'm looking forward to like ori, horizon 4, sekiro, metro and devil may cry 5. I was hoping to see some info on crackdown 3, the last night, below and gears 5 though
Gamescom seems like a joke kinda...
For me i was expecting Microsoft to have a big gamescom this year i think this is just people riding the hate train on Microsoft
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