E3 2007 was a bit of a dud from Microsoft, and here is what they need to get themselves back on the right track this year.
Alot of good points and funny comments
E3 2007 FTL indeed...
Dedicated servers is an XBL feature I'd love to hear announced
Its already there m8. Its all up to the developers to choose. The Xbox 360 has the same amount of dedicated server games that the ps3 does.
Where's Giant Enemy Crab? This is a story for him.
he is washing his eyes http://img172.imageshack.us...
How? 1) HD DVD is dead; Blu Ray OWNED it. 2) Bungie left MS; 3) Bioware bought by EA, Mass effect PS3 announcement at E3 soon? EA loves PS3 now. 4) Bioshock went to PS3 genetically enhanced. Oh how it was just a few months ago that the bot army claimed that this game was the best of last year and will never go to PS3. 5) PGR4 claimed to be GT killer but behind the scenes, the PGR contract was terminated. 6) PS3 outsold 360 throughout 2007 despite Halo 3, the PS3 "killer". 7) PS3 continues to outsell 360 worldwide every month in 2008. 8) Multi platform games started with 360 having the edge in 2006 and early 2007. But look at it now. Most multi platform games have PS3 version looking exactly identical or SUPERIOR. You can tell the tide is changing even AMONGST the AVERAGE developers. 9) the story is different for BRILLIANT developers as they unlock the PS3s power and create games that are technically IMPOSSIBLE on the 360. Uncharted, Ratchet, METAL GEAR SOLID 4, GT5P, KZ2 and more. 10) The real franchises that matter, remain PS3 exclusive. FF, MGS, Tekken, Sony IPs, only on PS3. 11) XBOX live costs 50 bucks EVERY year, meaning that most bots are already down 100 bucks a year since they bought it in 2006 (highest xbox's sold in 2006). Whats your excuse now? 12) PSN gaining on LIVE and surpassing it soon with HOME. All LIVE functionality are available on PSN. 13) PS3 is innovation as brilliant new IPs which are both innovative, original and unique make their way to the PS3. Only to the PS3. LBP, Flow, Africa, Echochrome, Pain and more. 14) PS3 has WIFI, standard HDD, Blue tooth controllers, SIX AXIS, Dual shock 3, keyboard and mouse, standard HDMI, card readers and CELL making it the ONLY console which is truly futureproof. 15) 360 still suffers from RROD issues as it is the most unreliable and pathetic piece of hardware ever to see daylight in console history. When it bricks, its worth less than a piece of brick. Hence the term "brick". No wonder analysts say that 360 lost tremedous "momentum". Bots, it will take more than just a few miserable announcements at E3 to turn to tide. In fact, its not possible to turn the tide anymore. A crazy bear driving a pink car isnt going to win this war for you.
and to pay for Guitar Hero 4 timed exclusive like they did Rock Band 2
i dont think jesus will help them with a miracle because i think even jesus knows the xbox 360 is going to be a failed charcoal grill
my predictions motion controll revealed banjo kazooie update including optional motion controll support banjo kazooie origonal announced for xbox live arcade viva pinata update including optional motion controll support singing game, maybe the motion controll will also have built in microphone ninja blade new gow footage...obviously halo chronicles (4) blue dragon 2, if not at e3 then tgs probably a couple of surprise games then the usual offenders, fable 2 too human and so on....
I miss the shenanigans of Ken, Phil, Peter moore etc of E3 05 / 06 when people were saying RRRRRRRRRige racer and peter had GTA IV tatoo. After the fiasco of last year hope they learn to make it more exciting..booth babes ftw :D
Microsoft needs to show off some new IP's and games that have been quiet for a while. For Microsoft to have a somewhat successful E3 showing, this is what I think needs to happen: -Something from Splinter Cell Conviction MUST be shown. - They announce and show off 1- 2 new IP's with trailers - They MUST show Alan Wake
Ahh, yes, I agree. I would absolutely LOVE to see something from both SC Conviction and Alan Wake.
I agree with all the points made and i'm starting to dig Xboxfocus and i love it's dripping satire in the articles. They make great points as well and have realistic expectations. Edit: And yes MS have to show A. Wake it's the main reason i'm buying a 360 (that along with Mass Effect, Ninja Gaiden 2 and SC:Convictions).
if microsoft announce another halo then they will be the laughing stock of the video game industry
oh i remembered they have announced halo wars so they are already the laughing stock of the video game industry
wow halo wars has been delayed for so long will it ever come out
... Because im still waiting for KZ2, FF13 and most importantly HOME...
hey gametime i too cant wait for kz2 and ff13 i think those 2 playstation 3 exclusives will be the best games of this generation
"...has been delayed..." I think you can try and be a little more mature with the argument. Games get delayed for numerous reasons. I do recall an awesome MGS4 trailer that had a screen that said 2006, replacing it with 2008 and then scratching again and putting 2007. So...when did this game come out again?
Poor Xbots Poor Xbots, my dream is that no one dies from playing the fixme dvd player. Poor Xbots
"A repeat of last year’s presentation would suck royally, and the fact that my 360 just got bricked has left me restless as it is". I'm sorry I couldn't help myself. Its insane how bricked 360's have just become a regular part of gamers lives. I congratulate you on your dedication, seriously. I'm sure the 360 will have a better e3.
I just hope they have something so hidden that nobody ever saw it coming. In this day and age, surprises don't go too long before their spoiled. I mean, I must've seen enough trailers on MGS4 to have spoiled a lot of its story, which can really dampen the experience. I remember the only news on gaming I ever used to get would be screens in magazines every month that would be a month old anyway. There were demo discs for a time, and they would usually pack in some trailers and stuff as well. Then modems got faster, consoles went online, and now we can see vids in HD streaming over the net. A great thing really, but now devs have to be really tight about info...one leak and the cat's outta the bag. Here's to Xbox 360 success, year number 3.
Since these articles have been showing up and with all the predictions, I've only seen one person mention what I really want to see.. SC:Conviction. I love the SC games and the new one intrigues me. =O
"hey gametime i too cant wait for kz2 and ff13 i think those 2 playstation 3 exclusives will be the best games of this generation " No,No - you can wait for these 2 games because Sony are making you wait. Killzone2 does look promising though and weve had a AAA JRPG on the 360 in Lost Odyssey - still i hope ff13 is up to 6 and 7 standards then we will have a classic on our hands.
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