E3 2018 Xbox predictions: Everything we expect to see from Microsoft

It's that time of year again. E3 2018 is almost upon us, promising tons of new games, new platform announcements, and new hardware. But what does E3 2018 mean for Xbox and Microsoft this June 10th?

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gangsta_red148d ago

A Gears of War tactical game in the same design as Xcom...


Seriously, that is the best fit for Gears if they want to try something different. A Gears Tactics game I am 100% down for. Anything that gives me more Xcom like play.

darthv72148d ago (Edited 148d ago )

A Halo racer would be cool. Racing on warthogs and scorpion tanks as well as banshees.... Or a MS all star battle royale with guest appearances by blinx, conker and joana dark

I kid... I kid

gangsta_red148d ago (Edited 148d ago )

I wouldn't mind a cart racer starring Rare characters (with Blinx..why not). There was some concept art for this already that was pitched to MS.

Every console I feel should have their own cart racing game with their own characters Mario style.

darthv72148d ago

Well jag... I was being facetious. Tell us, what do you want to see since we know you are the biggest fanatic of xbox around.


Septic148d ago


Lol what an amazing comment

chiefJohn117146d ago (Edited 146d ago )

You can already do that in Halo lol. You clearly don't play halo. The thing that makes Halo so great besides it's core mechanics is the fact it's more than just a fps. It can be a platformer, racer, tp Pacman, tp Jenga survival, arcade, sports, etc, possibilities are endless thanks to forge and gametypes.

Prince_TFK146d ago (Edited 146d ago )


Surely the PS4 hasn’t reached 80 million yet and by now the X1 would reached more than 30 million?

Whatever float your boat man.

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porkChop148d ago

That's actually a really solid idea. But it should have it's own unique spin, like Mario + Rabbids for example. There's a lot of potential there.

gangsta_red148d ago

"But it should have it's own unique spin"

But of course, what that spin is...I couldn't tell you at this time, but it is something that should definitely be explored.

AngelicIceDiamond147d ago

New AAA's for me. Let Coalition and 343 do different franchises. A painter with tons of talent gets bored painting the same thing over and over. It once wowed his audience but now they want to look at something brand new and different. They're world renowned painting but hes super talented let him paint other stuff.

That's 343 and Coalition I don't understand this bondage of being tied down doing the same franchises for eternity. Maybe that's part of MS weird policy's or something who knows but the fact they haven't done anything new is eerie and baffling.

Wishful thinking: I would like Phil to come out and introduce new projects from these two company's. You see the logo come up and you hear "from the creators of Halo or Coalition brings a new adventure"

chiefJohn117146d ago (Edited 146d ago )

No, I want my Halo on a consistent basis. Not much of a gears fan so IDGAF what the coalition do. Just keep my Halo coming. Why don't ppl say nothing about Mario zelda, etc? Halo has only had 5-6 mainline games yet ppl act like it's on 16

xX-oldboy-Xx146d ago

chiefJohn117 - Are you still confident MS is going to announce 3 new AAA ips? Remember that PM you sent me all those months back?

You seemed fairly adamant back then, I just wonder if you still truly believe that now.

chiefJohn117146d ago (Edited 146d ago )

@oldboy lol you still remember that pm. That was the long on convince I ever had lol, good convo. I said unannounced. It may not be new IP, but it will be new unannounced. Place your bets y'all.

xX-oldboy-Xx146d ago

gangsta_red - How well would that sell? 500k first day and 350k get returned the next day lol. That's a terrible idea for a console who's player base largely wouldn't support that kind of game.

Might be a good idea, it just wouldn't get support/sales.

gangsta_red146d ago

I'm personally not concern about sales. I'm more interested in games and the idea of a tactics type game is great.

And besides who is to say that it wouldn't sell?

xX-oldboy-Xx146d ago

I agree 100% - diversity in games is what we all need. At the end of the day sales are important, not record breaking sales - sales.

I would be hoping for more from MS - I just cant see it happening. The best things they've done have been Cuphead and Ori.

Smokehouse146d ago

I agree. I’d buy a tactical gears.

gangsta_red146d ago

There's already those. How about that and a Gears Tactics game or does it matter that much?

trooper_146d ago (Edited 146d ago )

So Microsoft is incapable of new IPs?

Halo and Gears can't carry them forever. And they need successful risks. Sea of Thieves and State of Decay isn't one of them.

gangsta_red146d ago

Except we have had new IPs like QB, Ryse, Cuphead, Ashen, State and Sea etc etc. So not really sure where you keep saying MS is incapable of new IPs.

But we have had one new Halo and one new Gears...but for some reason this translates to Xbox only having Gears or Halo.

Bobafret146d ago

Then you would love the new Battletech.

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FallenAngel1984148d ago

I expect that “Greatest Games Lineup in Xbox History” tag line not to be uttered in any way at this conference

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XiNatsuDragnel148d ago

Halo, Gears, Forza nuff said

LordJamar146d ago

Haters will hate but people enjoy the games xbox gives it fans key word fans what they want

343_Guilty_Spark146d ago

I want Perfect Dark reboot in the vein of Tom raider but with more tech but doubt it happens.

Sciurus_vulgaris146d ago

I personally favour a Deus Ex-like Perfect Dark .

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