GPT: "Typically, when the last of the “Big 3” completes their press conference, gamers are left with a sense that someone came out a clear winner. For the first time in quite a few years, there is no clear champion being crowned."
What? MS showed dedication to both casual and hardcore fans. Pretty impressive show for lacking in-house developers.
Let me get this right- Nintendo and Sony both showed off new and innovative hardware and you think MS won? ahahaah
In retrospect, yeah, I gotta agree. Still though, they need to remember who their viewership is. Not 6 year olds. We're all men or women who want controller based experiences.
Blinded by the light... wrapped up like wut?
Its revved up like a deuce. Whatever the hell that means.
I thought it was "wrapped up like a douche."
lol, joco.. I know its revved like a deuce, but just like gersh, most people think it is wrapped up like a douche.
Ms fail confirmed.
Sorry phone or site glitching.
How do you "win"E3? Shouldnt the score for E3 be based off the actual performance of the products/ideas they introduced over the next year? For what its worth I wasnt blown away by any 1 announcement from any of them but as a guy who owns both a 360 and ps3 I thought they both showed some good stuff, and great games....for micro I hated the Disney crap, for sony I thought it was too much portable focus, but hey I dont like portables, dont own any dont want any. As for nintendo, Im not sure what to think until I get more details.
Microsoft showed casual, core, and hybrid games also showed new games and a new system software update with new advanced dashboard services and features. The xbox is now a IPTV set top box. Microsoft delivered better for the console market. Sony showed some games but mostly revealing about the handheld market, talking about handhelds and 3d and tvs. Nintendo showed virtually nothing for the Wii and talked about some strange controller for a console seemingly mostly still on the concept drawing board and a flopping handheld Microsoft delivered better for gamers and the company in the console market and will have actual results on the street for consumers. Microsoft has offerings that can actually compete with the huge 3rd party titles coming out. The offerings from the competition will flop against these 3rd party games.
Maybe there was no clear winner but there was a clear loser - Microsoft.
Yep, microsoft was the clear loser this time around no doubt about that.
I agree, there is no winner as every conference was quite lackluster.
True. How many millions of dollars went into making 3 big piles of meh?
Well there just weren't any suprises. Everything that was announced was almost expected.
the only thing we know is sony and nintendo were the best
Of course there is a winner. As usual, video game players are...
Not sure how you got disagrees for saying gamers won. Amazing how some people can disagree if you don't hate something.
Be it whether there was a winner or not, for PC fans BF3 stole the show and for console fans UC3 stole the show. But I was hoping for some bigger announcements besides a Halo 4, or remakes of Metal Gear, God of War, and ICO Shadow of the Colossus. There just weren't any real surprises. Before E3 started we knew everything.
The Uncharted 3 demo had me worried about the AI. The enemies seemed completely stupid despite Drake making noise while "sneaking" up on them.
Uncharted 2 was like that. How did that turn out? I would'nt worried about something that trivial.
Nope, just a clear loser, and that is the core gamer.
Nintendo by far drew the most oohs and aahs with their new controller. Just wish they would've showed more of the console or gave more information about it. They just left alot of people in the dark with it. Sony didn't show anything new that we didn't know was coming, with the exception of that Vita game that looked like diablo. And the Dorm Room 3d Monitor. Microsoft didn't show anything spectacular. Just kinect integration in some games and a new xbox interface, which kind of sits between Windows phone 7 and windows 8. I would give nintendo the nod.
Or you, depending on who you ask.
as a gamer and not a fanboy I can say Nintendo won. They brouight something new to the industry yet again. The ps vita is great as well but to me it seems like my ps3 can already play psp, ps2, psx ,ps vita games so why buy one?
The PSP Vita has made obvious that it will be the most powerful portable console yet. Its already got great launch titles. What more can you ask for ? And as for Nintendo, they have yet again raised the bar for motion controllers and gaming.
There is no clear winner, as most gamers already knew what to expect from E3, a good effort by all sides, including the ... Kinect Festival >>> which I wasn't paying attention to any of it. Too busy seeing the PSP Vita, BF3, MW3 and Nintendo Wii U in action.
M$ sure didn't win. I think most people knew it was going to be a kinect festival. At least Sony and Nintendo showed new hardware. Also Sony showed off another new 3dtv. @software lover I think everyone knew Nintendo was releasing a new console.
all i know is im getting sesame street and disneyland
No winner. But if i had to pick one it would be $ony. Vita is 100x better IMO than WiiU. Nintendo would have been better off not showing up at all. M$ brought hardly anything for me. Maybe for some other gamers but not me. Personally I was hoping for a 720 reveal even though i knew it wouldnt. I am kinda psyched for Geow/Forza though. I'll scoop up BF on 360 too.
Well Microsoft didnt win. That is for sure. They just about killed it for Core fans. XBOX FUTURE REVEALED!!!!! KINECT More useless kinect, kinect, kinect... Voice control ooh really new. got to have kinect for that I guess... 3-4 3rd party games and then Gears and Forza which is good but not really new and fresh. Halo CE remake revealed, also cool. Halo 4 teaser... not made by Bungie so I dont think its gonna be that good. all xbots came because the Chief was in it. REally really weak, just total focus on laggy, gimmicky useless kinect and making it to be the future of xbox... Sony were decent and so were Nintendo. I cant choose a winner atm. Nintendo showed a new interesting piece of hardware. some games and future plans, tech demos. Sony had loads of games, some new, some stuff on NGP and yeah. Pretty much it I guess. Next year should be better. Hopefully Sony will have some PS4 material there.
Agree and disagree. Personally Nintendo's was a HUGE HUGE HUGE letdown. I personally really liked what i seen of Vita and i didnt think i would. M$'s wasnt bad just not good. Plus i disagree with your laggy Kinect talk. It can be laggy but its more not laggy than it is laggy, if that makes sense.
Maybe if they're wasn't so many leaks/announcements before hand... I just don't understand why Sony didn't have a seperate event for the NGP...I mean it's quite a big think for them just like Kinect was to Microsoft last E3 and they had their own show before their conference.......well Kinect was a big part of both shows but you know what I mean.
No winner this time around. In all honesty it was a very boring E3 compared to other ones. Almost EVERYTHING shown we already knew about and the only surprise was the price of the Vita and Nintendo's new controller for their new console. MS fared the worst out of the bunch but none of them should be gloating with this E3 as it was lack luster compared to previous ones.
This man speaks the truth.
Completely agree. E3 is about ANNOUNCEMENTS and very few if any were really made that surprised anyone.
Not exactly sure why, but this E3 lacked a spark. I know I should be excited by the Vita and Wii U, but I feel kinda meh about it all. Zero megaton announcements is probably the main reason! Was expecting at least a proper look at The Agent. Also, not sure if it was just me, but there seemed to be masses of CGI footage, but little in-game (thinking, Overstrike, Starhawk, Halo 4)
I cannot argue with your reasoning there, I feel let down by all 3 in varying degrees.
They each made there points crystal clear I'm surprised barely new sequels or Ip's were shown at Microsoft's Or Sony's conference..well more shocked for Sony after all.
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I gotta say, as an 360 owner and, yes, a kinect owner, I was really disappointed with the MS Keynote this year. Don't get me wrong I'm glad they had loads of new Kinect games for all ages. I used to be a huge fan of light gun games in the arcades so don't mind some of the "on rails" stuff that folks are complaining about. But where was the balance? What about the 40+ million xbox owners who dont have, or want, a kinect? Where were their games? Even a small change like if MS trimmed down their UFC/IPTV/Bing segment and presented the next load of "Summer of Arcade" titles, or maybe pulled out something like Shadow Complex 2 or Trials Evolution, people would have been so much happier.
MS- spent the bulk of the show on Kinect (and kiddie games) effectively slowing the show to a screeching halt...until Halo 4 was announced. It was worse than last years show 100%. Microsoft seriously needs to stop ramming Kinect down our throats. Sony- NGP/Vita looks nice but I saw 0 games that made me feel that I needed a PS3. Didn't really feel they did anything to remedy the fans upset with the hacking either. Nintendo- Confused the hell out of everyone with the WiiU. Interesting E3 but felt like a let-down on all 3 sides.
The best thing to come out of the big 3 this year was Vita.
I can't say who "won" the E3, but I can say Nintendo's new WiiU made the biggest impact in me. Also N had amazing games too to show. Sonys move and handheld stuff were no interest to me, and MS Kinect stuff same thing. Worst was these kids or "families" playing kinect in MS show, it was just soooo terrible, double facepalm worthy. But the rest was good from them both, loved all the games. Not the most shocking E3, but good one from the big 3.
While MS surprised me with adding Kinect mechanics to their core games(Fable, Ghost Recon:Future Soldier) they didn't bring anything new to the table. Nintendo announced a brand new console and that's always a biggie but most of their conference was wasted on pointless babbling by reggie and mr iwata. we wanted to see more about wii u and it's games. Sony didn't show a lot of games we expected but they showed a lot. I think they had the most games. and they announced the PSVita plus a new Gamer 3d tv, plus the price point of vita was great! So Sony won for me but I only have an Xbox 360 at home and I can't wait to see what secrets nintendo is hiding about wii u.
There weren't any major bombshells dropped, at least not any that the net had not spoiled. Everyone knew about the big ones before E3... PS-Vita Sly 4 Halo HD Gears 3 ME 3 GOW collection MGS collection COD It's getting really hard to keep secrets anymore. All this stuff being known ahead of time makes you wonder what E3 is for?
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