NAGF writes: "Muted. Boring. Stale. That’s our impressions of E3 so far, from Nintendo’s atrocious spin as a mass innovator with Wii U, to Microsoft’s appalling Kinect line-up. Hiding behind Halo didn’t really do much for us – where was the innovation this year?
"One thing from the Kinect catastrophe did make us sit up and take notice, though. Minecraft making an appearance is a real coup for developer Markus Persson, who started it as a personal project in May 2009. Minecraft’s cult status amongst PC gamers is set to go global – does Microsoft’s backing prove that console innovation is dead and that people need to look toward the PC market for fresh ideas?"