July 11, 2007
E3 News- Microsoft Press Conference
10:39PM (CST) - Harmonix introducing Rock Band.
10:42PM (CST) - Peter Moore describes Rock Band, and the Rock Band experience in detail.
10:47PM (CST) - Mass Effect release in November 2007.
10:47PM (CST) - Economics of the videogame industry and growth. In detail about third-party title sales.
10:50PM (CST) - Self congratulation.
10:55PM (CST) - Jeff Bell introduction. description of 360's "SceneIt". New controllers, new trivia questions. Controller designed for "Everyone".
10:55PM (CST) - "SceneIt" will include 4 controllers and the game for the price of a regular 360 title.
10:57PM (CST) - Jeff Bell blows Naruto. Naruto comes to the 360. "Naruto: Rise of a Ninja".
11:00PM (CST) - Jeff explains that EA games are faster, and better, and stuff then EA games they bragged about last year.
11:03PM (CST) - Madden '08 launching in August 2007.
11:03PM (CST) - XBox: 7m member community. +1 every 8 sec. +Self congratulation. Desires to surpass the 10m mark quickly.
11:07PM (CST) - Explanation about content/offering of XBox Live. Expendatures by members. Both in HD and SD. Disney content on XBox Live.
11:11PM (CST) - Vice President Corporate Office Shane Kim introduction.
11:14PM (CST) - Project Gotham Racing 4 has "Speed", "Daring", and "Style". Racing fights?! Pulling a wheelie?! 120 iconic vehicles. Austin Minicooper. Locations: St Petersburg, Shanghai. Dynamic weather effects. Share photos, and videos, in community, "PGR On Demand". PGR4 in September.
11:21PM (CST) - Games for Windows: Viva Piniata, Gears of War on Windows. Gears of War + New content, editor, etc.
11:25PM (CST) - Vision of playing games. Sega, Eidos, THQ, partners for live-enabled titles.
11:30PM (CST) - Call of Duty 4 video. Call of Duty 4, going deep, and going hard.
11:33PM (CST) - Jason West, product lead, introduction. Call of Duty 4
11:38PM (CST) - Splinter Cell on the 360. Grand Theft Auto 4, October 16, 2007.
11:45PM (CST) - Assassin's Creed. Takes place in Jerusalem, during the 3rd Crusade. Interactive environments and paths, with choices. Stealth elements, with diversionary tactics. Interactive AI. Well-timed combination battle system, with counter-attacking, weapon choices, and environmental tactical based attacking. Dynamic obstacles, including crowd usage.
11:53PM (CST) - Halo 3 special edition console and accessories in September. End of year, Halo will be a billion dollar franchise. Holiday line-up.
Assassins Creed (Ubisoft),
Beautiful Katamari (Namco Bandai),
Bee Movie (Activision),
BioShock (2K Games),
Blue Dragon (Microsoft Game Studios),
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Activision),
Crash of the Titans (Sierra),
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam (Namco Bandai),
Eternal Sonata (Namco Bandai),
Fatal Inertia (KOEI),
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (RedOctane),
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Electronic Arts),
Lost Odyssey (Microsoft),
Madden NFL '08 (Electronic Arts),
Mass Effect (Microsoft),
Medal of Honor: Airborne (Electronic Arts),
Naruto: Rise of a Ninja (Ubisoft),
Nascar '08 (Electronic Arts),
NBA Live '08 (Electronic Arts),
NHL '08 (Electronic Arts),
Orange Box, The (Electronic Arts),
Project Gotham Racing 4 (Microsoft),
Resident Evil 5 (Capcom),
Rock Band (MTV Games),
Simpsons, The (Electronic Arts),
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (Activision),
Splinter Cell: Conviction (Ubisoft),
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Activision),
XBox Live Arcade:
Bomberman Live (Hudson Soft),
Every Extend Extra Extreme (Q Entertainment),
Feeding Frenzy 2 (PopCap Games),
Golden Axe (Sega),
Hexic 2 (Microsoft),
Marathon: Durandal (Bungie),
Puzzle Quest 2 (D3 Publisher),
Sensible Soccer (Microsoft),
Sonic The Hedgehog (Sega),
Space Giraffe (Llama Soft),
Spyglass Board Games (Freeverse Software),
Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix (Capcom),
Switchball (Southend Interactive),
Track and Field (Konami),
Undertow (Chair Entertainment),
War World (Third Wave),
Wing Commander Arena (Electronic Arts),
Disney on XBox Live in HD:
Atlantis: The Lost Empire,
Bringing Down the House,
Emperors New Groove,
Hunchback of Notre Dame,
Winnie the Pooh,
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