We’re live blogging the E3 Media Briefing from the 3rd row of the Galen Center at USC! Keep checking back to get up to the second coverage and impressions of the presentation.
This place is packed and we’re shoulder to shoulder on the floor, but we’re on the floor of the venue so can’t complain too much.
T-minus 5 minutes to showtime!
This music is horrible!
Lights are down, let’s do this!
Konami game up first! Metal Gear video!
Takes place is Afghanistan for a bit
MGS goes open world, Looks amazing!
Snake drives a tank
Color me impressed Kojima!
Friend without limbs, hence the Phantom Pain!
Kojima is on the stage!
And he’s off, lol. Hi, thank you, now leave!
Here comes some 360 stuff
New 360 design, available today!
Gold members now get free games. Thank you Sony for starting that trend! AC 2 and Halo 3
New 360 title, World of Tanks! Built for the 360 only
Victor Kisley has taken the stage
15 on 15 player gaming through xbox live
free for gold members
2 new 360 titles and then the 360 portion is done
ok, that was ripped from Labrynth
Baddass knight! DARK SOULS 2! Very Berserk style sword
Now on to the XBOX One stuff. More in dev now than ever before for any XBOX
Sick of Greece? Let’s Roman times!
Ryse: Son of Rome
In game looks just like FMV
I was a warrior like you, then I took an arrow to the eye
too many slowmo button presses for me but looks great
Nice, a Roman shield wall
Romans were great tacticians so should still have some good tactical warfare
Great crumbling tower texturing
Looks great, Crytek may have another great game.
Play as General Marius Titus
Exclusive at launch. Does that mean it will still be on PS4?
Fans have finally been heard, KILLER INSTINCT!
Insomniac is making XBOX games now, no longer Sony Exclusives
Sunset Overdrive! New Insomniac Shooter
Team Fortress styling
The enemy all looks like Flood
Interesting, that’s all I can say
McLaren Cars? Looks like a great new racer
Forza 5! That car is AWESOME!
1 of 2 cars in the world? Put it on a gaming stage
Car rendering looks amazing and very detailed. If you add GT style racing it will be awesome
Cloud required, no AI ever and the “Drivatar” learns from you and beats people while you aren’t playing
Trailer is all in game and looks amazing
cars are still “game” looking but close to real than ever before
Phil Harrison is on stage
Minecraft for the XBOX One
Looks like regular Minecraft right now but larger multiplayer
Quantum Break is up, Gaming and TV together, Thanks for a new genre Syfy channel
Time can be frozen and objects can be manipulated while stopped, Character models look great
D4 from Sweary looks good
Spark plays like Fable meets LBP and works with Smart Glass for level creation
Internet keeps popping out so bear with me while this gets going
TIME FOR SOME KILLER INSTINCT WITH A NEW FIGHT STICK!
Did I just hear a rape reference?
Auto video recording and creation just like the PS4, should be nice to have this at hand for your gaming on either console
Quick editing and auto broadcasting with Twitch
The producer just got schooled by a girl, lol
Points are GONE! XBOX Live membership is for an entire household, not just one person
Crimson Dragon from Panzer Dragoon Dev
This game sounds GREAT!!!! LoL
XBOX play audio!
Capcom on the stage
Dead Rising 3, open world Zombies! New Protagonist
Not as good looking as other games shown but ZOMBIES
LOTS of Zombies
Large explorable open world and huge assortment of weapons and customization
Good looking AI
Fully interactive environment trumps polished images, so does a sledge chainsaw
Good driving mechanics for plowing through zombies
Smart Glass integration, call in carpet bombing
DR3 is XBOX exclusive
Witcher 3 will be on the One
here’s some footage
Great fire and smoke
Final installment of the story, looks great
60fps game play
Xbox play audio, AGAIN
and embarrassing fail, no BF4 for us 🙁
I think they turned the volume up to 11
It’s BF so of course it looks great
Titanic style ship snap!
texture clipping 🙁
A LOT of it
Sight and scope views are a lot more real
Great water textures
Map Pack available on XB1 first
Below is a new coop platformer
5 new MS studios
Black Tusk Studios game looks like futuristic Splinter Cell
Is this a Burly Journey?
Nope, new HALO
Talking about Spartan Assault and the Halo TV show
Cloud required and runs at 60fps
Looks to be wrapping up
November 2013 $499 in the US and Europe
But wait, there’s more
Cloud required, see a theme brewing here?
Looks to have co-op story mode
the double jumping is pretty cool and a first for an FPS
Titans control like a regular FPS
Yes, you can step on people
The Titans appear to have force grab
And we’re done!