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Post by Steve Farrelly @ 12:41pm 15/07/08 | 2 Comments
Trog and I sat through an extensive Microsoft Media Briefing this morning outlining all their Xbox 360 movements. Throughout there were two key factors that stood as priorities for Microsoft moving forward: Online gaming (cooperative play was talked up a lot) and further opening up the casual gamer market with dedicated mainstream titles.

Beyond those points, the hardcore gamers certainly weren't forgotten as we grabbed demoed glimpses of big names like Fallout 3, Resident Evil 5, Fable 2 and Gears of War 2 to name just a few.

You can hit up our E3 section for all the assets and videos and be sure to have a look at our lengthy break-down of the event.



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trog
Posted 03:00pm 15/7/08
OK I know everyone is hanging out for my two cents before posting, so here it is.

1) Overall a solid performance, though nothing really stood out to me as massively awesome - for Australians.

2) There's a lot of great stuff if you're American though! Netflix subscription sure would be awesome, as would all the new TV/movies they're getting. I find it really depressing (but completely understandable) that they're not trying to action these awesome changes on a global scale. I assume it is mostly territorial licensing deals but really, ending the monopoly of Australian FTA would be such a great thing.

3) Fable 2 looks neat, but I'd like to stop hearing about how awesome it is and actually play it. Except it's an RPG, so I probably won't bother anyway. But still!

4) Fallout 3 needs work. I thought the character animations were pretty average. The first person view is really, well, terrible compared to a "real" FP game. It needs bobbing or something to make it look like you're not moving around on ice skates. The Vulcan mind-meld of action and turn-based stuff will be interesting - in fact, it makes in an RPG I'd definitely be interested in checking out, just on that basis.

5) Gears of War 2 looks freakin' cool. It's begging to be an FPS though (ok, ok, I'll shutup about FPS games). There's one scene where there's just hordes of bad guys running along and you are mowing them down with a chaingun. Looks great.

6) Dashboard update looks great. Avatars are neat, but let's be real - It's Been Done. That said, MS know how to take something like that and mix it with Live and turn it into solid gold plated gold, so I'm looking forward to see what they do with it.

7) It's funny hearing them talking about how revolutionary certain aspects of XBL are when they've been in PC games for like 10 years. Ho ho ho.
Shroud
Posted 04:24pm 15/7/08
So FFXIII is coming to xbox 360 now?
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