09 June, 2014

Microsoft E3 2014 Press Conference Roundup

Take a look at the announcements from the Microsoft E3 press conference! Spoiler, its a lot of games!

CODST Call of Duty : Advanced Warfare – DLC first on Xbox. Drone swarms, dismembered arms and ODSTs!

Forza 5 – Nürburgring circuit for free, available now. 

Forza Horizon 2 – Over 200 cars, a day/night cycle with dynamic weather system. Running at1080p, Drivavatar import from Forza 5 profiles using Live , clubs containing 1000 members. Releasing September 30th on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Evolve – Exclusive beta access with DLC first on Xbox One

Assassins Creed Unity – Set in Paris during French Revolution, featuring the biggest playground Ubisoft has ever produced. Allowing players to form ‘Brotherhoods’ , in essence 4 player co-op over Live.

Dragon Age Inquisition"Premiere content" will be coming first to Xbox.

Sunset Overdrive 

Dead Rising 3 : Ultra Dead Rising 3 Super Plus Alpha Champion Edition - Available now.

Fantasia Music Evolved

Dance Central Spotlight – Exclusive to Xbox One, allowing new tracks to be added faster, fall release date. 

Fable Legends – Asymmetric multiplayer; 4 players quest co-operatively, while a Villain ‘masterminds’ the game in real time, multiplayer beta coming fall.

Project Spark – Fall release date Xbox and PC, will contain multiplayer, Co-operative campaigns and Galaxies, Conker featured in the game.

Ori and the Blind Forest – Moon studios, exclusive to Xbox One. 

Halo Master Chief Collection -  All 4 games (Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4) all unlocked one menu, on one disc. Custom playlists of missions can be setup, remastered graphics for Halo 2 in the same manner as Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary. The Collection will contain  every map (100+ maps)and game mode. 4000 GamerScore with redone Achievements, 1080p/ 60fps, dedicated servers, exclusively to Xbox One, November 11th release date.

Contains; Halo Nightfall live action series by Ridley Scott and Halo 5 Guardians beta access this holiday season - December.

Halo 5 – Will follow the personal journey of Master Chief, the arbiter is shown in the visor of a new character; Agent Locke. 2015 release date.

Inside - Playdead (creators of LIMBO), Early 2015 release date, to début on exclusively on the Xbox One.

ID@ Xbox Titles – Aztek, Knight Squad, Plague INC, White Night, Earthlock, Cuphead, Hyper Light Drifter, Slash Draw, Fru, Lifeless Planet, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Mighty No.9, Grave, Threes, Fenix Rage, Woolfe, Idarb, Hellraid, Below.

Rise of Tomb Raider

Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

Killer Instinct – Season 2, Fall release date.

Phantom Dust Remastered.

The Division – 2015 Release Date, Paint cans explode!

Scalebound - Platinum Games, exclusive to Xbox One.

Crackdown 3 - Exclusive to Xbox One, Pacific City,  ‘WE LIKE DOMINOES’.

Additional Announcements

Phil Spencer on Spike TV - “Thank you to those that supported Xbox at the beginning (People who bought Xbox One day one for $499). While I’m in charge of Xbox Kinect is a priority and we will continue to support it.”

Phil Spencer confirms Bungie will be using the extra GPU space, available as part of the June SDK Update to increase the resolution of Destiny on the Xbox One.

Achievement App announced! Allows users to snap it, to track achievements in real time, can pin achievements to track easily and search for achievement help using Internet Explorer App. [Screenshot, taken from the Xbox Pre-Show

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