E3 2014 Microsoft Press Conference Roundup

9 June 2014
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E3 2014 Microsoft Press Conference Roundup

The E3 2014 Microsoft Press Conference broadcast aired today, has revealed brand new information about Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox 360 game lineup. Microsoft’s E3 2014 keynote conference started on June 9th at 9:30AM PDT / 12:30PM EDT / 5:30PM GMT and lasted an hour and a half. What follows is a bulletpoints roundup

Xbox One exclusive surprises this year were: Forza Horizon 2, Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3 DLC called “Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition EX Plus Alpha”, Dance Central 4: Spotlight, Fable Legends, Project Spark featuring Conker, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Phantom Dust, Scalebound, Crackdown 3.
Let’s not forget the new Xbox One Kinect-less bundle is available at a lower $399 price.

Here’s the full E3 2014 Microsoft broadcast video:

E3 2014 Microsoft Press Conference Roundup:

  • Activision shows Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay demonstration.
  • Turn 10 shows Forza Horizon 2 1080p gameplay demonstration, September 30th Xbox One release. Announces Forza Motorsport 5 free Nurburgring track download from today.
  • Evolve beta and DLC first on Xbox One & Xbox 360. Gameplay trailer shows the choice of Classes or you can be the Monster. Coming Fall 2014.
  • Ubisoft shows next-gen Assassin’s Creed Unity gameplay demonstration. 100’s of quests. Form your own brotherhood through online CO-OP gameplay; include your online friends into your game’s brotherhood.
  • BioWare shows Dragon Age III: Inquisition gameplay trailer. Coming October 7. DLC content coming to Xbox first.
  • Insomniac Games shows a funny Sunset Overdrive teaser trailer. Then did an on-stage gameplay demonstration reminiscent of Ratched & Clank. Coming October 28 exclusively on Xbox One.
  • Dead Rising 3 DLC is an arcade game with Capcom character in 4-player co-op to celebrate Capcom’s 31st anniversary. Funny DLC is titled “Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition EX Plus Alpha“.
  • Dance Central 4: Spotlight announced by Harmonix exclusively on Xbox One in Fall 2014. And Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is coming October 21.
  • Lionhead shows off Fable Legends gameplay demonstration with 4-player co-op. Lots of narration by the main characters during quests. Multiplayer beta starts Fall 2014.
  • Project Spark gameplay trailer shows off the different genres from board games to first-person shooters to action adventures. Introducing Conker, so you can make your own sequel to Conker’s Bad Furday from 10 years ago.
  • Moon Studios shows a Ori and the Blind Forest gameplay trailer for the first time. Only on Xbox One in Fall 2014.
  • 343 Industries shows off the first Halo 5: Guardians teaser trailer. Multiplayer beta coming in Fall 2014.
  • 343 Industries announces Halo: The Master Chief Collection includes HD remakes & DLC from Halo 1, 2, 3 & 4 for Xbox One, coming November 11. 100+ multiplayers all includes. 60FPS at 1080p. 4,000 Gamerscore achievements. Halo: Nightfall digital series & Halo 5 beta included.
  • Another indie game shown is Inside, a 2D platformer. 100’s of studios part of the ID@Xbox indie partner program. Trailer shows: Aztez, White Night, Earthlock, Cuphead, Hyper Light Dripper, Lifeless Planet, Slash Dash, Fru, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Mighty #9, Grave, Threes, Fenix Rage, Woolfe, #Idare, Hellraid, Below.
  • World Premiere for the next-gen Tomb Raider 2 called Rise of the Tomb Raider.
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay demonstration on a Griffin hunt.
  • Phantom Dust announced as Xbox One exclusive. “The battle for reality has begun.”
  • Ubisoft shows The Division gameplay demonstration of hostile battle in New York City. DLC first on Xbox One.
  • Platinum Games announces Scalebound exclusively for Xbox One. Lots of big monster fights, and you have your own dragon co-op buddy.
  • Microsoft reveals Crackdown 3. The Agency is back to play some more, only on Xbox One. It’s got the good old cel-shaded look still.

What’s your favorite E3 2014 Microsoft announcement?

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