E3 2013: Microsoft Press Conference Summary

Internal Robots was live tweeting as the Microsoft Press Conference rolled along. Individual stories and trailers will be coming, but for now here’s a summary of events pulled from the twitter feed.

  • Starting off Microsoft Press Conference with a trailer for Konami’s open-world stealth game “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” [Trailer]
  • New Xbox 360 model. “Smaller, sleeker, quieter than ever.” Available from today.
  • Two free games a month for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. First two free games are Assassin’s Creed 2 and Halo 3.
  • World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition – free-to-play for Gold subscribers. [Trailer]
  • Max: The Curse of Brotherhood [Trailer]
  • Dark Souls II [Trailer]

Everything from here on is for Xbox One.

  • Ryse: Son of Rome [Trailer]
  • Killer Instinct [Trailer]
  • Sunset Overdrive – dynamic, open-world shooter from Insomniac. [Trailer]
  • Forza Motorsport 5 – There’s a car on stage. Why is there a car on stage? Driveatar. [Trailer]
  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition – Bigger worlds. That is all. [Trailer]
  • Quantum Break [Trailer]
  • D4 – Swery episodic murder mystery. [Trailer]
  • Project Spark – Smartglass/Kinect controlled world/game builder. [Trailer]
  • Start singleplayer, find multiplayer, view comparative stats with friends, live updating timeline on Smartglass.
  • Twitch livestreaming partnership.
  • Moving from Microsoft points to real money.
  • Crimson Dragon (sans sound)
  • Dead Rising 3 [Trailer]
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt [Trailer]
  • Battlefield 4 [Trailer]
  • Below – rougelike from the creators of SuperBrothers. [Trailer]
  • Something from Black Tusk Studios. [Trailer]
  • Halo 5 – 60fps sand and cloaks. [Trailer]
  • Xbox One coming in November. $499 US, €499 Europe, £429 UK.
  • Titanfall – exclusive to Xbox One [Trailer]

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