Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference round-up4 Jun 2012
The conference was short on new announces (partly due to pre-show leaks), but did feature some good looking gameplay from Halo 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and the newly announced Splinter Cell: Blacklist.
Widely rumoured before the show, Internet Explorer for the Xbox 360 was also confirmed, as was 360 SmartGlass – a system that connects your console with your tablet and smartphone.
New games releases included the Kinect-only Wreckateer, Twisted Pixels LocoCycle and XBLA RPG Ascend.
Biggest stories as follows:
- Halo 4’s alien jungle demoed at Microsoft E3 conference
- XBLA’s Summer of Arcade line-up announced
- Gears of War: Judgment: A prequel to the first game
- Internet Explorer coming to Xbox dashboard
- Splinter Cell: Blacklist revealed
- LocoCycle announced for Xbox 360
- Black Ops 2 DLC coming first to 360, lets you fly a plane
- South Park RPG is a quest to ‘be cool’
- Fifa 13 & Madden 13 getting Kinect voice support
- Dance Central 3 confirmed, Usher-ing in a new dawn
- Tomb Raider DLC coming first to 360
- Nike+ Kinect Training jumping onto 360
- Forza Horizon due this October