Sony’s 2009 E3 Press Conference can be viewed here. See also my 2008 Sony E3 coverage. Click on images below for larger views. Exclusive PS3 Games Shown God of War III: (demo’d – coming March 2010 ) Looks terrific! Except, that is, for Sony’s continued reliance on quick time events in boss battles. Grrr! But
Nintendo’s 2009 E3 Press Conference can be viewed here. This has to be the most boring E3 conference I’ve ever watched. See also: My 2008 Nintendo E3 coverage. Announcements Multiplayer Mario co-op: (holiday 2009 – yawn) Wii Fit Plus: 6 new exercise modes, 15 new balance games, available as software-only (fall 2009) User Generated Content:
The Microsoft Press Conference can be viewed here. See also: My 2008 Microsoft E3 coverage. Big Announcements: Halo Reach: Bungie teased this new Halo game, set for a fall 2010 release. Whoo hoo! If its a Bungie shooter, and it has the name Halo on it, I’m in! Is ‘Noble 1’, Will Master Chief?
Sony Movie and TV Service: The biggest ‘news’ of the Sony press event was the U.S. launch, today, of the previously announced (see here) video service. Sony, Fox, MGM, Lion’s Gate, Warner, Disney, Paramount and Turner Entertainment have partnered with Sony to provide movie and TV content for the on-demand download service. The system
And nothing happened. Nothing captured my interest and certainly nothing was announced to satisfy the hard-core gamers. New Products Wii Speak: A microphone that sits atop the TV that picks up all the sounds and voices from a room. This will be used in games in lieu of a headset. But the Wii doesn’t have
(Click image to watch abridged version of Microsoft’s 2008 E3 press briefing) [Full Microsoft E3 2008 coverage is here] A new Dashboard Interface for the 360: It’s coming this fall. [ Watch demo here]It’s nicer than, but seems influenced by, the PS3 ribbon. It looks like it will be easier to use than the current