New announcements and highlights include: Xbox SmartGlass, Halo 4, Gears of War: Judgment (only briefly shown in video CG cutscene form), Assassin’s Creed 3 (even man your own ship in Assassin’s Creed 3 Sea Battles!), Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Madden NFL 13, Fable: The Journey, Forza: Horizon, fitness game Nike Plus: Kinect Training (which promises to revolutionize fitness), South Park: The Stick of Truth (a South Park RPG! Demonstrated by creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone!), Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Resident Evil 6 (which looks AMAZING), Tomb Raider 2013, Wreckateer (Xbox Live game), Matter (ditto), and Dance Central 3, wherein Usher came out for a musical performance as well as demoing the game.
Other new game mentions included: LocoCycle, Ascend: New Gods, the reveal of Internet Explorer for Xbox (finally bringing web-browsing to Xbox 360!), the newly revealed Xbox Music service (which will also extedn to PC, mobile and tablet devices) and new Xbox Live video partnerships with the NBA, NHL, ESPN, Nickelodeon, Paramount movies, Michinima, and Spanish-speaking Univision.
Full Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference Video
Is Xbox 360 SmartGlass a Wii U Killer (Vote In Poll)? What do you think of the whole Xbox Smartglass deal and how Microsoft is expanding out beyond the Xbox console to mobile and tablet devices? (Read my E3 2012 Opinion: Xbox 360 Smartglass article).
Although a lot of exciting games were shown at the Microsoft Press Conference, very few exclusives were given much airtime…
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Don’t forget to check out the other E3 2012 Press Conferences:
* E3 2012 Sony Full Entire Press Conference Video Beginning To End
* E3 2012 Nintendo Full Entire Press Conference Video Beginning to End
* E3 2012 Ubisoft Full Entire Press Conference Video Beginning to End
* E3 2012 Electronic Arts Full Entire Press Conference Video Beginning To End