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  • 04Jun

    Sony E3 2012 Press Conference

    We are sitting in a very hot stadium waiting for the Sony E3 conference to start. There are about six Playstation employees playing games on the large screen. One is playing something with Playstation Move. You can really see that pink ball glow even from the cheap seats. They may be playing games that are currently out. We are getting started. The various screens are showing images of games and people playing them. You’ll see images of the stage later, but it’s quite pretty visually. Jack is doing the intro. Begin by paying tribute to the gamers, “Never Stop Playing”. He introduces Kaz Hirai to the crowd. First title is a brand new IP by the company that did Heavy Rain, Quantic Dream. David Cage comes to the stage to talk about Beyond Two Souls for the Playstation 3. Jodie Holmes is a character in the game that has a

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  • 04Jun

    EA E3 2012 Press Conference

    John started the show with stating that we’ll see 10 developers showing 10 great games. Going to show how games have evolved from game you buy to what you end up playing. Start with Dead Space 3 trailer. Visceral Games is on stage to talk about Dead Space 3 that will have new characters and drop in/drop out co-op. They are featuring a live co-op demo. Have to admit, I’m scared that I will jump in my seat while watching them play. I’m a huge scaredy cat when it comes to Dead Space franchise. Dead Space 3 is coming February 2013. Madden NFL 13 trailer with a Raven’s star that I don’t know the name of. Brand new infinity engine to deliver run-time physics creating hits and falls that look authentic. Players physical attributes are a part of the game more than before. Connected Careers mode has social integration. Michael

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  • 04Jun

    Microsoft E3 Press Conference

    Keri and I sat down at the Microsoft Press Conference with the green stage shining brightly in front of us. There are quite a few Kinects laid out which may indicate that the press conference will be Kinect heavy. We’re ready to get this show on the road. Here we go…. trailer starts the show. Starting with Halo 4 trailer. The trailer is beautiful, we’ll have to post it here later. No real cheers for Master Chief. Is this the E3 audience being more professional? They are showcasing actual gameplay. It’s a pretty long demo, we’ll have to see if we can get Keri on it on the show floor. Release date is 11-6-12. Don Mattrick is on stage to make the intros to the press conference. Hi Xbox live viewers! Looks like today is only about Xbox 360 and not the new console. This holiday they are going to

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