Microsoft’s Keynote at E3 2011
Microsoft kicks off this year's E3 with new games, features and announcements.
Microsoft kicks off the E3 2011, announcing that Modern Warfare 3 is set to arrive this year. Next on the list is the unexpected demo of Tomb Raider, where Lara Croft finds herself trapped and escaped from the holding area, and navigating the dungeon filled with enemies and puzzles. After that is Cliff B of Epic Games, demonstrating the latest Gears of War 3 level.
Following the game demos, EA Sports, Ghost Recon Future Soldier and Mass Effect 3 announced their Kinect-ability. In addition to this, the Mass Effect 3 announced its Speech Recognition capabilities in Kinect, wherein gamers can give their squad basic commands and select conversation options using voice. Other Kinect titles that were revealed are Fable Journey, Disneyland Adventure, Minecraft and Forza 4 that is set for an October 11 release. Next in the Kinect game announcements is the FunLabs. The software was unveiled to scan real-life objects and people, and bring them into a virtual world.
The Xbox LIVE also gets new features like YouTube integration, live TV streaming, Bing voice search and a redesigned XBML interface with full Kinect support for fluid navigation. Lastly, Microsoft also announced that Halo will be remade for Xbox 360, with 343 Industries refining the whole game. The Halo remake is set to ship this year, though the price was not disclosed.
To wrap it up, lineup of exclusive games and features were few and no upcoming hardware was announced. Regardless, Microsoft’s keynote at E3 2011 gave fans a lot of reasons to get in a tizzy.View Article Source »