E3 Week: My Highlights from the Microsoft Xbox Press Conference

After the EA conference felt like a company floundering for something to put on stage, and then subsequently not actually making an effort once the stuff was up there. Microsoft came out like a company with something to prove. True, they are trailing behind Sony and the PS4 in terms of sales and install base, but Microsoft also have their fingers in the PC space, so it’s not like they’re desperate…

I’m not going to break down the entire conference for Microsoft like I did for EA, there was far too much on display here and a lot of it I don’t have a strong opinion about, or there wasn’t simply enough there before jumping to the next thing to say anything about it other than stating it’s a thing. So I’m going to go down my notes and talk about the things I felt the strongest about, in either a positive or negative light. So let’s get started.

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Pac-Man 256 is helping me understand Pac-Man

I’m normally one to steer well clear of iOS and mobile based games. I always jump to the worst possible conclusion about them, that they just exist to exploit people into giving them more money and time than they really should. It’s silly really considering it is a free game but I still avoid these types of games anyway out of habit. There has been one exception to this rule, and that was a game called Crossy Road.


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