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Microsoft Media Briefing Live Blog

9:51
Twitter leftybrown: Doors are open. Time to go.
10:07
Twitter bryan_griffith: My veiw from the Microsoft Press Breifing. http://yfrog.com/5acpkj
10:08
Twitter jonathan_maher: Sitting in the theater, waiting for 10:25!
10:09
Twitter bryan_griffith: Wish me good luck trying to comment using only 2 bars of edge network!
10:09
Twitter Gamehounds: This place is very… Uh…. Green.
10:13
Twitter Gamehounds: MS stage. @majornelson looks a bit nervous.
10:13
Twitter bryan_griffith: Videos starting, they are playing Coldplay… A good start.
10:15
Twitter leftybrown: Lips number one hits ad just played.
10:16
Twitter bryan_griffith: Back to the regular music. I’m afraid of techno.
10:17
Twitter bryan_griffith: 1 v. 100 will be live tonight!
10:17
Twitter bryan_griffith: 7:30 pm pacific
10:18
Twitter Platform_Nation: 1 vs 100 video is being shown http://twitpic.com/6eslu
10:20
Twitter bryan_griffith: Does 1 v. 100 count as a Microsoft MMO?
10:24
Twitter bryan_griffith: We just saw a quick pause screen…oops!
10:25
Twitter bryan_griffith: Almost 10:25!
10:25
Twitter leftybrown: Almost ready to go!
10:27
Twitter Gamehounds: They’re running late. I’d post a photo but twitter getting hammered.
10:27
Twitter jonathan_maher: Starting with the Beatles Rock Band.
10:27
Twitter leftybrown: The beatles rock band
10:27
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing really cool animated introduction.
10:27
Twitter Gamehounds: Starting!!!
10:28
Twitter Platform_Nation: It’s showtime #e3 http://twitpic.com/6etbh
10:29
Twitter leftybrown: Ad showcasing the Beatles career. Looks nice.
10:29
Twitter Platform_Nation: Watching some beatles rockband, curious if this is what it will look like #e3 http://twitpic.com/6etfx
10:30
Twitter leftybrown: They have the instruments set for a live demo.
10:30
Twitter jonathan_maher: All kinds of awesome. Coolest game intro I’ve ever seen.
10:31
Twitter jonathan_maher: They are now explaining that the Beatles were culturally significant. Crazy insightful!
10:32
Twitter Platform_Nation: A live beatles rockband demo #e3 http://twitpic.com/6etm8
10:32
Twitter Platform_Nation: Liveblogging the E3 β€˜09 Microsoft Media Briefing: E3 Expo β€˜09 Microsoft Press Briefing http://tinyurl.com/lmk96u
10:32
Twitter leftybrown: Option for dual vocals it looks like
10:32
Twitter Gamehounds: Beatles cinematic is very cool. harmonies on vocals!!!
10:32
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing gameplay. Dissapointing that they didn’t use the cartoony visual style from the intro. Just looks like rock band with Beatles.
10:32
Twitter Platform_Nation: Wow, 3 way harmony, total of 6 people playing #e3
10:32
Twitter jonathan_maher: Three vocalists, a drummer, a bass, and a guitar player. Pretty cool!
10:32
Twitter Gamehounds: HARMoNiEs!!! Three part!!!!!!!!
10:33
Twitter leftybrown: Wireless mics?
10:35
Twitter Gamehounds: This is now a must buy for me now.
10:35
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing official game trailer now.
10:36
Twitter Gamehounds: Saw her standing there. Hold you hand.
10:36
Twitter Gamehounds: Day tripper. Tax man. I am the walrus. Back in ussr.
10:36
Twitter Gamehounds: Octopus garden. Here comes the sun. Get back.
10:37
Twitter jonathan_maher: It looks like the “LSD” filter works pretty well.
10:37
Twitter jonathan_maher: Abby Road will come as a full downloadable album shortly after launch.
10:38
Twitter Gamehounds: D/l abby road in intirety on launch.
10:38
Twitter Platform_Nation: The beatles rockband will feature DLC #e3
10:38
Twitter leftybrown: Full beatles album dlc starting with Abbey Road.
10:38
Twitter bryan_griffith: “All you need is love” will be an xbox exclusive download.
10:39
Twitter jonathan_maher: All You Need is Love. Exclusive DLC for 360. Proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders. Limiting a charity to one platform seems jacked up!
10:41
Twitter Platform_Nation: The beatles just came out on the floor #e3 http://twitpic.com/6eu81
10:42
Twitter Gamehounds: Noboby clapped for George’s son. Idiots.
10:42
Twitter jonathan_maher: John Schappert is on the stage. Thanking everyone for watching.
10:43
Twitter Gamehounds: All you need is love D/L on xbox on release, proceeds donated to Drs without borders. Yay.
10:43
Twitter jonathan_maher: Xbox 360 is transforming into a “all in one” entertianment device.
10:44
Twitter jonathan_maher: Promising 10 ALL NEW game reveals.
10:44
Twitter Gamehounds: They say were gonna see 10 world premier games. Really?
10:44
Twitter leftybrown: Tony hawk ride
10:44
Twitter jonathan_maher: Tony Hawk Ride. Complete with real Tony Hawk!
10:45
Twitter Platform_Nation: Tony hawk just came out #e3 http://twitpic.com/6euhv
10:45
Twitter bryan_griffith: Tony Hawk sightling… New game Tony Hawk Ride with motion control board.
10:45
Twitter Gamehounds: Dragged out Tony hawk again. But hey that conroller ts cool.
10:45
Twitter jonathan_maher: Explaining the the technology has finally arrived to make a “real” skatebording game.
10:45
Twitter Gamehounds: Maybe this motion conroller skateboard is what the rumors are about.
10:45
Twitter jonathan_maher: Now, a trailer with celebs! Whoopty shit.
10:47
Twitter Gamehounds: Honestly. This looks kinds lame.
10:47
Twitter jonathan_maher: Art style is really cool. Cell shaded (ish). Should work well on Wii!
10:48
Twitter bryan_griffith: The TH skateboard looks really cool.
10:48
Twitter Gamehounds: This board?? Yeah, not feeling it at all. We can try them, but I’m skeptical.
10:48
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing the MW2 Trailer. Yes, the same trailer we have all seen
10:48
Twitter leftybrown: Time for some Modern Warfare 2.
10:48
Twitter bryan_griffith: Modern Warfare 2 up next.
10:50
Twitter jonathan_maher: Well, that was cool. When I saw it last week.
10:50
Twitter Gamehounds: Now modern warfare 2… Standby.
10:50
Twitter jonathan_maher: Looks like a live gameplay demo is coming up. Good stuff!
10:51
Twitter Platform_Nation: Infinity ward is showing gameplay footage now #mw2 #e3 http://twitpic.com/6euzh
10:51
Twitter bryan_griffith: MW2 gameplay looks really impressive!
10:51
Twitter jonathan_maher: First person ice climbing!
10:52
Twitter Platform_Nation: The grapics look amazing!! I so want this game!! #mw2 #e3
10:52
Twitter bryan_griffith: That’s hot… Or cold.
10:52
Twitter Gamehounds: Wow. It looks beautiful!!
10:52
Twitter jonathan_maher: Ice picks look like they will make brutal weapons.
10:53
Twitter bryan_griffith: Sweet gun a/ built in motion sensor.
10:54
Twitter Gamehounds: Weapon has radar. Should help me see ppl right before I die. Yay.
10:55
Twitter jonathan_maher: New snow effects look good. The rest of it looks like 2 year old 360 game. Not bad, just not amazing.
10:56
Twitter jonathan_maher: Explosions, smoke, and fire all look good too. Particle effects FTW!
10:56
Twitter bryan_griffith: Snowmobiles will be fun to fight against/drive.
10:57
Twitter Gamehounds: You can ride snowmobiles!! Hhhhhawwwt!
10:58
Twitter Platform_Nation: Driving the snowmobile was hot! #mw2 #e3
10:58
Twitter Gamehounds: 2 map packs “first” on xbl.
10:58
Twitter jonathan_maher: 2 Map Packs first on Xbox live. Exclusively first. I say that is 5 points for me.
10:58
Twitter leftybrown: 2 timed released map packs for MW2 coming to xbl.
10:58
Twitter jonathan_maher: Final Fantasy XII game directors are up on stage. Salt in Sony’s wounds!
10:58
Twitter Platform_Nation: MS just annouced times exclusives on 2 map packs #mw2 #e3
10:59
Twitter jonathan_maher: Make that Final Fantasy XIII
10:59
Twitter leftybrown: Now onto final fantasy xii
10:59
Twitter bryan_griffith: Where did the English go?
11:00
Twitter jonathan_maher: Game to be shown running on 360.
11:00
Twitter jonathan_maher: Looks great. Puts all the other JRPGs out there to shame
11:01
Twitter Gamehounds: God MW2 looked edging amazing!
11:01
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing the Odin summon. Freaking epic.
11:02
Twitter jonathan_maher: Chris and Bryan clapped for MW2. I clapped for FFXIII.
11:03
Twitter Gamehounds: Okay I admit it. FF I don’t really care about. Spring 2010 if you care.
11:03
Twitter Platform_Nation: Spring 2010 release for final fantasy 13 #e3
11:03
Twitter leftybrown: FFXIII coming spring 2010
11:03
Twitter jonathan_maher: Promising that everything from this point forward will be 360 only.
11:03
Twitter jonathan_maher: EPIC Games taking the stage.
11:03
Twitter Platform_Nation: Now MS will start off ONLY showing exclusives #e3
11:03
Twitter Gamehounds: Ooohhhh. Only on xbox time. Hawkes, start your engines.
11:04
Twitter jonathan_maher: They are finally going to announce what chair is working on for XBLA.
11:04
Twitter bryan_griffith: Epic games: live arcade title Shadow Complex
11:04
Twitter leftybrown: Epic arcade title: Shadow Complex
11:04
Twitter Platform_Nation: Epic bringing an XBLA game Shadow Complex #e3
11:04
Twitter jonathan_maher: Shadow Complex. 2D / 3D action / puzzle game.
11:04
Twitter Gamehounds: Epics new game: shadow complex.
11:05
Twitter jonathan_maher: Looks like a really cool military take on the 2D Metroid games.
11:05
Twitter Gamehounds: Epics new game: shadow complex. Foam gun let’s you “make” stairs.
11:05
Twitter bryan_griffith: Shadow Complex looks pretty good for XBLA. Price anyone?
11:08
Twitter Gamehounds: Reminds me of bionic comandos on crack. This summer.
11:08
Twitter jonathan_maher: Coming this summer. Looks good, but I’d rather play that on a portable.
11:08
Twitter Platform_Nation: Shadow Complex is coming this summer #e3
11:08
Twitter leftybrown: Shadow Complex summer 2009 on XBLA.
11:08
Twitter jonathan_maher: Big Park’s Joy Ride being shown. XBLA game featuring Avatars.
11:08
Twitter leftybrown: Another XBLA title with avatars: Joyride
11:08
Twitter leftybrown: Free to download and play.
11:08
Twitter jonathan_maher: Mario Kart + Stunts + crappy art style. Looks okay.
11:08
Twitter Gamehounds: Joy Ride: avatar cart racing. SNORE!!! Free for a good reason. Winter 2009.
11:08
Twitter jonathan_maher: Crackdown 2 being shown off.
11:09
Twitter leftybrown: Comes winter 2009
11:09
Twitter leftybrown: Yay! Crackdown 2!
11:09
Twitter Gamehounds: Crackdown 2!!!!!!!!!!
11:09
Twitter Platform_Nation: Oh noes!! Crackdown 2 trailer!!! #e3
11:09
Twitter bryan_griffith: Joy Ride will be free place for you to hang out with friends and race. + 5 points for Bryan. πŸ™‚
11:09
Twitter TQcast: Crackdown 2!!!!!!
11:09
Twitter jonathan_maher: CG Trailer shown. Looks like it will now feature monsters.
11:09
Twitter Gamehounds: Yayayayayayayaaayayayayay crackdown2!!!!!
11:09
Twitter Platform_Nation: Ruffman games is making crackdown 2 #e3
11:09
Twitter bryan_griffith: Crackdown 2 looks very different than the first…in a good way.
11:10
Twitter leftybrown: Zombies! Looks like Left 4 Dead 2
11:10
Twitter jonathan_maher: Another CG trailer.
11:10
Twitter leftybrown: Comes Nov. 17
11:10
Twitter TQcast: Left for Dead 2 just announced!
11:10
Twitter jonathan_maher: Left 4 Dead 2. Only on 360! Good job MS.
11:10
Twitter Platform_Nation: Left 4 dead 2!!!! Xbox exclusive, Nov 17 #e3
11:10
Twitter bryan_griffith: Nov. 17 = Left 4 Dead 2
11:10
Twitter leftybrown: Now onto Splinter Cell Conviction.
11:10
Twitter Gamehounds: I see zombies. L4d2. @leftybrown is pissing himself. LOL.
11:10
Twitter jonathan_maher: Splinter Cell: Conviction CG trailer.
11:12
Twitter Platform_Nation: Splinter Cell, Xbox 360 exclusive! #e3
11:12
Twitter leftybrown: All of these exclusive to xbox360
11:13
Twitter bryan_griffith: Splinter Cell Conviction graphics look great!!
11:13
Twitter jonathan_maher: Splinter Cell guys are taking the stage. Now we will see some gameplay.
11:13
Twitter Gamehounds: There’s gonna be some huge huge news. I can feel it. What’s the big reveal??
11:13
Twitter Platform_Nation: Now we are seeing live gameplay of Splinter Cell Conviction, an Xbox 360 exclusive #e3 http://twitpic.com/6ewow
11:15
Twitter jonathan_maher: Graphics are all kinds of awesome. Also, a really cool UI innovation – information is given on the environment.
11:15
Twitter bryan_griffith: Spliter Cell story line plays out in real time. Kind of like a flashback that happens while you are playing.
11:18
Twitter jonathan_maher: That game looks great. Perhaps I don’t hate the idea of exclusives after all!
11:18
Twitter leftybrown: Conviction coming this Fall
11:18
Twitter Platform_Nation: Splinter Cell Conviction coming this fall #e3
11:19
Twitter leftybrown: October Forza 3 arrives
11:19
Twitter Gamehounds: Wait. Has splinter cell always been xbox exclusive?
11:19
Twitter jonathan_maher: Turn 10 has made the “definitive racing game for this generation” Fortza 3 is being shown.
11:19
Twitter Platform_Nation: Turn Ten shipping Forza 3 this October #e3
11:20
Twitter leftybrown: They keep calling Forza 3 the definitive racing game.
11:20
Twitter Gamehounds: Forza3: “definstive racing game of this generation”. Until Forza4 hits…
11:21
Twitter jonathan_maher: Cockpit view looks good. The game looks good. But, GT5 will need to drop the ball to not look better.
11:22
Twitter jonathan_maher: They have said the phrase “The definitive racing game for this generation” 5 times. I keep the count updated.
11:23
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing off the user created content. Looking very cool.
11:24
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing a video that a user could create themselves. It is really rad. Looks better than most car commercials.
11:25
Twitter bryan_griffith: ODST time!
11:25
Twitter jonathan_maher: Used the phrase one more time. Games ships October.
11:25
Twitter leftybrown: Now onto Halo ODST
11:26
Twitter Platform_Nation: Halo 3 ODST gameplay footage #e3 http://twitpic.com/6exm4
11:26
Twitter jonathan_maher: Halo: ODST being shown. View from inside the jump pod looks pretty cool.
11:26
Twitter Gamehounds: Ladies and gents: Halo odst!! Tarts on new Mombasa weeks befre halo 3.
11:27
Twitter jonathan_maher: “You are the Rookie, separated from his ODST team”. Creative!
11:28
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing new suit powers. Metroid Prime style filters. Tells us the pistol feels like the Halo 1 pistol,
11:28
Twitter bryan_griffith: Halo 1 pistol like weapon in ODST.
11:28
Twitter Gamehounds: Ooohh. Slinced pisol is very sweet, and ok light visor is cool.
11:29
Twitter jonathan_maher: As you find crap in the environment, it makes you take the role of the ODST that left the crap there. Sounds like a cool level structure.
11:30
Twitter Gamehounds: You’ll find deonators that allow you to access memories of other Odsts and figure out the story. Neat.
11:30
Twitter Gamehounds: Odst. 9/22/09
11:31
Twitter jonathan_maher: Now, here comes the big Bungie announcement.
11:31
Twitter Platform_Nation: Halo ODST, Sept 22 #e3
11:31
Twitter Platform_Nation: New top secret bungie game being shown #e3
11:32
Twitter leftybrown: New Bungie game: halo Reach
11:32
Twitter jonathan_maher: Halo: Reach. Fall 2010.
11:32
Twitter leftybrown: Fall 2010
11:32
Twitter Gamehounds: Secret bungie project!! It’s halo reach!!
11:32
Twitter bryan_griffith: Bungie top secret project = Halo Reach
11:33
Twitter leftybrown: Multiplayer beta with ODST
11:33
Twitter Platform_Nation: Halo Reach, coming in 2010 #e3 when you buy ODST you get a beta code for Halo Reach #e3
11:33
Twitter Gamehounds: Odst will come with a halo reach beta. Woof!!
11:33
Twitter jonathan_maher: People who buy ODST, get access to the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta.
11:33
Twitter jonathan_maher: Alan Wake is being shown. In game video about to be shown.
11:33
Twitter leftybrown: Nice. Looks like Alan Wake
11:33
Twitter bryan_griffith: Alan Wake showed.
11:34
Twitter Platform_Nation: Alan Wake bring played now! #e3
11:34
Twitter Gamehounds: Alan Wake. Finally!! Please be good. Pleaseohplease.
11:35
Twitter jonathan_maher: Flashlight plus shotgun. Apparently, Remedy isn’t straying too far from Max Payne.
11:36
Twitter jonathan_maher: Creepy stuff is going down. Walking around a cabin in the woods as supernatural forces break shit.
11:36
Twitter Gamehounds: You fight an unseen foe with a flashlight. Not sure if this works.
11:36
Twitter bryan_griffith: Alan Wake story looks interesting, gameplay, not so much.
11:37
Twitter jonathan_maher: Looks and moves a lot like Alone in the Dark. But with way better graphics.
11:37
Twitter Gamehounds: Light makes foes corporeal so you can shoot them. Okay. I see.
11:40
Twitter Platform_Nation: Alan Wake, spring 2010, confirmed #e3
11:40
Twitter leftybrown: Alan Wake coming Spring 2010
11:40
Twitter jonathan_maher: Dissapointing. Not only do I loose a point on our TD Podcast contest, but the game doesn’t even look that hawt!
11:40
Twitter Gamehounds: Alan wake spring 2010, and now i’m sold. This is gonna scare the piss outta you.
11:40
Twitter jonathan_maher: Very cool. last.fm is coming to 360. I like it!
11:40
Twitter leftybrown: Now onto Xbox Live…last. FM coming.
11:41
Twitter leftybrown: Coming for free to gold members.
11:41
Twitter bryan_griffith: Last FM = sweet
11:41
Twitter jonathan_maher: Yippie. Another service that is totally free on PC that they can use to justify charging for Gold. Bite me.
11:41
Twitter Gamehounds: Last FM on xbox? Yes please. But where’s the big drop?
11:41
Twitter Platform_Nation: Wow, last.fm coming to Xbox live (no date) #e3 http://twitpic.com/6eyrz
11:41
Twitter jonathan_maher: Repeating their announcement last week that SKY tv will be coming to parts of Europe.
11:41
Twitter leftybrown: Sky TV coming for UK XBL
11:42
Twitter bryan_griffith: Live TV on xbox in UK via Sky.
11:43
Twitter jonathan_maher: Zune replacing video marketplace. Full 1080P. All video can be streamed. Expanding to 18 countries.
11:43
Twitter bryan_griffith: Instant movie watching. In 1080p
11:43
Twitter Platform_Nation: Full 1080p, instant view and doubling the number of countries for the new zine video store #e3
11:44
Twitter jonathan_maher: Live Party will expand to allow movie and music listening.
11:44
Twitter Gamehounds: Here it comes. Yay sharable movies and tv!!
11:45
Twitter leftybrown: Live party sharing music movies and tv coming soon
11:45
Twitter leftybrown: Facebook on xbl
11:45
Twitter Platform_Nation: Facebook coming to Xbox live #e3
11:46
Twitter jonathan_maher: Facebook is coming to 360. Felicia Day is coming to talk about it.
11:46
Twitter bryan_griffith: Facebook on Xbox!
11:46
Twitter Gamehounds: Facebook??? Really??? Uh, yaaaaawwwnnn.
11:46
Twitter jonathan_maher: Very cool, you can link your friends XBL accounts to their FB profile. Nice!
11:46
Twitter leftybrown: You can link your facebook friends with there gamertags
11:47
Twitter jonathan_maher: Facebook executives are high-fiveing and yelling “suck it Twitter” right now!
11:47
Twitter Gamehounds: Congratulations xbox, welcome to two years ago. What we get in 2011? Twitter?
11:47
Twitter bryan_griffith: Facebook integration looks really impressive!
11:48
Twitter leftybrown: Facebook connect post your game photos on certian games
11:48
Twitter Platform_Nation: Wow, sharing gaming stuff on facebook connect, pretty cool #e3
11:48
Twitter jonathan_maher: Screenshots and updates posting directly to FB, as future titles support them. Tiger Woods is up first.
11:48
Twitter leftybrown: Twitte coming to xbl
11:48
Twitter leftybrown: Twitter
11:48
Twitter Platform_Nation: Twitter coming to Xbox Live!! #e3
11:48
Twitter Gamehounds: Okay. Xbox twitter. That I can do.
11:48
Twitter bryan_griffith: Oh yeah they also are bring Twitted to xbox
11:48
Twitter jonathan_maher: Twitter executives are now yelling “suck it Facebook”! Twitter is coming to LIVE too.
11:49
Twitter jonathan_maher: Both are coming this fall.
11:49
Twitter leftybrown: Both coming in the fall
11:49
Twitter Gamehounds: LOL. I’m psychic!!!
11:49
Twitter Platform_Nation: Facebook and Twitter coming this fall #e3
11:50
Twitter bryan_griffith: Twitted? Thanks iPhone!
11:50
Twitter jonathan_maher: Don Mattrick is taking the stage. He is a happy guy.
11:50
Twitter Platform_Nation: Metal gear confirmed for Xbox!! #e3
11:50
Twitter leftybrown: Metal gear coming to xbox
11:50
Twitter jonathan_maher: Kojima just “snuck” onto stage!
11:51
Twitter Gamehounds: SONy fans crying!! I can hear them from here!!!!
11:51
Twitter jonathan_maher: Metal Gear Solid Solid: Rising is coming to 360.
11:51
Twitter Platform_Nation: Metal gear solid rising coming to Xbox 360 #e3
11:51
Twitter leftybrown: Metal Gear Solid Rising
11:52
Twitter Gamehounds: What? No snake??
11:52
Twitter Platform_Nation: Metal gear Rising, no solid snake, yes raiden!! #e3
11:53
Twitter jonathan_maher: Features Raiden. Completely new Metal Gear experience.
11:53
Twitter Gamehounds: Holy shot!!! Raiden!!!!!!!!!!! Omg sonybois qq more!
11:53
Twitter Gamehounds: Where’s the oh one more thing?? That wasn’t the big news.
11:53
Twitter jonathan_maher: “Our platform is complete” Microsoft has done very well!
11:54
Twitter jonathan_maher: They are going to show the camera that won’t require a controller.
11:55
Twitter leftybrown: Motion controller announced
11:55
Twitter Gamehounds: Motion controller. Not a controller. This is a huge mistake I think
11:55
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing some fake games. Families playing together.
11:56
Twitter leftybrown: No controller necessary al done with cam
11:56
Twitter jonathan_maher: I can’t wait to see the photoshops that come out of this video.
11:56
Twitter bryan_griffith: Motion camera demo: this guy is way too excited to change a tire!
11:56
Twitter Gamehounds: Giant turd sandwich. This can’t possibly be sensitive enough to work well.
11:57
Twitter Gamehounds: Facial recognition?? Really??
11:57
Twitter bryan_griffith: They are claiming to ahve a facial recoginition system.
11:57
Twitter leftybrown: Facial recognition. Live cam chat
11:57
Twitter jonathan_maher: Voice recognition.
11:58
Twitter bryan_griffith: Full voice control.
11:58
Twitter leftybrown: Motion control nerflix speak chat
11:59
Twitter Gamehounds: Voice control? Again not convinced at all. Project Natal
11:59
Twitter bryan_griffith: I’m not sold on the usabily of the new sensor.
11:59
Twitter leftybrown: Called project natal
11:59
Twitter Platform_Nation: Project natal looks pretty cool #e3 http://twitpic.com/6f06t
11:59
Twitter jonathan_maher: “What you just saw is a small glimpse of our vision” Promises that it will become a pack-in after it launches.
12:00
Twitter jonathan_maher: Steven Spielberg is taking the stage.
12:00
Twitter leftybrown: Just introduced Steven Spielberg
12:02
Twitter Gamehounds: What’s up with Spielberg’s leg? Has he become an early minister of silly walks?
12:02
Twitter jonathan_maher: No info on what he is working on. He just wanted to give his congrats to MS for their new device.
12:04
Twitter Gamehounds: Now I really want to know what Nintendo is gonna say. Because his is Wii better.
12:04
Twitter jonathan_maher: We are going to see a live demo of the dashboard. Facial recognition automatically signs you in.
12:04
Twitter bryan_griffith: You know you are cool when you wear sunglasses to do a keynote presentation.
12:05
Twitter jonathan_maher: s
12:06
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing a demo of a ball bouncing game. Looks like it works.
12:06
Twitter jonathan_maher: No “pre-set waggle”. Ohh… Wii burn!
12:09
Twitter jonathan_maher: Showing a painting program. Looks like fun.
12:09
Twitter Platform_Nation: This paint demo is awesome! #e3 http://twitpic.com/6f126
12:12
Twitter Gamehounds: I hate to say this but it looks like it kinds works.
12:12
Twitter jonathan_maher: Lionhead coming on stage to show what they are doing with Natal.
12:12
Twitter bryan_griffith: I wonder when Prijext Natal will be available.
12:13
Twitter leftybrown: Peter molyneux now on stage.
12:14
Twitter bryan_griffith: Loinhead has only had access to Natal for a couple months. I’m guessing it’s at least a year away.
12:14
Twitter jonathan_maher: They are making a virtual friend. He is a little kid that doesn’t like his homework.
12:15
Twitter jonathan_maher: Looking into a pod, playing with fish.
12:16
Twitter bryan_griffith: Ok, this is pretty cool.
12:16
Twitter jonathan_maher: You make drawings, and have the system scan it.
12:17
Twitter Gamehounds: Ooohhhh. Shiiiiit this Natal thing is creepy.
12:17
Twitter leftybrown: Wonder how natal will work for FPS games?
12:18
Twitter Gamehounds: Here it comes. The big reveal!!!
12:19
Twitter jonathan_maher: That is it! Very cool stuff.
12:19
Twitter bryan_griffith: Conference over.

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