E3 2015 Xbox Media Briefing Liveblog

Jun
15

E3 2015 Xbox Media Briefing Liveblog

Microsoft’s E3 2015 Media Briefing begins at 9:30 AM PT, and we’ll be there on the scene to liveblog things as they happen!  Stay tuned for more details.

14.01

Final trailer of all games.  Thanks for tuning in everyone!

14.00

He hints that more games will be coming to Windows 10.  Will see more games at GamesCom

14.00

More surprises will be unveiled all week.  Including new UI, it sounds like

13.58

ComingHoliday 2016.  Spencer is back, and he’s wearing a Rare shirt.

13.57

Showing off a new enemy type.  A type of dog Locust.

13.54

Disclaimer: I really like Gears of War so I think this is SUPER cool

13.52

Looks like we have a new protaganist for the new Gears game

13.52

Aaaaaaaand here is Gears 4!

13.51

Gears of War Ultimate Edition Beta starts today

13.50

Rod Fergusson is up to talk about Gears

13.50

More news coming at MineCon

13.50

You can call lightning.  You really are God!

13.49

All of this while someone else is playin in your little world.  YOU ARE GOD!

13.49

When wearing the HoloLens you can have a fully 3D Minecraft world rise out of any surface.  Even raise the world and lift it up or pan across the map.  Jesus this is cool.

13.48

Okay this table shit is cool.  A Minecraft worold rose out of the table

13.47

Essentially showing that the game can be “projected” anywhere

13.46

New version on Minecraft built specifically for HoloLens

13.45

Looks like Minecraft is going to be the demo game

13.44

Live HoloLens demo

13.44

Every Oculus comes with an Xbox One controller.  Was this at the Oculus conference?

13.43

Legends is free to play and cross platform.  Microsoft is partnering with Valve for VR

13.42

No one was overly ethusiastic about that one.  Now Kudo Tsuonoda is on stage

13.41

Xb1/Windows 10 game.  Fable Legends

13.40

Called Sea of Thieves

13.40

Ugh, this looks like multiplayer and MMOish

13.39

Look and sounds are classic Rare.

13.38

Oooh, they’re also showing off a new game!

13.38

If this is what it takes to play Conker again I’ll take it!

13.37

Called Rare Replay.  Available August 4th.  Worth 10k gamerscore

13.36

Rare Collection.  30 classic Rare games.

13.36

Showing off some Rare history.  Please be good!

13.35

Rare!

13.35

Releases on November 10th, my birthday!

13.35

Showing off different environments

13.33

Lar is escaping from an avalanche

13.31

Similar gameplay to the last TR game

13.31

Pretty cool, looks like snow deforms as you walk.

13.29

I mean flare.  It’s a flare, not a torch.

13.29

Our neck lights are glowing red along with the torch.

13.29

Brian Horton from Crystal Dynamics.  Tomb Raider gameplay premiere.

13.28

ION.  Sci-fi themed, also Early Access.  Says players will have input.

13.28

Trailer time.  New game for Xb1/PC.  By Dean Hall

13.27

Dean Hall is on stage to talk about Day Z

13.26

The Long Dark and Elite: Dangerous are available in Early Access later today.

13.26

Every game in the program has a free trial.  Crowd seems impressed with the games, not so much the program.

13.25

Xbox Game Preview.  Let’s gamers buy and play games during development.  Similar to Steam Early Access

13.25

Coming next year.  One of the coolest looking games I’ve ever seen

13.23

Now it’s time for Cuphead.  What a wonderful looking game!

13.23

You can get it this summer.  It’s by Team 17

13.22

Game looks like a watercolor painting.  The world gets painted in as you move around

13.22

Sherida Halitoe is up to show Beyond Eyes.

13.21

Trailer shows a very stylized game, looks neat!

13.20

Derek Bradley from Aurora44.  Game is called Ashen.

13.19

First up is Tacoma, from The Fullbright Company

13.18

Indie devs are taking the stage to discuss their games

13.18

Chris Charla, director of ID@Xbox, takes the stage

13.17

New Behemoth game, hell yeah!

13.16

Indie sizzle reel

13.16

Called Gigantic.  Beta opens in August

13.15

Cartoony, looks like team based fighting monsters

13.15

Widnows 10/XB1 Exlcusive now.

13.13

Siege trailer now

13.13

Talking about Rainbow Six Siege now.  Buy it and get Rainbow Six Vegas 1 and 2 for free

13.12

Xbox One gets exclusive beta in December

13.12

Lauren Detoc, president of Ubisoft Americas, is on stage to talk about The Division

13.09

Another trailer. The Division

13.07

World premiere again.  Dark Souls 3

13.06

Releases on September 15

13.05

Forza 6 trailer

13.04

Henry Ford III took the stage

13.04

Lowering a GTX from the ceiling

13.03

Racing trailer now.  Live action historical so far

13.03

This one has mechs.  Releases spring 2016

13.02

Danger Zone is the trailer music!

13.01

Trailer for GW2 now

13.01

Plants Vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 officially announced

13.00

All Gold members get free access to EA Access for the rest of the week

13.00

And so is Dragon Age Inquisition

12.59

Titanfall comes to EA Access

12.59

Looks like all games will release on EA Access first, before retail or other digital

12.58

Madden 16 now

12.58

Talking about EA Access

12.58

Peter Moore takes the stage

12.57

PC mods avaikable on Xbox One

12.55

More Fallout gameplay, showing a small questline

12.54

New footage not shwon last night.

12.53

Yeah, talking to Codsworth again

12.52

Looks to be mostly a repeat from Bethesda’s show last night

12.51

Todd Howard now.  Talking about Fallout 4

12.51

Paddles, new dpad, swappable sticks, locks – on Xbox One and PC

12.50

Trailer for Xbox Elite controller

12.49

Talking about controller now

12.49

No work required from developers.  Available today to beat testers, holiday for everyone else.  No charge at all.

12.48

Screenshot capabilities in all Xbox 360 titles

12.48

Digital titles will show up automatically

12.47

Natively playable on Xbox One

12.47

Talking about new OS features now.  BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY!

12.45

Recore is being made by the team at Armature.  New first party IP for Xbox One

12.44

Phil Spencer takes the stage

12.44

Releasing spring 2016

12.44

A girl is reactivating robots with orbs

12.43

Recore, it’s called

12.42

From Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime…

12.42

Worl premire!

12.41

Multiplayer trailer

12.41

Environments are supposedly 4x the size of any previous Halo, playable at E3

12.40

Josh Holmes from 343 is up now

12.40

Release ate: 10.27.15

12.36

I’m right next to a speaker, this is LOUD

12.36

No they’re playing Halo 5

12.34

Halo 5 Trailer

12.33

Rep from 343 Industires on stage, talking about Halo 5

12.32

Trailer is over, neck thing is blinking

12.31

Marcus Fenix/Master Chief/Lara Croft

12.31

Sorry, it’s just an Xbox montage

12.30

Tomb Raider trailer

12.30

It begins!

About Justin Arnott

Justin is the Founder of Controller Crusade and has played video games for as long as he can remember. He loves all games but there's an extra special place in his heart for anything created by Nintendo. He's also a big retro gamer and is deeply interested in video game history—so there's that. You can contact him via email at jarnott@controllercrusade.com or via Twitter @sirultimos

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