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News on Halo, “New, Announced, Unannounced” and “Unexpected” Xbox One Games Coming at E3 – Phil Spencer

by on February 27, 2014 8:48 PM 203

Microsoft Game Studios head honcho Phil Spencer shared today on Twitter some very interesting information on what we can expect  (or not expect, apparently) from Microsoft’s Xbox One lineup at E3 in June:

Halo news will be coming at E3. 343i has a great plan in place, will be cool to share with everyone.

E3 planning is looking good, will have a lineup of new, announced, unannounced and hopefully unexpected.

When asked if there’ll be “megaton” news he gave a slightly vague answer:

Hard to calibrate people’s idea of a megaton, was KI last year a megaton to you?

He also mentioned that improvements will show with the second and third waves of Xbox One games, as working with a whole new platform isn’t an easy task.

Launch teams did a nice job, shipping a game with new platform isn’t easy. 2nd/3rd wave of games have a benefit that will show.

This definitely sounds promising, especially considering that Microsoft hasn’t exactly been stellar at E3 in the past couple years.

Spencer mentioned a while ago that this year’s E3 conference will be once again centered on games, and that sounds as a good signal that Redmond’s giant learned from previous mistakes (especially from the 2013 edition) and will offer a show worth remembering this June.

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  • Averix

    I have high hopes the 2nd and 3rd wave will be able to push the envelope a bit more. Since they reduced the Kinect processor sucking for no apparent reason, there’s a bit more room to play with for devs. I have a feeling Halo will look fantastic.

    • MasterofMidnight

      Yeah, I’m excited too. I haven’t got the console yet, as I can’t buy it here in Japan, but if there were a solid 5 – 7 or so exclusive games I were to be interested in, I’d even consider importing. Here’s hoping some more unique experiences make their way at E3.

    • Paul

      8% increase in GPU power isn’t worth mentioning. People like to blow things out of proportion for fun.

      • Steph

        Exactly like ur doing now

        • Mikeherp Derp

          Delusional idiot is mad at the fact that PS4 is significantly more powerful yet less expensive, news at 11.

      • shinitaru

        IDK if it will be enough to up the resolution but it should bump the framerate some. Better than nothing I suppose.

      • Nick TwinkleToes Setzer

        the new SDK and direct x 11.2 tools will be the real game changer, the tiling resource manager allows for the ESRAM to yield 6GB of info. The 8% is just … nice. (pretty pointless really)

      • Averix

        It is worth mentioning. As a programmer that used to rewrite code to squeeze every possible cycle out of processors in consumer electronic devices, your statement is actually irritating. Gaining 8% is a windfall when you’re trying to optimize down to byte code in the hopes of squeezing a little performance out of a strapped processor. While it may not be noticeable in what you see in released games, gaining that back will potentially help future games be able to push that extra little bit that could make the difference between the artificially irritating 720 and 1080 resolutions.

  • CervantesPR

    Halo was good until bungie left, destiny will miles better, not even slightly interested in the next halo because halo is not as good as it use to be

    • Steph

      Too bad Destiny looks almost exactly like Halo right down to the animations and setting lol. I expected more from Bungie but after seeing the gameplay videos they blew it unless something major changes gameplay-wise.

      • shinitaru

        Doesn’t matter what the game looks like, Bungie has always been a great developer and now that MS is no longer standing on their neck, they are free to make something better than Halo.

      • Bankai

        Except Bungie looks far better and more fun than Halo, especially the gameplay, which is miles ahead of Halo.

        • shinitaru

          You mean Destiny, right? Yeah, destiny is more like Halo meets Borderlands, it’s more co-op centric. Even if Halo 5 is on par with the best in the series, I still think the social aspects of Destiny will make it a much better game. Was my main reason for buying at launch. I want to be ready :D

      • Mikeherp Derp

        How quickly the plastic worshipping cultist turns on a developer that goes multiplat.

      • CervantesPR

        your posting based on pure ignorance, if your judging destiny based on the E3 footage shown alone then you should go do some research on destiny, because Destiny will change multiplayer gaming for years to come like halo did, so if you want to lable destiny as a “halo clone” and bash it then go get some info on details of the game cuz what destiny is trying to do is completely different than what halo is,was and will ever be, its clear that destiny resembles halo cuz its obviously made by the same devs than halo,bungie made halo and they took it away when they left, it seems like your very disapointed that they left microsoft and are now making destiny with EXCLUSIVE content and First Beta access on PS4 lol well thats what microsoft gets for constantly buying 3rd party devs to make games for them instead of investing and opening their own game studios,

        Halo is never going to be the same anymore and same goes for gears of war

        its as if an artist did half a painting and left the other half for some other artist to finish it, it simply will never be what the original painting was intended to look like

        epic games and bungie left microsoft= LMAO

  • Nintendo Fan 4 Lif3

    Halo news? YES!

  • Steph

    Looking forward to seeing what Microsoft can do at E3, they better rock it as the worlds watching.

    • shinitaru

      I’m sure they will put on a great “show” but that’s what it will be

    • Not A PC Gamer

      You’re going to be in for more lies and more exaguration.. When are you ever going to wake up steph? You backed the wrong horse this gen hun.

  • AJ

    Love the jab at the end there, Dualshockers. MS brought the games at ES 2013 and I thought they had a better E3, games wise, than Sony.

    • You are flat out wrong

      And yet the whole world thought Sony had one of the best E3 conferences in years. Sorry, Xbot. Back to your leper colony.

      • MasterofMidnight

        Sony’s conference was hailed only because of the anti-drm campaign, and the price of the system, not because of the games. People were quick to point out that, besides Killzone, there were no games worth mentioning in the PS4′ lineup.

        I was one of many that thought, in terms of the actual games on display, the XB1 had more variety to offer. Which is why somewhere around the 3 million mark people went with the XB1 instead.

        Back to your ignorant colony.

        • Mikeherp Derp

          PS4 has an incredible games lineup.
          So far 3.5 mil bought Xboxes and 6 mil bought PS4s. You seem to be outnumbered almost 2:1.

          • MasterofMidnight

            More people went to the cinema to watch the Transformers movies than those that watched The Shawshank Redemption or the recent Batman films, right? Does this mean to suggest Michael Bay’s movies are better than everything else out there, because more people have paid to see them? I certainly hope not.

            Please read my comment again and tell me where I even insinuated the PS4 hasn’t got a good lineup? But there is a difference between an ‘adequete’ lineup, and an ‘incredible’ lineup. Care to elaborate on what is so amazing about the games already out on the PS4, and the up-and-coming games? They mainly appear to be samey sequels to existing franchises, or games from your typical genres.

          • Mikeherp Derp

            No need to “debate” an obnoxious “sonic” fanboy when all you’re looking to do is shit on anything PS4 related. Don’t pretend you’re in the majority when you’re sorely outnumbered.

          • CervantesPR

            i had to quote you on this LOL too funny

            ” They mainly appear to be samey sequels to EXISTING FRANCHISES, or games from your TYPICAL genres”

            Xbox one future games

            Halo 7(8 if you count halo wars) 2014-Shooter-existing franshise
            Titanfall-shooter
            Gears OF war- shooter-existing-franchise
            sunset overdrive-shooter-existing franchise
            Fable 4-existing franchise
            Forza-existing franchise

            hmm what exactly are you getting at with that statement?

          • MasterofMidnight

            What I’m getting at is that I’m interested in Crimson Dragon, Zoo Tycoon, Project Spark, and perhaps Killer Instinct. At no point did I mention the games you’ve listed.

            Did you actually read my comments, or did you jump the gun?

          • CervantesPR

            those are niche games

          • TehP0werOfTehCloudz

            Zoo Tycoon is on Xbox 360 too
            Project Spark is on pc too
            Crimson Dragon is average
            Killer Instinct is unfinished and Rushed But its ok

        • You are flat out wrong

          Xbots were going to suck from MS’ anus regardless. The sheer number of them apologising for DRM is proof of this. Pic related.

          Meanwhile Xbone console sales have stalled when the PS4 is selling a million consoles a month.

          • Mikeherp Derp

            I’m not sure PS4 will sell a million next month. They barely sold a million this month thanks to Japan. 600-700k is likely. The crazy PS4 demand won’t keep going forever.

          • Gamez Rule

            To be fair in just two day PS4 went from 5.3 million to just over 5.6 million? So In two days they sold more than 300,000 consoles, so PS4 could well hit 6.3 million within next month.

            It’s meant to have sold more than the Wii U as we type too. So waiting for official numbers to confirm this. I know that on ” December 2013, Nintendo reports 5.86 million units have been shipped worldwide” but PS4 figures given are sold units. Now IF it’s correct that PS4 has sold more than Wii Us shipped figures it could already be at 6 million?

      • AJ

        “Xbot” that’s cute. I own both an XB1 and PS4, but sure I’m an “Xbot.” Sony had a good E3, but I think MS did a better job bringing the games. Sony just dropped the bomb of no DRM, same old game sharing, and, the biggest bomb, price. Games went to MS, IMO. Now, go back to your leper colony. This comment section is intended for gamers, not pathetic fanboys.

        • shinitaru

          Maybe, it’s really subjective. But ultimately it was really which line up sucked less. You think it’s MS? Why is that? Because of one game, right? One that you have yet to get your hands on. There was really nothing noteworthy in either of the launch line ups

          • AJ

            MS had TF, Halo, DR3, Forza, KI, Sunset Overdrive, Quantum Break, Project Spark, among others. They had much more appealing games, to me. Sony had only Killzone, Knack, and The Order exclsuive wise, with some indies and F2P games thrown in. MS really brought the games to E3 2013.

          • shinitaru

            Infamous SS, Transistor, Drive Club….doesn’t matter, I like the diversity of Sony’s line up. Only things I see that I would care about from MS is SO and QB, the rest of that you can keep.

          • AJ

            Yeah, I editted my post and mentioned Infamous and DriveClub. Transistor is not my kinda game, so you can keep that along with Killzone, and Knack.

          • shinitaru

            Yeah, I saw it after I posted. I loved Bastion so I have hopes that Transistor will be the same quality. Have to wait and see though. That’s the thing though, most of the games that you are talking about are a long way off and some probably wont see they light of day till next year; Halo, Sunset Overdrive, Quantum Break, Project Spark. All of Sony announcements were for games coming out this year

          • AJ

            Sunset Overdrive, Quantum Break, Project Spark are all expected this year. There will also be a Halo game this year, probably H2 Anniversary, though.

          • shinitaru

            “There will also be a Halo game this year, probably H2 Anniversary”

            Not the same, though. We were talking about what was announced at E3, you guys got that weird CGI but this is the only news you’ve gotten since.

          • AJ

            That CGI Halo trailer still was something that most people didn’t expect. Still gives me goosebumps when that cloak gets blown off revealing his helmet. Halo 5 or whatever they call it is going to be awesome. It’ll be worth the wait into 2015, if it happens to be delayed.

          • shinitaru

            How can you delay a game that has no deadline, you’ve yet to even see any gameplay at all.

          • AJ

            At the end of the trailer it said something like, “your next Halo journey begins 2014.” Referring to Halo 5 or whatever they call it.

          • shinitaru

            Don’t remember seeing that but I’ll take your word for it. Still, if it were going to happen there would be more news, trailer, gameplay, and lots of hype. I could be wrong but I don’t see it happening, do you?

          • AJ

            Halo 5? Probably not. Somebody at MS said last month that Halo 5 was still on track for a 2014 release. We’ll see what happens at E3 2014.

          • Gannicus

            I dont think something like Halo would need alot of hype as its not a new IP, besides sometimes saying less is more, people know its coming out but keeping silent for a bit may build up some tension for E3 then theyll release some teasers then start building it up closer to release.

            Sometimes if you build up hype to soon people get bored of waiting for it to come out and it fizzles off, take The Order it looks good yeah but i think they started a little bit to soon and released to much so there will be underlying feeling of cant wait for it to come out yet get bored and move on to talking about something else

          • shinitaru

            “I dont think something like Halo would need alot of hype as its not a new IP”

            No, it wouldn’t but that has never stopped them before, most of the game in this series have been heralded by massive ad campaigns, Superbowl commercials, alternate reality games, etc. I doubt they would go dark this time.
            Let’s see if anyone else knows their history:
            http://www.ilovebees.com/CUTEBEE.GIF

          • Gannicus

            hmm maybe they want concentrate on the new IP’s then leave E3 for halo or something then

          • shinitaru

            You could be right, but still if I were you, I wouldn’t be getting my hopes up

            So, does nobody know what the bee is about?

          • Megaman

            I’d rather wait for Halo

          • You are flat out wrong

            Enjoy your wait. :)

          • Megaman

            I will enjoy it with Titanfall :-)

          • You are flat out wrong

            In b4 you get bored of it by April.

          • Megaman

            Yeah and you will be the April fool

          • Megaman

            hahahahahahahahahahahaha @ Knack

          • shinitaru

            Knack is actually a pretty good game. Not great mind you, but better than you’ve been lead to believe. It needed more variety in the combat and the platforming could have been better but the bosses were challenging and the environments were huge and beautiful. If they fix the shortcomings the second one could be a major hit. It had all the parts, they just didn’t fit together as well as they could have, but I still had load of fun.
            It just seems like it popular to talk crap about it but I’m sure that most that are have never even demo’d it

          • Megaman

            100% agree with you….people make fun of it because the Sony fan boys started to crap and cry about the Xbox and Xbox fans had to find something to laugh about

          • shinitaru

            “people make fun of it because the Sony fan boys started to crap and cry about the Xbox”

            I’m sure that’s true but there is plenty for crapping and crying on both sides. Who started it? Who cares? I know that I can’t say anything positive about the Sony without without getting attacked. AJ and I were having a perfectly rational conversation about the games coming to both systems without resorting the the usual fanboy “Quit liking things that I don’t like” crap. And yes I know that he has a PS4 too, he told me earlier in the discussion but he also said that his console of choice is the XB1

            I’m not sure what you are looking for here but if you are hoping to get a rise out of me, I promise that you will get bored pretty quickly

          • Megaman

            Let’s get one thing straight….I’m not a fanboy….I replied to your comment because you sound ignorant and like a fan boy….you can’t say nothing about PlayStation without getting unsalted are you kidding me???do you go on N4G???IGN???any blogs like NeoGaf???bro stop playing the victim and stick to your guns nobody is attacking you because you love PlayStation

          • shinitaru

            Bit of a chip you have on your shoulder, man. I never called you a fanboy. Nor was I trying to play the victim or saying that anyone “HERE” is attacking me at the moment but that doesn’t mean that somebody wont or never has.
            I know that PS4 fanboys are just as guilty, this isn’t news to me. As I said before, who started it, who cares.
            As for me coming across as an ignorant fanboy TO YOU, sorry but if you don’t understand where I’m coming from but I can’t be bothered to keep trying to explain myself to you.
            BTW, aren’t you bored yet?

          • Megaman

            I’m gonna apologize to you because if I made you feel anyway attacked my bad I’m not here looking for a argument I just wish people would just play games and stop this bull shit I’m just annoyed of fanboys ….I get all the response to my phone….I’m out eatting wings right now watching the ball game…anyways my apologies

          • shinitaru

            apologies accepted. Sorry about the ‘strait boy’ comment below, It was probably a bit over the top but I was just having a bit of fun with you

          • Megaman

            Hahaha you got me good one

          • Megaman

            You speak as if he doesn’t own a PS4…..Get off the drugs

          • shinitaru

            What’s the matter? Don’t like it when the camps are getting along with each other? Gotta try to troll it up?

          • Megaman

            Sorry i don’t swing that way NEXT

          • shinitaru

            Maybe you do and you just don’t know it yet :)

          • shinitaru

            “Ummmmmmmmm I no your proud of who you are all but sorry I got 4 kids and I’m only 24 and I love p*ssy ONLY .I can see we have found the head ponie here no pon intended…..you inspire me to educate my kids even more to NOT do drugs”

            You wouldn’t be the first strait boy I’ve turned. Hehe…..I think I get your outrage now though. Overcompensation :D That’s okay, it’s never too late to come to terms with your own nature……

            6 messages me in a row….hmmm, You don’t come here for the ‘huntin’ do ya? LMAO

          • Megaman

            Ummmm this is we’re I stop replying

          • shinitaru

            Wisdom is beyond price, be grateful you possess it :D

          • Megaman

            Lol thanks what games are you playing on the PS4???

          • shinitaru

            Right now I’m playing Assasin’s Creed 4 and Strider. Gamefly just sent me a copy of Thief but I have yet to play it. How about you? What are you playing?

          • Megaman

            Dope….I just downloaded stride how is that???

          • Megaman

            I understand you like riding ponies with your camp but even tho I own a PS4 I’m not apart that your kind of camp fella….one day when you decide to put your pride to the side fill me in on how much you Sony employees make :-)

          • shinitaru

            Sorry, not going to lower myself to trading insults with you, go find someone else

          • Megaman

            Lol lower yourself???I think you did that long time ago when you exposed your self of being a Sony Ponie Fonie

          • shinitaru

            Trying too hard

          • You are flat out wrong

            They had to. They showed absolutely nothing at their reveal. In terms of game announcements last year, Sony had more in total.

          • AJ

            Yes, a whole bunch of indies and F2P games. Those don’t get people as excited as the bigger games MS brought. Not trying to say anything bad about indies or F2P games cause I love to play some of them, but they don’t hit as hard as some of the games that MS revealed.

          • shinitaru

            You’re missing the bigger picture here though, we have just as many AAA’s, some exclusive, some multiplats but while we wait for those to come, we get a constant stream of indies too, half of the time they are free to PS+ subscribers.

          • AJ

            You’re missing my point. MS brought bigger more exciting games, IMO. I know PS4 has a lot of indies. It’s pretty much all I have played on my PS4. Love the free games on PS+, btw. My XB1 gets turned on almost everyday. My PS4 gets turned on a couple of times a week. I’ve been waiting very patiently for Infamous.

          • shinitaru

            “My XB1 gets turned on almost everyday.”

            And what do you play when you turn it on? Are they exclusive and do you play something new or are you playing the same games that you bought at launch. I’m not trying to downplay the value here, but PS4 has expanded constantly since launch, maybe not games that you want to play yet but there’s something new every month. From what I can tell, Titanfall will be the first new exclusive since launch

          • AJ

            All my multiplay shooters (COD, BF4) go on XB1. Those are the games I have logged by far the most hours. But I have logged a lot of hours on Forza, DR3, Ryse, and KI. PS4 I’ve only really played Blacklight, Resogun, Warframe, and Outlast.

          • shinitaru

            Not a big fan of COD or BF but I thought we were talking about exclusives? Anyway, this is a launch year, they are always a bit light which makes Sony’s indie strategy all the more viable, during the slowest period of the console’s lifespan, the PS4′s library will be constantly expanding, just wait till next year when we get the first wave of kick a$$ AAA’s alongside the indies. It will be difficult for MS’ to keep up if they don’t follow suit with a similar strategy

          • AJ

            MS are revealing their share of indies at GDC next month. I’m going to bed, but it’s been nice to actually have a conversation in a comment section instead of just dealing with trolls. I know Sony has big games coming and I’m looking forward to them. That’s why I bought a PS4 :)

          • shinitaru

            Yeah, good conversation. Hard to have any kind of opinion without someone attacking you

          • You are flat out wrong

            lol nope. They showed Infamous, Killzone, Knack and Destiny at the reveal, The Order, Mad Max, Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 at E3, Resogun (highest rated launch exclusive), Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture, Shadow of the Beast, and Rime at Gamescom and Yakuza Restoration and Lily Bergamo at TGS. Multiplats will be better on the PS4 too. What did MS show post-E3? Fable Legends? Big whoop.

            Only game I could have given a sh*t about in the Xbone lineup is DR3 and I got my fill of open world zombie stuff from Dead Island Riptide.

          • AJ

            Go read my comment a few comments up. I mentioned a majority of those games, and we are talking about E3. Not TGS and Gamescon. :) Enjoy your PS4 and I’ll enjoy my XB1 and PS4 :D

          • You are flat out wrong

            Yes, E3 was the one shining light MS had last year and even that got overshadowed.

          • AJ

            Keep taking your shots at MS. Whatever makes your fanboy mindset happy.

          • You are flat out wrong

            Hey, it’s hardly my fault the Xbone is cancer and its failure is necessary for the survival of the industry.

          • oddvintagetaco

            Halo? They basically said something Halo is coming (Which is prolly Halo 2). If we are gonna be excited for a tease, might as well be Uncharted 4. Sunset Overdrive? Another CGI tease? How about Media Molecules real time demo? Makes Project Spark look like kids play. Project Spark takes the next step of Littlebigplanet.. but MM’s Sculpting realtime demo takes it to next level. Quantum Break CGI teaser didnt impress more than Quantic Dreams real time demo. Microsoft first party studios? Please. Weakest of the Big 3. Their best studio bungie is now third party. Xbox has always been about third party support, Nintendo 1st party, Sony some of both. if PS3s last years and PS4 early months show anything, this GEN seems like Sony got alot of BOTH. Nevermind most of Sony 1st studios havent shown their upcoming games. Never the digital games, I have my eye on a bunch of them. To the Witness, The Rapture, Rime to TowerFall. BUT if you like shooters Xbox is cooking them.

          • MasterofMidnight

            For me, it’s Zoo Tycoon, Crimson Dragon, and Project Spark. To a lesser extent there’s Killer Instinct which I might be interested in, at the right price.

            The only game I was interested in from Sony was Knack – but after the reviews, I’ve even lost interest in that game – despite it being a free game with the console here at the Japanese launch.

            But, you are right, it’s subjective. The problem I have is when people out there say the PS4 wins hands down. But the fact is, here in Japan, and other parts of the world, the attach rate for the system is incredibly low, which speaks volumes on what people think about the lineup of the system. Not to say the XB1 has an outstanding array of games, but the games I’m interested in are certainly different from your typical racer, FPS, rpg, 3rd person action game, etc. It’s ironic Sony should tout the PS4 as purely a games machine, when there is a surprising lack of creative games out now, or coming in the future, outside of the indie scene.

          • shinitaru

            isn’t KI and Crimson Dragon already out? Heard they weren’t that good

          • Mikeherp Derp

            Are you delusional? It sold very well compared to other 2 day console launches in Japan, and it wasn’t even during a holiday.

          • shinitaru

            It’s a much better game than people let on, but we have to admit that the reviews sucked

          • ImonadrugcalledCharlieSheen

            Want to know why, cause the media is largely biased in favor of Microsoft, why, two reasons, one their paid off by Microsoft to be so, and two, for the few that aren’t, they assumed Microsoft had this gen locked down, of course they would, why not, 360 was so dominate last gen, so of course Microsoft is going to do it again right? WRONG, Sony’s success with PS4 caught a lot of people off guard. The machine has been so successful its destroying Microsoft, they cant compete and there’s no way to hide the fact you’re being outsold by your competitor, so what do you do, well if you’re the Microsoft controlled gaming media you bad mouth Sony’s exclusives to try and turn people away from PS4.

            They slander Sony’s games thinking that will help Microsoft. Listen to the reviews for Knack, they were actually complaining about things that made no sense whatsoever to complain about, complaining about it being a basic platformer, like platformer’s are all of a sudden bad, it was so blatant and so ridiculous. People need to ignore the bribed media and make up their own minds, otherwise they are going to miss out on perfect 10 games form Sony that the Microsoft owned game media are going to give undeserved low scores to.

            Oh and for anyone who thinks this is BS or a rant and theres no way Microsoft would pay off people to give bad reviews, I’ll remind you of the article that came out recently of them paying people to give favorible reviews of there system and games online and they got casught. Micrsoft are underhanded conniving devils.

          • DemonFenton

            Nailed it!

          • Guy Brohski

            But Knack was hyped as the masterpiece platformer designed by the PS4′s lead architect. So in that respect, Knack really was a crappy game and a complete let down. The original crash was a better effort by Cerny.

          • Matt Dickinson

            He didn’t direct that first Crash game but was involved as a producer. Crash was created by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin.

            Knack is a pretty good game, though. It just doesn’t have much broad appeal as it’s very quiet and subdued in its approach to an action game. It is like expecting “Arthur” on PBS to be the hit cartoon show when kids would rather watch Super Hero Squad or Bakugan or something

          • Guy Brohski

            Knack had very last gen assets, such as disappearing enemy bodies/ debris. There were other things about it too that were very last gen, like the extremely linear levels and simplistic gameplay. Just because it is 1080p doesn’t make it “next gen”, or else you could call Virtua Tennis 3 and Rayman Legends on PS3/360 next gen.

          • Bankai

            Sony is known for publishing very creative games, though I’m baffled as to how Sony advertising the PS4 as a games machine means it can’t have creative games, which it does. Frankly, Microsoft had no choice but to reveal all their games at E3, while Sony still has its big exclusives under wraps, which will pay off the long run.

          • ImonadrugcalledCharlieSheen

            The system has barley been out three months, maybe give it some time, and the reason the attach rate is low in Japan is because there’s not enough Japanese games out for it yet. And your dead wrong if you think there isn’t any great games coming, you either live under a rock, or your deaf blind and dumb. Might be games you dont want, cause you’re a fancy pants Nancy boy that only plays loser games like Zoo Tycoon and Crimson Dragon, which for those alone you should be slapped in the face with a wet turd. Oh and to turn down a free game like Knack because you bought into the bribe lies of the Microsoft owned media, only means you should be slapped with a wet turd once again.

          • MasterofMidnight

            What a shame Imon. Reading a past post of yours, I thought you were one of the more intelligent ones around here that didn’t resort to making offensive remarks on people’s personal taste in games, and convicting people of being bribed MS fans if they didn’t shower Sony with compliments. I pity you.

            At no point did I say I thought there isn’t any great games coming for the PS4. I’m saying that, personally, there are no games for the PS4 I’m personally interested in. Not now, not in the near future.

            My point is that, at this current moment in time, there are no games on the PS4 out of typical, stagnant genres, on the PS4, and you know it. Care to name any games out now for the PS4, or coming in the near future, that are not your typical action games, racers, RPGs or FPS?

            I’m not debating which games has the better games because, as shinitaru has already mentioned, it’s quite subjective which games are great and aren’t, and everyone is entitled to like whatever they like. Nobody here should be told they should be ‘slapped in the face with a wet turd’ because of what games they like.

            I’ve got enough FPS, racers, platformers, action games, etc, on my other systems. I don’t feel the need to spend money to play graphically upgraded games I already own. Crimson Dragon, Project Spark, and Zoo Tycoon may not be perfect games, but I don’t play games like these that often on consoles, or ever in fact so, for me, they’re more enticing and offer a more rewarding experience than the likes of Killzone or Titanfall.

            I sincerely hope that your future comments are a lot more mature. We already have ‘You are flat out wrong’ as the repulsive village idiot around here. We don’t need two of them.

          • Averix

            I was so pumped for Crimson Dragon. It turned out to be a dud. They didn’t take the time to rework it for the XOne, just uploaded a ported 360 game that still needed work.

        • You are flat out wrong

          Oh yeah, “gamers.” “Gamers” like pic related, I suppose.

          • shinitaru

            Aw man, that’s nasty!

          • CervantesPR

            dam LOL thats inappropriate but funny

          • Guy Brohski

            It seems the Drony’s art skills are finally approaching a typical 1st graders. Congrats, pleb.

          • You are flat out wrong

            Truth hurts, doesn’t it, guest account spammer?

            TheRedButterfly must have cried hard at it too. Poor baby. :(

          • Guy Brohski

            Why do you keep calling me “guest account spammer”? At least I don’t hide behind a fake screen name and draw stick figures of men crapping in other men’s mouths, I mean c’mon…..

          • Karlo87

            Perfect picture for guy brohski and megaman.
            Nothing worse than hypocritical fanboys.

          • Guy Brohski

            Dude everyone who posts on any of these trashy game sites are hypocrites at one point or another. But to call a scribble worthy of a gay bar’s bathroom a “perfect picture for” anything is just wrong bro.

          • Karlo87

            But that’s what fanboys do, so it’s a perfect depiction.
            Just remember, neither sony or MS give a crap about you ;)

        • Mus1ckFPS

          i agree with you but disagree with you at the same time, Sony did a way better job giving gamers what they wanted to hear, and want, whilst Microsoft having a larger AAA launch line up RYSE, DR3, & FORZA but that don’t mean jack squat i love gaming period but if you believe that people don’t like indie titles and the mass of PC games coming to the Sony platform not to mention the PS4 having almost all the better Multiplatform games then you are obviously delirious

        • Megaman

          He works for Sony lol don’t mind him Hes Flat Out Wrong

          • Guy Brohski

            Yep, that guy’s a complete moron. Always saying “Xbot”, while riding Sony’s pole. The most hypocritical fanboy is flat out wrong as always.

          • Megaman

            LMFAO yeah he likes riding ponies ….he works for Sony ….he’s on every site in the comment section …..there is millions of Sony workers in these comment sections and there easy to spot cause they bash there own and speak as if nobody owns a PS4 if you own a Xbox ….your not allowed to own both systems unless it’s a PC or A Wii …but if its a Xbox your a enemy even if you own a PS4 :-) lol

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            Kazuo Hirai is gonna ride him all the way to the bank! http://i.imgur.com/QnrXHr4.gif

          • Megaman

            Hahahaha lol

      • Guest

        From Halo to Titanfall to Gears, LOL, all ‘traditional’ shooter.
        and i’m not really into shooter.
        PS all the way!!!!

    • Megaman

      Said the same thing…Microsoft had a better game showing

  • You are flat out wrong

    Games announced at E3? No sh*t.

    Hopefully Xdrones won’t be too buttblasted when it’s Kinect games, TV show announcements, Usher and Halo 5 at the end, “coming 2016.”

    • Ritsujun
      • MasterofMidnight

        That list misses out a fair few 360 games, such as Mushihimesama Futari, Akai Katana, Death Smiles, Virtual On 4, etc.

        • Mikeherp Derp

          There aren’t any imports on the PS3 side either.

          • MasterofMidnight

            True. But the point is, why would someone post that picture when it’s not remotely accurate?

      • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

        lol yeah, you’re definitely the first to post THAT image… Let me be the one to show you why it’s actually doing you a disservice.

        *Disclaimer: I can’t read all the PS3 titles, so I won’t be including what I can’t read. (Mostly just the pink/white Japanese titles similar to Hyperneptunia.)

        Xbox 360 titles:
        Gears 3: 5.98
        Gears Judgement: 1.40
        Halo 4: 8.95
        Halo: Reach: 9.52

        Total: 25.85 million

        PS3 titles:
        Beyond: TS: 1.04
        Bleach: SR: 0.44
        God Of War III: 4.65
        Gran Turismo 5: 10.87 <———— Saving grace
        Gran Turismo 6: 1.98 <————– That decline tho
        Heavy Rain: 2.73
        Hyperdimension Neptunia: 0.36
        Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory: 0.12
        inFamous 2: 1.65
        Killzone 3: 2.58
        Littlebigplanet 2: 3.09
        Littlebigplanet Karting: 0.63
        MAG: 1.3
        MLB 10: The Show: 0.69
        MLB 11: The Show: 0.52
        MLB 12: The Show: 0.87
        Ni No Kuni: 1.15 <——————— Love this game
        PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal: 0.73
        Puppeteer: 0.16
        Ratchet & Clank: FFA: 0.18
        Resistance 3: 1.36
        Sly Cooper: TIT: 0.39
        SOCOM 4: 0.81
        Starhawk: 0.25
        Tales of Xillia: 1.07
        Tales of Xillia 2: 0.45
        The Last of Us: 4.30
        Twisted Metal: 0.69
        Uncharted 3: 6.27
        Until Dawn: 0.00

        Total: 51.33+ million
        (+ used to account for the titles I couldn't read off the image)

        ~~~~

        Clearly PS3 sold more – nearly twice as much – but it did so with 56* titles vs 4. Take that in for a moment. That means that for every 14 titles Sony sold, Microsoft made the exact same with only 1 title.

        *Ignored the 20 move titles. Were I to include them, that'd bump the total up to 76 vs. 4, and it'd be an even more embarrassing statistic.

        Take an additional step back and look at the remaining Microsoft software that I "failed" to include and/or wasn't on the picture. Were I to include the X360 Forzas (5.82), Dance Centrals (5.69), Kinect Adventures! (20.93), and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (10+ ( http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/12/13/minecraft-sells-13-million-on-pc-10-million-on-360 )) MS would be sitting at 68.02+ million… That's 10 Xbox titles vs. 56* PS3 titles, and the 10 coming out on top by around 17 million more sales.

        ~~~~

        Lesson we've learned here? Quantity ≠ Quality. Microsoft's exclusives sell infinitely better than Sony's, which is why Infamous SS isn't the game-changer everyone thinks it is… The franchise has only sold 4.38 million units in the past 5 years, so I wouldn't expect SS to succeed for any reason other than the fact that it's one of the only exclusive titles coming to the PS4 any time soon.

        • foureyes oni

          well if those few games are all the exclusives you have on your system then yes they would sell a lot .

          • Megaman

            As to his point of why Infamous will only sell because PS4 has no games….maybe that’s why Sony isn’t taking any risk with there IPs so they are starting to cancel games

          • foureyes oni

            Its possible, but the game still looks really polished and looks like a game that would sell millions maybe not halo numbers but still do reasonably well. Infamous doesn’t need to sell more consoles simply for the fact that the ps4 is still selling out in many places but it definitely does make folk want a ps4. I will say that i’m a lot more interested in this infamous title than the previous ones.

          • Megaman

            Just a few questions….are you located in North America or outside of it???Are you going bye Monthley sales NDP figures or bye N4G???can you go to your local EB or Game Stop was mart best buy and take a picture to prove this ???I can find a lot of PS4′s my friend just bought one at Best Buy….send the pictures to Megaman84@Gmail.com and I’ll do the same….if the PS4 is selling like hot cakes shouldn’t you see a higher figure ???

          • foureyes oni

            yes to north america and yes to both npd and n4g. I visited walmart last night for diapers for a baby shower and the ps4 was all sold out checked online for local best buys with ps4 and nothing was available. and the nowinstock of ps4
            http://www.nowinstock.net/videogaming/consoles/ps4/

            vs the xb1
            http://www.nowinstock.net/videogaming/consoles/xboxone/

            picts i’ll have to send at a later time since i didn’t remember that part plus best buy is a bit further away than i’d like to drive just to take a few photos. Now the last time i did go to best buy the PS4 was sold out but that was like a month ago for tomb raider ps4 version so i’m pretty sure that doesn’t count lol.

          • Megaman

            There I’ll go first ….that’s beat buy ….and you do no that the Xbox produced more systems then the PS4 right in north America and even Sony said it will be on short supply….the Wii did the same thing but the Wii had a good reason to purchase a Wii….it had GAMES something the PS4 dose not have at the moment and also the reason the Xbox is killing PS4 in software sales…..the PS4 has a false hype surrounding it and if they don’t get games soon that is worth bragging about meny people that fell into the false hype will realize there mistake and go guy the Xbox because it gas good games better then Sony at the moment ….this race just started don’t fool your self ….games sell systems let’s see what titanfall can do

          • foureyes oni

            you have one game for xbox one hype just titanfall. At least for the the ps4 you have infamous and the order 1886, yes i do know you still have quantic dreams and sunset overdrive but we’ve heard diddly squat about them and i’m not mentioning the next uncharted or halo as well since those games have shown nothing as well. I honestly don’t even know anymore if titanfall is going sell enough xbox one consoles to at least match the ps4 and don’t forget that the 360 version got pushed back in order to sell more xbox one’s . For the whole Microsoft has pumped out more consoles than the ps4 in North America well ,so what, the ps4 sold twice as many consoles than the xbox one in January and the PS4 sales will probably surpass the xbox 1 in February as well even with all these deals for an xbox one. Titanfall will push sells of the xbox one there is no doubt of that but you still have infamous coming out for the PS4 in March as well. I do agree that games sell system but as of right now neither has that many games to be honest. And both companies are holding their cards close to their chest right. The PS4 is killing it but its only a million ahead so its still anyone’s game. It will be more interesting to see how this all plays out by this time next year.

          • Megaman

            You summoned it all up at the end witch your right it’s way to early to even say who will win….here is my question….do you own and Xbox one and a PS4???I do…so I’m seeing the benefits from both sides and I find the PS4 more boring and no games that I can justify my purchase….the only reason I bought the Xbox one was for killer instinct amd forza and I like the way ryse looked so I bought that or sorry downloaded that game and it wasn’t bad at all it reminded me of a bat man game…I bought a PS4 because I just wanted to see what all the hype was about and because I was gonna buy a PS4 anyways and for drive club but that got delayed again ….killzone sucked and I’m a big killzone fan….the reason I use my Xbox more is because it’s set up to my tv a for those 2 games I mention ….I don’t play any games on my PS4 it just sites there until a good game comes out….you may not believe this but a greater % then the Xbox people bought a PS4 to sell on eBay and kajijii and that’s because of the hype the PS4 had so a lot of people that even I no bought a PS4 not to play games but just to sell it….that’s reality and the die heart Sony fans plus a few people that believe the hype….infamous is a game iv always purchase and still will….but infamous will not sell systems it’s just not that type of game like a God of war….the order looks good but it’s only being alittle hype because that’s all you guys got right now….the order is like being hungry and you have not ate for days and somebody gives you something you would of never thought you would eat….but your so hungry that you eat it and it taste good…Sony die heart fans are starving for a great Sony exclusive and the Xbox one owners are satisfied enough to let a game like titanfall hype it’s self….titanfall won the most awards not because Xbox owners are hungry …..titanfall fall won awards in the backlash almost DRM era where Microsoft was getting bashed left right and center and believe it or not some can say titanfall saved Microsoft and titanfall will do to the Xbox brand as gears of war did to the 360….if the order flops Sony will not have a strong enough exclusive this year 2014 to justify its purchase….Sony fan boys are putting way to Much pressure on Sony to deliver 1080p 60fps and achieve the beat graphics this gen meanwhile motivating the Microsoft to make the Xbox One a better machine and prove everybody wrong and Microsoft can only go up from here and it starts with titanfall E3 will be very interesting and don’t think Microsoft dosnt hAve the motivation more then Sony to wow everybody …..Sony fan boys are making Microsoft stronger and not even realizing it….people get called ugly and fat….some people dont care but the ones do loose fat and get plastic surgery and when there ready they show off there New body and face and shit on the people that made fun of them and those are the same ones that will try to date them after all the negative stuff that they said ….Microsoft knows there fat and ungy and they are motivated to make people like you want and Xbox

          • foureyes oni

            yeah i only just recently bought the god of war collection so not really something that would hype me up.I will agree that the xbox one had the better lineup of games at launch but unfortunately i’m not a halo or gears of war or even a shooters fan so all this xbox one news lately makes me just say meh,the order 1886 is not something i would look forward to as well but at least the setting is something newish.For me personally i’m looking forward to Rime, transistor,pavilion, and the witness. E3 and the fall collection of games will probably be the deciding factor between the two consoles.

          • Megaman

            I love what you wrote….you don’t sound like a fan boy and that’s shocking and I hope you enjoy whatever system you choose….I’ll be getting the order cause it dose look good and different witch is why I decided to download ryse….me I have all systems so I’m not or won’t ever be loosing out on anything but I respect when people give real reasons to own a specific platform like you did…I play my Wii U ONLY for Mario lol

          • foureyes oni

            its weird the Wii U seems to be the system whose games i find the most interesting but i don’t own one yet.

          • shinitaru

            “the PS4 has a false hype surrounding it and if they don’t get games soon that is worth bragging about meny people that fell into the false hype will realize there mistake and go guy the Xbox”

            That time has come and gone, many of us have had our PS4′s for going on 5 months now, there would be many that should have already woken up if that were the case. It’s a launch year, its going to be slow. Same thing with the Xbox One, you guys don’t have that many great games either.

          • Megaman

            Well I have a PS4 to but your right it’s to early for anything that’s why I dont understand a lot of things people criticize the Xbox for when everybody knows it’s just to early to be criticizing the PS4 or the Xbox….if this was a year or 2 then I understand but can you admit the Xbox is being over criticized far more then the PS4???

        • You are flat out wrong

          Unsurprising. Xbots always turn out for Gears and Halo. It’s the Xbox’s only raison d’etre.

          • Guy Brohski

            The same way you PSplebs always turn out for GranTurismo’s latest iteration with recycled PS2 cars, and Atari 2600 sound effects. Stay classy plebs…

          • You are flat out wrong

            Don’t care for Gran Turismo. Try harder, guest account spammer. :)

          • Ritsujun

            Gears titles were above average, but Halo titles were plain gay.

        • Megaman

          OUCH

          • Liam Hall

            Yeah, Halo 3 itself had about 14 million.

        • Guy Brohski

          And you didn’t include Crackdown 1 & 2 and many other MS exclusives.

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            I was only going by titles released from 2010 – 2013 (not including 8th gen titles). Were I to include Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Gears of 1 & 2, the Crackdowns, (etc.) it would’ve been an even more embarrassing comparison.

            Sony might have the MOST exclusives, many of which are very good, but none of them are half as good as the majority of MS’s AAA flagship titles.

          • Guy Brohski

            Okay gotcha. I fully agree.

          • Bilal Prince- Ali

            i DEFFFOOOOO understand your point and you’ve made it really well ( this coming form a PS Fanboy lol) but there are a few things to take into consideration… Sony exclusives have sucha high range in terms of variety… this is what splits the demographic so that we have a choice in what we play.. Which is why to some a game as amazing as LBP is only a mediocre game or not even a good game… Where as on Xbox the variety is limited to simulation driving and shooters, be it 3rd person or first person…. now im NOT saying that MS games are bad they are good games, but once again im strictly talking variety here.
            This obvo gives the Xbox fans a limited choice in type of game so the exclusives at hand are sure to sell well.. Then instead of looking at sequals if we were just to look at individual game ip’s you could EASILY name 10 actual recognisable and respected ip’s where as with MS once you’ve named Gears, Halo, Forza, PGR, Fable (Maybe), Crackdown… what else is there..? and because of this the games have such a high chance of success.. Where as Sony exclusives are like you wanna play a movie..> Go ahead and boot up Uncharted/Tlou… wanna be a super hero..? go boot up inFamous. wanna be creative..? Go boot up LBP/Modnation Racers. wanna play driver sim.. go boot up Gran turismo/DriveClub(sorta lol). wanna play a…. (theres always an answer) and that deffo is one of the reasons to low ip sales.. because if you look at the actual sales of PS3′s and Xbox 360′s both consoles have sold the same if VG Chartz and certain other sites are good to believe PS3′s are actually about 1/1.5 million units ahead so the install base is there its just one has a choice of about 15-20+ exclusives and the other has about 5-10..? Lord knows I hope this did’nt come across like a fanboy or that anyone can even bother reading any of this lol…

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            Oh I hear what you’re saying, and [for the most part] I agree! Also, thanks for the civil response from a self-identifying “fanboy” (you seem more like a passionate fan than a fanboy to me, but whatever). It’s difficult to find those these days and have an actual conversation with thin. :) Nice to “meet” you.

            My point wasn’t (in ANY way) to say that Sony doesn’t have great games, but instead was something more along the lines of “If your games are all so great, why don’t they sell like it?”

            Nobody is saying games aren’t good, but they sure as hell don’t sell as well as the titles they like to compare themselves to.

            ~~~~~~~~~~~~

            Now to respond to your particular points. :)

            > Sony exclusives have sucha high range in terms of variety… this is what splits the demographic so that we have a choice in what we play… Where as on Xbox the variety is limited to simulation driving and shooters, be it 3rd person or first person…

            There’s such a thing as “over saturation.” If a console space is over saturated with one genre, then the titles from said genre will generally be cutting in to each other’s sales. That isn’t the case with Gears of War/Halo even they are “limited” to one “shooter” genre. Despite being of a similar theme, they both do incredibly well! This is because, despite the lack of “variety” in the genres, the games all stand on their own merits and achievements.

            > …if we were just to look at individual game ip’s you could EASILY name 10 actual recognizable and respected ip’s where as with MS once you’ve named Gears, Halo, Forza, PGR, Fable (Maybe), Crackdown…

            Xbox IPs off the top of my head:

            • Halo
            • Fable
            • Gears of War
            • Forza
            • Crackdown
            • PGR

            And then there are the IPs that they have but aren’t currently doing anything with.

            • Banjo
            • Conker
            • Kameo
            • Perfect Dark
            • Brute Force

            PlayStation IPs off the top of my head:
            • Uncharted
            • God of War
            • Infamous
            • Killzone (mediocre at best)
            • LittleBitPlanet
            • The Last of Us
            • Gran Turismo

            And then there are the IPs that they have but aren’t currently doing anything with.

            • Ratchet & Clank (are they done with this?)
            • Sly Cooper (done with this too?)
            • Jack N Daxter

            Of the franchises that you listed, Xbox had 6 and PlayStation had 6 (+ 1 that isn’t out yet)… So I’m not really seeing your point.

            (And even then, some of the most significant historical IPs that Sony has had have all gone multi-plat. Crash, Spyro, Kingdom Hearts, and Metal Gear come to mind first.)

            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

            I’m not here to debate franchises… All I’m saying is that having “15-20+” exclusives is nothing to brag about if the opponent’s “5-10″ are actually more successful.

          • Bilal Prince- Ali

            lool… Yeahh i ma passionate fan but ive been given the moniker of eing a fanboy soo often that i have just accepted it and moved on but really im just a Game’s fanboy (im a video games designer ffs lol) but yeah nice to “meet” you too.. but yeah i get what you mean for sure.. but your argument when comparing IP’s turns into comparing franchises when my point and the choice of us here at “team sony” isnt that were gonna be getting another sequal or iteration in a franchise.. is the fact that another IP will be pumped out to us that is done at such a high quality.. be its art direction or just general uniqueness if you get what i mean..? :S
            But yeah i get what you mean in terms of sales no way do our numbers touch Halo or Gears not by a long shot but what im saying is when you know that come E3 were expecting whats new coming from Sony and they show you The Last Of Us and were all sitting there thinking what the bloody hell is this gonna be and the ONLY reason were soo intrigued is because it says “From the studio that brought you Uncharted” and THEN we see the game and think omg wooow. so there is no loyal fanbase to the new IP because its a new IP so already the demographic is split because jsut because you reallly enjoyed Uncharted doesn’t mean you’ll be interested in TLOU.. where as with MS at E3 when you see the sequal to the next Gears or another Halo or another Forza the franchise fans are already there to pick up the next iteration or they’ll hear form so and so that oh this franchise is really good pick it up.. and seeing eveyrone play more people will buy.. so its Sony’s fault really when you think about it because they spread themselves thin in terms of churning out new high quality AAA games always bringing out the next ‘whatever’ and their sales go to sooo many different games rather than going to a batch of studios pockets.. it may be seen as loss in terms of individual game numbers not being suupperr highhh BUT and most importantlyyyy its a massive win for us gamers because we have sooo much to choose from and at the end of the day thats whats the most important thing that you want from your games manufacturer knowing that after 8 long years. .your system will STILL receive a game as amazing as TLOU in the same year as when you plan to move on to your next gen system (NOT BASHING ON MS BTW im just saying lol) but i defffooo do understand your points and arguments were arguing the same thing just form 2 different perspectives its like were both football teams ( NOT american football -__- lol) but your football team has an amazing 2 strikers a brilliant attacking midfielder and those three score alllllll your goals all season so your fans go out in millions and buy those shirts while my football team all my front 2, my midfield including wingers AND defense get goals and share the spoils my top scorer may only get 15 goals at the end of the season but at least we all got to score so the fans dont really have anyone in particular to go out and concentrate shirt sales on.. Oh wow this has been a long post sorry dude lol

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            @ – @ That wall of text tho…

            > is the fact that another IP will be pumped out to us that is done at such a high quality.. be its art direction or just general uniqueness if you get what i mean..? :S

            Oh I totally agree with you! In the 7th generation, PlayStation whipped the floor with Xbox’s “new IPs” when it comes to how many of them came to market. And if it wasn’t for charts (such as the one this whole discussion spawned) then I’d say it’d be the exact same going into the 8th generation – that Microsoft would green-light maybe 2 or 3 over the next 10 years… But, if last year’s E3 is any indication, I think Microsoft has heard the “outcry” from fans regarding adding new spice to the library. I mean, 2 weeks after the XO’s reveal we saw that they already had 5 titles in production (Ryse, Sunset Overdrive, Titanfall, Quantum Break, and Black Tusk’s “Shanghiest”). Phil Spencer has also stated that we’ll even be getting another new IP reviled later this year that will also come out later this year. https://twitter.com/XboxP3/status/439204503552671745

            MS is aware that they’ve been running with the same racehorse(s) for the greater part of a decade. With the Xbox One I expect them to take a bit more creative liberties like they did with the OG Xbox and unlike how they did with the 360

            Note, I’m not referring to indie games. AAA first/third party exclusives is what I’m referring to. :P

            > so its Sony’s fault really when you think about it because they spread themselves thin in terms of churning out new high quality AAA games always bringing out the next ‘whatever’ and their sales go to sooo many different games rather than going to a batch of studios pockets..

            Yeah that definitely takes a toll on the sales. Not everyone can afford to pick up all the exclusives, so they have to pick and choose – where on Xbox there’s the Halo title you pick up once every 2 or 3 years, and the Gears you pick up in the “off season” (I’m not a Gears fan… :P But Halo is the cornerstone of my gaming life.)

            Although, were MS to pump out more great exclusives, I still think that Halo would do well. It’s been at the head of the FPS charge (which is arguably one of the largest genres in gaming (right now anyway)) for over a decade – coming up on 14 years here in November. Were MS to release another shooter, I could see them cutting into Halo’s sales a tad, but releasing an Uncharted (to use a PS example) probably wouldn’t have any effect.

            > it may be seen as loss in terms of individual game numbers not being suupperr highhh BUT and most importantlyyyy its a massive win for us gamers because we have sooo much to choose from and at the end of the day thats whats the most important thing that you want from your games manufacturer knowing that after 8 long years.

            True story! Gamers win here – not corporations. The more amazing titles to choose from, the better! But I’d be lying if I said I put a whole lot of stock in the majority of games out there. The games I pick up and play every year are the ones that seeming have been tried and true.

            I went out on a limb with Ryse as a launch night pickup, and while it wasn’t a great game, I did through enjoy it – if for no other reason that looking at how stunningly beautiful it was. The main games I play are the Halos, the Elder Scrolls, the Souls, the Mass Effects, the Dead Spaces, the Battlefields, etc. etc… I’m in the process of picking up Thief, but even that is a reboot of a very old franchise (one that I loved as a kid). Titanfall had me immediately sucked in via the alpha and beta, but that’s from a tried and true developer known for his twitch-based shooters.

            What’ll be really interesting is to see how well Kingdom Hearts does on Xbox vs PlayStation. While it’s a franchise with deep roots, those roots are nowhere near Xbox, so for the 3rd installment to come to the platform without any predecessors? Not sure how that’s gonna turn out.

            > were arguing the same thing just form 2 different perspectives its like were both football teams
            :P Yeah, I prefer soccer/non-US football to US football any day. Played as right mid all my early life, so I totally get the comparison! It’s a brilliant analogy! 100% agree.

            lol and I’ve already picked up my 8th gen consoles. My Wii U is incredibly dusty (> . <) but the XO gets some love. Currently running through old games getting all the achievements before Titanfall launches (and even then I'll be on my 360 quite a lot cuz of Dark Souls II). I'll finally be picking up a PS3 later this year because Persona 5 is launching in December, and I'll be picking up Ni No Kuni and the games similar to it. (The thing about PlayStation that interests me are the Japanese games. Their western lineup doesn't really intrigue me.)

          • Bilal Prince- Ali

            loool! well this has been a great convo thanks.. and once again sorry about the walls of text lol.. Enjoy your Xbox One and imma enjoy my PS4.. like i honestly cant wait for inFamous : SS THAT game is my most anticipated 8th gen game.. its the reason i even bought my PS4 this early lol.. all the next gen games looked cool and good but inFamous: SS was my ‘gears’ moment when i was like “woah… this is what next gen gaming is gonna look like”.. i’ve played Ni No Kuni i effing love that game honestly get it and my Persona 5: Golden gets sooo much attention on my Vita lol

        • CervantesPR

          so now sales determine a games quality?? CAll O F DUTY HERE I COME!!!!

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            Nobody said sales = a good game, but they are a VERY good way of showing it. Call of Duty IS a good game… The problem with that is that it’s the same game every year. Do I enjoy it? Not … but I’m observant and reasonable enough to recognize that it is a “good” game. Also, it isn’t exclusive, so it’s irrelevant to my post.

            But even then you’re missing the point. If The Last Of Us was the best game ever created (like its been proclaimed as being for the past however many months) then it probably would’ve sold more than half as many as “the worst Halo game ever” [aka, Halo 4]… It’s currently sitting at 4.3 million units to a market of 80+ million consoles. As it stands now? It’s at a 0.5% adoption rate.

            Tons of Sony games are great, but none of them reach the level of adoption of MS games. That’s all I’m saying.

          • bluSPECTRE

            He doesn’t get it. Give up.

          • CervantesPR

            A BRAND NEW IP of a not so popular genre selling more than a well known,well marketed,multi sequel,long running,multiplayer revolutionary,iconic with mass appeal to the xbox fanbase first person shooter that everyone can pick up and play? lol i fail to see the reasoning here,you agreed with me that sales dont mean shit when it comes to quality. We all know toyotas sell more than ferraris, theres tons of variables and things that make amazing games not sell as much as mediocre games such as assasins creed,cod etc. The ps3 has a different audience than the 360 as well,ps3 has more of a worldwide appeal with a more varied game library, xbots only care for cod and shooters that is a fact,i remember seeing the preorder numbers for games before xbone and ps4 launched and cod had more preorders on xbone than ps4 despite the xbone having less units preordered,i went to best buy recently and the rep told me that he had an xbox one and only played FPS lol, thats why most exclusives are shooters, thats why DLC for shooters are FIRST on xbox, thats why titanfall is a paid 3rd party exclusivity deal,

            XBOX = SHOOTERS=appeals to fanbase

            another example is Monster Hunter, MH dosent sell half as much IN NA compared to japan because that is what the japanese AUDIENCE likes

            SALES do NOT = quality PERRIOD.

        • Karlo87

          That list reminds me why I went PS4 only this gen, so much diversity and awesome games in that PS3 list!

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            But the question is: Will you actually put your money where your mouth is and buy any of them? Or will you simply talk about how many great exclusives you have?

          • shinitaru

            Games? Who said anything about buying games? We just bought the PS4 because we like how it looks in our entertainment center….. said nobody ever.

            Seriously, there is probably very few people who would go out and buy every game available on any console, and the more games there are the more the money gets spread out. It’s pretty much even money no matter how you look at it

            You guys had some great games but there were fewer of them and they focused on fewer genre. Not necessarily a bad thing, especially if you are into those genre. Probably why there are those that are so resolute in their dedication to the platform, they kept giving fans of those kinds of games exactly what they wanted

          • Karlo87

            I own every PS3 exclusive actually.

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly
          • Karlo87

            Believe what ye will. I make a good living. :)

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            Regardless of your income, I have a hard time believing that you have time to play all 160+ PS exclusives… Btw, how’s Start The Party! treating you?

          • Karlo87

            Very good actually, great family fun for all to be had! ;)

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            How about Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory?

        • MasterofMidnight

          I think the bottom line is though, the PS3 and Xbox 360 both have enough great, exclusive games to justify their existence, and to be worth buying them both for. Just as both the PS4 and XB1 will also have a great many awesome games in the future.

          Sure, I’m leaning over the XB1 at the moment, as a personal preference. I don’t care if the PS4 is more powerful. I still play my Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, and gamecube on a regular basis – power and graphics mean very little to me. I’ll buy whatever console has games I want to play. This is the mantra I think all gamers should abide by. And right now, as preference, I prefer the XB1′s offerings. Not saying it’s for everyone else. Just for me.

          My point is, people assume the PS4 is the best console for all gamers. It simply isn’t. Some don’t want to play Killzone and Second Son. Some people prefer to simply stick with PC even. Good for them. Why are some numpties on these threads continuously try to argue which console is ‘better’.
          MS, Nintendo, and Sony have people paid to make these silly arguments. Why waste your time writing essays trying to prove which is apparently the better console. Especially whilst being as verbally abusive as You are flat out Wrong’ always is?

          • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

            You’re 100% right! I’m a multi-console gamer with Xbox being my primary platform. All consoles have more than a few reasons to consider getting one, but I personally prefer what Xbox has to offer.

            Wii U’s software is great, if not somewhat lacking, but it doesn’t have the multiplats. I’ve got it solely for the Mario titles, Zelda titles, Monster Hunter titles, and hopefully Metroid titles.

            PS4′s hardware is great, except for the controller (hate the same-axis analogue sticks), but it doesn’t have the software I enjoy. Sure Tomb Raider runs at 60 higher FPS, but honestly? I couldn’t care less about that type of stuff.

            Xbox One’s hardware is “lacking” (I use that term liberally), but the combination of the first and third party software is what has me on that console. What got me on Xbox has me on Xbox still to this day – and that’s Halo.

            I’m building my PC rig for Mods and the exclusives, but it’ll never be my primary gaming platform.

            And to answer the semi-rhetorical “Why waste your time writing essays trying to prove which is apparently the better console. Especially whilst being as verbally abusive as You are flat out Wrong’ always is?” question(s)? :P I’ve had this typed up for quite some time and copy/paste it as a response whenever someone posts that picture. It took practically no effort. A one-time run-through of the games and their sales, but after that one time? Yeah, it’s been copy/paste.

    • Megaman

      Your STILL WORKING FOR SONY???

      • You are flat out wrong

        You’re still crying on Disqus and incapable of communicating in the English language?

    • Guy Brohski

      PS-pleb fails again lol.

      • You are flat out wrong

        A compelling argument, guest account spammer.

  • https://www.youtube.com/ButtonBros TheRedButterfly

    “Halo news will be coming at E3. 343i has a great plan in place, will be cool to share with everyone.”

    Let’s hope that 343i’s “great” dev. schedule puts Halo 2 Anniversary on November 2014, and put Halo 5{?} to November 2015. That way I’ve got plenty of time to love both Bungie’s and 343′s babies! :D

    FPSs of 2014: Titanfall in a week [or so], Evolve in August, Destiny in September, Halo in November… GONNA BE GREAT!

    The rest of 2014: Thief now, Dark Souls II in a week [or so], LEGO The Hobbit in April, Mario Kart in May, and a bunch of release dates in between now and then even more at E3!! Can’t wait!

    • Iron Ballz

      watch dogs!!!

  • foureyes oni

    well none of this is surprising. Halo news from Microsoft at E3 and announcing some new games. Although i will still say that Microsoft had the better E3 video game showing but Sony had the better E3 ratings simply because of all of the drama going on with Microsoft.

  • coip

    KI was definitely megaton news. And the end result was even better than I expected. One of the best fighting games ever.

    • ImonadrugcalledCharlieSheen

      Yeah hopefully they deliver another garbage micro transaction fest like that and then let the developer get bought out by Amazon, just like Double Helix did.

      • coip

        Lies. There are no micro-transactions in KI. You can play the entire game for free, if you’re patient. Or, you can pay a measly $20 for the full game. That’s a hell of a deal, much better than the $60 for most new games. Calling the game a “garbage micro transaction fest” when it has none makes you look severely misinformed.
        That aside, the gameplay for KI is incomparably superb. It’s the richest, deepest, and most accessible combo system in 2D fighting game history. They nailed it.

  • Nihelus Aurenis

    Megaton to me would be Halo Wars 2.

  • HipHop1980

    I’m tired of halo.

    • Gamez Rule

      Yeah, when you played one Halo, you’ve played them all.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKMpKA1kNXA

      • Gannicus

        could say once youve played one killzone youve played them all, or played 1 infamous youve played them all. TBH though you could play 1 Call of Duty and you really have just played everyone ever made and will be made lol

        • Gamez Rule

          You could do, what we know it’s not true☺

          • Gannicus

            I dunno with CoD though ahahah, like Black Ops the rest are exactly the same but with a different setting :D

          • Gamez Rule

            Yeah but COD is better than new age power rangers… Sorry Halo. LMAO!

    • Guy Brohski

      Good, because you suck at it and I never want you on my team, so please stay far away from the franchise please thnx.

  • ImonadrugcalledCharlieSheen

    Regardless of what this lying drone says, my prediction for Microsoft at this years E3 is, tv tv tv tv tv tv sports tv tv tv sports spots sports tv tv tv tv tv tv tv tv tv sports tv tv tv tv sports tv tv………..

  • Lostbytes

    Halo is old and tired, It needs to be put down, just like a old faithful dog. I Hope to see a lot of NEW (not old things re-wrapped and made shiny) ideas at E3. Stop the reboots, sequels and FTP crap.

    • Averix

      Would you say the same of Mario, Zelda, Uncharted, Infamous, and Smash Brothers? Halo is still fun and each iteration has added some interesting twists and features. Now, I will admit that some franchises have grown stale like COD and need a real overhaul, not just a fresh coat of paint. Sadly, there are few that should be put out to pasture like poor Sonic.

      • Guy Brohski

        I agree, Averix. Halo is still a strong franchise and 343i has proven to be a worthy developer to carry on the game’s legacy. Lostbytes is just a hater, typical PS-pleb he is.

    • Painkillr

      from what i have read halo 5 looks rad. open world.chief has his own ship and can travel to 4-6 different planets along with rpg elements…halo never sounded better

  • Ga-Ree-Ya

    Hooray, another dudebro shooter crap.

  • CervantesPR

    I wonder if this will be 720p

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