E3 musings (day 1)

By now you’ve hopefully read all that Microsoft had to offer up at their press conference. I can’t comment on everything that was announced (Aeropause has a good summary) but I would like to point out a couple things that me likey very much.

The Halo 3 Xbox. I’m a sucker for these kind of things, and it sure is purty.

Halo 3 Xbox 360

I was suprised that it’s not the Elite version of the system. If they’re going to fleece us over and over, at least be committed to the fleecing!

I mentioned earlier I wanted something about Resident Evil 5. A teaser is what we got. It doesn’t reveal much (and being set in Africa, I doubt I’ll be able to do a translation page like RE4) but unbridled excitement doesn’t begin to describe how I feel about this game:

There is more, almost too much. The 360 Fall lineup is outta sight. My wallet (and my family) are already cringing. It will be NCAA 2008 around here for a while, then it’s going to get thick with games. Mass Effect, Halo 3, Two Worlds. Crazy!


  1. Dark Reyule says:

    Meh, another sequel from Capcom, go figure. Will Mega Man X2 Alpha Hyper Fighting May Cry Neo be an unlockable mini-game?

    CAPCOM = Can’t Actually Produce Creative Original Media

  2. DR – Ouch! You just took the wind out of the sails of my next idea!

  3. I don’t mean this in a bad way, and I think the location is cool, but if you’ve ever read Black Hawk Down, having zombies in Africa is not much of a stretch.

  4. Nat – Now that I think about it, you’re right — I would imagine a lot of those people in the poorer areas that are barely surviving from day to day are a heartbeat removed from zombies.

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