E3 2011: Highlights From Microsoft's Press Conference



     For those of you unable to make it out to Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, fear not: GeekWeek's got you covered. You can read up on the important points from the Microsoft press conference below.

  • PGA, MADDEN, and FIFA will support the Kinect later this year
  • MASS EFFECT 3 will support Kinect voice recognition; you will be able to speak the dialogue choices and voice combat commands to party members
  • GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER will utilize Kinect for weapon customization
  • YouTube, Bing, and live television are coming to Xbox Live
  • Announcement of remastered HALO: COMBAT EVOLVED ANNIVERSARY
  • FABLE: THE JOURNEY demonstrated with Kinect; 2012 release announced
  • MINECRAFT is coming to Xbox and Kinect later this year
  • Announcement of DISNEYLAND ADVENTURES, comprised of mini-games, for Kinect
  • Demonstration of KINECT STAR WARS: Lightsabers have voice activation
  • KINECT FUN LABS allows you to create an avatar that closely resembles you
  • BigPark developing KINECT SPORTS SEASON 2, featuring baseball, skiing, golf, darts, and tennis
  • Harmonix demonstrates DANCE CENTRAL 2. Of note, simultaneous multiplayer dancing, ability to import DANCE CENTRAL songs
  • HALO 4 announced for holiday 2012 release



[via Joystiq]

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