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Best and Worst Of E3

May be a bit selfish, but this is simply the best (and worst) of E3 according to me. What made me smile and exactly why? Some of you will agree with me ofcourse and some of you will… Well probabaly go: “Bananaballs!” If you do, please point out what you thought was better (or worse) at this E3. 🙂

The Worst:
5. I was not there!

4. Bad Company 2
The lack of… was the problem.

3. Nintendo’s Conference
Im not sure about this one.. but.. was it just me that got really dissapointed? It was not enough Wooo moments. And its not like the…

2. Wii Vitality Sensor
…would save them? Who, why and what the hell is going on Nintendo?

1. James Cameron’s Speech.
Im sorry about this one but, to much time, not enough pictures, read my other post on this and why I skipped to write about Ubisofts “keynote”.

Number Five – Live Online
Thank you to everyone and all that worked with the recording and beeing able to see some “Keynotes” online. For the people not beeing able to be there. It was 85% of the E3 experience. Thank you again.

Number Four – Alan Wake
When I first saw this game, the very first trailer and read about the story. I knew I wanted to play it, to see ingame photage and know that this game will be coming out. Is a happy day for me.

Number Three – MAG
256 players at the same time!? I was drooling at this point. Teams, teamwork, objectives, just imagine the kind of battles you can fight, and imagine what teamwork can do in this game!? Im gonna get a PS3 as soon as this gets released.

Number Two – Metal Gear Solid for 360
I applauded. No im not kidding. “Here’s i Hideo Kojima”. One of the biggest smiles I have ever had. Finaly MGS for 360, i’ve been waiting so long. Tho, a bit dissapointed when I found out it was not exclusive for the 360.

Number One – Project Natal + Milo
The biggest, baddest and greatest showing ever. Im sorry if you dont agree, but we’ve seen motion controlers before. We’ve seen what we need to use in order to play thoese kind of games. A controler, a camera something that works together with the game. In what way was this really about “motion”. Project Natal has given the words “motion control” a new meaning. Your body is the new controler. This together with the new AI project called Milo. We saw something that might be the begging of game AI and player interaction. Im seeing the future and im longing to try it out.

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Shellshock 2 – Big NO.

My brother just bought this game. We got it cheap and we wanted a new shooter to try out. Simply to have something new to play. What can I say. This game, has been a horrible experience.

When you see ingame photage from the game you think: It looks descent it seems to have a good feel to it. Tho… once you get your hands on the controller and you start to move around and shoot thoese damn enemies. You realize… this is a mistake.

It’s a slow control and it seems as tho nomatter how good you think you can aim it just seems to slip to the side (its much like the aim mood for sniperrifles in other games, but constantly active). It get you pissed and anoyed when you’ve just lined up a headshot.

All guns in the game seem to use the same ammo (wtf?), except ofcourse for all the pistols have their own ammo. So pretty much two types of ammo’s in the game for several different weapons. You also have a machette ofcourse, but it seems to make less damage then just punching the enemies in the face with your fists, how is that? Did you enter a megaman game and you’re now able to shoot out your fists at incredible speed to fight the zombies in vietnaw?

Yes the game takes place in Nam’. During the war. And you fight zombies, or alot of people having a really bad flu and they’re all pissed at you for some reason… maybe becuase your brother was the start of the infection. Dont worry, its not much of a spoiler… and there is not much to spoil.

The last thing that I can think of at the moment that just annoyed the hell out of me: The grenades. You can have six of them, and at certain times, picking up one, means that you just picked up one. At other times one grenade on the ground means two. And sometimes one grenade will give you the lucky number six! It’s like a RPG where you open boxes and keep hoping for the best item… sadly the best item is not grenades in this game.

If you ever thought of getting this game just to have something to play. Get Halo 3… get Modern Warfare… get Gear Of War 2. Hell you may as well even get Katamari!

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Sony Conference at E3

So what can I say. Overall this was a great show. Alot of great games announced a few suprises and even tho their motion capture control that they showed was not as impressive as Project Natal by Microsoft. The feel of the whole show and all the great trailers made this overall better. PSP GO was talked about and several new PSP games were announced such as Resident Evil and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.

Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker seems to be a multiplayer experience for the PSP. Hideo Kojima was also sure to mention that the game was not a spinof from the metal gear story, but a new episode of the saga already loved by so many.

Resident Evil for PSP was just mentioned and sadly not alot of information was given on this title.

Final Fantasy XIII was ofcourse shown with a great new trailer that would probably take your breath away if you were there in person (That was some huge screen they had to show trailers on). Soon after this trailer they also announced a Playstation 3 exclusive game: Final Fantasy XIV – Online. A new online game in the FF univserse, and maybe this time it will truly break out as a great game (looked good from where I was sitting).

The live multiplayer presentation of the game MAG made my jaw drop. When they told us about this PS3 exclusive game with a multiplayer capability of 256(!) players at the same time. This may just be the game that pushes me over to get a PS3 now togheter with Killzone 2 and Metal Gear Solid 4.

Sony was finaly able to really show what the PS3 can do and the quality they’ve been aiming for. Even tho its been slow uptil now, the tide seems to turn as several new and great games are exlusivly released for PS3. A few examples are:

The third game in the ICO saga called: The Last Guardian. To really understand and see the artistic feel of this game I will urge you to go and look for the E3 trailer of this game. It looked amazing!

ModNation Racers which is somewhat of a followup on Little Big Planet gives us a world of racing where we can customize, create and share anything and everything. A casual game for gamers? Intresting.
Ofcourse this also gave us my favourite quote from this E3: “I like mountains, he likes cheep.”

Several other games that are worth and will be mentioned in this blog within the coming days:
God Of War III
Assassins Creed 2
Uncharted 2
Assassins Creed Bloodlines
The new motion controller from sony.
PSP GO and and PSN.

And much much more.
Thank you Sony for a great show.

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Ubisoft Conference – I skipped it.

Not saying that I did not watch it. Cause I did. But I did not feel the need to post about it here. The overall comment would be, draged out, to much talk about avatar without acctualy showing ANYTHING, and the games we wanted more of just entered and left real quick.

The two higlights of the two hours:
Assassins Creed Trailer.
Splinter Cell Conviction demo showing.

These were great. But only covered 1/20 of the whole conference. If anything I dont even want to know about avatar now.

A tip for anyone making a presentation about a imaginary world:
SHOW pictures so that people can relate to what youre saying. Its not fun to hear about diffrent alians and planets and places and creatures and so on. Without acctualy getting a peak. We were follwing that speech blindly without any chance of making a proper mental picture. I tried… but it was hard.

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Ubisoft conference on the go!;press-conf-list

Be sure to follow it live while you can! Starts in just a few minutes!

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Modern Warfare 2 – Map Packs

Even tho the game is not out yet, they have already revealed that there will be two map packs for xbox360 and PSN. Tho it seems xbox360 owners will get it first.

So before we even have the details on the acctual game. We have info on map packs. Nice.

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Star Wars – Old Republic (Trailer)

I told you that I would show you didnt I? 😉

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E3 News 2 – EA conference.

So lets get togehter and look at what EA had to show us this year. I must say that I wish that DICE had been there to tell us about Bad Company 2. No such luck im afraid, no showing of Army Of two: 40 days either. Sad, would have been a good showing.

The games that really stood out this evening were:
Need For Speed – Shift
The cockpit vision for this game was insane, the graphics as well. Im not much for motorsports game (or sports games for that matter), but this looks intresting and I will look into it.

Mass Effect 2 (Tho it was a bit short).
Not much to add to this really. Mass Effect 2 continues the saga!

The Saboteur
This game just keeps on growing on me, the trailer still looks awesome, and the ingame photage impressed me. A gta4 meets assassins creed in world war II… cant be less than perfect.

Crysis 2 (announcment)
Announced for 360, ps3 and PC. Awesome for all console gamers out there. Not much was revealed about this title except for… well… the title.

APB – All Points Bulletin
It started by looking so good with everything that you could customize, a open world like gta, but it kinda made me lose intrest half through the trailer. To repetetive… but it looked great and may be worth looking into in the coming months.

Star Wars – Old Republic.
The trailer that kicked your ass! Literally. Even tho im not a big mmo fan this trailer… wow let me tell ya… well acctualy. Let me post it once I find it shall I? You will have to make it out for yourself.

Brutal Legends
Ozzy and Lemmy!? And Jack Black! Humour assured… the game itself… well who cares did I mention Jack Black and Lemmy?

Other titles mentioned:
Dantes Infero
Sims 3
Littlest Pet Shop
Charm Girls
Dragon Age
Fight Night Round 4
EA Active Expansion
EA Sports – Mixed Martial Arts
EA Sports online
EA Team Builder (to customize your teams in EA sports games)
Grand Slam Tennis

So overall… im not impressed really. APB looks intresting but wasent making me go: omg omg omg! The Saboteur was the best part for me personally. Good game looking good and I want to see more!

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Kojima Production E3 site open!

The storm has now faded and the Kojima countdown was for?… Their very own E3 site! Hopefully it will be filled with news and updates about the new Metal Gear Solid:Rising game and more.

Be sure to stay updated with that site! 🙂


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