Codebreaker

Gamers disappointed in Microsoft

John Moe Jun 5, 2012

People seem impressed by SmartGlass, which is good news for Microsoft because the company’s gaming presentation really let down a lot of gamers. As we discussed on our show today, gaming is in kind of a holding pattern right now as a new generation of consoles looms on the horizon. Why build a totally rad new game for the Xbox 360 when the Xbox 720 (or whatever it’s called) is on the way? Nevertheless, gamers were peeved that most of the titles shown off were just updates of old games.

Says Edge Online:

Next up was EA Sports head Andrew Wilson, who, after introducingMadden 13, proceeded to tear open a hole in the space-time continuum, out of which stepped none other than Joe Montana. That’s right, the Joe Montana Sports Talk Football Joe Montana. He’s still alive. The irony was that, unlike that remarkable Mega Drive game, here Joe was talking into the console rather than out of it. And if that wasn’t revolutionary enough, you can swear atFIFA 13 and the commentary team picks up on it. Progress.

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