Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around
hot  /  reviews  /  videos  /  cblogs  /  qposts

The Dtoid community's E3 2014 predictions: Microsoft

6:00 PM on 06.04.2014 // mrandydixon
  @mrandydixon

Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo

Last week, we asked you delicious Dtoiders to predict what you think will happen at each of the major press conferences going into E3. Here are your predictions for Microsoft's big show!

Hdawger:

I think it'll be pretty good, definitely at least on par with last years. They kind of blew their load a little too early with all these huge announcements and turnarounds the past few weeks.

Side note: I will once again bring up the fact that most people in this comments section [...] are confusing last year's E3 with the reveal conference. [Good point! -Andy]

Kusabi:

I am honestly very excited to see new Halo and I hope to god there is new Gears news. [Me too! -Andy]

Sniper BoB 13:

I'm hoping for a little less reliance on the Halo IP (and I say this as a
HUGE fan of the Halo series) and some new information about Sunset 
Overdrive. Also interested in any possible new IPs they may of 
obtained. I feel they've probably learned their lesson and it's looking 
like Stephen Elop is trying to make a good impression on his new 
audience. (No longer requiring Xbox Live Gold for Netflix).

Ninezero:

Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo Halo 
Halo partnership with Pepsi and Cheetos.
GOW GOW GOW GOW GOW
CoD exclusive content.
Doritos.
Pizza Hut and Papa John's app.

THE END. [There were a lot of answers similar to this, BTW. -Andy]

Barry Csonka:

I predict dozens of games about a generic soldier shooting his way through mindless armies, while following a big arrow saying GO HERE IDIOT, viewed from a first person perspective.

KyninBinel:

Star Wars Battlefront exclusive content.
Sunset Overdrive, ride the hype train to the station.
Halo.
Partnership with the History Channel.
CoD exclusive content.
Fable.
Lost Odyssey 2.
Announce exclusive rights to FFXX in 2025

tylerstravis:

I think they will announce the Xbox 4. It'll be exactly the same as the Xbox One, but will now more closely resemble the PS4.

fire lion:

No PC games from the biggest PC software maker, that's for sure.

jimboxxx:

There will be next gen Gears annoncement. [Nuff sayd! -Andy]

GoofierBrute:

I think Microsoft has learned its lesson that an event like E3 is not the place to talk about SPORTS (unless it's a sports game) and TV shows. It's smart that they got the announcements like removing Kinect and changes to Games for Gold before E3 so that they can focus on the games, though right now there really isn't anything that we know about right now that excites me personally. However, we didn't know that Killer Instinct was a thing prior to E3, so maybe they'll surprise us like that this year.

Guy Gamer:

Phil Spencer promises Xbox Live Arcade Backwards compatibility. I think Phil knows what we really want. And getting back a huge backlog of arcade games would be a huge selling point to invest in a Xbone. [Oh man that'd be awesome. -Andy]

shouryuuken:

Microsoft teams up with Sega to get some exclusive sequels to Genesis era classics. Open world Streets of Rage in the vein of Sleeping Dogs minus guns and more arcadey, less racing gamey. Shinobi returns in an open world platformer/third person shooter with a bit of an inFamous vibe to it. Lastly, Golden Axe will reappear in a 3D hack and slash with light RPG elements. The game will controversially include a portal to import action figures into the game. Each copy comes with either Gilius, Ax Battler or Tyris Flare.

ctg867:

Crackdown 3, new Banjo or Conker, and other things that will make Andy happy. [Check out his full predictions blog here!]

Noir Trilby:

Ok, so here's my safe predictions: Microsoft will show Halo 2 HD and Sunset Overdrive, probably more Quantum Break. They'll have a speech about how they've received a clear message from the "core gamer", they'll show some 3rd party stuff like Witcher 3, and maybe have a surprise announcement like a new Perfect Dark or Banjo. After everything that's happened to them they'll be doing everything they can to get back in gamers good graces.

AlucardsQuest:

My prediction is that Halo 5 needs to blow people away in order for it to be a huge hit. A lot of people were disappointed by Halo 4 and without the prestige of Bungie, they'll have an uphill battle on their hands. Otherwise they've been making good decisions but if they want to be back on top, they need to make like 5 more great decisions in a row... one of which has to be a mindblowing new IP! A Rare reworking of an old classic (even if by another studio) wouldn't hurt either.

TerryBroadway:

My hope is L4D3, Crackdown 3, and Viva Pinata 3. I need more good reasons to grab that $399 XBO. Right now I literally have no reason to get it. I want it, but there's just nothing at the moment.

Occams Electric Toothbrush:

A new Shadow Hearts game. 
A sequel to the classic Biker Mice from Mars racing game.
A brand new fucking Bloody Roar game.
An HD remake of Clive Barker's Undying.
The Warhammer 40K action RPG where we finally get to play as the Space Wolves.
L.A. Noire type game but based on Hellblazer and written by Jason Aaron. 
Corn Dog Divas: The Wrestling Game.
Remember that CG sex scene in Lawnmower Man? That but a game.
A Fresca dispenser. Fresca fucking rocks.
Finally, my dad to stop flicking his cigarette ash into my contact lens solution.

Andrew:

Microsoft CEO comes on stage, transforms into some sort of terrible reptile creature, and devours the audience before going on to write a hit broadway musical. [Sounds like E3 all right! -Andy]

----------

Thanks to everyone who shared their predictions! Stay tuned tomorrow as we continue our recaps for Sony, Nintendo, and third parties!



mrandydixon,
 Follow Blog + disclosure mrandydixon

This blog submitted to our editor via our Community Blogs, and then it made it to the home page! You can follow community members and vote up their blogs - support each other so we can promote a more diverse and deep content mix on our home page.







 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community fisters, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.

 Quickposts
Status updates from C-bloggers

Pixie The Fairy avatarPixie The Fairy
Off to the new job shortly. Dunno if it's something I want long term, but I can't complain about the money. New laptop, phone, and consoles could be weeks away :D
JohnSmith123 avatarJohnSmith123
http://destructivecreations.pl/isdefense/ /Hatred devs really like the controversy I guess.
The Dyslexic Laywer avatarThe Dyslexic Laywer
Is it too late to write about the waifu wars? I don't really have one but there is a female character I have in mind that I want to talk about.
StriderHoang avatarStriderHoang
Bayo has high execution barrier and largely unsafe moveset but Witch Time is a huge saving grace. I bet people are double bitter with Corrin being in the game and being pretty reliable in terms of skillset. Definitely a safer and stronger choice than Bayo
Jed Whitaker avatarJed Whitaker
Streaming some Unravel then perhaps some Firewatch. Don't not come. [url]http://twitch.tv/Jed05[/url]
Agent9 avatarAgent9
Just got my Wind up Ifrit minion. I couldn't sell it, it was too adorable.
Agent9 avatarAgent9
Just got my Wind up Ifrit minion. I couldn't sell it, it was too adorable.
Parismio avatarParismio
I was playing Third Strike on PS3 with my PS4 controller and I tried using the dpad for the first and noticed that it doesnt take corner directional inputs. Is this normal for ps4 controllers on ps3?
Larxinostic avatarLarxinostic
I swear, it makes sense in context..... Kinda. Hmmm. Okay, not so much. [img]http://i.imgur.com/YhIzmYN.png[/img]
Agent9 avatarAgent9
Almost done with my Waifu wars blog. pretty happy with how it turned out.
SeymourDuncan17 avatarSeymourDuncan17
Time to scream and shout. It's Nanako cosplaying as her big bro! <3
Mike Wallace avatarMike Wallace
Bernie Sanders vs. Donald Trump is like Gandalf the White vs. Handsome Jack.
Sir Shenanigans avatarSir Shenanigans
Skellige is so cool! It's like the land of Valhalla Rising.
Torchman avatarTorchman
http://gonintendo.com/stories/251840-fire-emblem-fates-petting-mini-game-is-in-game-but-only-availa I THOUGHT THIS WAS GONE. MAKE UP YOUR DAMN MINDS PEOPLE
Shinta avatarShinta
God damn, Bernie Sanders is just killing it with this speech. Hitting basically every point. He even used the word "oligarchy." Probably the first time I've ever heard that word uttered on CNN. I think a lot of people in power are shitting their pants
Pixie The Fairy avatarPixie The Fairy
In my haste to finally factory reset my tablet, I erased a blog I had worked on. Thankfully, it's fresh in my mind. It's another MGS blog, but it goes the opposite way of my last MGS blog. Pray this guy is not your husbando, for he is shit.
Sir Shenanigans avatarSir Shenanigans
Just ate a disgusting amount of sugary wonders in a Fat Tuesday blowout. Chocolate (birthday) cake, Oreos, brownies, cookie dough, and some creme brule thing. Satiation by way of eat-'til-you-puke is what Shenanigans says!
LaTerry avatarLaTerry
Is there any real difference between the PS3 and the PS4 versions of Valkyria Chronicles?
Shinta avatarShinta
KnickKnackMyWack avatarKnickKnackMyWack
Say whaaaaaat?
more quickposts


Contest!


Seriously

Invert site colors

  Dark Theme
  Light Theme


Destructoid means family.
Living the dream, since 2006

Pssst. konami code + enter

modernmethod logo



Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -