The Microsoft press conference was a decent showing. There may not have been any crazy new announcements, but the conference itself was entertaining and well-paced. A solid, if not spectacular, briefing.
Also, I may have kind of liked Usher. Maybe. I mean, I didn't hate him. Maybe ... okay, I am not sure how I felt about Usher. But he was dancing! I can confirm that!
Here is a recap of all the major news during the event:
New screenshots reveal Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Virgin gaming brings tournaments to Xbox Live
XBLA Summer of Arcade revealed?
Splinter Cell: Blacklist set for spring 2013
Fable: The Journey pegged for Holiday 2012
FIFA 13 to support Kinect for tactical play
Gears of War: Judgment coming in 2013
Madden NFL 13 gains Kinect voice controls
NBA, NHL, and WatchESPN come to the Xbox
Microsoft unveil Xbox Music, no mention of Zune
Forza Horizon confirmed as open-world racing title
Splinter Cell: Blacklist features new Sam Fisher actor
Spec-Ops: The Line to get downloadable co-op
Microsoft introduces Xbox SmartGlass
Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360
Nike + Kinect Training for great fitness
Tomb Raider takes a page from Uncharted
LocoCycle is the latest from Twisted Pixel
Ascend: New Gods coming to Xbox 360 in 2013
Wreckateer abuses goblins this summer
What critics thought of Microsoft's press conference
South Park: The Stick of Truth looks friggin' aces
Microsoft announces Gore Verbinski title Matter
Harmonix 'ushers' in Dance Central 3
What are you the most/least excited about?
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