Why Microsoft Lost E3 (Badly)

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“We don’t have any plans specific to Xbox consoles in virtual reality or mixed reality,”

Quote from Mike Nichols chief marketing officer for gaming via Game Industry.biz interview.

Previously when hyping their new Xbone 1 X 1 X Scorpion X 1 back at E3 2016 Phil Spencer (fans hailed xbox saviour and head of Xbox) said on stage that the Xbox One X would become the industry’s next VR-compatible console, positioning the platform to compete with Sony’s VR with what he called “high fidelity VR.” …Well so much for that! [Read more…]

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Xbox Go Home!

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E3 2012 – Watch Dogs, Hope for the Jaded Gamer? + Show Round-Up

Travel back in time to 1985 and tell any gamer that in the far distant future of 2012 that Nintendo’s epic new home console’s gaming highlight will be a 2D, side scrolling platformer with a cartoon plumber in a red and blue outfit and they would think you were crazy and certainly not in possession of a time-traveling DeLorean. Unfortunetly this is exactly what Ninten-doh highlighted their next generation console with, alongside a new version of Pacman and the most nausea inducing game video I have ever seen. [Read more…]

2010

Although 2010 didn’t suddenly become the Future that Never Happened, it did however do a lot better than 1999 and 2001. In-fact the picture above of the International Space Station’s new observatory module (Cupola) goes a long way to help full-fill some of those old prophecy’s.

Other 2010 notable – science fiction realised highlights include: Moonbase Antarctica (see below), Scientists discovering  new life on earth? the first working flying saucer, Microsoft’s Kinect making Minority Report CPU control a commercial reality – Nintendo style:(  Apple’s perfect sci-fi future gadget the iPad and this roof-top lawn in New York (below.)

Here’s hoping by 2015 my studio will look more like this guys office at around 2:45 – or even the place below.

I’ll let Space play us out….

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