E3 2013: Predictions and prognostications
CNET editors offer various and sundry opinions on what to expect at this year's E3 gaming show.
Take it to the bank (A sure thing)
Welcome to the easy ones. These are the "but of course" headlines we expect from the show.
Expect some amount of backtracking from Microsoft on used games, always-on DRM.
Sony temporarily "wins" the argument by not coming clean on its own anti-consumer DRM and used-game policies.
The Xbox 360 and PS3 get generous prices cuts.
Microsoft further clears the air and gives real-life examples of its (still vague and confusing)
Nintendo shows off its first-party muscle, possibly with a new Mario or Zelda game.
E3 bounces back from last year's disappointing show with titles we'll actually care about and a sense of direction in the industry.
Microsoft will open its press conference cold (no words) with a demo of Respawn's Titanfall.
Every non-PlayStation Eye game for the PS4 will require the ability to stream directly to Vita.
Attractive drops announced for current-gen consoles.
PlayStation 4 finally gets revealed and seen, but not necessarily priced.