Microsoft debuts slim Xbox, new games (video roundup)

A handful of short video highlights from Microsoft's press briefing at E3 2010.

A roundup of short video clips from Microsoft's press briefing at E3 2010, where it unveiled a new Xbox, announced the latest lineup of games for its console, and showed just what its Kinect motion-sensor technology can do.

Xbox 360 media briefing at E3 2010
CNET's Brian Tong runs through the highlights from Microsoft's E3 showcase on Monday. There's a new Xbox 360 that's a whole lot smaller, Microsoft Kinect uses your body as the controller and introduces a new Xbox 360 interface, and hardcore gamers get their fix of Gears of War 3, Halo: Reach and Metal Gear Solid: Rising.

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Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360
Microsoft shows off its new Kinect Xbox interface. No remotes or controllers are needed. Users instead play music, movies, games and connect via video chat using voice commands and hand or body motions. The Kinect, formerly known as Project Natal, will go on sale in November.

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Metal Gear Solid: Rising
Swords are flying as Metal Gear Solid: Rising debuts at the Microsoft media event at E3 2010.

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Gears of War 3 demo
The makers of one of the most popular Xbox game franchises, Gears of War, show off the latest and final chapter of the series.

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'Star Wars' Kinect
Players will use their hands as a lightsaber in the new "Star Wars" game designed for the Kinect for Xbox. Here's the short preview video Microsoft showed off at its E3 2010 press event.

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Trailer for Halo: Reach
Halo: Reach offers a brand new campaign taking place before the events of the Halo trilogy.

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Fable III trailer

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Click here for our complete coverage from E3 2010.

 

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