Recap: Xbox 360 at E3 2009

Microsoft kicked off E3 2009 with the announcement of new games, features, and a camera-based motion controller for the Xbox 360.

Microsoft E3 2009 press conference
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Microsoft outlined a host of new games and feature upgrades for the Xbox 360 at its inaugural E3 2009 press conference.

Good-bye games in boxes? Xbox 360 to get full game downloads
Some Xbox 360 games will soon be available as downloads directly to the console's hard drive. Are discs now a thing of the past?
(Posted in Crave by Scott Stein)
June 1, 2009 2:28 PM PDT

Microsoft E3 press conference: The games
Halo sequels, Left4Dead 2, Forza Motosport 3, Alan Wake, and a new Metal Gear Solid game highlight the roster of Xbox 360 exclusives.
(Posted in Crave by Jeff Bakalar)
June 1, 2009 1:40 PM PDT

The future 360: Project Natal takes shot at Wii
"Project Natal" is a video camera accessory that adds motion recognition to the Xbox 360. Is it a serious competitor to the Wii?
(Posted in Crave by Scott Stein)
June 1, 2009 12:45 PM PDT
>> Video: Microsoft's Project Natal in action

Microsoft expands Xbox Live audio and video offerings
Last.fm, improved Netflix access, and a revamped video download store--with Zune branding--are all on their way to the Xbox 360.
(Posted in Crave by John P. Falcone)
June 1, 2009 12:43 PM PDT

Facebook, Twitter come to Xbox Live
The two hottest social networks, Twitter and Facebook, are both coming to the Xbox 360.
(Posted in News under Gaming and Culture by Caroline McCarthy)
June 1, 2009 12:10 PM PDT

Paul and Ringo introduce 'Beatles: Rock Band'
Beatles-focused addition to the Rock Band franchise will feature 45 of the Fab Four's songs and let users play replica instruments and sing up to three-part harmonies.
(Posted by Laura Parker at GameSpot)
June 1, 2009 2:22 PM PDT

Xbox takes center stage, opens E3 2009
Read Daniel Terdiman's live blog of the Microsoft press conference, as it unfolded.
(Posted in News under Gaming and Culture by Daniel Terdiman)
June 1, 2009 10:12 AM PDT

 

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