Microsoft E3 conference details leak out

It is a big week for the gaming industry as E3 represents the premier location to make any gaming related announcement for the entire year. While companies always work hard to keep their presentations hidden from the general population, Microsoft made a small mistake and went live with their E3 webpage a little bit early.

The information reveals that Microsoft is working on Halo 4, they will bring voice search to Xbox Live and will also be showing off Kinect Fun labs. Halo 4 will continue on with Microsoft's flagship exclusive and this announcement shouldn't come as a surprise to many as Microsoft is always looking to build upon the Halo 4 brand to retain customer loyalty.

A remake of the original Halo has also been confirmed by the leak. Previous rumors suggested the development of a remake, and with 2011 being ten years since its original release, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will be a welcome re-release for long-time fans of the series.

The other fronts that Microsoft will be talking about later today is the Xbox will be bringing Voice Search to Xbox Live. This new feature will make it easier to navigate the platform which can be a bit cumbersome due to all the features built into the Xbox platform.

Finally, Microsoft will be showing off Kinect Fun labs will which be a welcomed edition to the Kinect platform. This update will allow you to interact with objects in ways that have not been previously seen in the video game market. Build a Buddy and Googly eyes appear to be new applications that allow you to scan an object and then either interact with it or actually become that object. There will be other games such as bobble head and sparkler.

Neowin is on the ground at E3, make sure to stay tuned as we bring all the E3 coverage as it happens.

Image Credit: Neogaf.com

Report a problem with article
Previous Story

Sony Developer Network source code leaked

Next Story

Sony BMG internal network maps exposed

17 Comments

Commenting is disabled on this article.

Celestial Being said,
So there is Halo CE Remake AND Halo 4? I only saw the CE Trailer atm.

Apparently there are both... like, really. Damn that Teaser WAS AWESOME.

Good to see that they are continuing with Halo. Reach was a good, didn't like Halo Wars or ODST much. Although I would still like to see another separate Halo Story again. Like the Humans first meeting the Covenant or the first wave of Spartans.

Halo 4, maybe the flood haven't been totally destroyed.

Call me when they announce a new console, until then.. don't care (PC gamer for now, until console reach HD resolution (1080p and not 650p like most games nowaday and I KNOW THAT 650p IS NOT A REAL HD RESOLUTION, THAT'S THE CATCH...)

ryoohki said,
Call me when they announce a new console, until then.. don't care (PC gamer for now, until console reach HD resolution (1080p and not 650p like most games nowaday and I KNOW THAT 650p IS NOT A REAL HD RESOLUTION, THAT'S THE CATCH...)

There are several console games that are native 1080p.

My money's on a disappointing set of E3 announcements from Microsoft, Sony will have a raft of exclusive titles to talk about and Nintendo will rock everyone with their new console. And Halo 4 will be just like the others, lots of hype but forgotten pretty soon after launch.

efjay said,
My money's on a disappointing set of E3 announcements from Microsoft, Sony will have a raft of exclusive titles to talk about and Nintendo will rock everyone with their new console. And Halo 4 will be just like the others, lots of hype but forgotten pretty soon after launch.

Sony needs a raft. My PS3 is on craig's list after the recent Sony problems. Even now PSN/Netflix is cross your fingers will it work this time. Netflix and PSN were up and down all weekend. Buh bye Sony!

Nintendo will rock everyone with a new console that will...............finally be equal to the 360/PS3 in terms of gaming power.......Yawn.

Halo 4 will be forgotten once Halo 5 comes out. Until then it will of course set sales records just like previous versions.

rrode74 said,

Sony needs a raft. My PS3 is on craig's list after the recent Sony problems. Even now PSN/Netflix is cross your fingers will it work this time. Netflix and PSN were up and down all weekend. Buh bye Sony!

Nintendo will rock everyone with a new console that will...............finally be equal to the 360/PS3 in terms of gaming power.......Yawn.

Halo 4 will be forgotten once Halo 5 comes out. Until then it will of course set sales records just like previous versions.

Check your internet connection, cause it isn't the ps3 that sucks, and there was no issues with online Netflix or PSN playing games at all.

But have fun with the halo console. Looks like it will be a great year for having a xbox /s

I get the feeling that this 'leak' was deliberate.
Pachter hinted that there was 3+ hrs of content and they were only going to do a 90 min press conference.

I imagine, they'll talk about the leaked stuff, a couple of other games/media/live related things and then trickle more info throughout the week on your xbox dashboard.

I want to hear about XBox LIVE Diamond. As long as Microsoft doesn't block it in areas where it would compete with its partners using Media Room, I'm going to be on board!