Microsoft finds itself behind the eightball this year. The Xbox One hasn’t struck much of a chord with customers, and uptake on Windows 10 and MS’ new Universal Windows Platform hasn’t been as strong as expected, with many gamers sticking with the incumbent Steam. It’s not even that Microsoft had a bad E3 last year, it’s just that it was completely overshadowed. MS needed to knock this E3 out of the park and win people back. Did they? Kiiiinda.
And here we go again. Another E3 is upon us, with the industry’s heavyweights gathering before the show floor opens to lay their cards on the table. Starting tomorrow we’ll get to see what Electronic Arts and Bethesda will bring to the table in the following year, with Microsoft, Ubisoft, Sony and a repeat of last year’s PC Gaming Show to follow it up the day after. Here’s what I expect from the big guns. Read the rest of this entry