Yesterday Microsoft held their E3 ’09 press conference which was full of new “blockbuster” games with no sales figures and charts. Here is my quick run down of what they announced:

  • Paul McCartney and Ringo came out to introduce Rock Band: The Beatles
  • Tony Hawk came to show us his new game Ride with a new board controller
  • The new Left 4 Dead 2 has more zombies and chainsaws
  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 was demoed – great graphics, 2 new map packs will on Xbox Live first and its out 10 November
  • We were treated to a world’s first look at Final Fantasy 13
  • The latest Splitter Cell game, Splinter Cell Conviction, will be out in Autumn
  • Forza Motorsport 3 with some beautiful graphics running at 60fps will land in October
  • Halo ODST, out 26 September
  • We got a look at Halo Reach touching down in Autumn 2010
  • Last.fm, Facebook and Twitter are coming to Xbox Live in the fall update. You will be able to post screenshots and text to Facebook in real time with Facebook Connect
  • You can now add to your Netflix queue without a PC and just press play to watch anything
  • Zune video is coming to the 360 with instant play (streaming) full 1080p HD movies and TV shows and in more countries, again in Autumn
  • Live Party allows you to watch movies and TV shows together from around world
  • Metal Gear Solid is coming to the 360. Metal Gear Solid Rising is currently under development for the system
  • A new motion controller were you are the controller. Watch the demo. The BBC explain it better then I can.