Archive for the E3 2009 Category

Missed E3 Opportunity: Scribblenauts

Posted in E3 2009 with tags , , , , , , , on June 15, 2009 by Carlos Macias

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Considering how much glitz, glamour and towering publisher booths make up E3, it’s easy to see how one can miss out on the small gems. This, no doubt, was aided by the fact that this was my first E3 and I was a mere fly drawn to all the pretty lights. Continue reading

E3 2009: Best Booth Babes

Posted in E3 2009 with tags , , , , , , on June 13, 2009 by Carlos Macias

top pic 2While my main goal for this year’s E3 was to meet as many industry peeps as possible (and play tons of pre-release games), Frankie and my brother, J-Rock, snuck in with a much more noble task: to find the hottest booth babes at the show.

After a couple of years of shunning the tradition to have attractive models enticing gamers to publishers’ booths, E3 higher ups allowed them back in. Here’s how this year’s girls stacked up: Continue reading

E3 Expectations: ‘Crackdown 2’

Posted in E3 2009 with tags , , , , , , on June 6, 2009 by Carlos Macias

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If you’ve listened in to the Kezins GameCast at all, you know of my profound love for Realtime Worlds’ Crackdown. It was the game that came with your purchase of the Halo 3 Multiplayer Beta but after playing it you knew it was so much more. Realtime gave you a massive open world where you and a buddy could jump around at your own leisure — working together or not — to find all those elusive agility orbs.

Ruffian games, which is made up of former Realtime Worlds guys, premiered a trailer for the sequel at Microsoft’s press conference. Here are a few of my thoughts on it. Continue reading

The Big 3: Who Had the Best Booth?

Posted in E3 2009 with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 6, 2009 by Carlos Macias

Never mind the games, fancy talk, and booth babes*. Who, out of Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft spent the most cheese to get our attention at this year’s E3? Follow me as I rank them based on who got more sprinkles in my eyes. Continue reading

‘Left 4 Dead 2’ — Series Set For Sequelities?

Posted in E3 2009 with tags , , , , , on June 4, 2009 by Carlos Macias

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I’m pretty sure I wasn’t the only one to let out a significantly loud sigh when Microsoft showcased a trailer for Left 4 Dead 2 at their E3 press conference Monday. The sigh was probably the initial feeling of “betrayal” in knowing that the original Left 4 Dead would go on unsupported. Continue reading

E3 First Day: A Day Late

Posted in E3 2009 with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 3, 2009 by Carlos Macias

late!1231121575So my E3 started a day late having missed the Microsoft, EA, and Ubisoft pressers Monday but the homies and I got up bright and early to hit up the Sony Press Conference yesterday — by early, I mean “Oh, shit! We’re gonna be late!” Continue reading