Microsoft lays out E3 promotion

Xbox 360 maker "Bringing It Home" once again with new demos, trailers, themes, video of press conference after the fact.

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Last year, Microsoft's "E3: Bringing It Home" promotion attracted gamers to the Xbox 360's online service with a free week of Xbox Live Gold, demos for Lost Planet, Test Drive Unlimited, and Moto GP, and a wealth of new trailers, gamer pictures, and themes. With the E3 Media & Business Summit set to tip off next week, Microsoft today announced that it will once again be "Bringing It Home" for the show.

From Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13, Microsoft will provide Xbox Live users with video updates from the show, demos, trailers, gamer pictures, and themes from upcoming games. However, a Microsoft representative said the company had not made any announcements about free Xbox Live Gold for the week. The promotion is set to feature games such as Assassin's Creed, Guitar Hero III, BioShock, Burnout Paradise, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation, WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008, Blue Dragon, and Project Gotham Racing 4.

In addition to game-specific content, Microsoft will offer its E3 press conference in high definition--scheduled for that Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. Pacific--later in the week. For more on that event (and the rest of E3) as it happens, check out GameSpot's full E3 coverage.

Discussion

316 comments
rodrigo101992
rodrigo101992

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taylorfam
taylorfam

i wish they would do an assassins creed demo but i doubt they will now, the thing is almost done

Big_player
Big_player

two games i'm really hoping to hear about, mass effect and banjo kazooie 3 weren't mentioned at all, i'm hoping we get something on those games, even if its just another trailer or 2

bobblehead875
bobblehead875

oooooooooojh i hope they release an assassins creed demo

N8A
N8A

Whoo Hoo Blue Dragon! The only game i'm even remotely interested in playingon the XBOX 360

dmastor
dmastor

last year was awesome sad thing my hard drive is almost full one demo at a time i guess i hope all pro football in the mix and too human

Tomcatman
Tomcatman

Thank god I signed up to Xbox Live today (finally). I can get my hands on that Ace Combat 6 playable demo. Thank you microsoft, that'll be all for me.

fastmousep
fastmousep

Does this mean a demo for Assassin's Creed? I certainly hope so.

pummelweed
pummelweed

I would be happy with a demo of BioShock which can be possible seeying as though it's coming out in a little bit more than a month from now. Can't wait for microsoft's presentation tonight!!!

DouglasBuffone
DouglasBuffone

I really loved this feature, but I am going to use Gamespot a lot more

taylor888
taylor888

if they some how pulled off a gh3 demo i would once again love microsoft (they made me wait 2 months for repair)

devilscry
devilscry

Give me Assassin's Creed, Bioshock and Ace Combat 6 Demo's, and i'll be a happy camper.

kaleb420
kaleb420

I would kill for a demo of skate but I think I'll settle for an assassins creed and or CoD4 demo... by the way does anyone really care about wrestling games anymore!?!

mrbass208
mrbass208

Screw that noise! Give me some FABLE 2!!!

chronoice9
chronoice9

Am i the only one excited for Burnout Paradise and sorta PGR4?

Zcrimson07
Zcrimson07

dang! stupid broken 360 i wish i hope that they keep the stuff up so i can dl it later

young_hood
young_hood

omg im so hype.. i cant wait to see vids from e3. i wanna see assassins creed, COD4 and guitar hero

BansheeRider
BansheeRider

whooooo i didnt have live last year for the excited but i still got pics n demoes....cant wait lol

themc_7
themc_7

Sweet, You gotta love E3 week. Oh to see it live :(

HellRazer360
HellRazer360

im excited mainly for a bioshock and call of duty 4 demo........although any demos they put on im gonna download and try out.........i wonder if it will be hard to download stuff from the marketplace when e3 starts cause if anyone remembers last years e3:bringin it home most of the time when you try to download stuff then it would take FOREVER because so many people were tryin to download all the new stuff at once. lol

Mariofan1314
Mariofan1314

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RealKilla_789
RealKilla_789 moderator

Looking forward to Bioshock, Assasins Creed, Halo 3, WWE SVR 2008, and especially Call of Duty 4

TJchief
TJchief

I agree with kurt....it wont happen but yea

CaptainRaa
CaptainRaa

I hope we see some Mass Effect aswell.

KurtXEdge
KurtXEdge

All I want is Msoft to announce that MGS4 is now being released on the 360 as well as PS3. That would make my millenium!!!

WarriorWithin52
WarriorWithin52

yeah i think you can definantly count on a bioshock demo and im really hoping for an AC demo too! Maybe even GHIII!

xlassiter
xlassiter

I Hope That they will have Assassin's Creed and Bioshock Demo.

TheCam
TheCam

am i the only one who is pumped for some Ace Combat 6 action!!!

TTDog
TTDog

The Official Xbox Mag in the UK is advertising a Bioshock demo for next month, just 4 weeks to wait.

commando611
commando611

sweet..shame..i cant have xbox live for a month...Nooooooo

games100
games100

Assassin's Creed and a Bioshock demo please. Do i get chips with that ?

Dryker
Dryker

I expect a Blue Dragon Demo and possibly a Bioshock demo. The HD coverage is a nice touch. I'm curious to see how much, if any, HD coverage Gamespot has. I'd trade it all for HD downloads of On the Spot though. So far only one that I know of.

butters9411
butters9411

All I care about is Assassin's Creed and Bioshock.

onewiththegame
onewiththegame

good job M$, last year was good this year looks to be the same

Murpheus007
Murpheus007

You guys are dreaming if you think there is going to be a playable demo for Assassins Creed yet. It's still a ways away, so don't hold your breath. I mean it'll be great if they do and I hope I'm wrong, but alas, I never am.

digi_dragon324
digi_dragon324

hell yea!! plus they will have more stuff cuz there wont be any set backs cuz of the crowded booths!

Evil_Incarnate-
Evil_Incarnate-

Microsoft never knows how to please any one And there better be demos of assassins creed gh3 cod 4 bioshock and burnout

AbstractTerror
AbstractTerror

Microsoft knows how to please gamers during E3 :D

Crey93
Crey93

my tv is in for a repair so i cant play on my 360 for a while, did they launch a assassin's creed demo??

goony2
goony2

All I can say is, I wish MS would re-tool their Xbox 360 manufacturing plans to make the 360s more reliable. My friend has had two die, and another friend's malfunctions every so often.

Sydwynder
Sydwynder

Demos. Demos. Demos. Thats all we want. Give us demos, stuff we can play. Demos. We don't care about themes, gamer pictures or videos. We want demos.

sallvll
sallvll

Nice I think this a good formela and they did great last so why stop I say

54796
54796

I wonder how much of this content will include playable demos of the titles listed above...videos are one thing, but oh how often have I rushed out to buy a game (or stopped in my tracks) after playing a demo. Very compelling marketing, moreso than a trailer or photos.

Shingo
Shingo

I'm really interested in at least 5 of those games. Thats totally awesome that they're going to put out that content. I can't wait!

dmastor
dmastor

@ mooseman721 no it won't be though live they going to send a dvd to all 10,000,000 xbox 360 users? why people think we care about there console problems.

dmastor
dmastor

I thought that was great last year so much info