Microsoft took the press and public alike through the opportunity to go hands-on last week with their fall Xbox One lineup at the X16 Media Showcase event in Toronto. They had a full complement of first- and third-party titles set for release between now and December, with a handful of already available games to try out. I was able to play a number of the games on display, read on for my impressions.
Dead Rising 3 is an obvious sequel to its predecessors--at least it is on the surface of the gameplay--but once you start playing the game, it becomes obvious that Capcom Vancouver has reworked Dead Rising 3 massively, and it makes for a very different game, with brand new challenges and highlights along the way.
Listen to the sixth episode of Media Box, featuring highlights from San Diego Comic-Con with X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ender's Game, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Thor: The Dark World, and details for Dead Rising 3, coming to Xbox One; announcements from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival; discussing the Emmy Award nominations; reviews of The To Do List, R.I.P.D. and Red 2, upcoming Blu-ray releases, plus my Favorite Summer Movies.
Finally, after a way-too-long wait, Capcom has some good news for the zombie-killing fanatics out there like me. According to a Capcom press release today, Dead Rising 2 is already in the works for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC (yet another reason that Macs suck?).