1:50pm- It looks like Microsoft is going to close the show with Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 from Activision. The flying and driving of vehicles has been added to the game, a franchise first. All downloadable content will be timed exclusive for Xbox 360. The game releases this November.
1:44pm- Harmonix’ new game is being shown off. Surprise its Dance Central 3! And Usher is on stage dancing, showing off how to dance on Kinect in style.
1:40pm- The Obsidian developed South Park: The Stick of Truth is being show off. It looks hilarious. The creators of the show are coming out on stage now.
1:38pm- A member of the Xbox Live team has taken the stage to show off Wreckateer, the XBLA bound Kinect exclusive. The game hits this summer.
1:32pm- Capcom has taken the stage to show off Resident Evil 6. We’re getting a gameplay demo. The first downloadable content will be a timed exclusive for Xbox 360.
1:31pm- We’re seeing a trailer for the game from Gore Verbinski’s studio. It goes by the name of Matter, and is a Kinect exclusive. Coming in 2013.
1:30pm- LocoCycle from Twisted Pixel has been announced. No other details other than it features a motorcycle and is coming in 2013.
1:28pm- Ascend: New Gods has been announced from Signal Studios. It looks like a hack and slash. Incredibly violent and coming in 2013.
1:23pm- A couple folks from Crystal Dynamics are on stage showing off the new Tomb Raider. The first piece of downloadable content for the game will be available on the Xbox 360 first, before any other console.
1:22pm- Microsoft is highlighting some Xbox and Windows 8 integrations.
1:18pm- Internet Explorer is coming to the Xbox 360. It utilizes Kinect and allows you to browse the web using your voice. You can also use your tablet or phone’s touch screen as a mouse cursor on your television screen hooked to your Xbox 360. It will be available this fall. They’ve shown Prometheus, Game of Thrones and Aston Martin on stage today. Microsoft has good taste.
1:16pm- Additionally, Xbox Smart Glass will enhance games like Madden NFL 2013 and Halo 4 allowing you to draw plays in Madden on your tablet and instantly import them to your game.
1:13pm- Microsoft has officially announced Xbox Smart Glass. It allows you to sync media between your Xbox 360, tablet and mobile phone. You’ll be able to start watching a movie on your tablet and finish watching it on your Xbox, and so forth.
1:06pm- Nike is teaming with Microsoft to bring a new Kinect enabled fitness game to the Xbox 360 called Nike+ Training. The app serves as your own personal trainer, giving you a workout regiment, as well as a plethora of information and reminders about your fitness and workouts. It will also be compatible mobile phones.
1:04pm- Xbox Music has been officially announced. It’s promising over 30 million tracks. The app will be available on the Xbox 360, Windows 8 PCs, mobile phones and tablets.
1:01pm- Nickelodeon, Paramount, Machinima, NBA Game Time and League pass, NHL Game Center are all coming to Xbox Live this year. ESPN is also getting enhancements, giving players the ability to watch ESPN 24 hours a day from your Xbox 360.
1:00pm- A Microsoft suit is displaying the Bing voice commands in various other language.
12:56pm- We’re seeing a trailer for the new Forza: Horizon. It finally features night time racing. It will release on October 23rd, 2012.
12:54pm- Gears of War: Judgement is getting the CG trailer treatment As previously reported, it’s a prequel developed by Peopl Can Fly, which will feature class based multiplayer. It will release in 2013.
12:52pm- We’re seeing a trailer for Lionhead’s Fable: The Journey. Kinect enabled of course! It will release this holiday.
12:50pm- Now we’re seeing Joe Montana show off off Madden NFL 2013. He’s using his voice to call plays, change them on the fly with audibles and tell the center to snap the ball. Madden NFL 2013 hits stores on August 28th.
12:48pm- EA has announced that Madden NFL 2013 and FIFA 13 will both utilize Kinect. In FIFA, you will be able to change formations and make substitutions using your voice. You even get penalties for swearing.
12:47pm- Splinter Cell: Blacklist will release during the Spring of 2013. It will feature single-player, co-op and the classic spies versus mercenaries multiplayer.
12:43pm- Splinter Cell: Blacklist will utilize Kinect. The game will recognize voice commands. During the demo, the player speaks to distract enemies.
12:40pm- A demo is being shown of the newly announced Splinter Cell: Blacklist from Ubisoft.
12:38pm- Don Mattrick has taken the stage. He briefly mentioned that the Xbox experience will be expanding to mobile phones and tablets.
12:32- The Halo 4 gameplay demo is live! It appears that the Forerunners are the main threat to the Chief.
12:30pm- And we’re live!
12:23pm- Hybrid, Deadlight, Wreckateer (Kinect exclusive), Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD and Dust have been confirmed to be part of Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade line up.
12:21pm- Microsoft has announced that developer Press Play has become part of Microsoft Studios.
12:09pm- T-minus 21 minutes until entertainment evolves! Hold onto your hats folks!
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