Released to the Press, July 15th, 2008
SEATTLE,WA-As you are all well aware, this week marks E3, this countries largest expo for the gaming industry to show of their newest creations to the world and lay out what to expect in the next year in terms of the industry. Among some of the largest announcements include Microsoft giving the Xbox are massive dashboard update altering the look entirely and integrating a Nintendo Mii like Avatar system and changing the menus to look similar a console that should only have one button on the controller. On Sony's Side, they showed off more Resistance 2, LittleBigPlanet, and Home. All of which have been seen previously before, many times over. Also announced was a brand new video service that would allow you to rent, buy, watch, and transfer to the PSP, various movies, similar to what the Xbox has been doing for all this time now. And to round things out, Nintendo showed of their various wares. Which includes such stand out titles as the Animal Crossing game everyone new that was being developed, a microphone that should have shipped with the console, a game that's called Wii Sports only so they could actually sell it to the public, and of course, their Pièce de résistance, Wii Music that's been seen since the dawn of Wii, only now you get fifty instruments to play in the air that don't actually appear to work quite right and has no real discernible gameplay value other than to swing around to simulate music. So with this, Video Armageddon would like to introduce to you the newest direction of the blog. We are going to become an independent reviewer of woodworking tools.
--John J. Holder