Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

E3 Retrospective: The best and worst of Microsoft

See also

To hype everyone up for E3, let’s look at the past ten years of the big event (2004-2013). How has Microsoft done over the past ten years? Below are two analysis videos depicting the best and worst moments for the American company. Will they be a joke again this year? Only time will tell, but let’s look first to the past.

10 Best Microsoft Moments

  • Peter Moore’s Halo 2 tattoo
  • Peter Moore’s GTAIV tattoo
  • Modern Warfare demo
  • Fallout 3 demo
  • Final Fantasy XIII Xbox 360 port
  • The Beatles promote Rockband
  • Project Natal: Milo
  • Halo 4 teaser
  • Matt Stone and Trey Parker promote South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Insomniac jumps ship to Microsoft with Sunset Overdrive

10 Worst Microsoft Moments

  • EA Sports deal
  • “Backpack Guy”
  • In the Movies demo
  • Tony Hawk Ride demo
  • Skype chat demo
  • ESPN deal
  • Every Kinect demo (2010)
  • Every Kinect demo (2011)
  • Killer Instinct “rape” controversy
  • Battlefield 4 crashed demo
Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Crew
    'The Crew' preview: Ubisoft has on its hands the 'Destiny' of racing games
    Games Preview
  • Cell phone
    A bill legalizing unlocking phones has passed Congress and is expected to be signed into law
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Crew
    'The Crew' exclusive: Details on in-game servers, leveling up and online play
    Games Interview
  • Comic Con
    See 10 defining moments from the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Unity Exclusive
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' exclusive: Tell the world, 'I'm coming home'
    Camera
    Games Interview
  • Typing
    Is your brokerage account safe from the attacks of cyber thieves?
    Video
    Headlines