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Microsoft held its press conference this morning with a boatload of announcements and information, covering all types of gamers, from the hardcore to the casual — including some exciting news for Square Enix fans.
“Fallout 3,” “Resident Evil 5,” “Fable 2″ and “Gears of War 2″ were all demoed live to the crowd.
Downloadable content for “Fallout 3″ was said to be exclusive to Xbox 360 and Games For Windows.
“Resident Evil 5″ was revealed to contain online co-op with a simultaneous worldwide release of March 13, 2009.
Online co-op was also already announced for “Fable 2,” but the cool thing that was shown was that you will now see your friends going through their single-player quests in the shape of a purple orb. You can go up to the orb and invite them instantly into your game if your characters are in the same area. Neat!
“Fable 2″ is finished and will be released October 2008. A release date of Nov. 7, 2008 has also been confirmed for one of Microsoft’s vanguard titles, “Gears of War 2.” A new mode called Horde was also introduced. It consists of a five-player co-op mode where gamers must fight off the Locust onslaught for as long as possible.
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