Daily E3 Marketplace Content

Daily E3 Marketplace Content

Published On May 8, 2006 | By Anthony Barker | News

Microsoft recently announced what content will be available on each day, during E3. We think they are holding back some ‘surprises’ from this list so take the following as a rough guide as to what you will see in that said day.

Trailers:

Monday, May 8:

Check out The Lord of the Ringsâ„¢, The Battle for Middle-earthâ„¢ II and many more.

Tuesday, May 9:

Get a sneak peak at lots more new Xbox 360â„¢ game trailers.

Wednesday, May 10:

See WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2007 in action, plus many more game trailers.

Thursday, May 11:

Take an early look at Dead or Alive Extreme 2.

Friday, May 12:

The trailer for Saint’s Row is finally unveiled.

Demos:

Monday, May 8
Test Drive® Unlimited: Race exotic vehicles on diverse Hawaiian roads in Atari’s fast-paced racer.

Tuesday, May 9
Lost Planetâ„¢ : Capcom shows off its upcoming action sci-fi shooter set on the frozen tundra of a hostile planet.

Thursday, May 11
MotoGP ’06: Experience extreme racing with stunning photorealistic graphics and a blisteringly fast game engine.

    Arcade and Game Updates:

    Tuesday, May 9
    UNO®: The latest addition to Xbox Live Arcade is the classic party card game that’s number one for family fun! Compete against three other players to match colors and symbols, go Wild with special command cards such as Skip and Reverse, and be the first to play all your cards. Add-on theme decks offer new art and new card effects, keeping the game fresh and challenging.

    Like all Arcade titles, you can download the demo and try it out free. Get ready to shout, “UNO!”

    Wednesday, May 10
    Call of Duty® 2 Map Packs: Activision has some exciting new premium and free map packs to get you through the week. Battle across new multiplayer maps for this intense WWII shooter.

    Bonus Map Pack: These free multiplayer maps bring combat realism to new heights. Both are for online, split-screen, and system-link play. Vossenack, Germany challenges you with limited cover and varied terrain. Wallendar, Germany is perfect for squad-based combat, including hidden paths, rubble, and high-cover areas. Its war-torn cityscape embodies World War II-style urban warfare.
    Skirmish Pack (400 MS Points): Two more all-new multiplayer maps, both for online, split-screen, and system-link play. Kalach, Russia is a multi-level war zone with twisting passageways perfect for sniper attacks. Beaumont-Hague, France features open fields for rushes and clustered buildings for ambush maneuvers.

    Digital Entertainment:

    Monday, May 8
    Poseidon movie trailer.

    Wednesday, May 10
    A Scanner Darkly movie trailer.

    Thursday, May 11
    Rihanna will have a live performance of her song, “S.O.S.”

    Friday, May 12
    Hip-hop star Chris Brown will perform three songs live.

    Saturday, May 13
    The Promise movie trailer.

    Gamer Picture Packs and Themes:

    Monday, May 8
    Adidas Picture Pack
    X-Men Picture Pack

    Tuesday, May 9
    Adidas dashboard theme

    Wednesday, May 10
    Silver and Gold Picture Pack
    X-Men dashboard theme
    Adidas dashboard theme

    Thursday, May 11
    Silver and Gold dashboard themes
    X-Men Picture Pack
    Adidas dashboard theme

    Friday, May 12
    X-Men dashboard theme

    Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14
    X-Men Picture Pack

    There are many references of ‘surprises’ and ‘many more’ in the above content so expect more than what you see here, perhaps a Gears of War demo? We will keep you posted as soon as we hear more.

    About The Author

    Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.