Today is the official opening of the Brasil Game Show, the largest fair for electronic games in the country, but Microsoft already started the Xbox party last night, at an event at the Brazilian Sculpture Museum, in São Paulo.
Today is the official opening of Brasil Game Show, the largest electronic games fair in the country, but Microsoft the party of the Xbox last night at a special event in Brazilian Sculpture Museum, in Sao Paulo.
Among those present was Phil Spencerboss of Xbox at Microsoft. Phil greeted the dozens of people waiting for his performance, and took pictures alongside the fans. “Brazil has been one of the great supporters of Xbox a long time ago, ”he told Showmetech. “It is my first Brasil Game Show, the fans are fantastic and I’m really looking forward to this week ”.
In addition to Spencer, the event was also attended by other company executives, such as Willen Puccinelli, general manager of Xbox in Brazil. Willen opened the presentations with the future console interface with the update for Windows 10, going on to talk about the promotional packages that will be launched soon.
Spencer took the stage and after praising Brazilian players as “real gamers”, he highlighted the exclusive releases for Xbox one, between them Fable Legends, Gears of War 4, Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza Motorsport 6. The latest edition of the racing franchise also comes with a special surprise, which was presented by a legend of Brazilian motorsport, the two-time champion of Formula 1, Indy champion and twice Indianapolis 500 winner, Emerson Fittipaldi. The pilot highlighted the realism of the series and how the use of simulators has become common in sport, and then talked about the partnership between Microsoft and the Fittipaldi Racing to create a reality show that wants to discover a new national talent.
THE Fittipaldi Racing Challenge 2015 will be open throughout Brazil, with a first virtual stage to elect the 6 best in each of the five regions of the country, who will then compete in the Brasil Game Show. The top 20 will then compete in a kart race for the ten spots to be trained for a week by Emerson himself. The best of all still wins a season of sponsorship as a professional driver.
The two-time champion closed the Forza Motorsport 6 with a cool video, paying homage to the old racing games from other platforms.
The producers of other exclusive games for Xbox one they also showed up. Quinn DelHoyo, gives 343 Industry, came to talk about the new Halo 5: Guardians, which will be released on the 27th. The executive presented the trailer for the new animated series Halo: The Fall of Reach, based on the book of the same name and retelling the story of Master Chief before the game. In addition, he took the opportunity to show a video of gameplay of the game, driving fans of the series crazy.
Then it was time for Meagan Marie and Michael Brinker, gives Crystal Dinamics, speak to the public about the launch of Rise of the Tomb Raider. The game, which will be released first for Xbox one and 360, is the first sequel after the series reboot in 2013. The iconic main character Lara Croft will now venture into Syria and Siberia in tombs again filled with classic traps, in an evolution from the previous game, but still true to the series.
The creation of items has 16 resources to be collected, but both the time of day and weather conditions will affect this search. Another novelty is a translation system, which allows Lara to decipher scrolls and other items with old writings to find new treasures.
The presentation also gave space to independent producers. Eduardo Giordano, of [email protected], or Independent Developers at Xbox, spoke about the importance of the program for the national market. According to Giordano, more than 30 independent Brazilian developers working together with Microsoft to launch games on the Xbox one, among them the Garage 227, who took the game Shiny for the event, and the Duaik, responsible for success Aritana and the Harpy’s Feather.
The founder Persian Duaik went to the stage to thank the support, and was awarded by Phil Spencer for being the first Brazilian producer in the program. Gives Garage 227, the designer Rafael Lima spoke to Showmetech, highlighting the importance of having support with a company of the size and reach of the Microsoft.
The last presentation was Remedysuccesses Max Payne and Alan Wake, advancing the production company’s next launch, Quantum Break. The story revolves around an unsuccessful temporal experiment, which ends up giving time control powers to the main characters in the story.
Even with fantastic effects and combat, one of the coolest things is that the game will have a built-in live-action series that is affected by player decisions. Among the protagonists are Shawn Ashmore, who played the character Jimmy Olsen in the series Smallville, and Aidan Gillen, known by the character Petyr Baelish in the series game of Thrones.
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