Microsoft reveals action-packed Xbox lineup for 2014 and beyond

Microsoft E3-msft-confput the emphasis squarely on action at its annual pre-E3 press conference in Los Angeles, showcasing a variety of titles filled with guns, knives and other instruments of destruction.

Whether it’s the futuristic weapons of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, the hidden blades of Assassin’s Creed: Unity or the dual-wielding pistols of the Master Chief, there’s a good chance you’ll be causing some carnage this fall.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

Expect Microsoft to focus on more than games at E3

Granted, E3 is a video game trade show, but in between all the talk about Kinect and “Gears of War 3” at its pre-show press conference this year, expect Microsoft to have plenty to say about the non-gaming world.

The Xbox 360 has been a leader in general entertainment among the major consoles – but other devices, particularly Sony’s PlayStation 3, have been playing a good game of catch up. A recent statement by the company’s VP of corporate communications, however, indicates the company is hoping to ready to jump back out in front.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog