Let's separate the Xbox hype from the Xbox reality. Every year's massive E3 gaming event includes big press conferences that promise gamers awesome things. One year past last E3, let's see what Microsoft and friends said would be in our Xbox future — and what did or didn't come true.
Repeating my foolish mission of one year ago, I have been re-watching E3 press conferences. I have subjected myself to the full and pretty fun June 1, 2009 Microsoft press briefing. This was a big event, full of hype, much of which became reality.