Microsoft:To be honest Microsft didn't appeal to me at all. Their focus was just not in my interests. Of course the market for casual games has been booming, but I am definitely not a casual gamer. Nevertheless it was still enviable how efficiently Kinect works now, but I still think it will become boring after a few tries. There is also the fact that I've never really been a Microsoft fan to begin with..For all those Halo fans out there: Have fun with a remastered version and a new trilogy!
Sony:So the NGP is now called PS Vita. Interesting, but nothing special. Even so I'm still excited for it and it may be my first proper handheld after quite much time. I'm not really into the "just remaster old games instead making new ones", but I'm playing with the thought of buying the Ico/Shadow of Colossus Collection coming in september, as they're two great games one should not miss out! The Highlight for me here was definitely Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (see my previous post). At last they showed some Move games and that was it.
Nintendo:In spite of being a big Sony fan, I was really tense about the Wii's successor and they sure took their time until they finally announced it: The Wii U! At first I thought that it was just a new updated Wii controller, but gradually I understood that it was indeed coming with a new console. The concept looks promising and Nintendo finally gets into HD gaming.(At least the tech demo looked like it). Also it seems Nintendo wants to gain some third party developers back, since many new games like Arkham City or Assassin's Creed are going to be released on it. It's really a nice compromise between casual and hardcore and it's giving Nintendo much more perspectives in my opinion. Only negative thing is the form of the new controller, because I'm still a bit sceptical about playing with a iPad sized controller, but we'll see how it turns out..
So all in all you can say the E3 was a success in terms of games, but there weren't much new concepts, despite Nintendo. Regardless the games were mostly really promising and I'm really looking forward to many of them!
Here are some more games I'm looking forward to:
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Batman: Arkham City
and many more!