Microsoft had a lot of games to show off this E3. While not every reveal hit its mark (Flight Simulator?), one in particular stood out as a reveal done right. As is tradition, it wouldn’t be a Microsoft conference without at least one mention of Forza, followed by the obligatory car on stage.

I cringe just about everytime we hear the annual Forza pitch (“the most realistic driving sim ever!”), which is why this year’s reveal felt like a tongue in cheek rebuttal to those folks (myself included). You can watch the full clip below:

And then the lights came up revealing:

“Ha, ha, you all thought it was real car!”

Well played. The lifting side doors threw me off! I can appreciate the company has taken steps to address some of their previous criticisms (more games, less talk), or in this case, have fun with it.

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What was your favorite or underwhelming Microsoft reveal? Lego car, yay or nay? I’ll be here the next couple days with more E3 related stuff. As a quick refresher, the conference schedule is posted here.

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