Eurogamer Expo announces Microsoft Studios games line-up on Xbox 360

Brighton, UK, 20th September 2012: Eurogamer Expo, the UK's biggest and best gaming festival, is pleased to announce that Xbox will be bringing a host of blockbuster games and experiences to this year's show.

Forza Horizon, Fable: The Journey, Gears of War: Judgment, Dance Central 3, Xbox LIVE Arcade and entertainment will all be available for visitors to sample on the show floor, in addition to the previously announced Halo 4 Infinity Multiplayer.

The Halo 4 partnership with Mountain Dew Energy will also come to life with the Mountain Dew Crew fuelling gamers and keeping energy levels up across the four days.

In the developer sessions auditorium, franchise development director Frank O'Connor from 343 Industries will open the show at midday on Thursday 27th September with a presentation of Halo 4, and then at 4pm on Friday 28th September Ralph Fulton from Playground Games will introduce Forza Horizon to attendees.

In addition, Gears of War: Judgment is playable for the first time in the UK, with the new multiplayer mode OverRun available for fans to try.

"Microsoft Studios’ line-up for the Eurogamer Expo is one of the strongest offerings from any publisher," said Eurogamer Managing Director Rupert Loman. "We're thrilled to offer so many heavyweight titles for gamers to play before release."

The Eurogamer Expo will be returning to London's Earls Court from 27th-30th September 2012 and is expected to welcome over 50,000 gamers.

This year's Eurogamer Expo promises more playable games than ever (including a large number of UK first-plays), our highest-profile developer session schedule, as well as a number of satellite events including the Games Industry Fair.

Tickets for Eurogamer Expo 2012 are now available at www.eurogamerexpo.com.

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