MS Spring Showcase Coverage

As evidenced by our countless posts, a ton of stuff was shown at Microsoft's Spring Showcase. It's a lot to take in, we understand.

Thus, we present the entirety of our continuing coverage in one easy-to-ready page. Check it all out below, and don't forget to scope out the truly insane amount of new screenshots and trailers that follow.

News and Impressions:

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Preview
What happens when you cross a bird, a bear and the ability to create your own vehicles within a platformer? Aaron Linde reports.

Gears of War 2: CliffyB Presents the Third Chapter
Nick takes a look at the first stage from Epic's cover-heavy sequel while creator CliffyB talks taint. Yeah, you read that right.

Gears of War 2 Might Have 4-Player Online Co-op

Too Human Arrives August 19

4P Too Human Co-op Too Ambitious, Reduced to 2P

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Gameplay Details

Penny Arcade Adventures on XBLA and PC Next Wed, May 21

Banjo Kazooie Hits in November, Viva Pinata 2 in September

Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise on DS This Fall

Screenshots and Trailers:

Gears of War 2 (X360)
Epic Games / November nope Registered users can use the HD Stream.

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (X360)
Rare / November nope

Note: The following is unedited b-roll footage. It is meant to be chopped up into little bits for a larger segment and has not undergone the traditional editing process of a trailer.

Fable 2 (X360)
Lionhead Studios / "Holiday" 2008 nope

Note: The following is unedited b-roll footage. It is meant to be chopped up into little bits for a larger segment and has not undergone the traditional editing process of a trailer. Registered users can use the HD Stream.

Halo Wars (X360)
Ensemble Studios / 2008 nope

Ninja Gaiden II (X360)
Team Ninja / June 3 nope nope Registered users can use the HD Stream.

Too Human (X360)
Silicon Knights / August 19 nope Registered users can use the HD Stream.

Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise (X360)
Rare / September nope

Note: The following is unedited b-roll footage. It is meant to be chopped up into little bits for a larger segment and has not undergone the traditional editing process of a trailer. Registered users can use the HD Stream.