In this video from The Motley Fool's Weekly Tech Review, host Chris Hill and analysts Eric Bleeker and Austin Smith discuss this year's E3 conference, and some of the biggest surprises to come from it. Eric tells us why the biggest surprise for him was Sony's all-out assault on Microsoft's Xbox One and its shortcomings, and not just in terms of its expensive price point. either. He then tells us what Microsoft is going to have to do to repair the new console's image, and why it could be in big trouble if it doesn't.
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The relevant video segment can be found between 3:01 and 6:04.
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