He told CVG: "Although I was most impressed with shooter games [at E3], there were a remarkable number of high-quality titles. I think that consumers are going to split a much bigger pot of dollars among more games, so it's hard to know if there will be winners here.

He continued: "My personal 'oh my God' moment was when I saw Need for Speed Hot Pursuit-it looked like a movie, and was probably the single most impressive game I saw. My personal favourite was Fallout New Vegas, but I'm a sucker for that style of game."

<span>Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit does look particularly awesome. It's even hard to appreciate some of the complaints people might have when you note the developers name on the box — Criterion just don't make bad racing games. We can't wait.