As part of Microsoft's official response to the release of May's NPD numbers, not only does team MS gloat about the 360's impressive 7.7 attach rate, but they also feel the need to dangle a super-secret, super-special E3 announcement carrot in front of our crazy twitchy rabbit-like noses. Such teases ...

At the very end of Microsoft's NPD response, they strategically decide to pull an E3 tease saying that "we still have quite a few aces left up our sleeve; see you at E3 next month!" Hmm, quite a few aces eh? It's just as we expected! Bring on the new game, new hardware, new accessory, new price drop or new anything E3 reveals! We admit, these "aces" sure do make us giddy.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.