All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘E3 2012’

PS4 Interface Previewed in Leaked Video

Though Microsoft began promoting its Kinect-controlled user interface as soon as the Xbox One was announced three weeks ago, Sony has remained coy about what gamers will see when they turn on their PlayStation 4’s. Now, a new video has made its way onto the web that shows Sony’s vision of a next-generation console experience. The video’s quality is not …

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Two Ways to Play Dishonored: Stealthy or Psycho [Video]

In the weeks following E3, the news surrounding video games has been mostly bad. It seems that the only news that isn’t a game delay is a company shutting down international offices. Over at Bethesda, though, developers are enjoying business as usual and continuing to pump out great content such as the Dawnguard DLC for Skyrim. Today, Bethesda has released …

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Unreal Engine 4 Detailed by Epic Artist

The big developers and console makers of E3 have exhausted their supply of surprises for the year, so the gaming community is now left to sort through the endless scraps of indie titles and small publishers for creative surprises. It is also the part of E3 when technical demos begin to appear, showing off how the next generation of computer …

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Unreal Engine 4 Trailer Shown at E3

Though you might not be able to tell from the coverage of it, E3 is often more than just a show to debut games, gaming hardware, and accessories. It is also the place where companies market game development tools to the studios in attendance. This year, both Square Enix and Epic Games showed off their next generation game engines with …

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E3 2012 Gets The Media Coverage It Deserves

E3 2012 is over and I think I read over 100 articles about all the games, hardware and technology we can look forward to in the upcoming year. I didn’t watch any gameplay videos, however, because it’s hard to enjoy something when your’e trying to hear a person over 45,000 other people playing everything from PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale to …

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Cronos – Play PS3 With Xbox Controller, Vice Versa

There is a good possibility that the game controller had at least some impact on your decision when selecting a console. They all feel different and have a an impact on how you play. RaptorFire is attempting to make that point moot by offering the Cronos adapter. The Cronos adapter lets you use any controller you wish, no matter which …

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E3 2012: Miyamoto Confirms That Zelda Wii U Is In Experimental Stage

Nintendo’s E3 press conference was pretty bad. Every blog and news site has beaten it to death and we can now move on with our lives until we get the next embarrassing string of information in regards to the Wii U. Nintendo could have avoided all of this if they at least announced one core title from a major franchise …

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E3 2012: Nintendo 3DS Software Showcase Was Mostly Devoid Of Surprise

I think we can all agree by now that Nintendo’s E3 press conference this year was a little lacking. There were no major reveals and no pandering to the core whatsoever. It was the kind of event that looks good for the mainstream press, but the gamers who actually follow E3 intently were immensely let down. Nintendo had one more …

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Wii U Titles Going For A Pretty Penny At GameStop

Did Nintendo’s E3 press conference excite you to no end? Can you not wait to get your hands on NIntendo Land? Worry not, brave Nintendo fan, as GameStop has 20 Wii U titles available for pre-order including certifiable hits like New Super Mario Bros. U and Pikmin 3. There’s only one little problem… As you can obviously see, GameStop seems …

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E3 2012: Microsoft And Sony Collectively Ended 218 Virtual Lives

It’s a given now that video games are violent. But hey, real life is also violent. Art imitates life and all that. It’s just that video games tend to imitate the less savory parts of life. It’s ok though because nobody was really killed as it’s all just harmless virtual fun. Of course, the people that are being mercilessly killed …

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Beyond: Two Souls Gameplay Footage Leaked From E3

At Sony’s big E3 press conference this year, the game Sony chose to show off first was the next game from Heavy Rain developers Quantic Dream. Beyond: Two Souls looks to be a cinematic experience in interactive video game form. It stars Ellen Page as Jodie Holmes, a young psychic who shares a link with a powerful invisible entity named …

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Sacrilegium Survival Horror Game Announced at E3

Now that Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo have all played their E3 hand with their big press conferences, it’s that time of the show when smaller publishers get a chance to show off titles the public is less familiar with. One of those publishers, the German company TopWare Interactive, announced today at E3 that it will be releasing a new survival …

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E3 2012: Square Enix Shows Off Next-Gen Game Engine: Luminous Studio

Regardless of how you feel about Square Enix’s quality as of late, you have to admit they make a pretty game. Final Fantasy XIII is still one of the prettiest games to come out of this generation of hardware. There will come a time, however, when FFXIII is no longer a major showpiece for graphics technology. It seems that Square …

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Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google

At E3, Microsoft announced, among other things, that Internet Explorer is coming to the Xbox 360 this fall. That means that tons of Xbox users will have easy access to browsing the entire web right from their favorite gaming console. It also means that Microsoft will have an opportunity to significantly increase searches on Bing. Do you think this will …

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Skyrim Dawnguard DLC E3 Interview Reveals 20 Hours of Content

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was the darling of last year’s E3, wowing the crowds with its dragon shouts and epic battles. At this year’s E3, Bethesda is previewing the first major Skyrim downloadable content (DLC), Dawnguard. Though a trailer for the content has already been released, new gameplay footage of the DLC was shown today, and Todd Howard, the …

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E3 2012: Dead Or Alive 5 Launches September 25

After the colossal disappointment that was Ninja Gaiden III, I only had Dead or Alive 5 to keep my hopes alive. Thankfully, the demo included with Ninja Gaiden III was an absolute joy to play. Tecmo Koei brought a new build of the game to E3 and have announced some news in regards to the game. First up, Dead or …

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Elder Scrolls Online Showcased at E3

Up until now, all of the information about The Elder Scrolls Online has been straight from Game Informer’s exclusive coverage last month. Today, though, Paul Sage, the creative director at ZeniMax Online Studios, stopped by the GameTrailers studio at E3 to answer questions about the upcoming MMO. Paul stated that the project is an answer to fan pleas that the …

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E3 2012: Wii U Tech Specs Finalized By Nintendo

Nintendo had given out some tech specs for the Wii U at the end of last year/beginning of this year to give retailers like Amazon have an idea of what to expect with their next home console. It’s just that those tech specs were not final which was made evident by the Wii U Gamepad’s evolution over last year’s hardware. …

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Twitter Is Mostly Indifferent To Nintendo’s E3 2012 Press Conference

If you haven’t already watched or read about it, Nintendo held their annual E3 press conference today. They promised games for the Wii U and we got games. Unfortunately, the games shown were not exactly what the core was expecting to see. After a strong start with Pikmin 3 and some great titles from third-party publishers, Nintendo devolved into their …

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Nintendo’s Wii U P-100 Trailer Revealed at E3

With all of the games highlighted at Nintendo’s big E3 press conference, it’s amazing that a game such as Project P-100 got overlooked for the presentation. Project P-100 is the working title for a game being developed by Platinum Games for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console. Platinum Games is the developer behind such games as MadWord, Bayonetta, and Metal Gear …

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E3 2012: Nintendo Brings The Games But Relies On Third Parties For Core Titles

Nintendo has a lot to prove this year. After an impressive first showing last night with Ubisoft’s press conference, Nintendo has to keep the momentum going with its Wii U console. Excitement and hype are also at all time high with people on Twitter buzzing about Nintendo and Wii U. Today, Nintendo finally lifted the veil on the titles that …

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E3 2012: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask Coming To Wii U? [Rumor]

Nintendo will be presenting their games for the Wii U in less than an hour. Anticipation is high and everybody wants to know what the company will be showing. One thing that people obviously want is a new Zelda game and one rumor suggests that a remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask may be announced. Now before you …

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Xbox Music Kills the Zune Marketplace

Yesterday, Microsoft used its big E3 press conference to show off more than just video games. Along with SmartGlass, Internet Explorer on the Xbox 360, and , the company devoted a short segment of the conference to introducing Xbox Music. The new music marketplace will run on the Xbox 360 and all Windows 8 devices, including tablets and Windows phones. …

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E3 2012: PlayStation Mobile Coming To HTC Devices This Year

Last year at E3, Sony announced the PlayStation Suite. It was meant to be a handful of tools that would allow developers to create games that could be played across the PSP, PS Vita, PS3 and Android smartphones. The news led to a push to have smartphones labeled as PlayStation certified with Sony Ericsson phones obviously leading the charge. Well, …

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Twitter Was Divided Over Sony’s E3 2012 Press Conference

We reported yesterday on Microsoft’s E3 press conference and the subsequent Twitter reaction. Needless to say, denizens of the Twitterverse were not amused or entertained. This led to many of us wondering if Twitter would give the same treatment to Sony’s E3 press conference. It seems that it’s more of a mixed bag this time around. Sony definitely won more …

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Sony Introduces ‘Wonderbook’ With Harry Potter Title

Sony gaming concentrates mostly on teens and adults. Correction: the whole gaming industry is geared toward teens and adults. However there is a new title coming out that offers an innovative spin in the kid’s gaming genre. It’s called Wonderbook. Wonderbook is an augmented reality book that kids (and adults) can interact with on the TV screen in interesting ways. …

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Star Wars 1313 Gameplay Shown at E3

When Star Wars 1313 was announced last week, the excitement and discussion was mostly based on speculation. This week, in the midst of all the E3 festivities, GameTrailers and Spike TV were able to get hold of some gameplay footage from the demo that debuted this week at E3. Dominic Robilliard, the creative director at Lucas arts, was on-hand to …

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E3 2012: Ubisoft Brought The Games And The Weird

I’ve come to expect hilarity when it comes to annual Ubisoft E3 press conference. This year had me a little concerned after the show started with a new host who seemed to be playing it straight with no hijinks whatsoever. Then the host, Aisha Tyler, said she had girl wood. From that point on, I knew the old Ubisoft was …

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E3 2012: Devil May Cry Gets New Trailer

One of the most divisive titles of the last few years has been the Devil May Cry reboot coming out of Ninja Theory. I know I’m in the minority when I say that I love the new look and the new gameplay. It looks fantastic, but I know that not everybody feels the same. Unfortunately, the new trailer isn’t going …

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Twitter Wasn’t A Fan Of Microsoft’s E3 2012 Press Conference

For the past few years, Microsoft has held some of the goofiest press conferences in E3 history. Whether it be children pretending to have fun playing a Kinect game or overexcited studio heads treating the audience like they’re all children; there are plenty of jokes to be made. Good thing Twitter is here to provide the gut reactions we need …

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