All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘E3’

Microsoft To Focus On Games At E3

Microsoft was wise to announce the Xbox One before E3 last year. It opened up the annual trade show to focus exclusively on games since it got all the TV and sports out of the way at the May event. With E3 2014, will Microsoft continue its focus on games, or will we see a Doritos Xbox One app instead? …

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EA’s E3 Press Conference Finally Gets The Abridged Treatment

E3 2013 seems like a distant memory now. It’s hard to even remember what happened. Thanks to the fine folks at VideoGamer, we can at least remember what happened at EA’s press conference. The latest, and final, E3 abridged video captures just how boring EA’s E3 presence was. Beyond Mirror’s Edge 2 and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, everything else …

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Ubisoft’s Weird E3 Press Conference Finally Gets The Abridged Treatment

It’s now been more than a month since E3 wrapped in early June, but the folks at Video Gamer have been able to wring just a little bit more hilarity out of the world’s largest gaming event. Like always, Ubisoft had a weird press conference that was devoid of any coherence in favor of bad jokes and headache inducing strobe …

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Learn All About Final Fantasy XV From Its Creator

Square Enix had two surprise announcements at E3 – Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy XV. Both games are being overseen by Square Enix superstar Tetsuya Nomura, and he was at E3 earlier this month to talk about the titles. Fans of both franchises will be pleased to know that Nomura sat down with Square Enix North America for an …

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Conan O’Brien Visits E3, Hilarity Ensues

Conan O’Brien, by his own admission, is not much of a gamer. He does, however, like to play and review games for his brilliant Clueless Gamer sketch. It was only fitting then that he bring his Clueless Gamer antics to the biggest game show of them all – E3. In early June, Conan hit up E3 to offer up his …

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Watch Dogs Gets A Live Developer Walkthrough

At E3 2013, Sony really pushed its partnership with Ubisoft. That led to a 33 minute developer walkthrough of the E3 demo for Watch Dogs. If you wanted to know more about Ubisoft’s near future open-world game, this is the place. Watch Dogs on the PS4 looks great, and we can assume that the Xbox One version will look just …

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Nintendo’s E3 Direct Gets The Abridged Treatment

Nintendo didn’t hold a traditional E3 press conference this year. It instead opted to speak directly to fans via its Nintendo Direct video series. Now its Nintendo Direct has been condensed to 5 minutes from its original 45 minute running time. The masterminds at VideoGamer have put together its final E3 abridged video aimed directly at Nintendo. Nintendo fans are …

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Shigeru Miyamoto Demos Pikmin 3’s Mission Mode

Pikmin 3 will have at least three modes when it launches later this year. The first is the single player campaign, the second is a multiplayer mode, and the third is called mission mode. It’s the latter that was shown off during E3 2013. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto showed off Pikmin 3’s mission mode as he attempted to obtain a gold …

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Here’s 12 Minutes Of Thief Gameplay From E3 2013

Prior to E3 2013, it didn’t look like we would be seeing much of Eidos Montreal’s reboot of the classic Thief franchise. We got a CG trailer, but that’s no substitute for actual gameplay. Those wishing for gameplay can now rest easy as Square Enix brought a playable demo to the Sony booth at E3 2013 last week. The game …

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Watch This 30 Minute Q&A About The Last Of Us

The Last Of Us is a smash hit – critically and commercially. Some are even saying it’s the best game of this entire generation. Now you may be wondering how the developers at Naughty Dog did it. Among all the PS4 hype at E3, Sony took some time out to host a Q&A with the guys at Naughty Dog to …

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Killzone: Shadow Fall Gets A 21-Minute Live Demo

Game trailers are the primary vehicle to sell a game for developers and publishers, but it’s not always effective. Can you really trust a trailer to accurately portray a game? Killzone developers Guerilla Games learned this the hard way when it showed a demo of Killzone 2 on the PS3 at E3 2005 that was too good to be true. …

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There Can Be Only One In This Pikmin 3 Multiplayer Battle

Pikmin never really focused much on competitive multiplayer, but Nintendo did play around with the idea in Pikmin 2. Now the company has revealed that it’s expanding on those ideas in the latest title – Pikmin 3. The first competitive multiplayer mode being shown is called Bingo Battle. As its name suggests, players will have to complete their bingo card …

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E3 2013: Super Mario 3D World Camera Tilt Demoed

Though it did not hold a major press conference at this year’s E3, Nintendo had an impressive showing this week. Dozens of first-party titles were announced and previewed for both the 3DS and Wii U consoles. However, even now there don’t seem to be any current or upcoming Wii U games that use the console’s GamePad effectively. At least, not …

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E3 2013: New Pokemon X & Y Gym Leader, Trailer Released

Though it did not hold a huge E3 presentation like Sony or Microsoft, Nintendo did announce and preview dozens of games this week. In addition to (finally) showing off some more first-party titles for the Nintendo Wii U, the company also previewed a strong lineup of upcoming 3DS titles. The most anticipated of those titles is, undoubtedly, Pokemon X & …

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Check Out These PS4 Developer Interviews From E3 2013

Over the past week, you’ve been bombarded with trailers and gameplay videos for all the newest games hitting the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U. Only Nintendo thus far has released any developer interviews, but Sony is coming in from behind with more developer interviews than you can shake a stick at. On the E3 show floor, Sony was livestreaming …

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E3 2013: No Multiplayer For ‘Mad Max’

Though it doesn’t seem to have set E3 on fire, the makers of Just Cause 2 revealed this week that they are working on a Mad Max-branded video game for next generation consoles. A teaser CG trailer for the game was shown during Sony’s big E3 presentation. It’s easy to see why the game has been overlooked. The Mad Max …

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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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E3 2013: Star Wars Battlefront Is In Good Hands

It was revealed a few months ago that EA had secured the exclusive license to make Star Wars games on consoles going forward. The publisher said that it would be putting three of its best teams on said Star Wars games. The first of those three games was revealed this week during E3. During its E3 press conference, EA revealed …

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E3 2013: Mirror’s Edge 2 Is Finally Happening

EA had a pretty predictable E3. We saw Battlefield 4, this year’s stable of EA Sports titles and the previously leaked Xbox One exclusive Titanfall. In fact, EA really just had one big surprise – the return of Mirror’s Edge. At the end of its press conference, EA announced that DICE is currently developing Mirror’s Edge 2. The sequel to …

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E3 2013: Watch Dogs Multiplayer Features Revealed

Despite the few first party titles announced by both Microsoft and Sony, it appears that Watch Dogs is currently the most anticipated next-generation launch title. Ubisoft revealed the game to much fanfare at last year’s E3, and this year many of the game’s details were shown. One detail that wasn’t shown very much during Ubisoft’s long gameplay trailer released this …

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E3 2013: Tom Clancy’s The Division Announced, Previewed [VIDEO]

While the most anticipated games from each E3 normally come from one of the big Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo conferences, Ubisoft this year saved its big reveal for its own press conference. Continuing with its “scare the crap out of everyone” presentation style established in announcements for Watch Dogs, Ubisoft used the example of a pandemic to show how “fragile” …

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E3 2013: Here’s All The Battlefield 4 Footage You’ll Ever Need

E3 has once again become a showdown of sorts for the big shooters of the year. Battlefield and Call of Duty are vying for attention as usual, but they’ve been joined by two major competitors this year – Destiny and Titanfall. Which one’s the best? Well, EA obviously thinks it’s Battlefield 4 and it has mountains of gameplay footage to …

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E3 2013: Battlefield 4 Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed

As seen in Microsoft’s E3 presentation on Monday, Battlefield 4‘s graphics are truly ready to take advantage of next-generation consoles. It’s not the single player experience of running around a sinking aircraft carrier that sells Battlefield games, though. With this in mind, EA this week has also released several multiplayer trailers to try and coax Call of Duty players over …

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E3 2013: Sony’s Presser Gets The Abridged Treatment

The Xbox One press conference got torn to shreds yesterday as part of VideoGamer’s ongoing abridged series. Now flustered Xbox fans seeking vengeance have something to turn to – the abridged version of Sony’s press conference. Of course, Sony fans may be thinking that the PS4 press conference was perfect. That used game announcement may have been nice, but the …

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E3 2013: Infamous Second Son Gameplay Revealed [VIDEO]

Though the game had already been announced in February, the new trailer for Infamous: Second Son was one of the highlights of Sony’s big E3 press conference. The video teased exactly what was missing from other next-generation games that had already been shown at E3: gameplay experiences that aren’t possible with cut-down graphics on current-generation consoles. Though the title won’t …

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E3: New Pokemon X & Y Details, Trailers Revealed

Nintendo skipped holding a big E3 conference this year, opting to let Microsoft and Sony battle it out with their new consoles. That doesn’t mean that Nintendo wasn’t at E3, though. Instead of a flashy stage show, the company has put out a slew of new online videos, including Nintendo Directs, Developer Directs, and game trailers. The new Super Mario …

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The Order: 1886 Is Sony’s Big New IP For The PS4

The Order: 1886 sounds like an Assassin’s Creed spinoff. It’s not, but Sony’s new IP for the PS4 will share some similarities with Ubisoft’s series. During Sony’s press conference, The Order: 1886 was the only original IP to be shown for the PS4. It may be an original IP for Sony, but the team seems to have been heavily influenced …

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Megaman: Super Smash Bros. Adds The Blue Bomber As A Fighter

Megaman – Super Smash Bros. fans have been clamoring for the Blue Bomber since he missed out on Super Smash Bros. Brawl. It was a delight then to see Nintendo highlight Megaman as the first third-party guest character for the new title. During its E3 Nintendo Direct, Nintendo showed off the latest trailer for Super Smash Bros. for the Wii …

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Microsoft: No Internet? Stick With Xbox 360.

Following Microsoft’s big Xbox One reveal three weeks ago, company executives began putting out contradicting and worrying statements about the new console’s DRM and used game policies. Microsoft has since confirmed many of the worst parts of the rumors. The company, determined not to let another such messaging fiasco take place, promptly cancelled all of its executives’ E3 interviews. One …

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E3 2013: The Dark Sorcerer Is The Funniest Thing You’ll See This Week

Comedy is hard. Comedy in games is even harder. That’s why it’s such a delight to see Sony diving headfirst into comedy with the a fantastic tech demo from Quantic Dream. David Cage, director and writer on titles like Indigo Prophecy and Heavy Rain, wrote and directed the above tech demo/short film. He wrote about his experience in writing comedy …

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