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Bethesda Software stole the show at last year's E3. Most people agreed they came away the winners (a time honored tradition amongst hardcore gamers to determine who “won” E3). Well, it appears Bethesda has plans on making a return to the stage and bringing more big surprises at this year's E3.
Electronic Arts has been a consistent staple and presence at E3 for many years on end. Whether we love or hate what they have to show, we can usually count on EA to bring a load of content to the stage each year. Well, this year they won't be attending E3 but they will be dedicating some time to showcasing their goods at the Nokia theater around the same time.
It didn't take long for gaming sites to hunker down, gear up and start rolling out comparison articles of one of the hottest topics going on right now: Crytek downgrading Ryse to run at a stable 30 frames per second on the Xbox One.
If you're steeped in Japanese gaming culture you're probably well aware of a little something-something known as Famitsu, only the most popular Japanese gaming publication around. Well, the magazine conducted a poll with its readers to see who they thought won E3, as well as what they felt the pricing was like for both the next-gen consoles.
The microphone-snatching, red-faced answers, fanboy arm flailing and spittle exchange pretty much sums up what the Angry Joe interview with Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb was all about. It's just over 10 minutes of awkward, uncomfortable question asking and question answering. Also, I'm not kidding about Angry Joe having the microphone snatched out of his hands. For real.
If you've been following along this week, you will have likely noticed that E3 2013 has been full of announcements, trailers, demos and all sorts of other wonderful gaming goodness. I still have two articles coming tomorrow featuring two of my favorite games of the show, Witcher 3 and Thief. In the meantime, however, Sony has done everyone a favor on their end and compiled a massive post highlighting their E3 coverage on the PlayStation Blog. Tuck in for a long viewing session.
If you meandered over to the Marvelous/XSEED booth at E3 this year, you would have had the opportunity to get your hands on the delightfully stylish Killer is Dead. Behind closed doors, however, Product Manager Jimmy Soga was showing off a different section of gameplay, dishing additional details for the upcoming game along the way.
All companies showed up prepared for battle and dropped some mean games on the show floor for gamers and media to oogle and fawn over...games we have showcased throughout this recap with a ton of trailers. Also, Nintendo is back in it to win it, Halo 5 was teased and there are more games coming out than this recap could possibly contain.
Earlier today we ran an article about the Xbox One games at E3 actually running on high-end PC hardware. Well, a few of Sony's first and second party developers have stepped forward to comment how Sony wasn't all about smoke and mirrors...the games were running on actual PS4 development hardware.
Infinity Ward is stepping away from the Modern Warfare story arc with its latest offering in the Call of Duty series, Ghosts. Visitors to E3 this year had the opportunity to finally see the game in action in the form of an eyes-on demo. The setting has changed, but it became evident pretty quickly that Ghosts won't be straying too far from the heavily beaten path of the long-running series.
Following the live demonstration of Destiny during the PlayStation 4 E3 press event, I was pretty excited to get to my behind-closed-doors session with the game Wednesday afternoon. I was a little bummed, then, to discover that this super secret session was a replaying of the same section of gameplay with basically the same script. Still, there are worse things in the world than getting to see a rad game demonstration for a second time.
One of the big worries about the upcoming Mad Max game from Just Cause 2 outlet Avalanche Studios, is whether it would be Max based on Mel Gibson's films or Max based on the upcoming Tom Hardy re-sequel. Well, the good news is that Avalanche is not making it a movie tie-in and they have revealed some pretty awesome features for the title.
To get the best performance on home console games, Microsoft made sure that they were running on the most stable system specs available on the market and that happened to be a Windows 7 system with Nvidia's 7xx series GTX GPU.
So uh, what's that chaotic procedure like to get up in the morning and storm each and every press conference held throughout the first day of E3? A chaotic procedure that includes getting up in the morning to storm each and every press conference held throughout the first day of E3.
The exclusive Best Buy campaign to showcase the Nintendo Wii U and its games across the nation is being heralded as a success, according to people who have actually visited their local Best Buy stores. The campaign was so much of a success, in fact, even Microsoft employees were tempted to stop by.