E3 2016

The Best and Worst of E3 2016

June 21, 2016

The monolithic E3 Expo has come and gone for another year, showering us with exciting new trailers as often as it saddled us with toe-curling moments of cringe. We’ve rounded up the very best and the very worst of both for your stern appraisal.

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E3 2016: Nintendo shows off new Pokemon, new modes for Pokemon Sun & Moon

June 15, 2016

Nintendo have debuted brand new gameplay footage, modes and monsters from their upcoming Pokémon Sun and Moon titles during their E3 Nintendo Treehouse presentation this morning. 

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E3 2016: PS4 owners to get early access to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare remaster

June 15, 2016

Activision’s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare remaster will be available to those who pre-purchase Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. If you have a PS4, you’ll be able to jump in sooner than everyone else.

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E3 2016: Insomniac are making a PS4-exclusive Spider-man game

June 15, 2016

Insomniac are no stranger to the superhero genre, having created the very enjoyable Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive a couple of years ago. It’s now returning to the genre with one of the most popular heroes in comics, and on an entirely different console.

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E3 2016: Hideo Kojima’s new game with Norman Reedus is Death Stranding

June 15, 2016

Hideo Kojima appeared rather dramatically onstage during Sony’s E3 press conference to debut footage from his first game post-Konami. Death Stranding is currently in development at Kojima Productions and gives a rather cryptic glimpse at what’s to come.

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E3 2016: Batman: Arkham VR will be a PlayStation VR launch title

June 15, 2016

Briefly: Batman: Arkham Knight developer Rocksteady has one last one encore for the series that made their name. The dev will release a VR experience based around their Arkham series in time for the PSVR’s launch.

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E3 2016: The opening sequence of We Happy Few is going to freak you out

June 14, 2016

Compulsion Games took the stage at Microsoft’s E3 presser this morning to run through the introductory sequence to their psychadelic thriller We Happy Few. It’s grotesque and disturbing and weird and we can’t wait to play it.

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E3 2016: Rare’s new game Sea of Thieves looks fun, easy to ruin

June 14, 2016

The last time we saw Sea of Thieves, it was when it was debuted at E3 2015. Today, a year later, we finally got a good look at the game in action — a multiplayer title that sees teams of pirates face off against each other on the high seas and on land.

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E3 2016: Halo Wars 2 coming to Xbox One, PC in February

June 14, 2016

Halo Wars 2 is set to launch on February 21, 2017 on both Xbox One and Windows 10. The game was announced during Microsoft’s E3 media event this morning, and was accompanied by a cinematic trailer.

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E3 2016: Bethesda unveils Quake Champions

June 13, 2016

The year of the arena shooter resurgence isn’t over it seems. Bethesda have used their E3 press event to reveal Quake Champions, a brand new arena shooter that marks the series’ first appearance since Enemy Territory: Quake Wars back in 2007.

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E3 2016: Ghost Recon: Wildlands gets release date, big new trailer

June 13, 2016

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands will launch March 7, 2017. The date was announced at Ubisoft’s E3 press event this morning, before the debut of the game’s latest gameplay trailer.

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E3 2016: Bethesda has resurrected Prey and it is very, very different

June 13, 2016

On-again, off-again for about a decade now, Prey has been revived at Bethesda with Dishonored developer Arkane Studios at the helm. Rather than messing around with numbers or explanations, the game just goes by Prey.

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E3 2016: AMD debuts new range of Radeon RX graphics cards

June 13, 2016

AMD only recently announced its new Radeon RX 480 graphics card, but have used a spot on the PC Gaming Show E3 press conference to unveil the remainder of its new RX series.

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E3 2016: The Elder Scrolls Legends has a story to tell

June 13, 2016

Bethesda announced The Elder Scrolls Legends, a Hearthstone-esque digital card game at last year’s E3 but they were ready to talk about more about it during their press event today. Shown off were a glimpse of gameplay and a trailer for the game’s new story mode.

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E3 2016: Bethesda says Elder Scrolls VI is years away

June 13, 2016

Amid the furore around Skyrim receiving some HD remaster love at yesterday’s Bethesda E3 press event, the publisher has been fielding questions from a curious media about a new installment in their storied Elder Scrolls series now that Fallout 4 is out the door. Their response: Don’t hold your breath.

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E3 2016: Bethesda not done with DOOM, new SnapMap and multiplayer modes on the way

June 13, 2016

DOOM is set to recieve a torrent of fresh content over the next few months. That’s according to Marty Stratton from id Software who announced the rash of “new ways to play” at Bethesda’s pre-E3 press event earlier today.

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E3 2016: LawBreakers begins closed alpha this weekend

June 13, 2016

Boss Key Productions is launching a closed alpha for their new shooter LawBreakers this weekend. The alpha, and a new trailer, were introduced by studio head Cliff Bleszinski during the PC Gaming Show E3 presser.

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E3 2016: Fallout 4 getting even more expansions this year

June 13, 2016

Bethesda used most of their press conference at E3 last year to show off Fallout 4. This year, the game returned with a host of new features and DLC that set to be released throughout the rest of the year.

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E3 2016: First look at Jason Voorhees gameplay from Friday the 13th: The Game

June 13, 2016

Being able to pilot Jason Voorhees around a virtual Camp Crystal Lake has been a long-held, deeply disturbed desire of mine. It seems Gun Media had the same thought because the trailer they just released for the game is beautiful as though pulled from my own imagination.

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E3 2016: Arkane finally shows us some Dishonored 2 gameplay

June 13, 2016

Like last year, this year’s Bethesda press conference at E3 had one specific game it wanted to talk about. Dishonored 2 has been in development at Arkane for a while now and fans itching for a taste of the gameplay have been treated to a buffet.

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E3 2016: Microsoft confirms that Project Scorpio is real

June 13, 2016

Microsoft closed out their press conference at E3 this morning by ending months of speculation regarding an upgraded Xbox One console with Head of Xbox Phil Spencer calling the machine “the next step change for gamers and developers.”

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Sony appears to confirm the existence of its more powerful PlayStation 4

June 13, 2016

We all heard the stories, “Sony are working on a a more powerful PlayStation 4”, but now the company have finally appeared to confirm it.

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E3 2016: Microsoft announces the Xbox One S

June 13, 2016

Microsoft have opened their E3 2016 press by confirming the long-rumoured updated Xbox One console. The Xbox One S is thinner, contains an internal power supply (no more brick!) and supports 4K video.

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E3 2016: Xbox One to receive a wealth of updates over the next few years

June 13, 2016

The Xbox E3 press brief answered the prayers of a number of fans this year with the addition of long-requested features, including a brand new competition platform called Arena.

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E3 2016: Stardew Valley heads to consoles this year

June 13, 2016

Stardew Valley is on its way to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U later this year according to an announcement by developer ConcernedApe. The news comes following a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance at today’s Xbox E3 2016 press event.

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E3 2016: New, lengthy trailer for Gears of War 4 released

June 13, 2016

Gears of War 4 is set to launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 at the same time. The news came right off the top of Microsoft’s E3 press brief earlier today. This will mark the first time a Gears game has arrived on both PC and console at launch.

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E3 2016: The Division‘s Underground expansion detailed

June 13, 2016

This morning’s Xbox E3 press briefing saw a brief trailer from Ubisoft regarding the upcoming expansion for The Division. Called Underground, agents will delve beneath New York’s streets and tackle randomly generated missions

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E3 2016: Gears of War‘s General RAAM is coming to Killer Instinct

June 13, 2016

Confirming leaks from the last few days, Microsoft have revealed that General RAAM from Gears of War is indeed joining Killer Instinct on PC and Xbox One.

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E3 2016: ReCore coming September 13, gets new trailer

June 13, 2016

Keiji Inafune’s new game ReCore is set to launch on September 13. The news came, along with a new trailer, during Microsoft’s E3 presser.

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E3 2016: Forza Horizon 3 announced, will be set in Australia

June 13, 2016

It wouldn’t be a Microsoft press conference without an announcement for a Forza game. Playground Games are back with another entry in their exceedingly fun Forza Horizon series and this time the series takes its fictional driveclub to Australia.

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