E3 2012: Breaking Dreams and Limbs

E3 2012: Breaking Dreams and Limbs

Jun 14, 2012

When the first day of E3 press conferences disappeared into the burning horizon of flashing lights and loud noises, I wandered around the aftermath’s rubble with a slightly queasy feeling in the pit of my stomach. Although I was sitting comfortably at home through the magic of the internet, it managed to make a lasting impression all the same. Not really...

E3 2012: Look on the Bright Side

E3 2012: Look on the Bright Side

Jun 13, 2012

I enjoyed spending the last week wallowing in E3 negativity. I would have preferred a bevy of Vita games, Timesplitters 4 and a western bound Yakuza 5, but I knew that we almost never get what we want from E3. So I settled on making the most of the disappointment, and what a disappointment it was. Twitter gave off a collective, week-long sigh and websites big...

Videogame “journalists” and the E3 circus

Videogame “journalists” and the E3 circus

Jun 13, 2012

I wasn’t at E3 this year, and I only watched one of the many live streams. That doesn’t mean I’m ignorant of all the relevant goings on, though I kind of wish I was; the internet is of course currently choked with E3 coverage. Most of it is dull and uninspired but, by picking over some of the best and sifting through my Twitter stream,...

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale E3 trailer

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale E3 trailer

Jun 8, 2012

We’re sure there are plenty of bad guys out there who want to punch Nathan Drake in the face with a Big Daddy drill arm. Such a concept is crazy, but crazy seems to be the direction Sony are going in with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Here’s the E3 trailer for the game. It reveals the characters announced so far: Kratos, Nathan Drake, Sly Cooper, Fat...

Scribblenauts Unlimited WiiU E3 trailer

Scribblenauts Unlimited WiiU E3 trailer

Jun 8, 2012

Quirky DS puzzle series Scribblenauts is finally getting a big version, with Scribblenauts Unlimited coming to the WiiU. Above is the trailer from Nintendo’s E3 conference complete with the usual smiley faced people playing the game and holding the Nintendo peripherals up for the camera. It looks like developer 5th Cell has taken the small version and made...