E3 2013: A game of hearts and minds

E3 2013: A game of hearts and minds

Jun 18, 2013

Well it’s been quite an eventful E3, with Microsoft and Sony slugging it out with their two new consoles, and Nintendo sneaking in a few announcements of their own. It’s been entertaining but I have to say there weren’t any ‘wow’ moments, or games that look like being classics. Microsoft kicked it off by sticking to the games this...

Gioteck announces gaming chairs & more at E3

Gioteck announces gaming chairs & more at E3

Jun 14, 2013

Gioteck (yes, the same Gioteck that Grumpy Gurevitz now works for) has used the E3 buzz to announce a range of new products. Yes, of course we’re shamelessly – though openly – helping promote products produced by the employers of one of our writers; but some of this stuff looks undeniably cool. In what is a first for Gioteck (so far as we’re...

An armchair view of E3 2013: Sony

An armchair view of E3 2013: Sony

Jun 11, 2013

Sony Conference: June 11th 2:00am GMT   This is Sony’s big chance to do everything right. There are advantages to going last and it will be interesting to see where they go with this. That new Killzone game will probably be shown again and we already know Destiny will be, but anything else is a mystery. The show opens slowly, seems to be taking longer...

An armchair view of E3 2013: EA

An armchair view of E3 2013: EA

Jun 10, 2013

EA Conference: June 10th 9:00pm GMT   EA! What could you do here not to annoy anyone else? I hope they talk about how successful SimCity was. The show opens with a rather loud trailer of a bunch of title names to terrible music and a giant EA logo. I keep forgetting Peter Moore is their CEO and every year I hate him more. He’s on stage, either...

An armchair view of E3 2013: Microsoft

An armchair view of E3 2013: Microsoft

Jun 10, 2013

Microsoft Conference: June 10th 5:30pm GMT Another year – another E3 armchair write up as I suffer through multi-million dollar companies completely missing their mark thanks to the lazy ones amongst us mistaking a game console for Netflix delivery device. Guesses for what’s on show this year should be easy enough to correctly assume. Microsoft will be...