E3 2017: Final thoughts

E3 2017: Final thoughts

Aug 3, 2017

E3 is well behind us now, but distance gives us a new perspective. While the last few years have seen some pretty huge shock announcements, I’ve got to say this year was pretty tame in comparison. All the shows were pretty good, but there wasn’t the wow factor of, say, a Shenmue 3 or Final Fantasy VII Remake announcement from previous years. The...

E3: EA Play

E3: EA Play

Jun 12, 2016

  Andrew Wilson hosted the event, EA Play, to make all of EA’s announcements and show off some upcoming games directly to the viewing audience at home via both the event itself and “influencers” and “content creators.” Peter Moore also hosted a similar event in London. Wilson spoke about how vital games have become to so many of us and that...

Yooka-Layle-E3 Trailer

Yooka-Layle-E3 Trailer

Jun 6, 2016

E3 is a coming and what better way to celebrate the onslaught of news, hands-ons, teasers, announcements, announcements of announcements, faux footage and numerous other half truths, than a dose of the new reality of games; a Kickstarted game on the show floor for a genre that E3 stalwarts would like you to think was dead. E3 seems to be a changing; as its...

Shenmue 3 is definitely happening (no thanks to Sony)

Shenmue 3 is definitely happening (no thanks to Sony)

Jun 16, 2015

Finally, you can look for sailors in HD. As you are quite possibly aware, E3 is happening. There seems little point in repeating all the news that the rest of the internet has already repeated ad nauseum, but just to remind you that it wasn’t some sort of crazy dream: Shenmue III was announced. Well, sort of. What actually happened was Sony said...

E3: Nintendo Digital Event Recap

E3: Nintendo Digital Event Recap

Jun 14, 2014

Nintendo have once again eschewed the traditional press conference this year, opting to speak to the consumer directly with a special E3 Digital Event. There were a lot of great games shown here and a few surprises, so here’s a summary (and the whole thing to watch at the bottom of the page) in case you missed it. Super Smash Bros. For Wii U/3DS A new...