Nintendo Reveals Splatoon, Next Zelda, And Many More New Games At E3

Posted by Bob Muir on Jun 10, 2014 in Videogames

Zelda Wii U

While Microsoft and Sony had solid press conferences yesterday, Nintendo’s E3 Digital Event on the first day of E3 was much more impressive to me because it captured the self-awareness mixed with new hype of E3s past. Robot Chicken produced the opening (and various interstitial skits) in which Nintendo of America CEO Reggie Fils-Amie definitely ate a fire flower and lit a press member on fire. Then, Reggie and Nintendo of Japan CEO Satoru Iwata began fighting each other. Read more…

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Ubisoft’s E3 Event Reveals New Rainbow Six, First Far Cry 4 Footage

Posted by Bob Muir on Jun 9, 2014 in Videogames

Rainbow Six: Siege

Following EA’s disappointing press conference, Ubisoft attempted to pick up the excitement by showing something cool right from the start. Instead of beating around the bush, they went right into showing their biggest recently-announced game: Far Cry 4. Read more…

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EA Presents Battlefield: Hardline, Star Wars: Battlefront At E3

Posted by Bob Muir on Jun 9, 2014 in Videogames

Mirror's Edge 2

The second press conference of E3’s “Day 0” was Electronic Arts, and while there was new stuff shown off, it is unlikely to get you into a frothing mess of anticipation. They began with their studio DICE, who showed some early in-engine footage of Star Wars: Battlefront, coming Spring 2015, and the environments looked gorgeous. The Star Wars license looks like it’s in good hands. Read more…

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Microsoft Starts E3 With Halo, Crackdown, And Many Other Exclusives

Posted by Bob Muir on Jun 9, 2014 in Videogames

Microsoft E3 2014

It’s time for highlights from E3, the biggest game expo of the year! Microsoft got a lot of flack for not talking about games enough as they revealed the Xbox One last year. Thankfully, Microsoft kicked off E3 with a conference devoted entirely to games. (How refreshing!) Read more…

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Nintendo Announces Smash Bros. Invitational, E3 Plans

Posted by Bob Muir on Apr 30, 2014 in Videogames

Super Smash Bros. Wii U

Nintendo ducked out of the E3 conference game last year, declining to host a big conference at the event in favor of a longer digital broadcast of Nintendo Direct, a series of mini-conferences with smaller, spread out announcements released throughout the year. This year seems to be the same, with Nintendo planning to air a Nintendo Digital Event — why not Nintendo Direct? — on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 9AM PT. Furthermore, there will be online coverage throughout the show from Nintendo Treehouse, the legendary localization department that’s worked on some of Nintendo’s best games. But that’s not all that Nintendo has planned. Read more…

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