Archive | e3 2017

One Year Later, Did Microsoft Keep Its E3 2017 Promises?

E3 fast approaches, and you know what that means: New game announcements and all the gaming news you can handle are headed our way. It also means it’s time to rewind to 2017, when the three console makers made a plethora of promises during last year’s E3 festivities. Did they keep them? Let’s find out. […]

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14 Game Developers From Around The World Made This Image

From time to time, I’ll make a stunt out of my interviews with video game professionals. I’ll do this when they’re bunched together for a weeklong event like Game Developers Conference or the huge E3 show in Los Angeles. I’ll convince every executive and game designer I speak to at one of these things to […]

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30 Minutes With Call of Duty WWII: Thrilling, But Familiar

Last week at E3, I got to play multiple rounds of Call of Duty: WWII’s multiplayer. While the core experience feels similar to previous games, a focus on presentation and a new story-based mode made things much more interesting than recent entries in the series.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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I played 20 minutes of Paradox’s new city builder, Surviving Mars, at E3.

I played 20 minutes of Paradox’s new city builder, Surviving Mars, at E3. The demo showed off different phases of planet colonization, from early moments establishing a livable area to later on, when I had multiple inhabited domes to work with. The game draws on real-world science and seems complex. If, however, you…Read more… Continue […]

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We got 10 minutes of hands-on time with Shadow of War at E3.

We got 10 minutes of hands-on time with Shadow of War at E3. The demo’s main attraction was a fortress siege (watch an archived E3 livestream of one raid). Arkham-style combat returns, but you storm the gates with hand-picked Orcallies who unleash special attacks. Could be a gimmick. Could be deeply strategic. Tough…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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We got 10 minutes of hands-on time with Shadow of War at E3.

We got 10 minutes of hands-on time with Shadow of War at E3. The demo’s main attraction was a fortress siege (watch an archived E3 livestream of one raid). Arkham-style combat returns, but you storm the gates with hand-picked Orcallies who unleash special attacks. Could be a gimmick. Could be deeply strategic. Tough…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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We got 10 minutes of hands-on time with Shadow of War at E3.

We got 10 minutes of hands-on time with Shadow of War at E3. The demo’s main attraction was a fortress siege (watch an archived E3 livestream of one raid). Arkham-style combat returns, but you storm the gates with hand-picked Orcallies who unleash special attacks. Could be a gimmick. Could be deeply strategic. Tough…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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E3 Day Six Podcast: The Best And Worst Of E3 2017

E3 is over, and we made it through alive. On this final episode of Kotaku Splitscreen’s E3 blowout, Jason and I discuss what we thought of the show overall before he sits down with a pair of developers working on Uncharted: Lost Legacy and Crackdown 3.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Tekken 7 Player Turns Down Tournament’s T-Mobile Phone Prize, Because He Uses AT&T

Tekken 7 player Bronson Tran lived up to his nickname “the mouth of NorCal” this past Wednesday night when he received and rejected the MVP prize at E3’s Twitch Esports Arena invitational. Fans nominated the MVP via Twitter hashtag, and the winner was supposed to get a T-Mobile phone. Except, as Bronson explained…Read more… Continue […]

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