E3

Why The Last Night is raising a storm of controversy

There was a period after the Xbox E3 conference where I thought The Last Night developed by Odd Tales looked like one of the cooler indie reveals. Its Blade Runner aesthetics and neon gloom are right up my alley. However, that interest turned to morbid curiosity when it surfaced one of the co-creators, Tim Soret, appears to be a Gamergate supporter. For those not in the loop on Gamergate, it basic...[Read More]

Highlights from the Bethesda showcase – E3 2017

We’re already into the third presentation of E3 this year, and boy has that gone fast. Now it’s Bethesda’s turn to wow us as we look over the highlights from their conference. There weren’t too many shocks, but there were still a few talking points. Skyrim on Switch has Zelda gear As we already knew, Nintendo fans will finally get a shot at Skyrim on the Switch. The port lo...[Read More]

Highlights from the EA showcase – E3 2017

E3 2017 has well and truly kicked off with EA’s press conference earlier this morning. Of course, we were still fast asleep at 5am, but that doesn’t mean we’re not across it all! Here are the highlights from EA’s conference. BioWare announce a new IP The RPG giants revealed a teaser trailer for a new sci-fi/fantasy game called Anthem. The trailer has some serious Game of Th...[Read More]

New Prey has “no tie with the original,” says Arkane

Arkane Studios president and creative director Raphael Colantonio has confirmed that the new Prey game revealed during Bethesda’s E3 presentation is “not a sequel, it’s not a remake,” and “it has no tie with the original.” “You have to look at it like a re-imagining of the IP,” he says. “You’re on a space station, there are aliens and you have ...[Read More]

“In development” E3 trailers are the worst

Good job E3, you did well this year. There were lots of big announcements across the conference, from Sony’s cavalcade of games, Xbox’s official plans for an upgraded Xbox One, Fallout 4 and DOOM coming to Vive VR and confirmation from Snoop Dogg that Battlefield 1 can be played while smoking a blunt. While we should all be wary of getting overly excited from the flashy presentations o...[Read More]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild revealed – E3 2016

After Nintendo confirmed the NX wasn’t going to feature at E3, all eyes were on the new Zelda game to bring the goods. Set to launch in 2017 for both the Wii U and the NX, this game has been teased to players for a long time and any kind of information regarding it is long overdue. Well the game was finally revealed by Nintendo overnight, along with its full title: The Legend of Zelda: Breat...[Read More]

Mass Effect Andromeda won’t be affected by previous trilogy choices – E3 2016

While reporting on Mass Effect Andromeda’s kind-of-a-trailer from the EA Play event on Monday, I pondered as to whether or not players’ decisions in Mass Effect 3 would have any impact on the upcoming game. I was hoping perhaps Andromeda would give some meaning to the choices made throughout Mass Effect 3 that turned out to barely influence the ending at all. Well, while speaking to IG...[Read More]

Why we should be wary of E3

Now the E3 hype has somewhat died down, we can all feel warm at night after seeing trailers and learning release dates. But let’s step back and take a look at E3, what exactly is it, and why is it such a hype festival. It’s easy to get caught up in the energy and spectacle of extravagant press conferences, to be blown away by dazzling graphics or game mechanics, but how many times has ...[Read More]

Highlights from the PlayStation showcase – E3 2016

PlayStation really didn’t slow down with their excellent presentation, starting with epic orchestral music and jumping right into a huge announcement. Not pausing long to speak, the games were left to shine, and this was an approach that really worked. Hold onto your butts, there are a lot of announcements to make. As promised there was no hardware revealed, so instead we have a load of game...[Read More]

Highlights from the Xbox showcase – E3 2016

Considering we were fast asleep during Xbox’s E3 conference it’s probably a good time now to recap all the news and announcements. So without delay here is our recap of Xbox at E3. Consoles It looks like Xbox have fired the first shots in the battle of next gen.5 consoles, with the announcement of two new Xbox One models. All games and accessories will work with the new additions The X...[Read More]

Highlights from the Bethesda showcase – E3 2016

Opening their showcase with a jaw dropping Quake Champions trailer, Bethesda kicked their E3 off with a great start. Check out all the videos and highlights from the conference right here. Let’s start with Quake Champions, which looks to be in the same vein as the recent hit DOOM. Not much has been announced to date apart from the fact you can play as different champions that are tethered to...[Read More]

Watch the Bethesda conference live right here – E3 2016

Looking for Fallout, Dishonored 2, and Elder Scrolls news at E3? Watch live with us right here: Watch live video from Bethesda on www.twitch.tv Here’s hoping there are plenty of surprises like last year!!!! For more E3 news follow @load_screen and like us on Facebook.

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