I’m an excitable fellow. It’s both a fault and an self-diagnosed admirable quality: my personality is a friendly magnet at parties, but in a more somber setting, it’s a reminder that loud isn’t allowed. I just can’t help it, nor do I want to. It’s not like I actively raise my blood pressure, take a sharp breath in and resist the urge to blink when I watch a trailer for Jurassic World. I don’t do it to annoy others, but if I manage to rile them up (and I often do), I can’t be held accountable for my actions. READ MORE
While Square Enix is known for its classic JRPG franchises, it has expanded its portfolio in recent years with a nice variety of Western titles as well, with its conference focused on a mix of big franchises and localization announcements.
For the third year running, Nintendo skipped a traditional press conference in favor of its Nintendo Direct presentation, giving us the return of some legendary franchises and a few new details on already announced titles.
Just when you thought this year’s E3 couldn’t get crazier, Sony brought out some of the biggest reveals of the show so far, including the return of a classic franchise, a long-rumored remake and some new projects from Sony’s internal studios.
Ubisoft’s E3 conference brought us plenty of what we expected, complete with appearances from Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, a few smaller titles and their traditional show ending reveal.
After last year’s E3 press conference devoted mostly to titles without much to show, EA stepped it up this year with some gameplay demos of their upcoming catalog of games, including plenty of Star Wars, their slate of upcoming sports titles and a couple of surprises.
Microsoft took the stage at this year’s E3 with a handful of new titles from their big franchises, a bunch of indie console-exclusives, a demonstration of their new Hololens technology and a few exciting surprises.
Bethesda’s first E3 press conference started the yearly pre-E3 events off early with a handful of already announced titles and a few surprises.