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The biggest news we learned from this year’s E3

E3 is a week-long video games extravaganza. It is our Super Bowl, as it’s the only time of year where developers, journalists, and gaming vendors are in the same location with news that sets the stage for years to come. But what did companies like Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have in store for us? What does it mean for the future? Read on to see the biggest highlights from this year’s E3… STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT EA held a predictably boring press conference going over sports games that haven’t changed much over the years. But their biggest sell was the beautifully...

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Horizon Zero Dawn looks like Tauriel meets Gears of War

The gaming industry’s Super Bowl dubbed E3 officially kicked off Monday with press conferences from some of the biggest names in Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, and PlayStation. Exclusives to each console are a huge necessity and one of the new exclusives shown off was during Sony PlayStation’s show called Horizon Zero Dawn. Amersterdam developer Guerrilla Games (known for the Killzone franchise) showed off the game featuring a female protagonist in gameplay footage of what could pass for Tauriel (from the Hobbit movie franchise) meets Gears of War. From the game’s fact sheet: “As Horizon Zero Dawn’s main protagonist Aloy, a...

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PS4 vs. Xbox One: Full Comparison of Each New Console

Even though PS4 is pretty much the declared “console winner” after E3, many people still want to see the facts front and center for all eyes to see. And thanks to DeviantARTist yamamoto114, we can now see everything from price, hardware, internet connections, used game policies, all exclusives, games and more are listed as follows…...

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Nintendo at E3: Are the Flagship Franchises Enough?

Nintendo didn’t come out of the gate with any huge bombs with their E3 announcements; but rather showed off a new Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers and Zelda game at an attempt to rejuvenate the struggling Wii U sales. But are games from their flagship franchises enough to help the company with struggle console sales? My guess is no…. After last year’s E3, most were fearful that one of the most iconic gaming franchises in the history of the industry was dying a slow death. This fear has continued after this year’s E3 show by Nintendo showing off a...

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Nintendo at E3: The Press Conference and What You May Have Missed

The first day of E3 provided plenty of excitement as both Microsoft and Sony showed off their new consoles and provided glimpses of much-anticipated games such as Destiny, Halo, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts 3, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Assassin’s Creed, and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. What about Nintendo? The company needed to come up big to avoid getting left behind, and if that does happen, it won’t be for lack of trying at E3. Nintendo pulled out all the stops and had some big announcements of its own. First up is Mario...

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