Over the past few years, Ubisoft has developed a cadence for their press conferences. Aisha Tyler has become the standing host for the event, there’s your typical ups and downs, and they really like to focus on gameplay. That trend continued this year with some huge demos including one of a brand new IP. Let’s get into it… Just Dance 2017 This game’s existence isn’t too much of … Continue reading E3 2016: Ubisoft Press Conference
After EA’s less-than-stellar press conference on Sunday, Bethesda took to their stage to let the world know what they have in the pipeline and they started off with a bang… Quake Champions Bethesda kicked off their conference with a bang, showing off a trailer for the first Quake game in nearly ten years. While the trailer wasn’t gameplay focused, we were promised the fast signature Quake gameplay that fans … Continue reading E3 2016: Bethesda Press Conference
Microsoft kicked off E3 Monday with our third press conference of the week. With hype levels rising before the show and leaked hardware and strategy announcements galore, the stage was set for Microsoft to have a huge day today and that’s exactly what they did… XBOX One S – New Model The first of two major hardware announcements today was the XBOX One S. Starting … Continue reading E3 2016: XBOX Press Conference
It’s finally here! E3 week kicked off on Sunday with press conferences from EA and Bethesda. While I wish I could say that the week started off with a bang, EA led off with a less than inspired press conference burdened with long segments dedicated to Madden 17 and FIFA 17. Unfortunately the conference wasn’t redeemed with the announcement of new Star Wars titles or with an in-depth look at Mass … Continue reading E3 2016: EA Press Conference
So E3 is just two days away. With five press conferences just around the corner, I wanted to use today’s post to lay out the upcoming conference schedule and let you in on Non-Linear Gaming’s plans for coverage… Conference Schedule Credit to Cheesemeister on Twitter for this incredibly helpful graph! Coverage Plans I’m typically a sucker for E3 and this year is no different. As … Continue reading E3 Schedule & Plans
Back at the XBOX One’s announcement event in 2013, Microsoft infamously placed the bulk of it’s focus on Kinect, sports, and – most importantly – TV. While Microsoft has altered their messaging since then, many of the console’s early influences remain, including voice commands with Kinect and the ability to run a cable box through the XBOX hardware. One of the best features implemented as a result … Continue reading Microsoft puts XBOX One DVR on Hold
The week before E3 continues to provide plenty of news, rumors, and speculation! After a crazy news day on Monday, yesterday gave us more release date announcements, a high-profile marketing leak, and even more rumors about Bethesda’s upcoming E3 showcase. No need to waste any time, let’s get right into it… Persona 5 (NA Release Date, Special Editions) Since its original announcement, Persona 5‘s fans have been ravenous for information. … Continue reading Persona 5 Release Date, Injustice 2 Leak, & Bethesda Rumors
As developers and publishers look to get as much publicity as possible during E3, the announcements inevitably have started to come earlier and earlier and this year is no exception. Considering that E3 hasn’t even begun yet, yesterday was a pretty crazy news day between all of the leaks, delays, teases, and new trailers.
Luckily, there’s plenty to break down from the rush of news…
If you’ve been paying attention to music games over the last year, you probably saw that Rock Band and Guitar Hero are back! Unfortunately, that’s about where the excitement ends. While both franchises brought something new to the table, each failed to meet sales expectations in their return to the market. Guitar Hero Live is expected to serve as a platform moving forward with Activision stating … Continue reading Rock Band: What Comes Next?
Every year in June, the video game industry heads to Los Angeles for a week of showmanship at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Companies debut their upcoming software and hardware, allowing the press and those with industry credentials to get a sneak peak at what they have to offer. The highlight of every E3 is undoubtedly the press conferences that kick off the show. Publishers and … Continue reading Bethesda at E3