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How Nintendo Won Back Gamers With E3 2017 | Interview

Jun 25, 2017 By: Max Cannon E3 2017 is done and in the books, while a lot of fans and press walked away having seen some cool games there weren’t too many bombshell moments. While previous E3’s have been highlighted by some big surprises coming out of either Sony or Microsoft, much of what we saw at their press conferences were games from previous years. But then Nintendo’s show came on… Nintendo’s Surprise …

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Nintendo Climbing the Ranks for the Championship Belt in the Wake of E3 2017

Nintendo Comeback Looking Possible After E3 Performance Nintendo is getting older and so are many of their fans. Now, this may feel like an obvious statement, but I’m saying it because, over the past few years, Nintendo seems to have forgotten this more than anyone else. Nintendo has been a beloved staple in gaming since the early 1980s because they have always put out hardware and content with a certain expectation of polish. Now, more than …

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E3 2017: Microsoft Announces Temporary Xbox One S Price Drop

By Evan Campbell UPDATE: A Microsoft representative clarified to IGN that the $50 price drop only applies to select Xbox One consoles and will only apply from June 11 through June 17. The discount includes the Battlefield 1 500GB bundle and 1TB Forza Horizon 3 bundle. It does not apply to bundles that are currently reduced such as the Minecraft bundle currently available for $249. As such, until June 17, 500GB bundles are $249 and …

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8 must-see indie Xbox and PC games you may have missed at E3 2017

With so many games announced and showcased at E3 2017, some were bound to slip through the cracks – particularly indie titles. Here are eight indie games we saw at the show that truly deserve your attention when they arrive on Xbox One and PC. 8 must-see indie games from E3 Laser League Laser League from 505 Games is a Tron-like, two-versus-two arena-based combat game. Both players on each side select characters (who play the …

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Reggie Fils-Aimé interview at E3 2017 on esports

“We believe in empowering the community.”   Nintendo’s sometimes-back-and-forth perspective on embracing and not embracing esports and its surrounding culture can effectively be explained by that sentiment, which Reggie Fils-Aimé, Nintendo’s president, shared with me at E3 last week.  Esports is about community, sure, but it’s often a lot more orchestrated than that word would imply. When you think about gaming communities, you think about forums, about meetups and casual tournaments, about collaborative efforts to …

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E3 2017’s big trends and what they tell us about the game industry

Videogame Christmas has been and gone for another year, and left in its wake only memories of sweating executive producers and promises of future delights. But E3 2017 wasn’t simply a meat market for games. I mean, yes, it was that, but it was also a window into the attitudes of the industry’s most prominent creators, financiers, and overcaffeinated-whoop-from-the-crowd-ers. Make sure you’re caught up with everything that happened at E3 2017. With the cardboard cutouts …

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PC takes top spot at E3 for most games confirmed

During the chaos that defines E3, it is easy to get lost in the demos, trailers, and hype of the multitude of big titles coming down the pipe. It is usually not until E3 is well over that we have time to sit down and process what we saw. One question that inevitably comes up after E3 is, how many games were confirmed for each platform? With the rise in popularity of console gaming, we …

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The top ten games to watch for after E3 2017

The E3 experience this year was so overwhelming that we needed to take the weekend to decompress and filter out the wheat from the chaff in our heads. Now that we’ve had some time to think about it, we’ve settled on the below list of ten games that stood out among the crowded halls and packed booths of E3 2017. Here they are in alphabetical order. Enjoy! A Way Out Developer: HazelightPlatforms: PC, PS4, Xbox …

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Four big stories from E3 2017: Xbox One X, Super Mario Odyssey, Ubisoft, Spider-Man – Tech News

Spidey works to save civilians and makes sure the bad guys don’t fall to their deaths. — AFP Relaxnews A US$499 (RM2,130) price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a Super Mario Odyssey hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and Spider-Man differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the Batman: Arkham franchise.  Xbox One X pegs US$499 price Four years after the Xbox One …

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E3 2017 Games Trailers: WATCH PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch best new releases

SONY PLAYSTATION E3 2017 TRAILERS Sony’s E3 conference might have been slightly underwhelming for those looking for brand new games, but you’d be hard pushed to argue that what they did show wasn’t excellent all the same. God of War once again looked spectacular with some intense and colourful gameplay, while Shadow of the Colossus also wowed audiences with a rather magnificent looking remaster of the celebrated PS2 game from Fumito Ueda. Returning exclusives in the form of Uncharted: …

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The Coolest New Gaming Gear From E3 2017

E3 isn’t just about new games. It’s also about new headsets, keyboards, mice, controllers, speakers and storage solutions. Let’s take a look at some of the coolest new hardware announced during the show. LucidSound — LS15X Xbox One In-Ear Contour Gaming Headset The LucidSound folks have a bunch of new headsets for E3, including a couple that work directly with the Xbox One’s wireless technology. But the coolest one is this weird-arse thing right here: …

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E3 2017: Hands On With Path Of Exile: The Fall Of Oriath Expansion On Xbox One

Path of Exile has been a bit of oddity for the years it’s been out on PC. As a free to play loot based action RPG, it’s got a reputation for holding its own against larger titles like Diablo III, and has since built a large and dedicated following of its own. Now, they’re gearing up for their largest expansion in years with The Fall of Oriath, which brings players back to where the story …

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E3 2017 had a lot of game sequels. Get ready for more

Get ready to play another Mario game. Claudia Cruz/CNET It was around the time I was looking at the 19th Assassin’s Creed adventure game that it struck me: There sure are a lot of sequels. I don’t mean just a few. It isn’t like there are merely a handful of standout franchises worthy of a follow-up, like Sony’s zombie apocalypse drama The Last of Us 2. Or even industry-defining standbys, like Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey …

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E3: Gaming’s big day out

Changing demographic: Gamers visit Activision’s Destiny 2 booth during E3 2017; and inset below, Xbox boss Phil Spencer at the event Mario’s latesy adventure: Super Mario Odyssey E3: Gaming’s big day out Independent.ie Barnum & Bailey used to boast of putting on the Greatest Show on Earth. But the world’s best-known circus can’t hold a candle to the riotous videogames extravaganza known as E3 that holds court every June in downtown Los Angeles. http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/games/e3-gamings-big-day-out-35831343.html http://www.independent.ie/life/article35831342.ece/38faf/AUTOCROP/h342/2017-06-17_lif_32050469_I1.JPG …

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E3 2017 Data Claims Assassin’s Creed Origins and Microsoft’s Xbox One X Livestream ‘Won’ E3

With E3 2017 now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for the dust to settle. Market analyst Brand Watch has been keeping an eye on the event throughout the week, tracking which games and conferences were the most talked about the event.  Perhaps most surprisingly, Microsoft absolutely stomped over the competition in terms of mentions on conference day. The Xbox One X hype was real, yet after the reveal, Microsoft’s social media presence quickly tanked. …

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