E3 2017 was fine. In fact it had some great high points, like Beyond Good and Evil 2, Shadow of the Colossus Remastered, Pokémon and Metroid Prime 4 confirmed for Nintendo Switch, and the Super Mario Odyssey blowout. However, there was a little something missing from the conferences this year. Something that, in years past, had kept gamers glued to the live streams.
What was missing? Let’s break it down and find out. Here are five reasons why E3 2017 wasn’t at it’s best.
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Following its official reveal at the Xbox Briefing yesterday, Assassin’s Creed: Origins has now been given a cinematic trailer by Ubisoft showing off the various stunning landscapes of Ancient Egypt. It even includes camels. Continue reading E3 2017: Assassin’s Creed: Origins
In an unexpected second South Park experience, Ubisoft announced South Park: Phone Destroyer for Mobile in 2017. With South Parks unique style of humour, the game was announced with a strong, one minute trailer. Seemingly following the style of The Stick of Truth and the Fractured But Whole: turn based battles starring your favourite potty-mouth children from Colorado. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft announced South Park: Phone Destroyer
Can anything South Park not be good? The Fractured But Whole was a small section of the Ubisoft Presser, only showing a 30 second teaser, but that and some gameplay released by Ubisoft shows a game with real promise. The trailer shows off a superhero friend group divided, and it’s up to the New Kid (the player) to unite the town. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft shows off South Park: The Fractured but Whole
The worst kept secret of E3 was the opening act for Ubisoft’s E3 2017 conference: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Even the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto showed up, wielding Mario’s blaster from the game. To the shock of many, it actually looked really good in action, both visually and mechanically. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft (Officially) reveals Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
“There’s no better playground to explore the thrill and excitement of motorsports than America.” The gameplay trailer puts it perfectly, The Crew 2 is the ultimate motorsport game. Take on the roads, seas, and skies in a fully realized open world USA. The map itself is over 2,000 square miles of streets, forests, rivers, oceans, and of course open sky. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft shows off The Crew 2
Ubisoft announced at their E3 2017 press conference that they are releasing the long-rumoured pirate game, Skull and Bones. Following on from a CG trailer, they showed gameplay from it’s multiplayer battles, leading up to the final reveal that the ‘Environment reacts’, showcasing a menacing trailer culminating in a Kraken swimming under a pirate’s ship. Continue reading E3 2017: Skull and Bones Announced – Ubisoft’s Pirate Adventure
Ubisoft impressed with some cool looking gameplay from Far Cry 5. We got a peak at Falls End, a small town in Hope County that has been overrun by the fanatic cultist antagonists you fight against in game. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft shows more Far Cry 5
This is not a drill. Beyond Good and Evil 2 was the final announcement of Ubisoft’s E3 2017 Press Conference. The original released on PS2, Xbox and Nintendo Gamecube in 2003. In a U-turn on an announcement by Michel Ancel earlier in May that the game wouldn’t be re-revealed at E3, the game was announced with a gorgeous CG trailer that featured humour, style, and an over reliance on profanity.. This was followed by an emotional Michel Ancel on stage. Continue reading E3 2017: Beyond Good and Evil 2 Announced