Sony’s show had definite high points, but the Wonderbook demo lasted way too long and they didn’t have the volume of titles they usually have. It was also the source of the loudest applause all day following the announcement that everyone attending would receive a year of PlaystationPlus. Not bad.
Beyond: Two Souls
Quantic Dream’s new game, makers of Heavy Rain. Ellen Page playing the lead. Didn’t really see gameplay, just (in-game) movie, but it was an intriguing in-game movie that looked beautiful. See for yourself:
Glossing over the sports games (because I don’t have much interest in them), EA’s conference was pretty solid.
Dead Space 3
Drop-in/out 2-player co-op, coming Feb 2013. Like RE6, looking more action-heavy than survival-horror. Got some Army of Two bro-action in there too. Might as well go all the way and add chest bumps. Okay, maybe they’re not that friendly, but should be good times. Write-up and gameplay on IGN. Trailer:
E3 is early! Nintendo’s press conference isn’t until June 5th, but they published a video today which provided some details on their upcoming Wii U.The full 30 minute video presentation can be seen here. This is a summary: