E3 2017: Nintendo Press Conference Recap and Review

Coming into E3 this year, Nintendo found itself in a position it hasn’t enjoyed in a number of years. The debut of their latest console back in March, the Nintendo Switch, has propelled the company forward and put it back on track after the relative disaster that was the WiiU.

Thanks to strong sales of the console and first party games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, most fans were likely wondering what else Nintendo had in store. With a couple more big name games left on the schedule, many questions were left unanswered coming into E3: When would Super Mario Odyssey release? What other games were coming in 2017? Is Metroid finally coming back?

Thankfully, Nintendo had answers and gave fans what they wanted to see. Here are my thoughts.

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E3 2017: Sony Press Conference Recap and Review

Once again, Sony entered E3 this year as the market leader even as the threat of competition appears to be on the rise. Nintendo has proven that its newest console is once again a force to be reckoned with and Microsoft is planning to launch the most powerful household console ever seen with the oddly named Xbox One X.

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With a huge install base eagerly waiting to see more on some of its upcoming exclusive titles like God of War, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, and Spider-Man, Sony had to come out swinging. We knew some of the big names on display going in, but what else did Sony have up their sleeves for the audience this year?

Here’s what stood out to me.

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Saturday Video Round Up: Favorite E3 2017 Trailers Part 2

This weekend we’re celebrating all thins E3 2017! If you missed part one of my favorite trailers from the past week, make sure to click back to check that out.

So where’s the Round Up? Glad you asked because it’s taking a couple weeks off seeing as it’s going to be fairly quiet now that the industry has blitzed us with new trailers, news, and announcements over the past week.

In its place, I’ve put together this list showing off all of my favorite trailers, announcements, and demos from E3 2017. Naturally, many of the big name titles you’d expect to see are on here such as Star Wars Battlefront 2, Far Cry 5, and Crackdown 3. I mean, who doesn’t love Terry Crews, am I right?

So kick back and check out part two of my favorite videos. More after the jump…

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Saturday Video Round Up: Favorite E3 2017 Trailers Part 1

Well, this was certainly exciting, was it not? E3 2017 is a wonderful week for fans of video games as we finally get to see many of our most anticipated titles in action along with a few surprises sprinkled in for good measure.

Seeing as I’m pretty much a one man show here, trying to round up all of the many trailers and gameplay videos from this past week is nearly impossible to do. As much as I’d like to, I just don’t have that sort of time on my hands.

So instead, I’m putting together a list of my favorite trailers and gameplay videos from this past week in Los Angeles. So yes, expect to see plenty of big names on this list like God of War, Super Mario Odyssey, Anthem, and much, much more.

Part one of my favorite videos waits for you after the jump and make sure to tune back in tomorrow for even more fun.

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Missing In Action: Top 5 Games and Studios Who Were Not At E3 2017

While E3 2017 has given gamers a wealth of content and games to look forward to in the coming months, for many it’s more about what wasn’t there. Obviously, going into these shows carries a level of expectation from the fan base, which is then further enhanced by the ever-churning rumor mill.

Big companies like Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo obviously have their own plans they’d rather stick to so when there’s an expectation of seeing a certain game and it ultimately isn’t shown, it’s understandable for disappointment to set in. While I personally felt E3 2017 had a lot of great things to show off (more on that next week), there were still a couple of games or studios that surprised me by not being there.

Here are my five biggest no-shows at the annual event this year. Enjoy!

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Saturday Video Round Up: June 4 – 10

This weekend marks the start of everyone’s favorite gaming event, E3! Normally, I’d say companies tried to hold back their content but let’s be honest. Companies are trying to outdo each other and be first to the punch, so the E3 trailers have started dropping early! So before we see the reveals and demos this coming week, here’s a small taste of the video content from the past week.

Even though it was delayed a bit into October, Monolith continues to impress with its upcoming sequel to Shadow of Mordor. This week we got a lengthy story trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War and if it doesn’t get you hyped you may not have a pulse. Did you catch that armored Balrog in there?

Lots of Final Fantasy content this week, with the biggest trailer coming for the long awaited brawler, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, which was unfortunately leaked early, then quickly confirmed by Square Enix. It covers the entire franchises 30 years, so for fans of the series, this is a game to watch for.

I’ve also got new videos for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Fortnite, Project CARS 2, and so much more after the break, so come check out this week’s batch of trailers!

The full list of videos awaits you after the jump…

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5 Games I’m Excited to See at E3 2017

We’re now less than a week away from E3 and if the rumors, leaks, and speculation are true, it sounds like it’s going to be another epic experience for fans of video games.

I’ve already made my predictions for the big three (catch up here if you missed it) and third party companies, so to continue with this E3 theme, I’m going to take a closer look at five confirmed games that I can’t wait to see more of at the show.

Here are the five confirmed games I’m looking forward to seeing more of next week.

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