E3 2013 News


Fightback: Ninja Theory's first brawler for iOS

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Ninja Theory goes to E3 and shows off their first mobile game, the beat-'em-up brawler, Fightback.


Xbox One will 'certainly' play games after next system launches

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Microsoft promises to support playback of games on Xbox One after the upcoming generation is over, and says that getting banned on Live won't prevent you from accessing your games library.


"Ok that was mean, I'm sorry. Irritable today. <3 all the Shack writers."

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Shadow Warrior preview: fresh cut

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT

An E3 closed-door demo of Shadow Warrior shows off how Flying Wild Hog stays true to the spirit of the original title, while simultaneously updating it for a modern audience.


"Looks like there'll still be cringes when playing this. I like Hard Reset, can only hope for ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds coming to 3DS this November

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2013 10:00am PDT

The 3DS-exclusive sequel to A Link to the Past, now dubbed The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, is coming this November.


"In Europe, Fire Emblem 3DS bundle was an XL. And as an owner of one, that thing is rad!"

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Sony: 'of course' PS4 can do cloud computing

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT

What about Sony's next-gen machine? Can it also follow Microsoft's step in offloading computation to the cloud? "Of course," Sony's Shuhei Yoshida said.


"I think they are counting all their Azure virtual server stuff in that - most of which would ..."

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Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar preview: return to form

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 15, 2013 3:30pm PDT

The Ultima series makes its debut on iOS with Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar, taking place 20 years after the events of Ultima IV.


"So I'm confused, please someone explain why there seems to be more hardware companies making ..."

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Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS: the roster so far

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 15, 2013 11:00am PDT

Here's all the characters we know about from the upcoming Smash Bros game.


"those are my top two picks as well... bowser and fox are great also, even though i dont play fox ..."

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Assassin's Creed 4 multiplayer adds 'Game Lab' customization

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 14, 2013 5:45pm PDT

Ever since the Assassin's Creed franchise added multiplayer, fans of the series have known what to expect. This year's Assassin's Creed 4 includes multiplayer, of course. However, it adds a new feature that promises to shake things up.


Why Smash Bros for Wii U won't support GamePad features

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 14, 2013 5:15pm PDT

While Nintendo is wont to add arbitrary features to its games to showcase its unique hardware, that won't be the case with its upcoming Super Smash Bros game for Wii U. Why? Because it could potentially give a player an advantage over another.


"why bother nitpicking over which game was more geared for casual gamers? The entire Super Smash ..."

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Weekend Confirmed 169 - Post-E3 Mega Show

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2013 2:00pm PDT

It's a packed house for the post-E3 edition of Weekend Confirmed. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in an esteemed panel of guests...


"This must be the best podcast out there - ever! I drive a three hour commute - and I actually ..."

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Metal Gear Solid 5 to have fewer cutscenes

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2013 1:15pm PDT

Hideo Kojima says that Metal Gear Solid 5 will have "less cutscenes" due to the open-world environment. He compared the other games to movies, and this one to episodes of a TV show.


"I don't know if I have another Metal Gear Solid game in me. I find they are brilliant games, ..."

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Metal Gear Online being developed alongside MGS5

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2013 11:45am PDT

A new Metal Gear Online is in development alongside the Metal Gear Solid 5, Kojima has revealed.


Octodad: Dadliest Catch preview: calamari chaos

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2013 9:00am PDT

Octodad: Dadliest Catch was among the many indie titles revealed for PS4, so I went hands-on with it and relived Octodad's wedding day.


Star Wars: Battlefront is 'DICE's interpretation of what Battlefront should be'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2013 6:00am PDT

EA's announcement of a new Star Wars: Battlefront at E3 was, well, it was nothing. EA has since dribbled out a few more details, saying "DICE wants to put its own flavour" on the classic Battlefront formula. As Battlefront was essentially Battlefield with Star Wars, well, yo...


"The Star Wars mod for BF1942 was hilarious because the planting items bug carried over from ..."

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New Mirror's Edge to be open-world action-adventure

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT

EA is assuring fans that the reboot of Mirror's Edge will not be turned into a shooter, but will be more action-adventure.


"But it's so cool to grab a gun off a guard and shoot them with it. I really did think the way ..."

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