E3 2013 News


Command & Conquer preview: general surprise

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2013 9:30am PDT

While I wasn't outright awed by Command & Conquer, it is clear that the franchise is heading back in the direction of its classic days.


"Why no singleplayer? That's the only reason I play, pretty much."

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EA Sports UFC preview: next-gen tech-downs

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 8:15am PDT

The spectacle of EA Sports' big-budget, next-generation approach to UFC is undeniably appealing.


Wii U price 'is right' thanks to Nintendo Land

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 8:00am PDT

Nintendo argues that the inclusion of Nintendo Land adds enough value to the $349 Wii U to counter the $399 PS4 this holiday.


"I think it is time for some good old game bundling to make a comeback. I still say Microsoft ..."

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The Walking Dead: 400 Days preview: Vince's story

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2013 7:30am PDT

Before the second season of The Walking Dead begins, Telltale is releasing an extra DLC episode.


How Nintendo hopes Wii U will become 'more attractive' to third-parties

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 7:00am PDT

"Third parties want the same thing that we do, which is the install base to grow so they have a larger audience to sell their games to," Nintendo said.


"The WiiU is *ALREADY* outdated. Tell Nintendo to let us know when the WiiU2 is on it's way..."

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PS4 video shows off user interface, multi-tasking, and game downloading

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 6:30am PDT

A new video shows how attractive gamers might use PS4 in the hyper-connected, social world they live in.


"What's a lot more likely is just to introduce controler gyroscopic control of the reticle like ..."

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Nintendo's first free-to-play game coming this fiscal year

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 6:00am PDT

Nintendo plans on releasing its very first free-to-play game before the end of its fiscal year in March 2014.


Ubisoft: Wii U hasn't sold enough to make more exclusives

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 5:15pm PDT

Ubisoft was behind one of the Wii U's most notable exclusives, ZombiU, but CEO Yves Guillemot has said the company won't make more exclusives until more people own the console. However, making games for Wii U has been a valuable learning experience for the fancy second-scree...


"They get points for making some nifty innovations, I'll give them that. In every other way, ..."

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Kojima hopes Metal Gear Solid 5 will come to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 4:00pm PDT

There's an unpleasant but not unexpected hole in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's platform lineup. The open-world stealth 'em up is confirmed to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and... no, no PC. Or not yet, anyway, as series creator Hideo Koji...


"This game is the reason i want a PS4, if they brought it to PC that would be awesome!"

- WootheDave see all 10 comments

Titanfall on PlayStation 'definitely not out of the question'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Titanfall may currently be exclusive to Xbox One and Xbox 360 (and PC, but apparently that doesn't count because we want Microsoft and Sony to fight in a dank basement) but it won't necessarily always be that way. See, according to publisher EA the exclusivity is one of thos...


"well that takes development time and research, just because its there doesn't mean every game is ..."

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Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl coming to 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Developer and publisher Atlus is bringing another of its RPGs over from Japan for your niche playing pleasure--another remake of another of its RPGs, in fact. Jazzing up the original Etrian Odyssey for Nintendo 3DS, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is due this fall...


"Do you ever need to use a secondary group of characters? I played for a while but got bored ..."

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Forza 5 introduces classic F1 cars and IndyCar

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 1:30pm PDT

After four games where modest and respectable cars kept their wheels covered, Turn 10 Studios is throwing decency to the wind in Forza Motorsport 5 and introducing cars who shamelessly show their wheels. It's adding classic Formula 1 cars, IndyCar racers, and other "open whe...


"Luv me some Forza, best car game of all time , day one buy and call of duty ghosts for my Xbox one!"

- finalSpart4n see all 9 comments

Arma dev announces rover 'em up Take On Mars

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Arma developer is bringing us the thrills, chills, and brown rolling hills of Mars in a new sim about exploring the surface of the red planet, it has announced at E3. Take On Mars have you piloting landers and rovers on scientific missions, probably not encountering hostile ...


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How Tom Clancy's The Division lacks classes

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Ubisoft Massive producer Fredrik Rundqvist explains how Tom Clancy's The Division does not confine itself to the traditional class-based roles of an MMO.


"IMO the best model is the Guild Wars model where you just pay once upfront. I hope they go with ..."

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PlayStation 4 looks tiny in this comparison

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 12, 2013 11:30am PDT

PlayStation 4 is incredibly small. It may be hard to tell in photos, but the hardware is tiny.


"Like 200some cubic inches. I'd have to stick it in a beaker of water again to get an exact ..."

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