E3 2013 News


'Playroom' tech demo shows off PS4's PlayStation Eye

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2013 11:00am PDT

It was with interest that we got to see a tech demo of the new PlayStation Eye in action coupled with the new DualShock 4 controller.


"It looks like a fun toy; dunno if its worth getting though. I think kinect and previous motion ..."

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Player choice still matters in InFamous: Second Son

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2013 10:30am PDT

Infamous: Second Son's closed-door E3 demo shows off Delsin Rowe's powers before going into how consequences will still matter in the series.


How Quantum Break mixes TV and games for a new experience

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2013 10:00am PDT

Remedy is taking the next step in their love for pop culture by formally blending their new game, Quantum Break, with a companion TV show.


"Why was it so important for them to have that conversation right then and there in front of that ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 16 comments

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade MMORPG announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 9:30am PDT

A MMORPG set in Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 universe has been announced at E3 for PC, Xbox One and PS4 but, er, it's probably not what you're expecting. WH40K: Eternal Crusade will see the Space Marines, Chaos Space Marines, Orks and Eldar duking it out in a "persisten...


"Yeah. Unless some major publisher is backing this game I think a huge AAA effort like this from ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 31 comments

How Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 attempts to improve upon the original

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2013 9:00am PDT

MercurySteam's Dave Cox, head of development on the game, said the team had three goals when it went in to making the sequel.


"I believe this studio is based in Spain. Not Japan. And the story was great, it was the ..."

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare preview: rooting for more

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 12, 2013 8:30am PDT

Garden Warfare manages to instantly wash away any cynicism surrounding the title with its loving 3D recreations of PvZ's iconic characters. It even manages to be an interesting game in its own right, by successfully translating the strategic gameplay of the original into a t...


"Looks like a mod for Dungeon Defenders. I was skeptical till watching the gameplay, but yeah, ..."

- jeffcox111 see all 12 comments

Pokemon X and Y getting new friend system, tons of tweaks

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2013 8:00am PDT

At a special E3 presentation, Nintendo announced various new features coming to Pokemon X and Y, including a revamped friends system.


"The custom rules and music options definitely seem awesome! Would definitely like to hear the ..."

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Mario Kart 8 preview: a total disregard for gravity

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 12, 2013 7:30am PDT

Nintendo's new Mario Kart for Wii U draws many inspirations from F-Zero. And that's a good thing.


"0wnz, damn post button. Very fun, tight control, feels and looks fantastic."

- skankcore see all 12 comments

Quantic Dream shows off PS4 tech demo The Dark Sorcerer

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 7:22am PDT

Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls developer Quantic Dream has shared the full 12-minute version of its PlayStation 4 tech demo The Dark Sorcerer: A Next Gen Comedy, following a short tease during Sony's pre-E3 conference on Monday. It's an impressive and surprisingly funny sh...


"Have you heard about latency? If any game required gfx calculation done in the cloud it would ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts preview: a more intimate CoD

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2013 7:00am PDT

Hands-on impressions of a quieter, more subtle mission in Call of Duty: Ghosts.


"I dunno. They still have PS+. I take advantage of none of these closed systems."

- AxeMan808 see all 23 comments

Titanfall preview: meching a difference

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 12, 2013 6:30am PDT

On paper, Titanfall doesn't sound particularly innovative or exciting. But Respawn Entertainment's debut game manages to be much more than the sum of its parts.


"At last some newer games that are a bit more speedy. Still kind of slow, but slowly working ..."

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In Watch Dogs multiplayer, your game will get hacked

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2013 6:00am PDT

Watch Dogs senior producer Dominic Guay takes us on an in-depth tour of multiplayer hacking in the game.


"im glad for the opt out option but forcing us to experience it once is cool!"

- w3rktd see all 13 comments

Final Fantasy XV gameplay trailer shows off real-time combat

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 4:11pm PDT

Square Enix has put on a fine display of attractive violence in a combat-oriented gameplay trailer Final Fantasy XV, The Video Game Formerly Known As Final Fantasy XIII Versus. How does the more action-y real-time combat look in a core FF game rather than a spin-off. Well, i...


"yah this looks badass!! I'm interested how the battle system works... looks crazy hectic! "

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 too

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 3:41pm PDT

The many fine improvements of the Wii U's Director's Cut edition of Deus Ex: Human Revolution shall come to other platforms after all, in a reversal of an earlier decision. The reworked edition, which includes revamped boss battles and developer commentary, will be released ...


"Why do you think Deus Ex's ending was better? It was also just kind of a sudden CG cinematic and ..."

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Pac-Man Championship Edition DX getting Plus update with DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Bonkers eat 'em up Pac-Man Championship Edition DX was a wonderful surprise, and so is today's announcement of Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+. Oh, no, it's not a sequel: it's a new patch, released three years after launch to improve the leaderboards and add support for DLC...


"I hope the add multiplayer like in that cocktail version. I can only imagine that'll be the ..."

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