Battlefield of the Titans

Battlefield of the Titans: E3 2015 – Day One

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The first day of Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015 has come to an end. The showdown between the players has resulted in several gains, but now with casualties. Huge bombs were dropped on fans. Future battles for game developers and publishers were announced. Let’s take a look at major events of E3 by the end of Day One. There is already too much hype building up for day 2 of Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015.

PC Game Show

This was the first ever PC game show for E3. Here’s the major news for PC gamers:

  • A new expansion for Pillars of Eternity: The White March is coming soon
  • News on Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns
  • Rising Storm 2: Vietnam announced by Tripwire Interactive
  • Killer Instinct will now be available on PC, including cross-play with Xbox One
  • Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will also be available on PC
  • Yet another game, No Man’s Sky, is coming to PC
  • Planet Coaster by Frontier Developments was announced
  • Indie game company, Splash Damage, now owns its first property in the game Dirty Bomb

Other than the PC Game Show, seven major companies to present their offers to the video game industry were as follows:

Video Game Industry

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News from the Battlefield

The big players competed for games, tech, and fame. Some gained even higher popularity, others not so much. Take a look at the major highlights:

  • Bethesda announced a newer, upgraded version of their game-tech Pip Boy
  • Sony divulged information about Project Morpheus and Sony Waffle
  • Microsoft revealed that all Xbox 360 games will now be available on Xbox One
  • Microsoft also unveiled the Xbox One Wireless Elite Controller
  • Microsoft initiated an Early Access program
  • Xbox is working with Valve to make Windows 10 a supreme platform for VR
  • Minecraft can now be played through HoloLens

The Three Winners

Out of the great pool of games that were announced, we have picked three for the best design, graphics, animation, and of course, game play.

Fallout 4

Fallout 4

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  • The game is due for release on November 10, 2015
  • Close to real-life character and base building, with wide options for customization
  • Includes volumetric lighting
  • Highly detailed graphics, animations, interactivity
  • Players can interact with almost all objects
  • Almost all items found in the game can be used in ‘crafting’

The Last Guardian

The Last Guardian

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  • The game will be released in 2016
  • It is a sequel to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus
  • The game world is designed as beautiful, ancient and misty ruins
  • The creature, player’s partner in game, is made to look real – feathers move with the wind
  • Real-life graphic details and animations
  • The game has its hallmark challenging puzzles

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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  • The game is confirmed for release in 2016
  • It should be enough to say that one can hardly tell if it is an actual movie when the trailer begins
  • Intricately designed characters, objects, and the world
  • Highly interactive design
  • Small details, like spider webs and plants, are designed to appear absolutely real
  • Highly detailed graphics and animations

This is what E3 has to offer so far to the world of video games, graphics, animations, and illustrations. We are sure the presented work has inspired others, and it has most certainly presented future possibilities in the video game industry. Come back tomorrow for more updates on what this mega event has in store for us.

Meanwhile, let us know which games you find best.

GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Star Wars
  2. Star Wars: Battlefront
  3. Star Wars: The Old Republic
  4. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes
  5. Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst
  6. Mass Effect Andromeda
  7. Need for Speed reboot
  8. Unravel
  9. South Park: The Fractured but Whole
  10. For Honor
  11. The Crew: Wild Run
  12. Trials Fusion: Awesome Level Max
  13. The Division
  14. Anno 2205
  15. Just Dance
  16. Rainbow Six Siege
  17. Trackmania Turbo
  18. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  19. Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
  20. The Last Guardian
  21. Horizon: Zero Dawn
  22. Street Fighter V
  23. No Man’s Sky
  24. Dreams – Media Molecule
  25. Firewatch
  26. Dreams
  27. Final Fantasy 7
  28. Shemue 3
  29. Batman: Arkham Knight
  30. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  31. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  32. Muppet Madness
  33. Star Fox Zero
  34. Super Mario Maker
  35. Skylanders Superchargers
  36. Hyrule Warriors Legends
  37. The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes
  38. Just Cause 3
  39. Nier
  40. Kingdom Hearts 3 and Unchained
  41. Hitman
  42. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  43. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness
  44. Project Setsuna
  45. Fallout 4
  46. Fallout Shelter
  47. Doom
  48. Battlecry
  49. Dishonored 2
  50. Dishonored: Definitive Edition
  51. Elder Scrolls: Legends
  52. Elder Scrolls Online
  53. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2
  54. NHL 16
  55. Madden 16
  56. FIFA 16
  57. Halo 5: Guardians
  58. Recore
  59. Forza 6
  60. Dark Souls 3
  61. Gigantic
  62. Tacoma
  63. Ashen
  64. DayZ
  65. Elite: Dangerous
  66. Ion
  67. Sea of Thieves
  68. Fable Legends
  69. Gears 4
  70. Gears of War Ultimate Edition

Mehreen is a social media buff and design blogger, who keeps a keen eye on graphic design trends. She has a passion for experimenting with design ideas, and wouldn’t mind if it means going out of her way to find them in Timbuktu. Follow her on twitter for daily inspirations and findings.

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