Nintendo's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing Summary

by Thomas Wilde on June 7, 2011 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

During Nintendo's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing, it unveiled the next Wii platform, the Wii U. Many third-party titles have been confirmed for the Wii U, including Darksiders II as a launch title. Luigi's Mansion 2 is coming to the 3DS, and Smash Bros. will have cross-platform gaming between the 3DS and Wii U.

Sony's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing Summary

by Thomas Wilde on June 7, 2011 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

During Sony's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for BioShock Infinite, Dust 514, NBA 2K11, Resistance 3, Uncharted 3, and the PlayStation Vita, its pricing and its planned lineup (Dynasty Warriors, LittleBigPlanet, Street Fighter X Tekken, etc.).

Ubisoft's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing Summary

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 7, 2011 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

During Ubisoft's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Far Cry 3, Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking, Rayman: Origins, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Trackmania 2.

Electronic Arts' Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing Summary

by Thomas Wilde on June 7, 2011 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

During EA's Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Battlefield 3, FIFA 12, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Mass Effect 3, Madden 2012, Need for Speed: The Run and Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Microsoft Pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing Summary

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 7, 2011 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

During Microsoft's pre-E3 2011 Media Briefing, it revealed that it will ramp up its Kinect support. Just about every upcoming game will have a Kinect feature, including Mass Effect 3, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, and even the previously PC-only indie title, Minecraft.

'Mass Effect 3' (ALL) Gets New Release Date, Kinect Support

by Rainier on June 7, 2011 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Earth is burning. Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the human race. As Commander Shepard, an Alliance Marine, your only hope for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch one final mission to take back the Earth.

'Brothers in Arms Furious 4' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 7, 2011 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Set in World War II, Brothers in Arms Furious 4 is a brutal first person shooter that offers an exciting campaign mode playable with up to four players in co-op, as well as an extensive competitive multiplayer mode.

'Far Cry 3' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2011 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

With Far Cry 3, players step into the shoes of Jason Brody, a man alone at the edge of the world, stranded on a mysterious tropical island.

Summer of Arcade 2011 Lineup Revealed - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Xbox Live is proud to present the fourth annual Summer of Arcade program, delivering blockbuster downloadable games that are fun for everyone. Starting this July, enjoy five consecutive weeks of the season’s most highly anticipated titles, which you can instantly download and play!

'Bastion' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Bastion is an original action role-playing game set in a lush imaginative world, in which players must create and fight for civilization's last refuge as a mysterious narrator marks their every move.

'Fruit Ninja Kinect' (XBLA) Revealed - Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 7:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

YOU are the ninja! Your arms are now blades, and the epic battle against the world's most delicious produce is just beginning.

'Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet' (XBLA) Unveiled - Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

From the mind of renowned artist Michel Gagne comes a captivating adventure set in a unique, rich and insanely twisted world. Blending exploration, intense shooter action, and puzzle-solving with gorgeous artwork, rich storytelling and Hollywood quality presentation, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet draws you into an epic journey full of surprises, danger and wonder.

'Toy Soldiers: Cold War' (XBLA) Revealed - Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Toy Soldiers: Cold War blends intense first-person combat with addictive action strategy, whether you're scrapping solo or jumping into the fray with friends. Battle in campaign, competitive, co-op modes or fight for the highest score in minigames!

'Overstrike' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Combining Insomniac's knack for imaginative weaponry with immersive and witty storytelling, Overstrike is a four-player cooperative action game featuring a team of elite agents called Overstrike 9.

'From Dust' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Project Dust is set in an extreme version of Planet Earth where nature unleashes her power in a much more violent way than what we are used to. Tsunamis, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, volcanic eruptions are what the days are made of for the people of Dust. In this kind of God game, users will play with powers to manipulate the world around them.

Next Generation Portable Now Called PlayStation Vita, Reveals Models, Date, And Price

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) as the official platform name for the next generation portable entertainment system, while also revealing two models and pricing.

'Battlefield 3' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Multiplayer Beta - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines. As the first boots on the ground, players will experience heart-pounding missions across diverse locations including Paris, Tehran and New York.

Xbox 360 To Get Cloud Storage For Game Saves And Live Profile

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Microsoft is making it easier for you to sign into your Xbox Live  account from any console at any time to access your game saves and full profile, including items such as Microsoft Points to make purchases, Achievements and friends.

'FIFA 12' (ALL) To Debut EA Sports Football Club Community Service - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

FIFA 12 is the latest installment in the soccer franchise, adding a slew of new features such as a new impact engine to improve hit detection, a brand new passing system, improved AI, new lighting effects, a more ergonomic menu interface, and presentation matches to emphasize the atmosphere of the game

505 Games' E3 2011 Lineup

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

505 Games revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2011 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 - 9, 2011, such as Blackwater, Grease, Supremacy MMA, Wrecked: Revenge Revisited and a few others...

'Saints Row: The Third' (ALL) - Facts & Features

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on.

'Mass Effect 3' (ALL) - Features & New Screen

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Earth is burning. Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the human race. As Commander Shepard, an Alliance Marine, your only hope for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch one final mission to take back the Earth.

'Batman: Arkham City' (ALL) - Facts & Features

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds.

'Gears of War 3' (X360) Gets Custom Console - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that concludes the current story arc for "Gears of War." With the last human city destroyed and the remaining survivors stranded, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race from the jaws of extinction.

'Forza Motorsport 4' (X360) - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Forza Motorsport 4 will bring together genre-defining, controller-based racing, the power and freedom of Kinect, and content from leading brands like “Top Gear” to create an automotive experience unlike anything before it.

'Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary' (X360) Revealed - Screens

by Judy on June 6, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a remastered version of the original Halo campaign, created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the franchise. The Anniversary edition has a bounty of new features, including cooperative play over Xbox Live, a bundle of multiplayer maps reimagined for Xbox Live, new challenges and a new story.

'Tomb Raider' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Here begins the first adventure for a young and inexperienced Lara Croft in a story which charts the journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.

'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier features cutting-edge technology, prototype high-tech weaponry, state-of-the-art single-player and multiplayer modes, while going beyond the core Ghost Recon franchise and deliver a fresh gameplay experience, with an unparalleled level of quality that will excite long-time fans and newcomers alike.

'Halo 4' (X360) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe.

Microsoft Announces New Titles, Kinect Support For Upcoming Games, New Features

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

At E3 Microsoft announced new game titles from blockbuster franchises like Halo and Gears of War, and unveiled a flood of new Kinect games and hands-free controller support for titles such as Mass Effect 3, Forza, and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

'Fable: The Journey' (X360) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Fable: The Journey, powered by the latest Unreal Engine 3 tech, is poised to take the action-adventure series to new dimensions by fully using the Kinect technology.

Microsoft Adds Voice Control To Bing Search Engine On Xbox 360

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Microsoft kicked off the Electronic Entertainment Expo by solving the challenge of finding the entertainment you want, quickly and easily. The solution: voice search with Bing on Xbox 360.

'Dead Island' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Dead Island is a FPP shooter that combines elements of the survival horror genre and adventure games. The game tells the story of a couple being tossed ashore onto the sandy beaches of a desolate, zombie infested, island.

'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim' (ALL) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ancient evil is awakened. Dragons, long lost to the passages of the Elder Scrolls, have returned to Tamriel. The future of Skyrim, even the Empire itself, hangs in the balance.

Activision's E3 2011 Lineup

by Rainier on June 6, 2011 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2011 - Pre-E3 2011

Activision revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2011 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 - 9, 2011, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, PROTOTYPE 2, Spider-Man: Edge of Time, X-Men Destiny and a slew of others...