Nintendo Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing Summary

by Adam Pavlacka on June 5, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

During Nintendo's Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing, it presented more information about the WiiU, the gamepad, New Super Mario Bros. U, Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition, Scribblenauts Unlimited, WiiFit U, LEGO City Undercover, Nintendoland, and Luigi's Ghost Mansion.

'New Little King's Story' (PSV) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2012 @ 4:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Featuring a brand new storyline and online functionality, New Little King's Story offers players a royal role playing game with enhanced PlayStation Vita graphics and features.

THQ Sells Off UFC License To EA, Shuts Down Development Studio

by Rainier on June 5, 2012 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

THQ and Zuffa have reached an agreement resulting in Zuffa licensing to Electronic Arts the right to publish videogames based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship brand.

'Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII' (ALL) Now Called 'Dogfight 1942' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2012 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Piloting a wide range of aircraft, players engage in aerial dog fights and dangerous fighter missions across the major theaters of war during WWII, including the intense Battle of Britain, the war in Africa, the Eastern Front and the Pacific island-hopping campaign.

'Persona 4: Arena' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Dual Language Audio

by Rainier on June 5, 2012 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Backed up by an original, hardcore fighting engine from one of the most respected 2D fighting game developers in the industry, Persona 4 Arena represents the biggest, most noteworthy expansion of the esteemed series to date.

Sony Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing Summary

by Adam Pavlacka on June 4, 2012 @ 9:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

During Sony's Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Beyond: Two Souls, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, LittleBigPlanet 2 DLC, Crackle (Sony's movie service), Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, Far Cry 3, Book of Spells, God of War: Ascension and The Last of Us.

'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will expand upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered 12 years ago, featuring new maps, characters, and weapons and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content, as well as new gameplay modes, matchmaking, leader boards, and more.

Capcom's E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Capcom confirmed the next wave of upcoming titles it will be showcasing at the 2012 E3 Expo in Los Angeles such as the  playable debuts for Resident Evil 6 and Lost Planet 3, DLC for DmC Devil May Cry, while Street Fighter X Tekken on Vita will premiere the Cross-Platform Play functionality.

'The Showdown Effect' Will Allow You To Stream Your Matches

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

The Showdown Effect is a 2.5D multiplayer action game in which players will be participating in death-matches to gain glory and fame.

Microsoft Teams up With Virgin Gaming For Xbox Live Tournaments

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Virgin Gaming will be teaming up with Microsoft to launch the new Xbox Live Tournaments service letting Xbox Live Gold subscribers seamlessly browse, enter, play in and track tournaments for their favorite games.

Ubisoft Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing Summary

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 4, 2012 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

During Ubisoft's Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Just Dance 4, Far Cry 3, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Marvel's Avengers: Battle for Earth, Rayman: Legends, Assassin's Creed III and Watch_Dogs.

Electronic Arts Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing Summary

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 4, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

During EA's Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Dead Space 3, Madden, SimCity, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, FIFA, MMA/UFC, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, and Crysis 3.

'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist delivers a gripping modern-day special-ops storyline with a new level of technical innovation and quality.

'XCOM: Enemy Unknown' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

With equal emphasis on deep strategy and intense tactical combat, XCOM: Enemy Unknown places players in control of a secret paramilitary organization called XCOM.

'Transformers: Fall of Cybertron' (ALL) - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron takes fans through the final, darkest hours of the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons as they fight for control of their dying planet, ultimately leading to their storied exodus from home.

'Tomb Raider' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.

'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist' (ALL) - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist delivers a gripping modern-day special-ops story line with a new level of technical innovation and quality.

'The Amazing Spider-Man' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Created as an epilogue story occurring entirely after the events of the movie, The Amazing Spider-Man features the return of free-roaming web-slinging all over the city, as the newly anointed Spider-Man is plunged into an all-new storyline charged with protecting Manhattan from a variety of criminals.

'South Park: The Stick of Truth' (ALL) - Features & Screen

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

South Park: The Stick of Truth is an epic role-playing adventure that allows the user to befriend Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny and explore the quiet little mountain town.

'Sleeping Dogs' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Sleeping Dogs follows the story of detective Wei Shen as he infiltrates one of Hong Kong's notorious Triad crime syndicates. As a newly hired thug within the Triad organization, Wei must do whatever it takes to stay undetected and survive, balancing his moral duty as a cop with the objectives of the assignment.

'Resident Evil 6' (ALL) - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is the most ambitious, immersive and feature rich title of the series to date and promises to be the dramatic horror experience of the year.

'Nike+ Kinect Training' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Get fitter, faster and stronger with Nike+ Kinect Training, a personalized training experience with athletic expertise and inspiration from Nike coupled with Kinect technology. Bring world-class Nike training into the home to help you meet your fitness goals.

'Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Marvel Avengers Battle for Earth is the ultimate super hero brawler set in authentic comic book-style art environments based on the iconic Secret Invasion storyline.

'Madden NFL 13' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Madden NFL 13 provides an immersive and authentic experience that fans have come to expect from the franchise, including all 32 NFL teams and more than 1,700 NFL players.

'LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

In LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, the Dynamic Duo of Batman and Robin join other famous super heroes from the DC Universe including Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern to save Gotham City from destruction at the hands of the notorious villains Lex Luthor and the Joker.

'Halo 4' (X360) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Halo 4 features Master Chief returning to confront his own destiny and facing an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe.

'Gears of War: Judgment' Revealed - Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Gears of War: Judgment takes you back before events of the original Gears of War trilogy to the immediate aftermath of Emergence Day, which is the defining event of the GoW universe. Follow Kilo Squad, led by Damon Baird and Augustus "The Cole Train" Cole, as they fight to save the city of Halvo Bay from an unstoppable enemy.

'Forza Horizon' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Forza Horizon combines Forza authenticity with a festival atmosphere and the freedom of the open road. It offers an immersive pick-up-and-play, open-road racing experience and features realism, diversity and innovation.

'FIFA 13' (ALL) - New Screen

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

FIFA 13 promises to bring revolutionary changes to the game along with the largest and deepest feature set in the history of the franchise.

'Far Cry 3' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

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.

'Fable: The Journey' (X360) - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

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.

'Defiance' (ALL) - New Screen

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

In Defiance players are introduced to a world where humans and aliens live together on a planet ravaged by decades of conflict. The game combines the intense action of a shooter, with the persistence, scale, and customization of an MMO, while its TV counterpart exudes the scope, story, and drama of a classic sci-fi epic.

'Darksiders II' (ALL) - New Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Darksiders II follows the exploits of Death, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game.

Microsoft Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing Summary

by Adam Pavlacka on June 4, 2012 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

During Microsoft's Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Halo 4, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, EA Sports with Kinect support, Gears of War Judgment, Xbox Music, Xbox SmartGlass, Tomb Raider, Resident Evil 6, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Dance Central 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops II and some XBLA games.

Activision's E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Promising "cutting-edge innovation and experiential digital entertainment" Activision will be displaying such titles as Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Skylanders Giants and Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron at the 2012 E3 Expo taking place at the L.A. Convention Center (June 5 — 7, 2012).

Sony Online Entertainment's E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Sony Online announced its E3 product line-up, giving attendancees the chance to be among the first to get hands-on with PlanetSide 2, while also being treated to the latest updates from DC Universe Online, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures and  Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.

Nintendo Reveals New WiiU Console Details

by Rainier on June 4, 2012 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Nintendo released new information about the upcoming Wii U game console, including details about the system’s touch-screen controller, the Wii U GamePad.

Tecmo Koei's E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on May 31, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Tecmo Koei announced its E3 2012 strategy focusing on an in depth look at the next generation of Dead Or Alive combat, Dead Or Alive 5.

Ubisoft Unveils Vague E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on May 23, 2012 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Ubisoft announced that it will kick off the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2012 with an invitation-only press conference at the Los Angeles Theater at 3 p.m. PDT, June 4.

Snail Games USA's E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on May 23, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Snail Games USA will preview five MMOs slated for distribution in North America, most notable its free-to-play MMO Age of Wushu, as well as Black Gold, Penguin Royale, Amber and 5 Street 2, all playable on Alienware PCs provided by Dell.

Majesco Entertainment Announces E3 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on May 9, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012

Majesco announced its 2012 gaming line-up for this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, June 5-7, such as NBA Baller Beats, and Zumba Fitness video game franchise, Majesco Entertainment's presence, located in West Hall Booth #5200, is set to heat up the show floor with innovative and engaging motion-based experiences.