Posts Tagged E3 2012


Wii U’s social ‘MiiVerse’ detailed

Nintendo has used its E3 2012 press event to demonstrate the ‘MiiVerse’, a the Wii U’s answer to PlayStation Home or the Xbox Live friends list.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3 is a Wii U launch title

Mass Effect 3 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 are heading up the third-party support for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition announced for Wii U

Warner Bros has announced that Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition is coming to Wii U.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

New Super Mario Bros. U announced for Wii U – first screens

At Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference, Nintendo of America head-honcho Reggie Fils-Aime announced that the Wii U will be getting a new Mario game.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U to offer Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Video

Nintendo has revealed that the Wii U will support all sorts of video and TV streaming technology.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U supports two gamepads

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has confirmed that the Wii U will support two gamepads, and not just one.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Nintendo announce Pikmin 3 for Wii U

Shigeru Miyamoto took to the stage at Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference today to announce a new entry into the Pikmin series.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Unfinished Swan E3 2012 trailer [Video]

Have you seen any footage of Sony Santa Monica’s The Unfinished Swan?

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tokyo Jungle continues to look insane

Sony has released some new screenshots from forthcoming animal-‘em-up Tokyo Jungle.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Last of Us E3 2012 gameplay [Video]

Fancy seeing seven minutes of straight gameplay footage from Naughty Dog’s forthcoming survival-based action-adventure title, The Last of Us?

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Watch Dogs E3 2012 gameplay [Video]

This is the ten minutes of Watch Dogs gameplay shown off by Ubisoft during its E3 2012 press event.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

First batch of screens for Quantic Dream’s Beyond, due Q4 this year

Sony has released the first batch of screens for Beyond: Two Souls, the new game from Heavy Rain creators Quantic Dream.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Sony E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

New game announcements were the feature of Sony’s press conference, the biggest of which was Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream’s Beyond. 

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Sony attempts to “reinvent storybooks” with JK Rowling

Sony has announced Wonderbook, an augmented reality system that uses the PlayStation 3 and the PS Eye in an attempt to “reinvent storybooks” – with the assistance of Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

God of War: Ascension gets angry in March [Video]

Sony has revealed a release date for the latest in the God of War series.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 and Call of Duty detailed for PS Vita

Unsurprisingly enough, Sony has dedicated a fair bit of its E3 2012 press conference to new Vita titles.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3 has four-player co-op, PS3 users getting exclusive DLC

Ubisoft today announced that Far Cry 3 will include four-player co-op.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Exclusive DLC, hardware bundle for Assassin’s Creed 3 PS3

Assassin’s Creed 3 will be getting a hardware bundle on PS3, along with some exclusive DLC.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

PSOne classics, Google Plus and Crackle coming to PS Vita

PSOne classics, Google Plus and Crackle are all coming to the PS Vita, Sony announced today at their E3 2012 press conference.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

12 free games added to PS Plus

At their E3 2012 press conference, Sony today announced that they plan to make a lot more games available “for free” to PlayStation Plus users.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Two new Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale characters revealed

Sony has used its E3 2012 press event to unveil two new characters for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale; Nathan Drake from the Uncharted series and (perhaps more surprisingly), the Big Daddy/Little Sister combo from Bioshock.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Heavy Rain dev announces new game ‘Beyond’, stars Ellen Page

Update:
First batch of Beyond: Two Souls screens released.
Original Story:
Sony kicked off their E3 2012 press conference with the announcement of a new game from Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 6

Ubisoft E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

True to form Ubisoft’s E3 2012 press conference was as bizarre as we’ve come to expect from the outlandish publisher, kicking off with a horribly-tacky show and dance number from Flo Rida to promote Just Dance 4 and ending with a fantastic live gameplay demo of new IP Watch Dogs.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Ubisoft unveils Watch Dogs, looks incredible in first screens

Update:
Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch Dogs will be available on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Ubisoft shows off ShootMania Storm

Ubisoft showed off moddable FPS ShootMania Storm in spectacular fashion during their E3 conference.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 6

Trials Evolution: Over 85,000 created levels

Ubisoft were in a boastful mood at their E3 2012 press conference today, particularly when it came to the excellent Trials Evolution.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 has cliff climbing, wolf shooting and musket death

Ubisoft has demonstrated an extended section of Assassin’s Creed 3 at its E3 2012 press event, featuring a whole host of activities.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Killer Freaks from Outer Space becomes ZombiU

Ubisoft’s Wii U title Killer Freaks from Outer Space has been reworked into the grim-looking ZombiU.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3 features boobs, hallucinations, jungles

Ubisoft has opened their E3 press conference by showing off Far Cry 3 and – in true high-brow fashion – the very first image from the new footage is of bare breasts, which just happen to be attached to a lady who’s gyrating on top of the protagonist (see trailer below).

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

More characters revealed for Avengers: The Battle for Earth

Ubisoft has showed off a CG trailer for the forthcoming Wii U and Kinect title Avengers: The Battle for Earth which reveals a few more of the Marvel characters that’ll feature in the game.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off