E3 2014 Show Notes Rundown
These are notes from Mr. Mike and my opinions of the Press Conferences on what was shown and some thoughts I have written down. Please note I have typed this up quickly during the events so NO Editing was done on Names or Grammar… So Yes I Know but here is a quick insight before My E3 Podcasts Come Out. ENJOY!
Microsoft Press Conference:
· Phil Spencer starts off the show with love and thanks
· call of duty advanced warfare
· Looks impressive with tech
· Exclusives for dlc first on xbox
· talked about forza motorsport 5 addon free to download new track now & forza horizon 2 coming sept 30th
· Evolve from 2K
· Assassins creed unity with 4 player coop
· dragon age inquisition - bio ware
· sunset overdrive has an 8 player coop Oct 28th x1 exclusive- insomniac games
· deadrising 3 arcade remix available now exclusively on x1
· Disney fantasia music evolved from hermonix
· dance central spotlight
· fable legends a role playing game by lionhead studios
· project spark for xbox & pc also has conkor in it
· ori by moon entertainment sad looking game xbox exclusive
· halo masterchief collection 1,2,3,&4 :Nov 11th xboxone plus all halo multiplayer the way it was 10 years ago! Halo 2 also getting the aniverery treatment! Over 100 multiplayer maps all of them!
· Preorder to get halo guardians beta!
· inside - incredible studios a 2015 game
Aztec - team colorblind
Knights quad - chainsawesome games
Plague Inc evolved - ndemic creations
White night - osome studio
Earthlock - snow castle games
Cup head - studiomdhr
Lifeless planet - stage2 studios
Slashdash - nevernaut games
Fruit - through games: plus many more!
· rise of the Tombraider 1st look trailer
· the Witcher 3 wildhunt
· phantom dust x1 exclusive
· Tom clancy's the division 2015
· scalebound a new IP
· Crackdown for XboxOne from platinum games
EA Press Conference: like showing double showings & CEO Andrew Wilson looks like a bond villain
· Opens with a Starwars battlefront glimpse coming in 2015 from Dice
· DragonAge Inquisition from bioware
· Sims 4 – shows off making their unique personalities, looks more interactive than ever.
· UFC with bruce lee shown off – not caring too much about the control scheme- out June 17th soon
· NHL 15 announced – talked about more physics for a Next Gen Look
· Criterion games shows a very early multi racing game with vehicles, helicopters, atvs, & more!
· PGA Tour using the Frostbite3 engine – with battleships spring 2015
· Madden NFL 15 – with better defense looks and controls
· Dawngate – a moba game experience for pc (MOBA Meaning: A multi user online battle arena)
· MirrorsEdge2 – more building running and jumping – faith is back..
· FIFA 15 – more soccer Feel the game
· Battlefield Hardline – Cops vs. Criminals game, showed off the multiplayer beta out today PC & PS4
· Closed the show showing off the beta with 64 PS4s nothing really special to me in the show..
Ubisoft Press Conference:
· FarCry 4 shown 1st the game looks sweeeet! Nov 18th
· OH Looks Whos Back Aisha Tyler Looking sexier than ever 3 times fool!!
· Just Dance 2015 and just dance now for your smart device that runs on your tv & a weird group of people started dancing on stage
· Tom Clancy’s The Division
· The Crew – a coast to coast next gen driving game without loads coming Nov11th
· Assassins Creed Unity oct 28th 2014 – still a follow, climb, & kill game
· Shape Up – a fun way/game to workout and have fun doing so, has a fun vs. mode exclusive to XboxOne
· Valiant Hearts The Great War – using the Rayman Engine and framework
· RainbowSix/Siege – pretty wow cops vs. robbers game, with great multiplayer
Sony Press Conference: Sony had problems with their mics LoL!
· Sony Opens with Destiny Trailer – play it 1st on PlayStation on july 17th for the beta
· White PS4 coming with Destiny, coming Sept 9th 2014
· The Order 1886
· Entwined – a unique colorful world much like games as flow & flower $9.99 available now & PS3
& Vita to come
· Infamous First Light Coming in August
· LittleBigPlanet 3 on PS4 – more depth, very colorful graphics, new characters like snuggle & swoop – coming in November
· Bloodborne – by from software – pretty freaky world and great eerie graphics – coming 2015
· FarCry4 – looking great like always & co-op play available November, play with friends even if they don’t own the game?!
· Dead Island2 – a zombie game
· Diablo3 reaper of souls – some dead island themed characters
· Battlefield hardline available on PS4 Consoles 1st via beta
· Disney Infinity for playstation platforms 1st
· Magicka 2
· Grim Fandango – by doublefine for PS4 & PSVita remastered
· Broforce PS4 & Vita, TitanSouls PS4&Vita, Not A Hero PS4&Vita, Hotline Miami 2 PS4,Ps3&Vita, The T.A.L.O.S Principle PS4
· Let It Die From Suda51 exclusive to PS4 in 2015
· ABZU - Giant Squid the studio made Journey
· No Mans Sky – from Hello Games
· Talked about choice on PS4 with their stupid PS4 Camera then talked about Project Morpheus, then introduced shawn Layden as the New CEO of Sony and he talked graphs & statistics on how much people were connected to PSN, announced YouTube Support for Direct Uploads from gameplay etc. & of course on twitch & Ustream, more than 25 Free to Play Games coming to PSN then showed them off ( my opinion we’ll see…)
· Playstation Now US & Canada Open Beta on PS4 on July 31st, then on PS3/Vita later, Sony wants to bring PSNow to select Sony TVs
· New PSVita Games Coming: Tales of Hearts by Namco, Child of Light By Ubisoft, Tales from the Borderlands by Telltale/Gearbox, Minecraft the full console experience
· Playstation TV or PSVitaTV Announced for US, $99 price, a bundle for $139 (PSTV, dualshock3 , 8GB memory card, hdmi cable, & a digital voucher for Lego the movie game)
· Mortal Kombat X – looks simply horrifically amazing
· Announced Sony bringing exclusive show content to the PS4 like Xbox is doing, they announced Powers a comic turned animated show, all PSN users will get the 1st episode to watch Free & PSPlus Users all episodes FREE!!
· Ratchet & Clank the movie! Coming to theaters in 2015! Not a game but fun..
· The Last Of Us Remastered! For PS4 from NaughtyDog July/29/2014
· Metal Gear Solid 5 the Phantom Pain – showed off a new trailer
· GTA 5 Next Gen Announced!! Coming in Fall 2014! – can pass online character & progress from x360 or ps3 to PS4..
· Batman Arkham Knight – showing off the amazing look of a giant gothem, bat gliding, and the bat curser which seems bit cheesy but cool, plus a scarecrow bonus mission
· Uncharted 4 A Thiefs End coming 2015
Nintendo Direct Online Conference: Opened the show with a clay animated start making fun of themselves. Then a fight sequence between Awata & REGGIE for smash bros. Then they tried to do funny clay animation skits but failed!
· Super Smash Bros. introducing Mii Fighters for 3DS/WiiU, looks impressive what they are doing for both versions, and the 1st smash bros. on a handheld sys, 3ds Oct,3,2014 & WiiU Holiday 2014
· amiibo, a new toys to life figures, which like skylanders & infinity use the wii u tablet which the figure can transfer data to and from the game. Being used un smashbros., mariokart8, and more to come..
· announced Yoshi’s wooly world, coming 2015!, same concepts like kirby’s epic yarn but with more depth, the game has no time limits where you can explore anything, and has 2 player co-op
· Captain Toad Treasure Tracker, coming holiday 2014, this game feels like a Mario galaxy vide
· The Legend of Zelda, 2015, with a new open world look in a next gen space
· Polkemon Omega Ruby/Sapphire, Nov,21,2014
· Bayonetta 2, coming with Bayonetta, Oct 2014
· HyruleWarriors, another Zelda title with massive boss battles with many dynasty warriors aspects Sept,26,2014
· Kirby and the rainbow curse, coming 2015
· Xenoblade Chronicles, coming 2015
· MarioMaker, make your own Mario game in 2d or 3d modes sweeeet!, coming 2015
· Splatoon, 8 player 4vs.4 multiplayer game like paintball…. Play as a human or a squid, while as a squid you can swim through your own ink but not other players ink. This game concept seems familiar like its been done already, but the nuclear ink bomb looked cool
· Ended the show with a Lady Palitina character announcement for smash bros.
Note: E3 Podcasts To Come Soon!