It’s time again for the most pointless kudos in all of games media: our annual E3 Non-Award Awards.
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Editor’s Pick Many companies held back original properties for the next generation of consoles — and are now showing them off.
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z brings unexpected humor and a hand-drawn art style to the slash-happy franchise.
We collect our community’s best E3 stories.
Triple-A games weren’t the only ones who had sequels at E3. A few prominent indie game developers also had something to show off. And so far, their games are looking pretty good.
GamesBeat spoke with Koichi Hayashida and Yoshiaki Koizumi at E3 to find out how Nintendo keeps its legendary mascot feel fresh and exciting from one Mario game to the next.
E3 2013 is in the books, so now it’s time to sit back and evaluate the loot developers and publishers handed us.
This year’s E3 featured a multitude of titles with nonlinear gameplay in sprawling environments. Here are pretty much all of them.
EA Sports’ new Ignite engine aims to provide a versatile foundation for blockbuster franchises like FIFA soccer and Madden football.
Neither E3 attendees nor video game characters enjoy walking everywhere. Here are some alternatives that were on display at the trade show.
An intern who did not attend E3 looks at pictures from the event. He has some questions.
After all, it’s not every day a major game company — especially a Japanese one — publicly apologizes for releasing a subpar product. But it’s even less common for that company to then spend millions more rebuilding that years-old title for a second shot at success.
Editor’s Pick Our E3 2013 Game of the Show may not be that surprising, but our overall top three is. They’re all from the same genre.
Here are five from last week’s E3 you’ll want to keep an eye on.
GamesBeat got a sneak peek of The Witcher 3’s giant open world and monster-slaying during this year’s E3.
Virtual reality might well make a comeback in games, based on the reception for Oculus VR.
The newest Wolfenstein is exploring new territory for the series: story and character development like you’ve never seen.
Will Microsoft Studios’ new Killer Instinct recapture the gameplay that immortalized the fighting series?
Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall is sure to be one of the hottest titles coming out of the 2013 E3 trade show.
The first-person shooter gives you control of a trained German shepherd that operates like a remote-controlled drone, but it’s also your companion.
The eyes-on demo is impressive from a visual sense, but it should offer more than just a massively multiplayer first-person shooter experience.
Tired of hearing about all those new games from the show? Check out these old ones.
The chief financial officer of Nexon saw very little that would impact the future of the game industry at E3.
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Dead Rising 3 is going next-gen. What’s changing for the zombie-slaying series?
Publicity from a flap with the E3 show organizers helped Ouya get noticed.
Nintendo’s biggest casual franchise could go free with microtransactions in the future.
Producer Brian Lindley tells us how the secret Battlefield-like game got off the ground.
Karl Magnus-Troedsson pulls back the curtain on EA DICE’s big games at E3.
Guest Post This year’s E3 will be the last time we see record attendance at the conference and that over the next five years, E3 will struggle to stay relevant in an increasingly global mobile/tablet gaming world.
Retro Studios is known for its stellar work on the Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong games. It’s also based in Austin, Texas. So naturally, we asked Retro president Michael Kelbaugh what its favorite BBQ place is.
If you see a car do a wheelie in Gran Turismo 6, that’s based on the creator’s own experience driving a car.
Yves Guillemot says common engines, new IP, and innovation in gameplay will drive next-generation growth.
Social media reports showed that gamers were tweeting more about used games than big E3 titles.
Eve-VR, a space-combat game that uses the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset, is a promising side project for CCP Games.
EA’s chief operating officer tells us where he has made his bets.
The chief of Wargaming.net moves into consoles with World of Tanks for the Xbox 360.
Sony’s one-two punch at E3 means Microsoft will have to change its ways.
Katsuya Eguchi never played Zynga’s popular casual game.