Newbs and pros can all find useful roles in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s multiplayer (preview)

The beta test version of Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier dropped late last week. Offering a taste of what’s coming up in the full edition’s multiplayer mode about a month from now, it has two basic maps and three different character classes (the Scout, the Rifleman, and the Engineer) who each provide gamers of different skill levels with complimentary play styles.

VentureBeat’s most anticipated games of E3 2011 (take our poll)

The E3 video game trade show will draw about 45,000 attendees to the Los Angeles Convention Center next week. We aren’t sure of all of the big titles being announced, but we attended the pre-E3 judge trip a couple of weeks ago as part of the Game Critics Awards group and we have a good idea of what the big games will be.