The Electronic Entertainment Expo is just around the corner, and you can expect one of gaming’s biggest publishers to have a lot to show.

Electronic Arts has floor space and a press briefing on June 15, one day before the Los Angeles event starts. We have a pretty good idea of what EA has in store for us, but you can usually count on a surprise or two.

Below, we look at what EA is likely (and not likely) to show at E3:

That would be the catalyst.

Above: That would be the catalyst.

Image Credit: EA

The sure thing

These were already announced, so they should be at E3.

  • Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst. The kind-sorta sequel to the 2008 first-person parkour game just got a new name and teaser site. It’ll definitely be a big part of EA’s E3 presence.
  • Star Wars: Battlefront. This multiplayer shooter is coming out this November, just a month before the new movie. People love Star Wars, and people love shooters. This is a huge game for EA.
  • Need for Speed. The next installment in EA’s racing series is supposed to come out this year, so expect to see plenty of it at the show.
  • Sports. EA has a lot of annual sports franchises, so you can always count on them. They include Madden NFL, FIFA, NHL, and PGA Tour.

Above: Mass Effect 3.

Image Credit: BioWare

The maybe

We won’t act too surprised if we see these games.

  • Mass Effect. We know that BioWare is working on a new Mass Effect, but we haven’t heard too much about it. We might finally get a proper unveiling at E3.
  • Battlefield 5. The Battlefield series has become one of EA’s biggest. However, with Star Wars: Battlefront looming, we might have to wait a bit longer to see Battlefield 5.
  • Plants vs. Zombies. A sequel to the competitive shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is in development. We might see more at E3.

And the “yeah, right!”

Knights of the old Republic.

Above: Knights of the old Republic.

Image Credit: Samir Torres/GamesBeat

Stuff that probably won’t happen but wouldn’t it be cool!

  • Knights of the Old Republic 3. EA owns BioWare and the rights to make Star Wars games. So, many are hoping for a new Knights of the Old Republic. However, BioWare is currently busy with Mass Effect, and EA is likely focusing on promoting Battlefront at this show. KOTOR 3 might come one day, but don’t expect to see it at E3.
  • Skate 4. The Tony Hawk Pro Skater franchise is seeing a revival. Maybe EA will do the same for its skating franchise. However, this is no more than wishful thinking.


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