This June, gamers worldwide came together to enjoy the gaming world’s biggest game convention: The E3.
E3 is an annual convention where some of the best games from the best game developers worldwide are announced — and like any other year, E3 2016 came out with a strong line-up of games that would get any gamer excited!
If you didn’t catch the game announcements in E3, and don’t have much time to go over each and every conference in the expo, here’s our top list of games from E3 2016:
10. Destiny: Rise of Iron
The Destiny universe is getting an upgrade! Released in 2014, the new expansion of the destiny series will feature an all new cinematic story campaign set within The Plaguelands, a brand new location on Earth along with new weapons, armor, gear along and a six-player cooperative raid. According to the trailer released by Bungie, the expansion is set to release on September 20 this year for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
9. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
Set for release on 2017, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age in this year’s E3. FFXII: The Zodiac Age is an HD remastered version of FF XII, which was released in 2006.
According to reports, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will include the Zodiac job system, which was previously not available in the western release of the game. The game will also have newly remastered character models and cutscenes, as well as new soundtracks.
8. Quake: Champions
90’s gamers will definitely be familiar with Quake, the 1996 First-person multiplayer shooter game that was so similar to the classic DOOM and Wolfenstein game.
This time, Bethesda Games (The developer that brought us Fallout 4) is reviving the franchise with Quake: Champions. Quake Champions features a roster of unique characters, each with their own distinctive abilities, giving every player a chance to play to their strengths
7. Mass Effect: Andromeda
A lot of rumors have gone around Mass Effect: Andromeda and Bioware. But It’s up on this list because of the uncertainty of the game’s future. With tension rising in Bioware’s studio, there might just be a sudden breakthrough to the game that has yet to be found. And as a part of the critically-acclaimed Mass Effect series, there’s bound to be potential in the game.
6. God of War
Die-hard God of War fans will have something to in the near future, because the original God of War game is getting a reboot for the PS4!
According to reports, the new God of War is geared towards a different direction from the previous games of the series. The new reboot will be focusing on Norse mythology, unlike the Roman Mythology that the original game focused on. Also, Kratos has a son in the new game, adding some depth and humanity to the character.
5. Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom
One of the best-known anime series of the generation is getting a game! And it’s coming out in the west! Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom already made its Japanese release early this year, and Koei Tecmo recently announced that the game is coming out in Europe and America on august. According to reports, the game will cover key events from the first season of the anime.
4. Gravity Rush 2
Gravity Rush was perhaps one of the best originals for Sony’s PS Vita Console. It’s fresh gameplay, female protagonist character, and breath-taking storyline is what gave the first game a fresh new look, despite the small screen. This time, The Vita original is making its way to the ps4, giving the game a lot more to work with; and with the advantage of having a bigger screen, this is definitely one game to look out for.
3. South Park: The Fractured But Whole
As a follow-up to the first South Park game (The stick of truth), South Park: The Fractured But Whole has now got a release date (December 6,2016). First revealed at E3 2015, the sequel game will have new combat features, three classes, and your character’s tragic backstory. If you enjoyed the first game, you’d probably enjoy this too.
The folks at Bethesda softworks unveiled a game that never saw light after being announced in E3 2011. But just like they predicted, the franchise wasn’t going to be shelved forever. And in this year’s E3, the unveiled a new Prey game.
According to reports, the new Prey is a complete overhaul from the cancelled Prey 2 game and has no semblance from it. They also said the game won’t be an open-world, but would play out similarly to Dishonored.
1. Just Dance 2017
More dance action is coming out this 2017 as Ubisoft announced Just Dance 2017 in this year’s E3! Ubisoft’s best-selling music-game franchise is coming this October – and this time, they’re hitting more consoles then ever before.
In addition to the standard PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U, it’s launching digitally on PC for the first time ever, and is officially confirmed for Nintendo’s NX system.