Month: June 2017

E3 UBISOFT CONFERENCE 2017 THOUGHTS

That had to be the best UbiSoft conference I have seen. No nonsense, horrible jokes or any cringe. (Except for the Just Dance moment but I can let that pass.)

mario-rabbids

It had a fantastic start with the announcement of Mario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle and the appearance of Miyamoto. Most of us saw the reveal of the game before the conference, but to actually see it on stage and the game play and the huge excitement for it was great. I will be honest when I first heard of this I wasn’t really interested on getting it. I don’t know if I will but I am more intrigued now after seeing it and the graphics was great. It seemed that UbiSoft had a lot of creative control on this game. And it’s coming out soon, August 29th for the Nintendo Switch.

It was nice to see more Assassin’s Creed Origins.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole now scheduled to be released in October.
I wanted to play the Stick of Truth but didn’t get round to it and it was censored in Europe which was off putting.

A nice surprise was a game called Skull and Bones, looks and plays similar to Assassin’s Creed Back Flag. Set in 1721, a 5v5 PVP game coming out fall 2018

The biggest surprise for everyone was Beyond Good and Evil 2, now I can’t say I am excited as I never played the first one but it looked pretty cool, and it’s good to see that everyone is excited for this.

 

 

Advertisements

E3 Xbox One Conference 2017 thoughts

Project Scorpio was announced and it’s official name has been revealed. Xbox One X.

The most powerful console ever and the smallest Xbox that has been released.

The price tag $499, and at show floor people did applaud.

All the games looked gorgeous, a lot of exclusive and first console launch exclusives but nothing that I really excited for and wish I could play or need to buy.

The only time I actually cheered was seeing Assassins Creed Origins trailer and game play footage. I have no idea why; as I have yet to finish Black Flag, even start Unity that I own. It did look good, but I am unsure if I will continue with this series.

I was impressed to see that now Xbox One is now backwards compatibility with the original Xbox games.

A good strong conference overall, and they had a good one last year. I really hope PlayStation can top this, as their conference last year was just ok unlike in 2014/2015 when they had fantastic conference. Yes I am a PlayStation fan if you didn’t know. But I always watch my competition and I was impressed on what Xbox brought to this years E3.

Now I have to patiently wait for PlayStation and Nintendo’s Direct.

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 01.24.52