This week would have E3 week. The week where we see many new game reveals, updates on upcoming games and of course more information about Sony and Microsoft’s next generation of consoles. Of course, with the current global situation, E3 was cancelled. However, all was not lost. Many of the video game studios have opted to head online and deliver their own press conference style videos and live streams as part of the new Summer Games Festival. While it’s not quite the same as previous years, there is still plenty of opportunities to sit down and keep up to date with everything that is going on.
I decided to sit down and have a little look at some of my favourite E3 Week reveals from the past few years.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
I grew up playing a variety of Super Mario games and also the Rabbid games when I was younger with my brother but when I saw that the two worlds would be combined I could only think of what chaos could come from it. The two worlds work perfectly together, the game itself is great fun and I love the turn-based combat aspect of the game.
“You’re breathtaking!” – Keanu Reeves
The Elder Scrolls VI
Over the past few years, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed playing Skyrim and The Elder Scrolls Online on and off and when Bethesda first teased The Elder Scrolls VI I was excited. While there still isn’t much information about the next instalment, hopefully, it won’t be too long before we find out what lies ahead!
Despite the fact, Scalebound was sadly cancelled a few years ago, the reveal for the game actually pretty cool. There was just something about it the grabbed my attention and made me want to know more. Although the game is no longer being developed I do sometimes wonder how the game would have turned out if it had been released.
Kingdom Hearts III
I never saw the first reveal for Kingdom Hearts III back in twenty-thirteen but I do remember the twenty-fifteen E3 trailer. At this point, I still hadn’t played a Kingdom Hearts game but was still really interested in the franchise as a whole despite not having a PlayStation at the time. The wait was worth it though!
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
I’m probably not alone when I say I thought this trailer was actually all Splatoon related. Oh, how I was surprised when I realised it was actually for Super Smash Bros. I’ve spent a good few hours playing against my brother and loosing against him countless times but overall this is the first Super Smash Bros game I’ve really gotten into.
This is only a small handful of my favourite E3 Week reveals from the past few years. It wasn’t really until twenty-fifteen that I really started to properly follow the various events during the week and also stay up and watch the odd press conference here and there. While things are somewhat different this year, I’m excited to see what happens during the Summer Games Festival.