The best announcements from E3 2018
E3 conference season is officially coming to a close. After a weekend of surprising reveals, great gameplay reels, and packed showcases, the games that we will be playing over the next few years are finally out there for all to see.
There were hundreds of games revealed during each of the E3 press conferences, but a select few titles have caught the attention of the masses more than others. These games are just some of the many amazing titles that were announced at a spectacular E3 that we can't wait to get our hands on.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Nintendo's presentation was dominated by the biggest Smash Bros. game in the series history. Every character from every past game will be making a return alongside a host of new gameplay changes and modes in a game that is sure to delight Nintendo fans everywhere. It comes out Dec. 7.
Microsoft ended its E3 presentation by showing off CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077, a highly anticipated game from the makers of the Witcher series. On first glance, it looks like a sci-fi Grand Theft Auto-style game—but until we see some actual gameplay, it remains mostly a mystery.
If after a few years of a game being revealed you still haven't got the slightest clue of what is going on or what the game will be like, then you are probably looking at a Hideo Kojima title. Death Stranding revealed its first gameplay trailer at this year's E3 and we still don't have a clue when it will be released or what it is.
The Elder Scrolls VI
It might have been just a small teaser trailer but that is all we needed. The next game in the Elder Scrolls series is finally coming and everyone is asking the same question—where is it set?
The Last of Us Part II
Sony opened its show with The Last of Us Part II and a new gameplay trailer. The small segment focused on Ellie's relationship with a mysterious new women before moving into some gruesome gameplay. The game still doesn't have a release date though.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Despite being leaked way before the show, the next game in the Assassin's Creed series takes us to ancient Greece to fight as a Spartan against the Persian antagonists. The playable characters are descendants of the legendary Leonidas, which is pretty cool.
The next title in the Fallout series serves as a prequel to previous titles and is "four times the size" of Fallout 4. It's also a multiplayer game. Taking place in West Virginia, players from around the world will need to group up or fight against one another to tame the wasteland, build bases, and conquer the apocalyptic wasteland left by the Great War.
Kingdom Hearts 3
A lot happened for Kingdom Hearts III at E3 this past weekend with a bunch of new worlds and gameplay shown off. We also finally got a release date for the title—Jan. 29—after the game was shown off during nearly every major console's E3 press conference except Nintendo.
EA finally revealed a lot of Anthem during its press conference. EA showcased more about the games world, the different types of Javelins players can get their hands on, and most importantly, when the game will be released. It'll be coming to PS4, Xbox, and PC in February 2019.
Rapture Rejects, a surprise announcement from the PC Gaming Show, introduced the world to a new kind of battle royale game. Based on the Cyanide & Happiness webcomic, the game offers a top-down 2D perspective on matches that looks both unique and fun.