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Netflix gets its game on at E3 2019 with 'Stranger Things'

Jun 13, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The streaming television powerhouse is looking to expand its original shows into other media, and the idea for a 'Stranger Things' video game occurs after its successful first season, according to Netflix's Chris Lee

NETFLIX AND GAMES. Netflix on June 12 makes its first formal appearance at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo. Photo by Glenn Chapman/AFP

Lone gamers a dying breed as community play thrives

Jun 12, 2019 - 6:23 PM

E3 opens its doors to fans, reflecting trends toward cooperative online play and broadcasting action as a spectator sport

GAMERS. Gaming fans play "Fortnite" at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as E3, in Los Angeles on June 11, 2019. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

The top announcements from Nintendo’s Direct E3 2019 conference

Jun 12, 2019 - 12:55 PM

Among its many announcements, Nintendo says two new 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' fighters are in the roster and confirms a sequel to 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is in the works

'Dragon Quest’s' Hero and Banjo-Kazooie joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster

Jun 12, 2019 - 2:33 AM

The Hero is coming to the 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' sometime in summer while Banjo-Kazooie is expected for fall.

BANJO KAZOOIE. Nintendo brings bear and bird to the big battles of 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.' Screenshot from livestream

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' sequel now in development

Jun 12, 2019 - 12:59 AM

Nintendo teases a potential new enemy for Link to face as development is confirmed on a sequel to the hit game

BEYOND BREATH OF THE WILD. Is this the new big bad of the Legend of Zelda series? Screenshot from Nintendo Direct livestream

WATCH: Tifa makes 1st appearance in newest ‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ trailer

Jun 11, 2019 - 1:49 PM

Tifa shows off one of her old limit breaks from the original game

TIFA LOCKHART. Screenshot from Square Enix

‘Final Fantasy VIII Remastered’ announced

Jun 11, 2019 - 11:56 AM

The game comes out this year

Photo from Square Enix


'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' to get Story Creator mode, Discovery Tours

Jun 11, 2019 - 5:39 AM

Build quests and learn more about ancient Greece in two new modes for 'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey'

LEARN ABOUT ANCIENT GREECE. The Discovery Tour aims to bring ancient Greece to life through the power of video games. Screenshot from Ubisoft press release

The big announcements from Ubisoft's E3 2019 press conference

Jun 11, 2019 - 4:44 AM

Check out Ubisoft's latest announcements for its stable of games at E3!

UBISOFT AT E3. Check out what's in store for Ubisoft's games. Screen shot from livestream

What role does Keanu Reeves play in 'Cyberpunk 2077'?

Jun 10, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Reeves extends his hot streak this year with a video game appearance as legendary fictional rocker Johnny Silverhand

Image from CD Projekt Red


10 top announcements at Bethesda's E3 2019 presentation

Jun 10, 2019 - 12:29 PM

Bethesda shows off new a 'Fallout 76' battle royale mode, new 'Wolfenstein' titles, and 'Doom Eternal'

Image from Bethesda

Microsoft gives glimpse of new Xbox console

Jun 10, 2019 - 8:30 AM

(UPDATED) Xbox head Phil Spencer puls back the curtain on 'Project Scarlett,' the creation of a successor to the Xbox One that will give game makers 'the power they need to bring their creative visions to life'

PROJECT SCARLETT. Microsoft Xbox head and executive vice-president of Gaming at Microsoft Phil Spencer announces the new Xbox Project Scarlett console at their press event ahead of the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles on June 9, 2019. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

What Microsoft announced at its Xbox E3 2019 briefing

Jun 10, 2019 - 4:24 AM

Here's a quick list of the announcements and some of the trailers from Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 briefing

XBOX E3 2019 BRIEFING. Screenshot from livestream

The announcements and trailers at EA Play ahead of E3 2019

Jun 09, 2019 - 2:18 AM

(UPDATED) We get our first glimpse of 'Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order' gameplay, a new 'Apex Legends' season, new 'Battlefield V' details, and a lot more

EA PLAY 2019. Electronic Arts comes out swinging ahead of E3. Screenshot from livestream

8 games we’re excited to see at E3 2019

Jun 08, 2019 - 12:23 PM

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare,' 'Halo: Infinite,' and 'Marvel’s Avengers' are just some of the games we can’t wait to see at the biggest gaming event of the year

WATCH: Sony chief on return of 'Resident Evil 2,' new 'Spider-Man' game

Jun 18, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Shuhei Yoshida discusses some of their big games for the coming year and their mobile game studios, ForwardWorks

SONY CHIEF. Shuhei Yoshida is the president of Sony's Worldwide Studios for Sony Interactive Entertainment.Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


'Ghost of Tsushima,' 'Cyberpunk 2077' may be most visually stunning of E3 2018

Jun 15, 2018 - 10:34 AM

See for yourself and watch their trailers here

TSUSHIMA. Tsushima is an island in Japan that the Mongols were trying to invade in the 1200s. Screenshot from Sony

That Disney charm remains strong in 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:18 AM

The mega-popular Square Enix-Disney mashup is still a charmer

TOY STORY. 'Kingdom Hearts 3'  is set to feature Pixar worlds. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


WATCH: E3 2018's West Hall featuring Sony, Sega, and Nintendo

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:47 PM

It's Spider-man versus Super Mario and the gang at E3 2018!

THE UNDYING. Zombie presence in games remain strong with a new 'Walking Dead' game and the remake of zombie survival horror classic 'Resident Evil 2.' Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


WATCH: E3 2018's South Hall featuring Square Enix, Capcom, Ubisoft booths

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Get a load of what these game makers have in store for fans at E3 2018!

RESIDENT EVIL 2. Capcom's booth was highlighted by the remake of the Playstation classic and a new Megaman game. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


'Xenoblade Chronicles 2' expansion Torna – The Golden Country announced

Jun 13, 2018 - 1:01 AM

The story content pack, called Torna – The Golden Country, tells a story 500 years in the past, setting the events of 'Xenoblade Chronicles 2' in motion

IN PHOTOS: Inside Sony Playstation's E3 presentation

Jun 12, 2018 - 3:38 PM

Get a closer look at the actual event behind Sony's E3 2018 showcase

SONY AT E3. Sony held their Playstation conference at the Los Angeles Center Studios, Monday, June 11, US time. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Recapping Sony's PlayStation Showcase at E3 2018

Jun 12, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Here’s a roundup of the biggest announcements from the Sony Playstation E3 showcase at this year's E3

Resident Evil 2 gets a remake

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:12 AM

The Resident Evil 2 remake is coming on January 25, 2019

New gameplay trailer drops for 'The Last of Us Part II'

Jun 12, 2018 - 9:48 AM

Check out this new gameplay trailer for 'The Last of Us Part II'

Breaking down Bethesda's E3 2018 Showcase

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:51 AM

Check out our rundown of Bethesda's E3 announcements here!

RECLAMATION DAY. Are you ready to take back America? Screenshot from YouTube.

The big announcements from Microsoft's Xbox E3 2018 press conference

Jun 11, 2018 - 8:48 AM

Here’s a quick roundup of key announcements and some additional trailers shown off by Microsoft at its Xbox E3 conference on Monday, June 10 (June 11, Manila time)

XBOX @ E3 2018. Microsoft lets us jump in for an amazing ride. Screenshot from livestream.

4 more fun game trailers from Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference

Jun 11, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Here's a roundup of 4 more trailers from the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing for your viewing pleasure

XBOX E3 2018 BRIEFING. Screenshot from livestream.

Microsoft buys 4 indie studios, forms a fifth studio too

Jun 11, 2018 - 6:02 AM

Undead Labs, Playground Games, Compulsion Games, and Ninja Theory will be joining Microsoft's roster of first-party studios

NEW FIRST-PARTY STUDIOS. Microsoft announces Ninja Theory as a new first-party studio for the company. Screenshot from livestream

'The Division 2' is heading to Washington, D.C.

Jun 11, 2018 - 5:48 AM

'The Division 2' is coming out on March 15, 2019

THE DIVISION 2. The Division 2 arrives in March 2019. Screenshot from YouTube video.

'Forza Horizon 4' is coming on October 2

Jun 11, 2018 - 5:03 AM

'Forza Horizon 4' will be set in Britain, and will come with open world features and dynamic seasons

FORZA HORIZON 4. Screen shot from livestream.

Microsoft announces 'Halo Infinite' with teaser trailer

Jun 11, 2018 - 4:12 AM

Microsoft reveals Halo Infinite in a teaser trailer

HALO INFINITE. A new Halo game is coming. Screenshot from livestream.

20 games we’re excited to see at E3 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 8:59 PM

E3 is here and we’re listing the 20 titles we’re most excited to see at the premiere gaming event of the year

The big announcements at EA Play ahead of E3 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 2:25 AM

Learn more about what Electronic Arts has in store for gamers ahead of E3 at its EA Play press conference

EA PLAY. Electronic Arts' presentation for E3 is gearing up! Screenshot from YouTube stream.

WATCH: New Fallout game, 'Fallout 76,' teaser trailer

May 31, 2018 - 12:06 PM

While details are scant, the trailer gives plenty for prospective vault dwellers to speculate on

FALLOUT 76. What kind of experience will we have as members of Vault 76? Screenshot from YouTube video.

This is the E3 2018 press conference schedule

May 30, 2018 - 7:13 PM

Here's a full schedule of press conference times for this year's E3 at Los Angeles, along with a shareable Manila timezone graphic

E3. E3 2018 promises its own brand of surprises. File photo of E3 2017 by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

New 'Call of Duty' does away with health regen in campaign mode

Jul 04, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Suddenly as a player you cared about what you were doing you cared about not running and gunning in this fast and unrealistic way says Tolga Kart senior development director for Call of Duty: WWII

RETURN TO ROOTS. Call of Duty returns to World War II in newest installment. Developers Mike Mejia and Tolga Kart pose in front of a poster at E3 2017, June 2017. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Dissidia devs on Dead Or Alive DLC: 'That may be in the future'

Jul 04, 2017 - 12:27 PM

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is being co developed by Team Ninja the studio behind Dead Or Alive

HIP DEVS. Cool and casual, Square Enix's Takeo Kujiraoka (left) and Ichiro Hazama (right) are the minds behind Final Fantasy brawler, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, coming out for the PS4 in 2018. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] LOOK: The Microsoft Xbox One X, taken apart at E3

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Microsoft took apart their new console and displayed its components at the games show

SCORPIO UNPACKED. Microsoft showed what's inside their new console, the Xbox One X, at E3 2017 in Los Angeles, USA. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] Video Tour: Nintendo, Sega, and everything else at West Hall

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:30 AM

With huge Nintendo Switch posters and Mario statues all around you definitely know that you were at Nintendo s booth Check out everything we saw there in this video

MARIO LAND. Right next to PlayStation's booth is Nintendo's, covered by massive walls on three sides. The front side is wide open and framed a stage – seen in this photo's background – where Nintendo held game presentations. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] VLOG: The long line minutes before the show opened

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:21 AM

Check out the people lining up for E3 on the show s opening day in our video report here

GAMER HORDE. Each of the 3 days of the show saw huge lines of people, anticipating the 10 am opening.


[E3 2017] Video Tour: PlayStation's E3 showcase

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:46 AM

A huge Spider man on a helicopter statue triple A game developers roaming the floor Gran Turismo racing pods – here s everything we saw at Sony s booth

BEYOND HUMAN. Spider-man and Detroit: Become Human, a game about androids, had the most attention-grabbing booths at Sony's E3 2017 showcase. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


[E3 2017] Interview: Filipino gamers in line at E3

Jun 19, 2017 - 11:30 AM

E3 like host city Los Angeles itself was host to an amazing range of ethnicities Filipinos included We caught up with some of them minutes before the show opened

PINOY E3 FANS. Filipino gamers Justin, Crisbert, Darryl, Jan Robert, and New Yorker Kelvin (far right) chats with Rappler at the line going to E3 on the show's first day, Tuesday, June 13. This year's show marks the first time the public was let in.

[E3 2017] Q&A: Sony chief on Crash Bandicoot, his favorite game, and VR

Jun 19, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Shuhei Yoshida – once the localization producer in Japan for the original Crash Bandicoot games – discusses the return of Crash and also talks about his love for Bloodborne and his thoughts on the future of PlayStation s virtual reality platform

YOSHIDA-SAN. As the head of Sony's Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida oversees all the Sony-owned game development studios, which includes Naughty Dog (Uncharted), Santa Monica Studio (God Of War), Polyphony Digital (Gran Turismo), and Guerrilla Games (Horizon: Zero Dawn, Killzone) to name some. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] WATCH: What we saw at the Ubisoft and Natsume booths

Jun 15, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Newly announced titles are playable at the Ubisoft booth while Natsume showed off a new Harvest Moon game Here s a video tour

UBI. The Ubisoft logo on display at the gaming giant's booth at E3 2017. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] WATCH: E3 opens! Here's what's inside

Jun 14, 2017 - 2:54 PM

Here s a walking tour of our time in the opening day of the 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo

MONSTER HUNTER. A massive statue of a creature from the game 'Monster Hunter' juts out into the crowd. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] Short and sweet Nintendo Spotlight packs 2017 with Switch games

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Nintendo Spotlight also brings exciting news on the development of a Pokemon RPG for the Switch

[E3 2017] Watch: Sony's PlayStation Live press conference

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:16 AM

The livestream for the press conference formally begins at 9:00 am Manila time

PLAYSTATION LIVE. PlayStation Live will be bringing new games and game development updates. Screen shot from YouTube livestream.

[E3 2017] LIVE: Ubisoft's E3 2017 presentation

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:40 AM

Ubisoft s E3 livestream begins at 4 am Tuesday Philippine time

ORIGINS. The next Assassin's game is set in Egypt and will tackle the formation of the Brotherhood and how the first assassins came to be.

[E3 2017] Microsoft's E3 briefing brings the Xbox One X and a ton of games

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:47 AM

Catch Microsoft s E3 press conference and read Rappler s running updates on the event

XBOX AT E3. New games and a more powerful console await. Screen shot from Youtube livestream.