E3 2014 Event Summary

E3 Summary

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Last year having been almost totally overtaken by new console hardware, this is the first E3 of the new generation to focus entirely on games with only a nod given to some new hardware. The showings were strong strong and varied from all camps and there’s a lot to break down. With that being said, let’s dive in.

  • Microsoft reminded us why we love them.
  • EA reminded us that they make sports games.
  • Ubisoft brought their triple A game.
  • Sony couldn’t decided what to show, so they showed everything.
  • Nintendo… something-something ZELDA!!!
  • In the world of press conference spectacle there are no winners or losers, but I pick ’em anyway.

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EA @ E3 2014

Electronic Arts

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EA was the first developer to take to the stage with a lead-in mini dev diary from the team at Dice (currently working on Star Wars Battlefront). Andrew Wilson (EA’s CEO) then started out with a speech that basically boiled down to ‘thank you for not voting us worst company in the world again’ before handing it off to Aaryn Flynn (Studio General Manager) to show off Dragon Age Inquisition.

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