Roundtable: EA & Ubisoft E3 2011

EA and Ubisoft  filled in between Microsoft and Sony. They showed off a few new titles, quite a few sequels, and brought back some old friends from last year’s E3. Follow along with our round table discussion.

Sequels. Why Did it Have to Be Sequels?

Sad thing is, I'd probably play this.

Franchises are a now natural part of the game industry, of this there can certainly be no doubt. No game is released without someone having made the decision that this could be a marketable property with merchandise, possible movie rights and, of course, plenty of sequels, prequels, or re-imaginings.

Roundtable: Nintendo E3 2011

The last of the hardware giants, Nintendo, held their conference Tuesday morning, showing off a slew of games for the 3DS. But perhaps most importantly, they dropped the Wii U bomb, announcing a brand new HD console with a screen built into the controller.

Roundtable: Sony E3 2011

Sony capped off the opening day with the naming of the previously shown “Next Generation Portable”, some news on Uncharted 3, a couple of new titles, as well as some Sony exclusive deals for a few EA titles. And thus begins our second E3 Round Table.

Roundtable: Microsoft E3 2011

Microsoft opened up the pre-E3 conferences, so it’s only fitting they open our round table discussion. Here, various writers will chip in their thoughts, opinions, and highs & lows of the conferences. Let’s get started.