E3 is over now and all in all I’d say it was a pretty good one. Here’s a quick snapshot of my favourite games that were shown off at E3 2017.
Super Mario Odyssey
Mario and his magic hat return in the latest game in the Italian plumber’s franchise. Many people have commented that it looks like if GTA 4 and Mario were to have a baby, it would be Super Mario Odyssey, and that’s supposed to be a bad thing?
Star Wars Battlefront II
Battlefront 1 was a bit of a miss for me. It looked incredible but there just wasn’t enough content in it to keep people interested. Battlefront II seems to have a lot more content from a first glance so let’s hope that it keeps people hooked for a little longer.
A Way Out
Finally, some original content! Not every game shown at E3 was a sequel of another game, there were a few original games. The pick of these for me was A Way Out. I’m not 100% sure of whether it will work as it is not only an original game but also an original idea. It is a multiplayer split screen game, which I thought we’d left in the past but the purpose behind that is to show the story from two different points of view. While one character is experiencing a cutscene, the other character can walk around and achieve a goal. It’s an interesting concept but from all accounts, you have to play it in co-op mode which I personally find a little frustrating. I’d like to view the whole screen please.
The Evil Within 2
Three months ago I revealed that The Evil Within 2 was in the works (read it here). Strangely it seemed to take a lot of people by surprise when it was announced. It has a lot to live up to but here’s hoping that it can.
Call of Duty: WWII
From all accounts from people who were lucky enough to play it, Call of Duty WWII is back to being Call of Duty at its absolute finest. No longer are players going to be flying around the map like a bunch of idiots, instead it will be all about the actual, realistic feeling warfare that it should have always been about.
One of the unexpected stars of the show at E3 was the new Spider-man game. One of my favourite PlayStation 2 games was Spider-man 2 and this modern day reboot looks as though it takes everything from that classic game and improves on it. The combat looks sharp, the movement looks versatile and the graphics look perfect.