News tagged: E3

Nintendo Won't Hold E3 Press Conference

No traditional press conference will be held by Nintendo at this year's E3, continuing a trend of not holding E3 briefings. The company hasn't held a conference at the event since 2012. Since then, it's been posting Nintendo Direct-like videos and holding livestreams instead.

Nintendo Planning On A 'Big E3'

Nintendo is going to have a big E3 presence this year. According to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, the company intends to highlight multiple games during the event. He didn't go into details about what will be present at E3. Switch and 3DS games will be present.

Fallout 4 VR Experience Will Be At E3 2017

Bethesda is going to bring a playable version of Fallout 4 for VR to the E3 show floor this year. Bethesda's Pete Hines confirmed the upcoming VR version and said that while he doesn't really play virtual reality games, game director Todd Howard has said positive things.

Microsoft Confirms Xbox E3 Briefing Date

Microsoft's briefing at E3 2017 now has a date. It's switched things up this year and will be holding the briefing on Sunday, June 11 rather than on Monday. The event begins at 2 p.m. PT. Project Scorpio is going to be one of the main topics during the event.

Destiny 2 Headed For Fall 2017 Release

Activision Blizzard has confirmed Destiny 2 will be released later this year. It'll be out in the fall of 2017, going against rumors that it wasn't going to arrive until 2018. It follows the original Destiny, which was released in 2014. We may learn about it during E3.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Delayed

Ubisoft has announced another delay for South Park: The Fractured But Whole that could see the game pushed back to 2018. It's now scheduled to be released in the next fiscal year, giving it a release date sometime between April 2017 and March of next year.

E3 Will Be Open To Public This Year

For the first time in its history, E3 is going to be open to the public this year. An announcement from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) says 15,000 tickets will be available to anyone beginning February 13. Each ticket is $250, though early tickets are $150.

EA Skipping E3 2017, Holding Separate Event

Just like in 2016, EA isn't going to hold a press conference at E3 or have a booth. Instead, it'll be holding a separate event relatively close to E3. EA Play 2017 is scheduled to run from June 10 through June 12 at the Hollywood Palladium. Games will be playable at the event.

Nintendo NX May Be At Gamescom

Our first look at the Nintendo NX may come during Gamescom 2016, which takes place next month. Rumors are pointing towards an unveil at Gamescom, especially since the new gaming device wasn't shown at E3 like many had expected. Alternatively, Nintendo could hold its own event.

Alienware Working On A VR Backpack

Virtual reality is slowly becoming a hot topic among companies and many of them are trying to use it as a marketing advantage. At E3 trade show, Alienware has unveiled a virtual reality backpack that is designed to use a VR headset without worrying about wires and other things.