E3 2018 Recap


This year’s E3 was full of surprises, exclusives and lots of game-play! E3  features all the hottest upcoming games across all gaming platforms and consoles. E3 2018 took place from June 12-14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.


I got to attend the Xbox screening party at the NYC Microsoft flagship store, where we watched the full XBOX E3 conference. I covered the event with my friends over at The Nerd Blast!

Check out our XBOX E3 2018 recap

Microsoft came strong promising 50 game announcements, with 15 XBOX/Windows exclusives. They also announced 5 studios being brought under the Microsoft wing.

Highlights from Microsoft XBOX presentation:

maxresdefault-21Cyberpunk 2077
Halo Infinite
Devil May Cry 5

Dying Light 2
Gears of War 5
Forza Horizon 4
The Division 2
Jump Force
Fallout 76
Ori and the Will of the Wasps
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Crackdown 3
Metro Exodus
Kingdom Hearts 3


PlayStation E3 Showcase

I also attended the Sony screening at Regal where attendees received some cool giveaways including pins and posters. We got to watch the live PlayStation showcase on the big screen. 


Missed Sony’s E3 presentation? We got you covered with some of our favorite highlights coming for the PS4.

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Check out my recap of the Sony E3 Showcase with Mufsin from The Nerd Blast!

Sony started off their conference immersing their guests into an actual full on experience of sets inspired by games. The first set was inspired by the trailer shown for The Last of Us 2.
Highlights from SONY PlayStation presentation:
The Last Of Us 2
Ghost Of Tsushima
Resident Evil 2 (remake)
Death Stranding
Kingdom Hearts 3
Destiny 2: Forsaken Expansion
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
Nioh 2
Trevor Saves the World

Nintendo E3 Showcase:

Nintendo started off with a look at a new game called Daemon X Machina.
Highlights from Nintendo presentation:
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Super Mario Party
Let’s Go Pikachu/ Eevee
Mario Tennis Aces
Overcooked 2
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Daemon X Machina
Hollow Knight
Killer Queen Black
Dragon Ball Fighter Z (port)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC
Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion

EA E3 Games:

Battlefield V

NBA Live 19
Madden NFL 19
Unravel 2
Sea of Solitude
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order

Bethesda E3 Games:

Rage 2
Elder Scrolls Legends
DOOM Eternal
Quake Champions
Wolfenstein: Youngblood
Fallout 76
Elder Scrolls VI

Ubisoft E3 Games:

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Beyond Good and Evil 2
Just Dance 2019
The Division 2
Skull and Bones
Trials Rising
The Crew 2
Starlink: Battle for Atlas
Mario + Rabbids DLC: Donkey Kong Adventure

Square Enix E3 Games:

Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Final Fantasy XIV: Ivalice Expansion
Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter World Crossover Event
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit
Dragon Quest XI
Babylons’ Fall
Just Cause 4
Kingdon Hearts 3
The Quiet Man

E3 is the world’s premier event for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the US association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies developing and publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the internet. For more information, please visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.

What were some of your favorite moments from this year’s E3?


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