E3 2018

E3 2018

Hello and welcome to TrueTrophies’ coverage of the annual Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3)!

To keep things easy for you, we’ve created a centralized location for all your E3 news, including announcements, trailers, screens, and more! Check back often throughout the conference or follow the #TTE3 tag on Twitter for the latest updates.

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All E3 2018 News

Dragon Quest XI Gameplay Shows Desert Duels and Horse Races

If you're really excited for Dragon Quest XI but you want to see more localised gameplay you should check out the extended gameplay demo from Square Enix's E3 booth, with commentary by the developers.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

Split-Screen Co-op Returns in Warriors Orochi 4

When it appears in October, the game will be bringing along 170 characters, some of which will be new, as well as new magic abilities and the option to join a friend or family member in split screen co-op.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Trials Rising Gameplay Shows New Single Player Tracks

A couple of days after Trials Rising was announced on stage during Ubisoft's E3 presentation, the team took to the PlayStation Live stage to showcase some gameplay from the title.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Chimparty E3 Trailer Shows Familiar Faces Having Fun

Chimparty is one of several PlayLink games announced during E3, and seems to be a Mario Party-style mini-game mash up. We don't know too much about it, but apparently a few notable faces enjoyed it on the E3 show floor.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Arca's Path VR Creators Talk Story and Physics

Arca's Path sees a young girl living on a scrap heap finds a mask that transports her to a magical sci-fi world... as a rolling ball. It's pretty to look at and unusual in concept, and apparently very relaxing too.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Atari Introduces Atari Flashback Classics Volume 3 and Shows Two More Titles

Atari has released a number of screenshots for every one of the games they had at E3, three of which are coming to PlayStation 4.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Vacation Simulator Developers Show You How to Take a Break

Vacation Simulator is the sequel to 2016's Job Simulator. This time the robots want to give humans a way to simulate their old habit of going on a beach trip, but they struggle to wrap their head around the concept...

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Ghost Giant Developer Interview Explores A Spectral Friendship

Ghost Giant was revealed in the run-up to E3 2018 and looks to be an utterly charming VR puzzle adventure in which you play as a giant ghost guardian of a lonely kid in a sleepy town.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Firewall: Zero Hour Creators Discuss Tactical Combat in VR

Announced at PSX 2017, Firewall: Zero Hour is a tactical FPS taking inspiration from Rainbow Six, but with the added immersion and complications of VR. The developers discussed the game in detail at E3.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Shining Resonance Refrain Gameplay Shows What You're Missing in the Demo

SEGA took the opportunity during E3 to release a demo for players to try on PlayStation 4. They then took time out during the third day of the show to play through the demo during a livestream.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Creed: Rise to Glory Developers Discuss Their Cinematic Approach

Creed: Rise to Glory developers Survios talked shop with the PlayStation crew at E3. In the interview they talk about their "phantom melee" mechanic and how it drives an intense and cinematic boxing experience.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Tetris Effect Creator Discusses His Puzzling VR Game

The PlayStation crew sat down with Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the legendary creator of Rez and Lumines, to discuss the upcoming VR project based on the classic puzzle game.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Xbox Mixer Interviews Wargaming.net On World of Tanks: Mercenaries

Take a watch of a quick interview with Lead Game Designer Jeff Gregg and Community Manager RaiBOT01 from Wargaming.net as Xbox Mixer gets to learn more about the upcoming World of Tanks expansion.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Astro Bot Rescue Mission Developer Chats About The VR Adventure

Nicolas Doucet from Japan Studio Asobi! Team sat down on the PlayStation E3 couch to talk about a brand new adventure for The Playroom VR's tiny little robot pals.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Evasion Interview Discusses VR Co-Op, Classes and Combat

Evasion is an upcoming co-op VR sci fi shooter, and the developers took to the PlayStation E3 stage to discuss how the co-op works, discuss some of the classes and the concept of "tethering" to allies and the environment.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Disgaea 1 Complete "Remasterpiece" Arrives on October 12th

Disgaea 1 Complete is the "remasterpiece" of the PlayStation 2 original Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, which has spawned multiple sequels in the years since. We now have a release date and collector's edition details.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion Trailer Maroons Finn and Jake

A new trailer has been released showing the setup for upcoming open world tie-in title, Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion as Finn and Jake awake to find the Ice Kingdom melting and flooding the Land of Ooo.

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 0 comments

Take To The Skies With This ACE COMBAT 7: Skies Unknown Trailer

Following up more details and plenty of screenshots about the game, Japanese publisher Bandai Namco have also released a new trailer for upcoming arcade flight sequel Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.

Posted 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 0 comments

SEGA Show Some Team Sonic Racing Gameplay At E3

Following the game's announcement before E3 and a trailer at the start of the show, SEGA have shown an extended look from the upcoming Sumo Digital racer Team Sonic Racing. Oh, and also some toast.

Posted 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 0 comments

Little Dragons Café Opens For Business on August 24th

Cutesy dragon husbandry and cafe management sim Little Dragons Café got a release date during E3 week, thanks to a tweet from the publisher. It appears you can also pre-order the game now, but only the physical edition.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

E3 2018's Lost Games: Seven No-Shows We Hoped to See

So E3 was pretty good. We had all kinds of major hitters coming out and looking really good, but spectators may have noticed that some of the players didn't quite make it onto the field. This is their story.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

E3 2018 Made It Harder Than Ever to Resist PlayStation VR

As someone who doesn't own a PlayStation VR, I've never felt more jealous of those who have picked one up than I do right now. E3 2018 was full of exciting game reveals for the headset. Maybe now is the time?

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 6 comments

Poll: What Did You Think of PlayStation's E3?

Taking the long view of Sony's conference, quite a lot of stuff was talked about and revealed -- even if the main show didn't impress everybody. What was your opinion of Sony's E3 presence this year?

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 17 comments

Concrete Genie Gameplay Draws a Pretty Picture

While Concrete Genie didn't make an appearance during Sony's on-stage presentation, it did manage to join the PlayStation Live team on stage not once, but twice.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Mercenaries, Treasure Hunters and Settlers Clash in New GreedFall Trailer

GreedFall is an upcoming RPG from Spiders, the studio behind Bound by Flame and The Technomancer, which was first announced last February. A new story trailer has emerged this week as part of E3.

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 1 comment

Days Gone Developers Discuss the Hero, the World and the Freakers

Days Gone didn't have a presence in the main Sony E3 show, though its release date was revealed in the run-up. But Bend Studios made up for it by sharing a lot of gameplay and details over the rest of the wee.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

The Last of Us Part II Developers Discuss an Older, Wiser Ellie

Naughty Dog's trailer for The Last of Us Part II at Sony's E3 event caught everyone's attention for a number of reasons, and one of those was the intricacy of the gameplay.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Death Stranding Director Hideo Kojima Discusses The Game's Characters

This year's E3 Death Stranding trailer, while still full of mystery, finally started to reveal what the game is actually going to be like to play. Hideo Kojima took to the PlayStation stage to discuss it a little further.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Ghost of Tsushima Interviews Explore The War-Torn Island

Ghost of Tsushima finally got some significant footage at Sony's E3 showcase this year, and now Sucker Punch have shared their commentary on the trailer and talk a little more about the game's world.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Dreams E3 Preview Explores the Concept of Dream Surfing

After some strange cameos in Sony's E3 press briefing, Dreams has been getting a lot more coverage during the main conference itself. The latest preview discusses playing other people's creations, or "dream surfing".

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Interviews Look Beyond the Trailer

After an announcement earlier in the week and a release date set for October, fans can continue to get hyped for Kenshiro's latest adventure by watching two interviews with the publishing and development teams from E3.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Games are Headed to the West

Personas 3 and 5 make their return in 2019 to Western shores in the form of a couple of dancing titles, to be released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Atlus talked about both games live at E3.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Blade Strangers Supercut Introduces Every Single Character

After the initial reveal of the cross-brand hardcore fighting game, Nicalis have been steadily revealing characters for Blade Strangers on Twitter. If you missed them, there's now a handy supercut of every single one.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Ace Combat 7 Pits You Against The Weather in New Screens

The game will feature all kinds of weather you'll have to react to and use to your advantage as you fight in a continental war against manned and unmanned aircraft.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 Livestreams Focus on the Players

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 is not far away, and the developers took to the stage during E3 to share new details about the game. Individual player animations have been fine tuned, from fatigue to player-specific animations.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Heavy Fire: Red Shadow Trailer Puts You in the Turret

It's like your favorite turret sections in your favorite World War FPS, but instead you get to do them all of the time. The game is coming to PlayStation VR and PlayStation 4.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

LEGO DC Super-Villains Gets an E3 2018 Gameplay Demo

PlayStation Live's Meredith Molinari sat down with developer TT Games' own Arthur Parsons at this year's E3 event to talk about the team's upcoming and recently announced title, LEGO DC Super-Villains.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Fate/Extella Link Trailer Shows Legendary Heroes in Furious Combat

Fate/EXTELLA Link continues the story from The Umbral Star and expands the roster of playable characters with 10 legendary heroes from else where in the Fate universe.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Two Strange Brigade Videos Show Ripping New Features

Two new videos have emerged for Rebellion's soon to be released co-op adventure shooter, Strange Brigade, with both showing more detail on what's new for the game since it was first unveiled at last year's E3.

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 0 comments

Nioh 2 Interview Reveals Character Customisation and More

Nioh 2's short teaser at Sony's E3 briefing was exciting enough, but severely lacking in detail. Team Ninja took to the PlayStation stage on the E3 show floor to share a few more snippets of information.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Shields Arrive in The Division, Use Them to Unlock Rewards in The Division 2

Shields are a series of collectibles that players earn for completing challenges. If players unlock multiple shields, they'll be able to use them to earn rewards in The Division 2.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Forty Minute Interview for Valkyria Chronicles 4

To get a better look at the game, SEGA hosted a forty minute developer stream where we see our hosts chatting with the developers and going over everything from story to gameplay.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Rage 2 Preview Interview from E3

They go over things like the open world and how it's designed, vehicles and the ability to go anywhere and gunplay with the Overdrive power, plus there's a heck of a lot more gameplay to go with it.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Immortal: Unchained's Character Can be Customized

You look exactly how you want to look, as the game will feature a robust character creator that will let you customize everything from gender down to particular hair styles.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Trover Saves The Universe Interview Gets Into The Details

Trover Saves the Universe is the new VR project from Justin Roiland, co-creator of Rick and Morty. The teaser shown at Sony's E3 showcase gave little away, but Roiland later took to the PlayStation stage to explain more.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Spider-Man Takes On The Shocker In New Gameplay Footage

After yet another fantastic trailer during Sony's E3 briefing, Spider-Man still has more to show before its release later this year. Gameplay footage from the E3 show floor shows Spidey taking on the Shocker.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Bungie Explains Why A Well-Known Destiny 2 Character Had to Die

During Sony's E3 conference, the team debuted a trailer showing a well known character paying the ultimate price when things go wrong. In a new interview, the team discusses why they chose to do this.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Skull and Bones Gameplay Preview Video

We got a look at Skull and Bones at E3. Now, we have a better look at some of the gameplay for the upcoming pirate naval game via a video preview.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Story Preview

Do you want to know what might be happening in Clem's life during this final season? Telltale has just released a preview of her story in this final series of episodes.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

11-11: Memories Retold Gameplay Preview

Bandai Namco is hoping that the game will be able to tell a story that's memorable and impactful on top of being relatively different to its contemporaries in the gaming world.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments