Now that all the press conferences are over and most of the announcements and showcasing is done, let’s take a look at games that I found were the best at E3 2017, a kind of mediocre one all things considered.
EA seems to have learned from their mistakes from Battlefront. They’ve added a single player story mode, soldier classes, and all eras are now playable. They’ve also stated that there will be now Season Pass as all the DLC for this game will be free.
Beyond Good and Evil 2
When the director of the game comes on stage and is almost in tears, you know how much it means to him. The cult classic is finally getting a 2nd game but it’s actually a prequel. However that does not matter and people are hype none the less.
Shadow of the Colossus
Now, you might think that is Skyrim 2.0 with an original release on the PS2 then a remaster on the PS3 and now another one for the PS4 but this one is a complete remake. It’s a complete from the ground up for the PS4 which actually is great because people can now experience this game in all its glory.
A sequel to the highly acclaimed Metro Last Light. It looks even better now and seems to have an open world aspect to it which means you can now explore this scary wasteland, something players have been wanting to do for a while now.
Bioware’s new IP that was code named “Dylan” has finally been announced and it looks like a mix of Destiny and The Division with elements of Mass Effect. That is not a bad thing though because the game looks like a lot of fun to play with your buddies with such gorgeous landscapes to explore.
Monster Hunter World
Monster Hunter is finally coming to the main home consoles and PC along with co-op and a big open world. It’s safe to say that the game is going to be a lot of fun.
Metroid Prime 4 and Samus Returns
Nintendo did not announce one but two Metroid games. While Metroid Prime 4 only got a teaser image stating that it was in development, Metroid: Samus Returns is a reimagining of Metroid II for the 3DS and we got gameplay footage of it.
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Wolfenstein seems to be getting the sequel it deserves and it looks to be going a bit in the wacky direction which by no means is bad for a brutal shooter. I’m curious to see how they handle that.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
After all the rumours and leaks that we kept reading about it is finally officially announced. Origins looks great with a lot of gameplay changes compared to the previous games along with UI overhaul. The gameplay we got to see gave us a little glimpse at the different mechanics introduced in the game and the gorgeous Egyptian setting.
After the announcement and teaser last year it was great to see some gameplay. The game looks very mechanically impressive and a pretty big open world. People are however skeptical with the QTEs and what seems like sluggish web-swinging but I for one am quite excited for this game.
God of War
We got a bit of information about the story and a lot of gameplay footage. The new direction they’re going in is refreshing with the changes to the gameplay and the story.
A game that is very “Souls” like in terms of the story and the gameplay, Ashen looks like a very interesting game. It has the Breath of The Wild visual style with a little more focus on co-op compared to Dark Souls.
Super Mario Odyssey
Mario becomes a dinosaur with a mustache, takes over a man in the real world and also becomes a Taxi. The gameplay that we were shown is extremely promising and this game looks like it’ll be another great game that’ll reinvent the series.
We got more gameplay for Days Gone and it looks very intimidating. I actually really liked the fact that you could use the Zombie horde as a weapon against enemies by playing it smart.
Need For Speed: Payback
High octane racing, driving through explosions and stealing a car from a moving truck. Sounds like the recipe for a Fast and Furious film but Need For Speed actually looks like it could be a lot of fun. Maybe this might bring the series back to its glory days.
And we also have a couple of announcements that are just too good to not share in an E3 2017 list.
Pokémon Switch RPG
A Pokémon game for the Switch is in the works and it’ll be a core RPG Pokémon game. Not Pokken or some sort of spin-off or anything, it’s going to be an actual Pokémon game and everyone is super excited about it. They stated it’s a year and a half away but as long as we’re getting it, I’m happy.
Xbox One X
Project Scorpio was officially announced as Xbox One X with a price tag of $499. This is going to be the most powerful console on the market once it releases in November.
Well, that’s the highlights and top games that we saw at E3, had to leave out a couple of games but then again, this is my personal opinion. Let us know what were your highlights from E3 this year by commenting.