Category: E3

E3 2017: New River City Ransom aka Kunio Games Showcased

Boy am I glad that we’re not done covering Kunio-Kun / River City Ransom games!  Natsume Inc. had much success from their last River City Ransom game, River City: Tokyo Rumble. River City: Tokyo Rumble was showcased at E3 2016 and we loved what we saw when we reviewed it here. Endeavoring to continue the 30 year anniversary celebration of Kunio-based games, Natsume Inc. showcased two new Kunio / River City titles at E3 2017, with...

Evil Controllers - E3 2017

E3 2017: Evil Controllers Aims to Shift Your Thinking About Controllers

When it comes to console controllers, we only think in two flavors: Xbox or PlayStation. Both controller designs are synonymous with their respective systems. Both have unique challenges for the professional eSports player. For the eSports player, any type of discomfort or input lag could negatively affect the momentum of a match. There has been a variety of adapters and controllers that have been introduced by both first and third parties targeted towards the pros,...

E3 2017: Razer Showcases Thresher Ultimate Wireless Headsets for Xbox One & PS4

Razer, producer all things gaming, reminded the world that it caters to much more than the PC master race. About 2 years ago, Razer released the Razer Wildcat, a tournament grade controller for the Xbox One. At E3 2017, Razer introduced and showcased their new 100% wireless gaming headsets for the Xbox One and Playstation 4. The Razer Thresher Ultimate headsets are Razer’s latest products in the console gaming realm, shipping this month for each...

E3 2017: Destiny 2 PC Gameplay and Countdown Multiplayer Hands-on

With E3 2017 being open to the public, it was no surprise that the line to play the Destiny 2 multiplayer went completely around the booth.  E3 attendees had the chance to try out the new Destiny 2 4v4 multiplayer mode, Countdown. Not only did we get our shot with the new Countdown mode, but we also got to try out the Destiny 2 intro stage—Homecoming—on the PC. With PC being the latest platform addition to the franchise, it was quite...

E3 2017: Plantronics Showcases Gaming Headset Complete with Dolby Atmos

At E3 2017, Plantronics showcased their RIG series of gaming headsets, now releasing with Dolby® Atmos™. So many, if not all, of the headsets we’re seeing at E3 this year have been designed to be compatible with the optional add-on of Dolby® Atmos™, at the cost of $15. However, gamers that purchase any of these Plantronics RIG headsets this year will receive a license for the Dolby® Atmos™ software free of charge for their Xbox One and...

E3 2017: LucidSound Showcases LS35X, LS15X, and LS25 Gaming Headsets

Right before E3 2017, LucidSound announced their three latest gaming products. Of those products, two are wireless solutions for the Xbox One while the third is a wired product focusing on eSports. Starting off with wireless, the LS35X and the LS15X are more than just wireless audio solutions for the Xbox One console. The LS35X and the LS15X utilize Xbox Wireless technology to connect directly to the Xbox One and new Windows 10 PC’s that...

Xbox E3 2017 - Xbox One X Reveal

E3 2017: Microsoft premieres Xbox One X

Microsoft kicked off this year’s Xbox E3 Briefing by unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) as well as their largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history. Broadcasted for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games while highlighting 22 titles with console exclusivity from creators large and small. Coming to all Xbox One markets on Nov. 7 and retailing for...

Kingdom Hearts III

Kingdom Hearts III Journeys Back to Mount Olympus

Earlier at the KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra –World Tour– concert in Los Angeles, SQUARE ENIX® and Disney Interactive dazzled fans with a new KINGDOM HEARTS III  gameplay trailer featuring never before seen footage based on Disney’s animated hit, “Hercules,” which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. In this action-packed trailer, Sora, Donald Duck and Goofy help Hercules battle various forms of Heartless on Mount Olympus through gorgeous visuals and gameplay. Fans will see Sora in a new form,...

The Darwin Project

E3 2017: The Darwin Project Announced as Xbox/Windows Exclusive

During today’s Microsoft E3 media briefing, Scavengers Studio revealed that their recently announced battle royale title The Darwin Project is coming to Xbox One. The team also shared new information about the Show Director mode, which allows a player to oversee the match and use special commands to create thrilling moment-to-moment action through uniquely asymmetrical gameplay. As the show director in The Darwin Project, a player can survey the entire arena aboard an invincible drone...

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS

E3 2017: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Will Launch Exclusively On Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X

Bluehole, Inc., announced today from the Microsoft press conference at E3 2017 that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the first standalone Battle Royale video game with more than three million units sold on Steam, will launch exclusively on Xbox One’s Game Preview Program later this year. The final game will launch in 2018 across the Xbox One family of devices, which includes Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X. Microsoft’s Game Preview program allows us to get feedback directly from players, something...

Life Is Strange: Before the Storm

E3 2017: Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Announced

Quick note to fans of the first game: Life is Strange: Before the Storm is being developed by Deck Nine Games, not Dontnod Entertainment. You might have noticed a different graphical style in this game and that is the reason. Dontnod Entertainment is hard at work on their upcoming title Vampyr. Let’s hope that is the only reason they are not making this game. Earlier today, Square Enix announced LIFE IS STRANGE™: BEFORE THE STORM. The game...

E3 2018 Press Conference Schedule

E3 2017: Press Conference Schedules & Live Streams

E3 2017 is a few weeks away. In a few weeks, we’ll return to LA to bring you coverage directly from the show. That means you should stay glued to RFMag.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Periscope for updates throughout the convention. This also means it’s time to set your calendars for all the E3 2017 press conferences. Our friends at RAGE Works will be joining us for the conferences and will be live blogging along throughout most of the live streams. Check out the full E3 2017...