E3 2018: Complete Coverage

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is one of the largest annual gaming events in the world, thrown by the Entertainment Software Association every summer in Los Angeles. Gamers everywhere eagerly await announcements about the following year’s game and hardware releases from major players like Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft and Bethesda, along with countless smaller developers and publishers. Stay tuned all week for announcements, interviews, and hands-on impressions for the games you’ll be craving in the next year.

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Gaming

A new 'Spider-Man' game hits September 7. Here's what you should know

Sony and Insomniac have provided more information about the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man, showing us the hero's combat and livesaving skills in equal measure. Here is what we know about the new Spider-Man game so far.
Gaming

‘Doom Eternal’ brings packs of hellish demons to Earth

During its E3 2018 press conference, Bethesda and Id Software announced Doom Eternal, the sequel to 2016's reboot of the iconic first-person shooter franchise. This time around, the demons have found their way to Earth.
Gaming

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ E3 build used a hefty PC, but can your system keep up?

CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 was shown at behind-closed-doors demonstrations during E3 2018, and the PC the studio used to play the game had some hefty specifications. Here's what the rig included.
Gaming

Nintendo isn’t abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo chose to ignore its 3DS system during the company's E3 2018 presentation, but that doesn't mean the handheld is dead and buried just yet. More games are planned for it in the future.
Gaming

From instant game launches to heroic women, these were the trends of E3 2018

E3 always sets the tone for gaming over the following year. The 2018 show made it clear that games are becoming more diverse both in characters, and in the ways game publishers choose to launch them into the world
Computing

Stand up or sit down? Many don’t take advantage of VR’s room-scale experience

Oculus' VP of Content Jason Rubin claims that a "significant percentage" of Oculus Rift headset owners would rather sit down to enjoy virtual reality rather than take advantage of room-scale motion detection.
Gaming

‘Ghost of Tsushima’ looks like a playable Kurosawa film

Sucker Punch Productions’ ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ is a historical samurai epic that draws heavily from the iconic samurai films of Akira Kurosawa, and it nails that aesthetic better than any video game we’ve ever seen.
Gaming

Playable beta for ‘Beyond Good & Evil 2’ won’t be ready for quite some time

Beyond Good & Evil 2 creative director Michel Ancel has revealed that his team doesn't expect a playable beta of the game to launch before the end of 2019. This likely pushes a full release into 2020.
Gaming

We’re drooling over these tiny wireless Nintendo Switch controllers

Third-party game accessory company 8Bitdo unveiled a new line of tiny controllers compatible with the Nintendo Switch. The gamepads are designed to mimic the look of the Game Boy Pocket.
Gaming

Twitch streamer Valkyrae talks ‘Fortnite,’ provides tips at E3 2018

The Fornite Pro-Am paired A-list celebrities with a host of professional gamers, including Valkyrae. We caught up with the popular streamer prior to the big event to discuss 'Fortnite' and the competition, among other things.
Product Review

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ brings everyone back for a massive, familiar melee

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate brings together the entire roster of the combined Smash Bros. series. That’s more than enough to call it a sequel, though it may not feel like it to the average player.
Gaming

Twitch streamer Pokimane on playing ‘Fortnite’ full-time, building a community

The first Fortnite Pro-Am saw celebrities like NBA star Paul George compete alongside pro gamers. For many fans, however, streamers like Pokimane were the real draw. At E3 2018, we spoke with her about her experience with 'Fortnite.'
Product Review

What would it look like if Destiny and Mass Effect had a baby? ‘Anthem’

Anthem, the upcoming MMO shooter from Mass Effect developer Bioware, looks like it could be a ton of fun if you’re a fan of robot suits, big guns, and blowing stuff up.
Product Review

The epic sci-fi sprawl of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ feels like the future of gaming

Cyberpunk 2077 seems poised to take the role-playing genre to new heights. The upcoming first-person shooter-RPG from the creators of The Witcher franchise takes bold steps in every aspect, from combat, to story, to character customization.
Gaming

Why is Bethesda making ‘Rage 2?’ We dove back into ‘Rage’ to find out

Id Software’s Rage saw the famous first-person shooter studio go in a decidedly more serious direction than its past game, and it didn’t always pay off. Rage 2, developed by Id and Avalanche Studios, arrives next spring.
Gaming

‘Beyond Good & Evil 2’ is the space pirate opera of our dreams

Ubisoft has followed through on its impressive tech demo from E3 2017, by showing us ‘Beyond Good & Evil 2’ in action, and we’re more excited than ever.
Product Review

‘Let’s Go Pikachu’ and ‘Let’s Go Eevee’ feel like true ‘Pokémon Go’ RPGs

‘Let’s Go Pikachu,’ a Pokémon RPG made with elements of ‘Pokémon Go,’ exists to draw the series’ new fans to the core franchise, and the Nintendo Switch.
Gaming

These are the E3 2018 games that could come to next-generation consoles

The majority of games revealed or shown during E3 2018 are planned to launch on current-generation consoles or PC, but there are a few we suspect could actually launch on future platforms.