e3 2014

E3 2014 Day One Recap

by Joe Juba on Jun 09, 2014 at 06:49 PM

The first day of E3 is usually the craziest on the news front, with most companies holding their press conferences and making big announcements. This year was no exception, as we saw plenty of new games along with the return of well-known properties. Here you'll find our collection of all of the news of the day, ranging from new videos to press conference analysis. Today is a media- and info-heavy day, but once the show floor officially opens tomorrow, you can expect the floodgates to open for hands-on impressions on all of the big games of 2014 and beyond.  


Microsoft press conference 
Sony press conference

In-Depth Previews

The Sims 4
Madden NFL 15
Battlefield: Hardline
FIFA 15 
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes


Threes coming to Xbox One
Happy Wars coming to Xbox One
Microsoft announces Xbox One Snap achievement app
New (but sparse) details on new Mass Effect
BioWare reveals new IP from Casey Hudson's team
Bruce Lee highlight's UFC's new features
BioWare teases some Dragon Age: Inquisition heroes
Ubisoft announces duo of Just Dance titles
Just Dance goes mobile
Ubisoft CEO: In the "wait-and-see" phase for Wii U development
PS4 to get Destiny bundle
Hulk is exclusive to Sony for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition has Sony guest stars on PS4
Project Morpheus has two new demos at E3
PlayStation Now open beta announced
Vita TV renamed PlayStation TV, coming Stateside
Xbox One developers can complete shut off Kinect

News With Trailers

TJ Combo joins Killer Instinct cast

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets exclusive DLC
2K shows off new monster in Evolve
Assassin's Creed introduces 4-player co-op
Forza Horizon 2 gets release date
New environments and monsters in Dragon Age: Inquisition
Dead Rising 3 gets crazy Capcom-themed DLC 
Sunset Overdrive coming to Xbox One this Fall
Microsoft announces Halo: Master Chief Collection
Moon Studios Announces Ori and the Blind Forest
Fable Legends gets multiplayer beta this fall
Conker comes to Project Spark
Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Confirmed 60 FPS
Rise of the Tomb Raider Unveiled
Limbo developer announces new game, Inside
Microsoft indie montage
Dance Central goes downloadable
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gets a new trailer
Phantom Dust rebooted for Xbox One
Platinum Games announces new IP, Scalebound
The Division re-emerges
Crackdown 3 coming to Xbox One

Electronic Arts
First look at new Star Wars: Battlefront

EA announces PGA Tour with a burning battleship
Criterion is making a new game
More of the new Mirror's Edge in action 
Battlefield: Hardline in action

Ubisoft kicks off press conference with Far Cry 4

The Crew comes out this fall
New trailer for The Division highlights tragedy
Rainbow 6 Siege announced
Assassin's Creed: Unity gets release date
Ubisoft announces Shape Up for Kinect

Hotline Miami 2 level creator
Resogun: Heroes expansion announced 
Square Enix announces Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

From Software's "Project Beast" is Bloodborne

Infamous: Second Son gets First Light DLC 
Entwined announced and released for PS4
Sony announces Little Big Planet 3
Far Cry 4 shows off co-op 
New enemies surface for The Order: 1886
Grim Fandango gets remastered for PS4
Dead Island 2 debut
No Man's Sky coming to PS4
Journey's art director has new studio, new game
Sony and Devolver Digital round up some indies
Suda 51's Let It Die is PS4 exclusive
GTA V coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC 
First in-game footage from Mortal Kombat X
"Powers" TV show coming to PlayStation
Ratchet & Clank remake and movie on the way
The Last of Us Remastered has a release date
Sony shows off new trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End coming in 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight gets PS4-exclusive content

Be sure to check in with Game Informer all week for up-to-the-minute news, screens, and trailers from the show floor.