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  • Blog Post: E3 2012 Retrospective: The Littlest Big Show

    At the end of last year's E3 conference, I was left feeling a little underwhelmed. In hindsight,it was worse than it seemed at the time. E3 2012 will likely be remembered (if at all) as one of the most uneventful shows in the conference's history. The Sound of Silence A year later, E3 2012 is... More
  • Blog Post: The Walking Dead: Episode 2 Video Interview

    Ben Reeves and myself have been quite eagerly anticipating Episode 2 of The Walking Dead. So much, in fact, that at E3 we decided to track down Richard Iggo of Telltale Games - maybe find out what the hold-up is. Instead, we were given a 20-minute preview and some insight into the making of the title... More
  • Blog Post: Dyad Video Preview - Psychedelic Tube Racing: The Musical

    At E3 2012, amidst a sea of media-trained PR representatives and booth babes, Shawn McGrath was showing off Dyad. After four years of developing the game, he was eager to have a candid conversation about development, fighting off claims of plagiarism, and what it is like for an indie developer to partner... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Trends Of E3 2012

    Every year, E3 shapes perceptions about the current state of the industry and where it is going next. From the games on display to the initiatives being pushed by the console manufacturers, E3 gives gamers an opportunity to see upcoming trends. So, what did we learn this year? The following list outlines... More
  • Blog Post: Game Informer's Best of E3 2012 Awards

    While the 2012 edition of E3 may have lacked transformative ideas and trailblazing innovation, the polish of the games on the showfloor was as high as it has ever been. With most publishers playing it safe with sequels, a sense of steady iteration dominated most booths. However, that didn’t stop... More
  • Blog Post: Under The Radar: 10 Sleeper Games From E3

    E3 is all about hype – the newest consoles, the biggest games. While gamers anticipate the event as another chance to get a look at some of the games they’ve been anticipating for years, it’s easy for worthy titles to get lost in the jungle of press conference and oversized booths.... More
  • Blog Post: Rayman Legends Video Preview - Beyond A Wii U Novelty

    One of the most delightful surprises for platformer fans last year was the release of Rayman Origins, and this year at E3 2012 Ubisoft lifted the veil on the direct sequel: Rayman Legends. While Ubisoft was only showing off the new features that the Wii U version offers, it would be shocking if this... More
  • Blog Post: Lego Lord Of The Rings Video Preview - An Epic Beginning

    At some point you would think that TT Games would run out of fantastic franchises to adapt to their adorable Lego format, but Lego Lord of the Rings looks to be one of their most ambitious titles. Dropping the hub format from previous games and infusing RPG elements into the formula, executive producer... More
  • Blog Post: See Hitman: Absolution's E3 2012 Chinatown Demo

    A dozen Hitman: Absolution kiosks at E3 2012 presented the perfect opportunity to sit back and watch the different assassination techniques play out. Some players try to aggressively gun their way through Chinatown on the way to their target, while others go for a more stealthy approach. We talked to... More
  • Blog Post: A Video Preview Of Dragon Ball Z For Kinect

    While wandering the show floor at E3 2012, you might hear a faint cry of "kamehameha" from the distance. Namco Bandai was showing off their new Dragon Ball Z game for the Kinect, a first-person game that has you punching and kicking your way through the storyline of the television show. Watch... More
  • Blog Post: Watch How Insane Wario Remains In Game & Wario For Wii U

    With the unique hardware capabilities offered by the Wii U's controller, we can only hope that development studios will find creative ways to put it to use. One team that we don't need to worry about running out of insane ideas are the developers at Nintendo behind the WarioWare series. While... More
  • Blog Post: Hands-On With Battlefield 3: Armored Kill

    We take a tour of the biggest Battlefield 3 map ever created and get the details on the new AC-130 gunship. Since the launch of Battlefield 3, it feels like the community has splintered into two separate camps -- the purists who prefer the large, open environments jam-packed with vehicles and the fans... More
  • Blog Post: Take A Video Tour Of E3 2012

    There's a good chance that you weren't able to make it to E3 this year, but we here at Game Informer have you covered with the full show floor experience. Our very own Dan Ryckert and Ben Reeves are your hosts on this whirlwind tour of the sights and sounds of E3 2012. Keep your eyes peeled for... More
  • Blog Post: Video Recap: Nintendo's E3 Press Conference

    The final press conference of E3 was also the most mysterious. On Tuesday morning, Nintendo finally unveiled some of the launch titles for the Wii U in their presentation. Watch the video below as Game Informer's Ben Reeves and Kyle Hilliard share their thoughts on Pikmin 3, the new Mario games,... More
  • Blog Post: Our First Trip To Nintendo Land

    Update: Screenshots and concept art have been added to these extensive hands-on impressions of Nintendo's latest...thing. Original Story: When it comes to Wii hardware, Nintendo has been fond of launching new products alongside software that’s specifically tailored to showcase its abilities... More
  • Blog Post: Conference Reaction: Nintendo Comes Out Swinging

    Microsoft and Sony were in an odd position this E3, doing their best to hype up a batch of current-gen games while pretending that new hardware wasn't on the horizon. Nintendo wasn't in a similar bind, and the company gave a series of impressive demonstrations on the Wii's successor, Wii... More
  • Blog Post: Video Recap: Sony's E3 Press Conference

    From the mysterious new game from Quantic Dream to The Last of Us, Sony had a couple of interesting games to show off at their E3 2012 press conference. Game Informer's Ben Reeves and Tim Turi run down the highlights and lowlights of the entire press conference in this full video recap. Be sure to... More
  • Blog Post: Video Recap: EA/Ubisoft's E3 Press Conference

    While some are certainly more entertaining than others, there's always a lot to talk about after an E3 press conference wraps up. Game Informer's Kyle Hilliard and Matthew Kato discuss the games and highlights of the press conferences from EA and Ubisoft in this video recap. Medal of Honor, SimCity... More
  • Blog Post: Liveblogging Nintendo's E3 Press Conference

    Game Informer is at E3, and we're here to cover the breaking news of the show as it happens. Nintendo is the last of the major press conferences, and we'll be live blogging throughout the show. Check out the Cover It Live window below to take part in the discussion. More
  • Blog Post: Conference Reaction: Sony Has Plenty Of Games And Small Surprises

    Sony's E3 presentation put the games front and center, revealing a handful of new projects and going in-depth with several games that we've been waiting to hear more about. This is the second of our conference reactions columns (the first was based on Microsoft's presentation ), and it's... More
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