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E3 2012 Day Four Recap

by Matt Helgeson on Jun 07, 2012 at 05:28 PM

As E3 limps to the finish line, the Game Informer crew dragged themselves out of bed to once again conquer the show floor. Here’s a recap of all the major news and game previews we posted today.

Hands-On And Demos

Today was all about hands-on impression and demo reports from all the hottest games at the show. Our guys went wild, this is enough new game information to hold you for a week.

Madden NFL 13

Assassin’s Creed III (Multiplayer)

FIFA 13

Watch Dogs

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation

SimCity

Resident Evil 6

Far Cry 3

007 Legends

NHL 13

Sleeping Dogs

Lost Planet 3

Rise of the Guardians

Dead or Alive 5

NBA Live 13

Borderlands 2

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Darksiders II

World of Warplanes

Infinity Blade Dungeons

Papa y Yo

Metro: Last Light

LEGO City: Undercover

New Super Mario Bros. 2

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate

The Last of Us

Epic Mickey 2

Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion

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Trailer Mania

Today was all about trailers. We got up new footage of several of the most exciting games of the show. Here’s a complete list.

Batman: Arkham City – Armored Edition

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

New Little King’s Story

Scribblenauts Unlimited (3DS)

Retro City Rampage

Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2

LittleBigPlanet Vita

Big Screens

We managed to get some screenshot galleries as well. These included LEGO City: Undercover, Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Darksiders II, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, LittleBigPlanet Karting, and Company of Heroes.

News Bits

While sometimes it feels like the world stops for E3, reality has a way of truckin' right along. In fact, today had some pretty news stories. Most notable was the news that Curt Schilling's 38 Studios has filed for bankruptcy -- and might be facing an investigation from the FBI and Rhode Island State Police. This could get ugly for the baseball great. In other bad news, Activision confirmed that it would not be holding its Call of Duty XP fan convention this year.

In better news, reports surfaced that Overkill Entertainment -- the studio behind Payday -- is working on a Left 4 Dead prequel. The 3DS is also getting an interesting title, 5th Cell's Scribblenauts Unlimited. Finally, the charitable (and awesome) Humble Indie Bundle (which packages a host of the best independent games to be sold for charity) added three huge titles.

Oh, and one more thing. WE SCREWED UP -- Tomb Raider is not coming to Wii U. Sorry about that.