E3 2016 – State of Decay 2

 

The game allows you to either play alone or work with other players, building a community as you go along. It also promises individual stories and a world that “remembers your actions” as you play. There’s no one “hero” in State of Decay 2 as you can play as each member of your community and each character will have their own unique skills to bring to the table.

While every character has skills, you can help develop them and teach characters new skills. You can then elevate your survivors and turn them into leaders, which lets them help shape how your community of survivors runs. You can’t just leave your community alone and wander off all the time, as you need to work to keep your community happy and building in a direction that you want them to go.

State of Decay 2 will also feature up to four player co-op. You can invite players to join your game world or drop into their game world when you want to, allowing you to assist with building the community of other players while still letting you keep control of your own.

State of Decay 2 will be launching sometime in 2017 on Xbox One and Windows 10.

 

E3 2016 – Tekken 7 Gameplay Akuma vs Heihachi Trailer

Namco Bandai showed off the next Tekken game, Tekken 7 at the Microsoft E3 Press Conference.

The CG trailer depicted Heihachi of Tekken fame taking on Akuma from Street Fighter, before cutting to an actual gameplay demo of the two duking it out on stage. At first, the trailer and gameplay hint at the fabled Tekken X Street Fighter title, but the game’s official title flashes across the screen as both Akuma and Heihachi pull in closer to each other to deliver their final blows.

 

E3 2016 – Just Dance 2017

 

There will be 40 songs at launch, with more to come through a subscription service called Just Dance Unlimited, which will increase the amount of available songs almost exponentially.  Fan made videos can also be viewed online.  Selections from the initial song list include Major Lazer’s “Lean On”,  Equinox Stars’ “September”, Psy’s “DADDY”, and the Hatsune Miku performed song “Po pi po”.

The initial release date for Just Dance 2017 is October of 2016.  Naturally, the Nintendo NX version is likely to release later, if the rumors pointing to delayed manufacturing turn out to be true.

E3 2016 – Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord Gameplay Trailer

 

Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord made an appearance at the PC Gaming Show this year.

An introduction video showed off a castle siege with various people fighting each other and breaking into a castle.

Mount and Blade II will feature destruction so you can use catapults to destroy castles, or pull up a ram to knock the gate down. They also talked about how they are using actual historically accurate defense and attack tactics.

Mount and Blade II will also feature and encourage modding. Modders will have all the tools that the developers have so they can mod the game, and they can also combine the mods and bundle them together, using them together and making them easier to access.

Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord is coming out sometime in 2016 on PC.

E3 2016 – Halo Wars 2 Official Trailer

In Halo Wars 2, the Spirit of Fire and her crew, led by Captain Cutter, face a deadly new faction known as The Banished. Their chief, the Brute warlord Atriox, is both a deadly warrior and brilliant military leader in control of a massive army. The key to victory is knowing your enemy, but Atriox is a threat no one is prepared for.

Halo Wars 2 is set to come out February 2017 and will be Play Anywhere.

E3 2016 – Hideo Kojima Reveals His New Game Death Stranding

 

Watch Hideo Kojima introduce his latest project: Death Stranding at the E3 2016 press conference.

Little is known about the upcoming Kojima Productions game. We don’t have any gameplay from Death Stranding, any story details, or release window yet. However, since development and publishing of the game is being aided by Sony Interactive Entertainment, it’s safe to assume that this will be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. One thing is for certain, though; this is 100% a Hideo Kojima game.

E3 2016 – Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Trailer

 

Get your first look at in-depth Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare gameplay as Reyes and his crew infiltrate and take down an enemy SetDef destroyer. Launching from the UNSA Retribution, the SCAR team must engage in intense Jackal dogfighting and close-quarters combat through zero-g to accomplish a coordinated assault with the UNSA Tigris. Welcome to the deadly world of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.