Today, we welcome Square-Enix, Ubisoft and PC Gaming. After the fantastic show yesterday, it’ll be tough to live up to it. Let’s see how they did.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
An excellent piece of game play shown on top of the initial trailer we have already scene. Combat looks tighter and the environments darker and moodier, perhaps to suit the plot. Movements have been upgraded, to include some classic Uncharted moves such as grappling. More tombs. More traps. Looks good!
Final Fantasy Online: Storm Blood
Game play trailer, though weirdly chopped up with the Monster Hunter stuff. Are they doing a cross over? Not much is shown except combat.
Monster Hunter World
Cinematic trailer and that’s it. Lots of nothing to reveal really. Feels pointless.
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit
Same cinematic trailer we saw yesterday. Nothing new. A bit of a theme here with this conference…
Dragon Quest XI
Cinematic trailer again. This time with a bit of game play which looked like a lot of fun. Again, not much revealed. Just your standard Dragon Quest combat.
The first properly interesting title so far. Something entirely new! It showed a cinematic trailer, for PS4 and Steam. To be released 2019. It looks like a huge fantasy JRPG but more, perhaps, like Final Fantasy meets Bloodborne?
Nier: Automata – Become As Gods Edition
Same cinematic trailer as before. Nothing new.
Cute piece of game play. Nice looking trailer. A top down RPG game with a lot of character and charm.
Just Cause 4
Same cinematic trailer as we saw yesterday. Then some further details about a new extreme weather system! This includes tornados, lightning, blizzards and sand storms. Also better AI and more of a challenge. Looks like a lot of fun and beautiful graphics.
The Quiet Man
Ironically, the game with the least amount of noise around it in the presentations. Though the cinematic trailer looks fascinating. Essentially a dude rocks up on two bad guys. Makes everything go quiet and then deals them some hand to hand damage. No other details.
Kingdom Hearts 3
Exact same reveal as yesterday. Except I forgot to mention that Ratatouille and Wreck It Ralph is included in the world’s. Some more game play shown, nothing else.
And that’s it! Very very short and disappointing conference. No stage presence really and just reels of trailers. Mostly short and cinematic. Probably the worst so far, even worse than EA.
Just Dance 2019
Huge dancing intro which is very elaborate and weird. There’s trumpets and bears. It’s all to show off the new Just Dance. That’s it.
Beyond Good and Evil 2
Cinematic trailer looks bloody gorgeous. Very long, looks to be an exciting space opera sequel to the game from years back. SPACE MONKEY Programme means you can contribute music, art, writing etc. to be in the game. Super cool. Creative challenges live now on HIT website.
Rainbow 6 Seige
Promotional stuff about esports as well as a documentary on the game.
The Division 2
Cinematic trailer as before but more content. Shows new equipment and how on completion of game you can specialise in weapons. New 8 player co-op instead of 4. Year 1 will include 3 FREE DLCs. Out March 2019.
Some strange music set. Let’s move on…
Skull and Bones
Cinematic trailer and discussion about the merchants on game and ship customisation. Looks better than Sea of Thieves.
Spooky, psychological VR thriller. Looks incredible. Amazing graphics.
Star Link Battle for Atlas
Cinematic trailer for an artistic space adventure. A bit of game play showing space combat. Simplistic but looks slick. Fox from Nintendo games is in it. Miyamoto receives an awesome ship statue for their collaboration. It’s all very touching.
Starter edition free to play on UPlay. Cinematic trailer to reveal Chinese warriors DLC and new Bridge mode. No game play though.
The Crew 2
A simple cinematic trailer revealing the open beta is now available.
Assassin’s Creed Oddessy
Gorgeous cinematic trailer followed by extensive game play of a mission. Game is set in ancient Greece with the choice to pick a male or female character! A unique weapon in the game allows for a range of combat styles. They’ve kept a lot of the UI and menu styles from Origins. It looks incredible. Out October 26th.
That’s it from Ubisoft. A few good announcements. Some nice game play which was on par with Microsoft perhaps. Now to look at PC Gaming which, unfortunately somehow, was far too long. Just endless. Apologies for the huge list…
Cinematic trailer showing some first person Sci fi action. Engineer sent to an alien world. Lots of building. Better than No Man’s Sky.
Most interesting game so far. Game play trailer as you play a taxi driver in the future. Lots of cool dialogue.
Mavericks Proving Ground
Battle Royale game but with 1,000 players. Realistic style and closed beta is now available.
The Forgotten City
Game player trailer showing a 1st person puzzle like game.
Star Control Origins
A bit like Elite Dangerous, with story and space exploration. Cinematic trailer. Gorgeous. Shows multiplayer and beta is available now.
The Hunt Showdown
Cinematic trailer regarding loads more weapons. Not much else.
Cinematic trailer for a multiplayer mech game. Shows off map destruction mechanics which are cool.
The Sinking City
Fantastical, open world mystery. Lots of psychological mechanics in game choice which influences story. Monsters and crime investigation. Looks superb.
Trailer for their The Sacrifice DLC. Also Tenno 2018 is a Warframe Convention.
SEGA games to PC…
Shenmue 1 and 2, Shining Resonance Refrain, Yakuza Kiwami, Valkyria Chronicles 4, Yakuza Zero. (YES!)
Killing Floor 2
Trailer for 4 big updates and DLC, The Summer Sideshow Treacherous Skies.
From the original Killing Floor Mod, cinematic trailer for the hilarious shark hunting game. Yes please.
Bravery Network Online
Arty trailer for a turn based fighting game.
1st person farming game with a twist.
2d platform shooter.
Jurassic World Evolutions
A park building game which is out. Trailer showed how you can build your own park SIMS style-ish.
Open world VR shooter where you can fly and climb. There is a Tempest system which rearranges the world every week. That is very cool!
A noir, black and white version of Neo Cab but more crime orientated. Very stylish.
Open world walking sims. Lovely art style shown in the trailer. This will be a buy.
Another new trailer for a game we expect to see released when we are already colonising other planets…
Acer Monitors interlude…
Hi, buy our sexy monitors. The end. The only note of cringe in this conference.
Genesis Alpha One
Another No Man’s Sky meets Elite Dangerous. Except with planetary exploration in first person and you get to fight aliens and splice their DNA with the crew. Creepy.
Don’t Starve Hamlet
Trailer for Don’t Starve sequel I believe. More of the same.
Just Cause 4
The same stuff we saw before. Another cinematic trailer showcasing new weather and combat AI.
The Walking Dead
Game play trailer showing 4 player co-op. It’ll be based in Washington DC. Separate from the game below.
Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Final Season
Oh yes! The big finale. Comes out November 6th.
A game where you play as a wizard. Unique selling point is the cool pixel art graphics. Very funky.
Two Point Hospital
Game play trailer showing Sims like hospital building and maintenance. Looks weirdly awesome for such a niche idea. My girlfriend is dying to get it.
Think Battle Royale but with fantasy themes. That’s it.
A cute farming game which includes creatures to catch. Like Digimon or Pokemon.
Just a trailer for the sequel and looks a lot like its predecessor. Nothing that stands out unfortunately. Perhaps disappointing?
Cartoon style, top down combat game shown. There’s a lot of these style games being shown and they all look addictive. It’s a cunning plan…
Last but not least, after the 500 hour long conference, is Hitman 2. Cinematic trailer shows the use of much larger crowds and the welcome return of the sniper suitcase. Very James Bond. The game. Looks as fantastic as when it was first shown.