E3 is easily gaming’s biggest yearly event. A lot of pressure to organise this years event following the cancellation of last year's edition, due to the pandemic.
From brand new games, to DLC’s, to news about already announced games, E3 2021 saw huge announcements from everyone’s favourite developers such as Xbox, Nintendo, Ubisoft, Bethesda and several others.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
Available on: PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One & Nintendo Switch
Year of Release: 2021 (October 26)
Developer: Eidos Montreal
Publisher: Square Enix
A surprise to all Marvel fans for sure, but a welcome one. Square Enix announced a single plater action-adventure game following everyone’s favourite team of superhero misfits.
Playing exclusively as the team leader Starlord save the universe while commanding the rest of the guardians, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Racoon and Groot.
The developers promised a game where "choices and consequences are part of the experience" so it is safe to say Marvel fans are excited to get their hands on this game, and they won’t have to wait long as it releases on October 26.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Available on: PS5, PC, Xbox Series X & Google Stadia
Year of Release: 2022
Developer: Massive Entertainment
The Avatar universe is set to see more than just movies as Ubisoft’s showcased ended with a look into a new first person open world game set in the world of Avatar.
The game will follow a Na’vi and re-enter Pandora like we’ve never seen it before.
Ubisoft teased fans with an exciting trailer filled with gorgeous settings and exhilarating action scenes to get Avatar fans pumped and ready to learn more about this game up until its release.
Halo Infinite Multiplayer
Available on: PC, Xbox Series X/S & Xbox One
Year of Release: 2021
Developer: 343 Industries
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Rather than only showing Halo’s single player campaign, Microsoft decided to give players an in-depth look at the game’s multiplayer.
Xbox confirmed that the game’s multiplayer will be free-to-play across both Xbox and PC.
The trailer shows off the multiplayer in action, showcasing new abilities and weapons that will be available to players when the game releases later this year.
Available on: PC, PS5 & Xbox Series X/S
Year of Release: 2021 (October 22)
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Also revealed during Microsoft’s showcase, Battlefield 2042 takes the series into the near-future with its latest instalment.
The developers also confirmed that the maximum player count has been doubled up to 128 and that they are planning to introduce two new mystery modes apart from the usual Conquest and Breakthrough games.
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
Available on: Nintendo Switch
Year of Release: 2022
Nintendo closed out its excellent show with a look into next year highly anticipated sequel to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
The trailer showed that the developers built on 2017’s modern masterpiece as this time Link looks to be traversing the skies of Hyrule.
Everything seen so far regarding the sequels seems to be showing Nintendo is going darker with the Zelda franchise and fans can confirm this for themselves when it launches in 2022.