Dan and Joe share their feelings on Sony's, Nintendo's, and Square Enix's press conferences. Who's conference was the one to rise above the rest? Which one failed to meet expectations? (This episode was in edited.)
In terms of Games... Square Killed it with their amazing lineup In terms of shocking announcement... Sony was a clear winner with the trifecta. In terms of cool features... MS showed awesomness. In the end though, everyone is a winner. This is the best E3 from all three parties.
Nintendo's pres conference was pretty disappointing imo.
I never mentioned Nintendo. I didn't want to bother.
Sony started strong and ended strong. Horizon stole the show for me. Then Final Fantasy VII hit me in the feels. Nothing can top that for me. The others had a great conference too. Too bad Nintendo was the only one who sucked
Uncharted 4 and Horizon and TLG gameplay made my jaw drop Uncharted 4 demo was pure gold ...how those guys keep do this ?! uncharted 2 was one of the most awarded games in history then The Last Of Us come out to become the MOST awarded game in history and now dat sexy uncharted 4 demo was out of this world the gameplay was intense as hell and they took alot from TLOU combat which is awesome the attention to details is top tier the graphics is amazing the animation is on another level that was the highlight from E3 to me the game have GOTY contender written all over it ND is on a roll here those guys are made of magic Horizon is freaking incredible...that one took me by surprise Didn't see that one coming AT ALL the world looked amazing the gameplay looked amazing the graphics are incredible GG really outdone themself with this one TLG is real and the gameplay is amazing ...enough said that's all i care about for now and looking at gaming sites it seems i'm not the only one who feel like that too.
Credit to Sony for getting Yu on stage to promote the kickstarter but their other announcements werent really "shocking" Last guardian was expected and FF7 remake was always rumored to be in development even back to the crisis core and dirge of cerberus days. A "shocking" announcement is usually one that there was NO hint of what-so-ever. That has to be the BC for the XB1. 2nd to that is the ability to allow mods from the pc will work on the XB1 (and PS4) fallout 4. It was the best E3 from 2 out of 3 parties. Nintendo's was, um how do i put this... disappointing. Star Fox was a given, name change for mario maker and no new metroid game. Missed opportunity right there. But yes, the gamers and those in attendance are the real winners.
Sony and Microsoft A+ Bethesda A- Square Enix A- EA and Ubisoft B+ Nintendo F
You really cant go wrong with saying MS or Sony. They were both almost equal for me.
I liked both Sony and SE, but Nintendo was just...
Me. I have all three and im getting a pc soon :)
lol sony obviously. Nintendo and Microsoft was the worst ever....i almost fell asleep. Just to put things in perspective nobody can really win e3 that's just immature thinking, but sony did have the better showing.
Well thats what they mean by winning. They dont literally win E3 and get to take it home with them and put it on their mantle.
Well they should have made one for Sony to take home imo after that show ....I still can't believe ff7 remake is coming and then horizon along with dreams and uncharted just made it the best e3 for years I think.
Microsoft did bad? Did you even watch the conference?
yes and almost fell asleep during everything that wasn't tomb raider.
to be fair I thought M$ had a great press conference as well. Halo Guardians looks incredible as does Gears 4. I only have a ps4, but damn those X1 games looked good, I can't deny it…not to mention the backwards compatibility...
pc conference didnt start yet , but we know the answer already
Sony killed it with Final Fantasy VII, a console exclusive Hitman, a dated Last Guardian, and the new IP I think I've been waiting for in Horizon: Zero Dawn.
A dated Last Guardian??? I think it will blow our minds. Just wait and see. And Hitman isnt exclusive. Sony has exclusive content, thats all.
I think he meant "dated" as in it now has a date in 2016. At least that's what I read.
Hitman isn't a PS4 exclusive
I've always disliked saying said company won if anything gamers win.
I'm so tired of having to hear about "who won" at E3. You understand it's an event where we learn about our favorite hobby, right? Why do we need to keep drawing a line in the sand so fanboys can take a side and tell everyone how wrong the other sides are? Stop being elitists.
Bethesda>Microsoft>EA> ;Ubisoft>Sqaure Enix>Nintendo>Sony
True Xbox fanboy, right here. I bet you still visit misterX media's site for your delay serving of delusional. GG
Nope. I've realised that this site is full of Sony fan boys and I will eventually buy a ps4
Who the f cares who won?
Anyone in this article I would guess and anyone in the other ones as well , otherwise why even read and comment.
I say it goes: Sony, Square = Bethesda, Ubi, Nintendo, MS, literally anything else, EA (seriously how is 30-45 minutes of sports and a plants vs zombies game no one cared about okay all while bragging how you are purposely leaving Star Wars for the end to keep people from leaving)?
You thought Nintendo beat MS?
Besides Halo, all that really impressed me from them was the Backward compatibility update that was such an awesome move and hopefully will light a fire under Sony's butts to work on that instead of pretending it will double the cost of the system. Nintendo had a bunch of games I was interested in even though we knew a majority of them but Star Fox looks great, we're getting a new metroid, xenoblade is finally dated and other games. Nintendo's presentation was lackluster but they had the games I want. MS only has Gears and Halo that interest me with Tomb Raider being timed it doesn't interest me, I can wait for that. Not saying MS had a bad presser but they just didn't have things I want and I can only watch a Halo demo so many times. The same was with Ubisoft, they had a ton of interesting games but their demos for Rainbow Six and The Division bored me. I've seen them play it before and I know very well know one will ever play like that outside of a pre-built team and party chat soooo over scripting it just wasn't impressive.
@Summons75 The BC thing wasn't true BC. With real BC you can put in any disc and play, even if offline. This is actually MS recompiling select games then letting you download them from the internet if you have a disc to verify you own it. It isn't real emulation. It is better than Sony's BC which is zero but still it is a bit of a hack. Due to TOTALLY different CPU architectures (X86 vs PowerPC + cell)you WOULD need to have a complete PS3 chipset to do *real* BC. Real BC may not double the cost of the PS4 but it would increase the cost substantially. It would be a stupid move to increase the cost of PS4 and lose sales for something only some would care about. The newer consoles actually have slower clock speeds than the old systems (1.6 GHz compared to 3.2 GHz)which makes true emulation and software BC impossible. Sony could do it the way MS did I suppose but it isn't as it is cracked up to be.
I would buy a version with both chips. even if it cost me 100 more. I think we should've had the option.
Sony could easily do something similar. Ps3 games run fine with PSNOW and the PS4 can identify a PS3 game. There is no reason why we can't besides the fact both companies want to take advantage of remasters. Finally after all our complaining at least one of the two companies heard us. Why can't Sony allow us to use PsNow by putting in our disc to verify we have it then let us play, why do all our downloadable games have to be left behind? MS did say before there was no possible way for the xbox one to do backward compatibility and yet....here we are.
Gamers won. :D
I'm a big fan of Nintendo but surprised they are even mentioned here, Sony all the way. Microsoft was much better than it has been over last 2 years but seriously halo 5, gears 1, gears 4, forza 6, new controller (£130?!.. No chance) but anything we didn't actually already know about before the show or couldn't have guessed.. Sony started as they meant to go on, The Last Guardian, Epic! Shenmue 3 and not even a fan but Final Fantasy 7, beyond two souls and heavy rain have been confirmed again sure it's a remake but 2 for 1 deal bargain and now on ps4, uncharted 4 looks awesome, no man's sky but yeah the first 3 no one had a clue maybe last guardian but they pulled out all the stops and didn't even have time to show any God of war 4 or Gran Turismo 7 or Tearaway ps4. How that even compares to all the new microsofts add an extra number sequels and a collection of 30 (admittedly very good) but very old games. Microsoft were like 3rd or 4th.
Sony press was all about megatons! Best show i've ever watched in my life. PS: FF7 Remake as a timed exclusive is awesome too. I'm pretty sure that the 'time' will be the same as ROTTR xbox deal.
heard it was only ps4 and pc
My wallet lost.
Sony!.Sony! & Sony!..oh & Bethesda was good also!
The one that made grown men and women cry. Sony.
Microsoft was amazing! But no one was prepared for the real gamer's locomotive of sony. Nobody could imagine a lineup so classic, innovative and awesome at the same time. Even multiplats like MGS fell at home in PS4. What I wanna say is that MS really made what Phill promised: the best MS E3 of last years, or even the best of MS's years. But the best of MS is not enought for Sony's games expertise and tradition.
Microsoft did. Sony did a few things to dip them beneath, they're VR talk got me worried about how much they actually care about their own Project Morpheus while Microsoft showcased what their VR can do head on without fear. Also, their announcements were just reannouncements, we already knew about every game even Horizon. THESE CONFERENCES ARE ABOUT THE FUTURE, THERE SHOULD BE NO WHERE NEAR THIS AMOUNT OF NOSTALGIA COMING FROM ANY OF THEM. That backwards compatibility announcement was the biggest of any show and that is just a cherry on top. Their indie coverage was also better. I don't really need to mention this but i will any way: Quantum Break Crackdown Scalebound stil to come at gamescom. 1: Microsoft 9/10 2: Sony 7/10 3: Bethesda 6/10 4: Square Enix 5/10 5: Nintend0 3/10 6: EA 2/10 EA's was incredibly bad. It was messy and amateurish, the only things that got them the two points were Battlefront's demo and Unravel's demo. Alos to the Tomb Raider and Street Fighter V exclusivity: stop doing this! P.s. a kickstarter plea with a multi-billion pound games conglomerate standing behind him...really Sony???
You can't use what wasn't shown. Absurd. Sony has about 7- 10 devs yet to show their games . Delusional
True I prefer the X1 over PS4 but both had a great show. I will get blasted for this but here is why I think MS "won". This is what bothers me about Sony, I dont believe they are above board with their own fanbase. Let me elaborate,,, What Sony Showed: 1) Horizon looked great, period, enough said. 2) FFVII - A remake already coming for PC and I am sure will find its way to X1. I already own it on PC, I personally will not buy it again. Fantastic game on PS1 though, loved it. 3) Shenmue - A game that they don't believe enough in to fund. Also the game will be 2017 at the earliest. Fanboys jump on the hype train for this because its the cool thing to do. I played both Shenmue's and they were great, they also didn't sell a lot and lost Sega a ton of money. The Kickstarter thing is just tacky. 4) The Last Guardian, nobody knows much about it and no way its coming in 2016. This games is what bothers me about Sony, I believe they deliberately mislead about release dates. 5) No GT7 at all, enough said. MS had games that are coming soon. They didn't even show Quantum Break, Crackdown or Scalebound . They already said they didn't have to given their lineup and are saving them for Gamescom. They showed Halolens with complete confidence and have struck deals for Oculus Rift, not to mention Win10 and all that brings along with DX12. I thought Sony was being deceptive to its own fanbase about release dates though did still manage a strong outing. MS however just has too many weapons (Halo 5, Forza 6, Gears, Rare Collection and more) this time around. Throw in pseudo backwards compatablitity for free, and yeah MS won, easily.
This is just absurd, first of all Tomb Raider by your logic should be discarded as well as it is in the same league as the FF7 remake. Second, no where does it say it is coming to the Xbone therefore that alone tops anything Microsoft could of shown. Next up, you say that Sony isn't funding Shenmue 3 but they are and reportedly 20 million in fact, which pretty much guarantees no Xbone release, another megaton. In addition you then go onto mention Forza 6 qnd Halo 5 (which looked really stale which shows through its lack of coverage) which have already been revealed but fail to mention Uncharted 4, Ratchet and Clank, Until dawn, Persona 5, Star Ocean 5, Nier and many more Ps4 exclusives. You somehow achieve a new level of fanboyism by mentioning the remasters for the Xbone and no mention of the Uncharted collection, Heavy Rain and Beyond 2 Souls. You then have the audacity to talk about games not at the show floor because they will be saved for Gamescom, implying Microsoft are going to be at more than one conference and Sony - yet Sony will be at more conferences such as the Paris show, TGS and also PSX so I can wager that Sony have more games under wrap. With more 7-10 Sony developers not showing first party games. You also mention Gears 4 which was the least dissapointing game at E3 for its hype. Therefore all your arguments are flawed and proved your agenda against them.
Ha ha ha! You don't beat Nintendo, Nintendo beat self...(jumps off platform)
Wait for meee!!
For me, though Nintendo had the best actual presentation, in terms of content Sony stole the show. That said, the most must have titles(Shenmue III, Final Fantasy VII remake) will be multiplats. That said though, Horizon and Last Guardian are the games to look out for! Oh... we don't need to talk about Uncharted, that's a given.
Whats not to love. As a gamer this year e3 was all about games.
I would rate sony 9/10, Microsoft 7.5/10, and Nintendo 6.5/10. The reasons are based on games and unexpected news if I included presentation Nintendo would rate the highest because I like the way they do their presentations the others seem bland and robotic
Not the sesame street conference that's for sure. But I think Microsoft, Sony and Bethesda did very well with their conferences. Edit: I almost forgot Square they did a great job as well.
nintendo there press conferecene sucked but the nintendo world championships were the highlight of e3!
I think Sony and Ubi stole the show, with Horizon, For Honor, Ghost Recon and Uncharted 4. And then, there was the trifecta shock! The Last Guardian Shenmue and FF7! Bethesda did impress too (Fallout 4 being completely jaw dropping). All around, sweetest E3 in years!
I truly believe that this E3 was one of the best in years. Though Bethesda didn't show a ton of games, the ones that were shown were amazing. Microsofts press conference they had was also great! The last few E3's have been rough for them and I'm really happy to see people actually say that Microsoft "won" this E3 ( even as a PS4 player ). When they announced backwards compatibility I actually flipped out! Also, as a big gears fan seeing Gears 4 made me really giddy. Also Recore looked sweet. EA's conference was alright at best. Don't get me wrong I love me so Mass Effect but it was just a CG trailer. As a huge starwars fan that trailer was amazing! There were many points during there conference that was just a yawn fest ( sorry not into sports). Ubisoft's Confrence was actually better than I expected. Games like For Honor and Ghost Recon were cool. Yet, I cannot really trust them since to me, they tarnished their credibility with me after last years Watchdogs and Assassins Creed. Sony's conference ( trying my hardest not to be bias ) was great. They didn't show the quantity of games but damn the quality was all there. Opening with The Last Gaurdian, FF7 timed exclusive, shenmue 3, Horizon, and boy of boy that Uncharted 4. The first half of the E3 was fantastic! I wish I could say the same for the second half... I'm looking at you Nintendo.
Pretty much everyone except nintendo won, if you have an Xbox one or PS4 your gonna be a happy camper.
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