Episode 11 – E3 2016

Due to the heavy volume of E3 coverage, the tabletop section has moved from the end of the podcast to the beginning.

Tabletop: Tony provides some information about Hero Realms and its ongoing Kickstarter campaign.

Pinball: Dennis goes over the Round 3 results of the 1980s Pinball Machine Mania Tournament and announces the Round 4 match-ups.

Video Games: Comprehensive coverage of E3. Broadly broken out by press conferences, the following are the areas of discussion:

Square Enix: Final Fantasy XV, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Deus Ex GO, Hitman, I Am Setsuna, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, and NeiR: Automata.

EA: Titanfall 2, Madden, FIFA 17, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Fe, various Star Wars games, and Battlefield 1.

Bethesda: Quake Champions, Elder Scrolls Legends, Fallout 4 DLC, Skyrim Remastered, Prey, Doom DLC, Elder Scrolls Online: Dark Brotherhood, Bethesda VR games, and Dishonored 2.

Microsoft: The Xbox One S, Xbox Play Anywhere, Gears of War 4, Killer Instinct: General RAAM, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Final Fantasy XV, Tom Clancy’s The Division (DLC), Battlefield 1, Xbox Network Update (Clubs, Looking for Group, and Arena), Xbox Design Lab (custom controllers), ID@Xbox (We Happy Few and Gwent), Tekken 7, Dead Rising 4, Scalebound, Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, Halo Wars 2, and Project Scorpio.

Ubisoft: Ghost Recon: Wildlands, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Tom Clancy’s The Division (expansions), Eagle Flight, Star Trek Bridge Crew, For Honor, Grow Up, Trials of the Blood Dragon, Watchdogs 2, and Steep.

Sony: God of War, Days Gone, The Last Guardian, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Detroit: Become Human, Resident Evil, Playstation VR (Impulse Gear, Star Wars Battlefront VR X-Wing demo, Batman Arkham, and Final Fantasy XV and its VR experience), Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Crash Bandicoot Remaster, Skylanders Imaginators, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Death Stranding, and Spiderman.

Nintendo: Pokemon SUN & Moon and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Other: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, Persona 5, Akiba’s Beat, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star, and The King of Fighters XIV.

Hero Realms Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1172937197/hero-realms-a-deckbuilding-adventure-card-game/description

Round 4 of 1980s Pinball Machine Mania Tournament: http://goo.gl/forms/7WZbLeM6XqhTI9ik1

EA’s E3 2016 Press Conference: https://youtu.be/psEDJXl2ApY

Bethesda’s E3 2016 Press Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT3eAmu4FhQ

Microsoft’s E3 2016 Press Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xM_NYqY71Y

Ubisoft’s E3 2016 Press Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVt25bOM6eM

Sony’s E3 2016 Press Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Me4_rqefVE

Nintendo’s E3 2016 Press Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19B4wloShy0