E3 2019 took place this past week, and Microsoft was there, as usual, to showcase a number of first- and third-party games. We also got some Patch Tuesday news, and more. Catch up below.
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In this week's episode, we discuss Microsoft's announcement at the world's largest gaming event, E3, including the new Elite Series 2 controller and the official announcement of Project Scarlett.
Arcade1UP, maker of replica arcade cabinets has announced three new units during E3 2019. The cabinets include classics like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, fighting games from Marvel, and Star Wars.
Nintendo tends to offer a pretty unique experience during E3. Its booths from previous years have focused more on the experience, but this year it packs both an experience and expanded demo stations.
Fortnite's popularity still remains, despite the game making its debut two years ago. So it comes as no surprise that Epic Games went big at E3 2019, with a booth that looked more like a carnival.
Black Shark announced its second gaming smartphone earlier in the year, and fortunately, we had a chance to check out the smartphone and its various add-on controllers during E3 2019.
Animal Crossing fans will have to wait a little longer than originally expected to get their hands on the next main series title. New Horizons arrives on the Nintendo Switch next year.
Nintendo's hybrid console is getting even more Resident Evil horror with the release of two more titles. The fifth and sixth entries in the franchise will debut on Nintendo hardware this fall.
Today, Nintendo showed off some more gameplay for the upcoming Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening. It also announced an official launch date of September 20 for the game.
At the Nintendo Direct presentation for E3, Nintendo revealed a few more details about its upcoming Luigi's Mansion 3 title, including information the new Poltergust G-00 and multiplayer modes.
Nintendo has confirmed that CD Projekt Red's hit RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to the Switch. The title is the complete edition, so it includes the base game, expansions, and additional DLC.
Nintendo caught fans by surprise with an announcement right at the end of its E3 presentation: the company is working on a sequel to 2017's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Samsung has announced a new 27" gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC. The CRG5 (C27RG5) display will go on sale globally in the third quarter, priced at around $400.
During its E3 Nintendo Direct, the Japanese giant introduced a new character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. Characters from Dragon Quest and Banjo-Kazooie are coming this year.
Kalypso Media today announced Commandos 2 and Praetorians HD remasters as part of its E3 2019 lineup. The remastered titles will come with updated graphics, modernized UI elements, and more.
Epic Games has announced that the increased frequency of free games that kicked off during the recent Epic Mega Sale won't be stopping anytime soon, extending the promotion to the rest of the year.
Anyone who logs in and plays Sea of Thieves during E3 week will get some brand new Halo-themed cosmetic items for free to mount on their ships. This includes a Master Chief figurehead, flag, and more.
The Square Enix published Marvel's Avengers game was unveiled at E3 today with an in-engine trailer depicting A-Day, a catastrophe that leads to superheroes being outlawed around the world.
Today at E3, Acer announced refreshed gaming PCs that will include AMD's third-generation Ryzen processors with Zen2 architecture, along with the new Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards.
For E3 this year, AMD announced new hardware, such as the Radeon RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT, its new dedicated GPUs that are meant to deliver a superior 1440p gaming experience on the RDNA architecture.
Microsoft today announced a revamp of gamertags on its Xbox Live network. Gamers can now change their tag to any name, even one that was previously taken, at the cost of a hashcode at the end.
Microsoft has announced the final batch of backward Compatibility games for the Xbox One, as it sets its sights on making existing Xbox One titles compatible with future Xbox hardware.
At its E3 2019 keynote earlier today, the chipmaker announced that all AMD 5700 series GPUs and select models of its next-gen CPUs will come with three months of Xbox Game Pass for PC for free.
The Division 2 will start releasing its DLC in 3 episodes, starting this July. Episodes 2 and 3 will be available this fall and in early 2020, respectively, and will see a return to New York.
During its E3 event today, Ubisoft unveiled a new free-to-play game that seems heavily inspired by Rocket League. Roller Champions is coming next year, and an early demo is available now.
The final game Ubisoft announced during its E3 show is Gods & Monsters, a brand new open-world adventure title that pits players against monsters from Greek mythology, as well as dungeons, and more.
Ubisoft today announced its entry to the game subscription service world, with UPlay+. For $14.99 a month, it will net you over 100 games from the publisher, including Premium Editions.
Rainbow Six universe is expanding next year, as Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Quarantine during its E3 presentation, a brand new cooperative shooter featuring Siege characters.
Ubisoft unveiled Watch Dogs: Legion today at its E3 2019 presentation. The game is set in a post-Brexit London, where the player character can be anyone in the city as long as they are DeadSec.
At the PC Gaming Show during E3, Fatshark today announced a new Versus mode coming to Vermintide 2. It pits two teams of four players against each other, and the beta signups are open today.
The upcoming zoo building and management title Planet Zoo by the creators behind Planet Coaster, Frontier Developments, showed up at the E3 PC Gaming Show today with a gameplay trailer.
Ubisoft will be hosting its UbiE3 event today to announce its share of games and reveal more details about the titles it has already announced over the past week. Here's how to watch the event.
Torn Banner Studios announced a sequel to the 2012 multiplayer fighting game Chivalry: Medieval Warfare today. Chivalry II will be Epic Games Store exclusive for the first year of launch.
The Paradox Interactive published sequel to Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines finally received a gameplay trailer during the PC Gaming Show today at E3, showcasing vampire powers and more.
Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that Microsoft's upcoming Xbox console will indeed have an optical disc drive, saying "right now physical is a choice that millions of people love."
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The makers of the Dark Souls and Bloodborne games are now collaborating with the creator of the Game of Thrones universe over their new game: Elden Ring, set to release on Xbox and PC.
New DLC bridging the storylines of Borderlands 2 and 3 has been released for free for a limited time alongside an official E3 trailer for the latter, providing a quick look at the new Vault Hunters.