Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is a team-based third-person shooter with both old and new characters based on the most popular tower defense game ever made. Coming first to Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Gameplay here.
Perhaps the most impressive Xbox One exclusive in the works, Crytek’s Ryse offers God of War-style hack and slash action, set against the epic visuals of ancient Rome. Certainly the best looking XO game shown to date.
At E3 2013, we saw some epicblockbustergames and twonew consoles. But our favorite game playable on the show floor was this goofy indie, starring a gangly octopus who struggles to perform even the most basic of tasks.
CD Projekt Red caps off its critically-acclaimed series with an ambitious RPG. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will feature an open world with varied and dynamic ecosystems, unique combat and non-linear progression.
The game formerly known as Final Fantasy Versus XIII is now called Final Fantasy XV. It now seems to have a more action-oriented gameplay, with a hero that can teleport short distances and switch weapons on the fly.
The Sony PS4 title Second Son takes place 7 years after the events in inFamous 2. Players will take on the role of Delsin, an ambitious young man who accidentally gains the power to control and transform into fire.
Gotham mob lord Black Mask put a price on Bats’ head, and there are a lot of takers. Young Bruce Wayne has a long night ahead of him in Batman: Arkham Origins.We also get a brief look at the game’s new sleuthing mechanic.
A jaw-dropping demonstration of the single player in EA’s upcoming FPS Titanfall. Players will be given an array of tools that encourage them to move and attack quickly, from jetpacks to quick-shooting rocket launchers.
From Monolith Soft, developer of the critically-acclaimed JRPG Xenoblade comes a new title only for the Wii U. The game codenamed ‘X’ will be an open world RPG with mechs that transform, fly and fight. Coming in 2014.
In 2014, Super Smash Bros. will arrive on the Wii U and for the first time on a handheld system, the 3DS. New characters include Mega Man, the Villager from Animal Crossing and the Trainer from Wii Fit. We’re not making that up.
Unlike most post-apocalyptic games, Sunset Overdrive puts players in a world with a bright and lovely color palette (and lots of deadly mutants). It’s like a soda commercial mixed with parkour and Dead Rising.
There’s hope – and Faith – for Mirror’s Edge fans. Dice and EA have confirmed that they are working on a sequel to the parkour-inspired first person adventure and platforming game. No release date yet though.
An extensive look at MGS V. The Metal Gear series goes open world for the first time ever, bringing with it new challenges and opportunities. It also brings Big Boss one step closer to his Darth Vader moment.
Titanfall seems to be EA’s answer to Destiny. The game is a multiplayer-focused FPS where players can fight on foot as well as with mechs. Infantry are more agile, but the mechs are more powerful. More at NeoGAF.
The aura of hype and kowtowing in this video – is this a report or an ad? – is so thick it’s quite unnerving to listen to at times. But IGN does cover a lot of ground here about Bungie’s upcoming massively multiplayer FPS Destiny.
Dracula is besieged by powerful forces. Satan himself is amassing forces to exact revenge, and the Belmonts are coming for their errant kin’s head. Lords of Shadow 2 will see the conclusion of Gabriel Belmont’s tragic tale.
(NSFW: Language, Gore) The mulitplayer in The Last of Us is as tense as its story mode. Form clans to scavenge and survive random events as well as attacks from enemies. You’ll also be able to buy and craft items on the fly.
Tall Chess is the app equivalent of the vertical chess set. It’s neat and simple, and it’s free-to-play if you just want to match wits with one person at a time. If you upgrade to the paid version, you get to play multiple games at once.
A puzzle adventure game where you play as a man armed with a gun that creates clones of himself. You can possess any of your clones as you navigate through the game’s beautifully creepy world. Also on Steam. Demo at 2:02.
The story trailer for Rain gives us another look at its intriguing visuals and gameplay mechanics. The puzzle adventure game will be released on the PS3 this fall. The song is Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy.
A point-and-click adventure game inspired by early Mickey Mouse, Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons. Aside from its retro cartoon look, the game will also ask players to “think like a toon” in order to solve its puzzles.
The sequel to one of the best tower defense games ever made will launch on iOS devices on 06/06/13. It will have new towers, enemies and heroes. Flash version to follow; sadly, there’s no word on its Android release yet. More here.