E3 2018 is rear and each season is like Christmas for gamers. Dozens upon dozens of game shows, statements, demos, and also many, many surprises have been shared between some of the greatest names in the games sector, and E3 2018 certainly delivered that and much more.
Following EA, Bethesda, Microsoft, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Sony, and Nintendo have presented their media conferences and offered an in-depth look at what lies ahead to the next several years, we’re awaiting our staff predictions for what we were expecting (or hoping for) at the year’s series. Through the last few weeks, the DualShockers‘ team shared their ideas within our”E3 Dreams” editorial series, in which we each predicted a name or statement that we hoped could come to pass.
Thus, now that the conventions are over, how can we do? Keep reading below to the verdict of whether our E3 cries for 2018 actually turned out to be reality — you might also click on each headline to head back into the editorial itself and also see how right (or wrong) we ended up getting things.
The Verdict: That may have come true? Microsoft did create an announcement for the series using the introduction of Halo Infinite. But right now we don’t understand all too much about the game, besides it will obviously feature the series’ main man Master Chief, and that it will be utilizing a new engine called the SlipSpace Engine. For all we know, this probably is a name that may not be coming to the Xbox One, but instead into the next generation of Xbox console.
We officially acquired our first look at the very first mainline Fire Emblem game coming into the Nintendo Switch, which is called Fire Emblem: Three Houses. As expected, the game’s reveal gave us a good indication of what to expect from the series making the jump to another stage, and the game is expected to launch sometime in spring 2019.
The Verdict: Regrettably, this fantasy did not come to pass. Despite enthusiastic fan requests, Skate 4 was not declared by EA as many hoped for. But we’d got somewhat of a consolation prize in the form of Session, an impending skateboarding title (and apparent Skate spiritual successor) that acquired a new trailer in Microsoft’s E3 2018 press conference.
In Sony’s E3 2018 media conference, we finally obtained an extensive first gameplay look at Ghost of Tsushima, which we understood going in would be at the occasion. However, we didn’t anticipate Sucker Punch’s upcoming title to provide such a gorgeous presentation at the series. No launch window has been verified for the title currently, though, so we’ll have to wait and see if the game is actually coming out.
The Verdict: We sure did find more from the game. We knew Naughty Dog’s next masterpiece in the making would be at Sony’s E3 2018 media conference, and the demonstration gave us our first look in its gameplay. The video showcased more of the brutal violence that we’ve noticed from the game’s past two showings, yet this time around also highlighted a little more of the individual components that have made The Last of Us so emotional and troubling.
The Verdict: Regrettably, we have to keep standing by for this specific , as EA didn’t reveal Titanfall 3 as some might have expected. Respawn Entertainment teased ahead that it’d have a small bit of information about a few of its following projects, but that (as expected) proven to be for its upcoming Star Wars job , that we currently know is named Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and takes place in the meantime between Revenge of the Sith along with A New Hope.
The Verdict: Yep! We now know that the really, very long-awaited Kingdom Hearts III does finally possess a release confirmed in January 2019. While the release date misses its originally-planned window sometime later this year, at least Kingdom Hearts fans could rest a little easier knowing that the long-awaited next primary setup in this series is finally arriving.
How did you do in your E3 dreams and dreams this past year? Did your main fantasies become a reality at this year’s show? Comment down below on which you hoped and obtained (or did not receive ) from E3 this year, also catch up with all of our coverage on this season’s main announcements and reveals, at the interim,.