The 10 Best Announcements of E3 2019

E3 2019 will be remembered for the abundance of CGI trailers for games rather than actual gameplay. What am I saying? Nobody will forget the majestic appearance of Keanu Reeves as he helped promote Cyberpunk 2077. Other than Keanu, there was plenty to get excited about. Here are my 10 favourite announcements.

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Opinion: Why You Shouldn’t Get the Next Xbox, Project Scarlett At Launch

As expected, Microsoft have announced their next generation console currently known as project Scarlett. This new hardware boasts some impressive specifications including a new processor that has 4 times the power of the Xbox One X.

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Game Review – Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion (Xbox One)

Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion is an RPG based on the popular Cartoon Network, animated series, Adventure Time.

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Game Review: What Remains of Edith Finch (Xbox One X)

Winning a BAFTA for best game in 2017, What Remains of Edith Finch is centred on the character Edith Finch. It’s revealed that she’s the last in the Finch family line which have a perceived curse. They believe that it causes all but one member of each generation to die in unusual ways.

Each death is played out in a short gameplay sequence to the player. The game is presented as an anthology of these mini-experiences, wrapped in the dramatic retelling of the family’s history and fate through Edith’s narration.

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Game Review – Shenmue I & II: HD Collection (Xbox One)

Well, this is a review I never imagined I would be writing. Shenmue is one of my favourite video games of all time. I played it to death in my younger years and have often reminisced ever since. Originally, it released in 1999 on the SEGA Dreamcast. Next year, it will have been 20 years since it all began. I’ve often dreamed of a re-release on modern platforms.

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Game Review: Abzû (Xbox One)

Abzû is an adventure video game developed by Giant Squid Studios. A studio made up of many of the creative minds behind Journey. If that alone doesn’t make Abzû sound like something worth playing then hopefully my review will do just that.

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