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IVG Podcast 43: Post-E3 2016 reactions and analysis

E3 2016 was packed with lots of new announcements, with new games and hardware being unveiled.

In our post-E3 podcast – which runs over 90 minutes – we sift through all the major announcements from the major press conferences and elsewhere.

Here’s a brief list of the topics we’ve covered this time:

EA press conference

  • Still proper Mass Effect gameplay
  • Cringe-worthy FIFA 17 segment
  • Titanfall 2 single-player and new gameplay mechanics
  • Every E3 studio has a Star Wars game
  • Battlefied 1 impressions


Bethesda press conference

  • Quake Champions and the over-reliance on old franchises
  • Prey reboot
  • Skyrim Remaster
  • Dishnonored 2 gameplay, new features and powers

Microsoft press conference

  • Xbox One S: What’s the point?
  • Xbox Anywhere: The finer details
  • Forza Horizon 3 and how glorious it looks
  • Sea of Thieves looked pretty underwhelming
  • Project Scorpio: Did it make sense to announce it so early
  • Gwent, Final Fantasy XV, Scalebound, Minecraft, and more


PC Gaming Show round-up

Ubisoft press conference

  • Ghost Recon Wildlands doesn’t look like a Ghost Recon game
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole
  • For Honor looks a lot of fun
  • Trials of the Blood Dragon
  • Watch Dogs 2: Memes, setting, possible editions, and gameplay improvements
  • Steep: The Crew meets adventure sports

Nintendo round-up


Sony press conference

  • God of War’s much needed reboot: Speculation on setting, gameplay, characters, etc
  • The Last Guardian release date
  • Kojima announces a game that isn’t yet in development
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn walkthrough impressions
  • Crash Bandicoot remakes/remasters
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare looks surprisingly good
  • Insomniac’s fantastic looking new Spiderman game
  • Days Gone

Best moments and favourite games of E3

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