E3 2018

E3 2018

Hello and welcome to TrueAchievements’ coverage of the annual Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3)!

To keep things easy for you, we’ve created a centralized location for all your E3 news, including announcements, trailers, screens, and more! Check back often throughout the conference or follow the #TAE3 tag on Twitter for the latest updates.

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All E3 2018 News

Top Ten Games We Saw and Played at E3 2018

In our final E3 2018 story, we're looking back on all we saw and played on the showfloor and rank our top ten favorite games of the show. Where did your most anticipated game land on our rankings?

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 33 comments

The Division 2 Thinks the Worst of Humanity

It's the end of the world as we know it, and we feel fine about The Division 2. Its gameplay demo was more of what players enjoyed from the original, but Massive Entertainment may have found a new wrinkle in the story genre.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 26 comments

Four Intriguing ID@Xbox Games We Enjoyed at E3

We played lots of games at E3, many of them were the biggest upcoming AAA titles. But others we played were the lesser known indies, and we love those too. Here are four upcoming indies we're excited to play again soon.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 18 comments

TA Playlist Game for July 2018 Announced

We're heading to the wasteland for our next TA Playlist game! Join us starting on July 1st as we step out into the sunlight, level up, and survive a post-nuclear sin city as a community with Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 104 comments

We Happy Few Undergoes a Major Facelift Ahead of August Release

I was one of the first to play We Happy Few two years ago when it first hit Xbox Game Preview in its rough early state. Like many, I was underwhelmed, which is why it's cool to see how much it's improved since then.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 34 comments

Split-Screen Co-op Returns in Warriors Orochi 4

When it appears in October, the game will be bringing along 170 characters, some of which will be new, as well as new magic abilities and the option to join a friend or family member in split screen co-op.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Best Asset May Surprisingly Be Its Story

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is coming from a different developer but much of our hands-on time at E3 felt similar to the previous games. That was until the story took an interesting turn that could work wonders for the game.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 22 comments

TA Podcast: E3 Roundup with Mark and Maka

Welcome to the 125th episode of the TrueAchievements podcast, where Jack and I were joined by our Editorial Manager Mark and our special guest Patrick Maka to talk about their time at this year's E3.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 13 comments

Trials Rising Gameplay Shows New Single Player Tracks

A couple of days after Trials Rising was announced on stage during Ubisoft's E3 presentation, the team took to the PlayStation Live stage to showcase some gameplay from the title.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 9 comments

E3 2018: Five Ways Hitman 2 Is Improving on Its Predecessor

From Los Angeles, California we got to sit down and play roughly 40 minutes of Hitman 2. Fans of the 2016 soft reboot will be happy to hear this sequel is building on that foundation in important and welcome ways.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 12 comments

Atari Shows Tempest 4000 and Introduces Atari Flashback Classics Volume 3

Atari has released a number of screenshots for every one of the games they had at E3, two of which are coming to Xbox One.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Shining Resonance Refrain Gameplay Shows What You're Missing in the Demo

SEGA took the opportunity during E3 to release a demo for players to try on Xbox One. They then took time out during the third day of the show to play through the demo during a livestream.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Xbox Mixer Interviews Wargaming.net On World of Tanks: Mercenaries

Take a watch of a quick interview with Lead Game Designer Jeff Gregg and Community Manager RaiBOT01 from Wargaming.net as Xbox Mixer gets to learn more about the upcoming World of Tanks expansion.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 7 comments

E3 2018: Nintendo Fans Will Adore My Time at Portia

Have you ever wished the quaint farming life sims typically only found on Nintendo systems would come to other consoles? If so, My Time at Portia is the game for which you've been wishing. Here's why it's special.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 20 comments

Take To The Skies With This ACE COMBAT 7: Skies Unknown Trailer

Following up more details and plenty of screenshots about the game, Japanese publisher Bandai Namco have also released a new trailer for upcoming arcade flight sequel Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 8 comments

Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion Trailer Maroons Finn & Jake

A new trailer has been released showing the setup for upcoming open world tie-in title, Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion as Finn and Jake awake to find the Ice Kingdom melting and flooding the Land of Ooo.

Posted 2 months ago by Chewie, 8 comments

E3 2018: Left 4 Dead Fans Need to Pay Attention to These Two Games

A day apart during our E3 trip we saw two games that both unabashedly intend on carrying the torch handed over from Valve's long-dormant Left 4 Dead franchise. Here's why fans of L4D can't afford to miss these two titles.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 50 comments

E3 2018's Lost Games: Eight No-Shows We Hoped to See

So E3 was pretty good. We had all kinds of major hitters coming out and looking really good, but spectators may have noticed that some of the players didn't quite make it onto the field. This is their story.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 98 comments

SEGA Show Some Team Sonic Racing Gameplay At E3

Following the game's announcement before E3 and a trailer at the start of the show, SEGA have shown an extended look from the upcoming Sumo Digital racer Team Sonic Racing. Oh, and also some toast.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 19 comments

E3 2018: Five Takeaways from Our Demo of Anthem

Following the EA Play press conference, I was able to get a front row seat to a 20-minute presentation of the publisher's next big IP, Anthem. Inside you'll find my five biggest takeaways from the next big BioWare epic.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 25 comments

Mercenaries, Treasure Hunters and Settlers Clash in New GreedFall Trailer

GreedFall is an upcoming RPG from Spiders, the studio behind Bound by Flame and The Technomancer, which was first announced last February. A new story trailer has emerged this week as part of E3.

Posted 2 months ago by Chewie, 8 comments

Remedy's Control Has Co-op Multiplayer According to Xbox Store Listing

Remedy Entertainment unveiled their latest project, Control, at E3 a few days ago and an Xbox store page has just gone live which reveals some more key details.

Posted 2 months ago by Jack Watling, 22 comments

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 Bends it Like Beckham

This year, PES is looking pretty good and they've had three livestreams to show off the game during E3, just in case you missed it the first or second time.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 9 comments

Ace Combat 7 Details and Screenshots

The game will feature all kinds of weather you'll have to react to and use to your advantage as you fight in a continental war against manned and unmanned aircraft.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

Heavy Fire: Red Shadow Trailer

It's like your favorite turret sections in your favorite World War FPS, but instead you get to do them all of the time. That sounds pretty fun.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 16 comments

LEGO DC Super-Villains Gets an E3 2018 Gameplay Demo

PlayStation Live's Meredith Molinari sat down with developer TT Games' own Arthur Parsons at this year's E3 event to talk about the team's upcoming and recently announced title, LEGO DC Super-Villains.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

Jump Force Producer Interview, Gameplay Sessions and a Gameplay Mash-Up

Four videos have been releases showcasing plenty of action-packed gameplay from the upcoming Jump Force. We have a Producer interview, two gameplay sessions, and a gameplay mash-up.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Two Strange Brigade Videos Show Ripping New Features

Two new videos have emerged for Rebellion's soon to be released co-op adventure shooter, Strange Brigade, with both showing more detail on what's new for the game since it was first unveiled at last year's E3.

Posted 2 months ago by Chewie, 4 comments

Shields Arrive in The Division, Use Them to Unlock Rewards in The Division 2

Shields are a series of collectibles that players earn for completing challenges. If players unlock multiple shields, they'll be able to use them to earn rewards in The Division 2.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 22 comments

Forty Minute Interview for Valkyria Chronicles 4

To get a better look at the game, SEGA hosted a forty minute developer stream where we see our hosts chatting with the developers and going over everything from story to gameplay.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Rage 2 Preview Interview from E3

They go over things like the open world and how it's designed, vehicles and the ability to go anywhere and gunplay with the Overdrive power, plus there's a heck of a lot more gameplay to go with it.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

Immortal: Unchained's Character Can be Customized

You look exactly how you want to look, as the game will feature a robust character creator that will let you customize everything from gender down to particular hair styles.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Bungie Explains Why A Well-Known Destiny 2 Character Had to Die

During Sony's E3 conference, the team debuted a trailer showing a well known character paying the ultimate price when things go wrong. In a new interview, the team discusses why they chose to do this.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 31 comments

Skull and Bones Gameplay Preview Video

We got a look at Skull and Bones at E3. Now, we have a better look at some of the gameplay for the upcoming pirate naval game via a video preview.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Bricker, 1 comment

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Story Preview

Do you want to know what might be happening in Clem's life during this final season? Telltale has just released a preview of her story in this final series of episodes.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 8 comments

E3 2018: Everything We Know So Far About Remedy's New Game, Control

From E3 in Los Angeles, we were able to sit down with two game designers from Remedy as they walked us through a demo of their latest game, Control. Here's everything we know so far about the studio's next head-scratcher.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

11-11: Memories Retold Gameplay Preview

Bandai Namco is hoping that the game will be able to tell a story that's memorable and impactful on top of being relatively different to its contemporaries in the gaming world.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Publisher Trailer Confirms Edge of Eternity Still Coming

Spring is almost done and the game was mysteriously absent from E3, which had fans questioning what might be happening with the game. It's still coming.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

Sonic Mania Plus Developers Talk Toasters

In the video below, you'll see a whole lot of conversation about Sonic toasters (seriously, real toasters) and the contents of the collector's edition, and they'll watch the game's trailers.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Interview with Remedy on Control from E3

In the video, you'll learn about how the combat will work, Jesse's powers, the story, and what exactly the Federal Bureau of Control is and how it was holding back aliens from another dimension.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

A Few New FIFA 19 Details

The new gameplay means that you'll have updated squad tactics, better control of the pitch, and changes to loose balls on the pitch. You'll also have an evolving story that ends in the Champions League.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 9 comments

Jackbox Party Pack 5's Second Game is Split the Room

The first game is the fan favorite You Don't Know Jack. Today we learned the name of the second game: Split the Room. You'll have to use logic to split the response in the room.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

Soulcalibur VI Gameplay Preview from E3

That legion of fans has been salivating over every drop of gameplay. Now that E3 has arrived, we're finally learning more about the game. This interview has lots of gameplay and details.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

First Details of New PUBG Features

PUBG has created quite a lot of buzz about all the new features, so the team at Inside Xbox decided to organize an interview between Major Nelson and PUBG Corps.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

Forza Horizon 4 Interview from E3

In the interview, Ralph Fulton discussed how the seasons will work and that they'll be synchronized between all players in the game, as well as how the map will be organized.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 7 comments

Meet E3 2018's Newest ID@Xbox Titles

The ID@Xbox montage trailer included brief glimpses of 27 titles. We've already met 21 of those titles. Here are the others that will all be coming to Xbox One and/or Windows 10 in the future.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

E3 Trailer for Indie Shooter Crazy Justice

It sounds like a lot for a two-man developer to pack into one game, but today's E3 trailer will certainly show you that progress is being made.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

Devil May Cry 5 Interview With Capcom Director Hideaki Itsuno

Ten years is a long time between game sequels. This episode of Inside Xbox features Hideaki Itsuno, the Director of Capcom. He gives some of the backstory behind the game.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Bricker, 7 comments

First Look at Dead or Alive 6 Gameplay

You can see the gameplay yourself in the latest video from E3 and see how the game has become more friendly to new players while also maintaining the depth fans expect.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Dying Light 2's Combat Abilities Detailed

Tymon Smektala from Techland discusses the tactical combat parkour elements of Dying Light 2 in this episode of Inside Xbox.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Bricker, 2 comments