Missed the EA’s 2013 E3 conference? Let Resident Entertainment inform you on what went down.
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Announced, Trailer, Demo
“Garden Warfare” will arrive on Xbox One first and eventually the Xbox 360. Much different than the tower defense style of the original PvZ, “Garden Warfare” is a third-person action game with four player co-op where you choose a class (sunflower, peashooter, etc.) and defeat the zombies we all know and love. This game is different than “It’s About Time” which comes out July 18 on iOS devices.
“Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare” will be available for the Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Peggle 2 Announced
No videos were shown and no details were given other than the game exists.
“Titanfall” will be released on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC in Spring 2014.
Star Wars: Battlefront Announced, Teaser
Battlefront is back! Besides the game being powered by the Frostbite 3 engine, nothing else is known about the game. A quick teaser was shown which you can watch below. The last Star Wars Battlefront game was “Elite Squadron” for the PSP and DS in 2009.
Need for Speed Rivals Trailer, Demo
Gameplay for “Rivals” was shown off where another player was able to seamlessly come into a single player race as a cop. A third person was using an iPad with the SmartGlass app downloaded and saw a top down view of the action. The iPad user was able to drop traps and direct a helicopter. See the gameplay below for the new features.
“Rivals” will come out on November 19, 2013 for PS3, X360, and PC and eventually for the PS4 and Xbox One.
Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer
“Inquisition” will be released Fall 2014. A trailer was shown which can be seen below. The last Dragon Age game released was “Dragon Age II “in 2011 for PS3, X360, PC, and Mac.
“Inquisition” will be released Fall 2014 for PC, Mac, X360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4.
NBA Live 14 New Features, Trailer
“NBA Live 14” has a focus on its dribbling mechanics with a new feature called “bounceTek.” A new trailer was shown at the conference which can be viewed below. The last NBA Live game released was “NBA Live 10” on October 6, 2009 for the PS3, PSP, X360, and iOS.
“NBA Live 14” will be released for the PS4 and Xbox One.
Madden NFL 25 New Features, Trailer
“Madden 25” is a couple of new features. “Player Sense” allows players to scan their environment for a faster reaction while “War in the Trenches” makes the offensive and defensive linemen more intelligent. Finally, Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson is the cover star this year.
“Madden NFL 25” will be released on August 27, 2013.
FIFA 14 New Features, Trailer
Using the Ignite engine available in the PS4 and Xbox One versions of “FIFA 14,” players will act more intelligent and the crowd will be more animated. A new trailer was also shown which can be viewed below.
“FIFA 14” will be released on September 24, 2013 in North America and September 27, 2013 in Europe for the PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One, and PC.
UFC New Features, Trailer
Spring 2014 will see the release of EA’s UFC game. A new AI concept called “MMAi” will make the players move more realistic and seamless during matches.
“UFC” comes out Spring 2014 for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Battlefield 4 Demo
“Battlefield 2’s” “Commander” mode will be returning for “Battlefield 4.” This mode involves one player assisting a team through a top-down perspective. Downloading DICEs Battlelog service will allow players to use tablets and other mobile devices if they so choose.
Mirror’s Edge Sequel Announced, Trailer
A sequel to “Mirror’s Edge” is on the way. A trailer that was shown the game will come out “when it’s ready.”
More recaps will appear on Resident Entertainment for the Ubisoft and PlayStation conferences shortly after their presentations.
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