I’ll confess that there’s never enough time to properly look at all the independently developed games that have a presence at E3. I always take some time to visit the Indiecade space to see what’s going on, and the energy there is always positive and palpable. But the indie titles that caught me...Continue Reading
Today during the NHL Awards, EA Sports revealed full details of upcoming title NHL 18, coming on September 15 to PS4 and Xbox One.
A couple of weeks ago, at the EA Play event that took place in Los Angeles, I sat down with producer Sean Ramjagsingh to get a look at what's coming...Continue Reading
North America's annual video-game trade show took place in Los Angeles last week. For the first time, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) sold tickets to the public—15,000 of them. The Straight braved the crush of humanity so you didn't have to. In a full week of pomp and pixels,...Continue Reading
While game developer and publisher Ubisoft announced new games in the weeks leading up to E3, the French company, which has a big presence in Canada with studios in Quebec and Toronto, saved something special for its showcase on Monday (June 12) at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles....Continue Reading
What a difference a year makes. Or a couple of years.
Nintendo's Switch game console, with its unique controls and portability, is a success. And now that the company—and its fans—have had that sigh of relief, we can all turn our attention to the games that we'll be playing on Switch....Continue Reading
PlayStation really knows how to stage a showcase.
At the company's event on the Monday before the beginning of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the focus was on games that will be coming to the PS4 and PS VR systems.
Things kicked off with a five-piece South Asian ensemble...Continue Reading
Electronic Arts, flying high with the continuing successes of its sports franchises and the blockbuster appeal of Battlefield 1 and Star Wars Battlefront, was in full celebration mode in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The game publisher set up in a couple of parking lots...Continue Reading
The most powerful game console will cost $600 in Canada on November 7 when the Xbox One X is released worldwide.
Xbox head Phil Spencer revealed the specs, price, and name of the system—which had been referred to as Project Scorpio—at a briefing held at the Galen Centre in Los Angeles on...Continue Reading
Next week is the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which is like Christmas for video gamers. The Straight will be there, as usual, reporting back from the major pre-E3 media events as well as bringing news from the Los Angeles Convention Centre.
You can also watch many...Continue Reading