E3 2017: Every New Game Announced At E3 (So Far)
There were a lot of new games announced at this year’s E3, like Bioware’s new IP Anthem, Monster Hunter: World, Metroid Prime 4, and more. With so many to keep track of, we’ve compiled them all in one place for your reference. Click ahead to check out all the biggest new games announced at E3 2017. Be sure to check back often as we update this feature with more games.
E3 2017 begins today and for the first time ever, the show is open to the public this year, but the show otherwise seems to be largely the same as in the recent past. One notable difference is that things began earlier than usual–EA already held its EA Play press conference on Saturday, while Microsoft’s Xbox press conference was a day earlier than usual.
To catch up on everything that was announced during the press conferences, you can check out our roundup of all the announcements. And keep an eye on our hub for more news, videos, and impressions from E3 2017.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Assassin’s Creed: Origins is a prequel of the long running action-adventure series. It’s set in Eqypt and puts you in control of Bayek, the last Medjay, an Egyptian sheriff tasked with protecting the people from threats local and foreign.
Anthem is a new sci-fi action game created by Bioware, the studio behind Mass Effect and Dragon Age. The game puts you in the role of a “Freelancer,” an adventurer tasked with exploring unknown planets and protecting humanity using powerful custom exo-suits.
Beyond Good & Evil 2
Beyond Good & Evil 2 is the much-anticipated follow-up to 2003’s Beyond Good & Evil. It takes place before the birth of Jade, the protagonist of the original game.
The Crew 2
The Crew 2 is an open world racing filled with a bunch of vehicles, from cars to monster trucks to light airplanes.
Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider
A standalone expansion titled Dishonored: Death of the Outsider puts you in the shoes of Meagan Foster, an ally of Emily and Corvo in Dishonored 2.
Doom VFR brings the first-person shooter into virtual reality. It adds a unique teleportation mechanic but maintains the game’s fast pace and demon-eviscerating action.
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Dragon Ball FighterZ is a new fighting game based on the popular anime franchise that’s developed by Arc System Works, the studio behind Guilty Gear and Blazblue.
The Evil Within 2
The Evil Within 2 is a sequel to the 2014 horror game and is being developed by Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami’s studio. You’ll apparently have to save your daughter, but not much else was revealed.
Forza Motorsport 7
Forza Motorsport 7 is the latest entry in the long running car simulation series. This time around there are more than 700 cars in the game, as well as new tracks and weather systems.
Kirby’s next adventure will continue the tradition of cutesy side-scrolling environments and gobbling up enemies to gain their power. In addition, there is four-player co-op.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm
Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a three episode prequel series set before the events of the first game. It stars Chloe with an appearance from Rachel Amber before she went missing.
Metro Exodus is the third entry in 4A Game’s post-apocalyptic first-person shooter series. Unlike its predecessors, which were more linear, the game will feature a fully open world.
Metroid: Samus Returns
Metroid: Samus Returns is a re-imagination of Metroid 2: Return of Samus which came out for Game Boy back in 1991.
Metroid Prime 4
It has been 10 years since we had a proper Metroid Prime game, but we now know that another one is on the way for Switch! No release date or gameplay footage was shown, so there’s reason to believe that Metroid Prime 4 won’t be coming any time soon, but at least there’s it’s in development.
Monster Hunter: World
The Monster Hunter franchise returns to consoles with Monster Hunter: World. Like the recent 3DS installments, you can scale walls, leap attack onto monsters, and cook food. It also appears to have a multitude of new elements, like a grappling hook, flares, and a machine gun-like firearm.
Ori And the Will of the Wisps
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Xbox One console exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest.
Untitled Pokemon Game
Although no trailer or gameplay was shown, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president of Pokemon Company confirmed that Game Freak is working on a new core Pokemon RPG game. However, he stated that it ”may not release for more than a year.”
Shadow of the Colossus
A remaster or remake of the critically acclaimed 2005 game Shadow of the Colossus is in the works. The reveal was sparse with details, though the game will have current-gen visual enhancements.
Skull & Bones
Skull & Bones is a new pirate-themed naval warfare game from Ubisoft Singapore. The game has a shared, systemtic world where players can engage in 5v5 battles as they try to fend for themselves or team up with other players.
Starlink: Battle For Atlas
Starlink: Battle For Atlas is Ubisoft’s first big step into the toys-to-life market. Unlike past games in the genre, the sci-fi spaceship-battling game’s toys attach to your controller.
Super Lucky’s Tale
Super Lucky’s Tale is an expanded version of the VR-focused original built to display on televisions. The game first appeared as a launch title on Oculus Rift in March 2016.
Transference is a a creepy-looking VR game where you explore the traumatic experiences of fictional people. It’s set to launch on both VR platforms and traditional consoles.
A Way Out
A Way Out is the latest project from the studio behind Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. It tells the story of two convicts who are on the run after a prison escape. After a getaway chase, the story transitions to follow these two characters as they come to grips with their past, all while trying to stay one step ahead of the law.
Yoshi is getting another standalone adventure which appeared to be a side-scroller akin to Yoshi’s Story and Yoshi’s Wooly World. It’s set to release sometime in 2018.
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
A direct sequel to 2014’s Wolfenstein: The New Order was officially revealed as the finale to Bethesda’s press conference. As last year’s teaser indicated, it’s titled Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and franchise-long protagonist BJ Blazkowicz makes a return. He’ll be operating in Nazi-occupied America with a new cast of characters.