3 Things From E3 2016 That Excited Me

E3 2016

Whilst writing this post I’ve decided in my head that I’m going to set a goal of attending an E3 show over the next few years! Every year I usually live stream the event and sit there in amazement at some of the things getting released and reviewed. Whats even better is the amount of demo stands where you can literally just go play all the new games or consoles well before they’re even released! I suppose the developers need to get feedback somehow, and what better way than to let true gamers play them!

I’m going to round up my Top 3 things from E3 2016 that really got me excited the most. Im not going to lie, pretty much everything about E3 got me all like WOW, OMG, WTF but these are like my stand-out three games/consoles I will 110% be purchasing and playing over the next year!

3 – Playstation VR

Playstation VR

I don’t actually own a Playstation 4, as I opted for an Xbox One back on day one when they initially launched. I used to be a huge gamer in my early teens, however I’m now more on the fence and a casual gamer. The latest VR offering from Sony however has had my ears pricked up since the rumours started. I’ve always been interested in VR ever since the original Oculus Rift launched. Playstation VR which looks set to launch in October will more than likely see VR fired into many homes across the world by Christmas. It’s set to launch with a great array of games alongside Sony’s Playstation 4 and I can’t wait to get my hands on a PS4 Console and the VR set.

2 – Fifa 17

Fifa 17

I’ve always been a fan of the Fifa series ever since around Fifa 95 being my first memory of owning the game. Back when Indoor soccer was an option and it was on the Sega Mega Drive. I’ve followed EA Sports franchise over the years and I’d hate to know the amount of hours i’ve consumed playing Fifa. My college and university days consisted of Fifa, Fifa and more Fifa. I’d play endlessly online till 4am onwards competing with players from around the globe. This new storyline mode featuring Frostbite technology looks set to take the game by storm. Everyone loves a good storyline, and this gives a whole new dimension to Fifa away from the standard Ultimate Team mode which has been popular of late. As a Middlesbrough fan, it’ll be nice to see the boys up in the Premier League once again and from what I know, all Premier League stadiums are featured within the game fully. This means that we will see the Riverside Stadium in all its glory thanks to the amazing Frostbite engine. Come September 29th I can assure you i’ll be playing the new storyline mode featuring an upcoming player by the name of Alex Hunter and trying to win that trial to play for a Premier League Club! I can’t wait to experience the ups and downs of this new Story Mode feature and I hope that EA have the ability to constantly change and develop this storyline via Updates or Downloadable Content.

1 – Crash Bandicoot Remastered

Crash Bandicoot

As soon as I spotted Crash Bandicoot on the big screen, I was already looking at prices of buying a Playstation 4. Crash Bandicoot brings back so many happy childhood memories. The fact that they are not only bringing back one crash game but three is just amazing. Activision who still own the Crash Bandicoot license have agreed with Sony to bring back three games. The three games we will get to play will be Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped. The only downside is that we have to wait until 2017 apparently to get our hands on this collection. I’m hoping that we may still see a 2016 Christmas Release, which would make so much sense on a financial level as I can imagine sales would go through the roof. Either way, whenever Crash Bandicoot remastered is launched it’ll go down a storm I’m sure!

Thats my general roundup from this years E3 and the three things that got me going the most. Did any of these three things get you going crazy, or is there something else from E3 that you’re looking forward to the most? Let me know in the comments below

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  • Crash Bandicoot is going to be awesome! I cannot wait to see what they do! x

  • The Lazy Baker

    Crash Bandicoot was my childhood game! It makes me so excited that they’re bringing it out again!

  • Erin Ek Rush

    I’ve never live streamed an event but what a great idea – there are so many conferences etc. I’d love to go to but don’t have ways to get there.. something worth looking into!

  • I remember playing crash bandicoot years ago. Great to see its being brought back!

  • Oh my god Crash Bandicoot is such a good game, I can’t believe they are rebooting it it reminds me of my childhood.

  • Harriet @ Toby&Roo

    I’m not a gamer but Crash bandicoot has so many great memories for me too! It could inspire me to game again haha!

  • This sounds like something a gamer would really enjoy, I’m sending this link to my friend 🙂

  • Linda Hobbis

    My son is campaigning for a PS4 but I must admit my knowledge of gaming is very scanty and I’m not sure I know the difference between that and an Xbox. I suspect I’m going to have to learn quickly!

  • Beautyqueenuk

    I cannot wait for Crash Bandicoot to come out, I have spent many hours playing that x

  • I am so excited for crash bandicoot, it was one of my favourite games on the playstation 1 x

  • Mellissa Williams

    My son would love to go to E3, he would love the Playstation VR. Not that looks awesome

  • There were some huge reveals this year. It’s awesome to see Sony focusing on that VR!

  • OH my goodness you are so lucky to be able to attended this event! I can’t wait to see that blog post! I love video games!

    xoxo
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  • Sounds like a great event, I hope you get to attend! My son would LOVE if I got him one of these consoles. I’d be the best mum ever, lol! 🙂

  • My nephew loves all these games. He is so obsessed with them all.

  • Hannah Heartss ❄️⛄️

    I am SO excited for the Crash Bandicoot – I need to get a PS4 ASAP!!!

  • I used to play Crash as a kid with my brother. Excited to read that there is a new one coming out.

  • Not heard of Crash before but I am loving the playstation VR and my brother said he wants FIFA 17.

  • Melanie Edjourian

    I’ve not played crash before but it sounds like great fun.

  • Jessica Dearnley

    I used to be addicted to Crash when I was younger, the new game sounds exciting.

  • Tanya Brannan

    My daughter absolutely loves playing FIFA and has already asked for this game!

  • Ali

    It looks like you’ll be buying a playstation! The VR does look great, I’d love to try it!

  • Mary Charie Ylagan

    I’m sooo excited for the playstation VR! It will take video games into the next level!

  • Jessica

    My cousin’s son loves Fifa. He’ll get excited when I send this to him. 🙂

  • All three sound pretty cool, I like the play station VR! sounds amazing the hubby would love it!!

  • fashion-mommy

    My 7 year old lad is crazy for Fifa 16, so 17 is definitely on the Christmas list.

  • Not one to play videogames, but some great ideas for gifts for my boyfriend – thanks!