Check out some of the best new video games to be announced by Electronic Arts (EA) at the E3 2011 Expo in LA.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2011, in LA is dubbed the world’s leading trade show for computer and video games and related products and mere mention of the event is enough to get gamers salivating at the prospect of playing not-yet-released games.
Hot on the heels of our announcement of what game makers THQ have planned, Electronic Arts (EA) are set to make some big game announcements at the event too.
Just some of the highlights of the games selected to be previewed at E3 include:
From the densely populated city streets of Paris to the barren dustbowl of the Tehran desert, Battlefield 3 is the next instalment in the internationally acclaimed Battlefield series. Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. Launch Date: Autumn 2011.
EA Sports PGA Tour Golf Challenge
The press release calls it a ‘free-to-play social media game that delivers real-time 3D golf on Facebook.’ Guaranteed to get you using Facebook for even longer each day it is one the first 3D games of its kind and tailored to a casual gaming audience, the game features accessible, easy to master game play. Platform: Facebook. Available now at: apps.facebook.com/pgatourgolfchallenge
FIFA Soccer 12
FIFA Soccer 12 promises to be deeper and more engaging with features such as all-new Precision Dribbling for better attacking options, plus Tactical Defending, which fundamentally changes the approach to defending by placing equal importance on positioning, intercepting passes and tackling. The handheld version of the game is also soon to launch on the Nintendo 3DS. Platforms: Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Launch Date: Autumn 2011
Mass Effect 3
Mass Effect 3 promises to be ‘the pinnacle of the critically-acclaimed epic action RPG series.’ Only you, as Commander Shepard, can determine how events will play out, which planets you will save from annihilation and which alliances you will form or abandon as you rally the forces of the galaxy to eliminate the Reaper threat once and for all. Gripping stuff for sure!
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. Launch Date: Early 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic
Building on the traditional genre pillars of combat, exploration and character progression by adding story as a fourth pillar, if you are a fan of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games, Star Wars: The Old Republic could be a winner. As with most things associated with the Star Wars franchise expect the game to be a massive success and to experience best of breed MMO features including PVP, crafting, trading, and socializing. Platforms: PC. Launch Date: TBC