Ubisoft E3 2013 Live Blog

Ubisoft-LogoThe Good

  • Mention of Watch Dogs from host.
  • Splinter Cell returning with Splinter Cell Blacklist.
  • Live demo of new Splinter Cell.
  • New Rayman Legends – Looking cutesy and fun as usual – Available September.
  • Same sidescrolling platformer adventure as always, using comic style, detached from the background graphics.
  • Musical maps, over 120 levels.
  • The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot – Sounds interesting and fun – Collect loot, steal from others, protect your loot pile.
  • TMQFEL looks hilarious, and hours of good fun, British humour – Free to play beta online game.
  • South Park The Stick of Truth – Coming to PS3 and Xbox 360.
  • The Crew? – New racing game – Stunning trailer, looks like co op play potentially? – Infiltrate and take over criminal organisations – Open world, free to explore, choose cars and gameplay style to suit you. Persistently online. Can play solo, but every single mission has multiplayer capabilities.
  • Live demo of The Crew – Looks like very good fun, action packed.
  • Offroad driving, on hills, everywhere, not limited to roads.
  • No lobby, seamless addition of players into your game for multiplayer functionality.
  • Customisation system – Strip everything away and build it from scratch.
  • Take down enemy racers on your own or as a team.
  • SmartGlass – Can craft your own car outside of the game, and it is brought into the game when completed.
  • Watch Dogs – Further info and explanation? Same trailer as was leaked yesterday.
  • More Raving Rabbids – Interactive TV Show.
  • Assassin’s Creed 4 – Brand new trailer, no live gameplay. Fingers crossed for epic sea battles, as well as trandtional AC gameplay – Can explore the world however you want – More of an open world experience? Explore land and sea – Correction, in game footage at the end.
  • Looks like you can swim in an improved manner in AC4.
  • Trials Fusion – Brave to take on a sequel to a massively popular Arcade title.
  • Trials Frontier on mobile devices? Looks interesting.
  • Open world online RPG – Futuristic apocalyptic style due to apparent pandemic – Real time demo – Still no official title? Dystopian world set in the future? Official title is Tom Clancy’s The Division.

The Bad

  • Already started with a random celebrity (Jerry Cantrell) playing musc live on stage.

The Not So Sure

  • Rocksmith game showcased by Jerry Cantrell.
  • Same host from last year #girlwood – Tshirt is not needed.
  • Just Dance 2014 – Do people still care about this? Across all platforms.
  • Rabbids Interactive TV show is a bit strange – Coming to Xbox One – More TV nonsense from Microsoft.

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