E3 2017

E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

E3 2017 officially kicks off today, but from here on out, big announcements will likely be few and far between. Like every E3 in recent years, major game companies have opted to host press conferences before the event begins, which is where they make all of their big announcements. There were six big press conferences of note this year - Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Bethesda - and what follows are the biggest announcements from each of them.

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Sony E3 2017: The biggest PlayStation 4 announcements

Sony E3 2017: The biggest PlayStation 4 announcements

Unlike its closest competitor, Microsoft, Sony didn't have any new hardware to present at E3, which means that it was all about the games for the PlayStation 4. There were plenty to talk about too, with headliners like Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, God of War, and Days Gone. It was an exciting show for PlayStation owners, but if you missed it, here are the biggest announcements Sony made last night.

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Nintendo Switch: Every E3 2017 game trailer

Nintendo Switch: Every E3 2017 game trailer

Hopes were high for Nintendo's E3 2017 presentation, and now that we're on the other side of it, it certainly seems like Nintendo delivered. Instead of taking a page out of Microsoft's book and announcing a ridiculous number of games, Nintendo was clearly more concerned about quality over quantity, revealing a comparatively small amount of games. In short: it's an exciting time for Switch owners, because Nintendo is about to bring some first-party heavy hitters to the console.

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Super Mario Odyssey release date and hats

Super Mario Odyssey release date and hats

We expected Nintendo to focus a lot on Super Mario Odyssey during its E3 2017 livestream today, and after a series of trailers announcing various games for the Switch, it was onto the main event. Toward the end of the livestream, Nintendo delivered a rather lengthy trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. In it, we discover a lot more about the game, and it's clear that this will be one of the most creative Mario games to be released in quite some time.

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Pokemon on Nintendo Switch: every detail we know so far

Pokemon on Nintendo Switch: every detail we know so far

If you were a bit disappointed that Nintendo didn't announce a mainline Pokemon game for the Switch during last week's Pokemon Direct, then take heart. Nintendo rectified that oversight today by revealing that, yes, a true-to-form Pokemon game is indeed in development for Nintendo's newest console. Therefore, it seems like Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon will be the last core Pokemon games developed for the 3DS.

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Dell, Alienware bring their E3 game on with new gear

Dell, Alienware bring their E3 game on with new gear

It definitely rocks being a gamer these past few weeks, from the gaming-centric Computex to the annual flood of E3. Of course, it's also a perfect opportunity for hardware and accessory makers to show off their latest wares to the hungry masses. Not one to let the opportunity pass, Dell and its Alienware brand has just announced two new gaming desktops, a notebook sporting NVIDIA's new Max-Q tech, and a couple of accessories to take your gaming to the next level.

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Logitech’s whole Powerplay mouse pad wirelessly charges its gaming mice

Logitech’s whole Powerplay mouse pad wirelessly charges its gaming mice

If gamers have been the long-standing wireless peripheral hold-outs, then Logitech thinks it finally has the answer to cutting the cord. Four years in the making, the Logitech G Powerplay system is the mouse and keyboard maker's foray into its own wireless charging system. Rather than go for one of the off-the-shelf approaches already in the wild, Logitech developed its own suited to the demanding requirements of the PC gaming community.

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Bethesda’s paid mods may not be as bad as we think

Bethesda’s paid mods may not be as bad as we think

Depending on how much you like Wolfenstein, Bethesda's E3 2017 press conference last night may have been somewhat underwhelming. However, despite the generally unimpressed reaction the conference garnered from internet denizens, there was one announcement that has received a lot of talk in the hours since Bethesda went live: Creation Club. On the surface, it seems like this is another attempt by Bethesda to get us to pay for user-created mods, which have traditionally been offered free by their creators.

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Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle does, in fact, exist. As weird as it may be, all of those wacky rumors we heard in the lead up to this announcement were right on the money. Ubisoft kicked off its E3 2017 press conference by bringing Nintendo visionary Shigeru Miyamoto on stage to discuss this new game that blends the world of Mario and the Rabbids.

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Xbox One X: All of games announced at E3 2017 (with trailers)

Xbox One X: All of games announced at E3 2017 (with trailers)

E3 2017 is arguably the biggest expo Microsoft has had in years, thanks to the official reveal of the Xbox One X. Though Microsoft spent a fair amount of time talking about the console itself, it used most of its conference time to show off all of the games that will be getting the 4K treatment on Xbox One X. Xbox chief Phil Spencer said there are 42 confirmed games in all, with 22 of those being exclusive titles of some type. Below you can find a list of all the big games announced during the show, along with trailers for each of them.

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Seagate Game Drive Hub for Xbox expands storage and ports

Seagate Game Drive Hub for Xbox expands storage and ports

The Xbox faithful are most likely having a great time at E3 this week. In addition to the long-awaited announcement of the Xbox One X, which previously went by "Project Scorpio", announcements like the expanded backwards compatibility library and new games seem to show that there is no better time to be an Xbox gamer than now. Or at least in the next few months. Jumping on that train of thought, Seagate is announcing its new Game Drive Hub for the gaming console, which gives owners not only more room for their games but also more ports for their peripherals.

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Bethesda E3 2017 announcements: Wolfenstein II, Skyrim Switch, VR

Bethesda E3 2017 announcements: Wolfenstein II, Skyrim Switch, VR

After month after month of announcements about phones, its gamers' time to have the stage. Kicking off with a gaming-centric Computex last month, the spotlight has now turned towards the annual E3 show. On the heals of Microsoft Xbox One X reveal and EA and BioWare's new Anthem "Destiny-alike" shooter, Bethesda, makers of The Elder Scrolls and owners of DOOM, just unloaded a ton of new games, starting with something that has been a long-time coming: Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch.

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