NintendovNintendo introduced Wii U on Tuesday and it will be available to the public next year. The console has an iPad-like controller and it allows players the ability to look at the TV screen and the screen on the controller at the same time when playing as well as interact with both of them separately.
MicrosoftvThe Tomb Raider demo shows Lara Croft fearing for her life within a collapsing cavern. There's more dialogue than usual. BioWare's Mass Effect 3 now features voice recognition on Kinect which allows players to order commands during battles.
The new Xbox 360 will feature YouTube and Bing support and the dashboard is more minimalistic. It will also have live television. All this will arrive Fall 2011.
Crytke's Ryse takes place in ancient Rome; Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary has greatly improved visuals; Forza Motorsport 4 has new community modes, over 80 manufacturers and realistic visuals; Fable: The Journey; Minecraft; Disneyland Adventures; Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster is a possibility.
Kinect Fun Lab will now appear on the Xbox Dashoard so players can create their own content by capturing objects, making images and doodling with their fingers.
Kinect Sports Season Two; Dance Central 2 has new multiplayer dancing; Halo 4 brings back Master Chief and Cortona (set to release in Holiday 2012).
Electronic ArtsvElectronic Arts will have more Madden, Tiger Woods, Fifa and other stuff with Kinect support. It also introduced Battlelog which is a new version of Need For Speed's Autolog social networking and multiplayer gaming system. The Sims Social is also new and will run on Facebook. The SSX series is returning and features, with the help of NASA satellite data, all the mountains in the world.
SonyvSony had a lot of things to show. Uncharted 3 features awesome water effects and character animations; Resistance 3 will be Move compatible; HD collections of the PSP God of War games and Team Ico are confirmed; Playstation's 3DTV will be providing an affordable, entry-level 3D TV; NBA 2K12 features Move support and point-and-click passing.
Medieval Moves, Infamous 2, StarHawk, Sly Cooper, Dust 514, Bioshock Infinite, Star Trek, PlayStation Suite, PlayStation Vita and Ruin are also on their way.
RarevRare announced Kinect Sports: Season Two and the game features six brand new sports: ski, tennis, (American) football, golf, baseball and darts. There's also in-game voice and new Kinect gestures.
UbisoftvUbisoft's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: F*ture Soldier grants players the ability to modify every possible aspect of their weapon, i.e. 20 million possible gun combinations(!). In the f*ture, all Tom Clancy games will feature Kinect support on Xbox 360.
2K Gamesv2K is rebooting their sci-fi series XCOM which features players battling an alien race. It takes place in the 1950s and will be available to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in March 2012.
SegavSega announced that the fourth edition of Virtua Tennis 4 is scheduled to launch on PS Vita. The game will feature 22 world-renowned tennis pros as well as the option of adding the player's own photo on the head of the avatar. It will also feature Touch Versus Match, which allows 2 players to play head to head on the same device. Sega also celebrates Sonic's twentieth birthday with a party featuring the new game Sonic Generations.
THQvTHQ will launch their UFC Personal Trainer game late June. They will also have an "interactive athletic training system" in partnership with Adidas called miCoach for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It will feature Adidas' roster of endorsed athletes, their personalized training routines, real-time feedback and an ANT + heart monitor.
Trion WorldsvTrion Worlds announced Defiance, a MMOG in collaboration with the SyFy Network, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. It's the first multi-platform MMOG and will be set in the shooter genre. The game will be interconnected with a Syfy television show.
ActivisionvActivision debuts a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 footage which showcases an underwater mission that involves tracking down a submarine and planting explosives on its engine. The setting: a ruined New York City.
CapcomvCapcom's Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has an E3 trailer now and players will play as one of four members in an Umbrella security team.
LucasArtsvStar Wars Kinect features memorable locations from Coruscant to Rancor pits. Players control a human Jedi as they navigate through the game defending the city from Confederate droid OOMs and droideka. Unfortunately it does have some visible lag.
Epic GamesvGears of War 3 feature players fighting off Locusts at sea.
CD ProjektvCD Projekt confirmed the adaptation of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The enhanced version will be available for Xbox 360 at the end of 2011.