It’s been a month since E3 kicked off this year with Microsoft’s stellar press conference, followed by press conferences from EA, Ubisoft and Sony all on the same day. Let’s start with the long awaited sequels.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC and it features Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey who plays the story’s main antagonist. This title drops November 4, 2014.
Assassin’s Creed Unity
The latest iteration of Assassin’s Creed plays as good as it looks, it’s set in France during the French Revolution era. For the first time in Assassin’s Creed you can form your own Brotherhood. Assassin’s Creed Unity hits worldwide October 28, 2014.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Dragon Age is back with a the largest ever open-game world its had in the history of Dragon Age. Players take control of the Inquisitor and lead a team of legendary heroes who are uniquely important in the way they change the gameplay and the tactical situation of combat. To be released October 7, 2014.
Super Ultra Dead Rising 3: Arcade Remix Hyper Edition EX + α
Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition E X + α (boy, that’s a mouthful) is a four-player co-op arcade mode to add onto Dead Rising 3. This curiously named third-person zombie shooter will let you play as past Dead Rising heroes or cosplay as your favorite Capcom character. It’s already in stores. Whoop!
And now for a heavyweight franchise champion…
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
No, you still have to wait till next year for Halo 5.
Halo: MCC as it’s now known is an exclusive to Xbox One title that features the complete Halo saga from Halo: Combat Evolved to Halo 4, all four games crammed into one. Halo: CE and Halo 2 have been completely remastered in a new engine all running at 1080p, 60fps with dedicated servers. There are curated campaign playlists and all missions are unlocked so you don’t have to play any Halo game sequentially, the playlists mean that if you wanted to play only the Warthog missions from every Halo, you could do that with ease. The playlists will also include playlists of specific moments in Halo. There are over 100 multiplayer maps and Halo 2: Anniversary Edition features six maps completely rebuilt for the Xbox One platform. Halo: The Master Chief Collection hits the shelves on November 11th, 2014.
More E3 2014 coverage in Part 2, don’t go anywhere.