Ubisoft cranked up the start of their conference with a performance by a man from Alice in Chains shredding a guitar to promote the new version of Rocksmith. Sorry I have no idea who he was and I’m not getting paid for this so the journalistic norm of checking facts doesn’t apply. Continue reading
So first up to run the E3 conference gauntlet this year was Microsoft. Their first showing was from Konami with a gameplay video of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Showing the impressive Fox Engine off, it showed the new open world with Snake traversing the land on horseback. Real time weather effects looked impressive and hold the potential to open up new gameplay avenues. Looks like both the CQC and stealth techniques have been improved greatly, appearing to make this new entry smoother to play than Metal Gear of the past. It’s a fantastic start to this year’s show; let’s hope it continues at this level.