GamesBeat weekly roundup: The E3 collection

The Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, one of the biggest gaming events of the year, is now over.
The staff at GamesBeat is recuperating, but you don’t have to rest! You can read about all of the news and impressions from the show (and a few non-E3 things that happened during the week) below.

The big summary

E3 2016: Every trailer, announcement from Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox, and Nintendo
The DeanBeat: The best moments of E3 2016

Above: The new Zelda is looking good.Image Credit: Nintendo
E3 impressions, interviews, and quirks from the show floor

E3 2016: The best days of Day 3
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild proves Nintendo is so over dual-screen gaming
Here’s E3 2016, one of the biggest gaming events of the year (photos)
E3 reels in 70,300 to gaming’s biggest tradeshow in North America
Why David Cage thinks Quantic Dream’s android angst game, Detroit: Become Human, will be original
Jay Ong describes Marvel’s return to blockbuster games with Spider-Man
Nintendo’s Zelda booth at E3 has a 24-minute day-night cycle
Disney’s Lucasfilm announces strategic relationship with mixed reality firm Magic Leap
E3 2016: The best games of Day 1
E3 2016: The best game of Day 2
That canceled Star Wars live-action show inspired the new God of War
Xbox’s We Happy Few scores big at E3 in terms of new Internet searches
Facebook says that Sony won the E3 conference war
Nintendo announces a new RPG for the 3DS: Ever Oasis
PlayStation VR’s Batman, Star Wars, and Final Fantasy games are all deeply disappointing
Publishing chief Laura Miele tells why EA pulled its E3 booth and put ‘players first’
How Microsoft decided to play its poker hand at its E3 press event
Inside the Zelda theme park at Nintendo’s E3 booth
Sea of Thieves lets you captain your pirate ship solo — but at a cost
This Horizon: Zero Dawn cosplay is wreaking havoc at E3
Hands-on with Microsoft’s new Xbox One controller: Bluetooth, better grip, and improved thumbsticks
Final Fantasy XV’s memorable first chapter hints at a wondrous world
How Cliff Bleszinski redeemed himself with his latest shooter, Lawbreakers
Lawbreakers is the fast, furious shooter with an homage to Emperor Palpatine
Titanfall 2 hands-on: How grappling hooks let you close in on a Titan

Above: This is the Xbox One S, but Microsoft has another new system coming in 2017.Image Credit: Microsoft
Announcements and news from the publisher events

Sony stole the show in the battle of the E3 press events
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has Link cooking, wielding an axe, and more
Pokémon Sun and Moon at E3: Battle Royal multiplayer, three new Pokémon 
Breath of the Wild is Zelda’s Wii U and NX adventure
Spider-Man is coming to PlayStation 4
Hideo Kojima showed off his new Death Stranding game at Sony’s E3 event
Crash Bandicoot is finally back on PlayStation — via remasters and Skylanders
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare shows infantry combat in space
Batman Arkham VR allows you to be the Dark Knight
Star Wars: Battlefront is getting an X-wing VR mission for PlayStation 4
Resident Evil VII demo is live on your PlayStation 4 tonight — getting VR version as well
PSVR launches with 50 games on October 13 — and Final Fantasy XV is getting a VR experience
Quantic Dream shows intense hostage scene from Detroit: Become Human
Horizon: Zero Dawn shows off a robot mount and more epic battles
Days Gone puts you into the saddle of a postapocalyptic biker bounty hunter
The Last Guardian is coming October 25
The new God of War takes Kratos to Norse mythology
Xbox’s Major Nelson says that announcing a console without showing it ‘worked for’ PS4
Grow Up is all about helping a cute robot go to the moon
Watch Dogs is going to become a movie
Watch Dogs 2 turns San Francisco into your hacking playground
Assassin’s Creed film is all about remaining true to its fans
Ubisoft’s Steep is a daredevil sim for winter sports
Ubisoft’s Just Dance 2017 will be a Nintendo NX title
Trials of the Blood Dragon combines motorcycles and ’80s kitsch and is out now
For Honor shows off its groin-chopping single-player
Oculus promises 30 VR games for its Touch controllers
Ubisoft unveils Survival expansion for Tom Clancy’s The Division
South Park: The Fractured But Whole looks like a hilarious superhero parody
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on March 7
Just Dance is coming to Nintendo NX and nearly everything else next year
Dawn of War III is Relic’s long-awaited return to Warhammer 40,000
State of Decay 2 is coming — here’s the first trailer
Sea of Thieves hoists the sail on swashbuckling pirate adventures with your friends
Project Scorpio is the next Xbox: 4K gaming, VR, and more for holiday 2017
Halo Wars 2 hits February 21 as beta test launches for strategy game
#Frankisback: Dead Rising 4 is coming this holiday
Scalebound shows how you and your friends can shred a giant crab
We Happy Few’s chilling art-deco world teems with creepy people
Xbox One gets Tekken 7 early next year
CD Projekt Red turns The Witcher III’s Gwent into its own game
Minecraft gets Xbox Live: Console, PC, and mobile can play together
Final Fantasy XV shows off new God of War-like Titan battle
ReCore’s new trailer shows how robots are a girl’s best friend
Forza Horizon 3 takes open-world racers to Australia with Xbox One and PC cross-play
Gears of War’s General Raam joins Killer Instinct
Xbox Play Anywhere lets you buy Xbox One games and play on Windows 10
Gears of War 4 is the star attraction of Microsoft’s E3 press event
Xbox One has a new controller with textured grip and extended range
Xbox One S officially revealed, and it will cost $300
Twitch’s E3 livestreams watched by a staggering 925K concurrent viewers
Watch the Dishonored 2 gameplay trailer that throws off the action game’s cloak
The Elder Scrolls Online has 7 million players and is removing level restrictions
Bethesda to release Fallout 4 on HTC Vive VR headset in 2017
Fallout 4 players will soon explore Nuka World, a postapocalyptic theme park
The Elder Scrolls: Legends will have a story mode, and it’s coming to iPhone and iPad
Fallout Shelter is getting an update and is coming to PC
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition is a remaster of Bethesda’s best-seller [update]
Prey is back, but it looks nothing like the cancelled Prey 2
Bethesda takes the wraps off Quake Champions
Ubisoft’s Star Trek: Bridge Command is coming to VR this fall [updated]
Telltale reveals a third season for The Walking Dead
Visceral’s Star Wars game made a brief appearance at EA’s E3 event
EA gives us a deeper look at its vision for Battlefield 1’s World War I
How Electronic Arts is taking a big leap into esports for all players (interview)
EA’s Peter Moore lays out tiered esports strategy to make everyone a star
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 will feature content from Disney’s new movies
EA Originals is publisher’s program to help and promote indie developers
EA teases an elaborate future of Star Wars games in sizzle video
Madden publisher EA launches esports ‘for everyone’ program
Mass Effect: Andromeda promises more freedom than any BioWare game ever
Titanfall 2 has 6 new Titans and a single-player mode

Above: Skylanders Academ is a new show based on the game.Image Credit: Activision
News and stories from outside E3

Activision Blizzard’s first TV show Skylanders Academy to debut on Netflix
Disney’s Lucasfilm announces strategic relationship with mixed reality firm Magic Leap
Tencent reportedly nears deal to buy majority stake in Supercell
Curse touts its platform as a next-level tool for Twitch streamers, gamers, and esports
Overwatch’s new patch weakens McCree and Widowmaker
Supergiant Games aims for story-driven originality in its third game, Pyre
Overwatch swarms TV sets as Uncharted, Doom keep grinding along
AMD unveils three low-cost Polaris graphics chips for VR
Razer announces its second Open Source Virtual Reality headset
Meta raises $50M for its next-generation augmented reality headset
‘Warcraft’ and ‘Angry Birds’ movies may finally be breaking the video game box office curse
Final Fantasy XV director on keeping a flagship Japanese series relevant in 2016

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GamesBeat weekly roundup: The E3 collection
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