Jun 6, 2011

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Ubisoft E3 Press Conference Live Blog

Ubisoft E3 Press Conference Live Blog

Ubisfoft’s E3 Press Conference is starting soon 2:30 PM PST today (June 6) and we are going to try our best to give you the highlights.  Keep refreshing your browser to see the updates throughout the press conference. If you can, you can watch the live stream here.

2:30 PM – Showing of Rayman

2:42: Aaron Priceman stages the stage, goes through history of gaming and movies….?

2:44: Introduces Driver: San Francisco Trailer

2:48: Dan Hay takes the stage and introduces a trailer for a new game.

2:49: The game takes place in a tropical forest with a bunch of guys with AK’s, some woman gets executed right in front of Jason Brody and gets captured.

2:51: After this unnamed man tries to kill you, you escape and start killing people.

2:54: After the short live demo, Fry Cry 3 title shows up. “Surprise of the Show”- Dan Hay

2:55: Gearbox Software’s Randy Pitchford takes the stage to announce a new game.

2:58: Introduces a Trailer for “The Furious Four”

2:59: Four guys kill a bunch of Nazis. It’s a new game titled Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 coming 2012.

3:00: Trailer runs with Spielberg and Peter Jackson talking about Tintin a new game that is in 3D and looks to be a platformer of sorts.

3:02: Game is The Adventures of Tintin The Game, looks interesting for sure.

3:04: Super hyper Pricemen returns to introduce Tommy Jacob Creative Director for Ghost Recon Future Soldier.

3:06: Live Demo starts for Ghost Recon.

3:07: Start off with your team in a Nigerian river. Shows off some HUD features that are taken from the last Splinter Cell.

3:09: Team is trying to take down the enemies and capture an officer. Turns out this is all co-op gameplay.

3:11: Active camo looks awesome along with the drone view. And you can see through walls, how is anyone supposed to stop this team?

3:13: Unbelievable teamwork needed to get through the co-op mission.

3:14: Trailer ends and now he starts to talk about Ghost Recon Online the upcoming free-to-play online shooter.

3:15: Apparently you will be able to use your Ghost Recon character or at least your unlocked items between consoles.

3:18: People with names I can spell come out and talk about Trackmania 2.

3:19: Trailer runs for a highly customizable racing game. Tracks made by users.Out in September. “Gaming is Sharing” through Maniaplanet i guess.

3:21: Antoine Henry announces new Raving Rabbids game for Kincet titled Raving Rabbids Alive & Kicking.

3:23: Showing gameplay now with 4 player co-op. Playing game mode called “fill the Shapes” four people have to fill a random shape using their bodies to create the shape on the screen. they look stupid.

3:25: Shows trailers of people playing Just Dance, announces Just Dance 3 because people love playing these games.

3:27: 30 Million players worldwide, insane.

3:28: Tony Key takes the stage to talk more Just Dance. “On it’s way to becoming the most successful party game of all time”

3:29: Trailer starts for Rocksmith, playing a real guitar. A game that is built around learning how to play the guitar. Looks cool. Coming October.

3:31: Here comes another fitness game trailer. Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012.

3:35: Alex and Martin come out to talk Assassin’s Creed Revelations.

3:36: Trailer runs for the next AC, Ezio’s final chapter. Or is it? Probably.

3:37: He’s attacking an entire army in some place up in the mountains with snow! Awesome.

3:39: Here we go  live demo of the game.

3:40: He’s walking around in Constantinople, Ezio looks older but he still kills a bunch of people with ease. He jumps up onto a ship and kills some people while most of the enemies just stand around waiting to be killed again not attacking when Ezio is fighting someone else.

3:43: He jumps on some kind of turret on the ship that shoots flames and burns some people up along with other ships in the Harbor.

3:45: Looks really good, graphically trailer ends with him ziplining away from the ship and then it cuts to a portal like door in a remote location on a hill. Cliffhanger ending.

3:46: Press Conference ends.