Electronic Art’s E3 2018 Highlights and coverage

Electronic Art’s E3 2018 Rundown of games announced 

 

E3 2018 took place this month, during June 12th – June 14th and is the biggest video games conference and gaming convention in the world. The first major gaming developer and publisher to showcase their new titles to the world was Electronic Arts. EA showcased a lot of new and exciting games this year, a lot of promising games that will bring forth a new wave of gaming in this current generation. Personally EA’s biggest game this year is Anthem.

Check out the run down for EA’s E3 2018 gaming showcase.

 

Anthem 

Anthem is an upcoming online multiplayer action role-playing video game being developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was initially slated for a 2018 release on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but this date has since been moved to early 2019. Players will assume the role of a Freelancer, one of a group of people who leave their civilization to explore the surrounding landscape. Anthem will be released worldwide on February 22, 2019.

 

 

 

Battlefield 5 Official Multiplayer Trailer 

Battlefield 5 will be returning with a lot of multiplayer modes such as Conquest, Team Deathmatch, and Domination. However, the big new mode is Grand Operations, which builds on the Operations mode from Battlefield 1. Here the action takes place over four in-game days, with each day representing a new phase in the fight. Another new feature that DICE will be implementing into this game is ‘scarcity’  which means that you’ll spawn with less ammo and explosives than in previous games.

This mode will prompt players to request support classes for resupplies, and loot ammo off enemies. The respawn screen has changed too – you can choose whether or not to bleed out, then you get a view of how your squad is playing, so you can make an informed decision about whether to squad spawn or go back to deployment.

 

 

 

FIFA 19 

Electronic Art’s Sports’ football video game series FIFA is back FIFA 19 is the next installment in the franchise, the upcoming football simulation video game developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania, as part of Electronic Arts’ FIFA series. Announced on 9th June 2018 for its E3 2018 press conference.

FIFA 19 will be released on the 28th of September 2018 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Expect to see the major teams such as Arsenal, Chelsea and Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo will be on the boxart of this game.

 

 

Origin Access Premier: Official Reveal Trailer 

Electronic Arts is launching Origin Access Premier, a new subscription service for Windows PC games from the publisher’s Origin digital distribution platform, the company announced today during EA Play 2018.

EA already runs Origin Access on PC, which is similar to the EA Access program that the publisher offers on Xbox One. The service gives subscribers the ability to play pre-release trials of upcoming games; access to The Vault, a collection of over 100 full games; and a 10 percent discount on all purchases from Origin.

 

 

 

 

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order Announcement 

Respawn Entertainment’s new third-person Star Wars action game will be calledStar Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Studio boss Vince Zampella announced the name during the EA E3 2018 conference today. Fallen Order will take place during the Dark Times period, Zampella said, when the last Jedi were being hunted down.

 

 

 

Unravel Two

Unravel Two is a puzzle platform video game developed by Swedish studio Coldwood Interactive and published by Electronic Arts under the EA Originals label. It was released on 9 June 2018 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game centres on two Yarnys, small anthropomorphic creatures made of yarn.It is the sequel to the 2016 game Unravel Unlike the first game, Unravel Two is both a single-player and a multiplayer game, though local co-op only. The game centres on two Yarnys, which can be controlled with either one player or two, which must work together in order to solve puzzles and manipulate the world. The game contains a main storyline, set on an island, as well as challenge levels, significantly more difficult levels

 

Sea of Solitude 

Sea of Solitude is an upcoming adventure video game developed by Jo-Mei Games and published by Electronic Arts. The player controls a young woman named Kay as she explores an abandoned, submerged city and its creature in order to reveal why Kay herself has turned into a monster.

The city is based on Berlin. The developers announced the game online in February 2015. Its creative director, Cornelia Geppert, described the project as her most personal and artistic, in how it led her to probe her own fears and emotions. Electronic Arts will publish the game under its indie game program EA Originals. The game is expected to be released in early 2019.

 

 

NBA LIVE 19 

NBA Live is a series of basketball video games published by EA Sports. The series, which has had releases annually from 1994 to 2009 and 2013 to the present, is the successor to EA’s previous NBA Playoffs and NBA Showdown series. Live primarily competes with the NBA 2K series and formerly NBA ShootOut. NBA LIVE 19 will be released on the 7th of September 2018.

 

 

Command and Conquer: Rivals 

Command & Conquer: Rivals is an upcoming free-to-play real-time strategy mobile game. The game is expected to released on Android and iOS.Command and Conquer: Rivals is a one-versus-one competitive multiplayer real-time strategy game. The player can play as Rivals, GDI or Brotherhood of Nod, with each faction offering unique abilities. Players are tasked to control platforms surrounding the missile silo. If the player manages to gain control of two or more platforms for a fixed time, the missile will launch and obliterate the opponent’s base

 

 

Madden NFL 19 

Madden NFL 19 is an upcoming American football sports video game based on the National Football League (NFL) and published by EA Sports. Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens is the cover athlete for the “Hall of Fame” version of the game, featured in his Dallas Cowboys uniform. An installment in the long-running Madden NFL series, the game will be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on August 10, 2018. In May 2018, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Terrell Owens was announced to be on the cover of the “Hall of Fame” edition of the game. Owens is featured in a Dallas Cowboys uniform, a move which was questioned by some as Owens was drafted by and played eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, compared to just three with the Cowboys.

 

 

 

 

 


 Date published: 25/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku 

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