Almost a week has passed now since Nintendo held the final press conference of E3 2017, and in doing so, brought to a close the formal briefing section of the event. Whilst ending one aspect, however, Nintendo are also the ones who are lucky enough to shepherd in the latter, show-floor centric half of E3 where people are able to go hands-on with games we may not get to play for some time. But before we move onto that, it’s time to tally up the points from our predictions this year…
As we move onto the second press conference of E3 2017, we find ourselves waiting in anticipation for Microsoft to take to the stage and unveil the next step in the future of Xbox. This is undoubtedly a big year for all of the first parties, what with Nintendo unveiling wave two of games for the Switch and Sony pining to keep their lead on the other competitors; all involved are aiming to put their best foot forward. But perhaps more so than any other, this E3 is the most important for Microsoft, the company who, since the beginning of this generation, have desperately been playing catch up since the unveiling of the console back in 2013.
As of late, the zombie genre has gradually been turning into a husk of its former, glorious self. An oversaturation of bad films have flooded the market; movies tend to focus more on action than the true horror of the situation and the absence of practical effects in lieu of dodgy CGI have all taken a toll on what was a once-loved mainstay in cinema. Train to Busan laughs at these recent tropes and provides a film that can stand with the classics. Filled with the heart found in the likes of ‘Maggie’ and coupled with the tense dread of the massive hordes in ‘World War Z’; this film is a combination of all the best elements of zombie films from over the years.
A new Lord of the Rings game has just recently been shown off for the first time and with this announcement, a new teaser has also appeared so as to give us our first glimpse into the game. This is the trailer rewind in which I attempt to break down the debut trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.
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