THE dust doesn’t settle after E3. Instead, it just gets sucked up into heating vents, circulating around console and PC fans until next year’s event, ready to go again, writes Ronan Jennings.This year, the dust wasn’t so much kicked up, as given a gentle sweeping.The premier trade event for the video game industrywas a somewhat disappointing affair, with no major wow moments and less grandstanding than usual. For the most part, this felt like an interval E3, an armistice agreed between Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo until next year’s renewed battle in LA.Microsoft’s conference was the clearest example. While it was a very strong showing, with 50 games on display and 15 “world premieres”, the real message underneath was that Microsoft wasn’t giving up the fight, which in itself is a bit deflating.Microsoft’s head of gaming Phil Spencer spoke about cloud gaming being the future of the industry, highlighting Microsoft’s excellent … [Read more...] about GameTech: Holding patterns at gaming E3 event
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IT's the moment Pokemon fans have been waiting for - Game Freak have announced the release of two new, incredible titles. Here's all you need to know about Pokemon Lets Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Lets Go! Evee... When is Pokemon Let's Go! with Pikachu and Eevee released on Nintendo Switch? Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee will be released for Switch on November 16. There is also an as-yet-untitled third full title coming next year which will be a direct follow-up to the previous handheld RPGs, Pokemon Sun & Moon. The Let's Go! games provide a "more casual, lighter experience" than previous Pokemon RPGs to bridge the gap between Pokemon Go and the full games. Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Eevee will primarily feature the original first-generation 151 Pokemon. Will they be at E3? The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is commonly referred to as E3, a premier trade event for the video game industry hosted in Los Angeles. Press conferences at the annual gathering … [Read more...] about When is Pokemon Let’s Go with Pikachu and Eevee released on Nintendo Switch and will it be at E3?