E3 2012 Trailers: The Best of the Rest

Late last week this year’s E3 came to an end. Overall it was pretty meh. That’s not to say there wasn’t some great games on display… It’s just we already knew a large majority of these titles existed. The surprises at E3 really were few and far between.

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs was easily the best reveal, surprise, new IP… Well, just the BEST THING of E3 2012, period. Sony did have interesting titles to show off and we did finally get to see what David Cage’s new game Beyond looked like– so that was another plus. Square Enix displayed their new next gen Luminous Engine (vid above) and it was quite impressive.

Playing a Final Fantasy game in real-time with such fantastic graphics is pretty mind-blowing. Playing the first Final Fantasy on my NES back in the 80s, I could never have imagined the future of the series or that any video games would look this amazing. The other nice surprise was getting to see a new IP from Platinum Games for the Nintendo Wii U. It combines a bit of Okami and Viewtiful Joe (games Platinum created when they were Clover Studio) with superheroes– and the result looks awesome. It is also directed by Hideki Kamiya, who just happened to also direct one of the best games of this current console generation, Bayonetta. The title is currently called Project P-100.

Since this is my sorta last E3 2012 post (I have one more tangentially related planned for later this week), I’ve decided to fill it with trailers of some great third-party titles I’ll personally be looking forward to myself over the next year.

All the trailers and demos can be seen after the jump.

Project P-100 Gameplay

Tomb Raider

Resident Evil 6

Sleeping Dogs

Persona 4 Arena


Dead or Alive 5 Trailer

Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes Trailer

Retro City Rampage

Jet Set Radio HD Trailer

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