E3 2021 has come and gone and although all the events this year took place virtually, fans were not left disappointed with the exciting announcements, gameplay and trailers that were revealed. We've compiled a list of what caught our eye from the past week.
Halo Infinite Multiplayer and Release Window
Xbox premiered two trailers at their E3 event on Sunday for the highly anticipated Halo Infinite. A story and multiplayer trailer were revealed, the latter providing an exciting look at the online gameplay for the first-person shooter. A release window of Holiday 2021 was also confirmed, giving hope that the game will come later this year.
Square Enix Reveal Guardians of the Galaxy Game and Black Panther to Join Avengers
Following on from 2020’s Avengers, Square Enix announced their next outing in the MCU will be Guardians of the Galaxy which will release October 26, 2021. The game will be narrative driven and see players lead the Guardians as Star-Lord. Also announced was the addition of fan favourite Black Panther in the War for Wakanda expansion for the Avengers game coming in August.
Borderlands Movie ‘more than halfway done’ says Gearbox
During their E3 conference, Gearbox Co-Founder Randy Pitchford gave attendees a behind-the-scenes peak at the upcoming Borderlands Movie, saying the film is ‘more than halfway done’ shooting. The adaptation of the post-apocalyptic game features an all-star cast, including Jack Black as Claptrap, Cate Blanchett as Lilith and Kevin Hart as Roland.
Tiny Tina’s Wonderland Announced
A Borderlands spinoff from developer Gearbox, Tiny Tina’s Wonderland follows the fan favourite character in this high-fantasy looter shooter game. The voice cast stars Andy Samberg, Will Arnett and Wanda Sykes.
Overwatch 2 Sombra and Baptiste Redesign
Overwatch 2 Game Director Aaron Keller teased the new look of Sombra and Baptiste, detailing the redesign and how Overwatch 2 brings a fresh look to the heroes whilst retaining their distinctive style.