E3 2021

The Gorgeous Indie Game Sable is Nothing Like I Expected

Sable, an absolutely beautiful upcoming indie game about traversing a brightly colored desert, got a surprising demo this week. I don’t just mean “surprising” in that we didn’t know it was coming. I mean it actually served the purpose of a demo — teaching me more about the game than…

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Zelda Fall Down Big Hole Go Bye-Bye

The latest Breath of the Wild sequel trailer looked unsurprisingly snazzy at the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct. Also unsurprising, for the first direct Legend of Zelda follow-up in a grip, is that it looks very familiar. Same style, same Hyrule, same Link, same Zelda, plus some Skyward Sword-ass freefalling and floating islands: it’s…

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ICYMI: A Recap of Everything Shown at the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct

Nintendo is the last show of all the E3/Summer Game Fest nonsense. True to its word, Nintendo didn’t bring any news about hardware, but did have a fair bit of its upcoming game line-up to show. If you missed the live show, we’ve got a recap for you right here.…

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How to Navigate E3s Weird-Ass, Disney-Ass Portal – A Guide

It’s that time of year again! We’re all set to gather ’round, overly excited about 30 seconds of footage at a time, while getting needlessly upset that the one game we wanted wasn’t announced. Seriously Sony, where the hell is my new Ape Escape? While most of public interaction with…

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Ubisoft Lays out What It’s Showing at its E3 Forward Showcase

Ubisoft’s upcoming Forward presentation (which is either part of E3 or Summer Game Fest, depending on who you ask) is taking place on June 12. The company has released a lengthy rundown of what it plans on showing at the presentation on its official website, and so here’s a bulleted…

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The ESA Releases (Mostly) Complete Schedule for This Year’s Digital E3

E3 2021’s schedule is finally (mostly) no longer shrouded in mystery, as the Entertainment Software Association has released a full rundown of its digital presentations starting on June 12. Several of these showcases had already been confirmed in one way or another, but a handful of media shows from outlets…

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Nintendo Direct Set for E3 with No Mention of Hardware… Unless?

As E3 and Summer Game Fest’s line-ups become more clear, we’re getting a better sense of the madness we’ll be dealing with in this year’s Hot Game Summer. Nintendo has finally confirmed what it’s doing, as the company announced it’ll be hosting a Nintendo Direct and an extensive Treehouse Live…

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Welcome To Fanbyte’s Hot Game Summer 2021

Hello, gamers. Tis the season of games. With E3, the Summer Games Fest, publisher events, and a bevy of other presentations across the industry just around the corner, we’re excited to announce our plans to cover (almost) all of it. Press Conferences It’s been a long time since we last…

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E3 2021 Confirms Square-Enix, Sega, and More For Digital Event

As E3 2021 continues to adapt to the current times and become a digital video game announcement stream in a never ending ocean of those, more companies are confirming they’ll be showing something off when the event comes back in June. Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two, Warner Bros and…

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E3 Returns in 2021 as Yet Another Digital Video Game Announcement Stream

After cancelling things last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, E3 is making its return in 2021 as a digital event, though it’s hard to be excited about it considering it’s happening in the same month as the Not E3 Summer Game Fest Geoff Keighley is hosting. And also the…

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Fanbyte Sunday Edition April 5, 2020

Here’s your audio roundup for this weekend’s news plus some choice cuts from this week at Fanbyte.com! Direct link here or use the embed below. You can find our Morning, Evening, and Sunday edition short podcasts on the Fanbyte FM feed of your favorite podcatcher.

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