Electronic Entertainment Expo Recap: Day 3

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By Jesse Tucker

 

For day 1, click here, and day 2 here.

Although all of the big announcements are typically over before Day 3, sometimes a few interesting nuggets of info do come out, especially about specific games.  Here’s what we found out today.

  • Many new indie games were shown off at the Horizon Indie Game Conference, including Fez II.
  • Microsoft detailed their new achievement system for the Xbox One, explaining that achievements can be earned outside of games now, but only game achievements earn gamerscore.  Additionally, there will also now be “challenges” that are time-based, can be community based, and can apply across several games.  Developers will be able to continue adding achievements and challenges after a game’s launch.
  • E3 2014 will be held June 10-12 at the L.A. Convention Center, where it will remain until at least 2015.
  • New interviews, trailers, gameplay demos and more have been added for many of the games on the show floor.  Check out the full list with links to all the info in IGN’s guide.
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