Blerdcon 2021 was a roaring success. As usual, the organizers and volunteers overcame many challenges, including COVID-19, and put on a great and unique show that was obviously loved by the community. It will no doubt be even bigger next year.
CD Projekt Red streamed WitcherCon Live to the world. Various panels from the event talked about the Netflix TV show complete with visits from series stars and sneak peeks of next season, upcoming Witcher comic books like The Witcher: Ronin and of course when The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be coming to next generation consoles.
Nintendo Came to Play at E3 2021 with a Nintendo Direct featuring Metroid Dread, Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, WarioWare: Get It Together!, Mario Party Superstars, the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and more. And Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser followed up with a detailed podcast.
The amazing Square Enix Presents show returned for E3 2021. It served up a world premiere title from Eidos Montreal, an update on Babylon’s Fall, a closer look at Life Is Strange: True Colors, and much more! Oh yea, and there is that new Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy game, if you were interested.
During the all-virtual E3 2021, the Capcom showcase offered fans a look at what to expect from the renowned Japanese publisher’s latest lineup. Hosted by Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico, it shared news about Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, Resident Evil Village, Monster Hunter Rise and more.
At this year’s virtual E3 Expo, Microsoft shared almost 30 new games that will soon be available to play, with all of them optimized for the Xbox Series X console, and many of them available on day one through the Xbox Game Pass.
Get updates on the Borderlands Movie with Cate Blanchett, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Tribes of Midgard, Godfall and Homeworld 3 and much more in the E3 Expo Gearbox Showcase.
E3 Expo might be virtual this year, but that did not stop Ubisoft from starting off the festivities with a bang with announcements about the Avatar Frontiers of Pandora game, Rocksmith, new Rainbow Six content and much more.
With most in-person events cancelled or becoming virtual, it’s no wonder that role-players are also taking advantage of online platforms to get together and conquer their high fantasy, sci-fi or more traditional Dungeons and Dragons-like worlds. We checked out the Roll20 platform over the past few months, and loved what we found.
The world situation kind of upended the Game of the Year contest this time around. But many of you were able to vote, and we appreciate everyone who did. While there will be no physical ceremony due to social distancing restrictions, we did want to celebrate the great games that made the year so special. Here are your choices for the games of the year!