John Gibson, President at Tripwire Interactive, presented what was to come for Killing Floor 2. There’s an incenerate and detonate free content pack coming that will include 2 new maps, 2 new perks and a bunch of new weapons. Luckily for everyone, they won’t need to reset the stats once the game is done. He also showed a new game they’re working on: Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.
Richard Huddy, Chief Gaming Scientist at AMD, came to present their new graphic cards, the Radeon R9 390, R9 380, R7 370 and R7 360. Then later, Lisa Su, CEO and President at AMD, came to present the Radeon R9 Fury X that has incredible performance at 4K, is designed for DirectX 12 and that works with VR. She also presented the R9 Nano that is the fastest graphics card for 4K in the smallest form. Lastly, she presented their new 16 Tera Flop gaming system that includes a Dual Fiji GPU cardit and runs VR.
Andy Hall, Lead writter, and Ian Roxburgh, Project lead at Creative Assembly, presented Total War: Warhammer. We saw a trailer on top of having a bit of specifics about the team. There’s going to be Lords that are going to be your army’s generals and the Heroes that are going to be agents. They also mentionned they’ll have a massively big skll tree.
We got a bit of specifics about what is Gigantic. It’s a 5vs5 multiplayer. Each team has a Guardian that they need to protect. The first team to kill the other team’s Guardian is the winning team. It’s a mix between a moba and a shooter.
Thom Glunt, Direct at Pixel Titans, and Stephen Raney, Programmer at Pixel Titans, showed a Demo for Strafe is a shooter where every monster has a different behavior. Each zone has 40-50 rooms, each room is filled with entrances, exits and secrets, and everytime you play the geometry is different.
Feargus Urquhart, CEO at Obsidian, and Frederik Wester, CEO at Paradox, presented a new DLC for Pillars of Eternity. Obsidian and Paradox teamed up to make The White March, Part 1.
Colin Johanson, Game Director at ArenaNet, presented a new expansion for Guild Wars 2 called Heart of Thorns. In this expansion, he introduces Guild Halls. Guild Halls is a mapowned by the Jungle Dragon and the guild needs to fight their way in the jungle to capture the map. Once they’ve claimed it they can decorate the hall and unlock new features with Guild Buildings. For example, they can make a workshop where a member will be able to work there to create new weapons that guild members will be able to use on mission outside the Guild Hall. They can make an arena in which the guild can brawl together or invite another guild to brawl. They can even make guild teams and send them to compete in a PVP arena to win a spot on the leader boards.
Sherida Halatoe, Creative Director at tiger&squid, talked a bit more about Beyond Eyes. She said the world is completely white unless you use your senses to see what’s around. Although using only one sense can be deceiving, because she could hear something and think it’s water, but when she get’s close and smells she realises it’s actually a sewer drainage.
Ian Thoomas, Gameplay Programmer at Frictionnal Games, showed Soma their new horror game. It’s set deep under the sea and you seemed to be with someone else because we were hearing a woman’s voice. It seemed to be a bit of the same concept as Insomnia where you have to avoid eye contact with the creature. It’s set to come out on September 22nd on Steam and PC.
Steve Gayner, Co-Founder of Fullbright, told us what Tacoma is about. It’s a first-person exploration game where you explore a space station to find out what happened there.
Chris Sigaty, Executive Producer at Blizzard, and Dustin Browder, Game Director at Blizzard, presented a new expansion for Heroes of the Storm due to come out on June 30th. There will be new heroes and something called a treasure goblin. The treasure goblin will appear 30 seconds before the gate opens and you get bonus gold if you kill it before he get’s in the portal.
Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void will bring the epic finale to the story line with Whispers of Oblivion, three prologue missions set to be in Beta in July this year. It will be free to all players, whether you have the previous games or not. **I’m not 100% sure I understood this information correctly since I have absolutely no knowledge of the Starcraft franchise.
Dave Crooks and Joe Harty from Dodge Roll presented a Demo for Enter the Gungeon, a bullet hell dungeon crawler where the only way to avoid a wall of bullets is to dodgre through them.
Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, came to announce that, thanks to Windows 10 and DirectX 12, they’ll be able to bring Killer Instinct to PC.
We got a trailer for American Truck Simulator.
Ryan Geddes, Global Brand Director at CCP Games, presented Eve: Valkyrie for the Oculus.
David Braben, CEO at Frontier Developments, presented Planet Coaster. It looked good, but it also looks like a copy of Roller Coaster Tycoon, but with different graphics.
Joris-Jan van’t Land, Project Lead at Bohemia Interactive, and Jay Crowe, Creative Director at Bohemia Interactive, presented an expansion for Arma 3. It’s a new terrein calle Tanoa and they hope to release it in the first half of 2016.
Paul Wegwood, CEO at Splash Damage, announced their new shooter Dirty Bomb which is currently free on Steam.
We saw a trailer for Take on Mars a space-sim exploration game. The Beta is coming this summer.
Cliff Bleszinski, Founder and CEO of Boss Key Productions, presented a 5vs5 multiplayer first-person shooter called Project Blue Streak.