E3 2016 PC Gaming Show Press Conference Roundup
The E3 2016 PC Gaming Press Conference broadcast aired today, has revealed brand new information about a lineup that’s all about PC games. The PC Gaming Show’s E3 2016 keynote conference started on June 13th at 11:30AM PDT / 2:30PM EDT / 7:30PM GMT and lasted two and a half hours. What follows is a bulletpoints roundup…
Exciting surprises this year were: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Oxygen Not Included, Lawbreakers, ARMA 3: APEX, and The Turing Test.
Here’s the full E3 2016 PC Gaming Show broadcast video:
E3 2016 PC Gaming Press Conference Roundup:
Show Video Timeline:
• 15:10 Pre-Show Competition
• 30:48 Show Start
• 33:00 Dawn of War 3
• 39:20 Dont Starve Sequal? Teaser
• 40:10 Ark Survival
• 46:08 Giant Cop
• 48:18 Mount and Blade 2
• 53:00 The Surge Teaser
• 54:18 LawBreakers
• 1:00:13 Yahoo Esports
• 1:03:05 AMD Video Cards
• 1:08:38 Serious Sam VR Teaser
• 1:09:38 AMD CPU’s
• 1:11:38 VAMPYR Teaser
• 1:13:28 Killing Floor 2
• 1:20:55 Super Hot VR Teaser
• 1:22:40 Tyranny Teaser
• 1:24:19 Observer
• 1:29:25 DropZone
• 1:31:10 Arma 3 Apex
• 1:37:05 The Turing Test
• 1:40:39 Overland
• 1:41:50 Dual Universe
• 1:47:28 Razor Mouse and Keyboard
• 1:49:28 Halo Wars 2
• 1:54:38 Day of Infamy
• 1:56:42 Mirage Arcane warfare
• 2:01:20 Mages of Mystralia Teaser
• 2:02:42 Warframe
• 2:05:31 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
• 2:11:10 Discussion – Future of PC Gaming
• 2:21:15 Bye Saun
• 2:27:40 Post Show – Hitman Discussion
• 2:33:33 Post Show – Tyranny Discussion
• 2:38:21 Post Show – Planet Coaster Teaser
• 2:40:28 Post Show – Elite Dangerous – The Engineers
• 2:42:10 Post Show – Killing Floor VR
• 2:46:19 Post Show – Rising Storm 2 Vietnam
• 2:48:42 Post Show – Mount and Blade
• 2:52:36 Post Show – Battletech and Necropolis
• 2:57:47 Post Show – DayZ
• 3:03:05 Post Show – Badiya
• 3:08:12 Post Show – Mirage Arcane warfare
• 3:12:50 Post Show – Serious Sam VR
• 3:17:58 Post Show – End?
Show Game Notes:
• Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III gameplay reveal trailer.
• Oxygen Not Included announced with trailer by indie dev Klei, the creators of Don’t Starve.
• Ark: Survival Evolved Mods being added. Game’s getting lots of new official mods on both PC and consoles. New redwood forest area, and build a base on a giant brontosaurus. Trailer shows all that and more.
• Giant Cop VR game promises justice for all. Coming Fall 2016.
• Lawbreakers trailer shown. Game designer/director Cliff Bleszinski’s next first-person shooter online multiplayer game is set in low-gravity. Sign up for the public alpha at lawbreakers.com set for June 18th, 2016.
• AMD Polaris video cards series introduced. DOOM updates coming to add Polaris video card support, so you can play DOOM on lower-end systems with good framerates across the board. AMD showing off their new high- & low-end Polaris video cards and a VR Backpack PC that allows you to freely play VR games without cords.
Serious Sam VR coming to early access in Summer 2016, apparently with Polaris support.
New AMD Zen CPU shown off.
• Vampyr from the Life Is Strange creators shown with new pre-alpha demo footage.
• Killing Floor 2 has been in early access since last year. New additions coming today with the Bulls-Eye Content Pack that includes new Sharpshooter perk, new Rae Higgins character, and the best community maps. Full version of the game coming in Fall 2016. Free weekend play from Thursday to Monday.
Killing Floor Incursion is a brand new VR game in the Killing Floor series. Oculus Rift trailer shows first-person gameplay. Coming to Oculus Touch.
• Observer gameplay trailer shown for indie sci-fi detective / hacking game.
• Gear Up gameplay trailer shown for indie real-time strategy game.
• ARMA 3: APEX first expansion revealed. Adds 100 square kilometres Tanoa map, a co-op campaign, new vehicles and looks better. Coming on July 11th, 2016.
• The Turing Test reveal trailer shown. It’s a sci-fi puzzle-shooter game like Portal!
• [insert all Microsoft Play Anywhere Xbox One titles for Windows 10 PC here]
Note: At this point in the show the Ubisoft press conference started, so I stopped taking notes. Please refer to the video timeline below the video for the rest of the PC games covered on the show.
Credit: PC Gaming Livestream. 67,000 livestream viewers at its peak on Twitch.
What’s your favorite E3 2016 PC Gaming announcement?
Tags: ARMA 3: APEX, LawBreakers, Oxygen Not Included, The Turing Test, Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War III