The second day of E3 2012 has come to an end and we are here to highlight the best games shown.
Let’s start off by talking about Nintendo. The Japanese game designer and console manufacturer finally revealed the latest details on its upcoming console Wii U. The entire presentation of the company was based on video games that will be launched for its latest console. The successor to Wii changes a lot of things and promises to bring games for both casual and hardcore market. We aren’t going to talk about the casual part, so let’s begin with the hardcore stuff.
Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition Revealed.
Yes, you probably have already heard that Batman Arkham City was coming to Wii U, but what most of you didn’t know about were the changes the developer of the game was going to bring to the title. Yesterday, when the game was revealed to the public for the first time, the developer also walked us through some unique new features only possible on the Wii U. Players can now interact with the Batman universe, thanks to the Wii U’s unique controller. The demo showed that players now have Batman’s entire gadget list in their palm.
Using the Wii U controller, players can now quickly swap gadgets from their controller touchscreen and even interact with the game world in various ways. One thing that really caught our attention was the complete overhaul of the explosive gel mechanic. Now after you have placed the explosive gel on your desired targets, you can easily touch the area on your touchscreen to set them off. This is so much easier and an interactive way to get things done fast. We are definitely excited for this unique new edition of Batman Arkham City.
The 2nd day wasn’t all about Nintendo. Other developers also showed off extended demos of their new games. What interested us the most was the gameplay footage from Dishonored, a new FPS game from Bethesda Softworks that puts the players in the feet of a powerful Assassin with a lot of magic abilities.
The other notable games from day second were X-Com: Enemy Unknown, Battlefield 3: Close Quarters and Capcom’s Lost Planet 3.