Ubisoft E3 2019 Conference |OT| The Curious Case of the Splinter in the Cell

oni-link

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Oct 25, 2017
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I would call this the perfect analogy, but at least I'm interested in Gods & Monsters. Can't say that about Dreamworks films :P Press conference overall was bad, though. Where's Splinter Cell? Where's my Rayman 2 Remake? Why do they make so many MP shooters? Do we really need them all? All my hope rests on SE and Nintendo now...
Yeah I was probably too hard on G&M, if they show gameplay and it looks decent I'm 100% on board with it

At least it's not "Tom Clancy's Gods and Monsters"
 

Jingo

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Dec 10, 2017
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Enough of what shit? you may have not been disappointed this e3 but I certainly was and to me Sony made the correct move staying out.
sony won nothing cause they didnt show nothing, i am disappointed at what was shown but you know the biggest disappointment? sony not being there, people here follow some business decisions like a religion or something, yeah, reaply great sony didnt show up, it was good for all of us.
 

LiquidSolid

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Oct 26, 2017
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No Beyond Good and Evil, no Wild, no Skull and Bones, no Assassin's Creed, such a bummer to not even get one of them.

The skating game looked fun to me though.

The Greek looking Gods and Monsters could be interesting depending on how it is. I LOOOOVE Greek mythology and it'd be amazing to get a good rpg game in that era that dealt with myths and touched on many famous stories like the Odyssey, Argonautica, then all the other Heroes/myths you have to work with.
Also no The Last of Us: Part 2, WTF Ubisoft?!

Wild is a Sony game, nothing to do with Ubisoft.
 

Violence Jack

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Oct 25, 2017
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It felt like over 40% of the presentation was just Tom Clancy, same-looking, military shooter stuff. Square Enix and Nintendo, you're our only hope.
 

Kierrin8976

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Oct 25, 2017
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Where is rayman and splinter cell? It's all I want from ubisoft. Both have fully skipped this gen and it really sucks
 

Viale

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Oct 25, 2017
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Definitely feeling Microsoft > Bethesda > Ubisoft at the moment. While I liked Microsoft's conference, it has not been a spectacular E3 thus far, and usually I can look towards Nintendo and/or Sony to help fix that buuuut...

Square has games that could make for an excellent show, but they also flubbed real hard last year, so I'm not super confident.
 
Oct 28, 2017
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The lack of Splinter Cell continues to break my heart every year. Also I got fucking trolled with that Adventure Time stuff that for the first second looked like a new Rayman. I started screaming with joy until it all came crashing down so quickly.

Watch Dogs looked really interesting! Super ambitious I like it looking forward to seeing more.

Just Dance put a smile on my face.

Liked the look of that sports game that could be quite cool.
 

Butterworth

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Feb 5, 2019
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Yeah it was dreadful.

Watch Dogs has me interested, but there are so many ways they can fuck up the “be anyone” mechanic, so I’m cautious.
 

Treestump

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Chances are anything big is being saved/pushed for next-gen. IF we're getting a new Splinter Cell, etc., it's being made for the new consoles. Maybe teasers next year.
 

mclem

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Oct 25, 2017
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I was only half-watching 'cause it clashed with WoW raid time, but why was there an adorable dog on stage?

Not that I'm disapproving, I think this would improve more E3 conferences. "We now pause this conference for the puppy and kitten interval"

Edit: Maybe Nintendo have secretly announced that 35 minutes of their Direct will be a Nintendogs speedrun and Ubi are getting ahead of the game?
 

Jo-TM

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Oct 29, 2017
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So you have a brand new IP that you worked on for many years, and it releases in february 2020.

And then you have E3, where you have every gamer in the world's attention.


How in the FUCK do you not show gameplay?
Looks amazing in the screenshots too. The gameplay is probably shit :(
 

Fury451

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Oct 27, 2017
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Legit question but is the rayman IP dead?
Ubisoft seems to resurrect/put to bed various brandings/IPs without much warning, so not likely but who really knows. I thought the 2D games were quite successful for them if I recall correctly.

They seem to be focused again on AAA games for now, but I think they’ll switch back to some of those great smaller games they were making at some point.
 

Equanimity

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Oct 27, 2017
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Yeah was a rather strong start and then

Handful of cool things with Watch Dogs Legion and Gods and Monsters (potentially).
Yep. What a waste, I've had just about had enough of CG trailers. What's up with all these pubs this year.

Don't know about you guys, but they clearly didn't have enough machine guns in this show.
Will of the Wisps looked incredible last night. Gutted by the release date though.
 

mclem

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Oct 25, 2017
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So you have a brand new IP that you worked on for many years, and it releases in february 2020.

And then you have E3, where you have every gamer in the world's attention.


How in the FUCK do you not show gameplay?
....because it's in the Direct?

Hey, here's hoping!

Edit: Actually, fair's fair, it does look like the sort of multiplatform game Nintendo would be interested in leading the promotion for.
 

Papacheeks

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Oct 27, 2017
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Nintendo's still here?
Honestly Nintendo's 40 minute show I look super forward too after the shit shows this year. Bethesda's only good thing that they showed well was Wolfenstein, Doom eternal.

Ubisoft was Watch Dogs. Xbox was gamepass and Keanu.

Like seriously You wonder if Sony knew of what pipeline wise ubisoft had ahead of time? Or they knew that most of 2019 was going to be a wash because next gen is around the corner.
 

eso76

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Dec 8, 2017
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I lost it at "Tom Clancy's Tom Clancy".
BG&E2 was silently killed, I guess.
Splinter Cell :(
 

Punished Goku

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Oct 25, 2017
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sony won nothing cause they didnt show nothing, i am disappointed at what was shown but you know the biggest disappointment? sony not being there, people here follow some business decisions like a religion or something, yeah, reaply great sony didnt show up, it was good for all of us.
I’m only thinking that way because everybody ended up in the negative when they showed their conferences. Only company that didn’t was Sony. Therefore they won e3. And guess what, if Sony did have a conference that would’ve been disappointing as well because they probably would’ve been holding onto their cards till next e3.
 

El-Suave

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Oct 27, 2017
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Worst Ubisoft conference for me in years because most games didn‘t interest me. But that‘s OK, Watchdogs saved it single handedly. Still disappointed that there was no big Switch game or a Nintendo collab.
 

Plum

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May 31, 2018
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Honestly Nintendo's 40 minute show I look super forward too after the shit shows this year. Bethesda's only good thing that they showed well was Wolfenstein, Doom eternal.

Ubisoft was Watch Dogs. Xbox was gamepass and Keanu.

Like seriously You wonder if Sony knew of what pipeline wise ubisoft had ahead of time? Or they knew that most of 2019 was going to be a wash because next gen is around the corner.
Eh, I reckon Sony bowed out because they didn't want to just show the same games again for a second year (and because there wouldn't be many big 3rd party reveals that Microsoft didn't already have).

And you did word that as if Nintendo wasn't there at all so I was kinda confused.
 

Kraq

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Oct 25, 2017
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No Rayman? Lame.

Quarantine is a nice announcement. Seems like they're reusing Siege operators, which is great news.
 

Rotobit

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Oct 27, 2017
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it really is the tail end of the generation, I feel like most everyone (myself included) forgot how the last E3 before a gen switch is typically quieter.

I'm very excited for Gods & Monsters personally (Odyssey is fantastic and it'll be nice to have that but... simpler and less of a time investment), and Watch Dogs Legion doesn't look as bad as I thought it would going by the box art. Kinda hope the permadeath is a toggle though, and the amount of guns is incredibly lame, hoping there are non-lethal characters.

I've never really cared about any Tom Clancy games so that was all basically white noise to me
 

Papacheeks

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sony won nothing cause they didnt show nothing, i am disappointed at what was shown but you know the biggest disappointment? sony not being there, people here follow some business decisions like a religion or something, yeah, reaply great sony didnt show up, it was good for all of us.
They straight up got people hyped for Square Enix show with FF7R trailer during their state of play, on top of having people talk about how wild Death Stranding looks.

They even were smarter in how they put out some details for next gen in the wired article. XBox had the whole stage to themselves and didn't do shit with it outside of drive home third party games coming to xbox and gamepass. They didn't even put out a fucking gameplay trailer for a game that comes out in 3 months.

They literally blew it really badly. If Sony does a state of play in the next couple months then does a event closer to the end of 2019, people will be talking about it for a long time as they made the smarter choice not doing a conference at E3.

Nintendo was smart to get out for the most part because of other reasons.
 

peppersky

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Mar 9, 2018
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I really think we need to start thinking about curbing the amount of violence in these games. I know it’s not a popular opinion though.
Even besides the violence, I just don't see how interesting the thousand variation on "shoot-or-punch this thing to progress" can really be in 2019. I feel like you can count the number of games that don't feature violence in their core gameplay systems at this e3 on two hands.
 

Plum

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May 31, 2018
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Worst Ubisoft conference for me in years because most games didn‘t interest me. But that‘s OK, Watchdogs saved it single handedly. Still disappointed that there was no big Switch game or a Nintendo collab.
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Roller Champions is somewhat big and Gods and Monsters is a big get for the system.
 

Ryuelli

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Oct 26, 2017
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Gods & Monsters looked interested, but that's literally the only game from this presentation that I'm interested in. Since it's coming in February, I wish we would have gotten some more information on it.

Was hoping for another Mario + Rabbids game or another Ubi-Art game (Child of Light, Valiant Hearts). I wasn't interested in any of the shooter stuff at all.
 

Timbuktu

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Oct 25, 2017
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Chances are anything big is being saved/pushed for next-gen. IF we're getting a new Splinter Cell, etc., it's being made for the new consoles. Maybe teasers next year.
Probably teasers next year. Next gen probably isn't going to get going properly until 2021, games are taking longer and longer to knock into shape.
 

chrisPjelly

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Oct 29, 2017
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I know people like to meme about Ubisoft having samey feeling games, but MY GOD do all their Tom Clancy/Ghost Recon shit just blend together nowadays :/