This year for E3, The Nerd Hub is expanding its coverage beyond our usual social media news with recaps of what stood out to us for each of the major press conferences, as well as, a Special Edition Podcast to recap everything E3 2017. The next showcase was Bethesda, who came off strong last year giving Sony a run for the top spot and was expected to be a safe bet this year once again. Bethesda came out with a slew of reveals including what looks to be a Dishonored stand alone, Quake Champions and the E-Sports confirmation, as well as, several additions to their already thriving titles; but what stood out to us is what we will be highlighting here today along with the trailers for those who have yet to see them.
The first thing we want to highlight is the Creation Club. Bethesda has always been a big modding supporter and has even brought modding to consoles with Skyrim Definitive and Fallout 4. The two big takeaways from the Creation Club however, is the new ease that comes with console mods in a new in-game overlay much like Ubisoft Club, which will allow you to start up the game and download the mods from the menu; as well as, the new ease on the creators side. Bethesda is now going to work with top modders to ensure a proper transition of mods from PC to consoles allowing more mods than ever before on consoles.
Skyrim on Switch
The next big thing to come from Bethesda this year is the Skyrim port to the Nintendo Switch. This is big for the Nintendo Switch as it not only brings a huge AAA title to the console, but it opens the doors for other companies and even more titles from Bethesda. This stands out most of all because it actually looks good. Both the graphics and the gameplay are promising and a big win for the Nintendo Switch. What really stands out though, is a Nintendo Switch Exclusive mod that allows you to place characters into the game via Amiibo figures. This is not only a plus for this gam,e but a plus for all games, as this is a mod feature that creators can instill in their games to give the Nintendo Switch and added sell point. This is undoubtedly a game to look out for.
Fallout 4 VR and Doom ‘VFR’
The Evil Within 2
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
In the end, Bethesda shows that they are still the pioneers of gaming that they have always been by returning to E-Sports with the game that started it all, in Quake Champions, continuing their crusade in the modding community, launching into VR more than any company has yet to do, continuing with original and creative narratives, taking a leap into another nearly uncharted territory to help a fellow gaming company succeed and bring fans new ways of playing their beloved favorites. Perhaps the best thing about their showcase is the fact that everything they showed is available by years end. Bethesda trusts its fans and the fans no doubt trust Bethesda. They have proven that gaming hasn’t gone to shit.
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