Everyone might know how many of the battles in WW2 ended, but that didn’t matter to gamers seeing it through the lens of countless RTS titles re-enacting famous confrontations to the glut of first-person shooters taking them to the beaches of Europe and the Pacific. The same can also be said for the story behind the prequel of Halo: Reach – at least to the fans that read the books.
The VGA show on Spike has come and gone, dishing out trophies and face time with a number of stars. With a big gaming show, you can also expect it to stage a few surprises of its own and it didn’t disappoint by revealing several trailers promoting new titles slated to appear next year.
One interesting thing about each of these announcements is how they’re all sequels, or spin-offs to already existing series. Not that it’s necessarily a bad thing. After all, I’m definitely looking forward to another Batman game. And it’s not like there aren’t any new ideas out there, either, but it would have been nice to see a few of them featured during the VGAs as well (such as id’s Rage, Funcom’s upcoming MMO, The Secret World, or Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain)
So sit back, relax, and take a look at what else is coming out next year right after the jump.