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E3 Final Day Wrapup: Some stuff you may have missed


Today is the third day of E3. All the major announcements are out of the way and everything is in wind down with the biggest showings now being some additional gameplay nuggets trickling down from the show floor.

With the giant titles constantly looming over the horizon many smaller announcements got overshadowed or completely missed. I was looking for a good location to find some of the lesser known titles that but couldn't find anything so I decided to compile a list myself.

Please note I'm certain there are plenty of titles I missed here don't take this as definitive just informative. Many of the titles also have gaf threads (which I did my best to search for and link to) for actual discussion of the individual titles. Also what I consider obscure and you consider obscure may differ. With few exceptions if you saw it in one of the major press conferences it won't show up here.

So now here's a list of games and announcements from the last few days you may have missed.

7th Dragon III Code VFD

Any news is great news for us 7th Dragon fans, we honestly never expected to see this series released in the West. So the excitement is high surrounding the new E3 2016 trailer for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. The game will be releasing exclusively on Nintendo 3DS next month July 12, 2016. Here is the publishers description. https://youtu.be/k33Dld-V5pw
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/16/e3-2016-7th-dragon-iii-code-vfd/

Atelier Firis Launch Trailer and news

Gust reveals the launch trailer for their newest entry in their long running Atelier series, Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey. Gust has provided some information on two of the new characters Atelier Firis introduce; https://youtu.be/iG93q92sfMg
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/0...terious-journey-launch-trailer-debuts/211882/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1232097&highlight=atelier+firis

Beyond Flesh and Blood

Mecha in Britain. I almost want to just stop there. But Pixelbomb Games, a developer proud of their Manchester heritage, have a unique take on the genre that breaks away from the Japanese tropes. https://youtu.be/CCgL978xMDU
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/16/b3-part-2/

Black Rose: Valkyrie: Character Trailer

Compile Heart has released the latest in their character introduction series for their upcoming game, Black Rose Valkyrie, which is due out on the PlayStation 4 on July 21 in Japan. https://youtu.be/S2xZX5T6FWk
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/06/15/black-rose-valkyrie-amal-franson-character-trailer/212430/

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night: E3 Demo

A playable demo for Koji Igarashi’s Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is available at E3 2016, and an off-screen video from the event gives us a closer look at the Inti Creates-developed game. [Thanks, Gamer.]
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/16/bloodstained-ritual-night-gets-footage-e3-2016-playable-demo/

Bound: A new game from Santa Monica Studios

Source: http://bound.playstation.com/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233000

Cherry Tree High Girls Fight: Released on Steam

Once upon a time, the Cherry Tree High series was focused around cutsey adventure/visual novel gameplay. The latest title, Cherry Tree High Girls’ Fight, switches things up by pitting the cast of teenage girls against one anther in battle.
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/06/13/cherry-tree-high-girls-fight-released-on-steam/212046/

Dragon ball Xenoverse: E3 Info

Hub World
7 times bigger than Toki Toki City
Can't fly at the start, flying locked off to prevent players getting to all areas initially
Vehicles available in Hub, Hover boards mentioned. Nimbus Hinted
Source: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1234371&highlight=xenoverse
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1234371

Exiles End Trailer

XSEED Games just provided us with a bunch of information and a trailer for Exile’s End which is a retro sci-fi platformer that seems to be hiding a lot of mysteries.
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/14/exiles-end-trailer/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1227205

Farm Simulator 2017

It may not seem like the most exciting game to come out but gosh darn, people love farming. The day of farmer starts well before the sun rises and doesn’t stop until it goes down. It’s a tough career but somebody has got to do it and Farming Simulator 17 may be the ultimate test for any would be farmers.
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/0...-to-the-fields-with-farm-simulator-17/212673/

Fate Extella

XSEED Games has released new details for one of Marvelous’ upcoming games, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star.

This title will take place in the same worlds as Fate/EXTRA and Fate/EXTRA CCC. It will feature multiple characters from several different titles in the Fate universe. These titles include Fate/Grand Order, Fate/Apocrypha, Fate/EXTRA and the original visual novel Fate/stay night.
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/14/e3-2016-fateextella-details-screenshots/

Fault Milestone: Coming to PS4 and Vita

Fault is a series of science-fantasy cinematic novels using a unique 3D camera system for a visually immersive reading experience. Fault Milestone One follows the story of a princess named Selphine and her Royal Guardian Ritona
Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/1...ion-4s-playstation-vitas/#gk1vzGsVrdORYM2K.99
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/0...rmer-rabi-ribi-coming-to-ps4-and-vita/212058/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233239&highlight=rabi


Fictorum, a first or third-person action RPG with customizable spells, features destructible structures, letting players tear whole cities apart in their quest for vengeance.
Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/1...e-destructible-buildings/#jhsvs2DZcOEUlbJu.99
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/15/fictorums-spells-devastate-destructible-buildings/

Gal Gun Double Peace: Release date announced

You know those E3 feelings are truly in the area when we finally get a Gal Gun Double Peace release date — truly the highlight of the conference.
Source: http://www.ricedigital.co.uk/gal-gu...te&utm_campaign=85386&utm_content=VigLink+Inc
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1234245&highlight=

Greedy Guns

You didn’t think I’d get through this list without having an indie platformer did you? A lot of the more obscure games I look through fit this category but Greedy Guns stands out from the rest. Developer Tiu Atum has put together a co-op metroidvania bullet hell barrage that looks incredibly fun. https://youtu.be/5kHrIbRAEL4

Harvest Moon Skytree Village:Trailer

Rising Start Games has published a new trailer for Harvest Moon: Skytree Village, which was only recently announced. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJemu9tTdgI&feature=youtu.be
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/0...moon-skytree-village-trailer-released/211807/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1232633&highlight=harvest+moon


After a successful Indie Go Go campaign, Sekai Project has released the demo for KARAKARA right in time for the wrapping up of E3. The demo has been released on Steam, so this is the all ages version. There is also an 18% Denpasoft version in the works.
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/15/e3-2016-karakara-demo-live/

Killing Floor Incursion: Light gun game announced for Oculus

Tripwire Interactive’s Killing Floor series has done impressively well over the years. This multiplayer-focused shooter continues to draw fans with Killing Floor 2, but that’s hardly the end of the line for this team.
Source: http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/13/11924954/killing-floor-incursion-vr-pc-oculus-touch-e3-2016

Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls

When it comes to anthropomorphic consoles in our games, JRPG fans know who our goddess and goddess candidates are. We’ve seen eight games in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series by this point, after all. Neptune, Noire, Blanc, Vert, Nepgear, Uni, Rom, and Ram are household names in the right circles. Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls is increasing our pantheon when it comes to the PlayStation Vita this year.
Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/1...embody-favorite-consoles/#zdM3qtaTSrzy6HYL.99

Observer:CyberPunk Horror Game

Layers of Fear may have have left some mixed reactions among gamers when it came out of Early Access earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean developers Bloober Team won’t stop trying to deliver us the best first-person horror experience they can in video games. As such, today they unveiled their new game, Observer, this time delving into the realm of horror with a sci-fi twist.
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/06/13/e3-2016-bloober-team-gives-us-a-glimpse-of-observer/211718/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1232815

Rabi-Ribi: Coming to PS4 and Vita

Yesterday, Sekai Project and Mighty Rabbit Studios announced they would be porting some Windows PC games to PlayStation platforms, complete with limited physical runs through Limited Run Games.
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/1...ibi-hopping-playstation-4s-playstation-vitas/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233239&highlight=rabi

Root Letter: Coming West

Kadokawa Games’ Root Letter is to be published in the west by PQube, the publisher has announced. The game is to be released on June 16 in Japan, with a western release at some point during 2016 for the PlayStation Vita.
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1232465

Shantae 1/2 Genie Hero Trailer and Demo

Off-screen footage from the demo of the Wii U version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero has surfaced from E3, courtesy of Yoshiller. You can watch the demo, made specifically for E3, below.
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/16/watch-footage-shantae-half-genie-heros-e3-demo/ + https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kfc7VHv2uFc&feature=youtu.be
Gaf Thread:http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1234880 + http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233848

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse: Trailer

The release date for the latest in the long running franchise, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, is rapidly approaching. It is still slated for a Summer 2016 release. So Atlus has graced us with a trailer featuring many of the new features of the game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkazX7U2PCw
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/16/e3-2016-shin-megami-tensei-iv-apocalypse/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1234188

Seven Pirates: "Chest Growth Trailer" (oh Japan)

As you can see, it makes use of the Vita’s touchscreen in…interesting ways. https://youtu.be/h_eVI2qeJIg (nsfw)
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/16/seven-pirates-chest-growth-trailer/ (nsfw)

Stardew Valley: is coming to Xbox One PS4 and WiiU

So today, I’m pleased to officially announce that Stardew Valley is coming to the Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Wii U!

With the help of Chucklefish and Sickhead Games, I’m expecting to have these versions ready in time for the winter holidays!
Source: http://stardewvalley.net/stardew-valley-coming-to-consoles-q4-2016/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1232665

Star Ocean 5: Launch Trailer

Here’s a new one. While it’s not uncommon for games to receive launch trailers a couple weeks in advance, I can’t think of an instance where a publisher releases a launch trailer for E3. Regardless, that’s just what Square Enix has done for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk49cdSyOrc
Source: http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2016/0...ix-debuts-star-ocean-5-launch-trailer/212317/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233813

State of Mind:PC, PS4, XB1 - Q1 2017

You are Richard Nolan, a father and journalist from Berlin who discovers that he and his wife and son have been subjects to mind uploads. Richard’s upload, however, has gone wrong. As a result, he is still living in real-life reality, but an incomplete second version of his self also exists in a secret Virtual Reality project.

Upon realizing that he is literally a torn man, Richard sets out on a dramatic and dangerous search for salvation. He aims to reunite with his family, as well as with his own split self. On his way, he soon realizes that this journey isn’t only about him, but about the future of mankind.
Source: https://youtu.be/w2XU9CXL0JI
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233543

Story of Seasons Trio Town: Trailer

A trailer has been released for STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns on the Nintendo 3DS platform. We also have some character art and a handful of screenshots for you to take a look at. But first, here’s the trailer: https://youtu.be/5kh3LxfoYDY
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/14/e3-2016-story-seasons-trio-towns-trailer/

Tales of Bersaria: New Trailer

It’s E3 so we have a brand new trailer to share with you for Tales of Berseria which shows some of the animation sequences by Ufotable! You’ll get a brief look on the story of Velvet, her companions and the world they live in. It starts off with Velvet in a dark cell before she embarks on a quest to find Artorius Collbrande in A Tale of Emotion versus Reason. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EKKW2g1gP0&feature=youtu.be
Source: http://blog.talesofgame.com/en/japa...r-western-game-and-first-english-screenshots/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233617

Tears Revolude

Sion and Michelle set off to discover the final works of a unique artist, only to find danger and monsters in turn-based RPG Tears Revolude.
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/15/skills-grow-change-use-rpg-tears-revolude/

Touhou Scarlet Curiousity E3 Trailer

XSeed Games has recently shared a new trailer for Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity. The game is a independent spin-off RPG based on the shmup franchise. [Thanks, Operation Rainfall.] https://youtu.be/JA_3dYMUU9c
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/15/skills-grow-change-use-rpg-tears-revolude/#toFhxe1A4pE19r3d.99

Trails of Cold Steel 2: E3 Trailer

XSeed Games has shared some more information as well as a new trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, giving us a look at the game’s story and characters. [Thanks, Operation Rainfall.]
Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/1...hlights-story-characters/#XGTzkGhWB6DkFiOO.99
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/1...s-newest-trailer-highlights-story-characters/
Gaf Thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1234708

Yesterday Origin

Pendulo Studios have been making point and click adventure games for over 20 years now; they’re best known for the Runaway Series which is quite popular in Europe. Yesterday Origins acts as a sequel/prequel to John Yesterday’s first outing. https://youtu.be/bFNi6R6JVOg
Source: http://operationrainfall.com/2016/06/16/b3-part-2/

Note: I may clean this up/add more later
Thanks for this. It's easy to miss out on smaller things due to all the noise. Exile's End looks great.

XSEED Games are releasing the game this summer digitally for the PS4, PS Vita and Wii U.



Wow so Bloober Team looking to be the next Digital Homicide or something? Didnt Layers of Fear JUST come out?


I had thought it would be a given that we'd get another trailer for the FFVII Remake (not even a demo, just another trailer), so it's really weird that we got nothing. Did Square ever make a comment on it?


I had thought it would be a given that we'd get another trailer for the FFVII Remake (not even a demo, just another trailer), so it's really weird that we got nothing. Did Square ever make a comment on it?

Im surprised they even showed FFXII honestly. Seemed like SE was laser-focused on FFXV for 2016
Stardew Valley ports, Harvest Moon: Skytree Village and Farming Simulator 2017 were included but Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns was not? SMH.

Was Wattam at the show this year?


I just discovered this game:

State of Mind: PC, PS4, XB1 - Q1 2017

You are Richard Nolan, a father and journalist from Berlin who discovers that he and his wife and son have been subjects to mind uploads. Richard’s upload, however, has gone wrong. As a result, he is still living in real-life reality, but an incomplete second version of his self also exists in a secret Virtual Reality project.

Upon realizing that he is literally a torn man, Richard sets out on a dramatic and dangerous search for salvation. He aims to reunite with his family, as well as with his own split self. On his way, he soon realizes that this journey isn’t only about him, but about the future of mankind.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/w2XU9CXL0JI
GAF thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1233543


It totally deserves such a good release. 7th Dragon 2020 was an amazing game and its a shame it never came over officially. Definitely one of the bigger highlights for me. It has such awesome gameplay and is very Etrian Odyssey-esque. Yuzo Koshiro's music in it is golden, the gameplay has some level of emphasis on buffs and debuffs, the animations are nice and fluid, and the games just look really good. I really hope you all give it a try; its an AMAZING game.

Also really interested in Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates. I genuinely like Compile Heart games and love fanservice games, so that's right up my ally. I do hope Compile Heart gives it a PC release like they do their Neptunia games, but either way I'll definitely be grabbing it. I wonder if IFI will bring it to the West at all....

Also Gal Gun is kinda neat too.
What's up with all these great looking anime type games?! I don't even know where to start :)
If you like Etrian Odyssey:
Its much more a standard JRPG than Etrian Odyssey so its easier for people to get into if they aren't familiar with the dungeon crawlers but it has a lot of what makes those games great.
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