Battlefield 1 delivers tide-turning behemoth vehicles, procedural weather

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Battlefield 1 delivers tide-turning behemoth vehicles, procedural weather

Battlefield 1 will span the full length of World War I, from 1914 to 1918, with a robust campaign designed to deliver myriad perspectives through a collection of shorter stories that take place in different times and locations around the world.

The game's multiplayer reworks how vehicles are used and assigned, and includes a multitude of nations, the danger of changing weather and the introduction of tide-turning, endgame behemoth vehicles.

"It provides interesting perspective into how the old way of war was and what it turned into," said Aleksandar Grøndal, senior producer on the game. "This is kind of where the old way of war was destroyed and a new sort of war was created.

Titanfall 2 brings personality to its massive mechs, and a story for the fans

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Titanfall 2 brings personality to its massive mechs, and a story for the fans

Titanfall will bring with it just about everything everyone was hoping it would and more. The game will be coming to Xbox One, Windows PC and the PlayStation 4, it will bring refined multiplayer, more mechs, a meaningful story-driven single-player campaign and introduce a personality of sorts to those hulking mechs.

"When we sat down to make a single-player Titanfall game, we had an interesting situation for ourselves," said Drew McCoy, a producer on the game . "We had a great multiplayer game with Titanfall, We found ourselves with the problem that we already know how the game worked, but had to decide how to make it function in single player."

For this year’s show, we’re diving deep into some of the biggest games on display. To see all our features from the event, check out Polygon’s Big at E3 2016 hub.

Watch EA discuss Star Wars line-up in montage

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Watch EA discuss Star Wars line-up in montage

Games with release dates far, far away

EA debuted new trailers for several of its upcoming Star Wars games today, including a sequel to Star Wars Battlefront. Watch the reel above from this afternoon's EA Play event, the company's inaugural showcase of its line-up. Watch the montage about the various projects above.

Jade Raymond, general manager of Motive Studios, presented the Star Wars projects in the pipeline, from developers including Criterion, Capital Games, DICE, Respawn Entertainment, Motive Studios and Visceral Games.

Electronic Arts unveils its esports plans for the coming year

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Electronic Arts unveils its esports plans for the coming year

$1 million Madden NFL Championship Series highlights the schedule

Electronic Arts took the wraps off its newly created esports initiative at E3 2016, revealing plans for a major tournament series with a million-dollar prize pool and community level support for users who want to stage their own events.

Peter Moore, the new "chief competition officer" for Electronic Arts, touted the new Madden NFL Championships comprising four "EA Major" events for a combined $1 million prize pool. An eight-player elite tournament in Madden NFL 16 will also kick off today and run through E3 2016, hosted by Stan Verrett of ESPN.

Watch Mass Effect: Andromeda's latest gameplay

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Watch Mass Effect: Andromeda's latest gameplay

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BioWare debuted an extended look at Mass Effect: Andromeda today during its Electronic Arts' EA press conference, which you can watch in the video above.

BioWare has said previously that Andromeda will take place "far away from and long after the events of the original trilogy." The game will introduce an online component, as well as new species and alien races. Halo 4 writer Chris Schlerf was attached to the project as lead writer, but left the company earlier this year to join Destiny developer Bungie.

Watch Mass Effect: Andromeda's latest gameplay

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Watch Mass Effect: Andromeda's latest gameplay

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BioWare debuted an extended look at Mass Effect: Andromeda today during the Electronic Arts' E3 press conference in a short video featuring new gameplay and input from members of the team.

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn talked briefly about Andromeda, which he called a new adventure taking place in "a galaxy where you are the alien." Players will be part of an "ambitious expedition" to the Andromeda galaxy.

Titanfall 2 multiplayer campaign revealed in new trailer

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Titanfall 2 multiplayer campaign revealed in new trailer

Watch it right now

Titanfall 2's multiplayer campaign got a debut trailer, above, at today's EA Play event. The game's set for an Oct. 28 release on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, EA announced. Ahead of launch, the publisher will release an "open technical test" for the multiplayer mode. You can register now.

Unlike its predecessor, Titanfall 2 will also come with an offline single-player mode. A trailer for that popped up on YouTube earlier today, ahead of EA's press conference. The game will feature six new titans, each one customizable.

New Xbox leaks in advance of Microsoft press conference

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New Xbox leaks in advance of Microsoft press conference

Significantly smaller device said to output 4k

An image of a new, smaller version of the Xbox One has been leaked by a poster on NeoGAF.

The new Xbox One Slim will reportedly be announced tomorrow. The leaked image says it includes a 2 terabyte hard drive, is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One and will output 4k video. The image also says it can be positioned vertically, and comes with a redesigned controller.

Report: This could be the new Xbox One Slim

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Report: This could be the new Xbox One Slim

Significantly smaller device said to output 4k

An image of a new, smaller version of the Xbox One has been leaked by a poster on NeoGAF.

The new Xbox One Slim will reportedly be announced tomorrow. The leaked image says it includes a 2 terabyte hard drive, is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One and will output 4k video. The image also says it can be positioned vertically, and comes with a redesigned controller.

Here's some gorgeous artwork from the new Zelda game

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Here's some gorgeous artwork from the new Zelda game

Wanna bet there's a boss in that volcano?

We're about to get a long look at the upcoming Legend of Zelda game for Nintendo Wii U and NX, but you can check out a beautiful piece of artwork from the game right now, courtesy of its Amazon listing.

The art, which you can see in full below, features Link scaling a cliff at sunset — or perhaps sunrise. In the distance, a volcano spouts ash into the sky.