While there were many games on show that were quite remarkable, these particular games were the best that we played at E3.
KEVIN: Blame the Australian in me but Forza Horizon 3 just absolutely stole the show for me, with an absolutely breathtaking display of Australian agriculture that easily makes it the most gorgeous looking Forza game, a series that prides itself in spectacular presentation. Going hands on just confirmed my belief, with tight, responsive controls and a wealth of customization options. The mix of arcade style racing mixed with the traditional nature of the main Forza series’ trademark style makes Horizon one of the strongest racing series out there, and there’s no doubt that Horizon 3 will be an absolutely amazing experience when it releases. If anything, just cruising down the coast of the 12 Apostles or across Byron Bay will be an exhilarating and breathtaking experience in itself, with some of the most gorgeous vistas and scenery displayed in a racing game. With the Xbox Play Anywhere program, this is a definite must for either Xbox or PC.
KEVIN: Coming out of the left field was Ubisoft’s surprise hack and slash epic. The strategic blocking and attacking system is incredibly intuitive but deep and challenging, turning a button masher into a true test of skill. The presentation is gorgeous, and anyone who is a fan of Viking, Samurai or European Knights will absolutely salivate at the locations and backdrops. This could possibly be the best Ubisoft game in years, keep a close eye on this one.