The event, the second to be held by EA after deciding to not have a display at the E3 trade show, kicked off with a live show that was widely streamed and began with the entrance of a drum line all wearing Tom Brady Patriots jerseys. That's what Longshot represents in Madden NFL 18 - a story about a young athlete trying to make his way to the pros. But, it is what it is, and EA Play now acts as a curtain raiser to the main event. While the reveal was brief, it was revealed that the much lauded The Journey mode will be seeing Alex Hunter returning as the protagonist.
EA Sports is working to rebuild the profile of its basketball game.
NBA Live 18 also got its first trailer and although not much is known about the game as of right now, what we do know is that there will be a combination of professional and street style play.
Saves can be transferred to the full game on release.
Need for Speed is taking a brand new direction with Need for Speed Payback, where they've taken that speedster action we know and love but they've stuffed a whole lot of new story into the game. Payback also features abandoned classic cars-like a vintage Volkswagen Beetle-that players can salvage and rebuild.
Afterward, independent developer Josef Fares, the mind behind Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, arrived on stage to preview his new project, A Way Out.
Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time
At the center was Spanier, who once ranked among the nation's most prominent and longest-serving university leaders. Spanier was sentenced to serve at least two months in jail followed by another two months under home confinement.
The new game is also cooperative, and is only playble in split screen with another person. Thus, players will experience the chaos of battle like never before with warfare in the dark.
Joining Microsoft in the pre-E3 events line, Electronic Arts (EA -1.2%) showed off its next Star Wars release that looks to build on a microtransaction feature, and laid out an esports approach around its Federation Internationale de Football Association soccer series.
In his opening remarks, Andrew Wilson, EA's CEO, talked about the importance of fan feedback to the process of creating and improving games. "They connect us.They inspire us.They allow us to do extraordinary things.They enable us to be our most creative selves.Games put the power of play in our hands".
I'm not sure what more needs to be said about Star Wars Battlefront II.
Robust single-player experiences have been a part of all of EA's sports franchises for years, but the new trend is layering a cinematic story on top of the single-player mode. Additionally, new story footage highlighted the adventure of elite imperial officer Iden Versio.
First season of DLC content - based on Star Wars: The Last Jedi - will be free, and includes Finn and Captain Phasma Hero characters.