So the press briefings are over, all the big news is out of the bag. Now are you ready for a slew of articles from all your favourite sites with news, previews and interviews from the show floor?

In case you missed anything, here I'll give you a rundown for the most exciting announcements and titles coming out of E3 2014 so far.

DISCLAIMER: I was once a Nintendo fanboy (weren't we all in the beginning?), then a Sony fanboy (with the PS1 and PS2) and then an Xbox fanboy when I stumbled on an exclusive early preview event in my town and was bribed with Xbox branded bags and hats (What? It works). Now I play pretty much exclusively on my PC thanks to a friend letting me play Half Life 2 on their PC a great many years ago. The irony is, now I'm older I feel less exclusive and I'd kill to have money to burn on all the new console and portable gaming hardware.

So of course this means that most of these titles will never reach my hands but hopefully it does mean that I won't be biased ;)

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Microsoft

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The Xbox press briefing kicked off the show and whilst there were a great deal of reveals and surprises, an awful lot of the Xbox briefing consisted of remasters, remakes and sequels to beloved series' (Not including Beyond Good and Evil o`_o`) as well as trying to drum into our heads that THEY REALLY ARE INDIE FRIENDLY! But here are some of the top games going forward (afaik only two of which were successfully kept under wraps)...

Sunset Overdrive

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Inside

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The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

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Rise of the Tomb Raider

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Crackdown

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Fable Legends

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Bonus Round:

Halo The Master Chief Collection

I have never been a fan of Halo, quite the opposite actually, but the Halo 2 remaster included in this collection has both the original maps/assets/textures and brand new ones (I presume using the Halo 5 tech/engine) and they are hot swappable whilst you are in game! This is absolutely fascinating to me and the only bit of innovation I've ever heard regarding a remake/remaster.

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Sony

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Sony is going from strength to strength at the moment, often in part due to the blunders of the other major players but also thanks to their insistent refocusing on games and gamers and their casual, often jovial, attitude. Not many surprises here again, thanks to most of the respective companies revealing their games prior to E3 but some revealing gameplay, a few left field announcements and consistent fan pleasing decisions left us satisfied. Here they are...

No Man's Sky

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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Batman Arkham Knight

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Mortal Kombat X

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The Order: 1886

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Bonus Round:

Let it Die

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The Last of Us Remastered

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Ubisoft

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Ubisoft had a whole lot to show off and get excited about. However, hot on the heels of the PR disaster Watch Dogs has been and Ubisoft/Uplay gripes in general, it's hard not to be a tad cynical watching Ubisoft's press briefing. Though Aisha Tyler was a breath of fresh air for the whole show nevermind just Ubisoft's briefing. Nevertheless, here are the-games-to-be-excited-for-at-first-but-then-disappointed-about-on-release.

Far Cry 4

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Tom Clancy's The Division

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

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Assassin's Creed Unity

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Bonus Round:

Valiant Hearts

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EA

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Unlike Ubisoft, do people even get excited for EA games anymore? Nonetheless, again here are some top picks that won't live up to these trailers/"gameplay" demo's and we'll all talk about that lots foreva <3

Mirror's Edge

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Star Wars Battlefront

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Battlefield Hardline

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Bonus Round:

Untitled Criterion Game (New IP)

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Nintendo

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Nintendo are an odd bunch. An oxymoron really, an extremely playful brand full of colour and youth propagated by a company packed full of businessmen making business decisions to meet their business needs. I realise all the big 3 are like this, but Nintendo seems to have a no mercy, no quarter and no compromise attitude. It has lost them an awful lot of favour in many circles and they continue to alienate fans, but is it so bad they refuse to water down their vision and pollute their ecosystem? At E3 they went an awful long way to rebuilding any bridges they burnt down with a slew surprises and delights...

The Legend of Zelda

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Mario Maker

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Xenoblade Chronicles X

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Devil's Third

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Bonus Round:

Splatoon

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Super Smash Bros. Mii integration

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Conclusion

Overall, E3 this year was a much less formal affair and filled full of exciting news for gamers of all persuasions. Well, unless you're predominately a PC player in which case the message was a lot more unclear; some of these games will reach PC, some weren't ever intended to but the good news is GTA V is coming to PC so we're happy! :)