E3 is the holy grail of videogames for all those who swear by the likes of Master Chief (John 3:16) or Kratos. This is one time of the year when things start falling into place in the industry, and aren't necessarily rumours or speculations that we are treated to all year long.
This year's E3 is currently underway and already we have been treated to a host of intense videogames from a number of big name publishers. But with an event as big as this, it's almost impossible to cover everything that's going on. However, that hasn't stopped us from marking the best looking titles in the mix.
But if you have somehow missed this year's E3 till now, here's a quick look at the five most visually-rich titles that have been showcased at the event so far:
Rise of the Tomb Raider
This is one of Microsoft's timed exclusive and Lara has never looked as gorgeous. The new Tomb Raider demo from E3 shows a daredevil treasure hunter climbing up a snowy mountain, jumping across gorges and escaping few of the most brutal ways of dying possible. If Lara wasn't your cup of tea, she will now be.
Halo 5: Guardians
Master Chief is easily one of the most feared and respected videogame characters of all time, so it goes without saying that he would leave a mark at this year's E3. Sure, there were the likes of Forza and others, but none could even come close to Halo 5 as far as graphical intensity was concerned. From jaw-dropping alien worlds to a richly-detailed Spartan, Halo 5 has it all.
Apocalypse is no joke, but end of the world has never looked so good before. With the newly-unveiled Fallout 4, Bethesda took the city of Boston into account and gave us a first-hand view of how things might look long after we are all gone. There's a massive open-world out there with 1950s' style imagery at the base of it. Get your Pip Boys ready, ladies and gentleman!
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
The only thing that came to mind when Uncharted 4 was shown off at the event: Shut up and take my money! Uncharted 4: A Thief's End was surely the highlight of Sony's pre E3 conference, and the number of NPCs on the busy road, followed by a high-octane chase sequence left us almost speechless. If you still haven't invested on a PS4, Uncharted 4 is as good an excuse to get one as any.
Videogames weren't readily available to us back in the day, and even if they were, you really needed to do some chores around the house to convince your parents that you may have earned a reward. The reward was usually a bit of money to invest on something we like. I got hold of the first-ever Doom in 1997 (yes, I was late by four years). The new Doom, with as visually-rich offering as you can think of, brings back a lot of memories. Prepare yourself once more, evil space scum!
Honorable Mentions: Star Wars Battlefront, Super Mario Maker.
Let us know if we missed out on any of the visually-rich games that you thought was worthy of this list in the comments section below.
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