Who won E3? Is Destiny any good? And where the hell is my Metroid?

"So it has been a while since we released the last one and we're having discussions internally about what we can do next," he said. "So at this point we have two different types of Metroid games. We have the Prime style of Metroid game and we have the more traditional style of Metroid game.

"We feel that we do need to take care of both of these styles of play. And the hope is that at some point in the near future we'll be able to share something about them."

And that was that for another year. Ok, so maybe no one ever really wins E3. It is, after all, just one massive PR event And if anything did win, it was this picture right here.


Face your Destiny

As announced during Sony's E3 presser, Destiny was opened to PS4 owners for alpha access on Thursday. If you're late to the party, the bad news is that registration has closed, but you'll be able to get your hands on the beta next month when it opens on July 17.

The first new game from Halo creator Bungie, Destiny can only be described as ambitious. First impressions are positive though not yet mind-blowing. Mind you, this is just the alpha, and it's clear that this represents just a fraction of Bungie's overall vision for Destiny.

GamesRadar says: "Knocking out enemy shields, driving around hovering speeder bikes, and constantly having to aim for our enemies' heads make the gameplay feel very much like a Halo match--which is by no means a bad thing. But the best part of it is, playing in the multiplayer isn't just for kicks. As you get kills and earn victories in the Crucible, you'll gain experience and multiplayer cred for your efforts, which will eventually buy you Crucible-specific gear and items."

Meanwhile CVG also notes a certain amount of familiarity. "The character movement shares some similar beats with Halo. Like Master Chief, the Guardians feel like they're walking on air, yet are able to dish out a heap of punishment to all comers. They don't, however, feel like tanks - even the Titans - and the world of Destiny is a brutal place; I managed to find a couple of enemies in the map that I couldn't even make a dent in before they killed me with one blow."

It adds: "So the Alpha is a pared down version of an epic space opera to come. It'll still take players ages to get sick of, as it's impeccably well made; The Crucible alone will probably keep them going for a month."

Hugh Langley

Hugh Langley is the ex-News Editor of TechRadar. He had written for many magazines and websites including Business Insider, The Telegraph, IGN, Gizmodo, Entrepreneur Magazine, WIRED (UK), TrustedReviews, Business Insider Australia, Business Insider India, Business Insider Singapore, Wareable, The Ambient and more.

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