Day 2 of E3 was packed with big names. Square Enix, Xbox and Bethesda, Warner Bros., and 24 Entertainment all also presented alongside the PC Gaming Show, and included were some drops such as Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Starfield. On the docket, the PC Gaming Show promised a total of 39 announcements in a mixture of forms including trailers, other videos, interviews, and game announcements.
And announce they did. From a spaceship.
The 90 minute show was jam-packed and fast-paced, with games being announced one after another. Many trailers were dropped with little to no discussion, with as much information to be released as fast as possible. They began with a recap trailer of Naraka: Bladepoint, an already successful battle royale, set for release on August 12. This was quickly followed by the world premiere of Dodgeball Academia, a fighting style dodgeball game.
Just-released medieval game Chivalry 2, accompanied by a trailer, got a few minutes to itself.
Raunchy- sounding game Rawmen debuted a hairy trailer.
Dying Light 2: was next on the agenda, a zombie game that technically doesn’t involve zombies, with an elaborate and unique backstory and main character. Players will follow Aiden as he attempts to find his sister Mia, with whom he underwent medical experiments. The preorder is open now and the game comes out in December 2021.
Sega also made an appearance. A trailer for Humankind, with a closed available now, and a trailer for new platformer They Always Run (coming soon) also dropped.
Orcs Must Die 3 announced for July 23, 2021, followed by an interview with design director Jerome Jones.
Trailers for Vampire The Masquerade: Swan Song and Gigabash premiered side by side.
A trailer for Lemnis Gate was released with a developer interview with James Anderson, Game Director, who spoke about the turn-based aspect and different game modes. It is open for preorders and will be released on August 3rd.
Next Space Rebels, a rocket sim released a trailer for the game which will be available in Fall 2021.
Open World Medieval RPG Wartales was debuted with a trailer that showcased its environments and gameplay.
World premiere of space-based game Ixion, to be released in 2022, includes thrilling teaser of an exciting plot, and is immediately followed by trailer for Far: Changing Tides.
Medieval games seemed to have large foot in the door, with announcement and trailer of Lakeburg Legacies, followed by another prominent theme of space based games in Killing Floor 2: Interstellar Insanity.
Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries (available now) provided a brief respite from the announcements with an interview with president Daeron Katz, who talked about the game itself and an upcoming DLC.
A world premiere of Silt, a heavily stylized black and white game, occurred shortly after, then making way for a trailer for Hello Neighbor 2, and talk about Jurassic World: Evolution 2.
New Blood released a summary video of their games, and talk with CEO Dave Oshry, about upcoming game Gloomwood, including a couple comedy bits that go along with the humor of New Blood.
Highly anticipated VALVE and Gabe Newell made an appearance, talked about Steam Next Fest, where demos of many games will be free to play. No new games from them, though.
World premiere trailer of Soulstice was released, with no additional information.
The PC Gaming Show then debuted some new technology, including Impulse Neuro-Controller, CSL DD Wheel Base, Onexplayer, and ASUS PG32UQX.
Back to trailers, released was a teaser for Chaos Gate: Daemonhunters and Pioneer, a shooting and horror game.
Eve Online was given a special treatment, with several minutes of a trailer, but was followed immediately by trailers for Lumberhill and Arboria, and a world premiere of cartoony TinyKin.
Which of course was followed by another world premiere, for survival and horror rpg, Chernobylite. And another, a pixelated rpg called Sacrifire.
Icarus was next on the agenda, with a trailer about the survival game featuring some gameplay. After Icarus, a trailer was played for MechaJammer, an open-world rpg.
The last trailers were for The Wandering Village, Death Trash, Songs of Conquest, Citizen Sleeper, and Project Warlock 2- all very different games with different play styles and subjects.
The show wrapped up with more spaceship and robot humor, with Devbot initiating a human vs. robot war, whose plot will be continued at E3 2022.