Yesterday GamePolitics linked Dean Takahashi’s VentureBeat piece predicting that PC games would be noticably sparse at next week’s E3 in Los Angeles.
Writing for Big Download, John Callaham begs to differ:
The Games for Windows Event this week had… Civilization IV: Colonization, Call of Duty: World at War, Bionic Commando, Ghostbusters and Space Siege… E3 2008 will have those same five games plus a ton more titles. A number of publishers are scheduled to show a lot of PC only games at the show such as Electronic Arts (Crysis Warhead, Spore, Warhammer Online), THQ (Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II) Codemasters (Jumpgate Evolution) Sega (Empire: Total War) and Deep Silver (STALKER Clear Sky).
UK based Jagex is scheduled to show off for the first time their next generation version of their hugely popular free MMO Runescape at the show. Russian based publisher Akella will only be showing PC games at the event. As far as hardware, Big Download confirmed this week that Toshiba will be showing off a new high powered gaming laptop PC which will be officially launched at the show…