Every game at E3 2016 and its PC outlook


Coming to PC? Definitely
When’s it out?
Not sure 

The creators of Layers of Fear are back at it with the spooks, this time in an Eastern European cyberpunk slum, from what we can tell. Glitching holograms, a lost crow, a creepy shadowed figure, and of course, sputtering fluorescent lights set the mood in the first teaser trailer.


Coming to PC? Yep
When’s it out?

An exciting surprise announced just before E3, Absolver is a stylish online combat RPG about swords and masks. Developer Pierre Tarno’s explanation tells you what you need to know: “We think the world would be a much better place if there were no guns. Then we could finally focus on important things, like sword fighting and how to kill a man with one punch.” We’ll have a preview from E3 soon.

Loot Rascals

Coming to PC? Yes
When’s it out?
Early 2017

A turn-based roguelike with a distinctly British sense of humor and an art style that looks like a mix of Katamari Damacy and an Adult Swim cartoon. Loot Rascals lets you move in real-time, but turns only progress when you step onto the next hex-tile. As the name might imply, monsters will sometimes drop loot when killed, which you can equip to make your rascal stronger.

Outlast 2

Coming to PC? We’re afraid so
When’s it out?
Fall 2016

Tim had a look and found the sequel to Red Barrels’ first-person screamer full of terrifying imagery and excellent sound design. The series moves from a nightmarish mental hospital to a remote farm packed with psychotic hillbillies and satanic rituals as a journalist searches for his missing wife armed only with a night-vision camera.

Final Fantasy XV

Coming to PC? Someday, probably
When’s it out?
September 30, 2016

We may see FFXV on PC in the future—older entries from the series have intermittently been showing up on Steam—but for now we’ll just have to wait. The RPG is set in an Earth-like reality, with the exception of flying cars, magic, Titans, and everything else you might expect from an FF title. It will also support PS4 VR, so if and when it does come to PC, perhaps it’ll work with a headset as well.

Civilization 6 

Coming to PC? Doy
When’s it out?
October 21, 2016

We’ve discovered that while there are some big changes to the next game in the Civ series—cities are now split into multiple districts, AI leaders have agendas, and multiplayer matches have been accelerated—it still feels unquestionably like Civ, at least for the first 50 rounds. We’re hoping the changes mean more freedom and spontaneity for players, and despite Civ 6 only being announced a few months ago, it’ll be out before the end of the year.

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