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Bethesda Adds 'BE3 Plus' To E3 Show For Game Demos, Interviews

Last year, Bethesda held its first major E3 event called the BE3 Showcase, where it showed off some of its upcoming titles. It's back again for E3 2016, and the company is adding another part to the event called "BE3 Plus," which allows attendees to see interviews with developers, grab some drinks and food, and most importantly, play some of Bethesda’s upcoming titles.

Similar to last year’s BE3, the event will be open to the public. That is, if you manage to grab a ticket. Bethesda is taking registration applications until May 1. If you’re one of the lucky few picked by the company to attend, you’ll get an email “on or around May 6” to RSVP for the event. You can also bring one guest with you, but you will have to pay for hotel and travel accommodations. Both you and your guest must be 17 years old or older.

The list of presented games is still under wraps, but based on last year’s show, we have an idea of what to expect. Obviously, Fallout 4 is already out, and by the time E3 rolls around, the new Doom will also be available. However, there were a few games mentioned last year that are still in development. Battlecry Studios showed off its multiplayer-based action game Battlecry. Players could sign up for the beta, which started last fall, but other than that we haven’t too much about the upcoming title. There’s also the highly-anticipated Dishonored 2, which had a trailer at the show. Just like Battlecry, the news on Dishonored 2 is slim pickings, but that should change in the next few months.

Other than that, all we have is speculation. Bethesda has a few notable franchises under its wing, such as The Elder Scrolls and Wolfenstein, which could make an appearance at the show. Regardless, BE3 Plus will be the place for fans to get their first glimpse of Bethesda’s upcoming titles. If you can’t make it to the show, the company will be streaming the event online starting at 6:15 pm PDT for the pre-show all the way through BE3 Plus, which starts at 8 pm PDT.

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  • ubercake
    I would like to see a new Bethesda / Akella joint effort to create a modern-day Sea Dogs by which it puts my GTX 980 to work. Those Caribbean discovery/conquest games are a lot of fun when done well. Talk about ship battles! I can't even imagine what it would look like with today's tech.
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  • ykki
    I'm waiting for a new Wolfenstein.
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  • surphninja
    Forget the upcoming titles. I want to hear that they're replacing their dated engine.
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  • ubercake
    I'd also like to hear I can play a game like Skyrim and when I advance to level 20 I can handle a wolf much easier than I could at level 1.

    Why do the wolves seem to advance in their ninja training as your character advances in levels?
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  • surphninja
    Why do the wolves seem to advance in their ninja training as your character advances in levels?

    Maybe because they attack in packs? Gotta have the strategy for them.
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  • ubercake
    17782238 said:
    Why do the wolves seem to advance in their ninja training as your character advances in levels?

    Maybe because they attack in packs? Gotta have the strategy for them.

    They even do more damage as your level increases. That's their enhanced wolf-ninja skills at work.
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  • surphninja
    17782238 said:
    They even do more damage as your level increases. That's their enhanced wolf-ninja skills at work.

    Crazy. Didn't know their damage scaled.

    Transform into a werewolf, and they'll not attack.
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  • photonboy
    Not going to happen but I'd love to see Fallout NV, Oblivion and Skyrim redone with Unreal Engine 4.
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  • photonboy
    Not going to happen but I'd love to see Fallout NV, Oblivion and Skyrim redone with Unreal Engine 4.
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  • Jr_tolls1
    YES YES YES ubercake, We need another age of pirates, MAN does that take me back
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