Lucas Baird

Microsoft shows off Halo Wars 2 at E3 2016

Microsoft debuted a cinematic trailer for Halo Wars 2 at E3 2016. Dan Ayoub from 343 Industries spoke about the game, announcing its Xbox Play Anywhere functionality, a week-long beta (starting today) and 343i's partnership with Total War developer C...

New We Happy Few footage shown at E3

Microsoft debuted footage for Compulsion Games's Kickstarter success We Happy Few this morning at E3 2016. We Happy Few is a stealthy action-adventure game set in a drug-addled dystopia, where the protagonist's society is kept satisfied by pills c...

Microsoft announces new updates to Xbox Live

Microsoft debuted a fresh suite of Xbox Live features at E3 2016. New updates will include background music for Xbox One, language-region independence, and the addition of the Cortana AI system to Xbox. To match with Xbox's coming cross-platform func...

Microsoft announces Forza Horizon 3 at E3

Microsoft debuted a trailer for Forza Horizon 3 at  E3, set in Australia. Forza Horizon 3 was also confirmed as an "Xbox Play Anywhere" title, alongside Gears of War 4, allowing cross-platform Windows/Xbox multiplayer accessed by a one-button system....

Bethesda reveals Prey Reboot

Bethesda announced a reboot to the Prey pseudo-franchise at E3 2016. "Built on the values so dear to Arkane ," the game was debuted with a cinematic teaser-trailer. This reboot, following the cancellation of proposed open-world action game Prey 2 ...

Bethesda Announces Quake Champions

Bethesda began their press conference for E3 2016 with the announcement trailer for Quake Champions, the return of multiplayer juggernaut franchise Quake. Quake Champions was described as a "competitive arena style FPS" for PC, with unlocked framerat...

Lucas Baird

Features Editor

Yo, do you remember the PC Gamer Bioshock demo disc from 2007? Lucas does, and it was all downhill from there. Lucas Baird is an alumni of Vancouver Island University's Creative Writing program who often writes things about video games, whether he likes them or not. He cares too much about art in all its shapes and angles.