The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is back for another year, with video game companies presenting their new wares starting last weekend and ending this Thursday. We’ve already seen the new Halo game (Halo Infinite), the new Fallout game (Fallout 76), and the line-up of (almost) everyone in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. We’ve also summarized Sony’s packed presentation. But we haven’t rounded up the funniest reactions to E3 2018 until now. Below are some of our favorite tweets about the first half of this year’s offerings.
Many of the jokes were about the Nintendo presentation, which included the announcement of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with the statement, “Everyone is here!” Well, not everyone…
And strong feelings were expressed about other Nintendo properties:
People had a lot to say about whatever this guy was doing:
Sony’s presentation showcased several games. Inevitably, some killjoys threw a hissy about Ellie from The Last Of Us Part II being gay, even though that wasn’t news to anyone who paid attention to The Last Of Us or — especially — the DLC. Ellie’s orientation was long known by many, so the best response to the complainers was this sarcastic tweet:
Now let’s check in on some other games:
Fallout 76 prompted plenty of jokes:
Todd Howard of Bethesda gained some new fans when he announced a huge slate of games and didn’t mince words about the Nazis in Wolfenstein Youngblood:
People had jokes about Devil May Cry:
So how about you guys? Has the first half of E3 been everything you were expecting?