E3 2015 Stories June 18, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: car jump starter/power bank $60, DJI Phantom drone $299, Bluetooth headphones, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Daily Deals: Anker Car Jump Starter and Portable Power Bank $60, TaoTronics iPhone 6 Car Mount $5, more

DJI Phantom 1.1.1 Quadcopter with GoPro Mount $299 shipped (Orig. $349)

Bluetooth headphones: Sol Republic Tracks Air $75 (Reg. $150), JBL J56BT on-ears $44 (Reg. $149), more

The 5 biggest iOS and Android games announced at this year’s E3 Expo

Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones in multiple colors: $150 shipped (Reg. $200)

Ondesoft Mac Bundle with X-Mirage, iTunes Converter, Audiobook Converter and more: free ($146 value)

The Big Deal photography bundle with training tools, memberships for $99 ($4,000+ value)

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

More new gear from today:

More deals still alive:

ZAGG Folio/Profolio+ iPad Bluetooth Keyboard Cases: $28 shipped (Orig. $90+)

Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD w/ 1-Meter Cable: $205 shipped (Reg. $300

New products & more:

Simple Station Dock is an industrial all-in-one charging solution for Apple Watch & iPhone

Super Smash Bros. updates, Star Fox rolls onto Wii U, more

New games & hardware announced at E3 make Xbox One deserving of a second look

Sony shows Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII remake, Uncharted 4, Star Wars, more

Microsoft unveils new hardware, 360 compatibility + Forza 6, Halo 5, more

Bethesda’s real life Pip Boy for iPhone/Android, Dishonored 2, Doom, more

Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy EA Access for free this week

E3 2015 Stories June 16, 2015

Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy VII to iOS this summer

As the main headline events wrap up at this year’s E3, Square Enix dropped more information on its plans for the beloved Final Fantasy series. After a very impressive reveal for the Final Fantasy VII remake on consoles and PC at the Sony event last night, Square executive producer Shinji Hashimoto took to the stage today to announce that FF7 is coming to iOS devices this Summer.

To be clear, this isn’t a mobile version of the new remake, but rather a port of the now iconic original PlayStation release. Square Enix already has a wide selection of mobile titles available in the App Store including Final Fantasy 1 through 6.

No exact release date or pricing details have been given, but you can expect it in the coming months, and likely for a premium judging by Square’s other mobile offerings.

Head over to 9to5Toys for a complete rundown on everything Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft and everyone else had to offer at E3 2015.

E3 2015 Stories June 15, 2015

E3 2015: Bethesda’s new real life iPhone Pip Boy for Fallout 4, Elder Scrolls for iOS, more

From 9to5Toys.com:

Last night, Bethesda held its very first E3 showcase. We got to see more of the highly anticipated Fallout 4, along with a new Fallout iOS title and details on the very cool F4 special edition. We caught a quick CG glimpse at Arkane’s next sequel to the stealth action title Dishonored and more details on the return of Doom.

Having, in many ways, already captured the game of show award before E3 even really kicked-off, Fallout 4 is one of the most highly anticipated games in recent memory. Game Director Todd Howard took to the stage to reveal more details about the game including its complete character customization suite (including female protagonists), a deep focus on dynamic item/shelter crafting and a November 10th release date!

But possibly even more exciting, and I can’t believe I’m about to say this, is the second screen mobile app for Fallout 4. Essentially just the new in-game Pip Boy running on your iPhone, the now available for pre-order Pip Boy Edition makes it so much more than that:

Pip Boy is real and it looks pretty cool. Bethesda is including a real sized Pip Boy that you can stick your iPhone in and run the companion app while playing. As Howard said during the press event, all of these special edition add-ons are a little gimmicky, but this happens to be one of the coolest gimmicks yet (barring that life size, talking Claptrap maybe). Both Best Buy and Amazon have the Pip Boy pre-order available, but they keep going in and out of stock.

We are also getting a couple mobile titles. The Fallout shelter title we posted about this morning is a free-to-play sim management iOS game is already available to download. You can get all the details over on 9to5Mac. And, Beth is also dropping a new card-based game for mobile set in the world of the Elder Scrolls known as Elder Scrolls Legends. You can see the teaser trailer above.

You can check out the rest of Bethesda’s E3 announcements over on 9to5Toys.

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