Epic Game Trailers – Part 4, E3 2011 Edition

We apologize for our hiatus but fret not! Epic Game Trailers continues and this time we have a “special edition.” E3 came and left in no time but it did leave us some gems in game trailers. We asked around and these are some of the trailers that you guys thought were the most enjoyable and exciting from E3 2011. Check them out below (viewer discretion is advised!):

TRAILERS – E3 2011

Ezio Auditore must leave his life behind in search of answers, in search of the truth. In Assassin’s Creed® Revelations, master assassin Ezio Auditore walks in the footsteps of the legendary mentor Altaïr, on a journey of discovery and revelation. It is a perilous path – one that will take Ezio to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.

Site: Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

In the future, humanity’s last hope lies in the lawless frontier of space where factions battle over the universe’s most precious resource, Rift Energy. Caught in the middle is Emmett Graves, an outcast gunslinger who is drawn back to the planet that abandoned him, to face a fierce outlaw and his warband of followers. 

Site: StarHawk

Eighteen months after the fall of Jacinto, the Gears have moved to the island of Vectes and are living aboard a converted aircraft carrier called the Raven’s Nest. The COG has disbanded and the imulsion that powered Sera’s cities has infected and mutated members of the Locust, causing them to become Lambent. The Lambent are evolving into a new enemy that threatens both the Locust and humanity.[9]

Site: Gears of War

An ancient alien race, known only as “Reapers”, has launched an all-out invasion leaving nothing but a trail of destruction in their wake. Earth has been taken, the galaxy is on the verge of total annihilation, and you [Commander Shepard] are the only one who can stop them. The price of failure is extinction.

Site: Mass Effect 3

Set in the near-future, Overstrike follows a team of four elite agents obliterating enemy strongholds using fringe-tech gadgets and lethal teamwork. The members of Overstrike 9 are comprised of an ex-mercenary, Interpol’s most wanted thief, a gifted young scientist and a decorated detective. Collectively, they are the agency’s outcasts. But a shadowy organization threatens to wipe out humankind. Thanks to each agent’s unique talents and a tendency to completely ignore protocol – Overstrike 9 is the only option left.

Site: Overstrike

Jack is a marked man.
Jack has just found a way to save his life.
All he needs to do is win an illicit, coast-to-coast race from San Francisco to New York.

It’s called The Run. Three-thousand miles of unforgiving asphalt from San Francisco to New York. No speed limits. No rules. No allies. Armed with just his guts and instinct, Jack battles a field of the most notorious drivers ever assembled. Dense city streets, icy mountain passes and narrow canyons push his driving skills to the limit. Relentlessly hunted by the police, as well as the men who want him dead, Jack is racing for his life.

Site: Need For Speed: The Run

The pages of the Thievius Raccoonus are disappearing and Bentley, now keeper of the ancient master Thieves book, must round up the gang along with new recruits and save the Cooper Clan legacy from being destroyed forever.

Site: Sanzaru Games (Developer Site – No Official Game Site Yet)

 Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. Halo 4 marks the start of a new trilogy that begins with its release in 2012.

Site: Halo 4

Tomb Raider explores the intense and gritty origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor. Armed only with raw instincts and the ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Lara must fight to unravel the dark history of a forgotten island to escape its relentless hold.

Site: Tomb Raider

A search for the fabled “Atlantis of the Sands” propels fortune hunter Nathan Drake on a daring trek into the heart of the Arabian Desert, a journey that pits him and his mentor Victor Sullivan against the occult treachery of a shadowy clandestine organization and its ruthless leader. When the terrible secrets of this lost city are unearthed, Drake’s quest descends into a desperate bid for survival that strains the limits of his endurance and forces him to confront his deepest fears.

Site: Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

So there we have it! Some of the best game trailers from E3 2011. Of course there were other great trailers that we didn’t list. So now it’s your turn! In the comments below, let us know what game trailers you liked the best from E3 2011. There are no special qualifications, if you think it was a great trailer, let us know! Give us suggestions on what trailers to feature next in our Epic Game Trailers series. We will do our best to include as many suggestions as possible!

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