E3 2021: The ten most exciting games

We're coming to the end of the biggest event of the year for the gaming industry - the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

This year PlayStation unfortunately didn't bother to attend for the third year running, but Xbox, Bethesda, Nintendo and Ubisoft are among those who did, each showcasing a bunch of cool new games. 

But which were the very best?

Here's my pick of the 10 most exciting games shown off at this year's E3 with each of their trailers.


Wow. The folks who make Elder Scrolls and Fallout are going all out with this space game and it has the very real potential to be a masterpiece.

Battlefield 2042

The most exciting Battlefield title in years, this looks to capitalise well on the epic multiplayer action that makes that franchise such a success and harness the immense power of new-gen consoles.

Cat Cafe Manager

Why hasn't this been done before? Coming to PC and Switch only at this stage, but I really hope there's an Android/iOS version too. I'd play the heck out of it on my phone.

Trek to Yomi

Although Ghost of Tsushima had a Kurosawa mode, this game is 100 percent Kurosawa style. That is mint.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2

The sequel to one of the most beloved games of the last few years looks as glorious as a fan could hope. 


Perhaps the best-crafted trailer of E3 overall, this one just strikes a captivating, moody tone that really strikes a chord. Can't wait to see more.

Forza Horizon 5

This franchise often sets the bar for console graphics and that's definitely the case with this ridiculously gorgeous looking game.


Extremely cool looking, '80s-inspired platformer in which you play an AI trapped in a human body. Um, yes please!

Elden Ring

Seeing more of what maestros Hidetaka Miyazaki and George RR Martin are crafting for the next SoulsBourne game did not disappoint.

Halo Infinite

Now this is more like it. The primary flagship for Xbox looks way more impressive than it did this time last year and I cannot wait to play it in just a few months.