20 E3 Games That Were Never Released

Sadly, 100 Bullets was canceled when developer and publisher Acclaim Entertainment went under later that year. Although there have been talks of reviving this concept/license over the years, it’s been a long time since we’ve heard anything concrete on the subject. That’s a real shame as the game looked great.



First announced at E3 2007, Agent was described as a Cold War thriller that would emphasize stealth elements in order to “take players into the world of counter-intelligence, espionage, and political assassinations.” More importantly, Agent was set to be a major PS3 exclusive developed by Rockstar Games.

Subsequent E3s revealed that Sony had doubts regarding whether or not Agent would end up being a PS3 exclusive. As the years went by, others started to wonder if Agent would ever be released at all. While rumors about Agent have lingered for years, it’s pretty clear at this point that Rockstar abandoned the development of the project at some point, even if it hasn’t confirmed as much as of today. That said, the trademark for the game was not renewed by Rockstar in 2018, which is pretty much the final nail in the coffin.



Following its E3 2014 showcase, many felt that BattleCry — a third-person competitive team-based multiplayer title — was positioned to be publisher Bethesda’s answer to Team Fortress 2. In fact, had BattleCry actually released, the title would have likely competed with games like Overwatch.

Instead, BattleCry became one of those games that people forgot about as updates became few and far between. While there’s no official word on what happened to the game, it essentially sounds like Bethesda wasn’t happy with the progress and decided to move on. It’s also possible the market for such titles was too full by the time BattleCry would have been ready.

Brothers in Arms: Furious 4

Brothers in Arms: Furious 4

Back in the early 2000s, during the golden age of WWII shooters, Gearbox’s Brothers in Arms was one of the premier shooter series on the market. The storytelling was top-notch and the characters were captivating, all wrapped up in a realistic package that sought to recreate what it was like to be on the front lines of western Europe during WWII. But by E3 2011, the series was already in its twilight years, replaced by other behemoths of the genre like Call of Duty.


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