Top 5 Animal Casualties at E3 2012

Cute, cuddly, furry, and fuzzy; we all love animals, especially in video games where you aren’t required to pick up their poop. Take a look at some of the unfortunate casualties from the animal kingdom at this year’s E3 2012 ranging from pint-sized, colorful companions to nature’s most fearsome predators.

5. Pikmin – Pikmin 3

Pikmin 3 Ant Eater Creature at E3 2012

Genre: Strategy

Platforms: Wii U

Release Date: Q4 2012

Description: Pikmin 3 is a fully reimagined, mass-action strategy title from the critically acclaimed Pikmin series. Players will discover a beautiful world filled with strange creatures and take command of a swarm of ant-like Pikmin trying to survive. The world is densely packed with treasures and enemies, which makes the game much more action focused and fills it with layers of potential strategies and paths, adding greater replayability to challenge modes.

4. Deer – Assassin’s Creed III

assassins creed 3 deer

Genre: Action/Adventure

Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U

Release Date: October 30, 2012

Description: You are Connor, warrior son of a Native American mother and British father. As the colonies draw closer to revolution, you will dedicate your life to the freedom of your clan – becoming the spark that ignites the revolution into full blaze. Your crusade will take you through blood-soaked battlefields to crowded city streets, to perilous wilderness and beyond. You will not only witness history – you will make it.

3. Goatman – God of War: Ascension

god of war ascension goat

Genre: Action

Platforms: PS3

Release Date: March 12, 2013

Description: God of War: Ascension returns players to the storyline of the epic God of War franchise. Join Kratos as he seeks freedom, redemption and the clarity to avenge his family in the most ambitious God of War adventure in the series so far.

2. Tiger – Far Cry 3

far cry 3 tiger

Genre: Action

Platforms: Xbox 360. PS3, PC

Release Date: September 4, 2012

Description: With Far Cry 3, players step into the shoes of Jason Brody, a man alone at the edge of the world, stranded on a mysterious tropical island. In this savage paradise where lawlessness and violence are the only sure thing, players dictate how the story unfolds, from the battles they choose to fight to the allies or enemies they make along the way. As Jason Brody, players will slash, sneak, detonate and shoot their way across the island in a world that has lost all sense of right and wrong.

1. Elephant – God of War: Ascension

god of war ascension elephant 1

Genre: Action

Platforms: PS3

Release Date: March 12, 2013

Description: God of War: Ascension returns players to the storyline of the epic God of War franchise. Join Kratos as he seeks freedom, redemption and the clarity to avenge his family in the most ambitious God of War adventure in the series so far.

Editor’s Note: With this article I am in no way, shape, or form condoning or advocating violence against animals. It’s just a post about E3. As the Joker says, “Why so serious?”

                                    

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