The year after new video game consoles drop is always a good year for gamers. In turn, this means that the E3 after those consoles drop is a good E3. It might not always be mind-blowing, but at this early stage in both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One's respective lifespans both Sony and Microsoft have plenty of ideas for the future—and plenty of new games to show off. And don't forget about Nintendo either, who debuted plenty of refreshing titles for both the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U

Whether you're into blockbusters or indie games, traditional genres or virtual reality, PC gaming or handheld play, E3 2014 was definitely a major success. To collect our thoughts on the expo, and to let you know what you should be looking forward to in the gaming sphere, here are 15 things we're excited about from this year's show.

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