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E3 2018 Trailer: Old-School Skateboarding Sim ‘Session’

Developer creā-ture Studios showed a trailer for their new skateboarding sim, “Session,” during Microsoft’s Xbox E3 2018 Briefing on Sunday. “Session” arrives on Xbox One and PC in 2018.

“Inspired by the golden era of skateboarding — the early ’90s through the early 2000s — ‘Session’ captures the true culture of the sport, where the goals are expressing your creativity and learning progressive tricks through hard work, perseverance, and a bit of madness,” creā-ture Studios said in a press release. “The game has authentic recreations of some of the most legendary skate spots on earth, where you can film your friends and blow minds by creating the gnarliest video parts — in classic VHS style, of course.”

In addition to its “Filmer Mode,” which allows players to capture, edit, and share footage, the game promises a fresh, simulation-style approach to the skateboarding genre that the developer hopes will set it apart from the “arcade” skating titles of the past.

More information about the game will be made available in the coming months.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off Sunday with the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing at 1 p.m. PT; you can watch the broadcast live here. The presser is being held at the Microsoft Theater across the street from the main event area. This year’s E3 takes place this week, from June 12 to June 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Twitch’s official coverage of the event began in earnest Sunday afternoon.

Follow all of Variety‘s E3 2018 coverage, which includes breaking news, original interviews, and hands-on impressions, right here.

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