E3 News


Opinion: E3 is Changing, This Time for Good

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2016 1:00pm PST

E3 is going through its second seismic shift in less than a decade, and this time, it's probably going to stick.


"wow, it's like you read the article and repeated it's main thesis."

- anhero see all 5 comments

Here's When You Can Expect to See Bethesda's E3 Showcase

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 01, 2016 7:59am PST

Goin' to the Wasteland on a Sunday. 


"Fallout 4 DLC that retcons the story and that you were the kid the whole time *DUN DUN DUN*"

- sarcaz see all 2 comments

Twitch had over 21m unique and 840,000 peak concurrent viewers during E3 2015

By Daniel Perez, Jun 29, 2015 9:00am PDT

Twitch has released an infographic that details how well it performed during this year's E3.


"a lot of TV shows don't even get 500k viewers per hour. I think twitch did ok, and it is a much ..."

- anhero see all 8 comments

Shacknews Spotlight: Crazy E3 Predictions

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2015 12:00pm PDT

The team sits down to discuss some possible... and not so possible predictions coming out of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo.


PlayStation E3 2015 press conference to be broadcast live to 75+ movie theaters

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2015 7:40am PDT

Sony will be broadcasting its E3 presentation live to movie theaters across the country. See how you can get in on the show to catch a glimpse of things to come.


"Plus attending gets you some free swag. Last year attendees got some beta keys for games being ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 14 comments

Doom 4 gameplay trailer will be shown during Bethesda E3 2015 Showcase

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 7:55am PDT

Bethesda has confirmed Doom 4 will be making an appearance during its first-ever E3 showcase.


"You're acting like it's a surprise that they announce Fallout 4. C'mon now. It's just a matter ..."

- Xulu see all 15 comments

Microsoft's Xbox E3 2015 Briefing takes place June 15 at 9:30am PDT

By Scott Edelstein, May 14, 2015 7:20am PDT

Microsoft has announced when its Xbox E3 briefing will be taking place as well as additional plans surrounding the big event.


"Microsoft was pretty awesome at build and ignite this year. They better not screw up E3."

- mobab see all 2 comments

Nintendo's E3 2015 plans include World Championships, Digital Event, and Mario Maker event

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2015 9:25am PDT

As promised, Nintendo has detailed its plans for this year's E3, which includes the return of the Nintendo World Championships, a Nintendo Digital Event, and a special event at Best Buy.


"Best Buys in major cities. Winners advance to E3 for final rounds."

- kenclopz see all 3 comments

E3's Greatest and weirdest moments

By Robert Workman, Jun 03, 2014 2:00pm PDT

There have been plenty of memorable moments at E3 -- both good and weird.


"I was avoiding that on purpose. Just too..toooooo weeeeeiiiird. lol "

- TheDCD see all 9 comments

EA revealing six new games at E3

By Robert Workman, May 19, 2014 12:30pm PDT

EA will be announcing six new projects at its E3 press conference on June 9.


"My guesses: Star Wars: Knights of the New Republic (Obsidian?) Star Wars "Grand Theft ..."

- baron calamity see all 33 comments

Report: Halo 4, Halo Anniversary leaked

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2011 8:25am PDT

A brief site update on Microsoft's official site this morning seems to have leaked some games planned for the show: among them was Halo 4, and Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.


"clearly they are going to redesign the game completely in a re-release."

- maulla see all 13 comments

Wii successor confirmed for 2012, playable at E3

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2011 7:15am PDT

Nintendo has confirmed that it is launching a new console in 2012, and says it will be showing it in playable form at E3 this year. Nintendo's Satoru Iwata says this will be "a new approach to home video game consoles."


"This is going to be an amazing E3. Sony is going to have tons of NGP stuff, Nintendo with their ..."

- fauljosh see all 81 comments

Rumor: E3 to Go Public

By Blake Ellison, Sep 03, 2008 11:05am PDT

The E3 Media & Business Summit, reeling from criticism across the industry following its poor show for 2008, is looking to fix the problem....


"hehe I don't know, say sticky keyboards on the convention floors?"

- El_Guapo see all 22 comments

Will Wright: E3 is a Zombie

By Blake Ellison, Aug 28, 2008 5:00pm PDT

Will Wright, the Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame designer responsible for Spore and The Sims, dubbed the E3 trade show "the walking dead."...


"Fuck yeah Games Convention. The Show floor is bigger, more people than TGS .. I certainly ..."

- Alegis of Light see all 10 comments

GDC, DICE May Become Invite-only Next Year

By Aaron Linde, Feb 27, 2008 1:20pm PST

Organizers of the Game Developers Conference and DICE may be moving to an invite-only system for members of the press next year, Kotaku reported...


"There was still a lot of business going on at E3, but more and more was moving to private suites ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 23 comments