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Sony

Experience E3 2015 with PlayStation


All US states are represented, plus three Canadian cities
May 22
Sony will be rolling out the PlayStation E3 Experience to more theaters in more states than ever before. In a recent PlayStation blog post, Sony confirmed that the free event -- starting at 6pm PT on June 15 -- will... read
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Oculus

Oculus has something to show us in June


Step into the Rift
May 20
Oculus is inviting selected press to a special event in San Francisco on June 11. The plain invites merely bear the words "Step into the Rift" and an image of an Oculus Rift headset. What exactly the event will cover remains ... read
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E3

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata will not attend E3 again this year


For the second year in a row
May 19
For health reasons, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata did not make the trip to LA last year to attend E3. This year, his physician has advised him not to travel, and according to IGN, he will also not be attending. Acco... read
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Minecraft

Why is Notch in LA during E3?


Commence wild speculations in 3...2...1
May 18
Minecraft creator Notch is going to be in LA during E3 next month. His tweet - a casual comment about "being in LA in a month" - tells us nothing. And I know what you're thinking: we're reading too much into it, ri... read
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Square Enix @ E3

Square Enix won't run up against Nintendo at E3


Damn straight
May 15
Nintendo will hold its E3 2015 Digital Event at 9:00am Pacific on Tuesday, June 16. Square Enix had the exact same date and time in mind for its E3 2015 press conference. Uh, guys? Can we not? Thankfully, Square Enix budged. ... read
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Sony

Like clockwork: Sony's E3 presser is evening of June 15


As it should be
May 15
This year's E3 will be a bit busier than usual, due to some press conferences we're not used to seeing. Bethesda, Square Enix, and a PC-centric show will all play a part in making the news schedule more hectic than it wo... read
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Microsoft @ E3

Yup, Microsoft's E3 2015 press conference is Monday, June 15


9:30am Pacific
May 14
Who's ready for E3 2015? I'm sure not! As ever, Microsoft will hold its media briefing at 9:30am Pacific on Monday, June 15. We'll cover all of the news and weird moments to come out of the event but you can watch along with ... read
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Nintendo @ E3

Reggie's body is almost ready for the return of the Nintendo World Championships at E3


Reggie stole my workout routine
May 13
If you've ever wanted to see Nintendo of America's president stuff bananas into his mouth or fall off of a Wii Balance Board, you're in luck. Nintendo is bringing back the Nintendo World Championships for E3 2015, and R... read
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Nintendo

His body is (nearly) ready


Soon
May 12
It looks like Reggie "Sweet Meats" Fils-Aime is gearing up for E3. Stay tuned. Nintendo of America [Twitter] read
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Fallout 4

Rumour: Guillermo del Toro's production company creating Fallout 4 trailer


Seems pretty legit!
May 11
[Update: We received an email from Mirada Studios demanding we pull this story. A representative cited inaccuracies, but also confirmed the story was breaking a non-disclosure agreement. As nobody at Destructoid signed an N... read
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Need speed

New Need for Speed coming 2015, Titanfall and Plants vs Zombies 2016


Who needs to be surprised this E3?
May 05
Electronic Arts is adding to its holiday lineup (sports, Battlefront) with a new Need for Speed, according to EA financials. The company decided to chill on yearly Need for Speeds after going from developers Black Box to Crit... read
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Sega not at E3

Sega continues to wind down relevancy, won't have an E3 booth


Japan's gaming giants lumber off
May 05
As a business, Sega is doing fine. It has two mobile games that, on their own, each turn over $5 million a month. That's to say nothing of Sega's succesful non-gaming businesses. The company's projected revenue forecast on th... read
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PC at E3

PC Gamer and AMD are hosting a PC conference at E3


Interesting
Apr 30
PC at E3? Well I'll be! PC Gamer has just announced, in partnership with AMD, that a "PC Gaming Show" will be held at E3 this year. It will be on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, to be streamed on Twitch. Speake... read
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Demo gets camera, combat and targeting tweaks, main game gets difficulty settings
Ok. Final Fantasy XV isn't skipping E3. It'll only pay lip service, though. The above Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report, which is helpfully subtitled in English, sees director Hajime Tabata and marketing manager Akio Ofuji... read feature

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Square Enix

Square Enix is the latest publisher to announce an E3 press conference


It'll be a busy E3
Apr 23
E3 press conferences are traditionally held by the three big console manufacturers. However, videogame publishers have been known to host their own when their upcoming line-ups call for it. Electronic Arts and Ubisoft are the... read
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Bethesda E3

Bethesda's E3 invites could hint at a Fallout 4 reveal


Sometimes what isn't said is most important
Apr 20
Bethesda, creator of the Elder Scrolls and the newer series of Fallout games, has sent out invites for its E3 press conference that takes place on Sunday, June 14. Pictured on the invite are reserved seats for chara... read
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Unless it delays everything, please understand!
After the recent announcement that Zelda for Wii U wouldn't be releasing in 2015, people all around the Internet have been losing their collective minds screaming that the Wii U is dead when really, it is anything but. So join me as I refresh your memory and get you back on the Nintendo hype train for 2015. read feature

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Bethesda at E3

Bethesda's holding an E3 press conference this year


We're talkin' E3 already, huh?
Feb 10
February snow's still on the ground. All eyes are trained squarely on the rapidly impending GDC. Lo, Bethesda comes out of nowhere and wants to talk about E3! Los Angeles is still so many months away; just settle down. Oh, Be... read
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Phantom Dust

Microsoft's Phantom Dust reboot will be a '30-hour JRPG'


Flexible pricing models were mentioned
Jan 14
Remember last year when Microsoft said it was rebooting Phantom Dust? Me neither! It's been a while since we've heard about the project, but now we have some juicy details compliments of creative director Ken Lobb in a recent... read
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gamescom gaining on E3 for PR impact


Whatever the hell that is
Sep 02
We don't attend videogame trade shows for their "PR impact," but it is interesting to hear that gamescom is gaining on E3 as far as that measurement is concerned. Analytics company ICO Partners says that the European event is... read
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Sony

Of course Sony rewrote their PlayStation 4 script for E3 2013


They would have to have been crazy not to
Jul 09
In a move that should shock absolutely no one, it appears that Sony actually did rewrite bits and pieces of its E3 2013 presentation after witnessing Microsoft's own announcements crash and burn.  Sony Computer Entertain... read
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Awards

Evolve, No Man's Sky win big at the E3 Game Critics Awards


E3 2014 winners announced
Jul 01
The Game Critics Awards for E3 2014, as determined by 29 media outlets including Destructoid, have been announced. After seeing the nominations, it's no surprise that Turtle Rock's one-versus-four multiplayer shooter Evolve c... read
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MGSV

Hollywood loves the E3 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V


Filmmakers offer praise for MGSV and look to the future
Jun 28
It should go without saying that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain had a great showing at E3. Not only was the official trailer a stellar piece of work, and a big indication of how grim the game will be, but the 30-minute ... read
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Devil's Third

Photo realistic cat heads in Wii U's The Devil's Third


Itagaki's insane multiplayer Wii U game
Jun 25
It's weird clicking a mature content warning on a video on Nintendo's YouTube with Mario staring innocently at me. But the collaboration between Itagaki and Nintendo for The Devil's Third, revived as a Wii U exclusive, is we... read
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Game Critics Awards

Evolve and 2K lead the way for E3 Game Critics Awards nominations


PS4 was the platform with the most nominees, barely
Jun 24
With E3 2014 in the rear-view mirror, it's time to see which publishers and games impressed the Game Critics judges the most. The Game Critics Awards are handed out after judges from 39 outlets vote on titles that were a... read
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...in under 2 minutes!
Sure, you could go watch the whole half-hour demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain we saw at E3, but then you don't get to look at my pretty face. Also, an animal shows up at the end of this video! Can you guess what it is?  read feature

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Nintendo

Nintendo's E3 2014 streams are now up on YouTube


Live with Treehouse
Jun 20
Nintendo's decision to let its Treehouse staff stream games throughout E3 2014 was smart. It gave those of us at home extended looks at the latest 3DS and Wii U titles, let us hear from developers themselves, and overall hel... read
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He checks out the big three again, mostly
Conan O'Brien has once again visited E3 to take a look at a selection of games, and addition to the jokes, you can also get a look at some gameplay that wasn't previously available. Conan checks out Sunset Overdrive, Entwine... read feature

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Max and Bill attempt to describe procedural generation
Of all the games we saw at E3, No Man's Sky is probably the most difficult to describe without sounding like we just came down from a mescaline trip. A procedurally-generated universe filled with millions of planets? Each with new and unique flora and fauna? Spaceships that shoot lasers? This is definitely a high concept game. Hopefully, the final product delivers, because it sounds cool as hell. read feature

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Witch game won your hearts?
Last week, we asked you to weigh in on your favorite games of E3 2014. And weigh in you did! There were approximately eleventy bajillion votes cast and hand-counted by yours truly, making this one of the most popular E3 award... read feature







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