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Encyclopedia > History of E3

The history of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) began with its creation in 1995 and has continued through the most recent expo in 2007. E³ logo The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E³, was an annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association. ...

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The Early Years (1995-1998)

In 1995, the first E3 was put on by the Interactive Digital Software Association (now the Entertainment Software Association). It coincided with the start of a new generation of consoles, with the release of the Sega Saturn, and the announcements of upcoming releases of the Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Virtual Boy and SNK's Neo*Geo CD. Specifications for the Nintendo Ultra 64 (later renamed the N64) were released, but there was no hardware shown. The event ran from May 11 through May 13 in Los Angeles, California. Keynote speakers included Sega of America, Inc. president and CEO Thomas Kalinske; Sony Electronic Publishing Company president Olaf Olafsson; and Nintendo chairman Howard Lincoln. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the trade association of the computer and video game industry in the United States. ... The Sega Saturn ) is a 32-bit video game console, first released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America and July 8, 1995 in Europe. ... The original PlayStation was produced in a light grey colour; the more recent PSOne redesign sports a smaller more rounded case. ... The Nintendo Virtual Boy is a video game console that, using a twin eyeglass-style projector, could display games in true 3-D (though monochromatic, in this case black and red). ... The system, with four games The Neo Geo CD was released shortly after its cartridge-based equivalent in an effort to reduce manufacturing costs. ... The Nintendo 64 ), often abbreviated as N64, is Nintendos third home video game console for the international market. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The event continued to grow and become a common place for the unveiling of new products. In 1996, Nintendo's press conference unveiled the Nintendo 64 and Super Mario 64 in the U.S. The Unreal Engine was shown for the first time by Epic MegaGames, but no actual Unreal gameplay. The event ran from May 16th through May 18th in Los Angeles, California. Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Nintendo 64 ), often abbreviated as N64, is Nintendos third home video game console for the international market. ... For the Nintendo DS enhanced remake, see Super Mario 64 DS. Super Mario 64 ) is a top-selling platform game developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. ... The Unreal Engine is a widely-used game engine developed by Epic Games. ... Epic Games, also known as Epic and formerly as Epic MegaGames, is a computer game development company based in Cary, North Carolina, United States. ... For other uses, see Unreal (disambiguation). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


From --- through ---, 1997, in Atlanta, Georgia, some of what would become the most popular First-Person Shooter games are unveiled, such as Half-Life and Unreal. Other first person shooters included SiN, Daikatana, Prey, Quake 2, Half-Life, Unreal and Jedi Knight 2. For the band, see 1997 (band). ... This article is about video games. ... Half-Life For a quantity subject to exponential decay, the half-life is the time required for the quantity to fall to half of its initial value. ... For other uses, see Unreal (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Sin (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Prey is a first-person shooter video game developed by Human Head Studios and produced by 3D Realms, using a heavily modified version of the Doom 3 engine. ... For an overview of the Quake game franchise go to Quake series. ... Half-Life For a quantity subject to exponential decay, the half-life is the time required for the quantity to fall to half of its initial value. ... For other uses, see Unreal (disambiguation). ... Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (aka JK) is a first person shooter computer game released September 30, 1997, by LucasArts. ...


In 1998, Half-Life made an ultimate appearance at E3, in its final development stage. Duke Nukem Forever, a game that would remain in development hell for several years, is shown for the first time. A Prey trailer was also shown. The event was again held in Atlanta, Georgia. Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Half-Life For a quantity subject to exponential decay, the half-life is the time required for the quantity to fall to half of its initial value. ... E³ logo The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E³, was an annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association. ... Duke Nukem Forever (DNF) is a first-person shooter video game being developed by 3D Realms, and is the next game in the Duke Nukem series. ... Development hell is media-industry jargon for a film, television screenplay, or computer game[1] (or sometimes just a concept or idea) getting stuck in development and never going into production. ... Prey is a first-person shooter video game developed by Human Head Studios and produced by 3D Realms, using a heavily modified version of the Doom 3 engine. ...


Electronic Entertainment Magazine co-launched the first E3 with IDSA.


During the Sixth Generation (1999-2001)

1999 saw the dawn of a new generation of consoles. The Dreamcast, the first Sixth Generation Era console, is featured. The event from here on ran in Los Angeles, California. This article is about the year. ... The Dreamcast , code-named White Belt, Black Belt, Dural, Dricas, Vortex, Katana, Shark and Guppy during development) is Segas last video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... The sixth-generation era (sometimes referred to as the 128-bit era; see Number of bits below) refers to the computer and video games, video game consoles, and video game handhelds available at the turn of the 21st century. ...


2000 showcased some of the greatest game icons of the generation. The PlayStation 2 and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty are featured, as is the Xbox and Halo: Combat Evolved. The latter had a poor showing, however it became one of the world's best selling video-games later. The PlayStation 2 would go on to become the world's highest selling console. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... PS2 redirects here. ... Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (commonly abbreviated MGS2) is a stealth-based game that was developed and published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 in 2001. ... The Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. ... Halo: Combat Evolved, or simply Halo, is a video game in the first-person shooter (FPS) genre, created by the Microsoft-owned Bungie Studios. ...


The next year, in 2001, the Nintendo GameCube and the Xbox were two new systems featured. They would both be released later in the year. Microsoft held its press conference unveiling their first season of games for the Xbox. Some notable mentions include: Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee, Enclave, Jet Set Radio Future, Halo, Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding, Mad Dash, Project Gotham Racing, Project Ego, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, Dead or Alive 3, and Gunvalkyrie. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The Nintendo GameCube (GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... The Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Jet Set Radio Future (often abbreviated JSRF), is a video game developed by Smilebit and published by Sega. ... Halo is video game series created by Bungie Studios. ... The Mad Dash refers to an event in the eighth inning of the seventh game of the 1946 World Series between the St. ... Project Gotham Racing (PGR) is a racing game franchise developed by Bizarre Creations and published by Microsoft for the Xbox and Xbox 360 gaming consoles. ... Fable is an action role-playing game video game developed by Big Blue Box, a satellite of Lionhead Studios, and published by Microsoft for Xbox. ... Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (MoH:AA) is a first-person shooter (FPS) computer game by Electronic Arts. ... Dead or Alive 3 is a fighting game in the Dead or Alive series. ... GunValkyrie is a third-person shooter game that was developed by Smilebit and published by Sega for the Microsoft Xbox. ...


Nintendo also made its first American unveiling of the Nintendo Gamecube in this event. Some notable games include: Luigi's Mansion, Star Wars, Pikmin, Wave Race: Blue Storm, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Cel Damage, Eternal Darkness, Sonic Adventure 2: Battle, Too Human, Super Monkey Ball, and Star Fox Adventures. Nintendo's Game Boy Advance, unveiled at an earlier Spaceworld was almost absent from E3 2001. The Nintendo GameCube (GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Luigis Mansion ) is an adventure video game developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube in 2001. ... This article is about the series. ... It has been suggested that Captain Olimar, Pikmin (species), Wildlife of Pikmin be merged into this article or section. ... Wave Race: Blue Storm is a jet ski racing game released on November 18, 2001 for the Nintendo GameCube. ... Super Smash Bros. ... Cel Damage is a video game published by Electronic Arts for the Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. ... Eternal Darkness: Sanitys Requiem is a survival horror video game exclusive for the Nintendo GameCube, based loosely on the writings of H. P. Lovecraft. ... “SA2” redirects here. ... Too Human is a video game currently under development by Canadian developer Silicon Knights. ... Super Monkey Ball is an arcade platform game developed by Amusement Vision and distributed by Sega featuring a cast of humorous monkey characters (see below). ... Star Fox Adventures is an action-adventure game developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube and part of the Star Fox series. ... “GBA” redirects here. ... SpaceWorld is a video game trade show hosted by Nintendo. ...


This year was also the last E3 appearance of the SEGA Dreamcast. Although it was nearing the end of its small lifespan, it still continued to show support. Some games include Sonic Adventure 2, Floigan Brothers, Ooga Booga, and Bomberman Online. The Dreamcast , code-named White Belt, Black Belt, Dural, Dricas, Vortex, Katana, Shark and Guppy during development) is Segas last video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... “SA2” redirects here. ... Ooga Booga is an online multiplayer game for the Sega Dreamcast, focusing on the combat of Kahunas using thrown shrunken heads, riding animals, staffs, or using spells. ... Bomberman Online (not to be confused with Online Bomberman) is a multiplayer game for the Sega Dreamcast. ...


During the Rise of Online Gaming (2002-2005)

Despite the loss of Sega as a platform holder, the 2002 E3 continued the trend of bigger and bigger shows. Along with unveiling Xbox Live, the Xbox also made a showing at E3 2002, Microsoft hosted numerous games like Blinx: The Time Sweeper, Splinter Cell, Dead to Rights, Unreal Championship, Panzer Dragoon, Ninja Gaiden, and the never to be released B.C.. Also see: 2002 (number). ... Xbox Live is a subscription-based online gaming service for Microsofts Xbox and Xbox 360 video game consoles. ... The Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. ... An image from the original Splinter Cell Splinter Cell is a series of video games endorsed by American author Tom Clancy. ... Dead to Rights is a third-person shooter video game published by Namco for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Panzer Dragoon is a series of video games by SEGA, created first by its internal Team Andromeda and later, the Smilebit development team. ... Ninja Gaiden is a 2004 action-adventure video game developed by Team Ninja. ... BC was going to be an action-adventure video game in development for Microsofts Xbox video game system by Intrepid Computer Entertainment, a satellite of Lionhead Studios. ...


Nintendo GameCube games previewed on this show included: Super Mario Sunshine, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Metroid Prime, Star Fox Adventures, Timesplitters II, Resident Evil 0, Wario World, Rayman 3, Aggressive Inline, Phantasy Star Online, and 1080° Avalanche. They also unveiled the first major wireless controller, the Wavebird, with Super Mario Sunshine being played with it. Nintendo also supported the Game Boy Advance with The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland, Doom II, Nights: Score Attack, Reign of Fire, Egg Mania, BattleBots, and Super Monkey Ball Jr.. They also showed how you can connect with the Nintendo Gamecube for special content, as demonstrated in a co-op mode for the Wind Waker. The Nintendo GameCube (GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Super Mario Sunshine ) is a platform game developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube. ... The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (or Zeruda no Densetsu: Kaze no Takuto in Japan) is the ninth game in the well-known The Legend of Zelda series of video games. ... This article is about the game. ... Star Fox Adventures is an action-adventure game developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube and part of the Star Fox series. ... Resident Evil 0 or Resident Evil Zero, known in Japan as Biohazard 0 (バイオハザード0), is a survival horror game that was developed and published by Capcom for the Nintendo GameCube and released in 2002. ... Wario World is a video game developed by Treasure Co. ... Rayman 3 is the third entry in the Rayman series. ... Aggressive Inline is an inline skating video game released in 2002. ... Phantasy Star Online (PSO) was an online title for Sega Dreamcast released in 2000. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... WaveBird controller The WaveBird Wireless Controller is an RF-based wireless controller manufactured by Nintendo for the GameCube video game console. ... Super Mario Sunshine ) is a platform game developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube. ... “GBA” redirects here. ... The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, released in Japan on November 21, 1991, as ゼルダの伝説 神々のトライフォース (Zeruda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Toraifōsu, literally The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of the Gods... Doom II: Hell on Earth is a first-person shooter video game created by id Software. ... Reign of Fire can refer to: Reign of Fire (album) Reign of Fire (film) Reign of Fire (video game) Reign of Fire Unreal Tournament Sniper Clan See also Ring of Fire Category: ... BattleBots (also BattleBots, Inc. ... Super Monkey Ball is an arcade-style platform game developed by Amusement Vision, Ltd. ... The Nintendo GameCube (GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ...


The PlayStation 2 also made the headlines with Grand Theft Auto III, a controversial free-roaming game. Other games include Colin McRae Rally 3, Ratchet and Clank, Sly Cooper, Red Dead Revolver, The Getaway and Kingdom Hearts. PS2 redirects here. ... Grand Theft Auto III (sometimes abbreviated as GTA III or GTA3) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers, and in November 2003... Colin McRae Rally is a racing video game series developed and published by Codemasters for the PC, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, and N-Gage. ... Ratchet and Clank is a popular video game for the Playstation 2 developed by Insomniac Games, creators of the Spyro series for the original Playstation. ... Official illustration of Sly Cooper, hero of Sucker Punchs series of platform-adventure games for the PS2. ... Red Dead Revolver is a western third-person shooter video game published by Rockstar Games and developed by Rockstar San Diego. ... The word getaway is commonly used to define a place appropriate for a vacation, a retreat. ... This article contains information on the first Kingdom Hearts video game. ...


PC game makers also made an appearance, revealing Doom 3 for the first time. Also previewed was Age of Mythology, and Warcraft III. Doom 3 is a science fiction, survival horror, first-person shooter video game. ... Age of Mythology (commonly abbreviated as AoM), is a popular mythology-based, real-time strategy computer game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios. ... Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, released by Blizzard Entertainment in 2002, is a real-time strategy computer game // Overview An in-game screenshot of humans (blue) fighting orcs (red). ...


In, 2003, Half-Life 2 is unveiled, a Halo 2 single player demo using an experimental lighting engine (which was not used in the final game) was shown and the PlayStation Portable is first mentioned. During this E3, exhibitors emphasized the rise of the MMORPG genre. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Half-Life 2 (commonly abbreviated to HL2) is a science fiction first-person shooter computer game that is the sequel to Half-Life. ... Halo 2 is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios. ... The PlayStation Portable , officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console released and currently manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... An image from World of Warcraft, one of the largest commercial MMORPGs as of 2004, based on active subscriptions. ...


The last year to focus primarilly on the sixth generation of consoles was 2004. A Halo 2 12 person capture the flag multiplayer demo was shown taking place on Zanzibar. The PSP and Nintendo DS are featured. The first trailer for the second sixth generation Zelda game, later named The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is shown. F.E.A.R. is unveiled, a teaser trailer being released shortly after. One of the most important game engines of the next generation, the Unreal Engine 3 is demonstrated. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Halo 2 is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios. ... For other uses, see Capture the flag (disambiguation). ... Map of Zanzibars main island Zanzibar is part of Tanzania Coordinates: , Country Tanzania Islands Unguja and Pemba Capital Zanzibar City Settled AD 1000 Government  - Type semi-autonomous part of Tanzania  - President Amani Abeid Karume Area  - Both Islands  637 sq mi (1,651 km²) Population (2004)  - Both Islands 1,070... The PlayStation Portable , officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console released and currently manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... NDS redirects here. ... The sixth-generation era (sometimes referred to as the 128-bit era; see Number of bits below) refers to the computer and video games, video game consoles, and video game handhelds available at the turn of the 21st century. ... A Legend of Zelda series logo The Legend of Zelda series (often shortened to Zelda, TLoZ, or LoZ), by Nintendo, is a series of video games created by celebrated game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. ... This article is about the computer game. ... Unreal Engine 3 is Epics latest game engine built for PC, and next gen consoles such as the Xbox 360. ...


In 2005, the shift in focus continued with Sony debuting the PlayStation 3, albeit in an unplayable form. Many of the games shown for the system were pre-rendered video. The Revolution, (later named Wii) was unveiled along with the Gameboy Micro. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The PlayStation 3 , trademarked PLAYSTATION®3,[3] commonly abbreviated PS3) is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment; successor to the PlayStation 2. ... Pre-rendered graphics, in computer graphics, is a video footage which is not being rendered in real-time by the hardware that is outputing or playing back the video. ... The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ... The Game Boy Micro Game Boy Micro (GBM) is a micro sized Game Boy Advance set for release by Nintendo in the fall of 2005. ...


2006

This was the first time the E3 convention was aired on television and all future conventions are now slated to air on G4 network. G4 or G-4 may refer to: G4 (TV channel), a male-oriented (formerly video game oriented) TV channel G4TechTV Canada, G4s Canadian counterpart AEG G.IV, a German World War I heavy bomber Allegiant Air (IATA code G4) Group 4 of the periodic table Gulfstream G400 and G450...

GTA IV on Xbox 360 from “day one”, announced at the Microsoft pre-E3 press conference.

The 2006 E3 show focused on the upcoming releases of Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii, along with the next wave of games for the Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, PSP, and mobile phones. Several websites such as the Washington Post noted in retrospect that Nintendo clearly dominated and stole the show. They cite as an example the lines; which were approximately half an hour long to play the PlayStation 3 and up to four and a half hours long to play the Wii.[citation needed] Image File history File linksMetadata GTA5_on_Xbox360_from_day_one. ... Image File history File linksMetadata GTA5_on_Xbox360_from_day_one. ... It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... The PlayStation 3 , trademarked PLAYSTATION®3,[3] commonly abbreviated PS3) is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment; successor to the PlayStation 2. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ... NDS redirects here. ... It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... The PlayStation Portable , officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console released and currently manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... ... The PlayStation 3 , trademarked PLAYSTATION®3,[3] commonly abbreviated PS3) is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment; successor to the PlayStation 2. ... The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ...

Microsoft

Just minutes walk from the Nintendo event, Microsoft - its conference at the Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard - announced its plans for its current system, the Xbox 360. Although there was first confusion, Microsoft later confirmed that at the time of the show there was no deal to have ‘episodic content’ exclusive to the Xbox 360. Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, spoke of plans to integrate several Microsoft services into one entity with Live Anywhere. This service will allow multiplayer games and communication possible between Xbox 360 and the upcoming Windows Vista operating system for the PC. Microsoft also announced a significant expansion of its Xbox Live arcade service, promising many more arcade favorites in the near future. Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... For other persons named Bill Gates, see Bill Gates (disambiguation). ... LIVE Anywhere is an initiative by Microsoft to bring the LIVE online gaming and entertainment network to a wide variety of platforms and devices, including Xbox, Xbox 360, Windows Vista, Windows Mobile, Zune, and more. ... Windows Vista is a line of graphical operating systems used on personal computers, including home and business desktops, notebook computers, Tablet PCs, and media centers. ... A stylised illustration of a modern personal computer A personal computer (PC) is a computer whose original sales price, size, and capabilities make it useful for individuals. ... Xbox Live is a subscription-based online gaming service for Microsofts Xbox and Xbox 360 video game consoles. ...


Upcoming games for the Xbox 360 announced include Halo 3, Grand Theft Auto IV, Hitman: Blood Money, The Sopranos, Fable 2, Gears of War, and Sonic the Hedgehog. It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... For the Nine Inch Nails release, see Head Like a Hole. ... Grand Theft Auto IV (also known as GTA IV or GTA 4) will be the eleventh game, and first in the fourth generation, of the Grand Theft Auto video game franchise, announced for release by Rockstar Games within February–April of 2008 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. ... 47 disguised. ... This article is about the television series. ... Fable 2 is an upcoming role playing video game for the Xbox 360, in development by Lionhead Studios and will be published by Microsoft Game Studios. ... Gears of War is a tactical third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games (the creators of the Unreal series) using Unreal Engine 3. ... Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that was made to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. ...


Nintendo

A staff member playing on a Wii, Nintendo's next-generation console.

On Tuesday, Nintendo held their pre-E3 press conference at the Hollywood and Highland Centre. The firm announced the US launch date for the Nintendo DS Lite. Nintendo decided not to announce the price for the Wii during E3, stating they preferred to announce it closer to the aimed date in Q4 2006. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1296x972, 272 KB) Summary A staff member at the Nintendo stand, playing the ‘Wii’ console. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1296x972, 272 KB) Summary A staff member at the Nintendo stand, playing the ‘Wii’ console. ... The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... The Nintendo DS Lite ) (sometimes abbreviated DSLite is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. ... The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ...


Upcoming games displayed for the Wii announced include The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Super Mario Galaxy , Sonic and the Secret Rings, Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers, Fire Emblem: The Goddess of Dawn, Red Steel, Disaster: Day of Crisis, Project H.A.M.M.E.R., and Excite Truck. The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ... Super Smash Bros. ... Super Mario Galaxy is a 3D platform game developed and published by Nintendo EAD Tokyo and published by Nintendo for the Wii. ... Sonic and the Secret Rings, (formerly known by the working title Sonic Wild Fire), is a video game within the Sonic the Hedgehog series that was released exclusively for the Wii on February 20, 2007 in North America, in Europe on March 2, 2007[1] and in Japan on March... Fire Emblem (official name unknown) is an RPG video game recently announced for the Nintendo Wii on May 9, 2006 at the E3 convention [1]. However, only a few sequences of animation have been shown and no gameplay has been displayed. ... Red Steel ) is a first person shooter video game published by Ubisoft for Nintendos Wii console. ... Project H.A.M.M.E.R. is a possibly cancelled Nintendo franchise on the Wii[1] developed by Nintendo Software Technology. ... Excite Truck is a video game published by Nintendo and developed by Monster Games for the Wii video game system. ...


Upcoming games for the Nintendo DS announced included Final Fantasy III, New Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Children of Mana, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team, Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime, Yoshi's Island 2, Star Fox Command, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates, Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long, Attack of the Dark Dragon, Diddy Kong Racing DS and Mario Hoops 3-on-3. NDS redirects here. ... Final Fantasy III is an enhanced remake of the 1990 Japan-only console role-playing game of the same name originally for the Nintendo Entertainment System video game console. ... NSMB redirects here. ... Children of Mana, known in Japan as Seiken Densetsu DS: Children of Mana , lit. ... Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team ) and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team ) are a matched pair of Pokémon games for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS, respectively. ... Yoshis Island 2 is a Nintendo DS game announced at Nintendos press conference on May 9, 2006. ... Star Fox Command ) is the fifth game in Nintendos Star Fox game series which was published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS in 2006. ... Diddy Kong Racing DS is a racing game developed by Rare for the Nintendo DS. It is Rares first Nintendo DS game, and was released on February 5, 2007 in North America, April 20, 2007 in Europe and April 19, 2007 in Australia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Upcoming games for the Game Boy Advance announced include Final Fantasy V, Final Fantasy VI, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team, and Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long, Rise of the Huntsclan. “GBA” redirects here. ... “FF5” redirects here. ... Final Fantasy VI ) is a console role-playing game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix) in 1994 as a part of the Final Fantasy series. ... Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team ) and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team ) are a matched pair of Pokémon games for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS, respectively. ...


Upcoming games for the Nintendo GameCube announced include Super Paper Mario, DK Bongo Blast, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, and Baten Kaitos 2. The Nintendo GameCube (GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Super Paper Mario ) is a platform/role-playing video game developed by Intelligent Systems, a division of Nintendo. ... DK Bongo Blast , Donkey Kong: Barrel Jet Race) is an upcoming racing game for the Wii, announced on May 9, 2006 at the E³ convention for the Nintendo GameCube. ... Baten Kaitos II: Wings of the Beginning and the Heir to the Gods (tentative title) is a video game unveiled at the 2005 Tokyo Game Show by Namco and Monolith Studios; it is the second game in the Baten Kaitos series, and a prequel to Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and...


Sony

Sony stand on the show floor

On Monday evening, Sony Computer Entertainment held their pre-E3 press conference at the Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City. The company announced the prices of two versions its upcoming PlayStation 3 console, the release dates were previously confirmed. The Playstation 3 would retail for $599. The company said they will release the console in 20GB and 60GB versions. Sony also revealed the Sixaxis controller which now featured motion sensing. Image File history File links E3_showfloor_sony_stand_2006. ... Image File history File links E3_showfloor_sony_stand_2006. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... The PlayStation 3 , trademarked PLAYSTATION®3,[3] commonly abbreviated PS3) is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment; successor to the PlayStation 2. ...


Upcoming games displayed for the PlayStation 3 announced include Grand Theft Auto IV, Warhawk, Eyedentify, Final Fantasy XIII, MotorStorm, Vision Gran Turismo later named Gran Turismo HD, and Genji: Days of the Blade. The PlayStation 3 , trademarked PLAYSTATION®3,[3] commonly abbreviated PS3) is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment; successor to the PlayStation 2. ... Grand Theft Auto IV (also known as GTA IV or GTA 4) will be the eleventh game, and first in the fourth generation, of the Grand Theft Auto video game franchise, announced for release by Rockstar Games within February–April of 2008 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. ... Warhawk is a remake of a flight combat game of the same name; released as a launch title on the original PlayStation. ... Eyedentify is a PlayStation 3 video game where the person playing is involved in teamwork using a camera. ... Final Fantasy XIII ) is an upcoming console role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix exclusively for the Sony PlayStation 3 as a part of the Final Fantasy video game series. ... MotorStorm is a racing video game developed by Evolution Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the Sony PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. ... Gran Turismo HD (High Definition), previously known as Vision Gran Turismo at E3 2006, was to be the first installment of the Gran Turismo racing series to be released on the PlayStation 3. ...


Upcoming games for the PSP announced include Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Killzone: Liberation, Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters, Tekken: Dark Resurrection, LocoRoco, Monster Hunter Freedom, Gangs of London, Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth, Sonic Rivals, Silent Hill: Origins (working title), Lemmings, and Ridge Racer. The PlayStation Portable , officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console released and currently manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII has been described as an Action RPG. It is the fourth title in the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, which also includes the CGI movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, and the games Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII and Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII... LocoRoco ) is a Japanese video game released in 2006 for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld game console, and developed and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... Monster Hunter Freedom is a video game for the PlayStation Portable composed of a complex mix of adventure, hack n slash, and RPG elements. ... The Getaway is a driving/shooting video game series, developed in the United Kingdom by London-based Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) subsidiary, Team SOHO, and released in October of 2002. ... Sonic Rivals is a game in the Sonic series, developed by Backbone Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation Portable. ... Lemming or Lemmings can refer to: A small rodent — see Lemming A computer game — see Lemmings (video game) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Ridge Racer on the PlayStation Ridge Racer is a series of arcade racing games developed and published by Namco for both the arcade and various consoles. ...


2007

On July 31, 2006, it was announced that the expo would be downsized and reconstructed. On October 13, 2006, the new format was detailed. Essentially, the E3 "Trade Show" was replaced with a much lower-key and hard to access series of events known as the E3 Media and Business Summit. It focused on press events and small meetings rather than the large, hectic environment of previous years.[1] The summit was in Santa Monica, from the 11th to the 13th of July. Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in Los Angeles County, California USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ...

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Nintendo

Nintendo announced and demoed three new peripherals: Wii Balance Board, Wii Zapper and Wii Wheel. Wii Balance Board will come packaged with Wii Fit and involves families coming to exercise together. The Wii Wheel will be packaged with the newly announced Mario Kart Wii (tentative title). The Wii Zapper will come packaged with its own software at a low cost. Nintendo dated Super Smash Brothers Brawl for December 3rd, 2007, but later in October, 2007 the launch for Super Smash Bros. Brawl was delayed until February 10, 2008 and Super Mario Galaxy for November 12, 2007. Metroid Prime 3 demoed in near-complete form. De Blob demoed. Soulcalibur Legends trailer shown. Nitrobike unveiled. Contra 4 demoed. The Wii Balance Board is a balance board accessory for Nintendos Wii video game console. ... Wii Remote with attached strap The Wii Remote, also nicknamed Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendos Wii console. ... The Wii Remote, also nicknamed Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendos Wii console. ... The Wii Balance Board is a balance board accessory for Nintendos Wii video game console. ... Wii Fit (known as Wii Fitness in EU territories)[4] is an upcoming video game for the Wii console, currently in development by Nintendo. ... Mario Kart Wii (working title) is a kart racing video game by Nintendo for the Wii console. ... Wii Remote with attached strap The Wii Remote, also nicknamed Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendos Wii console. ... Super Smash Bros. ... Super Mario Galaxy is a 3D platform game developed and published by Nintendo EAD Tokyo and published by Nintendo for the Wii. ... Metroid Prime 3 is the next game in the Metroid Prime series, taking place after the events of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. ... The correct title of this article is . ... Soulcalibur Legends is an adventure game for the Wii console. ... Nitrobike is an upcoming dirt-bike racing video game for Wii. ... Contra 4 (tentative title) is an upcoming 2D side-scrolling action game for the Nintendo DS. Chronologically, the game will take place two years after Contra III: The Alien Wars and three years before Contra: Hard Corps, featuring the villain from the Gameboy title Operation C, the Black Viper. ...


Microsoft

Microsoft announced that Disney movies would be coming to Xbox 360 Live Marketplace. Gears of War is announced to be coming to the PC. New trailers were shown for Halo 3 and Halo Wars. Even a Halo-themed Xbox 360 was announced. Civilization Revolution details given. BioShock, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and Assassin's Creed for Xbox 360 were demoed. Crysis for the PC was demoed. Fallout 3 details were given. It was also announced that the Xbox 360 Elite would be coming to Europe on August 24 for £329.99 in Britain. Xbox Live Video Marketplace will also be coming to the European Xbox Live service in late 2007. Surprisingly, there was no new information given on the upcoming Banjo-Kazooie 3, which was given a teaser trailer in 2006. Gamers anticipate more information about it for E3 2008. [2] Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... Gears of War is a tactical third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games (the creators of the Unreal series) using Unreal Engine 3. ... For the Nine Inch Nails release, see Head Like a Hole. ... Halo Wars is an upcoming real-time strategy video game that will place in the fictional Halo universe. ... Civilization Revolution (full title: Sid Meiers Civilization Revolution) is a new iteration of Civilization being developed by Firaxis with Sid Meier as designer for seventh generation consoles and hand-helds. ... BioShock is a first-person shooter[10] video game by 2K Boston/2K Australia (previously Irrational Games),[11] designed by Ken Levine. ... Altaïr Character Model. ... For the particle accelerator, see CRYSIS. Crysis is a science fiction first-person shooter computer game developed by Crytek and published by Electronic Arts, and is the first game of a planned trilogy[4]. It was released on November 13, 2007 in North America, November 15 in Australia, the following... Fallout 3 is a role-playing game[2] that contains elements of real-time and turn-based combat, currently under development by Bethesda Softworks. ... Banjo-Kazooie 3 is the working title for the upcoming platform game in Rares Banjo-Kazooie franchise, announced at the X06 Media Briefing. ...


Sony

Sony announced that the 60 gigabyte Playstation 3 would be getting a $100 price cut and a new 80 gigabyte Playstation would be coming packaged with Motorstorm for $600 before E3 had started. An announcement made during E3 said that the price cut will be made so Sony can clear all existing stock with the 60 GB PS3 and discontinue it (in America) when the 80 GB PS3 is released. A slimmer, more compact version of the Playstation Portable was announced and demoed. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Gran Turismo 5, Resident Evil 5, and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed trailers were shown. Heavenly Sword, Killzone 2, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and Burnout Paradise were demoed. Silent Hill 5 was announced with a short teaser trailer. MotorStorm is a racing video game developed by Evolution Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the Sony PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. ... The PlayStation Portable , officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console released and currently manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... Gran Turismo 5 is an upcoming video game in the line of the Gran Turismo series. ... Resident Evil 5, known in Japan as biohazard 5 ), is the forthcoming installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series, which is set to debut for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. ... Heavenly Sword is a video game developed by Ninja Theory exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console and published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. ... Killzone 2 (working title: Killzone PS3) is an upcoming first-person shooter for the Playstation 3 video game console, developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... Burnout Paradise (formerly known as Burnout 5) is a video game in the Burnout series. ... Silent Hill 5 (working title) will be the sixth installment in the Silent Hill video game series. ...


External links

References

  1. ^ http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/news-features/news/Bringing-it-Home-from-E3-2007-05072007.htm
  2. ^ http://www.bungie.net/News/content.aspx?type=topnews&link=ethreeblowout

 
 

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