E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo)

E3 May Soon be Seeing Some Big Changes [Update]

A pitch reportedly suggests pivoting to a "fan, media, and influencer festival."

ESA Leaks Personal Information of Over 2000 Journalists and Analysts Gathered For E3

The list has been deleted, but is still floating around forums.

E3 2019 Rumor Roundup

The down-low on all the rumors being discussed in quiet whispers in the lead up to E3 2019.

EA Play Won't Host a Press Conference at E3 Either

Another studio is changing the game plan for E3.

Starting Screen | E3 Needs to be More Than PAX Lite

The industry and community has changed around E3. Can E3 remain relevant in the modern day?

E3 Could Become a Full-Blown Fan Event, With Less News and More Panels

E3 could end up looking more like Comic-Con.

Sony is Skipping E3 2019 Entirely [Update]

PlayStation won't be at E3 2019.

Xbox E3 2018 Conference Live Blog - June 10, 1 pm PT

What games does Microsoft have to show off at E3? Find out by following our Xbox E3 conference live blog. Will we see a new Halo and Gears of War?

GTA Online: How to Win Street Races, Rally Racing Tips, Best Cars to Drive in GTA Online (PS4 and Xbox One)

Street Racing is a fun way to earn cash in GTA Online - and a good Rally Racing team can earn huge bucks. Here's the best way to approach both these activities.

Report: Microsoft's E3 Conference Date and Time Revealed

The first big three conference gets a time and date.

Bethesda Announces Date for Its E3 2018 Press Conference

Elder Scrolls 6, Fallout 5, Doom 2? We'll find out this E3.

Report: New Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer and Demo at E3 2018

A report from Poland's largest gaming website says we'll be seeing a lot more of Cyberpunk 2077 later this year.

E3 Exits the Dinosaur Age of 1995 and Finally Gets a New Logo

Toodles, old school 3D art.

E3 2017 Central: Info, Coverage Times, and All of Our Coverage

Our comprehensive roundup of all our coverage for E3 2017, organized for your browsing convenience. Plus, conference times, pre-show rumors, and more!

EA Play E3 2017 Liveblog: First Multiplayer Footage of Battlefront II Revealed, Need For Speed: Payback Looks Very Fast and Furious-Inspired [UPDATE: ALL DONE!]

Watch the EA Play livestream as Caty shares her thoughts on all of the news coming out of today's event.

The Biggest E3 Moments of All Time

Arguably the biggest video game trade show in the world, E3 has had some ups and downs over the years, and we've rounded up the very biggest moments from the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

All The Latest E3 2017 Rumors: Smash Bros. Switch, Bloodborne 2, and More

Rumors abound with regard to brand new games that could be revealed by Bethesda, Sony, Microsoft and more at E3 2017.

Essential Weekend Reading: The Overwatch Keyboard Controversy, Nioh's High Difficulty

As we head into the weekend, we highlight the week's most important stories and features.

USgamer Community Question: Will E3 Benefit from Going Public?

E3 is opening its doors to the general public. Good idea, or bad idea?

Opinion: E3 Going Public is a Good Thing. But Can it Deliver a Great Consumer Experience?

Ticket prices are steep, and show details are scant. So what's actually happening at E3 2017?

E3 Opens To The Public To Compete With PAX and Gamescom

The ESA makes a bid for E3 to return to prominence.

The New God of War Showcases a More Sensitive, Caring Kratos

But he can still kick some serious ass.

It's No Wonder Persona 5 Took Six Years to Make

Persona 5's ambition has pushed Atlus to the limit.

E3 is Fine

A lively show puts to rest worries about E3's relevance, at least for now.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Speedy Opening Inspires Confidence

Finally, a Legend of Zelda that cuts to the chase.

USstreamer: Speed Along with Trials of the Blood Dragon [Now Archived on YouTube!]

Tune in for a solid hour of Trials' latest installment—one wrapped in the goofy vibe of Ubisoft's Far Cry spinoff.

Detroit: Become Human: Neo-Noir Thriller

Quantic Dreams’ latest looks absolutely stunning... but how does it play?

Halo Wars 2 Showcases Real-time Strategy's Biggest Advantage Over the MOBA Genre

No one should discount the power of a good single-player campaign in the strategy space.

The Strange Moment Where I Can't Talk About a Game I Played at E3

Sorry for the inside baseball, but I have to get this off my chest.

Finally, Shantae's Back on Game Boy

Well, kind of. Anyway, the new game is looking sharp.

That Time at E3 That NIS America Tried to Get Me Drunk

Not that they needed to; their lineup of niche software stands on its own.

The Strange, Wonderful World of Slime Rancher

Perhaps the most unusual upcoming Xbox One game of all involves cannibalistic slimes.

Nintendo Reveals Ever Oasis, an Ultra-Adorbs 3DS RPG

Developer Grezzo brings new IP to Nintendo's RPG beast of a handheld.

Pokémon Sun and Moon: Battle Royal Has My Attention

But not for the reason you might expect.

Ubisoft E3 Press Conference Recap: For Honor, Steep, Star Trek: Bridge Commander, and More

Ubisoft's showing at E3 2016 revealed an absolute bevy of upcoming games. Here's a quick recap.

What's Happening to E3 2016? It's No Longer The Only Game in Town

Two more publishers decide that there's no reason to have a spot on the E3 showfloor this year.

USgamer Community Question: After E3, What's Your Outlook for 2015?

As another E3 passes us by, how the rest of the year will pan out in light of what we know?

Mega Man Legacy Collection and Rare Replay: Two Different Approaches to The Past

Classic compilations return in a big way this E3, but not all anthologies are created equal.

Nintendo Seems Hell-Bent on Co-Opting Everyone Else's Kid-Friendly Franchises

From strategic to sassy, Nintendo is taking lessons (and a bite) of every hot kids' property they can.

The First ­Parties Forge New Directions at This Year's E3

The big three make their bid for relevancy by moving in their own distinct directions.

The Hits and Misses of E3: Sony's Megatons, the PC Gaming Conference, and More

Your friends at USgamer go over the highs and lows of E3 2015 so far.

For Honor: Today is a Good Day to Die

Mike takes a look at Ubisoft's multiplayer shot at medieval warfare.

Watch and Discuss the Square-Enix Conference Today at 10:00am PT on USgamer!

Curious as to what's on the horizon for Square-Enix? Check in today at 10:00am PT and watch their conference livestream right here on USgamer.

Watch and Discuss the EA Conference Today at 1:00pm PT on USgamer!

Wondering how Electronic Arts will handle the year to come? Check in today at 1:00pm PT and watch their conference livestream right here on USgamer.

Watch and Discuss the Ubisoft Conference Today at 3:00pm PT on USgamer!

What's next for Ubisoft? Check in today at 3:00pm PT and watch their conference livestream right here on USgamer.

With E3 2015, I Want to Be Surprised

Though Bob won't be attending this year's event in person, he'll still be on the lookout for a familiar target: something totally unexpected.

USgamer's Best of E3 2014: Jeremy's Picks

Now that the show is over, we sort out our favorites. First up, editor Jeremy Parish weighs in on his picks of the show.

USgamer Mailbag: Send Us Your Post-E3 Thoughts!

USgamer's inaugural Mailbag feature kicks off next week, and we want your contributions!

Bob & Kat Versus E3 2014

Our favorite action writer duo sits down to discuss this year's show.

E3 2014: When Did "Female Protagonist" Become Code for "Creative Ambition"?

Want to find a game that dares to be different? Look for the ones that place a woman in the lead role.

The E3 Booth Report: Sony

Team USG spends some time at Sony's E3 booth and discovers a shocking truth: it's full of games!

The E3 Booth Report: Microsoft

Team USG infiltrates Microsoft's E3 booth, then swiftly exfiltrates again for a chat about what they saw.

The E3 Booth Report: Nintendo

Team USG gets together for a round-table discussion of what they all saw at Nintendo's E3 booth. Reggie Fils-A-Mech was, sadly, nowhere to be seen.

USgamer Community Discussion Thread: E3 Day 4

The final day of E3 2014 rolls around, and we want to hear your thoughts.

E3 2014: Metal Gear Solid V Combines the Best Elements of Peace Walker and Snake Eater in One Stunning Package

Hideo Kojima's latest creation expands upon the greatest ideas from past installments, all while making them more accessible than ever.

E3 2014: With Sniper, Hitman has Taken the Vanguard for Better Tablet Games

Mobile games don't have to be sloppy, exploitative, joyless messes, and Square Enix Montreal has become a shining example.

E3 2014: Evolve is the Monster Hunter Game We Should Have Had Years Ago

Though superficially different, Evolve manages to improve upon Capcom's tried and true formula.

E3 2014: A Reminder of the True Value of Smash Bros.

Having played the latest versions for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, we're reminded of what makes Nintendo's brawler so interesting.

E3 2014: The Next Legend of Zelda Could be Revolutionary… If Nintendo Keeps Their Promises

This morning saw Eiji Aonuma boast about the scope of his latest creation. If he has the courage of his convictions, this new Zelda could be just what the series needs.

E3 2014: Team USG's Thoughts on the Press Conferences

Looking for our thoughts on the big press events from the opening of E3? Look no further.

E3 2014: Destiny Brings MMO Scope to the First-Person Shooter

Bungie's massive online shooter covers familiar ground with panache.

E3 2014: Sony Might as Well Just Give Vita a Viking Funeral

Despite cheerful lipservice, Sony is one step away from sticking Vita in a boat and setting fire to it at this point. But it doesn't have to be like that.

E3 2014: The Alien is Both Friend and Foe in Alien Isolation

Sega shows off more of Creative Assembly's tense space survival game, and the Alien isn't the only monster.

E3 2014: How Much Assassin's Creed is too Much Assassin's Creed?

Ubisoft's adventures in historical murder bring us to places few games go -- but does the series' annualization speak to next-gen's lack of ambition?

E3 2014: Will Microsoft's Halo Gambit Pay Off?

There's more Halo on the way, but does the franchise still have legs enough to justify it all?

E3 2014: A Glimpse of What to Expect from Star Wars: Battlefront

DICE showed barely any of its upcoming Star Wars title, but it was enough to get a feel for what to expect.

E3 2014: Microsoft Wants You to Play Together

Microsoft’s press event was all about playing online with your friends and enemies.

E3 2014: Microsoft Falls Back on its Greatest Hits... and Conker

On the heels of a rough launch for the Xbox One, Microsoft opts to play it safe.

E3 2014: Scalebound Proves that Platinum Stays in Business by Being Exclusive

Hideki Kamiya's newest project looks stunning, but probably wouldn't have come into being without its status as an exclusive.

USgamer Community Discussion Thread: E3 Day 1

E3 2014 gets underway with a day full of press conferences. We want to hear what you think about everything that's going on!

Should We be Concerned About Final Fantasy XV's E3 Absence?

Square Enix reintroduced Final Fantasy XV at E3 2013, but for 2014 it's missing in action again. What does this mean for the game?

E3 Precap: What's Left to Announce?

Publishers are starting to announce their games before E3 instead of at E3. What's going on here?

Arkham Knight and the Art of Arming Batman to the Teeth

Batman's next adventure arms him with high-caliber assault weapons. But it's cool, he still totally hates guns.

Watch Dogs: Finding Morality in Useless Information

Watch Dogs' Profiler means there's a fewer crimes in Aiden's digital city of Chicago.

E3 Precap: Can Destiny Distinguish Itself in This Day and Age?

Does Bungie's new multiplayer shooter have what it takes to stand out in a crowded market of open-world and MMO games, or will this large-scale take on Halo be a snoozer?

Nintendo Planning New Hardware; Won't Launch Until Current Customers are "Satisfied"

Speaking to investors, Satoru Iwata explains Nintendo's vision for the near future.

Watch Dogs on PS4 Is "Pretty Fricking Close" to the PC Version

The floodgates have opened and we finally have some more concrete information on Ubisoft's Watch Dogs.

How SolForge Will Set The Video Card Game World Alight

Ascension developer Stoneblade Entertainment brings accessibility, convenience, and Pro Tour know-how to the recent electronic TCG movement with SolForge.

Narrative versus Narration

Eurogamer's Chris Donlan asks: for games, is the story less important than the telling?

Watch Dogs Coming May 27, Was Too "Repetitive" Before Delay

Watch Dogs gets a firm release date and we learn why the game was delayed in the first place.

Chuck's Challenge 3D PC Review: Just Like Chuck Used to Make

Atari Lynx fans rejoice! The classic-ish puzzler Chip's Challenge has a sort-of-official follow-up.

Twitch Viewers More Than Double to 45 Million in 2013

The game streaming service grew immensely last year.

3DS Reaches 11.5 Million Lifetime Sales in the US

The 3DS crosses another sales milestone and Yoshi's New Island is coming to stores on March 14.

Microsoft Considered Removing Xbox One's Disc Drive

Apparently the company wasn't satisfied with the negative reaction it had already garnered at E3.

VGX 2013: Titanfall's New Classes, Telltale's Borderlands Game, and No Man's Sky

Here's all the winners and announcements from this year's version of Spike TV's Video Game Awards show.

The Humble Rise of Humble Bundle

Eurogamer's David Owen tells the modest story of an indie icon.

EGX: East Meets West in Assault Android Cactus' Bullet Hell

We check out Australian indie developer Witch Beam Games' upcoming manic shooter Assault Android Cactus, and how it's drawn inspiration from Radiant Silvergun, Ikaruga and the distinctive Dreamcast-era "Sega look."

Tomb Raider Sequel Confirmed as Square Enix Commits to AAA

Square Enix US/Europe CEO Phil Rogers promises "the best quality games possible, faster."

Love for the Middle Child: Mario Bros. Turns 30

Mario and Luigi leapt into their first starring roles in an arcade adventure its creators seem oddly eager to forget.

Mega-Recharge: Is Capcom in the Process of Giving Mega Man an Extra Life?

Mega Man's inclusion on the Super Smash Bros. roster may hint that Capcom's robot is set to rise again.

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Full E3 Interview

The folks from Nintendo and Retro Studios share the details on the Kong family's first high-definition adventure.

Diablo III Is Where All Hell Breaks Loose on a Comfy Couch

Thanks to subtle design tweaks and great controls, Diablo III makes the transition from PC to consoles - and feels all the better for it.

Good Controls are Overrated

Octodad: Dadliest Catch was the least intuitive, most amusing thing on the E3 show floor, tentacles down.

The Stylish Apocalypse of Shin Megami Tensei IV

SMT4 designer Masayuki Doi wants to take SMT fans to school... fashion school, that is.

Final Fantasy XIV Beta Phase 3 Starts Today

The third phase of beta testing for Square-Enix's relaunched MMO begins today and continues over the weekend.

Lone Survivor Coming to PS3 and Vita with New Content

Pixelated survival horror adventure Lone Survivor is making the jump to Sony platforms with a wealth of new bits and pieces.

Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection Coming July 9

On the off-chance you haven't yet played all the Metal Gear games, you'll be able to get caught up next month.

USG Reacts to Nintendo's E3 Presentation

Nintendo gave us its E3 Nintendo Direct at some ungodly hour this morning; the USG team gives its thoughts on the content therein.

USG Reacts to EA's E3 Presser

EA dropped a few interesting nuggets of info on us during their press conference, but it was mostly quite predictable. USG editors weigh in.

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