e3 2013

Microsoft's E3 Conference: Watch The Livestream Here!

Microsoft’s Livestream is about to kick off! Watch it live here!

We’re also running our traditional Liveblog which you can check out. I recommend checking it out if you want to watch me go slowly insane!


One Year Later, Did Nintendo Keep Its E3 2013 Promises?

Now last year, Nintendo didn’t have a traditional E3 briefing. No stage, no live show. Just a forty-minute Nintendo Direct video, filled with Iwata, footage of games… and promises. Not as many aswe’ve seen up to now, but promises nonetheless.


One Year Later, Did Sony Keep Its E3 2013 Promises?

Back in June 2013, it seemed like Sony pretty much stole the show from Microsoft with their E3 briefing. But do their promises still hold up now, almost a year later? Following yesterday’s look at Microsoft’s big press conference from last year, it’s time to examine Sony’s.


One Year Later, Did Microsoft Keep Its E3 2013 Promises?

E3 is a-comin’. Next week, great gaming companies will take to the stage to show off all kinds of games and make all kinds of promises, as they did in the past. Like last year, for example.


There Was No Real Reason To Be Excited During E3, You Fool

Did you cheer when Sony delivered that epic smackdown retort to Microsoft’s unpopular policies during its E3 press conference this year? Did you gasp at the shiny newness of The Division? Were you choked up at seeing Mega Man in the upcoming Smash Bros game? You shouldn’t have been. The hobby/medium that you’ve loved has no pulse anymore. Only one man has the spine to tell it to you straight.


Japanese Gamers And Retailers On The Next Gen Consoles' Pricing

This year’s E3 turned out to be one of the more interesting and exciting conventions in recent memory. Unfortunately for yours truly, I was stuck across that pesky barrier, commonly referred to in geography classes as the Pacific Ocean. But that didn’t keep me and other interested peoples here in Japan from checking in on the happenings online.


Titanfall Sweeps Game Critic Awards With Six Wins At This Year's E3

E3 is for showing off the games that everyone will be talking about in the future. It’s a show about building buzz. And, this year, according to the various members of the media who dole out the Game Critics Awards, Titanfall is a game that folks should be paying attention to.


Here Are The Official 'Best Of E3 2013' Nominees

The Game Critic Awards, of which some editors of this website are judges, have announced their nominees for the 2013 Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 awards.


See Assassin's Creed IV's Improved Stealth, Naval Combat In New Trailer

Maybe you’re on the fence about Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and its whole pirate-centric motif. Well, you should let this latest clip reveal one crucial gameplay element to you: pirates were basically partying all the time. And lead character Edward Kenway can just sit down and have a drink with his fellow salty dogs when they’re chilling on the beach.


Nintendo's E3 Presentation, Now Shorter And With Way More Jokes

Nintendo may not have given an “official” E3 press conference, but that doesn’t mean it skipped the show entirely. If you didn’t get up early enough to watch the Nintendo Direct and its accompanying announcements (or if the lousy feed crapped out), you may be wondering just what was shown. Maybe you’d like to watch a shorter version with more jokes?