E3 2021 announced as ‘reimagined, all-virtual’ event coming in June

E3 will return in 2021 as a “reimagined, all-virtual” event, organizers announced Tuesday. E3 2021 will take place June 12-15, and will feature content from Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Games, and Koch Media, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) said in a news release. Game developers and publishers will showcase their […]

ESA Dismisses Rumors That E3 Will Be A Paid Event

The ESA, the organiser behind E3, has dismissed rumors that this year’s E3 will be a paid, digital event, claiming the show will be free for all attendees. Yesterday, a report from VGC claimed that the ESA would be going ahead with the planned digital event this summer, but that some of the content would […]

E3 Should Focus On Exposing Under-Represented Indie Titles To The Mainstream

E3 is the video game industry’s Super Bowl. The convention only lasts two days in the middle of June, but for a long while it was the biggest event in the video game calendar. Unfortunately, things have gone downhill in the last two years, from the data leak of the 2,000 gaming journalists in attendance to the sudden cancellation of the […]

E3 2021’s Physical Show Is Reportedly Canceled

This may not come as a complete surprise to the gaming community given the circumstances we’re in, but the physical event for E3 2021 has reportedly been cancelled. According to a document published by the Board of Los Angeles Convention and Tourism Development (via Resetera user Rösti) for a special meeting on March 3, the […]

E3 2021 will be online only reveals leaked documents

For the second year running there will be no physical E3 event in the summer, as publishers consider whether to support an online show. In entirely unsurprising news, E3 organisers the ESA have seemingly abandoned plans to hold a physical event for E3 this year and are now trying to organise an online version instead. […]

E3 2020 Replacement Event Schedule: All The Confirmed Events So Far

Like many other live events scheduled to take place this year, E3 2020 has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time in the expo’s 20-plus-year history that a physical event will not take place in June, but there will still be plenty of gaming news and announcements to look […]

E3 2020 Reps Have Confirmed That There Won’t Be A Digital Online Replacement

After the making the decision to cancel this year’s E3, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that it would be exploring options to host a digital alternative instead, thus allowing attendants to tune in via online means. Now, it has been revealed that that won’t be happening, and all plans for a digital replacement […]