Tag Archive: e3

At Annual E3 Trade Show, Hoping for a Video Game Rebound

Will Santa come before Christmas this year? Game makers certainly hope so. As publishers and console makers in the video game industry gather in Los Angeles for E3, their annual trade show, sector players… Continue reading

Tapping China’s Gaming Gold Mine

The U.S. is the profit center of the video game industry, and has been for years. But if trends continue, China might be taking that title before too long. China represents a huge… Continue reading

Hot Video Games of 2013 That Are Bucking the Down Trend

Although brick-and-mortar video game sales are down 14 percent year to date, a few titles have managed to stand apart from the trend, capturing players’ imagination and cash—even when they’re part of a… Continue reading

Attend E3 without leaving your home town

E3, the annual video game extravaganza, has mostly been a closed gate. Industry insiders can attend, as can media and retail partners, but the heart of the industry, the gamer, has been forced… Continue reading

Nintendo abandons E3 keynote

One of the tentpole events of E3 won’t be taking place this year. Nintendo shocked the gaming world late Wednesday by announcing that it has decided not to hold its annual E3 press… Continue reading

E3 confab to stay in downtown L.A.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is staying put in Los Angeles. The annual videogame trade show ended more than a month of speculation about a possible move Monday, announcing it will remain in downtown… Continue reading

E3 to remain in Los Angeles through 2015

After weeks of uncertainty, the video game industry finally knows where the next E3 will be held. The Entertainment Software Association (which owns E3) and the City of Los Angeles have settled their… Continue reading

Wii U: Dissecting Nintendo’s Biggest Quotes

Veteran journalist Chris Morris examines some key statements from Nintendo’s execs. There are good E3 performances and there are great E3 performances. In 2012, Nintendo had neither. While it will be a few… Continue reading

Despite troubles, Sony sees life in the PlayStation Vita

The obituaries started for the PlayStation Vita before the device even went on sale in the U.S. Some critics called it “overly expensive.” Others noted the odds of a dedicated game system succeeding… Continue reading

Construction of Farmers Field could bump E3

After 46,000 industry insiders, retailers and journalists swarmed the Los Angeles Convention Center last week for E3, the videogame industry’s annual tradeshow, none of those people know where they’re going to be next… Continue reading