Event details

Event:
E3 2012
Start date:
June 5th 2012
End date:
June 7th 2012
Location:
Los Angeles, California

About E3 2012

E3 Expo is the world's premier trade show for computer and videogames and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet.

E3 2012 News

  • Metal Gear Rising will have DLC, confirms Platinum

    Gory stab-‘em-up Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be supported by a significant chunk of post-launch content, developer Platinum Games has revealed. News comes during a GTTV roundtable from E3 2012, where producer Yuji Kurekado confirmed that DLC is likely to include extra goodies such a...

  • Sony admits it's 'taking a risk' with Beyond, The Last of Us

    Sony has admitted that the console maker is taking ‘a lot of risks’ with its next batch of PlayStation 3 exclusives. The company showcased two major games for its flagship console at E3 last week in the shape of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us and Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two...

  • EA explains Overstrike E3 no-show

    Insomniac Games’ Overstrike was conspicuously absent from E3 last week, but publisher Electronic Arts has said we’ll get our first look at the game later in the summer. Speaking with CVG, EA Games Label boss Frank Gibeau said that Insomniac is in the process of tinkering with the game...

  • Jack Tretton says Usher's E3 performance 'helped Sony'

    Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) big cheese Jack Tretton has humorously touched on Usher’s appearance at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, saying the singer’s performance helped Sony. The Big M booked the ‘Scream’ star to perform at the platform holder&rsquo...

  • E3 2012: Hideo Kojima says Fox Engine is built for current-gen consoles

    Legendary developer Hideo Kojima has been talking up his company’s new Fox Engine, describing the tech as a means of crafting titles in a ‘more efficient way.’ Speaking with the chaps at CVG at E3 this week, the Kojima Productions big cheese also said that the engine is particul...

  • E3 2012: Lost Planet 3 screens

    Capcom has released a chilly batch of new Lost Planet 3 screenshots for your consumption. Have a gander at a few images below, and then equip your thermals and head over to our Lost Planet 3 gallery to view the full bunch. Developed by Spark Unlimited, Lost Planet 3 is a prequel to the or...

  • E3 2012: Crytek 'pushing boundaries' for next iteration of CryEngine

    Crytek’s lauded CryEngine technology is apparently ‘way beyond next-gen consoles already,’ studio boss Cevat Yerli has said. Chatting with CVG at E3 this week, the Crysis developer said that in addition to tweaking the performance of the existing CryEngine, the firm also has a d...

  • E3 2012: Wonderbook screenshots

    Sony has waved its magic wand and conjured up a fresh batch of Wonderbook screenshots for your viewing pleasure. Check out a teaser shot below and then have a butcher’s at our spellbinding Wonderbook gallery to view the full collection. ...

  • E3 2012: Sony says competitors neglected core gamers at E3

    Jack Buser, senior director of Digital Platforms at Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), has hit out at competitors Microsoft and Nintendo, criticising both firms for leaving core gamers in the dark at E3 this week. Chatting with VentureBeat, Buser said that the reaction to Sony’s pr...

  • E3 2012: Watch Dogs confirmed for 2013 on consoles, PC

    Watch Dogs, the stunning-looking new IP from Ubisoft Montreal, will be hitting consoles and PC in 2013. The official word comes via the game’s Twitter account, which simply states: “The game will be released in 2013 and will be released on PC and consoles.” Unveiled during pu...

E3 2012 Features

  • PlayStation Derailed - Episode 24 - E3 2012 Wrap-Up, The Last of Us, Dust 514

        We’re back in action after a long week. We didn't have an episode last week -- you know, because of that "E3" thing and all -- so that means this episode is 2x as awesome (at least). Join Don Oliveira, Mike Harradence, and our special (returning, again) guest as we...

  • PSU's E3 2012 Awards - The winners revealed

    Now that the dust has settled and we’re finally back to reality after a manic but thoroughly enjoyable E3, we’ve put our heads together to come up with a host of awards based on the games we saw and played at the Los Angeles Convention center this year. Not everyone will agree with our ...

  • Dead Space 3: it's not what we wanted, but we still want it

      Let me get right into it: enemies in Dead Space 3 will fire guns right back at you, similar to how the “zombies” from Resident Evil 4 and 5. That is not at all what I – and the general survival horror fan – wanted to see in Dead Space 3. What made Isaac Clarke so bada...

  • E3 2012: PSU's E3 hub -- everything in one place

    So, here we are. E3 has rolled around for another year, and as ever, PSU.com has dispatched a dedicated team of trained monkeys staff to bring you all the latest in news, hands-on previews, screens and videos for your viewing pleasure. However, given the sheer abundance of content landing on the ...

  • All your E3 2012 videos in one place

    E3 has come and gone for another year, but amidst all the hype and barrage of news articles, previews and screenshots, chances are you’ve probably missed out on couple of the hottest game trailers that have been doing the rounds. Fortunately, PSU.com is here to make your job a bit easier, a...

  • 5 reasons why Sony nailed its E3 press conference

    Sony’s E3 presser has come and gone for another year, and once again, it proved as polarizing as ever. Just have a quick butcher’s at numerous Internet forums and websites and you’ll be able to digest a plethora of razor-edged critique from disgruntled gamers and died-in-the-wool o...

  • E3 2012: Crysis 3 hands-on

    Taking place at some point during the first third of the game, our hands-on time with Crysis 3 took place in a location that EA describes as an urban rainforest, a place known as Liberty Dome in New York City, a sprawling metropolis with dilapidated buildings surrounding dense swamplands. The level...

  • These are the 5 games Sony will use to 'win' E3

    With the rumors of Microsoft planning to unveil a new console at E3, the spotlight has been placed on Sony to prove that the PlayStation brand is far from dead. Let’s face it: Sony probably won’t be showing any new hardware next week at E3. The company still needs to sell more gamer...

  • PSU’s predictions for 2012: We see into the future

    If you’ve listened to our last episode of PlayStation Derailed, then you’ll know that we had quite a bit of fun trying to predict what will happen in the land of PlayStation throughout 2012. We might be terribly wrong, but we may also be quite spot on. If you haven’t listened to...

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