E3 archive

  • Gameloft teases Modern Combat 5 iPhone, iPad and Android trailer ahead of E3
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    Gameloft teases Modern Combat 5 iPhone, iPad and Android trailer ahead of E3

    By 6 June 2013

    Gameloft has made Venice a battlefield in Modern Combat 5, according to the video game's trailer that just released ahead of E3.  The fifth chapter of Gameloft's blockbuster Modern Combat franchise will land in Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store...

  • Microsoft's Xbox 720 announcement slated for April?
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    Microsoft's Xbox 720 announcement slated for April?

    By 22 February 2013

    Following Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement this week, Microsoft is said to be announcing the next-generation Xbox console at a media event in April, according to publication Computer and Video Games. It's no secret that Sony wanted to get a leg-up on...

  • Nintendo Wii U final GamePad details emerge
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    Nintendo Wii U final GamePad details emerge

    By 5 June 2012

    At E3, Nintendo is starting to answer the many questions that gamers have about the upcoming console, including many about its revolutionary new GamePad controller.  First and foremost is the confirmation that it *will* be possible to use more than one...

  • Star Wars 1313 video game introduces criminal underworld - expect violence aplenty
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    Star Wars 1313 video game introduces criminal underworld - expect violence aplenty

    By 1 June 2012

    LucasArts is introducing the gaming fraternity to a new and darker side of the Star Wars franchise, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint.  Star Wars 1313 will officially be unveiled at E3, along with more details of what we can expect from the game,...

  • Xbox 360 set for Kinect controlled Internet Explorer browsing
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    Xbox 360 set for Kinect controlled Internet Explorer browsing

    By 11 May 2012

    Xbox 360 users will soon be able to surf the web using Kinect gesture controls as Microsoft works on a modified version of Internet Explorer 9. Currently the Xbox 360’s browsing credentials is restricted to media results via Bing voice search. However,...

  • No Xbox 720 for E3
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    No Xbox 720 for E3

    By 16 March 2012

    Bad news game fans - Microsoft has put an end to the incessant new Xbox at E3 rumours by releasing a pretty comprehensive statement denying it will be on show at the gaming expo. It reads, in full: "While we appreciate all the interest in our long-range...

  • Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 to go head to head in June
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    Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 to go head to head in June

    By 6 January 2012

    Sony and Microsoft are set to go head to head at the E3 games expo this June, with the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox 720 both purportedly to be given débuts at the LA based show. That's the low-down according to gaming site MCV, who claims to have confirmed...

  • Wii U launch now June 2012 - UK next Christmas?
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    Wii U launch now June 2012 - UK next Christmas?

    By 28 October 2011

    The Nintendo Wii U, the Japanese firm's next console, is set for a full unveiling at E3 2012 in June, rather than be subject to a March launch, as previously rumoured. And that means that it could be available in the UK by Christmas next year. Speaking...

  • OnLive takes on the Wii U with tablet demo
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    OnLive takes on the Wii U with tablet demo

    By 8 June 2011

    Game streaming service OnLive has demoed technology at this years E3 that lets you push PC quality games directly to your tablet. The tech means that you can sign into your OnLive account from both smartphone or tablet and play games on a portable device...

  • Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 is bloody fantastic
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    Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 is bloody fantastic

    By 7 June 2011

    Gears of War 3 will undoubtedly be one of the biggest game releases of 2011, and if you're a fan of Epic's massively popular franchise then you may want to take a look at this bloody brilliant limited edition GOW3 Xbox 360 console that has gone on show...

  • Nintendo confirms E3 demo for Wii 2
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    Nintendo confirms E3 demo for Wii 2

    By 25 April 2011

    It's been the rumour mill's most discussed tech topic as of late, and now it's official - Nintendo will be showing off a playable version of the Wii successor, dubbed Project Cafe, at the E3 games expo in LA in June. No other details were given by the...

  • Nintendo HD console on course for E3 unveiling
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    Nintendo HD console on course for E3 unveiling

    By 15 April 2011

    Rumours are heating up that Nintendo will announce its next videogames console at E3 in June. However, many experts are predicting that it will be an all new machine, rather than Wii 2. The strongest speculation suggests that the next console will be...

  • Branson to get Virgin back into gaming
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    Branson to get Virgin back into gaming

    By 20 May 2010

    MCV is reporting that the most famous goatee in the world, the one belonging to Virgin supremo Richard Branson, will be making an appearance at E3 next month. The man attached to the goatee will also be there obviously, as the beard doesn't like venturing...

  • PSP2 rumours gather momentum
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    PSP2 rumours gather momentum

    By 18 May 2010

    No PSP2 rumours for months and then two come along at once. It's like what they say about buses - that Boris should never have scrapped the bendy ones. But that's another matter entirely. Sorry. Back to the PSP2 rumours. Last week we told you that there...

  • PSP2 to get E3 unveiling?
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    PSP2 to get E3 unveiling?

    By 13 May 2010

    It's been a while since we've had a decent PSP rumour. The last one was back in March, and it hinted at a PSP phone or even a PSP tablet. But the games industry is buzzing this morning with the news that a possible PSP2 announcement may take place at...