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Is it time E3 opened its doors to gamers?

E3 must find a way to incorporate more consumers into the show, say leading games industry commentators. It follows the news that EA will not be holding its traditional E3 booth, and will instead run consumer-focused events in both Los Angeles and London. Meanwhile, sources close to event organisers ESA …

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Fallout Shelter Android might be launching in August

The Android version of Bethesda’s hugely popular iOS title Fallout Shelter seems to be coming this August. That’s according to the firm’s marketing boss Pete Hines who responded to a fan on Twitter (below) saying that Fallout Shelter should be coming out ‘next month’. Fallout Shelter was announced on-stage at …

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Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo’s E3 activities was ‘not that unfavourable’

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has again acknowledged the angry reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event, but has argued that the trade and media reaction has been more positive. We recognise that we have let down a number of the online viewers of this year’s E3, especially the avid Nintendo …

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Twitch hosted 21m unique viewers during E3 2015

Twitch has released an infographic showcasing the video broadcasting network’s viewer engagement during E3 earlier this month. The site brought in over 21m unique viewers throughout the week surrounding the event, with 840,000 peak concurrent viewers. That’s up significantly from 12m unique viewers and 400,000 peak concurent viewers last year. …

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What we thought of Microsoft’s HoloLens demo at E3

One of the most impressive demonstrations at E3 took place during Xbox’s press conference, and centred on its HoloLens augmented reality tech. Whereas VR takes players deeper into the games, HoloLens takes games out from the TV and places it in the living room. The AR headset made its surprise …

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Bethesda’s first E3 conference could be its last

Skyrim developer Bethesda made a thumping E3 press conference debut this year, but that may be the last time we see the company on the LA stage. I don’t know if we’ll do one next year. I don’t know if we’ll do one again,” marketing boss Pete Hines told The …

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Read our 10-page E3 review in the latest MCV for free

If a picture paints 1,000 words, then this week’s MCV cover features 122,024. It was a major E3 for video games, and not just the ones you expect. In today’s bumper MCV, which you can read right now online for free, features interviews with Sony’s Jim Ryan, Xbox’s Mike Nichols …

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Rare Replay is Amazon’s most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Amazon has revealed the Top Ten most pre-ordered games revealed at this year’s E3. On top are two Microsoft titles – game anthology Rare Replay comes in at No.1, while Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is second. Then its two titles from Bethesda – the new Doom title and Dishonored …

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Microsoft is ‘absolutely continuing to support Kinect’

Kinect is not dead. That’s the message from Microsoft, despite the fact the peripheral was not mentioned once in its Xbox E3 press conference earlier this week. We are absolutely continuing to support Kinect," Xbox’s Aaron Greenberg told GameSpot. We’re continuing to support Kinect where it makes sense [and] innovating …

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