IGN has your backstage pass to the big show. All the details inside.
May 29, 2009 - The Electronic Entertainment Expo runs from June 1-4 in Los Angeles, and IGN will be there in force to bring you up-to-the-minute coverage from the big show. From live video streams of the hottest E3 press conferences from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo to exclusive interviews with developers from the show floor, we'll have your all-access pass to the biggest spectacle in gaming.
If you're completely new to the madness that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo, make sure to check out our E3 Beginner's Guide. You'll find out how it began, why it's important and what to expect from the show. At its heart, E3 is and should be all about great videogames. And we have a comprehensive list of all the new games that have been officially confirmed for the show. To find out what will be on hand at E3 2009, check out our Big E3 List, which breaks everything down by publisher for your scanning pleasure.
But this year's E3 also promises plenty of surprises, and you'll want to log onto http://e3.ign.com to keep up with all the news, info, game announcements, photos, booth babes and HD videos.
One of the most exciting parts of the expo is the three first-party conferences held by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony each year. You can expect some megaton announcements from each company about its game lineup and hardware plans for the rest of 2009 (and beyond).
Like last year, IGN will be streaming these conferences live. All users can watch them here for free, although Insiders will get the high-def experience.
Head over to e3.ign.com to gain access to the most reliable, flawless HD-quality playback on the Internet. So if you don't want to miss a beat, make sure you're locked in on June 1st and 2nd. Here's the E3 schedule:
- Microsoft conference – 6/1, 10:30 a.m. Pacific
- Electronic Arts conference - 6/1, 2 p.m. Pacicic
- Nintendo conference – 6/2, 9 a.m. Pacific
- Sony conference – 6/2, 11 a.m. Pacific
In addition to live-streaming the major press conferences from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, IGN will also be broadcasting our Live Show from the E3 floor at the Los Angeles Convention center, giving you a backstage pass to the hottest games of the show including:
- Assassin's Creed 2
- God of War 3
- Dead Space: Extraction
- Heavy Rain
- Modern Warfare 2
- Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time
- Red Steel 2
- Uncharted 2
- Unannounced Titles from Microsoft and Sony
And way more!
On IGN's Live Show, all the biggest games and hottest stars will be on display via live direct-feed demos and interviews with the development teams in flawless, high-quality video. And IGN Insiders will see all the action unfold in perfect, full-screen HD-quality video.
So for the most reliable, high-quality E3 video experience available, log onto http://e3.ign.com to join Jessica Chobot and the IGN Editors for IGN's Live Show
IGN has the most reliable stream on the net and Insiders can see it like no-one else in HD quality. So when Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo make their biggest hardware and software announcements this year make sure you have a ringside seat with IGN.
Once again IGN is bringing you the most comprehensive coverage from the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, and just like last year IGN will be streaming the experience along with our Live Show that will feature gameplay demos of the biggest titles directly on the show floor.
As an IGN Insider subscriber, you'll have access to everything full-screen in hi-resolution at twice the bitrate. That means when we debut footage of your favorite game you'll be able to see every detail the way it was meant to be displayed. Sign up for IGN Insider right now and you'll get a 25% discount and a chance to win a bag of swag straight from the show floor.
Sign up today and see everything from E3 in higher quality video, including:
- Nintendo Press Conference
- Microsoft Press Conference
- Sony Press Conference
- The IGN E3 Live Show Featuring the biggest games
- All show footage downloadable in HD
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