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The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is one of the largest annual gaming events in the world, thrown by the Entertainment Software Association every summer in Los Angeles. This year, the show will be all-digital for the first time ever. It’ll feature new announcements from Nintendo, Microsoft, Bethesda, and more of the biggest names in gaming. Stay tuned all week for news, interviews, and hands-on impressions of all the biggest games from the show.

Satoru Iwata presenting at GDC in 2011 in front of a red GDC logo.

Watch Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata predict the future of consoles 20 years ago

Former President of Nintendo Satoru Iwata speaks about the future of consoles and his philosophy in this remastered 2004 interview.
A colorful collage of images generated by Nvidia's LATTE3D.

Nvidia turns simple text prompts into game-ready 3D models

The 27-inch Dell S2721QS 4K monitor on a table.

Dell ‘New Year’ Sale: Save $80 on this 32-inch 4K monitor

Lucia and her partner rob a store in GTA 6.

The biggest gaming news of 2023: Insomniac leak, GTA 6 reveal, and more

Crowd of E3 attendees in front of the E3 logo and various game posters.

E3 needed to end, but its demise is a net negative for the gaming industry

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E3 is officially dead, as the ESA retires the historic gaming expo

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The future of E3 is in question again as ESA reportedly seeks a 2025 reinvention

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ESA denies E3 2024 and 2025 have been canceled, despite LA tourism board’s claims

A purple E3 logo floats in the air.

With E3 2023 gone, other gaming events need to step up

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E3 2023 has officially been canceled by the ESA and ReedPop

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Ubisoft will not attend E3 2023, but it will still host a summer live stream

Pikmin and Bulborb in Pikmin 4.

Nintendo confirms that it won’t be part of E3 2023

Playstation character wall at E3 2018

Here’s what E3 2023 could look like without Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo may be skipping E3 2023, but that doesn't inherently spell disaster for the gaming convention.
The official artwork confirming Summer Game Fest's return on June 8, 2023.

Summer Game Fest returns just before E3 2023 next June

Summer Game Fest will kick off on June 8, 2023, just five days ahead of E3.
The logo for E3 2023.

E3 2023 returns in June with separate business and consumer days

ReedPop announced the dates for E3 2023, along with new details about the event's return.
Mobvoi TicWatch E3 seen from the top down.

Don’t wait for the Pixel Watch, get this $140 smartwatch instead

The Mobvoi TicWatch E3 is down from $200 to $140 on Prime Day 2022, and as it's scheduled to get WearOS 3 in the near future, it's a great buy.
Crowd of E3 attendees in front of the E3 logo and various game posters.

E3 returns to LA in 2023 thanks to the company behind PAX

E3 announced its not only returning physically in 2023, but is getting help from the company behind PAX.
Promotional art for Starfield.

Here’s the full schedule of summer video game livestreams

From Sony's State of Play to Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest, these are the game showcases throughout summer 2022 that should be on your radar.
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E3 isn’t dead just yet as ESA plans physical show for 2023

E3 will be coming back as a physical and digital event in 2023, the ESA announced.
A neon logo for Digital Trends' Summer Gaming Marathon.

Welcome to Digital Trends’ Summer Gaming Marathon

E3 is canceled, but that doesn't mean we're not getting a summer full of video game announcements. Welcome to Digital Trends' Summer Gaming Marathon.
The Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase takes place on June 12.

Xbox and Bethesda detail (non-E3) summer showcase

Xbox's E3-season presentation will likely show off at least one of the games Bethesda is currently developing.
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With E3 2022 canceled, these are the summer gaming events to watch

As there will be no E3 in 2022, these are the gaming events you can still look forward to this summer.
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E3 2022 is canceled, physically and digitally

E3's digital event for 2022 is reportedly canceled, leaving the year without an expo altogether.
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EA cancels its E3-adjacent live event this year

EA said that it would share more about its ongoing projects "when the time is right."
A purple E3 logo floats in the air.

E3 2022 won’t happen in-person (and Summer Game Fest has already clapped back)

The ESA announced that E3 2022 will be another online-only event, much like the 2021 show.
Woman wearing Yamaha's TW-E3B true wireless earbuds.

Yamaha’s $100 TW-E3B true wireless earbuds are its smallest yet

Can a new, smaller shape and some funky colors make Yamaha's earbuds more appealing? That's the goal behind the updated $100 TW-E3B.
Mobvoi TicWatch E3 face-on, on the wrist.

Mobvoi TicWatch E3 review: The long lasting smartwatch

Equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor, the $200 TicWatch E3 is a low-cost, speedy smartwatch, but the software situation is a problem.
Mobvoi TicWatch E3 seen from the top down.

The TicWatch E3 will get Wear OS 3, making it a better buy

The Mobvoi TicWatch E3 will eventually get an update to the new Wear OS 3 software, so we revisited the smartwatch to see if it's a better buy.
Main menu on the TicWatch E3.

Google’s Wear smartwatch software update list is short, and the wait is long

Google has released a list of smartwatches that will receive an update to the new Wear platform in the future, but it's short, and the wait will be long.
The tiny reaper fights a massive enemy in Death's Door.

Death’s Door impressions: A macabre Nintendo love letter

From its horrifying and humorous story to its addicting combat, Death's Door is nothing short of fantastic so far.
Senua stares at a burning tree in Hellblade 2.

New Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 video details game’s development progress

While the video today from Ninja Theory didn't reveal any gameplay for Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2, it did hint at the game's story.
The Starfield title screen.

Starfield ditching PS5 will make it a better product, its director says

While Starfield won't be coming to PlayStation consoles at launch, Todd Howard still wants everybody to have the ability to play it in some fashion.
Samus swings at an enemy in Metroid Dread.

Metroid Dread has been in the works for 15 years

Metroid Dread producer Yoshio Sakamoto confirmed that the game has been in the works since 2005.
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Terra Nil preview impressions: Less concrete and more topiary in this reverse city-builder

Terra Nil reverses the city-building equation, tasking players with reconstructing natural habitats through relaxing and deceptively mindful gameplay.

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