The EA conference began by announcing that the Mass Effect 3 release date is March 6th, 2012, before showing a substantial gameplay demonstration.
In the demo, Commander Shepard attempts to destroy a reaper base. The demo showcases combat, in particular new melee attacks using the omni-tool, and a target painter for aerial attacks.
Microsoft has officially kicked off E3 by showing ten minutes' gameplay footage of Modern Warfare 3.
The sequence shows a special forces team performing an underwater assault on a submarine, using explosive charges to force the submarine to summit before working their way inside, battling through the sub and inputting launch codes to make the sub fire it’s housed missiles.
Publishing giant Activision has announced their E3 line-up this year but also dated Call of Duty: Elite's beta which is on schedule for a July 14th launch.
Testing will be done through Black Op's multiplayer, and will be fully launched with Modern Warfare 3. Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure will be at E3 this week.
Team Bondi and Rockstar Games' L.A. Noire keeps its UK all format chart crown for a third week, while DiRT 3 swaps place with LEGO Pirates of Caribbean.
Zumba Fitness and Brink hold on to 4th and 5th respectively. Hunted: The Demon's Forge enters the UK chart 14th, while The Sims 3: Generations lands 10th.
There's little shock as FIFA 12 reveals to be heading for shop shelves this autumn, as a retailer source leaks a promotional shot of the latest instalment.
Clearly stamped a top it are the words "Coming 30th September 2011", along with some pre-order goodies teased for the Ultimate Edition, like My Live Season.
Radical Entertainment, creator of Prototype, doesn't believe there's a rivalry between their viral-based 'hero' and Suck Punch's electrically charged inFamous.
Prototype offers "something completely different" from Infamous, says Radical's Matt Armstrong. They've taken stock of "all the feedback" from fans.
Publisher Kalypso has announced developer RealmForge Studios is working on a Dungeons sequel, subtitled 'The Dark Lord', which includes 4-player multiplayer.
You can play as some of the bosses now too. There's an "extensive single-player campaign" with a new dungeon setting and 25 "prestige gimmicks." Excited?
Codemasters announced today the first downloadable content for Operation Flashpoint: Red River.
The Valley of Death Pack will be available to download from the Xbox Live Marketplace (560 MSP), Games for Windows Live Marketplace (560 MSP) and PlayStation Network (£4.79/$6.99/€5.99) at the end of June.
Longtime PlayStation developer Insomniac Games will be reportedly introducing a multiplatform title at Electronic Arts' press conference later today. The developer is best known for the Ratchet & Clank and Spyro the Dragon series, all of which were developed for the three PlayStation consoles.
The sequel to Blacklight: Tango Down has finally found a publisher, as MMO publisher Perfect World has agreed to release Zombie Games' shooter Blacklight Retribution as a free-to-play MMOFPS. The publisher is touting the game as a PC exclusive, boasting Epic Unreal 3.0 engine and DirectX 11 as its major features.
Running With Scissors has released a new trailer for their game Postal III, going with the grindhouse film movie trailer motif.
The full length E3 trailer for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has been released, revealing more of the story as you play some of the bad guys from earlier in the series.
The official E3 trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been revealed, which promises to be an epic MMO. The trailer shows off the many features the game will have, including companions, personal starships and space combat, among others.
New The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim details have been revealed in the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine. The new info deals with the game’s dragons, dragon shouts, dialogue and travel options, as well as horses and the revamped city guard.
THQ has released a list of its PC and next-gen console titles that will be shown off at E3 2011.
Paramount Digital Entertainment has announced that a new Star Trek game will be coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 sometime in Summer 2012, and will take place after the events of the JJ Abrams film, and developed by Digital Extremes.
The Sims 3 owners will finally be getting what they've been asking for, as The Sims 3: Pets has been announced by Electronic Arts for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
There's been plenty of rumors but no real confirmation that Diablo III would be coming to consoles. Blizzard's latest job listing has strongly hinted that the developer may be working on at least a PlayStation 3 version of the game.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced a new co-op shooter, Payday: The Heist, which can best be described as Left 4 Dead with bank robbers.
Electronic Arts has revealed its lineup for E3 2001.