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E3 attendance reaches highest point since 2005

2018 event was "an enormous success" says organiser as nearly 70,000 people descend on LA Convention Centre

By Haydn Taylor

E3 2018: Starting next-gen hype early is bad for business

Casual references toward next-gen consoles and games risks overshadowing the huge releases coming in 2018

By Rob Fahey

PlayStation briefing a response to "shallow" E3 press conferences

Sony Worldwide Studios' Michael Denny addresses disappointment over this week's more focused showcase

By James Batchelor

E3 2018: Cyberpunk 2077 astounds, but so do the crowds

Dispatches from the show floor, where E3 continues to struggle with delivering a satisfying show for the public

By GamesIndustry Staff

Is Nintendo Switch in trouble?

After a slight E3 showcase, investors and analysts are concerned over Switch sales. But are they right?

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo: Loot boxes "have gotten a bit of a bad rap"

Reggie Fils-Aime says loot boxes "can be interesting" as long as players have other options

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox's evolving first-party strategy

Chief marketing officer Mike Nichols explains Microsoft's "forward-leaning pivot" in how it has viewed its game studios this generation, and why it just added five more to the operation

By Brendan Sinclair

Even Assassin's Creed is a live service now

Ubisoft's push for longer engagement continues in Odyssey, says Ubisoft's Alain Corre, with plans for weekly content updates

By James Batchelor

E3 Roundtable: E3 2018 showed an industry on the brink of change

Games-as-a-service drained life out of the show floor, while the major publishers all gestured toward streaming and the next generation

By GamesIndustry Staff

Nintendo Direct shows off packed release schedule for 2018

Super Smash Bros. takes focus, but publisher offers up host of exclusive, third-party, and downloadable content

By Haydn Taylor

Read the GamesIndustry.biz E3 Special Magazine right here

80-page edition featuring major interviews, famous writers and the results of our career survey

By GamesIndustry Staff

Fortnite to launch for Nintendo Switch today

Epic's battle royale shooter will be free to everyone, and is now on every major gaming platform

By Matthew Handrahan

The Elder Scrolls VI is still in pre-production, not yet "playable"

Long awaited sequel is still a way off despite E3 showing, Starfield is both playable and in full production

By Matthew Handrahan

E3 2018: Watch the Nintendo Direct here

What does Nintendo have in store for the Switch's second year? Find out here at 09:00 PST / 17:00 BST

By Haydn Taylor

E3 Roundtable: PlayStation disappoints on a day short on surprises

Known quantities were front and centre at Sony and Ubisoft's briefings, but Beyond Good & Evil 2 and Ghost of Tsushima still managed to delight

By GamesIndustry Staff

Playground Games: "Our best is yet to come" thanks to Microsoft acquisition

Creative director Ralph Fulton believes transition from third-party to first-party studio can empower his team to do more

By James Batchelor

Spider-Man, Ghost of Tsushima headline Sony's E3 briefing

No new first-party games for PS4 announced, but showcase does include quick looks at Remedy's Control, Resident Evil 2 remake, and Nioh 2

By Brendan Sinclair

E3 2018: Watch the PlayStation press conference here

Sony has an embarrassment of riches to show, including The Last of Us II, Spider-Man, Dreams and Death Stranding. Watch it drop the mic at 18:00 PST / 02:00 BST

By Matthew Handrahan

Phil Spencer on Microsoft's commitment to the traditional console experience

It's important to support players of old games on new hardware, says Xbox head

By Haydn Taylor

E3 2018: Watch the Ubisoft press conference here

We can expect Beyond Good & Evil 2 and The Division 2, but will the rumoured Assassin's Creed: Odyssey make its debut? Find out at 13:00 PST / 21:00 BST

By Matthew Handrahan

E3 Roundtable: Microsoft's first-party intent, EA's loot box lament

Microsoft's flurry of studio acquisitions lit up E3's opening weekend, Bethesda showed every ace in its hand, and EA promised to do better

By GamesIndustry Staff

Ninja Theory bosses explain decision to join Microsoft Studios

"We want to take bigger creative risks, and create genre-defining games without constant threat of annihilation," says creative lead Tameem Antoniades

By Haydn Taylor

Microsoft boosts Xbox Game Pass with better third-party support

Phoenix Point and Warhammer: Vermintide 2 will hit the service day-and-date, all games to launch "twice as fast" through machine learning

By Matthew Handrahan

The Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield close out Bethesda E3 briefing

Doom and Wolfenstein sequels, Elder Scrolls: Blades for mobile, new VR efforts added to evening anchored by Fallout 76

By Brendan Sinclair

Halo Infinite, Gears trio and Cyberpunk 2077 lead Xbox's E3 2018 line-up

Every major announcements from the platform holder's press conference

By James Batchelor

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