E3 2004 doesn't start until tomorrow (from May 12th-14th), but for the gaming world, it's already underway. The video game entertainment world is flooded with news with everything that deals with games. And of course, that includes Pokemon.
What's the E3?
E3 stands for Electronic Entertainment Expo. It's an event held every year where gaming related companies show off their latest products. These companies include Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Namco, Electronic Arts, Konami, and so on. It's the biggest event for the gaming world, because it's here that the big news are made. Big news at this year's E3 includes Nintendo's new DS handheld system, as well as the US version of FireRed/LeafGreen. Sony will also be displaying their own hanheld, the PSP. Some other big news grabbers include: Halo 2, Half-Life 2, Starcraft: Ghost, Resident Evil 4, Final Fantasy XII, Kingdom Hearts II, The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventure, Prince of Persia 2, Lords of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth, Lord of the Rings: The Third Age... just to name some.
Today, workshops and conferences are held, however, the E3 will really begin for the tens of thousands of people expected to attend the exclusive event. E3 is not open to the general public, you must be a qualified professional from the industry or from the news media to be able to get in, and the price tag to get in is in the hundreds (the basic package pass is $275 for early registration, and $325 normal registration).
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Official E3 Website - www.e3expo.com
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