There is little doubt that this E3 will give us many moments to talk about, and that's what makes it so exciting. Good or bad, E3 is one of the best times of the year and with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One just around the corner, this may be the best one yet. What better time to reflect on past E3 moments?
E3 1995 - Sega Announces a Surprise Saturn Launch and Sony Capitalizes
During the first ever E3, Sega announced that its new $399 console would release... wait for it... NOW! Consumers, the press, and even retailers (most retailers weren't given the console to sell early) were confused.
After Sega's announcement, a Sony employee goes on stage to talk about game developers and storytelling. Midway through his speech he brings another Sony employee up and simply says "$299" and walks off to applause and cheers.
E3 2003 - Halo 2 Demo
OMG! Dual Wielding!
E3 2004 - Reggie's First Appearance at E3
A legend was born.
E3 2004 - Zelda Twilight Princess Reveal
This is the best audience reaction at E3 of all time.
E3 2006 - Sony's Press Conference
Sony's E3 2006 press conference was soooo bad it was good. E3 2006 showcased the absurdly high PS3 price of $599, Kaz Hirai trying to get the crowd excited for RIIIDDDGEE RAAACCEEERR, and Genji: Days of Blade's infamous GIANT ENEMY CRABS.
E3 2007- The Failed Jamie Kennedy Experiment
E3 2007 - My Body is Ready
E3 2008 - Nintendo's Press Conference
You only need two words to know how bad this was - Wii Music.
E3 2009 - Unveiling Kinect: Well BAM, There it is!
E3 2010 - Kevin Butler Explains Why Every Gamer is a True Gamer