Don't-Miss E3 Stories

Second-screen apps get a primary role at E3

Who needs a TV? A plethora of games on the E3 floor are leaning on complimentary mobile apps to spread the fun beyond the big screen.


Hands-on with the Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill

Virtuix’s Omni is an omni-directional treadmill designed for the player to move while gaming. Using it while gaming puts keyboards or gamepads to shame.


Indie games leave E3 for a press event of their own

The first annual Horizon conference showcased a ton of exciting indie games, including new games from noted developers Robin Hunicke, Keita Takahashi and Phil Fish.


Horizon Event - E3 2013

Indie game makers talk about their efforts at the first ever Horizon Event in Los Angeles.

Ubisoft's Rocksmith 2014 guitar software includes a new Session Mode tool

Rocksmith, edutainment software that teaches you how to play a real guitar under the guise of a Rock Band or Guitar Hero-esque game, now morphs into Rocksmith 2014, which has an exciting new tool called Session Mode.


Shiny cars! Zombies! Cosplay! All this and much more on display at E3

You may not be able to go to the biggest gaming show of the year, but if you look at enough photos, it’s just like being there.


Mobile games mostly MIA at E3

E3 is not the place for mobile fans looking to learn more about the next big smartphone game.


TechHive at E3: Day Two brings out the zombies

Alex and Armando wrap up our second day of E3 festivities, where Armando was overrun with zombies, and Alex fell in love with Project Spark.


Mario who? Why nobody loves the console mascots anymore

While seeing a demo of Sonic Lost World for Nintendo Wii, Nate Ralph wonders whatever happened to the close connections between mascots like Sonic and Mario and gaming consoles.


Why always-online consoles are actually good for gamers

While Microsoft catches hell for a next-gen console that won’t play games without frequent Internet access, developers are building games that all but require you to play online.


The best PC gaming hardware of E3 2013

Here are our picks, from the superslim Razer Blade to a red-hot AMD rig, many wild accessories, and even a Commodore 64!

Latest AMD processor runs at 5GHz

Targeting gaming and multimedia enthusiasts, AMD announced a 5GHz processor at E3 in Los Angeles.

PC Gems at E3 - E3 2013

Hard to find PC booths and content at this year's E3

Mad Catz stalks Android gamers at E3 with a new console and controller

The M.O.JO. and C.T.R.L.R. sound ridiculous, but they incorporate a few smart design decisions that could make Android gaming on your HDTV worthwhile.


Hordes of zombie games overrun E3

We hope you like slaughtering animated corpses, because 2013 is shaping up to be the Year of the Zombie Game.


We made a game in only 20 minutes with Microsoft's Project Spark

Microsoft guided us through a beta version of its upcoming game creation tool behind closed doors at E3 2013.

First-person video at E3: Day 1

Day 1 of the Expo, we get hoodwinked Nintendo Wii U showcase and Carlos gets a slice of pizza to mend his wounds.


Heck no, Ouya won't go. Even if E3 calls the cops

Ouya's rogue presence irks tradeshow organizers.