E3 2005: ULTIMATE VIDEO COVERAGE
E3 2005: Ultimate Video Coverage
Ten hours of simply the best HD E3 video coverage you can find, covering everything on PS3 and Xbox 360 along with masses of handheld and current-gen titles, all-new stuff and some surprise bonuses.
E3 2005: Ultimate VideoMix
This 10-minute ultimate video montage takes you back to LA to reveal the story behind the week, and show off the babes!
E3 2005: AFTER THE SHOW
Ed Fries: Kikizo Video Interview 2005
From Excel to X360! Must-see video interview with the Microsoft veteran and Xbox visionary on many topics including: Rare in hindsight, leaving Microsoft, next-gen in-depth, Halo, Perfect Dark Zero, programming days, sort of inventing the screensaver, and current projects.
Exclusive: Bach on Xbox 360 Unknowns
Still have burning questions about Xbox 360? Pack-ins, pricing, global launch, strategy? Chances are that Xbox's top man answers them in his latest interview.
Robbie Bach: Video Interview Summer 2005
Extensive video interview with Xbox's top man, on many Xbox 360 topics, including "approachability", world-wide launch factors, the launch price, shortages, all aspects of the hardware, how Xbox strategy has indeed evolved, market leadership timeframe and Xbox in 15 years.
Swordfish Studios Video Interview
We sit down with development guru Julian Widdows, to go in-depth on one of PS2's hottest shooters - and get detailed, interesting insight into game development and next-gen expectations. Plus! Cold Winter 2 confirmed.
Nintendo Video Interview Summer 2005
Half-an-hour with Shigeru Miyamoto, Eiji Aonuma, Koji Kondo & Hideki Konno for extensive discussion on Zelda: Twilight Princess, Mario Kart DS, Nintendogs and the latest from EAD. Plus, a huge 30-minute Zelda gameplay video.
J Allard: Video Interview Summer 2005
MS Touts Gameplay Over Graphics
Kikizo talks to the face of Xbox 360 about deliberate leaks, expanding the audience, graphical quality, changing Xbox politics, the pre-rendered fiasco, Halo 3, managing a team of 20,000 and the future of Xbox.
Highlights from our video interview with Xbox-man J Allard, though we've heard that three out of four doctors recommend you watch the whole thing too.
Konami Video Interview: Coded Arms
Our latest interview with KCET.
Hironobu Sakaguchi Video Interview
Legendary JRPG creator talks Xbox 360.
Tomonobu Itagaki: Interview
Ninja Boss on DOA4 and his wife.
Sonic Team: Phantasy Star Interview
Get the latest Sega & PSU happenings.
Tecmo Interview: Keisuke Kikuchi
One of Tecmo's most striking creators.
Tetsuya Mizuguchi Interview 2005
Massive new interview with THE MIZ MAN.
E3 2005 Draws Record Crowd
Tens of thousands cram into the halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center, making us wish all the threats of keeping people out would be put into effect.
E3 2005: PRE-SHOW CONFERENCES
E3: The Nintendo Conference
Nintendo Revolution and Game Boy Micro revealed at the firm's annual Hollywood haunt - but despite some exciting announcements, was something missing? All the details inside.
E3: The Xbox 360 Conference
Xbox 360 stays strong despite Sony's bombshell a few hours beforehand, but will Microsoft be able to keep its momentum now that word on PS3 is out?
E3: The PlayStation 3 Conference
Sony stunned the gaming world today with a slick unveiling of PS3, powered by a fistful of game demos so impressive, it beggars belief.
E3 2005: FROM THE SHOWFLOOR
News, game impressions and more
E3: Genji: Hands-On
Yoshiki Okamoto may be getting press for his commitment to Xbox 360, but first there's a little swordplay for PlayStation 2 he needs to get off his chest. Full hands-on impressions and fresh screens.
E3: Full Auto: Xbox 360 Hands-On
Cel Damage developer Pseudo Interactive gives Xbox 360 its first vehicular combat game.
E3: Gears of War: Xbox 360 Eyes-On
Epic's third-person shooter is one of the best-looking games on Microsoft's new console.
E3: Shadow of the Colossus: Hands-On
The Ico creators are back with a spiritual successor that builds on the concepts of that hallowed game.
E3: Kameo: Elements of Power Hands-On
Countless years and three platforms later, does Rare's Xbox 360-bound Kameo deliver the goods? Or is it plain old tosh? You may be surprised.
E3: Half-Life 2 Xbox Hands-On
The Xbox version of Half-Life 2 is unfortunately pretty underwhelming at the moment. Here's why.
E3: The Darkness: First Impressions
The Darkness - a comedy rock band, a Top Cow comic, and now a game from the minds that brought you The Chronicles of Riddick. We take a first look.
E3: Urban Reign Hands-On
One of our favorite games at E3 2005 was undoubtedly Namco's Urban Reign, an action-packed 3D beat-em up from the makers of the Tekken and Soul Calibur series.
E3: Virtua Tennis: World Tour Hands-On
Sega reunites with Sumo Digital for a portable new version of the classic Virtua Tennis series.
E3: Okami Hands-On
With its unique gameplay and visual style, Okami was undoubtedly one of E3's most refreshing and original games. Hands-on with Clover Studio's latest.
E3: Fragmented Adventure in Killer 7
The game has been delayed for a while now, but at long last we'll finally get to live the lives of the secret seven. Latest screens inside.
E3: The DS Has Trace Memory
Touch-screen puzzle solving in the newly-renamed Another Code. Screens and details.
E3: Mario Scores New Football Game
The pudgy plumber laces up his cleats for yet another sporty outing. First screens and details.
E3: Ghost in the PSP
The popular anime series, already having made a stop on PlayStation 2, is now headed to PSP.
E3: Art Triumphs Over Evil in Okami
The Viewtiful Joe squad is back with one of the most talked about games from E3. First screens and details.
E3: Final Fight Returning to Consoles
Capcom's classic beat-em-up makes an invigorated return to the console arena. First screens and details.
E3: Peter Jackson's King Kong - First Screens
The Lord of the Rings director is bringing the big ape to life and Ubisoft is right there, every step of the way.
E3: Neversoft Expands Tony Hawk Series
Tony Hawk's skateboarding series has long dominated the extreme sports genre, and to avoid further stagnation, Neversoft is mixing things up. First screens.
E3: TOCA Race Driver 3 - Screens
It may not have the sales of Gran Turismo, but it's not due to a lack of quality. New screens for Codemasters' next mammoth racer.
E3: SoulCalibur III Hands-On
The third in Namco's popular fighting series was playable at its spacious E3 booth - we sneaked in some playtime.
E3: Phantasy Star Universe Hands-On
The next chapter in Sega's acclaimed Phantasy Star series is upon us, and poised to deliver online and offline thrills like never before.
E3: Sonic Gems Collection Hands-On
It's the Sonic collection you always dreamed of, with the elusive Sonic CD and Sonic the Fighters included! This will sell a billion units.
E3: Shining Force Neo Hands-On
We go hands-on with the latest, long-awaited installment in Sega's Shining Force series.
E3: Kutaragi: PS3 Not a Game Console
Despite looking, smelling and (we presume) tasting like a game machine, SCEI boss says it just isn't so. Price rumours inside too!
E3: Monolith Brings F.E.A.R. to PCs
Another developer steps up to make us soil ourselves - in the name of fun of course. First screens.
E3: Hulk Prepares to Smash Consoles Again
Same publisher and developer get together for another Hulk game. Will this one actually be any fun?
E3: Atari Delivers a Fourth Driver
Proof that a game doesn't need to be good (or even halfway decent) to spawn a sequel.
E3: Shadow the Hedgehog Hands-On
So is it just Sonic Adventure with guns, or is there more to Shadow than you might think?
E3: Castlevania: Curse of Darkness
It's nice to see Microsoft's thirdparty team courting the likes of Konami to ensure titles like this come to both Xbox and PS2.
E3: Gunster Super Heroes Hands-On
Treasure and Sega join forces for an all-new, frankly earth-shattering GBA title! OH YES!
E3: Madden NFL 06 Hands-On
Does Madden still own football? We get hands-on the ball inside.
E3: Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility Demystified
Robbie Bach got big cheers when he announced that Xbox 360 would play Xbox games, but it seems there's more to it than that.
E3: Tiger Walks the Next-Gen Fairways
He may not be winning as much in real-life anymore, but Tiger's golf game is still the one to beat. First images.
E3: Taxi Driver Headed to Consoles
Yet another classic movie slated for game treatment. So far there's no evidence that De Niro is on board, though.
E3: Ratched Gets Deadlocked
Insomniac's gun-orgy is back but this time around the plot is aping a famous Arnold movie to a T.
E3: Fatal Frame Torments the PlayStation 2
Cute they may be, but these girls are on a mission to scare the bejeezus out of you. First screens.
E3: Brain-Bending Adventure in Psychonauts
Tim Schafer's latest game may not be a point-'n-click but that doesn't mean it's not worth a look.
E3: Guilty Gear Slams Into DS and PSP
Sammy's 2D fighter jumps to not one but two handhelds. First details and screens for both versions.
E3: Perfect Dark Zero Impressions
We go in-depth after a closed-doors demo of Rare's upcoming massive Xbox 360 preqiel.
E3: King Kong First Impressions
Long live the king! We take a look at Ubisoft's massive game tie-in of Peter Jackson's film.
E3: Prince of Persia: Kindred Blades
The prince is packing. Has Ubisoft been able to improve the reborn franchise yet again? We take a look at PoP: Kindred Blades.
E3: Mario Kart DS Hands-On
Kart fans, prepare for network turtle-shelling and a whole lot more! We go hands-on.
E3: Animal Crossing DS Hands-On
Could this be DS's real killer app?
E3: Onimusha: DoD Hands-On
Does adding an epic-sounding subtitle make any difference to Capcom's unstoppable series?
E3: The Matrix: Path of Neo
Will David Perry and the Wachowski Brothers manage to please anyone other than, er, die-hard Matrix fans this time around?
E3: Xbox 360 Runs on Gears of War
Unreal devs turn to Microsoft's new console with a third-person shooter that is already earning attention from industry watchers worldwide.
E3: Honour Man by Eating it in Jaws
Sigh, another movie tie-in is headed our way. But this one lets you play as a shark! First screens.
E3: Square Expands Kingdom Hearts
Company teams up with some of Disney's other hot franchises for more button-mashing fun.
E3: Zelda: Twilight Princess Hands-On
It's the game we've been waiting a year to play and the stakes could not be higher. Come inside for our first hand thoughts on the new Zelda.
E3: WOW Battlegrounds Hands-On
Hands-On with the Battlegrounds PVP Expansion for World of WarCraft.
E3: New Super Mario Bros Hands-On
The first new Mario side-scroller in more than a decade brings the possibility of greatness.
E3: Burnout Revenge Hands-On
Insurance rates rise, crashing is increasingly attractive.
E3: Far Cry: Instincts Hands-On
A far cry from a PC port? Details inside.
E3: Halo 2 Map Pack Hands-On
Nothing new under the sun in this one.
E3: Top Spin 360 Hands-On
How has this classic tennis title fared in the transition to next-gen?
E3: The Warriors Take to PS2 and Xbox
First screens and details.
E3: The Movies Pulls in the Crowds
Currently being savoured by attendees.
E3: SOCOM Gets Big for PlayStation 2
Zipper returns with the third installment.
E3: First Guesses at PS3 Price
To be this good, takes a lot of cash.
E3: Sega's Next-Gen Surprise
Next-generation demonstrations for Virtua Fighter, Afterburner, House of the Dead and Sonic the Hedgehog looked fantastic as Sega readies its strongest IP.
E3: MGS4 Slated for PS3
Snake fans are going to have a lot more sneaking to look forward to - Konami is working on three new Metal Gear games.
E3: SCEE Outlines PSP Launch
Sony's new PSP handheld may still be months off in Europe, but the company is gathering an impressive collection of launch titles.
E3: Ninja Gaiden Blackened
Tough game gets even tougher - woohoo!
E3: GTA PSP Named and Dated
Details announced at SCEE's E3 conference.
E3 2005: PRE-SHOW COVERAGE
E3: Xbox 360 Laid Bare
The MTV specials may have been a disaster for most hardcore gamers, but at least Microsoft did get some real information out there via the good old written word. Official hardware shots and details inside.
E3: Dead or Alive 4: First Look!
E3: Ninja Gaiden Black Revealed
Take a look at the first ever screenshots from the upcoming Dead or Alive 4 for Xbox 360 - set to rock E3 next week! First details and screens.
A new Ninja Gaiden update for Xbox exposed, in yet more breathtaking screens.
E3: Ubisoft Parades Ghost Recon 3 for Xbox 360
First in-game screens for Ubi's next-gen shooter.
E3: Test Drive Motors on to Xbox 360
Age-old franchise gets in early on Microsoft's new machine. First screens - renders, actually - inside.
E3: EA Prepping 25 Xbox 360 Titles
All of the company's top franchises are steaming towards Microsoft's newly officially unveiled console.
Exclusive: Xbox 360 In-Depth Video
This extended video feature goes behind the scenes with everyone on the Xbox team, for a detailed look at 360.
E3: Xbox 360 Revealed: Total Coverage!
An interesting evening reveals several new facts and slick insight into the new Xbox. New video!
E3: Sam Fisher Slinks on to DS
Super-spy comes to Nintendo's handheld a few months late but with a host of new content. First screens.
E3: Zombies Bring City of the Dead Details
George A Romero's game gets a name and a plot. First screens included too.
E3: Burnout Revenge: First Ever Footage
And believe it or not, it's current-gen. Must-see awesomeness.
E3: Revolution to Begin in Mid-2006?
Tech company working on Nintendo's new console spills details during earnings conference call.
E3: Sega's Super Gunstar Heroes Return
Another helping of 2D shooting goodness coming from the folks at Treasure.
E3: Jackson's King Kong to Demolish E3
Ubisoft seems confident that this is going to be the movie tie-in that shows up all the pretenders.
E3: The Show Preview
Kikizo heads Downtown to cover everything you need from the biggest games show ever. Mini-preview with predictions/hints.
E3: EA Set for Mammoth E3 Showing
World's biggest publisher + world's biggest games show = one metric buttload of gamer happiness.
E3: Microsoft Reveals E3 PC Line-Up
Real-time strategy games look to dominate the company's non-console offerings. First screens for newly announced games included.
E3: Ubisoft Line-Up
Company plays it safe with sequels - some on next-gen - to most of its popular franchises confirmed for E3.
E3: Anyone for PSP Virtua Tennis?
Sega's beloved tennis game makes the jump to Sony's new portable. First screens.
E3: Iwata Touts DS Online Features
The DS will go online later this year, but publishers are going to decide whether you're going to be paying or not.
E3: Football Manager Goes Portable
Now you can make people think your PSP is actually a sexy calculator. First screen.
E3: Xbox 360 Leaks Confirm Earlier Rumours
New images show Xbox 360 hardware, controller, accessories and remote ahead of MTV unveiling.
E3: Rockstar Goes Back to School for Bully
We'd like to hope that a game set in school will have fewer guns and less drug use, but this is Rockstar...
E3: Clive Barker Dreams Up a Demonik Tale
Is it a movie, or is it a game? Well, actually Barker's new project is both. First artwork.
E3: EA Preps Burnout Legends for PSP Launch
First screenshot inside.
E3: Fable: Lost Chapters - New Screens
The PC port of Molyneux's hit RPG seems to be coming along quite nicely. Latest screens inside.
E3: Top Spin Lobbed on to PlayStation 2
It's been on the Xbox for nearly two years already, but it's so good that we don't mind seeing it come to PlayStation 2 only now.
E3: Mage Knight Takes on the Apocalypse
New videogame RPG based on the popular table-top RPG. Did we mention it's an RPG? First screens.
E3: Max Payne Developers Go Next-Gen
Remedy Entertainment gives bullet-time a miss and heads off into something decidedly more suspenseful. First next-gen screens!
E3: EA Hits the SSXy Slopes Again
The series that saw many through the early days of the PlayStation 2 is back.
E3: San Andreas PC: Hands-On Report
Kikizo steps into the big floating yellow triangle outside the door of Rockstar Games, to have a look at the PC conversion of GTA:SA.
E3: Wario Twists Back on to GBA This Summer
Nintendo's anti-Mario finally makes his way back on to the Game Boy Advance.
E3: Bill Gates Eyes Sony's Top Spot
Microsoft president acknowledges Xbox was a learning experience and Xbox 360 is where the company feels it will overtake Sony and its PlayStation 3.
E3: Sakaguchi, Toriyama Team-Up on Xbox 360
Two of the principles behind Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest working together on new RPG for Xbox 360.
E3: Mark Ecko Wants Freedom Through Graffiti
It's a game that combines dystopian visions of the future with graffiti and fighting. We're excited, are you?
E3: Grandia III: First Ever Footage
Square Enix shows latest in beloved series.
E3: Shadow of the Colossus: Trailer 4
Yet more stunning footage from 'Ico 2'.
E3: Tomb Raider Legend: First Footage
Surprisingly good trailer and clips inside.
E3: Three Trailers for Genji
More on PS2's potentially huge adventure.
E3: From Russia With Love: First Footage
See Connery's jet pack in action, and more.
E3: Scarface: News Update & Footage
Say hello to this leeetle update...
E3: Black & White 2: All-New Footage
The latest from Lionheads's epic sequel!
E3: 25 to Life: Pimpin' New Trailer
"Gang-banging rival crews!" (© 2005 UKR)
E3: Microsoft Learns From Past Mistakes
J Allard talks about lessons learned with Xbox, how this will be used going forward and hints at the European release of Xbox 360.
E3: EA Shows Off European Assault
New screens for the latest Medal of Honor game.
E3: Street Brawling With the Tekken Team
First screens and details for new urban-themed fighting game from ex-Tekken and Namco staff.
E3: Codemasters Takes to the Unfriendly Skies
It's a World War II game and yet somehow it's not a first-person shooter.
E3: Conker: Live & Reloaded: Hands-On
We go hands-on with a near-final build.
E3: Prince of Persia 3 Exposed
Ubisoft's action game will be on show at E3, but we've got the first screens and details right now.
E3: Sink Your Teeth Into Sega's Darkwatch
First details and oodles of screens for the vampire-themed Wild West horror-shooter.
E3: Xbox 360 Exposed: First Genuine Pictures
Full-size images of the next Xbox leaked, confirming many previously rumoured features and slightly ruining the OurColony viral campaign.
E3: Madden NextGen: First Ever Footage
EA has released the first footage from its next generation Madden title. It's only pre-rendered CG, but still pretty stunning...
E3: Watch the Xbox 360 MTV Trailer NOW!
A sneaky peek at the hottest piece of TV programming this millennium, downloadable inside.
E3: Pacino Leads All-Star Scarface Cast
VU Games goes back to remake that other classic gangster movie in videogame form. First screens and details inside.
E3: EA Teases with Next-Gen Madden Pics
The first big game on PlayStation 2 could spawn the first big game on Xbox 360. Next-gen pics inside!
E3: Onimusha Returns to PlayStation 2
Samanosuke's arc may be done, but that doesn't mean Inafune is finished with his samurai series.
E3: Playboy Brings Pulchritude to the PSP
Purveyor of the feminine form trumpets innovation in the form of appropriately resized images of ladies with their bits out.
E3: Sims 2 Brings Life to Consoles
Can anything stop those gibberish-speaking virtual people? Not if EA has anything to do with it.
E3: Genji Slices on to PlayStation 2
Yoshiki Okamoto is not only making games for Microsoft; Genji is his new samurai-themed action game and it's coming to the PS2.
E3: Moore on the Xbox 360 Unveiling
This generation's "thought leader" to follow up MTV console debut with in-depth introduction at E3.
Ubisoft Preps Ghost Recon 3, PoP3 for E3
Company plays it safe with sequels - some on next-gen - to most of its popular franchises confirmed for E3.
E3: Analysts: 3m Xbox 360s by December
And they've got an inkling of the price too.
E3: Without Warning: New Screens
Tomb Raider creators ditch boobs for baddies in new terror-themed action game.
E3: Far Cry Hitting Consoles This Summer
Island-borne Hawaiian shirt mayhem coming to a home platform near you. More screens inside.
E3: Jak and Daxter Part Ways for New Games
Sony's platforming buddies to star in two new titles.
E3: Microsoft to Debut Xbox 360 on MTV in May
Allard and Co. blow off E3 and put one over Sony's attempted debut coup plans at the same time.
E3: Phantasy Star Universe: Coming West
Segas America and Europe send a cosy joint press release to deliver the good news. All-new details inside.
E3: Xbox Safe as Microsoft Looks to Xbox 360
Most of the big publishers have already signed on, but that doesn't necessarily mean that Microsoft is dropping the Xbox any time soon.
E3: Japanese Developers Rush to Xbox 360
Okamoto hints that previous announcements are just the beginning of Microsoft's Japanese campaign.
E3: Id Readies Quake IV, Ponders Consoles
You better start saving those Air Miles if you want to get an early look at the next Quake instalment.
E3: Shadow the Hedgehog: Trailer 2
Come inside and see a whole lot more of what will be on offer in the upcoming Sonic spin-off.
E3: Halo, Fable and More Set for Xenon
Microsoft Game Studios head Shane Kim shares his views on Xenon, Microsoft's approach to developers and, oh yes, confirms some of the new console's biggest sequels too.
E3: Black & White 2 Puts You in the God Seat
New screens and details for Molyneux's deity simulator.
E3: Burnout Takes Revenge on Traffic
Smashing into traffic might not be the best way to deal with road rage, but it's definitely the most fun.