The yearly Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is back for another exciting week of the newest video game products and technologies. From Tuesday, June 5, until Thursday, June 7, thousands of gaming industry professionals will all gather at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California. Although the event is closed to the public, there’s coverage on Spike TV, G4TV, and many gaming sites such as IGN or Gamespot.

E3 brings hundreds of developers and companies to show off their goods on a variety of platforms: Xbox, PlayStation, Wii, Mobile, PC, etc. Some of these companies include: Activision, Bethesda, Capcom, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft, Zynga, and much more. These companies will showcase themselves on the showroom floor with a plethora of booths to visit and giant displays, while the upstairs contains meeting rooms to talk business.Electronic Entertainment Expo gaming conference 2012

Some of the most anticipated games will show off what they have in store for the eagerly awaiting fans. lists all the “known” games to be there, such as Call of Duty Black Ops II, Halo 4, Pikmin 3, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Crysis 3. Although these big titles are sure to pack a punch, let’s not forget about the growing mobile market with games to appear such as: Raystorm, Guardian Cross, Motley Blocks, SolaRola, and much more.

But before E3 starts, there are the major press conferences that will take place. Konami, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony, and Nintendo will bring out the big guns to show the best they have to offer. Microsoft will start off the big three on Monday, June 4, at 12:30pm EDT. Sony will air later that night at 9PM (EA and Ubisoft in between), with Nintendo holding their press conference on Tuesday, June 5, at 12:00 noon EDT. For a full listing of the press conferences and place to watch them live, has your back.

Don’t miss your chance to learn what 2012 has in store for your gaming needs!

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