E3 2019 Thread: Donzo! Post E3 Conversation and Migration back into VGG

Less than 2 months away to June…you know what time it is!

This year more than likely won’t carry as much hype as for the first time ever Sony is not taking part in E3…like at all. This isn’t like a ‘we’re pulling a Nintendo and cutting our conference but still being there’ deal they’re legit not here this year. So potentially the main sources of hype now rest mostly on the shoulders of Nintendo and Microsoft this year.

Official Website:

Date: E3 will officially be going on from June 11th to June 13th this year. Of course this doesn’t include what any other conferences that may happen before these days. Dates for conferences and events will be placed below.


Someone will make a discord…OR…you can use the VGG discord! Of which I don’t have the ability to make an invitation for…sure someone will help me with that.

Rumor Mill(on going progress up until the end of the conferences)

Ninja Gaiden 4:

This has been floating around for a minute as well…Confirmed to be in development by Team Ninja and then complete silence on it

Team Ninja has been still pretty silent about this. No other rumors have come up pertaining to this game.

Next Box reveal?

Rumors have been picking up regarding M$’s new console possibly getting shown at this year’s E3. We’ve known for a while now that they’ve been working on it and they’ve even officially came out and said so at last year’s E3 so there’s a pretty good chance of it showing up this year. Personally a bit sad that we seem to be jumping into the next generation when the stop gaps just came out 2 years ago and it still feels like there’s more that could be squeezed out of this generation but whatever…we’ll see how this goes!

PS5 rumors

Rumors for the PS5 haven’t been as prevalent as next box rumors and the chance of it showing up at E3 are definitely slim mainly since Sony is not doing a conference this year. Even though they aren’t doing a conference doesn’t mean that they may not announce something during or around the week. HIGHLY UNLIKELY though.

Update: in the process of me getting this thread prepared this happened

Nintendo possibly releasing a Switch mini and a Switch pro


This has been swirling around since around last year in some shape or form. Nintendo does do enhancements for handhelds but they’ve never done one for a home console. Nintendo considers the Switch to be a home console despite the hybrid nature of the system. If this does happen it’ll be the first time that they’ve done an enhancement for a home console. I’ve been quite hesitant to believe anything regarding this rumor but the fact is…it keeps popping up consistently. If there’s anything that’s assured about rumors in this industry is the fact that more they keep popping up without being debunked the more likely there’s some type of truth to it.

Metroid Prime Trilogy HD rumor

This has been going on for some time since last year. I’m pretty sure this is a sure thing but every time this rumor pops up that they’re finally going to announce it, it ends up not happening. Considering that Prime 4 got pushed back and we probably won’t hear anything about that for probably 2 years I’d suspect they’ll keep this under wraps until next year to help ease into Prime 4. It’d be nice if they just announced it’s existence but I’m not going to expect it.

Nintendo saving another game from doom…possibly Scalebound?

This rumor is absolutely crazy and would blow up if it were true. This would make 3 exclusive titles that Platinum would be making for Nintendo if that was the case. The game could that Nintendo is supposedly saving could easily be something else like the dead Wii game Project Hammer but when the news of Nintendo saving a game hit then rumors starting popping up that it was Scalebound.

Horizon Zero Dawn 2


Someone goofed and let this out of the bag, Chances of it showing up at E3 are extremely slim considering Sony isn’t doing E3 year but hey…never know? Maybe announcement around the timing of E3 without an official conference? Not expecting this…think they’ll probably save this for next year to be honest.

God of War sequel

Way to early for this. I’m not even gonna hold out there being a chance of an announcement especially this year. Probably won’t really hear real rumblings on this until maybe 2 years from now.

Retro Studios new game

Retro has been quiet for about 5 years. DKTF released for the first time back in Feb 2014 and though they’ve helped on projects here and there since and helped with the switch port for DKTF there hasn’t been much on what they’ve cooking. Rumors before involved a ‘Starfox Grand Prix’ game for a couple of years and just last year it was announced that Metroid Prime 4 had to be restarted with their help. This gift that Reggie recieved as a parting gift from the studio does look suspicious…

Main Conferences: Conference dates and times will be placed here as I become aware of them

EA: Will not be doing a conference this year, they will be solely focused on their EA Play 3 day event from June 7-9th. They will be doing periodic announcements, live streams and developer interviews during this period.
Edit: Apparently EA Play is actually going to be starting Saturday 9:15 PT/ 12:15 ET

Microsoft: Sunday June 9th @ 1 PM PT/ 4 PM ET

Bethesda: Sunday June 9th @ 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET

Devolver Digital: Sunday June 9th @ 7PM PT/10 PM ET

PC: Monday June 10th @ 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET

Limited Run Games: Monday June 10 @ 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET

Ubisoft: Monday June 10th @ 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET

Square Enix: Monday June 10th @ 6 PM PT/9 PM ET

Sony: Not participating this year

Nintendo: Tuesday June 11th @ 9 AM PT/12 PM ET

More Comprehensive Stream schedule including streams from sites

Gematsu also has a comprehensive stream schedule as well

Other Events
Any other major events not directly tied to a main conference like tournaments I will place here as I am made aware of them.

Microsoft: They will be doing streaming of games throughout most of the event on Xbox Daily

E3 episode of Inside XBox: Monday June 10th @ 3 PM PT/ 6PM ET

Nintendo: Nintendo will usually have their Treehouse stream after their showcase that will have gameplay and interview with devs of games. Don’t be surprised if there may be some surprise announcements from the stream as they have been known to do it.

Revealed times for Nintendo events


Splatoon 2 World Championship 2019
Stream begins @ 11 AM PT on June 8th

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate World Championship 2019 3vs
Begins after Splatoon 2 @ around 2PM PT on June 8th.

Kinda Funny Games Showcase
Monday June 10th 4:30 PM PT/7:30 PM ET

E3 Coliseum schedule

Sony: No streams this year

E3 bets

Any takers this year?


Streams: Some of these may not be exact…I’ll update them if anything changes.

Youtube E3 Channel


Youtube E3 hub


Nintendo’s E3 stream


Nintendo’s Twitch Channel


IGN E3 Hub and Stream


Twitch E3 Stream


Twitch Broadcast Schedule


Microsoft’s Twitch Channel


PC’s Twitch Channel

Watch live video from pcgamer on www.twitch.tv

Bethesda’s Twitch Channel


Ubisoft’s Twitch Channel


EA’s Twitch Channel


Squeenix’s Twitch Channel


Gamespot E3 Hub


Gamespot E3 Schedule


pours alcohol on the ground for GT

Sony Streams:

Sony’s Twitch Channel

Watch live video from playstation on www.twitch.tv

Don’t expect any streams from them this year.

E3 Coliseum Stream will be on the Gameslice channel

Neogaf 2017 gif thread


Neogaf 2016 gif thread

Neogaf gif thread 2015

Past E3 conference moments

lol worthy

Konami’s Infamous E3 2010 Conference

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6OCnvvkSLM

Full Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNGdiTmvAj4

Nintendo’s E3 2008 Conference

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSJuHDBueT0

Full Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4DOn9465xo

Sony’s E3 2006 Conference

Highlights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH2w2l1JTs4

Full Conference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLjWeMTwRVc

Microsoft’s E3 2010 Conference

Microsoft’s E3 2010 Conference Highlights


Microsoft E3 2010 - Skittles…


Admittedly this one isn’t so much bad since it actually does a pretty good job as a demonstration…that however doesn’t prevent it from being awkward and gif worthy.

Guile Theme Goes with Everything - Dance Central Demonstration


Full Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22-InM4XVJA

Microsoft’s E3 2011 Conference




Ubisoft E3 2010 Conference - Battle Tag


Ubisoft E3 2009 Conference - James Cameron talks about Avatar: The Game for what seems like forever…and doesn’t show any footage or one screenshot


Ubisoft E3 2011 Conference - Mr. Caffeine


To be fair…Ubisoft’s conference that year isn’t that bad considering the content…but DOODLY DOODLY DOODLY DOO brought it down a few notches.

Mr. Caffeine Metal Remix


Microsoft E3 2012 - Usher whips out a concert for Dance Central 3 out of nowhere


The game shows up about a bit 3/4 of the way through the performance and at first it seems like he’s finally demonstrating it…but then you realize the truth lol.

Microsoft E3 2009 - Kudo tries to be cool and show off Project Natal (Kinect) but ends up accidentally showing that the device isn’t where it needs to be


Activision E3 2007 Conference - Jamie Kennedy



what was jamie thinking!?

Peggle 2’s awkward announcement during Microsoft’s E3 2013 conference


Sony Announces AT&T as Vita’s 3G service provider


Disney tries to hype High School Musical Sing It @ E3 2007


Supercuts/Cringe collection

E3 2016

E3 2017

E3 2018


Sony curb stomps Microsoft’s conference at E3 2013 with No DRM


Twilight Princess reveal @ Nintendo’s E3 2004 conference


Killer Instinct’s reveal for the Xbox One @ Microsoft’s E3 2013 conference


Final Fantasy Versus XIII’s shift to XV and next Gen along with KH3’s first reveal at Sony’s pre-E3 2013 PS4 conference


Sony drops bombs during their E3 2015 conference

Final Fantasy 7R announcement reaction


Shemue 3 E3 2015 announcement reaction


Last Guardian isn’t dead


Bonus: GT’s reactions


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I Take it as a sign that E3 had better days, and the trade show is falling back into obscurity.


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Enjoy it fellas, this is likely the last E3 to feature any of the Big 3 in any significant capacity.


I think E3 got too big, too multi media, and too costly.
The various businesses and companies that represent themselves as manufacture, buyer, seller, distributions, ect are finding that maybe E3 isn’t worth it.

Hotels rates tripper or even quadruple during E3 with seeing big money coming in, restaurants I am sure do the same thing. There one Hotel that uses the side of the building for Ad space, and they make everyone bid for the honor of having the biggest billboard near E3.

It got big enough where we already see Nintendo not as active, Sony flat out pulling out, You got left is MS and EA, and MS has it’s own thing going on, on the side.

E3 was never intended for us fans. E3 needs to learn to downscale if they want to survive.


Lol PSVita.

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All those throw backs and hype moments and nothing featuring Reggie? C’mon, man.


Lol. I was updating some of those links since some of them died and realized more stuff needs to be added. I’m definitely putting that awkward moment from Sony’s last conference up there when they were transitioning between venues.

No Sony?

It is because of Booth Babes, isn’t it?

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PC, Limited Run, and Squeenix times updated in OP.

Let’s go!

I really hope there is something revealed besides just the dates for next year’s new hardware. Also I hope Sony 's State of Play or whatever it calls steps up strong with some legit release dates on stuff. It would be sad if this generation ended on a whimper similar to Wii U where it’s best were either ported or released alongside it’s successor.

Also I want Nintendo to build a Pokémon town in their booth.

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Possible M$ conference leak

Large grain of salt of course


Wait…Brink? The same brink that absolutely crashed and burned on arrival for 360 and PS3?

I’m confused.

I don’t believe in the list at all…way too early.


I mean, most of it seems pretty possible. Brink, DinoCrisis and Dead Rising are really the only things that made me scratch my head.

But they make sense in being fringe IP that MS could reasonably secure as exclusive or limited time exclusives. That being said just because it would fit the model doesn’t mean it is legit.

But how much of that is actual exclusives and not just MS padding out their lame duck of a conference?

If there any more NFL, Hollolens, Movie watching or other BS then MS struck out as losers again (and been doing so since 2013).

I also wonder how many of that new IP gets canned late in the development cycle.

Nintendo shotguns new hardware announcement for E3