The Average Gamer

E3 2011: What Did We Get Up To?

E3 is a real baptism of fire for a games journalist. With 5 major press conferences, 2 hardware reveals this year and hundreds of new games, there’s so much to cover that you could wring yourself in knots as you turn every which way looking for the next scoop.

Lucky for us, we’re not about breaking news. As always with The Average Gamer, we focus on whether or not games are fun to play and E3 was no exception. Here’s what happened:

In all seriousness, we worked our asses off over those 4 days. We’ve a ton of great features coming for you over the next few weeks, including:

  • An interview with senior producer of F1 2011, Paul Jeal
  • Hands-on with Batman: Arkham City
  • A preview of Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
  • Hands-on with Wipeout 2048 on the PS Vita and a chat with the developers
  • A beautiful video of me on Dance Central 2 and an interview with senior designer Matt Boch
  • Preview impressions of Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic
  • Hands-on with Uncharted: Golden Abyss on the PS Vita
  • A detailed preview of Ubisoft’s Rocksmith
  • Hands-on with the Wii-U
  • A preview of Hulk Hogan’s Main Event (yes, you can do the Leg Drop of Doom)
  • A preview of The Darkness II
  • Hands-on with SSX
  • Hands-on with Rage

But today… I’m working on my tan. See you tomorrow!