The Electronic Entertainment Expo - or E3, for short - is upon us once more. It's a time when the biggest, best and boldest of all games publishers, developers and press head out to LA to bask in the news which will shape the industry for the year ahead. There also tends to be a lot of scantily clad ladies promoting games, according to the history books.
While it's been through a turbulent stage of redefinition over the last few years, E3 2011 looks to be bigger and more impressive than ever. We've already seen many huge announcements come from the exhibition floor and there's no sign of the news slowing down.
This article is a hub for all our E3 2011 news, previews, rumours and media. We'll update it constantly with new links and announcements, so be sure to keep checking back to make sure you don't miss anything! We've also thrown in a few Day Zero stories we expect to develop over the course of the show!
Day Zero News
E3 2011 might not have started yet, but the rumour mill is in full swing. These are the stories we expect to hear more about over the course of the show, from game announcements to early leaks.
Day One News
Day One sees both Sony and Microsoft jostling for attention and headlines. Microsoft will doubtlessly unveil new Xbox 360 features, while Sony will provide details on its new handheld.
Day Two News
Nintendo gives its press conference, where it is expected to unveil the successor to the Wii, as well as the partners and launch titles for that console.
Day Three News
With all the major press conferences finished, it's finally time to corner publishers and developers, bothering them with questions and demands for hands-on time with their games.
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