E3 Opens to the Public in 2017 for the First Time

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Prans, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. ww97

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    There's another issue, can you cross the WALL?:rofl2::rofl2::rofl2:
     


  2. chartube12

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    You mean E3 never allowed non-press members in before? That seems like a rather large fuck up! Other major gadget and invention shows, have always invited the public every few years.
     
  3. RemixDeluxe

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    I'm positive it has already been open to the public, the only catch is tickets are near $1k a piece and thats not including travel and hotel to get there assuming you arent from the area.

    So unless you are part of the industry in some meaningful way its probably not worth your time when you can read up on everything online for free.
     
  4. Ritsuki

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    I live in Geneva, Switzerland, and we have a few international conventions like the Geneva Motor Show, and during the show the prices of the hotels in the city get really ugly. So much that they had to limit the price raise by passing a bill.
     
  5. FAST6191

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    I don't know how that would work in LA though. All those room sharing applications have nailed the rental market by seeing landlords turn former rentals into hotel suites in all but name*, and this would only exacerbate that problem. Not to mention while I am highly dubious of short term specific issue laws such a law there would probably get smacked down in the long run as US law tends to favour non interference to a rather high degree (or if you prefer the reason the US government does not have a simple file your taxes here web portal, https://apps.irs.gov/app/freeFile/jsp/index.jsp is merely a link to other services, is because they would then be competing with private industry, while this hotel stuff would likely be state level, or lower, and is not quite the same thing it is an example of the mindset that would be faced).

    *cracked I know but the info is solid enough
     
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    Oh man, I've always wanted to go to E3, but I live so far away. Maybe one day.
     
  7. guisadop

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    Nice. I didn't know it was journalists only, though.
     
  8. SonicCloud

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    If i go in a legal way (an airplane for example) , of course i would cross across the wall dummy
     
  9. Master_Jorn

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    I remember I wanted to go to E3, "You must get an invitation to go, you cannot buy passes." My heart was crushed... "Each ticket is priced at $250." My heart was crushed.