1. machomuu

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    That ruins the suspense. It feels awesome when they surprise everyone with an announcement at E3, I much prefer it to them announcing games beforehand. Heck, it's because of the surprise that I'm interested in E3, for the most part.
     
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    You do realise that most people actually couldn't care less about Japanese games?
    Nowadays people care more about FPS's like a CoD sequel or something similar, of course, there's also all those people that only play Japanese games, even if it's a crappy game, just because it's Japanese it makes it instantly good. x.x"
    In those kinds of events the one thing that they want, is attention and to get more people interested in stuff, if they just show something that no one has ever heard of, who the hell would care? The main audience wouldn't, and that's who they target in these things.

    Edit: Also, like machomuu said, the suspense is also a pretty cool thing.
     
  3. GameWinner

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    Gonna watch all except Microsoft's and EA's. Seriously Microsoft's last two E3 conferences were crap.
     
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    No one is forcing you to watch it. Journalists and users will make a summary of events for you so you don't have to watch it.
     
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    Perfect explanation of the mainstream gamer and the wapanese hipster gamer at E3 (and in general), and a sad truth, as well. It's all about exposure; why waste your time showing people a game that they've never heard of and probably won't care about? It's not the type of thought that I actually endorse, but it's in each company's best interest to gain as much fan fare as possible, and to leave the more obscure game on the E3 floor to be played by those attending.

    Also, I
     
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    I know, but I don't really like it when the "surprise" is an entire conference filled with games I would rather have not even known existed. I can't even remember the last time I was even excited for anything in a Microsoft or Sony conference.

    I had to look at the summaries last year and wait for the Youtube videos to pop up just because Youtube's E3 stream player wasn't working correctly. It wasn't very fun at all because the videos of the things I wanted to see most took the longest time before they were put up.

    I'd rather just watch it all live so I won't look like I'm behind the times. Also, if I know what times everything is going to be demoed in the conference then I at least know what time I have to have the E3 stream player to be fixed properly if it's still malfunctioning from last year.

     
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    I will watch all conferences except the Microsoft and EA.
    I want to see the Wii u and some games for 3DS
     
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    I'm just hoping they're still going to show some Wii and DS games. I don't yet have a Wii U or 3DS, and would like at least some games to come to the not-yet-dead console and handheld.
     
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    Because this is an Industry show. The only reason they have public streams, is because if they didn't, there would be an alarmingly high number of jerkoffs trying to sneak in. Believe it or not, the show is not for you; The end-user.
     
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    I'll only watch Sony and Nintendo for future 3DS and Vita releases.

    Probably also for the Wii U launch price.
     
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    OMG I'm gonna watch all !! *_* :hrth:
     
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    It would be nice if I could find high quality versions of every Nintendo conference since 2003... well maybe skip 2003 :P That one wasn't so exciting :P
     
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    Microsoft conferences are always crap.

    I love the Xbox, I like Microsoft, but E3 for them is always shit. Third parties I'm interested in aren't announced at their conference, their first parties/exclusives are unexciting, and the rest of it is just Kinect stuff which no one cares about. I mean if they do something interesting like announce a new console or some major improvements to Xbox Live then I'll say it was worth watching but otherwise it'll be white noise to me.
     
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    Oh God, I just remembered...this year they're going to showcase Dragon Ball Z Kinect (probably not during they're presentation), and as much as I love DBZ...Oh...oh God.
    [yt]zaiIGgWcPwc[/yt]
     
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    The name itself contains two bad things: Dragon Ball Z and Kinect. So it can't be good in any way.

    Unless your name is Jayden and you're a Super Saiyan.
     
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    Big N... Sony, Konami and Crapcom are my main interest for now.
     
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    thanks Chanser for the great post!

    also, I am looking forward to Konami's conference.
    I want to see a good old MGS game like they used to make them (MGS 1, 2, 3, the real deal)
    an announcement could happen! I am hopeful! :)
     
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    Can't wait for this. Do you guys use some sort of chatroom while watching? I remember a few years back I used netbattle (pokemon battling simulator) to chat with people while we were watching e3.
     
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    well, GBAtemp's IRC channels are always open :)
     
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