What network is covering e3 this year?

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  1. TwinRetro
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    Well, I just NOW noticed that those shitcocks at DirecTV have eliminated G4 from their lineup because they wouldn't pay enough monies.

    So...does anyone know if G4 will have exclusive coverage this year again? Or am I going to have to hitch a stream from Justin.tv or something? I would really rather watch it on my nice, big 50in plasma screen.
     
  2. CarbonX13

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    I thought IGN always had an online stream for E3 conferences and such. It's probably the only time I visit IGN all year long.
     
  3. soulx

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    GameTrailers is much better. They also stream the conference live.

    Last time, I was watching Nintendo's conference through IGN and when a game trailer was about to start, they blocked it.
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    @OP: Don't know if they're going to have exclusive coverage.
     
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    i'm fairly certain they do, they always do
     
  5. Nathan Drake

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    He's asking about a TV network, as finding a stream online is easy as hell. I hate that DirecTV hasn't had G4 for awhile now. Was one of the few channels I bothered flipping to. Ninja Warrior was basically my drug. G4 always has the online coverage at least though.

    I can't think of even one other network that is doing coverage though. If you can hook up your internet to your television, I guess you always have that. If not, online is all you have.
     
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    I'd rather watch online streams from IGN and Game Trailers then the idiocy that is G4 TV. Even paid streams aren't that expensive, I know the BlizzCon stream is 30 bucks and you usually get some Battle.net account related stuff for it as well. I'd assume if you are willing to pay for a quality stream, that's your best option, I wouldn't rely on free streams because the ICE is going all Nazi on streaming sites.
     
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    If anything, I'll just grab the torrent when it goes up. The site I use, a certain user uploads the Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Ubisoft, etc... presentations every year a day or two after they air.

    As far as G4's idiocy goes, there really is no commentary during the broadcast, so it's all the same to me anyway.
     
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    "Official broadcaster." Nowhere does it say exclusive though. But no other television network would bother, anyway, with the exception of maybe Spike TV.
     
  11. ShadowSoldier

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    Remember when G4 was a gaming channel?
     
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    Remember when G4 was TechTV?
     
  13. ShadowSoldier

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    Yes. Remember when G4 was good?

    I miss Icons.
     
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    Robot wars.
    Icons.
    Reviews on the run.
    Call for help.

    Man I miss G4, it went down hill when a lot of adult swim shows were on there network.
    G4 is becoming the new MTV.
     
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    Reviews on the Run still comes on tv. It's on tv at like 12:30pm. New episodes.
     
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    Now it's nothing but a shell of a network. with a garbage ass 12hr block of infomercials and star treck "2.0"
     
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    I've already ditched DirectTV because of a billing error and they screwed me over on a month payment. Went with Comcast and now I have the goodness that is G4. [​IMG]

    I do miss TechTV a lot and all the old programming.
     
  18. OmegaVesko

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    I usually watch the Nintendo conference at e3.nintendo.com, but I imagine GameTrailers and such have all of them streamed as well.

    Anyway, if you can, just buy a cable to hook up your PC to your TV.
     
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    G4 was never good. Only mediocre. (Thunderbirds are GO!)