Courtesy of annual tradeshow the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the holidays come early for PC and video game enthusiasts every year. Running June 2-4, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the trade-only event is expected to draw 40,000 attendees hot to catch a glimpse of this and next year's biggest releases.
Though just a shadow of its 2000-2006 glory years, when skate ramps and strobe lights dominated due to recent invite-only policies and publisher cutbacks, the confab's still expected to be ground zero for industry announcements. With the rumor mill already buzzing, here's a sneak peek at what could be some of the convention's biggest titles and unveilings.
By Steve MorgensternPosted 07.29.2003 at 4:45 pm 0 Comments
At this summer's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, new video cards capable of producing more lifelike imagery left gamers twitching with anticipation. ATI displayed the powers of its new Radeon 9800 Pro card ($499) with a demonstration of Half-Life 2, a first-person shooter game, and NVIDIA went with Electronic Arts' Tiger Woods 2004 to show off its new GeForce FX 5900 ($499). Here are some of the technologies that programmers are using to produce sweet eye candy for high-end gamers.