The E3 Convention: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

We at GamerNode have all returned from E3 to our respective workstations, cluttered computer desks, day-old potato chips and various opened containers of caffeinated drinks. Ah, it,s good to be home.

During our stay in L.A., after each day of hard work in covering the massive E3 convention floors, we traded notes and experiences of what occurred during the day. Among the evaluations, laughter and camaraderie, it was apparent from our discussions that there were winners, losers and disappointments at the convention.

We,ve capsulated our staff,s observations in this report.

The GamerNode staff had a late night session where we stayed up until 4AM trying to get GamerNode 3.0 launched from our hotel room. During this mind-numbing endurance test, a few of the staff started to whistle the theme from Clint Eastwood,s classic spaghetti western, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Soon the room was full of individuals who tried to whistle or sing the tune. It was not a pretty sight. But from this incident of mass hysteria and tired bodies, we have named this piece: GamerNode Reports: E3–The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

The Good: Out of the whole convention, nothing captured the interest of gamers and press more than the unveiling of Nintendo,s Wii. This, by far, was the biggest surprise of the convention as people lined up for up to 4


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