While others may claim to report on the biggest gaming event of the year, only G4, the Official Broadcaster of E3 through 2013, guarantees that viewers won’t miss one moment of the highly anticipated annual trade show. As the only network that has demonstrated its on-air commitment to the event year after year, G4 will once again break new ground at E3, offering unprecedented live coverage of all the breaking news and major press conferences, plus more hands-on game demos than ever before, providing fans unrivaled access to this seminal gaming event. Plus, G4tv.com will bring gamers the most complete coverage of E3 available across its web site, mobile apps and VOD platforms. Only G4 brings both casual and hardcore gamers all the information that is important to them when the network’s live coverage of E3 2011 begins Monday, June 6 at 3pm ET and continues through Thursday, June 9.
“For gamers, there is no event more crucial than E3, which is why we pull out all the stops to make sure our viewers have an all access pass,” said Neal Tiles, President, G4. “With more crews on the floor, more gaming experts, more hands-on demos and more breaking news as it happens, G4’s coverage of this event is unparalleled and year after year gamers count on us to bring them all of the action.”
G4’s teams will be all over the Los Angeles Convention Center as “X-Play” and “Attack of the Show” hosts bring reports directly from the show floor throughout the week. The network will have the first live interviews from top executives directly following each commercial free press conference and exclusive interviews throughout the expo with the people who are changing the world of gaming. Additionally, big-name celebrities will be on the stage to talk about the games they are involved with, including Curt Schilling, David Jaffe, Todd Howard, WWE’s Mike ‘The Miz,’ Cliff Bleszinski and Dwight Howard while Ice-T stops by to exclusively reveal his character in Gears of War 3.
G4’s coverage of E3 2011 is already poised to be the network’s best ever, with breaking news, exclusive trailers, world premiere gameplay, and of course live hands-on demos of the most anticipated games of the expo, including:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Saints Row: The Third
Gears of War 3
Batman: Arkham City
Madden NFL 12
Mass Effect 3
Star Wars: The Old Republic
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
… and many, many more
“Last year we demo’d 40 games, but this year we are aiming to go well past that number,” said Adam Sessler, Host of “X-Play”. “For viewers who can’t attend the expo, seeing live demos of the games everyone is talking about is what it is all about, and we will not disappoint.”
G4 will offer:
· 23 hours of LIVE coverage
· LIVE coverage of all four major press conferences, and interviews with top gaming executives from each
· More hands-on game demos than ever before
· Special surprise guests and huge reveals on stage
· G4TV.com to stream all 6 E3 press conferences, Microsoft, EA, Sony, Nintendo, Ubisoft and Konami, LIVE and unedited.
Below is the daily schedule of events presented on G4:
Monday, June 6
“E3 2011 Live” kicks off at 3pm ET and runs through 10:00pm ET. Day includes live hands on demo of Modern Warfare 3, commercial free coverage of the Ubisoft & Sony press conferences, plus world premieres for Gears of War 3, Saints Row: The Third, Dead Island, and Prototype 2.
Tuesday, June 7
Day begins with live coverage from Nintendo followed by a commercial free presentation of the Microsoft press conference at 11:00am ET and runs through 9:30pm ET.
Wednesday, June 8
“E3 2011 Live” focuses on exclusive hands-on demos and interviews from the G4 stage at the convention center. Coverage begins at 6pm ET and runs through 9pm ET, with a special E3-themed episode of “Web Soup” at 9pm ET.
Thursday, June 9
“E3 2011 Live” focuses on exclusive hands-on demos and interviews from the G4 stage at the convention center. Coverage begins at 6pm ET and runs through 9pm ET.