Sony’s E3 conference will be on the same day as Microsoft


By Gavin Mannion on Friday, May 3, 2013

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Want to know what the most important day is in June for gaming? There are a few contenders for the crown what with E3 happening but there is one day that stands above all others. The 10th of June.

So what’s so important about the 10th of June? Well it was on this day back in 1793 that the first public zoo was opened in Paris. In 1847 the Chicago Tribune started up on this day and in 1915 the Girls Scouts were founded on the 10th of June.

But all of those significant events pale in comparison to June 10th 2013.

On this day we are going to see not one, not two but 4 E3 press conferences held on the same day.

With Sony confirming their date the day now looks like this

  1. Microsoft – 9:30 PST
  2. Ubisoft – 13:00 PST
  3. EA – 15:00 PST
  4. Sony – 18:00 PST

So when we wake up at 6am on the 11th of June all 4 press conferences would have taken place and we’ll be in a much better position to predict who is going to dominate this holiday season.

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Author:Gavin Mannion

I'm cranky, arrogant and ever so amazingly annoying but when you get to know me you will also realise I'm honest and incredibly good at describing myself... now pass me that beer
  • OVG OfflineVideoGamer

    Nontendo :(

    • Deon Steyn

      They are in another castle…

    • Deon Steyn

      They are in another castle…

    • Trevor Davies

      Think Nintendo are being smart. Why spend a fortune on E3 when all the attention will go to MS & Sony with their next gen stuff? Having their own conference later will mean they’re more likely to be judged on their own merits instead of being compared to MS & Sony.

    • BinaryPixie

      LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL! well played sir ;)

  • OVG OfflineVideoGamer

    Microsoft = SOCIAL media
    UBISOFT = SOCIAL Uplay
    EA = SOCIAL broken servers
    SONY = SOCIAL buttons

    Nintendo = Behind the shed having a sneaky smoke while playing the 3DS with the schoolkids. KEEPING IT REAL.

    • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

      Comment of the week right here

      • Deon Steyn

        Someone does not agree… Like a silent fart. You don’t hear his opinion you just smell it.

        • OVG OfflineVideoGamer

          Must be a SEGA fan = The kid that always got bog washed before taking private lessons at home.

        • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

          Lol

        • Lourens Jordaan

          I disagree with you there. Why start a debate when you can put a silent fist up in the air?

          • Deon Steyn

            This is true, but I am still curios why.

          • Deon Steyn

            This is true, but I am still curios why.

          • Deon Steyn

            This is true, but I am still curios why.

        • Rince da Ref Lvl2

          Agreed. Losers out there, big time.

          • Deon Steyn

            We still get votes :)

    • Brady miaau

      Um. Um.

      I never got all the girls. So no Microsoft.

      No foreign exchange anything.

      No online gaming, so no EA

      Never had a black briefcase (at school, ok?). Everyone was always round my house. So no Sony

      Never had a sneaky smoke while playing 3ds.

      So. WHAT AM I DOING? WHO AM I?

      • Deon Steyn

        Mario?

      • OVG OfflineVideoGamer

        You are the kid that was Pretty Cool and very PC with your hands always in your pockets BUT took things far to Personally.

    • Rince da Ref Lvl2

      Hahaha. Pretty sure I’ve seen this before. Classic.

  • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

    Man quite a line-up (Except EA. Who cares about them right?)

    • http://www.lazygamer.net Gavin Mannion

      Battlefield 4?

      • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

        Ok well there is that. So I shall give that to them. ;)

  • BlinkFan

    I just want HL3… (blissfully ignorant)

    • OVG OfflineVideoGamer

      Not enough Steam yet.

  • BlinkFan

    I just want HL3… (blissfully ignorant)

  • BlinkFan

    I just want HL3… (blissfully ignorant)

  • Deon Steyn

    Nice planning, show all the kid stuff in the morning and the grown up stuff last.

    • OVG OfflineVideoGamer

      Ohhhhh… to early ;)

      • Deon Steyn

        Hehe sorry, my probation is getting to me.

      • Deon Steyn

        Hehe sorry, my probation is getting to me.

    • Skyblue

      Yeah but u’ll still be tuning in to see what M$ are up to, admit it

      • Deon Steyn

        Hehe I will read about it on LG

      • Deon Steyn

        Hehe I will read about it on LG

      • Deon Steyn

        Hehe I will read about it on LG

  • CODDAMIT

    No COD show? Oh wait that would be redundant…

  • CODDAMIT

    No COD show? Oh wait that would be redundant…

  • Ultimo_Cleric_N7

    MORE IMPORTANTLY…….My 30th is on the 11th of June. So I expect a birthday present.

    • CaptainNemo42

      11 JUNE for the win!

  • http://twitter.com/D4RKL1NG Martin du preez

    Nintendo:

    • http://twitter.com/D4RKL1NG Martin du preez

      Ahh why don’t gif images work?!

      [IMG]http://i41.tinypic.com/esthli.gif[/IMG]

  • Skyblue

    This will be huge this year with the new consoles being shown off. Single player exclusives will be key I reckon as the market is already saturated with online titles..

  • http://twitter.com/D4RKL1NG Martin du preez

    Nintendo:

    [IMG]http://i41.tinypic.com/esthli.gif[/IMG]

  • FoxOneZA – The Chosen One

    ZOMG! The Sony conference is going to be da bestest evar! Ear of teh PlayStation!

  • fred

    One console to rule them all….

  • CaptainNemo42

    I hope for some good news when I wake up on my birthday on 11 June. I hate winter. I hate June. The only good thing about it is my birthday is in it. And my old man’s birthday.

  • HookX87

    Seriously, wake up at 6? Leave is already booked for the 11th.. I’ll be watching all night long..

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