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E3 2009 – One week left

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This years E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) will be in Los Angeles June 2-4. That’s only one week away. The last couple of years, the show have been toned down. But this year, it’s back with a big show.

Microsoft start it all with its press conference on Monday June 1st at 10:30AM PST, that’s 19:30 (or 7.30 PM) European time (like Oslo, Berlin, Rome). Check out timeanddate.com for your local time.

Nintendo will have their press conference on Tuesday June 2nd at 9.00 AM PST, that’s 18.00 (6.00 PM) European time. Check timeanddate.com for your local time.

Here are some details taken from GoNintendo.com:

WHAT: Consumers responded to Nintendo this year, as evidenced by continued growth of the Wii™ home video game system, record-breaking sales of the Nintendo DS™ portable franchise and the introduction of the newest hand-held iteration, the Nintendo DSi™ system. Nintendo will provide information about upcoming products at its media briefing, which kicks off the year’s biggest video game event, the E3 Expo.

Who:

  • Mr. Satoru Iwata, Nintendo Co., Ltd., global president
  • Mr. Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president and chief operating officer
  • Ms. Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America executive vice president of Sales & Marketing

Sony will have theirs at 11.00 AM PST, or 20.00 (8.00 PM) European time, check timeanddate.com for your local time.

Everything and more will be streamed live from different sources around the Web. According to xboxprimetime.com the following sites will stream live: Gametrailers.com, Gamespot.com, IGN.com and G4tv.com. You can also go to the same site for full coverage from E3 in LA.

Gametrailer.com’s E3 Coverage Promo

Gamespot.com E3 Preview

Channel 9: The History of Microsoft – 1990 (video)

The History of Microsoft feature on channel9.msdn.com is very cool. It gives you a brife history overview of Microsoft starting with 1975. This episode is for the year 1990, with the description of this show:

For Microsoft, 1990 is about communication as we announce the integration of voice messaging capabilities into Microsoft Mail for AppleTalk Networks. WinMail, a Windows version 3.0-based mail front end is available for internal use and Russian MS-DOS 4.01 is the first Microsoft product localized for the Soviet market.


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