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Thursday, May 19, 2011

E3 2011 Activities Guide

I'm starting the E3 guide early and I"ll be sure to update or maybe even give it it's own link section on the side.
E3 will be hitting us June 7-9th with big news. The new Nintendo console and possibly a apology from Sony for having PSN down for so long.

Here some of the activites so far, looks like the press conferences start before E3 does

Microsoft Press Conference: Monday, June 6 @ 9:00 AM
EA Press Conference: Monday, June 6 @ 12:30 PM
Ubisoft Press Conference: Monday, June 6 @ 2:30 PM
Sony Press Conference: Monday, June 6 @ 5:00 PM
Nintendo Press Conference: Tuesday, June 7 @ 9:00 AM
times via game spy

Destructoid WhiskE3 Party

rsvp isn't working right now, maybe e-mail Desructoid to fix

Sunday June 5th

515 West 7th Street, 2nd Floor Downton LA

Nothing from Kotaku, yet, but they always seem to have a bar meet up so stay tuned.

Sonic Boom

You’ll get to play Sonic Generations. We will have X360 and PS3 gaming stations set up around the venue so you can play! You’ll be the first group of fans that get to play the game, and we’re really excited to let you get your hands on it.
Tell us your Sonic memories. We’ll have a special booth set up with a video crew, so you can tell us your best memories of Sonic. You never know where that video will turn up…
Needlemouse: the Musical – LIVE! The US winners of Sonic’s 19th birthday contest will be there to perform their fantastic musical live on stage.

Wednesday, June 8th 2011 from 6:00 pm until 10:00 PM
Where: Club Nokia – 800 West Olympic Blvd #335 Los Angeles CA. It is in the LA Live plaza, by ESPN zone. The escalator to Club Nokia is right next to Rock’n Fish restaurant. Club Nokia is on the 3rd floor.

E3 Hollywood and Games Mixer

Sold out, except for VIP
Come and meet the new generation of leaders in the game and film/television industries! What started as a private networking dinner is now a full-blown mixer, sponsored by Microsoft Game Studios. So cut out of work early, or walk over from E3 to enjoy a few drinks, pick up swag, eat complimentary cake, and network with the best at the Golden Gopher in downtown Los Angeles.

E3 Hollywood & Games Mixer

Thursday, June 09, 2011 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PT)

Golden Gopher (
417 W. 8th St. (between Olive and Hill)
Los Angeles, CA 90014

IndustryGamers at E3

"E3 is nearly here, and as most of you in the industry know, it can be a very exciting time, but also a grueling one. That's why IndustryGamers has partnered with Frogster America and Gameforge to host an exclusive cocktail reception to help you unwind from your busy day. Please join us as we celebrate our continued success as the leading trade publication in the U.S. and discuss the latest E3 news amongst friends while enjoying a cold one.
If you're going to the Wedbush/EEDAR party for some sushi on Tuesday, we'd like to see you come by our event right afterwards. IndustryGamers will be at a venue just a few blocks from the convention center, and we'll be hosting an open bar from 7-9PM on Tuesday, June 7.
If you work in the industry and would like to attend, drop us a line and we'll get back to you with a formal invite, space permitting. "

The 2011 Child's Play Invitational Golf Tournament

Sold Out, but maybe you can just watch. "Child's Play and the Entertainment Software Association are pleased to invite game industry members and fans alike to the first annual Child's Play Invitational Golf Tournament!"

The Brookside Golf Course adjacent to the Rose Bowl, 1133 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena, CA.
Time: 11:45 AM Check-In, 1:00 PM Start
Date: Sunday, June 5th, 2011
Format: Shotgun start with a four-person scramble. Team with the lowest round score wins

Xbox E3 2011 Tweet up

With Major Nelson
"We’ve got food and beverages and some prizes to giveaway. Plus since we’re at Lucky Strike, we’ll have a couple of lanes open for you to enjoy free bowling during the event. Come meet fellow Xbox LIVE members and the members of the team and you could win tickets to the Microsoft Press Briefing the next morning at the Galen Center.
Drop by the Xbox Facebook page and let us know if you can join us."

Sunday, June 5th
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Xbox E3 2011 Tweetup
Where:Lucky Strike
800 West Olympic Blvd (Suite #250)
Los Angeles, CA 90015 USA

The Biggest StreetPass Mii Plaza Event

Come one, come all, but you betterh have a 3DS for quite possibly the larget StreetPass event ever.

"On June 8th, Angry Bananas will be hosting one of the largest Nintendo 3DS Sreet Pass meet ups ever! Attendees will not only more than likely complete every single level in Find Mii and complete every puzzle panel"

Wednesday, June 8 ·  11:00am - 4:00pm

Grand Hope Park
S Hope St & W 9th 
American McGee's AlicE is getting a tribute art show for E3
"Artwork, inspired by the video game series, from G1988 regulars like NC Winters, Chet Zar, Ruel Pascual and Luke Chueh, G1988 newcomers like Alex CF, Cate Rangel and Adam S. Doyle. In addition to that work, we'll have VERY limited edition screenprints inspired by the game from Rhys Cooper, Kevin Tong, Ken Taylor, James Flames, Phantom City Creative and Angryblue. Also, making his G1988 debut, clothing designer Dr. Romanelli will unveil his creation for the game and American McGee, which I can't wait to see. AND if that wasn't enough, we'll have artwork actual Alice game designers, which will include sketches and notes from the game's creation, girls in Alice costumes serving drinks and celebrity DJs."

A special E3 private reception on Wednesday, June 8th and a public reception on June 9th, both from 7-10 PM

Gallery 1988
7020 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Video Games Live

Yes, Tommy Tallirico's dream of video game music in huge auditoriums is real and has lasers. Here video game music done by a orchestra, I only reported on that once so far this year so this is probably your only other chance.

June 8th
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
Los Angeles, CA
08:00 PM

8-bit E3 After Party@ Meltdown

8-bit E3 After Party! With The Glowing Stars, crashfaster, Mr. Spastic, & Wizwars

June 9

Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Admission: $12.00 or $10 at door with E3 badge.

 PS Nation Post-E3
 Scheduled to appear: DAVID JAFFE, the man behind the God of War series
 June 10th 7PM
7522 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046


Digital LA - E3 Digital Drinks & Band Jam @ Conga Room

"Networking and cocktails at our third annual E3 Digital Drinks and Band Jam!
We're headed back to the Conga Room at LA Live with a band performance (TBA), Pop Chips, and special video game themed cocktails!

$10 registration to attend, or free if u flash your E3 pass.

If u have an E3 pass - use the discount code ihazE3badge when u rsvp above AND bring your badge when we check u in at the door to get comped!"

Thursday, June 09, 2011 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (PT)

 Conga Room 800 West Olympic Blvd # 235, Los Angeles

Cheap Ass Gamer E3 2011 - CAG Appreciation Party


Wednesday, June 8 at 9:00pm - June 9 at 2:00am
Broadway Bar
830 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA
" Please join CheapyD, Shipwreck, and your fellow thirsty CAGs at Broadway Bar for free drinks from 9pm-2AM. You must be 21+ to attend.

I reserve the right to end the open bar if it gets out of hand or if I get too sleepy and have to go to bed before 2AM. Chance are, open bar will go to 2AM.

The capacity of this venue is about 350 people, so come early if you want to ensure easy entry. If you are not a CAG, please don't bother coming as you will not get in."

World of Tanks Suite After Hours Party at E3


Tuesday at 11:00pm - June 10 at 5:00am
Westin Hotel, Laguna Suite,404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California Team welcomes you at the World of Tanks Suite Afterparty @E3! The action will take place at Westin Hotel, Laguna Suite.

* Play World of Tanks and win iPad 2
* Go booze with World of Tanks team
* Open bar and snacks
Hear of any more events send a e-mail to [email protected]