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This week is E3 2009 - for gamers, the most exciting and crazy time of the year. We're in Los Angeles for the show and will be bravely wading through the thick end of things to bring you that special brand of GamesRadar reportage you won't find anywhere else on the 'net. To accomodate our adventures, we've created this magnificent E3 2009 hub page, where you'll be able to keep track of all our coverage - new games, new screens, new videos, and most importantly, new features.

And the information here will grow as news is announced, so keep checking back to see what's happening. We're hardcore, so will be posting stories around the clock. As if all that isn't enough E3 for your pipes, you can follow our Twitter feed for the very latest from the show floor.


TOP STORIES

GamesRadar's E3 2009 Awards
The best, worst, and weirdest from the only game convention that matters


The missing games of E3 09
We expected them. They snubbed us.
Here's why that might be


Why wait? E3's hottest games reviewed NOW!
Day 4: World exclusive reviews of the biggest games months before they're finished


The sexy sexy booth babes of E3 09
You ask, GR delivers - costumed beauties galore!
Pages of new pics


Game music makes E3 09 better
VIDEO: The big three conferences punctuated with
16-bit satire


What genres are the Big Three backing for the future?
The facts (and graphs!) behind Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo's direction for the next 12 months


E3 09 Trailers: The best, the worst and the bizarre
New game movies that made us happy, made us sad or just made us confused


LittleBigPlanet + Mario Kart = ModNation Racers
The create tools in Sony's new cartoon racer will do for racing games what LBP did for the platformer


GR's Absurd Photo Diary (continuously updated!)
Want to see the madness we're seeing?
Check here often


Left 4 Dead 2
See all the gory details. New Survivors. New safehouse. New weapons


Question of the Week: What was your favorite E3 2009 moment?
Answer our weekly question and check out our favorite user answers from last week!

Top 10 E3 Stories: Thursday Edition
Trust us, you care deeply about this - click now or die wondering


Top Ten E3 Stories: Wednesday Edition
The only news worth reading. The only screens worth seeing


Top Ten E3 Stories: Tuesday Edition
We sort through the slog of announcements and details to deliver the only info you MUST have


Top Ten E3 Stories: Monday Edition
We cut through the bullshit and give you the most important news


TalkRadar E3 09 Special
The Beatles: Rock Band, Assassin's Creed II, God of War III and more highlight our bonus podcast


Super Mario Galaxy 2 sums up all of Nintendo's wrongs 
How the great hardcore hope could be a terrible omen



Rebuttal: Mario Galaxy 2 shows Nintendo is wising up
Editor fight! One GamesRadar staffer takes exception to his cohort's doomsaying


8 great uses for Microsoft's Project Natal system
A Photoshopped vision of the future for the 360's motion-capture controller


How Microsoft's Project Natal upstaged Nintendo
Our extensive time with Microsoft's motion tech left us wondering, "What’s a Wii?"


Why motion control can't work in hardcore gaming
The better the tech, the clearer the real problem



Sam Fisher goes Jack Bauer in new Splinter Cell
Fast, ruthless and deadly. He's not playing around any more


Project Trico vs The Last Guardian - a picture comparison
Comparing the old and the new trailer from Team ICO's latest adventure

Sony relaunches PSP with a superb game line-up
Plus video of the PSP Go in action, direct from the E3 showfloor


5 reasons DJ Hero will take Guitar Hero's crown
We had our doubts but not anymore. Find out why here



Why the hardcore should embrace Tony Hawk: Ride
You might think it's a casual me-too nightmare. But it's not


Why Metal Gear Solid: Rising will make you love Raiden
We fill you in on Raiden’s new ass-kicking adventure



The Top 7... Crushing letdowns in E3 history
Dismal disappointments from gaming's biggest shindig



Interview with a Booth Babe
Or, to be more precise, LOTS of booth babes. With pics!



E3 1995 - 2009 in video
The rise, fall and resurrection of the greatest show on Earth


The Top 7... Games we wanted announced at E3 09
Our ultimate wish list for his year's big show





PRESS CONFERENCES


Microsoft's Press Conference (read our impressions here) 


Nintendo's Press Conference (read our impressions here) 


Sony's Press Conference (read our impressions here) 


TOP GAMES

Agent (PS3)
Game | Features

Alan Wake (360)
Game | Features | Screens | Video 

Alpha Protocol (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

APB (360, PC)
Game | Screens | Video 

Assassin's Creed II (360, PS3, PC, PSP)
Game | Previews | Features | Screens | Video

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video 

Bayonetta (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

The Beatles: Rock Band (360, PS3, Wii)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Brutal Legend (360, PS3)
Game | Screens | Video

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (360, PS3)
Game | Screens

C.O.P. The Recruit (DS)
Game 

Crackdown 2 (360)
Game | Features | Video 

Crysis 2 (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Video

Dante's Inferno (360, PS3, PSP)
Game | Screens | Video 

Dead Rising 2 (360,PS3)
Game | Screens | Video

Dead Space Extraction (Wii)
Game | Screens | Video

DJ Hero (360, PS3)
Game | Features

Dragon Age: Origins (360, PS3, Wii)
Game | Screens | Video

EyePet (PS3)
Game | Screens

FIFA 10 (360, PS3)
Game 

Final Fantasy XIII (360, PS3)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Final Fantasy XIV (PS3)
Game | Features

Flipnote Studio (DS)
Game | Screens

Forza Motorsport 3 (360)
GameScreens | Video

God of War III (PS3)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Golden Sun (DS)
Game | Screens 

Gran Turismo Portable (PSP)
Game | Screens 

Halo: Reach (360)
Game | Video

Halo 3: ODST (360)
Game | Screens | Video

Heavy Rain (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (PSP, PS2)
Game | Screens

James Cameron's Avatar: The Game (360, PS3, Wii, PC, DS, PSP, PS2)
Game | Screens | Video

Just Cause 2 (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

Katamari Forever (PS3)
Game | Screens

The King of Fighters XII (360, PS3)
Game | Screens | Video

The Last Guardian / Project Trico (PS3)
Game | Features | Video

Left 4 Dead 2 (360, PC)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (DS)
Game | Screens | Video

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (360, PS3, Wii)
Game 

LEGO Rock Band (360, PS3, Wii, DS)
Game | Screens | Video

LittleBigPlanet Portable (PSP)
Game | Screens

The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest (Wii, DS, PSP, PS2)
Game | Screens | Video

Madden NFL 10 (360, PS3, Wii, DS, PSP, PS2)
Game | Screens | Video

Mafia II (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

MAG (PS3)
GameScreens | Video

Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (DS)
Game | Screens

Mario vs Donkey Kong: Minis March Again (DS)
Game | Screens 

Mass Effect 2 (360, PC)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Metal Gear Solid: Rising (360, PS3)
Game | Features 

Metroid Other M (Wii)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Modern Warfare 2 (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

ModNation Racers (PS3)
Game | Features | Screens 

Need for Speed: Nitro (Wii, DS)
Game | Screens | Video

Need for Speed: SHIFT (360, PS3, PC, PSP)
Game | Screens | Video

New Super Mario Bros Wii (Wii)
Game | Features | Video

Ninja Gaiden 2 Sigma (PS3)
Game | Screens 

No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle (Wii)
Game | Screens 

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

Order of War (PC)
Game | Previews | Screens

Overlord 2 (PC,360)
Game | Screens

Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens 

PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe (PSP)
Game | Screens

Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box (DS)
Game | Screens 

Project Natal (360)
Features

Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (PS3)
Game | Screens

Red Dead Redemption (360, PS3)
Game | Screens | Video

Red Steel 2 (Wii)
Game | Screens 

Resident Evil Archives (Wii)
Game | Screens | Video

Rogue Warrior (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

The Saboteur (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (360, PC)
Game | Screens 

Shadow Complex (360)
Game | Screens | Video

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii, PSP, PS2)
Game | Screens 

Sin and Punishment 2 (Wii)
Game | Screens

Splinter Cell: Conviction (360, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

Spore Hero (Wii)
Game | Screens | Video 

Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron (DS, PSP)
Game | Screens 

Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC)
Game | Screens | Video

Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)
Game | Features | Screens 

Supreme Commander 2 (360, PC)
Game 

Tales of Monkey Island Episode 1 (Wii, PC)
Game | Screens | Video

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time (360, Wii)
Game | Screens 

Tony Hawk: Ride (360, PS3, Wii)
Game | Features | Screens | Video

Trauma Team (Wii)
Game | Screens 

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)
Game | Features | Screens

Wet (360, PS3, PC)
Game | Screens | Video 

White Knight Chronicles (PS3)
Game | Screens | Video 

Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Game | Screens 

We Recommend

45 comments

  • mrtbonex - June 6, 2009 12:14 a.m.

    Ha Ha 44th what now
  • solsunforge - June 3, 2009 8:55 p.m.

    a better gaming platform?
  • NotBraze - June 3, 2009 6:06 a.m.

    So here's what I've gathered from E3 so far… MICROSOFT: "Hey look at us, we can do all sorts of cool stuff with our Xbox because Apple's not here to beat us to it! Nevermind that Natal may be a predecessor to Skynet, look at how much cooler we are than everyone else." NINTENDO: Hey all, so we're going to spend an hour and a half talking about crap games that everyone will buy because most people don't know any better and how you have to buy twenty different peripherals to play our console the way we said you could in the first place. But wait! before you leave angry and more than a little depressed have some Mario, Metroid, and Golden sun candy to cover up the bad taste. SONY: We're the Microsoft of the video game world. We'll spend all day telling you how we're better with our stats and figures than we'll show you some stuff that we ripped off from Microsoft and didn't do as well. But of course we're Sony so we'll sell our second-hand ideas for twice the price, and you'll all buy it because, once again, we're Sony.
  • MoonPig - June 2, 2009 4:51 p.m.

    @solsunforge dont u mean RAIDEN reCAPTCHA: stockings winsor, wtf? i have no idea
  • CoD_22 - June 2, 2009 3:56 p.m.

    wheres all the info on what sony did? in the uk i think it was gunna be 11am so now it being 5pm wheres all the news?
  • MGS4SolidSnake - June 2, 2009 3:14 p.m.

    GoldenMe - 16 hours 18 minutes ago MGS4SolidSnake- Your attitude screams "FANBOY" in my face ohhh no im a fanboy yea i am but just of one series and i do have an xbox and would rather play it on my ps3..
  • MechGyver - June 2, 2009 10:53 a.m.

    Metal Gear solid rising for xbox360, ps3 and !pc?, guess its was worth bitching about microsoft on its lack of suporte to the pc, on the forum, maybe some one has paid some atencion to the gamers pleas.
  • pikachu2000 - June 2, 2009 8:37 a.m.

    Unless the games came from Sony or Microsoft, every 3rd party game is in danger of going miltiplantform. Greedy people want as much money as possible and said "To hell with tradition!" Sadly, this is something that we all have to get used to.
  • 100tommo100 - June 2, 2009 6:42 a.m.

    lol what is E3i
  • LadyLibertine - June 2, 2009 6:33 a.m.

    Yay for being able to play MGS on the 360 now. And I'm kinda interested in the last.fm integration...
  • mikejr13 - June 2, 2009 1:36 a.m.

    can't wait to hear you're guys' opinions on ubisoft's epic fail.
  • NipplesTheSuperHippo - June 2, 2009 12:18 a.m.

    So as someone who is trying to get into the gameing industry, either as a journalist or analyst, I am looking at ValvE's L4D 2 move. I can see how it makes smart business sense, being that L4D was and is still one of the most popular games I have seen in two or three years. But then again, L4D is was a still is one of the most popular games I have seen in two or three years. I still sink almost 40 hours into L4D each week and don't feel at all that I need a new game. A good set of DLC every now and then would be nice, but from what I saw in the trailer, L4D 2 doesn't look that much better than L4D. If Valve could have taken maybe another three to four months to give it some hyper-realistic graphics Modernwarfare 2 sytle, then maybe I might be more inclined to buy this. I commend Valve for taking a risk, but it really seems like the EA bully came in and said "We want another new game released less than a year after the fist or I am going to take your lunch money." It saddens me because PC gaming is Valve, Blizzard, and IMO Bioware. I just believe Valve made the wrong move here.
  • GoldenMe - June 1, 2009 10:53 p.m.

    MGS4SolidSnake- Your attitude screams "FANBOY" in my face.
  • Mattgue - June 1, 2009 10:09 p.m.

    I hope there will be lots good games!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Corsair89 - June 1, 2009 9:57 p.m.

    I am seroiusly skeptical about Project Naval. Modern Warfare 2 looks amazing. E3 isn't terrible, but Nintendo starts tomorrow...
  • GrantG - June 1, 2009 9:45 p.m.

    Can't wait to see what's coming!
  • MGS4SolidSnake - June 1, 2009 8:50 p.m.

    i give up hope kojima sold out i dont fucking care about god of war..id rather play mgs on my ps3 that works fine and looks good then on my xbox which will probably break after 2 mins
  • Tasty_Pasta - June 1, 2009 8:09 p.m.

    I really liked watching a live stream of the conference, and seeing your guy's responses. I wish we could chat in there too with you guys a little, because the comments section of the page gets too cumbersome. Something to think about for the future...
  • animeman - June 1, 2009 7:43 p.m.

    I cant wait for all of the great PS3 games to be anounced!
  • smallberry - June 1, 2009 7:40 p.m.

    Damn its 1:30 am Indian time. Don't think I can do this everyday. I'll probably catch up once its all over.

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