E3 09: It's closed! But also slightly not

It’s the first day of E3. It’s open for business. But also actually not. Press types can register. Giant shaven headed men pull heavy cartons about the place. Doormen pace about guarding nothing from nobody. No music. No lightshows. No games. Yeah actually it’s closed. But ever vigilant to the possibility of something within the absence of anything, Team GR presents this visual tapestry of an E3 asleep. Or perhaps hungover. 

GamesRadar owns E3. Through the medium of big printed words, a few pictures and storm-proof tarpaulin.

Note the stepladders. Who’s going to go up them? What will they do when they reach the top? Who knows? We can only dream.

Some ladies walked past. We were too slow to snap them from the front.

Stepladder fans will appreciate this different angle.

Banners celebrating the impending release of Modern Warfare 2. There is a further banner with a 2 on it. If nothing more compelling happens here soon we may walk all the way back and photograph it. So, you know, stay tuned for that.


  • Unoriginal - June 2, 2009 6:32 a.m.

    Is there still a chance to see that 2 banner?
  • NipplesTheSuperHippo - June 2, 2009 4:11 a.m.

    lol, this is a pretty epic article
  • smallberry - June 2, 2009 3:42 a.m.

    I want a feature on E3 step ladders!
  • Hobojedi - June 2, 2009 3:28 a.m.

    Even the stepladders are better there.
  • Major_Wuss - June 2, 2009 2:16 a.m.

    I wish i could go -__-
  • JohnnyMaverik - June 2, 2009 1:50 a.m.

    "Where are all the TITS and FART JOKES. I thought this gamesradar site was supposed to be cool..." O.o
  • HotRod - June 2, 2009 1:30 a.m.

    You won't get explosive features like this at 1up!! ...were I as bored as you all seem, I'd be doing the same thing, kinda feels like actually being there, man.........all that.....nuance.
  • Gatastrophe - June 2, 2009 12:43 a.m.

    Where are all the TITS and FART JOKES. I thought this gamesradar site was supposed to be cool...
  • kubes - June 2, 2009 12:03 a.m.

    wow there is already so much stuff to look at im reading everything from twitter and every article
  • b8z - June 1, 2009 11:42 p.m.

    Some great pictures of stepladders there
  • ricono - June 1, 2009 11:14 p.m.

    i want to see games wait what oh yeah i forgot you guys do that (jk)
  • DrRock - June 2, 2009 12:33 a.m.

    Just imagine, in one day that place will be filled with sweaty game journalists and slutty booth babes both with daddy issues.
  • Defguru7777 - June 2, 2009 12:32 a.m.

    Some damn fine stepladders.
  • Samael - June 1, 2009 10:58 p.m.

    Yes! I want another E3 toilets feature!
  • KillDrone - June 1, 2009 10:50 p.m.

    Don't forget to get some more toilet shots!
  • Life - June 1, 2009 10:44 p.m.

    Looks very nice. One of these days I'll be there. Oh, first. Sorry.

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