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E3 Staying in Los Angeles Through 2015

The Electronic Entertainment Expo will remain in Los Angeles through 2015, the Entertainment Software Associated announced on Monday.

“We are proud to partner with Los Angeles for another three years,” said ESA CEO Michael D. Gallagher in a statement. The City serves as a strong backdrop for the video game industry’s biggest announcements and we look forward to remaining in LA. Video games are a dominant force in the global entertainment marketplace and there is no better place to display that than Los Angeles. We look forward to continuing our relationship with the City and AEG.”

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Video: LA Kings Fans Invade E3

What happens when (drunk?) Los Angeles Kings fans invade L.A. Live during the E3 convention?

To our folks here from out of town for E3, you might not want to park that rental car on the street Wednesday night. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

E3 Could Leave Los Angeles in 2013

The Electronic Entertainment Expo could relocate next year if the city of Los Angeles is unable to resolve issues surrounding the proposed rebuilt convention center, according to the Los Angeles Times:

The Entertainment Software Assn. last year put the city on notice when it balked at renewing its contract to stage E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center beyond 2012, citing uncertainties around the proposed remodel of the convention center to make way for Farmers Field. At the time, association officials expressed optimism that an agreement could be worked out because of the group’s “strong, mutually productive relationship with Los Angeles.”

Now, however, the tone appears less congenial. Read more

E3 Doubles Prices For 2012 Expo

If you’re not in the industry and want to get your hands on the hottest new video games of 2012, it’s going to cost you.

Registration opened Monday for the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center and a three-day pass will cost you $795 if you register before April 23 and $995 afterward.

That’s nearly twice as much compared to 2011 when registration was $400 prior to the April deadline and $500 afterward.

That price hike should keep the “outsiders” to a minimum. I don’t care how amazing Grand Theft Auto V looks, it’s not worth nearly $1,000 to play it early.