Is This The Year Gamescom Overtakes E3 As Gaming's Mecca?

"Before you leave, I'd like you step inside one more world for Nintendo Gamecube…"

That was how Reggie Fils-Aime introduced the debut of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, in what would come to be known as the greatest moment in E3 history. The reasons were plentiful: the wonderful trailer, the rousing music, Shigeru Miyamoto's appearance afterwards, but mostly it was the audience's joyous cheers as Link first appeared riding Epona into battle.

Years later and gamers crave similar moments of awe, but with the public long since removed from the Los Angeles trade show the jubilant ovations of old have been replaced by the awkward clapping of a smattering of journalists and forced whooping of those who work for the people on stage.

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Geobros1432d ago

I liked E3 and Gamescom the same this year.