The New Zealand Herald is running a story on the changing nature of E3, and part of their article returns to some age old console rumors including Microsoft is to show off a portable Xbox and the Wii will receive an Official hard drive solution.
- A handheld xBox will be displayed, along the lines of Microsoft's iPod rival, the Zune.
- PS3 debuts its Second Life-type online gaming platform called Home and announces a public beta is being launched
- PSP gets a redesign
- The Wii gets a proper hard drive storage solution
PS3 and Xbox Live will let gamers see what they've announced by posting stuff including game trailers to their online networks for console fans to peruse.