We are excited to announce that the ESA and E3 are teaming up with producer Geoff Keighley (The Game Awards) to introduce the E3 COLISEUM, a spectacular main stage that brings video game fans closer to their favorite games and creators. The E3 Coliseum takes place at The Novo at L.A. Live, June 12th, 10AM – 7PM, June 13th, 10AM – 7PM, and June 14th, 10AM – 4PM.
Inside E3 COLISEUM, the world’s top video game developers will take E3 attendees behind the scenes of E3’s biggest new announcements, and special guests will celebrate video games’ role in influencing their work and popular culture. Programming will include appearances by visionary game creators as well as celebrated talent from the film, TV, music, and other entertainment industries. Stay tuned for more to be announced in the coming weeks.
At E3 Coliseum you will experience:
Magic and gaming have more in common than you would think! Join magician Penn Jillette (Penn & Teller) and Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford as they discuss the unexpected intersection of illusion, magic, VR, and gaming.
A conversation about telling stories in today’s video games – and where it’s going in the future.
Last year, Hideo Kojima discussed his deep encyclopedic knowledge of film and the deep influence cinema has had on his work. It was a one-on-one conversation led by Kong: Skull Island director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts. This year they return for a follow up that shifts the focus toward the creative process. We will focus with specificity on how Kojima-san has pushed boundaries in staging action, camera movement, creating mood, writing dialogue and directing performance.
Prepare to lose yourself in Transference, a new game that bridges the gap between movies and games. Join Elijah Wood, SpectreVision and Ubisoft Montreal at E3 Coliseum for an in-depth look at this innovative psychological thriller.
20 years ago Tim Schafer’s Grim Fandango released and became an instant classic of the adventure genre. At E3, the cast reunites for a one-night-only live reading of select scenes, live music from composer Peter McConnell, and more surprises!
Treyarch discusses the history of Zombies, its ravenous fan community, and what might be lurking around the corner next.
The critically acclaimed and world-famous TOMB RAIDER® franchise has sold over 63 million copies globally. Join the creative team and cast behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider as they share new details about Lara Croft’s latest adventure.
Oscar-nominated director of Black Swan and the films Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, and mother!, Darren Aronofsky brings his signature creative style to E3 Coliseum for a can’t miss discussion on world building in video games.
Come see legendary animator of Beauty and the Beast, and the Lion King, James Baxter, and Studio MDHR host an interactive workshop on the animation approach of Cuphead.
E3 is the world’s premier event for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the US association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies developing and publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the internet. For more information, please visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.
Yes. E3 is open to gamers on a first-come, first-served basis and passes are limited.
Industry professionals who are able to document their direct and current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry may qualify for a complimentary industry pass.
Please note, there are new show hours for 2018. Click here to view the hours for industry professionals and gamers.
Registration deadlines apply for all attendees.
E3 is scheduled to take place June 12-14, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Click here for show hours.
The Los Angeles Convention Center is located at the intersection of the Santa Monica and Harbor Freeways.
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90015
For directions and additional information visit the Los Angeles Convention Center website.
On-site Registration Hours:
|Sunday, June 10, 2018||1:00PM – 6:00PM|
|Monday, June 11, 2018||8:00AM – 6:00PM|
|Tuesday, June 12, 2018||7:00AM – 7:00PM|
|Wednesday, June 13, 2018||7:00AM – 7:00PM|
|Thursday, June 14, 2018||7:00AM – 6:00PM|
Gamer and Industry registration is located in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Media registration is located on the West side of the Los Angeles Convention Center, Petree Hall.
Exhibitor registration is located on the South side of the Los Angeles Convention Center, Kentia Foyer.
Badge Pick Up Counters are located outside both the South and West side of the Los Angeles Convention Center.