One thing Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have in common is that they all think this year's E3 is going to be a big one. Huge, really. Microsoft in particular believes that their presence at the expo will "completely transform" peoples' perceptions of home entertainment. Here are the big three's statements in all their glory, taken from an ESA press release.
From Microsoft's Don Mattrick:
Microsoft is gearing up for a big presence at E3 which will completely transform how people think about home entertainment. We're excited about the momentum that is building in the industry in anticipation of our June 1st media briefing, which will kick off E3 in blockbuster style.
From Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime:
Nintendo has been a long time attendee of E3 and it has our full support. E3 brings a wide variety of key audiences into contact with products from many companies, including Nintendo. It's the place where creativity is on display, and as a 'sneak peak' for our entire industry it helps generate excitement for gamers around the world.
From Sony's Jack Tretton:
Sony Computer Entertainment America is looking forward to another great showing at this year's E3 Expo. The audience of North American-based and foreign media and key industry partners makes E3 Expo an ideal place for us to unveil the latest PlayStation news and products at our press event on June 2.
E3 2009 will take place from June 2 to 4 at the LA Convention Center.
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