Live from Los Angeles. Everything Kiwis need to know about E3 2012.
As is tradition, we're bringing you live updates of all the big conferences out of E3 2012!
Wondering what surprises will be in store from Microsoft this year? This is the place to find out. From the announcement of new games, updates on your favourites, and possibly even new hardware, we're going to bring it straight to you.
Let us know in the comments below of what you think Microsoft will have in store for us this year!
6:01am - And that's Call of Duty Black Ops 2. And that's Microsoft's E3 2012 Press Conference! Stay tuned as we bring you trailers from everything we've seen so far.
5:59am - We're now in a FA-38, a jet above the city providing air support. The job is to protect the ground vehicles from incoming fire. Lots and lots of big explosions and gunfire.
5:58am - A massive building falls towards the team. They're fine, but a little dusty.
5:56am - "In the interest of time..". we skip ahead. We're now in a shopping centre, enemy forces are here.
5:54am - The freeway is destroyed. Huge gaps are missing, and vehicles are piled left, right and center. Sniper action from the top freeway to one underneath. Nice.
5:53am - The player takes control of an anti-aircraft gun and shoots down a whole heap of drones.
5:51am - Drones are taking out the G20 leaders of governments across the world. This trailer takes place in Los Angeles (fitting). It's being absolutely bombarded by the drones.
5:50am - It's all about to wrap up, but here's one more blockbuster: Call of Duty Black Ops 2.
5:48am - Usher leaves. Don Mattrick is back on stage. He's reiterating how great Xbox is and all the things we've seen today.
5:46am - He seems to really be struggling at dancing and singing at the same time. Thank goodness for those background vocals.
5:44am - Dance Central 3 is shown off. Usher starts a performance live at the Xbox Press Conference. He invites everyone to get up and party.
5:42am - They worked with Obsidian Entertainment to bring you the "crappy looking" style of the TV Show. You play as the new kid that's moved into town, and try to work your way into the group of four and "become cool".
5:40am - South Park! "The next South Park Adventure". The trailer features some EPIC music. It's called "The Stick of Truth". South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone take the stage. They mock Xbox SmartGlass.
5:39am - "You won't have to wait long to play it because it's on Xbox Live this Summer". That means our Winter, so must be soon!
5:38am - Alex from the Xbox Live team is here. She's showing off Wreckateer, a new Xbox Live title where you destroy towers by firing boulders at them. It's like Angry Birds but replace the Birds with rocks, and there are no pigs.
5:35am - After heading out and taking down a few zombies, a fiery chase scene is shown. Our protaganists make it to the chopper ready to lift them out of harms danger. It looks pretty damn cool.
5:34am - Leon makes his way outside to see what the city has become. Cars line the streets, and zombies are everywhere.
5:32am - Resident Evil 6 time! We see some in-game footage. Leon is making his was through the building, taking down the undead as he goes.
5:31am - Matter is shown. No real details, just a whole bunch of round ball things.
5:30am - LocoCycle by Twisted Pixel. Not too much information is given, but a Tron-esque style bike is shown.
5:29am - Ascend: New Gods is asynchronous multiplayer via Xbox Live. It's heavy on the combat. Lots of blood and gore. Massive creatures roam the worlds. "Coming 2013".
5:28am - Phil Spencer is back on stage to show three world premieres.
5:27am - The first piece of DLC for Tomb Raider will be exclusive on Xbox 360.
5:25am - Scratch the swimming part. Lara is being washed downstream amid a torrent of water. She's smashing through branches, and finally lands on a glass platform. Before it breaks and she falls hundreds of meters. Don't worry, she's got a parachute, and she makes it somewhat sorely to the ground.
5:23am - The guys from Crystal Dynamics take the stage to show Tomb Raider. Lara is jumping, shooting, stabbing and swimming. It's pretty damn nice looking.
5:22am - Windows 8 tablets and PCs will feature Xbox entertainment and Xbox SmartGlass.
5:20am - "Xbox Web Hub" Marc says to pull up the browser. He visits the Aston martin website. He scrolls, zooms, and navigates the website with a strange cursor looking thing. It doesn't look that innovative, but a welcome addition none-the-less.
5:19am - Internet Explorer is heading to Xbox. A smattering of applause. It's a highly customised version formatted to work with Xbox SmartGlass.
5:18am - "With Kinect and Xbox SmartGlass we can bring you your most wanted experience". He's talking about a web browser.
5:17am - Halo 4 shows further information on the tablet. "You can do that with any device".
5:16am - We see how this could relate to gaming. A demo is shown of Madden, using the tablet to pick the plays. Is this pre-empting the Wii U tomorrow?
5:15am - He watches Game of Thrones on his Xbox 360, his phone and tablet show him more detailed information. It shows him a map of what's happening where in the episode.
5:13am - Marc shows us how he moves a movie between his tablet to Xbox 360, and indeed it's seamless. His tablet now shows releveant information on the table.
5:12am - Marc Whitten, Head of Xbox Live, is on stage. "Your devices aren't so smart because they don't work together". "That's all going to change". Xbox SmartGlass. This is going to be cool.
5:08am - Nike Plus Kinect Training. Immersive. Real-time Feedback. Athleticism. Personal digital training experience. Basically all these words.
5:06am - "The Future of Fitness". Stefan Olander from Nike is on stage.
5:05am - To be released on Xbox 360, Windows PCs, tablets and phones. A short trailer is shown showing off the sharing and social aspects of Xbox Music.
5:04am - And now it's time for 'Xbox Music'. "A world-class library of over 30 million tracks.", "The music service we've always dreamed of building".
5:01am - NBA Gametime League Pass is heading to Xbox 360 as well. NHL Gamecenter is also heading to Xbox! We'll seek out whether or not we get these in New Zealand.
5:00am - They plan to double the entertainment providers on Xbox. Some of them include Nickelodean, Paramount, Machinima.
4:59am - Kinect Voice support is expanding to more countries this year. New Zealand will be one of them.
4:58am - Head of Marketing and Strategy Yusuf Medhi takes the stage. He shows off some of the new ways to browse Xbox content. "Xbox, Bing Comedy" brings back a list of comedy movies instantly.
4:56am - Forza: Horizon is shown. Looking very nice indeed. The georgious visuals of Forza Motorsport with Need for Speed or Burnout style road-races. Out October 23rd, 2012.
4:55am - Before we get to that, we see a trailer for the latest addition to the Gears of War saga, Gears of War: Judgement. As a reminder, we'll have all these trailers on the site for your viewing pleaseure very soon.
4:53am - Head of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer is here. "Only the best games are on Xbox.", "Today, we're providing a new glimpse at a new racer." It combines Forza with the freedom of the open road.
4:52am - A trailer for Fable: The Journey is shown.
4:50am - Hall of Famer Joe Montana is here to demo Madden NFL '13. "Flip run". "Set hike!". He's giving voice commands to the game to call the plays.
4:48am - "Sub striker, sub 3, sub 3". "Formation one". "Through to me". FIFA '13 will also feature Kinect voice support. One of the fun features is that if you're upset with a ref decision and verbally give it to the ref, the game will recognise that.
4:47am - Andrew Wilson from EA Sports takes the stage to demo FIFA 13.
4:47am - It's shipping Spring 2013 - that means Autumn 2013 for us!
4:45am - Sam runs through the Battlefield. Kinect voice support allows you to "call the shots". "Now!"
4:44am - "Hey you!". The guard looks over to where the player is hiding. The game is to feature Kinect voice recognition.
4:42am - Splinter Cell: Blacklist takes place on the Iran/Iraq border, where Sam is looking to capture a terrorist leader.
4:40am - A trailer rolls for Splinter Cell: Blacklist.
4:38am - Don Mattrick is here. He tells us how well the Xbox has been selling. "There has never been a better time to own an Xbox".
4:36am - Chief changes his visor to a heat map display. We see dozens of enemies. Cue the end of the trailer, and "Halo 4". Boom. The crowd goes nuts.
4:34am - The trailer changes to in-game footage. Chief makes his way around, taking down hostiles with his assault rifle. We hear of the enemies - "these thigs are some kind of AI, definitely not Covenant".
4:31am - A live-action trailer is shown for Halo 4. It changes from live action to the videogame cinematics seamlessly. It looks very nice.
4:30am - And here we go!
4:20am - Get ready, ten minutes until Microsoft kicks off E3 2012 with their press conference!