GameSpot AU was at the sunny Gold Coast last weekend to check out all the game action from the inaugural EB Expo. It's the next best thing to being there!
Retailer EB Games has entered the events scene big time, with the EB Expo 2011 happening last weekend at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. The public expo showcased some of the hottest games about to be released Down Under in 2011, as well as celebrated gaming culture in general with cosplay comps, special events, and even the finals of the Aussie leg of the World Cyber Games. GameSpot AU was at the show--check out all our coverage below!
Booth tours, interviews, and more
EB Games Expo 2011: GameSpot AU Unmentionable Awards
Anybody can tell you what the biggest games of the EB Games Expo 2011 were, so we're giving out a different set of awards…
EB Games Expo 2011: The People of EB Games Expo
We speak to a few of the many people at EB Games Expo 2011 to find out about their experiences and contributions, including people first in line to play the biggest games, a couple of the best cosplayers, WCG & TLS' pro gaming tournament director and EB Games' Social team.
EB Games Expo 2011: World Cyber Games FIFA 11 Finals
The EB Games Expo 2011 held host to the finals of the World Cyber Games Australian FIFA 11 finals. James Kozanecki speaks to the winner, Kieran "Muzza" Murray of Frenetic Array after his victory.
EB Games Expo 2011: Battlefield 3 Interview with Lars Gustavsson
We catch Battlefield 3's lead multiplayer designer Lars Gustavsson at the EB Games Expo 2011 to speak about creating a game for the players, creating a social hub around the game, how useful the multiplayer beta was to them and what he's looking forward to playing after Battlefield 3 launches!
EB Games Expo 2011: Interview with EA's Peter Moore
Dan Chiappini sits down with EA COO Peter Moore at the EB Games Expo 2011 to discuss Origin's roots and EA's intentions with the service, his thoughts on the digital market, how he searches for gamer opinions and his keynote regarding how popular demand will shape the industry.
EB Games Expo 2011: Battlefield 3 Stage Presentation with Lars Gustavsson and Daniel Matrous
DICE's creative director Lars Gustavsson and Global Battlefield Community Manager Daniel Matrous held an impressive stage presentation at the EB Games Expo 2011 detailing the work they put into the Frostbyte 2 engine, explaining what they learned from the multiplayer beta and thanking the Australian audience for their love and loyalty.
EB Games Expo 2011: EA Keynote with Peter Moore
In his keynote at the EB Games Expo 2011, EA COO Peter Moore addressed the crowd and told them that gaming's future would be shaped by their hands, by popular demand. Watch his full presentation here.
PlayStation Vita Interview with Jon McLaughlin
Dan Chiappini has a quick chat with producer at Xdev Studio Europe about the Vita's potentials for augmented reality and social sharing!
PlayStation Vita AR Technology and Reality Fighters Demos
Producer Jon McLaughlin shows the EB Games Expo crowd some seriously impressive AR technology on the PlayStation Vita, incliding Wide Area Augmented Reality and Makerless AR! Plus, he walks us through all the things you can do in Reality Fighters!
LittleBigPlanet VITA Stage Demo
Producer Jon McLaughlin takes the EB Games Expo crowd through some of the awesome new features we can expect from LittleBigPlanet on the PlayStation VITA.
EBX EA booth tour: Battlefield 3, Mass Effect 3
Before the public is even let loose on the show floor, James Kozanecki takes you on a quick tour of the EA booth at the EB Games Expo 2011, pointing out all the big titles the Australian public can look forward to seeing!
EBX Sony booth tour: Uncharted 3
The day before the show is open to the public, Dan Chiappini takes you through Sony's large booth at the EB Games Expo 2011, points out what they're showing, and gets a quick gameplay demo of Uncharted 3!
Just thinking out loud... But if the PS Vita has Android... Does that mean Apple and Nintendo might do something? I mean imagine the touch screen on a DS that Apple had a hand in.
Falcon084 u wonder y. der were not that big and not much news has come out of this. atleast its even on here. this should of been on 1 mth ago
So wish i was there. And would have gone, but boss changed those plans last week and now I've got work shifts all weekend. =(
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69Ou6BLGqh8 amazing vid!!!