E3 2021 Press Conference Live Updates!

This year, The Nerds of Color has got your back on everything E3! Be sure you’re tuned in on Twitch, YouTube, or wherever else you plan to watch the online press conferences, and keep our tab open to catch live updates.

The final E3 schedule is as follows:

All Times Pacific

Saturday, June 12

10:00 a.m.Broadcast Pre-Show
11:00 a.m.Ubisoft Forward Pre-show
12:00 p.m.Ubisoft Forward
2:00 p.m.Gearbox E3 Showcase

Sunday, June 13

8:45 a.m.Broadcast Pre-Show
9:30 a.m.24 Entertainment’s NARAKA: BLADEPOINT
10:00 a.m.Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase
12:15 p.m.SQUARE ENIX
2:00 p.m.Warner Bros. Games’ Back 4 Blood
2:30 p.m.PC Gaming Show

Monday, June 14

8:00 a.m.Broadcast Pre-Show
9:00 a.m.Verizon
9:45 a.m.Intellivision
10:15 a.m.Take-Two Interactive Panel
11:10 a.m.Mythical Games
12:00 p.m.Indie Showcase
12:30 p.m.Freedom Games
2:30 p.m.Capcom

Tuesday, June 15

8:00 a.m.Broadcast Pre-Show
9:00 a.m.Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct and Nintendo Treehouse: Live
2:25 p.m.BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
3:20 p.m.Yooreka Studio
3:35 p.m.GameSpot Play For All Showcase

(This article will update live when E3 kicks off today at 10AM PT / 1PM EST)

All updates in EST time

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GameSpot shares some of the most diverse and inclusive titles and creators!

GameSpot Presents The Play For All Showcase - GameSpot

Tuesday, June 15 GameSpot Play For All Showcase

Yooreka studio dropped some content and footage for us!

Tuesday, June 15 Yooreka Studio

Bandai Namco drops info on another installment to the Dark Pictures anthology.

Tuesday, June 15 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

Gameplay for the new and upcoming Switch titles in the Treehouse showcase!

Tuesday, June 15 Nintendo Treehouse: Live

Upcoming titles and more revealed and announced!

Nintendo very upfront about the realities of last year.

Nintendo looks to be stealing the show with their showcase and gameplay footage!

Tuesday, June 15 Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct

Capcom hits us up with ALL of their bangers!

Monday, June 14 Capcom Showcase

Freedom Games showing off all the dope titles!

Monday, June 14 Freedom Games Keynote

Extragalactica came with some dope music!

Neko looks so charming!

Tunguska shows us how to survive!

Bark sets its sights on outerspace!

Moolander takes flight!

Toy Soldiers gets the remastered treatment!

Larcenauts dropping in the summer!

Fallen Aces knocks our block off!

We get several dope space explorations games!

Lifeslide shows some beautiful visuals off!

Monday, June 14 Indie Showcase

Mythical talks their…questionable approach to gaming.

Monday, June 14 Mythical Games Keynote

Take-Two’s panel talks diversity and inclusion in the gaming world!

Monday, June 14 Take-Two Interactive Panel

Intellivision kicks things off with their Amico home console and in-depth breakdown!

Sunday, June 13 Intellivision Keynote

Verizon talking 5G gaming, eSports gaming, diversity in gaming and more!

Monday, June 14 Verizon Keynote

Project Warlock II busts some devil skulls!

Citizen Sleeper brings the house down!

Songs of Conquest makes an appearance!

The dark and gritty Death Trash makes an appearance!

The Wandering Village calms us down!

Mecha Jammer breaks down some sleek gameplay.

Icarus shows us what it takes to survive.

Sacrifice shows of some pixelated prowess!

Chernobyl Lite gives us the goosebumps.

Tinykin shows off BIG time!

Arboria gets a moment to shine!

Lumberhill shows off come charming gameplay!

EVE Online gets a dope breakdown!

Pioner gets shown off!!

Chaos Gate shows off a dope cinematic!

Wicked cool Soulstice makes an appearance!

Valve drops by to talk Steam Next Fest!

Jurassic World: Evolution 2 gives us a breakdown!

The horrifying Hello Neighbor 2 gets its shine!

Eerie underwater explorer Silt revealed!

Mech Warrior 5: Mercenaries gameplay and content breakdown!

New Killing Floor 2 content revealed!

Interactive, story-driven RPG Lakeburg Legacies revealed!

Far: Changing Tides revealed!

INTENSE space themed game Ixion revealed!

New medieval themed open-world RPG, Wartales!

Lemnis Gate gets its airtime!

The studio behind Gigabash gives us a breakdown!

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Vampire The Masquerade Swansong gets showcased!

Orcs Must Die 3 gameplay, modes, mechanics and cinematics showcased!

They Always Run gets revealed!

Humankind gets a breakdown!

Dying Light 2 insights, map and narrative explained and release date revealed!

Charming indie game Rawmen revealed.

Chivalry 2 content and gameplay shown!

Frenetic dodgeball indie game Dodgeball Academia revealed.

We’re getting another look at the BR that’s changing the game, Naraka: Bladepoint, plus new weapon introduced!

We’re live!

Sunday, June 13 PC Gaming Show

Back 4 Blood PVP mode in-depth reveal!

Sunday, June 13 Warner Bros. Games’ Back 4 Blood

Stranger of Paradise gameplay and cinematic footage revealed!

Life Is Strange Remastered collection and in-depth look at Life Is Strange: True Colors!

Gameplay for the highly anticipated Babylon’s Fall revealed!

Marvel’s Avengers road map content revealed!

Another look at Legend of Mana!

Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster announced!


HOLY SHITTTTT! They just revealed Guardians of the Galaxy!

So begins the sweet, sweet waiting game.

Sunday, June 13 SQUARE ENIX

Holy SHIT. A new IP exclusively on Xbox was just revealed! Red Fall looks incredible!

Sweeping visual of the games announced during the showcase!

Forza Horizon 5 just announced!!!!

Very visually stunning Flight Simulator footage shown.

Incredibly hilarious and very on-brand The Outer Worlds 2 reveal.

Age of Empire IV announced!!!!!

Top down cyber-punk style shooter The Ascent revealed!

Eiyuden Chronicle reveal!

Among Us coming soon to Xbox!

More content coming for Grounded!

Another curious looking title, Replaced is revealed.

Interesting looking game Atomic Heart revealed.

Dope looking snowboarding game, Shredders revealed.

Charming look at Slime Rancher 2.

Crazy Far Cry 6 gameplay and arsenal shown off!

A Plaque Tale Requiem revealed!

Beefed up Diablo II Resurrected revealed!


Gorgeous looking console exclusive Somerville shown.

Hades is coming to Xbox!!!

Super adorable and goofy Party Animals makes an appearance!

Additional content coming to Elder Scrolls Online!

Additional content coming to Fallout 76.

More Bethesda titles coming to Game Pass!


Interactive thriller 12 Minutes shown!

Pre-alpha footage of Battlefield 2042 is blowing m mind!

Zany Yakuza Like a Dragon trailer revealed!

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Is the Most Successful Entry in the Series Worldwide;  SEGA Wants To "Globally Expand" Atlus' Games

Sea of Thieves content and gameplay footage shown, featuring CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW and characters from Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean!

New title Contraband shown!

Back 4 Blood gameplay and cinematic trailer shown!

Stalker 2 revealed, boasting next-gen visuals and more!

Alpha in-game footage currently being shown for Starfield, having come from being in development for 25 years.

IT’S HAPPENING! Xbox and Bethesda are about to go wild!

Sunday, June 13 Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase

12:43 PM Characters, customization options, weapons and other features are currently being showcased.

12:42 PM Release date and open beta week announced for Naraka.

12:40 PM Intense gameplay footage currently being showcased.

12:37 PM Looks like a new weapon has been revealed for the game!

12:35 PM 24 Entertainment kicks off the showcase with their look at Naraka: Bladepoint!

Sunday, June 13 24 Entertainment’s NARAKA: BLADEPOINT

5:26 PM It looks like Gearbox’s keynote is wrapping up–Randy just popped up and introduced viewers to Kevin Hart and talked more about the film.

5:22 PM Amazing Godfall cinematic trailer shown, as well as gameplay, and official PS4 port announced. Additional DLC, titled Fire & Darkness, announced as well.

5:17 PM Gameplay trailer for Tribes of Midgard followed by gameplay breakdown and mechanics.

5:15 PM Quick look at Homeworld 3, now in production.

5:13 PM Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands goes breifly in-depth.

5:03 PM Randy taking viewers through the set of the Borderlands film currently in production, featuring director Eli Roth and Édgar Ramírez.

5:00PM Charming lil’ segment about all the new things coming from Gearbox.

Saturday, June 12 Gearbox E3 Showcase

4:03 PM Wait a second, we got a last minute surprise reveal! It’s……an Avatar game. Cool…..if you’re a James Cameron fan, I guess.

4:00 PM And that wraps Ubi Forward *surprised Pikachu face*.

3:53 PM Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope trailer reveal.

3:51 PM Post-launch content for the Far Cry series is being revealed: season pass for FC6 announced, including FC3 Blood Dragon.

3:48 PM Giancarlo Esposito’s performance is straight up menacing.

3:46 PM Far Cry 6 cutscene showcases the intense narrative charging the new installment.

3:43 PM Exclusive look at the feature-length film Werewolves Within in theaters this summer and online.

3:42 PM Ubisoft film and television department showcases new show, films, and more.

3:37 PM AC Valhalla showcases updates and content coming to the game.

3:35 PM Just Dance 2022 announced with far more diverse features and artists.

3:32 PM Live look at multiple updates coming to several Ubisoft titles in 2021 (For Honor, Rainbow Six, Trackmania, Watchdogs Legion, Ghost Recon Breakpoint).

3:30 PM New defender revealed for Rainbow Six, Thunderbird.

3:27 PM Riders Republic release date of September 2 2021 announced!

3:23 PM Riders Republic gets some love after last year’s announcement and subsequent delay. 6 v 6 game mode is revealed as well as some dope looking gameplay.

3:20 PM Rocksmith+ introduced as a new subscription service that allows users to learn, play, and explore music learning.

3:16 pm Rocksmith makes an appearance after nearly a decade. The showcase is presenting it as new learning experience for musicians that incorporates a nifty app and an expansive library. More a learning tool than a game this time around it seems.

3:14 PM The current premise seems to be clear room, move to next room, eliminate infected targets and either extract or run the same (or varied) gamut a little more.

3:12 PM The current pace of the gameplay footage doesn’t seem to do the new game mode justice.

3:11 PM Enemy types are introduced and operator tactics are explored.

3:10 PM While awesome to see live, the players controlling the operators are moving like bots. We want to see some practical action!

3:08 PM Cross-play announced for the game mode. Gameplay footage being revealed now!

3:05 PM: Deeper dive into Extraction: 1-3 player experience, cooperative-based, progressions lead to new abilities and access to greater arsenal to fight greater threats. Perma-death feature seems critical to the mode.

3:03 PM Several pretty dope looking infected enemies appear and it seems the mode will have an engaging “extract your messed up teammate” objective, as well as fights with a a boss enemy called “apex.” Granted, everything shown so far is strictly cinematic. Release date: September 16.

3:01 PM Live look at Rainbow Six Extraction: Hibana transitions through several battle scenes, then other operators appear donning new gear for the game mode. THEN A KIDNAPPED/INFECTED HIBANA APPEARS!

3:00 PM The pre-show is over and Ubisoft Forward officially starts now!

2:58 PM Some clips of players making cool, goofy, and strange moments happen in various Ubisoft titles is being shown.

2:55 PM The team behind Watch Dogs Legion gives a look at what content is to come for the title.

2:53 PM Ubisoft is showing off some of the gameplay footage of their nearly 141 million player base.

2:49 PM The stream is now airing footage of the live update for The Crew 2 and the work that went into it, as well as a look into the lore-heavy feature Motorflix.

2:45 PM Ubisoft is showing off some of the indie titles they’ve been supporting the last several years.

2:41 PM Brawlhalla is now showing some footage of their TMNT character gameplay.

2:34 PM Ubisoft is showcasing some of their workers who have taken unconventional paths to get where they are in