Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,418 Reviews & Articles | 42,796 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: NVIDIA acquires Valve, announces Half-Life 3 release for 2016

eGames Expo with Ben - 1st report

Ben checks in with a brief first day report from eGames Expo in Melbourne.

By: | Trade Shows | Posted: Nov 14, 2008 5:00 am

12:17 Ben here reporting live from the eGames Expo in Melbourne, Victoria. We've just been ushered into the media room. The wi-fi connection is not


up, so I've resorted to using the costly mobile connection. Many booths are still being setup, but the Nintendo booth looks very nice...and very white.


12:47 The media briefing starts... yes we will behave ourselves (until the alcohol is released). The eGames organizers welcome us to the show.


12:55 Intel take the stage to launch details on the i7 architecture, followed by a demonstration of Far Cry 2. It looked good despite the frame


skipping (which I don't believe was intentional), but far from spectacular.


1:00 The expo is officially opened. The floor quickly fills up with the folks.


2:20 Well I've had a walk around and I've seen/ played most things there are too be had. Highlights so far: Sony's LittleBigPlanet booth, Resident


Evil 5 over at the PlayStation booth, EA's Left 4 Dead booth and the Gears of War bunker (it's quite warm and cosy in there though)


3:00 Well I've scoured the expo and seen pretty much all there is to be seen. The vast majority of games are ones we have seen before, but there are a


few new ones, including Loco Roco, Resistance: Retribution, Need For Speed: Undercover and Left 4 Dead. I will talk a bit about those tomorrow.


3:30 Had a quick chat to Peter Blasina as he was trying to fool a Tivo into working. Priceless.


4:30 Time to leave. I've had a chance to discuss a few things, but I will leave the nitty gritty until tomorrow. Take this a 'taster' of the first day


of the eGames Expo.


Right of Reply

We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Further Reading: Read and find more Trade Shows content at our Trade Shows reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Or Scroll Up Or Down