E3 2009 Day 1 Wrap-Up

The first official day of E3 2009 has passed. Sony and Nintendo had their press conferences, and we held day 1 of our stage show. Check out the day's highlights!

The first day of E3 2009 started out with the Nintendo and Sony press conferences where a variety of announcements were made. We also kicked off our live stage show today, with such games as God of War III, The Beatles: Rock Band, and Heavy Rain. Check out these highlights for the biggest news stories, previews, and movies of June 2 at E3, or see all the day's updates here. And if you missed seeing any of the press conferences live, be sure to catch up with our video archives!

Press Conferences

* Nintendo E3 2009 Press Conference
* Sony E3 2009 Press Conference

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Video Wrap Up

E3 2009 Daily Wrap-Up - Day 1

News

* Microsoft details Games on Demand, Avatar Marketplace
* Next Wii Zelda 'targeted' for 2010
* Resident Evil relocates to PSP
* Final Fantasy XIV confirmed for PS3, PC
* Gaming's head cheerleader delivers E3 keynote address
* $249.99 PSP Go, Gran Turismo PSP due Oct. 1
* PS3 motion controller revealed, God of War III due in March
* New Metroid, Mario Galaxy, Wii Vitality Sensor headline Nintendo E3 event
* APB stalls to early 2010 on EA Partners deal

Previews

* James Cameron's Avatar: The Game First Impressions
* Forza Motorsport 3 Hands-On
* Alan Wake Impressions
* Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Updated Impressions - New Single Player Levels
* Gran Turismo for PSP Hands-On
* Army of Two: The 40th Day Impressions
* Tekken 6 Hands-On
* Dragon Age: Origins E3 Updated Hands-On
* Final Fantasy XIII Demo Impressions
* Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Hands-On
* Mass Effect 2 E3 2009 Impressions
* Lost Planet 2 Hands-On
* Wii Sports Resort Hands-On
* Little Big Planet PSP Hands-On
* Modern Warfare 2 Updated Impressions - Complete E3 Demo
* God of War III Impressions * The Beatles: Rock Band Hands-On
* Last Guardian Trailer Impressions
* Final Fantasy XIV Online Trailer Impressions
* Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Impressions
* MAG Sony Press Conference Impressions
* Assassin's Creed 2 First Impressions
* DJ Hero First Look
* Dante's Inferno Updated Hands-On

Stage Show Demos

* The Beatles: Rock Band
* Splinter Cell: Conviction
* Brutal Legend
* Left 4 Dead 2
* Mod Car Racing
* God of War III
* Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
* MAG
* Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time
* Heavy Rain: The Origami Killer
* Forza Motorsport 3
* Guitar Hero 5

Movies

* Wii Sports Resort Press Conference Demo
* Last Guardian Official Movie
* Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 Hype Trailer
* Gran Turismo 5 Official Trailer
* Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - Official E3 Trailer
* Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Outer Heaven Trailer
* Heavy Rain: The Origami Killer - Gloom Trailer
* Metroid: Other M - Samus Aran Blows Stuff Up Official Trailer
* Super Mario Galaxy 2 Announcement Trailer
* Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Story Trailer
* Supreme Commander 2 A Single Bullet Trailer
* The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Big Bug Trailer
* Assassin's Creed 2 Developer Interview
* G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra EA Interview
* Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Deadpool Interview
* Blur First Look Interview
* DJ Hero First Look Interview
* Tony Hawk Ride Skateboard Peripheral Interview

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30 comments
msudude211
msudude211

MAG is looking great - I'll definitely be picking it up for my PS3.

JamBoi92
JamBoi92

E3's been great so far, keep up the great work GameSpot!

pakhair
pakhair

We Had Fun..............

gmax
gmax

Another mighty fine checklist...

SSBFan12
SSBFan12

Gamespot did cover alot on day one and I saw it live.

theIDENTITYof
theIDENTITYof

i love assassin's creed!!! if it doesn't come out november 17th and the date is... postponed, i will be... screaming... and not happily.

OkuLaris
OkuLaris

Sony's was fantastic, thanks for the wrap-up! :)

Twilight_King85
Twilight_King85

wii zelda is all i need but i wouldnt mind a kirby or star fox game they like 4got those poor good franchises(i know i spelled it wrong iam 2 lazy 2 find how 2 spell it :) )

Benjie234
Benjie234

Where the heck is AC:Bloodlines?!

topsemag55
topsemag55

Thanks, Lark, for being on top of the situation. Very helpful article.

Innos007666
Innos007666

Yap it was pretty kewl, Nintedo was somehow boring this year. Too much talking, poorly with video materials.

aaaaaa12
aaaaaa12

Sony press conference was awesome!

Innos007666
Innos007666

Microsoft press conference was awesome!

motang
motang

Been a very good E3 so far! :D

Gamer4Iife
Gamer4Iife

I lost count of how many times I went 'OMFG teh megatonz' yesterday. :o Hopefully, today will be just as epic. :D

Senrir
Senrir

OMG ... these games list this year is awesome! The last Guardian, GoW3, Agent, FF14, uncharted 2 and much more! My jaws literally dropped with the actual in-game footage of the last guardian! How in the world did they do that! I guess its time to buy a PS3! Hope therell be a price drop soon! xD ... and even some motion sensing stuff !!! wohooo !!!

gamenothing
gamenothing

So.....many......suck......ass....games!!!!

NovaScizor75
NovaScizor75

Nintendo's conference went WAY better than I expected. Can't wait for the new Metroid!

jasopan
jasopan

How many days are there?

gamepunk86
gamepunk86

what a day. and this was only the first. come on e3, i'm ready for some more!