VideoMicrosoft has had a difficult time competing with Sony and Nintendo at E3 2011, as it is the only one of the three major gaming console companies not to reveal new hardware at this year's show.
The Nintendo Wii U is set to the most powerful console around, with one analyst believing that it pack 50 per cent more processing power than the PS3 and Xbox 360.
VideoSony unveiled the PlayStation Vita at E3 2011, the company's latest handheld gaming console, set for release later this year. Just in time for Christmas, as is the tradition.
VideoNintendo caused a stir at E3 2011 by finally unveiling its plans for Wii U, with the new HD home console set to arrive underneath a TV near you later in 2012.
E3 2011Nintendo's announcement of its new console the Nintendo Wii U was the biggest news at this year's E3, with the games company surprising us all with its tablet-like control system and high-end graphics.
E3 2011Information on the new Nintendo Wii U's delivery format is still somewhat sparse on the ground, although a company exec has revealed that the system's proprietary disc format will hold up to 25GB of data, but it will NOT be compatible with Blu-ray.
E3 2011The first impression of the new 6.2-inch touchscreen controller on the new Nintendo Wii U console are that it is huge, yet it seems to be attracting lots of major publishers and developers – many of whom were at Nintendo's E3 press conference today to sing the praises of the new console.
E3 2011Nintendo's controller for the just-announced new Wii U console features a 6.2-inch touchscreen, as has been rumoured for some time.
E3 2011The Nintendo E3 2011 press conference has just kicked off in typical style, with Shigeru Miyamoto confirming early on in proceedings that the new The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will launch worldwide this holiday season.