E3 2012: EA to Unveil Highly-Anticipated Titles at LACC 5-7 June [TIME-TABLE]
E3 2012: EA to Unveil Highly-Anticipated Titles at LACC 5-7 June [TIME-TABLE]

Electronic Arts (EA) has just revealed the list of most anticipated game titles to be unveiled during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Los Angeles Convention Centre (LACC) from 5 June to 7 June. The lineup features some of industry's best franchises spread across all three gaming platforms - Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PC.

According to EA's press release, The Download: EA 2012 Preview will feature leading EA game titles Battlefield 3, Medal of Honor, Crysis 3, Madden NFL 13, FIFA 13, Star Wars: The Old Republic, SimCity and eagerly awatied first looks for Dead Space 3 and Need For Speed: Most Wanted, from Criterion Games. The event is expected to showcase one-of-its-kind gameplay trailers and videos for the biggest game titles to be unveiled by EA this year, including those titles yet to be announced such as a new social game title ear-marked for Facebook.

The E3 press briefing will be telecast live exclusively on SPIKE TV on Monday, 4 June at 4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT, while live-video-streaming will be available at www.ea.com/e3.

The Complete Event Schedule: When, Where and How to Watch Live

Check out the complete event schedule and live coverage listings below:

Monday 4th June

EA Press Conference

When: 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern / 9pm UK / 10pm Central European / Tuesday 5th June, 6am Eastern Standard Australian Time

Where to Watch: EA.com, MTV 2 and Spike TV

Ubisoft Press Conference

When: 3pm Pacific / 6pm Eastern / 11pm UK / Tuesday 5th June, 12am Central European / 8am Australian Eastern Standard Time

Where to Watch: Here at Nintendo Life

Ubisoft has confirmed it will reveal Wii U games during its conference, so this is one you won't want to miss. Expect all big announcements and media content from Ubisoft at the venue.

Tuesday, 5th June

Nintendo Press Conference

When: 9am Pacific / 12 midday Eastern / 5pm UK / 6pm Central European Time / Wednesday 6th June, 2am Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Where to Watch: Here at Nintendo Life, http://e3.nintendo.com, Facebook, on MTV2 and Spike TV.

Developer Discussion with Wii U Hardware Producer Katsuya Eguchi

When: 11:30 pm Pacific / Wednesday 6th June 2:30am Eastern / 7:30am UK / 8:30am Central European / 4:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time

Where to Watch: http://e3.nintendo.com

Wednesday 6th June

Nintendo Software Showcase

When: 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern / Thursday 7th June, 2am UK / 3am Central European / 11am Australian Eastern Standard Time

Where to Watch: http://e3.nintendo.com

Once the game titles are revealed at the press briefing, E3 attendees will demo the upcoming titles at booth #1601 at the LACC. Breaking news update and exclusive interviews with EA executives and producers will be available at www.ea.com/e3 during the big event. Product and game title information will be accessible at info.ea.com on 4 June.

Expect EA to be hosting media demos throughout E3 for key mobile, social and Chillingo titles at the JW Marriott located at 900 West Olympic Blvd. in Salon J. Besides, select mobile titles such as Plants vs. ZombiesTM from PopCap will be demoed to fans in the queue at the EA booth.

EA's Highly-Anticipated Titles to be Unveiled at EA Booth in LACC

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters and Battlefield 3: Armored Kill

Lauded by game critics worldwide for its outstanding single player campaign and addictive multiplayer, Battlefield 3 extends the experience with the debut of the next two themed digital expansion packs: Battlefield 3: Close Quarters and Battlefield 3: Armored Kill.

  • Platforms: Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 and PC
  • Street Dates:Close QuartersinJune 2012;Armored KillinSeptember 2012
  • ESRB Rating: "M" for Mature

Crysis 3

The premier sandbox shooter of 2013, Crysis 3 advances the state of the art with unparalleled visuals and incomparable gameplay. Hunt as Prophet in a New York City that has become a veritable urban rainforest, with seven distinct natural environments known as the Liberty Dome's Seven Wonders. Alien or human, everyone is a target in Prophet's quest for retribution. Assess, Adapt, Attack and take Revenge!

  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC
  • Street Date: To be announced
  • ESRB Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending


FIFA 13 captures all the drama and unpredictability of real-world football. The game creates a true battle for possession across the entire pitch, delivers freedom and creativity in attack, and connects fans to the heartbeat of the sport - and to each other - through EA SPORTS Football Club.

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation®Vita, WiiTM, PC, PlayStation®2, Nintendo 3DSTM, PSP (PlayStation®Portable) system, iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Android
  • Street Date: Fall 2012
  • ESRB Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending

Madden NFL 13

Madden NFL 13 is all-new from boot up to credits. Every mode, every screen, every pixel has been reinvented delivering the most innovative, connected, and authentic Madden NFL experience in franchise history.

  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii
  • Street Date:August 2012
  • ESRB Rating: "E" for Everyone

Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Medal of Honor: Warfighter puts players in the boots of today's most elite U.S. warriors to experience missions that have a dotted line to real world terrorist incursions. This is Tier 1 on a global scale, featuring real world hotspots in the single-player campaign and introducing international Tier 1 Operators in multiplayer.

  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC
  • Street Date:October 23, 2012inNorth America;October 26, 2012inEurope
  • ESRB Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending


The NBA LIVE franchise makes its return with key innovations to core gameplay, presentation and online experiences that connect you to your friends and to the real-world of basketball all season long.

  • Platforms: Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
  • Street Date:October 2012
  • ESRB Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending

NCAA Football 13

For the first time in franchise history, NCAA Football 13 allows players to utilize a former Heisman® Trophy winner's skill set in a quest to match the performances of some of the greatest of all time. Plus, game days come to life with the ESPN Bottom Line ticker and Studio Updates featuring new analyst Rece Davis.

  • Platforms: Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
  • Street Date:July 10, 2012
  • ESRB Rating: "E" for Everyone

NHL 13

NHL 13 represents the biggest year-on-year innovation leap for the EA SPORTS NHL franchise in this console generation as it delivers major gameplay innovations that capture the speed, creativity and strategy of the world's fastest team sport, and provides hockey fans with new experiences and services that connect them to their friends and the real-world of the NHL.

  • Platforms: Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
  • Street Date:September 11, 2012
  • ESRB Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending


Powered by the GlassBox simulation engine, SimCity is taking back its crown as the king of city-building games. Players will have the power to build the city of their dreams, connect with their friends and face real-world challenges together as SimCity comes to retail and Origin in February 2013.

  • Platform: PC
  • Ship Date:February 2013
  • ESRB Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending

Star Wars: The Old Republic

The critically-acclaimed, story-driven MMO from BioWare and LucasArts will continue to expand in 2012, with new game content and refined gameplay features the community has been asking for - more PvP, more high-level group content, new social features and new storylines for players to explore.

  • Platform: PC
  • Ship Date: Available Now
  • ESRB Rating: "T" for Teen

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