The video game industry's biggest trade show is just around the corner. E3 2015 kicks off on Tuesday 16 June at the Los Angeles Convention Centre in California, but not before nine (NINE!) pre-show press conferences from the major publishers and manufacturers.

Our E3 predictions for Nintendo and Wii U

Our E3 predictions for Sony and PS4

Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo will hold the biggest press events and all three will be under great scrutiny. In our first preview video, IBTimes UK's video game correspondent Ben Skipper talks us through what to expect from Microsoft.

With Xbox One sales lagging behind the PS4, Microsoft will know it needs to make some major announcements to keep fans happy.

Microsoft's press conference takes place at 5.30pm BST on Monday 15 June.

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