E3 2021: VGG Coverage Index
Updated: Jun 20, 2021
32+ events, six days, hundreds of games, all the hype. E3 week means gaming announcements of all sizes and we're here to help you catch all the news at a glance.
E3 is a hectic time. We're here to make it easier. There's tons of content going up every day this week and we want to make sure you have the chance to catch it all. This article will be updated with our new E3-adjacent features as the week goes on, so bookmark it and keep your eyes peeled for all new posts as they go live!
Expectations for a COVID-era E3
What will a COVID-era E3 look like? Here are our predictions and expectations for the week of digital showcases, plus the plans so far that make us go "WTF?"
Everything showcased at Summer Game Fest Kick Off Live!
Geoff Keighley kicked off pre-E3 events with Summer Game Fest, revealing over 30 announcements, trailers, interviews and news items.
Day of the Devs 2021 blew us out of our seats, all premieres inside!
Double Fine's Day of the Devs digital event was an unexpected dopamine rush from beginning to end — with more than a dozen exciting and diverse indie games, there's something for everyone.
Tribeca Games Showcase keeps indie excellence trending at E3
Read about the eight strong contenders for the inaugural Tribeca Games Award, to be judged on their artistry, storytelling and immersion by entertainment and gaming industry legends.
The Definitive Tier List for Day 1 of E3 Weekend
Official E3 is here! We ranked Day 1 showcases: Guerilla Collective 2, Wholesome Games, Future of Play, Ubisoft Forward, Devolver Digital and Gearbox.
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: A tiny look at a tiny frog in Frogsong
We always root for an underdog. An underfrog, if you will. Here's what to expect from the tiny frog hero Chorus in Frogsong. Demo out now.
E3 2021 Seven standout games from Day 2 of E3 weekend
Another day, another 100+ games showcased. After showcases from Microsoft, Bethesda, Square-Enix, the PC Gaming Show and the Future Gaming Show, here are the seven games that stood out to the VGG staff.
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: TOEM is TOtally EMazing
Help your community, observe natural wonders and get snapping in photography adventure TOEM. Check out our early access mini-review for the demo, which goes live for everyone during the Steam Next Fest June 16 - 22.
E3 2021: Nintendo saves E3 -- but the week of gaming surprises didn't really need it
With the Nintendo Direct and a final round of indie games, E3 drew to a close. Many players were upset with the week's overall experience, but was it really that bad? VGG hopes to help focus in on the good at E3 2021 and highlights the Nintendo announcements that are, actually, a pretty huge deal.
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: UNBEATABLE - Beating the odds... and your insecurities
Meet UNBEATABLE, the "undeniably stylish and invariably punk" two button rhythm game with a surprising amount of story. In UNBETABLE, Beat and her bandmates will not only rock through songs, but spend time writing together in their hometown and hanging out. Check out our thoughts inside and try the demo out for yourself!
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: Meet Octarina, bringer of mayhem
Simple chaos. Sticky tentacles. Deeply satisfying destruction. Get free of the sushi factory in physics-based puzzler Octarina.
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: Wolfstride kicks ass
Wolfstride's giant mecha battles, constant energy and pleasing artistic choices make this turn-based RPG something we can't wait to master.
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: Read between the lines in Letters - A Written Adventure
Read (and walk) between the lines in this word-based puzzle platformer, where the action happens on the page and words have power.
E3 2021 Mini-Preview: In choice-driven Road 96 no two road trips are the same
Road 96 offers an experience that blends handcrafted narratives and complete randomness to find a special sort of harmony.
VGG E3 2021 Video Content
Hang out with us live on Twitch as we react to this week's reveals in real time. We'll be live for most of Sunday's events (June 13), a few select showings on Monday, and Tuesday's lineup.