Poll: Who ‘won’ the battle of the E3 conferences this year?

Wednesday, 12th June 2013 11:26 GMT By Dave Cook

Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo hosted their pre-E3 conferences and livestreams in that order, but the question is, which of them ‘won’ the show for you? Tell us what you think below.

We’re currently collecting votes over on our Facebook poll to see who you thought won the battle of the E3 conferences this year.

Overall, we want to know what you’ve thought of E3 2013 this year, and we’ll present our poll findings after the show is done and dusted, so if you want to get involved visit the poll above and click your choice. It’s that simple.

We’re also collecting votes to two other questions below. If you want involved, simply hit the links:

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  1. Hcw87

    Ubisoft by far. E3 is about the games, and nothing beats The Division.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. OmegaSlayer

    Sony, unfortunately with little to no effort :(

    #2 1 year ago
  3. wamp

    Game wise overall Microsoft. Also Ubisoft made strong impression with the Division.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Erthazus

    Nothing beats the Division?

    Are you high? It’s a simple third person shooter with really, really great graphics. but i doubt we will see the final version look like that.

    Watch dogs proves that and it’s Ubisoft.

    #4 1 year ago

    The division looks amazing. If the final product is anything like what they showed. I’m stoked!

    #5 1 year ago
  6. manamana

    Sony with their Indies on stage!

    Edit: and for the goosebumps, at the end, when everyone went bonkers …

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Hcw87

    I’m just basing it on the footage i saw. If the final games ends up looking like that, it’ll be the best game of the conference, by far. Nothing else comes close, graphically or gameplay wise.

    Openworld with RPG elements/survivalistic elements is just too good to pass up.

    Also @4
    Nobody cares, go back to your fanboy cave.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Fin

    In terms of exciting new games, probably Ubisoft.
    Overall, Sony.


    Wonder if the website knows they spelt Sherlock wrong.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Mike W


    #9 1 year ago
  10. Mus42

    I’m disappointed that there has been no Fallout announcement :(

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Bomba Luigi

    Sony. And all they had to do was basicly saying: “Hey were doning it like we did before on PS3, nothing new in next Gen here. Oh wait, we now Charge for Online Pay!”

    And they won with that Part of the Show. Hows that Possible? How did you pull this trick off Microsoft, pure Genius. Maybe you should have done that for you and not for your Competition.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. viralshag

    MS in terms of showing off games and the console. Best game was probably The Division for me, Titanfall shortly after. Best surprise was probably The Division again, followed by Spark.

    I thought EA had bit of a stinker but their highlights were NFS and SW:BF. Ubisoft had highs in places such as The Division and The Crew.

    Sony undoubtedly had the best smack talk and reveal in terms of price but generally found their conference a bit long and slow.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Malmer

    Gamewise: MS
    Impact/PR: Sony

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Sini

    whats with this constant facebook whoring lately

    #14 1 year ago
  15. MadFlavour

    In the main battle between MS and Sony, Sony won, simply by treating their customers with a modicum of respect and not just as walking talking wallets.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Samoan Spider

    @15 What tickles me more is the number of people that hate the idea of Kinect spying on them, but sign into Facebook and partake in these polls :)

    On topic, MS won for games, Sony won for bucking the apparent trend and on price.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. machy

    really .. Sony owned this year after weeks all this trailer and demoes will become like every other year, but what Sony did will be remembered for a long and long time

    1st frist time I see Sony does fuck up at e3 like they did back at 2006

    #17 1 year ago
  18. smartalves

    Sony win this… by far.
    Games: Watch Dogs is amazing.
    I can´t wait to play: Watch Dogs and Splinter Cell.
    My bads: no PC version for Destiny and Division (damn you console boys)!

    #18 1 year ago
  19. CyberMarco


    By letting Microsoft shooting their foot. Quick call an ambulance…

    WiiU WiiU WiiU WiiU WiiU WiiU WiiU WiiU WiiU! :P

    #19 1 year ago
  20. TheBlackHole

    For games? Microsoft and Ubisoft.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. naffgeek

    For Guns, Post Apocalyptic Dystopian futures (i.e. brown), cars, guns and more guns….Microsoft

    For A decent consumer deal…..Sony

    For making me warm and fuzzy inside….Nintendo (games with sunshine in them!!!)

    #21 1 year ago
  22. NinjaHart

    Sony will probably win the next-gen consol war, but Ubisoft owned E3 this year by far.

    The Crew.
    The Division.
    Assassin’s Creed IV.
    Watch Dogs.

    I’m going to hneed all those games. =)

    #22 1 year ago
  23. naffgeek

    @23 Totally agree, no matter what some PC plonker says on here I thought ‘The Division’ looked amazing especially.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. NinjaHart

    @24: Yeah, The Division looks AMAZING, but I was very suprised about The Crew as well.

    It gave me the feeling that I can create my own scenario in that game, which possibly could fit right into the next Fast and the Furious movie.
    Ubisoft got me interested in every game they had.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. backup

    Sony = fact

    #25 1 year ago
  26. OwnedWhenStoned

    The Division does look great, but I think I’d prefer to play it with a mouse and keyboard. Will probably get it anyway and just fail badly.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. anik_lc


    Mirror’s Edge 2 and Battlefield 4

    #27 1 year ago
  28. pukem0n


    Star Wars Battlefront!!!!

    well from a games standpoint MS, EA and Ubisoft had great press conferences.

    didnt see Sonys, but they propably will be declared as the winner because everyone is against the Xbox, thats just the cool thing to do right now

    #28 1 year ago
  29. manamana

    If a game/teaser/trailer won the E3, it has to be Battlefront. Just because.

    #29 1 year ago
  30. harr0w

    Erm Sony won the 100m pricing event and were later disqualified from the DRM 400m hurdles due running in the same track as a fellow competitor, both later failed doping tests.

    Gaming because that’s all that matters: EA, ubisoft and MS had by a considerable margin the best games on show. (More so EA for giving me battlefront)
    Nintendo got the woodern spoon for show up with mario-kart.

    DayZ standalone is there so big smile here.

    #30 1 year ago
  31. Cort

    MS edged it on games, though by many industry accounts because of its huge chequebook as it paid some devs not to show for Sony.

    Sony blitzed it on hardware and policies. On those counts, it wasn’t even a competition.

    #31 1 year ago
  32. OlderGamer

    Sony hands down.

    #32 1 year ago
  33. monkees19

    On games? Nintendo, obviously. New Link to the Past entry, new Mario, new Pokemon. But overall, Sony. (And I’m hurting to say that being a Nintendo fan) but they blew up everything Microsoft said and displayed some awesome looking games as well.

    #33 1 year ago

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