This year, ESA and E3 are teaming up to broadcast the E3 Coliseum, a two-day livestream with interviews with some of the biggest gaming developers in the world, as well as sneak previews to all kinds of announcements. The first part of the broadcast, hosted by The Game Awards’ Geoff Keighley, is set to start on June 13th at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (or 2:00 PM Eastern Time). The second part of the E3 Coliseum starts at the same time tomorrow, Wednesday, June 14th.
A full schedule of the events on the broadcast today is available right here (times are listed in Pacific Time):
11:00 AM – Noon:
God of War: Behind the Curtain
It’s been one year since game director Cory Barlog and his team at Santa Monica Studio introduced fans around the world to a bold new vision for God of War. Join us as Cory and other members of the development team share new insights and recount challenges overcome, delving further into writing, world building, combat design, and the powerful father/son relationship at the heart of Kratos’ new beginning. Moderated by Michele Morrow.
Noon – 12:30 PM:
For over 25 years, Bungie has pushed the video game industry in bold new directions. Join Bungie CEO Pete Parsons for a wide-ranging discussion about his career, the industry, and Bungie’s next release, Destiny 2. Moderated by WWE superstar (and devoted Destiny fan) Big Show.
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM:
Join host Chris Hardwick for a keynote discussion about building worlds across entertainment mediums, with a focus on video games. Hardwick will be joined by astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson, director James Gunn, Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford, and 343 Industries’ Kiki Wolfkill.
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM:
Ubisoft presents a look at what’s next from Assassin’s Creed.
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM:
What Game From E3 Will Make You the Next Online Gaming Superstar?
In a world where online content creators can make or break the success of a new game, discover which games from this year’s E3 are going to make the biggest splash with the world’s largest online creators. Join MatPat, creator of The Game Theorists YouTube channel (more than 8 million subscribers, 2016 winner of the Streamy Award for Best Gaming Channel), to find out which games are making a mark at E3 in the eyes of top Twitch and YouTube streamers. Learn what makes some games great to play and others great to watch for millions of fans on YouTube and Twitch.
2:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Join Bethesda Softworks for a look at a newly announced title that will be seen for the first time at their E3 2017 Showcase.
3:15 PM- 4:00 PM
Don’t miss when Square Enix presents a live demonstration of a newly announced title being showcased at E3 2017.
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
For over two decades, the team at Epic Games has built some of the video game industry’s most talked about titles. Join members of Epic at E3 Coliseum for a behind-the-scenes look at the developer’s next release.
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Swing Behind the Scenes With the New Spider-Man for PS4
Join key members of both Insomniac Games and Marvel for a peek into the upcoming Spider-Man collaboration for the PS4.
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM:
Project Scorpio: The Most Powerful Place to Create and Play
Discover how Xbox built a powerful development platform in Project Scorpio with game creators in mind. Featuring key members of the Xbox team, including Turn 10 Studios and The Coalition. Moderated by Xbox Live’s Larry Hryb (Major Nelson).
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM:
Jack Black in Conversation with Tim Schafer
Over the past 30 years Tim Schafer has created some of the gaming industry’s most hilariously memorable worlds and characters. The multi-talented Jack Black (star of Brutal Legend) leads a wide-ranging conversation with Tim about his career, creative process, and yes, Psychonauts 2.