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The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) will hold its Official E3 2021 Awards Show on June 15 as part of the all-digital four-day E3 expo.

The awards event represent a way for E3 to garner more attention for its digital event as well as a way to recover some viewers who have otherwise been turning to Geoff Keighley’s Summer Games Fest and other shows during the past year.

One of the things that isn’t happening this year is the E3 Game Critics Awards. They depend on folks seeing game demos in person. E3 itself will air as an online event from June 12 to June 15. Last year, the event was canceled outright.

The judges for the Official E3 2021 Awards Show will include editors from IGN, GameSpot, PC Gamer, and GamesRadar+.


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Stanley Pierre-Louis, the CEO of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) trade group, said the awards will recognize the show’s most anticipated games and the broadcast will be packed with exciting announcements and reveals. The media panel will focus on selecting the “Most Anticipated” game of E3 2021, as well as recognizing “Most Anticipated” titles from each participating publisher and developer.

The E3 live broadcast’s hosts are Greg Miller, Jacki Jing, and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez. It will feature new and upcoming game reveals, publisher press conferences, developer interviews, panel discussions, and more.

In addition to the E3 broadcast being included in the official E3 2021 portal and app, the primary hubs to watch the broadcast include:

  • E3’s Twitch Channel:
  • E3’s YouTube Channel:
  • E3’s Twitter:
  • E3’s Facebook:


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