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E3 2010 highlights: Kinect, Nintendo 3DS, Twisted Metal, Gran Turismo 5

In this E3 2010 wrap-up, Geekend contributor Andy Moon highlights photos and videos from the gaming conference and reveals his favorites, which include Fallout: New Vegas and Ghost Recon.

The E3 2010 gaming conference was held June 15 - June 17 in Los Angeles, and GameSpot reports that approximately 45,600 people from 90 countries attended the event. The GameSpot crew logged long hours collecting the skinny on all the game announcements, and here are some of the highlights.

Two of the biggest headlines from E3 2010 are that Project Natal is now called Kinect for Xbox 360 and Nintendo unveiled the 3DS, but I'm most excited about Twisted Metal, TRON: Evolution, Mortal Kombat, Fallout: New Vegas, and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. (The Ghost Recon graphics are awesome, though it looks to be a little slower than the pace at which I normally play, being that I'm a Halo guy.)

Twisted Metal for PS3 announced during Sony press conference at E3 2010. (Photo credit: GameSpot)

E3 2010 galleries on TechRepublic

For more about E3 2010, check out these galleries on TechRepublic, which feature games, consoles, costumes, and more.

E3 2010 videos on GameSpot

Here's a collection of some of GameSpot's videos (which include interviews, demos, trailers, and tips) from day three of the gaming convention.

What was missing at E3 2010?

CNET editors are already reflecting on what was missing at E3 2010. Several points they raise are: the portable PlayStation didn't get a price drop, many of the titles mentioned won't be released until 2011, and there was no mention of casual games such as FarmVille and Mafia Wars.

What games from E3 2010 are your favorites?

After checking out these E3 2010 photos and videos, which games interest you the most? Will you buy a console just to play one of these games? (I plan to buy a PlayStation in 2011 so I can play Twisted Metal when it comes out.) Let us know in the discussion.

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