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Reliving the past: Best moment of E3 this decade

Every year, the big publishers and developers gather at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in downtown Los Angeles to show off their latest big name titles to the gaming world. Out of the huge announcements in the past ten years, however, which single one was the biggest and most unexpected?

Six years ago, at the Nintendo E3 Press Conference, Nintendo dropped a bomb shell of a trailer. Right after the company showcased their much anticipated handheld, the Nintendo DS, it seemed as if the conference was over at last -- and the anxious press could finally get their hands on it. However, as Reggie Fils-Aime returned to the stage to bid the attendees farewell, Nintendo showed off one last trailer for an unannounced, surprising game: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

The video showed an army of monsters marching in front of the horizon during sunset, with breaks to faintly show a figure riding on horseback. When the camera finally pans in to reveal Link riding Epona, the crowd went wild.

To make this moment even better, Shigeru Miyamoto stepped out of a smoke wall once the trailer was over -- he was holding a replica of the Hylian Shield and swinging the Master Sword

You can view a live cam video of this moment below -- it's certainly worth a watch, even if you've already seen it.

What is your favorite moment from an E3 the past ten years?

You can pick up a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess at your local GameStop.

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Comments

  • Bungie 4 years ago

    E3 has a lot of great momemts , each time Microsoft announced a steal from a PS3 exlusive only to make it better and bigger on our American masterpiece called Xbox 360!

    I can't wait for the next E3 , these games will come to the 360: Last Guardian (tamagochi wanna be but is welcome) , FFX Versus XIII with extra exclusive DLC and KHIII only on Xbox 360. All these announcements are confirmed just wait and see !

    Sometimes i feel pitty for the japanese PS3 toy...

  • Deitylink 4 years ago

    @bungie

    lol "all these announcements are confirmed" nice one, quite the industry inside you are..can i have your autograph?

  • bungie is a sad guy 4 years ago

    bungie is a sad guy, its true

  • Bungie IS a sad guy! 4 years ago

    I agree.

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