2018 E3 Expo: Biggest highlights and trends from the video game world

We break down the highlights from this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, where companies like Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo unveiled new games and future plans.
Gaming fans play Super Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch at the 24th Electronic Expo, or E3 2018, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2018 where hardware manufacturers, software developers and the video game industry present their new games at the three-day event between June 12-14. (AFP/Getty Images)

This year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, just wrapped up in Los Angeles, California. The E3 Expo is a massive trade show where all the biggest video game companies, such as Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo, unveil their new games and future plans.

This year e-sports took centre stage with one of the biggest North American outdoor live video game tournaments ever, for the popular survival game Fortnite. To help us break this all down, q's Tom Power talks to Julia Alexander, a senior internet culture reporter for the video game outlet Polygon.

Listen to the full conversation above. 

Produced by Mitch Pollock


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