Well, Day One of E3 is in the books, and we're poised to launch into Day Two in
just a couple of hours. Rumours of the demise of the endangered 'Booth Babe' are
greatly exagerated - just check out the beginnings of our
name=gallery&file=index&include=view_album.php">Booth Babe Gallery for all the
proof you need! We've dispatched our very own CEO,
href="http://troon.blogs.tentonhammer.com">Troon, to gather that critical piece
of the E3 pie.
Speaking of pie... one of our most hotly debated questions to developers this
year is not how they plan to match or beat the 6-million-subscriber World of
Warcraft, but simply "Cake, or Pie?" Loaded with pastry entendres, we're committed
to getting you the answers! In yesterday's interview at Mythic for
=306">Warhammer Online, Sanya Weathers attempted to dodge the real answer by
replying, "Cheesecake". When they told her that was incorrect, Sanya deftly
distracted Ratboy with a shiny
object and made her escape. We'll get you next time, Sanya; our readers demand the
Speaking of pie... this hotel has none!
href="http://wtf.blogs.tentonhammer.com">WTF? What kind of hotel doesn't have
any pie? I demand to see the manager. Oh, and there's also no hot water left in
the system by the time 0700 rolls around in the morning - did the organizers of E3
book all the clean gamers into this place and put the smelly non-showering crowd
elsewhere? Hmmm, that's almost worth the lack of hot water, now that I consider
it. Well done, organizers.
On the 'less well-done' front for E3 - the Media Room. Once again, it's about
half the size it should be to accommodate the hordes of press that descend upon E3
every year. And every year, we all arrive first thing in the morning and play a
giant game of musical chairs as the place fills up in moments. I can almost here
the Star Trek fight song in my head as we rush around the table to claim our spot.
"Two thousand quatloos and a flashing Webzen choker necklace on the newcomers!"
That's all for "WTF?" today, from my guest spot on Boomjack's "Loading..." Stay
tuned to Ten Ton Hammer all this week for the latest and greatest MMO news from the
Electronics Entertainment Expo - we cover
it like nobody's business! No, really, it's none of their business, it's ours.