In pictures: E3 2008 picks and pans

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E3 2008 Picks and Pans

Well, the E3 Media & Business Summit has wrapped up for another year and as always, some of the games we wanted to see were unveiled, but many weren't. Our gut feeling: The smaller, media-only event still doesn't feel quite right despite this year's return to its Los Angeles Convention Center roots.
A fleeting CGI trailer of God of War 3 was a perfect example of Sony's press conference: full of promises and plenty of "be patient" posturing. It lacked the one or two zingers Microsoft landed at its press event (even with the last-minute decision to postpone a major Halo-related Bungie announcement). Meanwhile, Nintendo impressed with Wii Sports Resort and Wii Music, though may have put off hardcore gamers in the process. Of course, a variety of other hot games also caught out our eye...
Click next to see what Matt Peckham, Darren Gladstone and Danny Allen from PC World (US) thought of the show.

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