It doesn't seem anywhere near 12 months since the last time, but it's May again, meaning the computer games industry is holding the annual Electronics Entertainment Exposition (or E3 for short) in Los Angeles.

As ever with E3 it's hard to know exactly what will be on show until the doors are open and the announcements are made official, but many publishers have hinted at the games which will be shown or made official announcements - we've filled in the gaps where the information has been less forthcoming, with what we expect could be on show come May 12th.

Microsoft booth #304/305/1246 in the South Hall
Blinx 2
Conker: Live & Uncut
Halo 2
Jade Empire
Perfect Dark: Zero
True Fantasy Live Online

Dungeon Siege II
Zoo Tycoon 2

Expected announcements: Upgrades to Xbox Live service including games using the recently depoloyed Tsunami features. Potential details on Xbox 2. Information about new games using the Microsoft XNA development platform.


Nintendo booth #510/2816 in the West Hall
Donkey Konga
Fire Emblem
Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
Paper Mario 2
Pikmin 2
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest
Mario Golf: Advance Tour

Expected announcements: Full unveiling of the Nintendo DS (and it's proper name), along with details of the launch titles and pricing.

Nokia booth #1524 in the South Hall
New N-Gage QD handset in action

Expected announcements: Details of new games for the N-Gage.

Sony booth #512/2416 in the West Hall
PlayStation 2
Athens Summer Olympics
ATV Offroad Fury 3
Dark Cloud 3
Formula 1 2005
Gran Turismo 4
Rise of the Kisai
Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain
The Getaway 2
World Tour Soccer 2005
Eye Toy games/applications (including EyeToy Chat)

Expected announcements: Possible hardware price cut or bundle announcement for the PlayStation 2. Revealing of the PlayStation Portable with full launch details and pricing confirmed. Chance of news on PlayStation 3.

That's the four main platform holders covered, but there's hundreds of other publishers and developers all making announcements at E3 - far too many to list here, so we've got a selection from the biggest names, based on the lineup's that they've announced, and some (random) guesses that we've made.

Acclaim booth #152 in the Concourse Hall
100 Bullets
All-Star Baseball 2005
Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers
Showdown: Legends of Wrestling
The Red Star

Top tip: Juiced


Activision booth #1224 in the South Hall
Call of Duty: Finest Hour
Call of Duty: United Offensive
Doom 3
DreamWorks' Shark Tale
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Rome: Total War
Spider-Man 2
The Movies
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
X-Men: Legends

Top tip: Doom 3


Atari booth #4003 in the Petree Hall
Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone
Godzilla: Save the Earth
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
Shadow Ops: Red Mercury
Terminator 3: Redemption

Top tip: RollerCoaster Tycoon 3


Capcom booth #1324 in the South Hall
Crimson Tears
Killer 7
Megaman X8
Monster Hunter
Resident Evil 4
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Under the Skin
Viewtiful Joe 2

Top tip: Killer 7

Codemasters booth #646 in the South Hall
Club Football 2005
Colin McRae Rally 2005
IndyCar Series 2005
MTV Music Generator 3
Second Sight
Soldiers: Heroes of World War II
Wartime Comand

Top tip: Colin McRae Rally 2005, Perimeter


Eidos booth #924 in the South Hall
Crash 'n' Burn
Get On Da Mic
Imperial Glory

Top tip: Crash 'n' Burn

Electronic Arts booth #1000 in the South Hall
Battlefield: Modern Combat
Burnout 3
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent
Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban
Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
TimeSplitters Future Perfect
The Sims 2
The URBZ: Sims in the City
Various sports titles including FIFA, Tiger Woods PGA Tour, Madden NFL, NBA Live, NHL

Top tip: GoldenEye: Rogue Agent, The Sims 2


Konami booth #800 in the South Hall
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Silent Hill 4: The Room
Dance Dance Revolution Extreme
Rave Master International

Top tip: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

LucasArts booth #153 in the Concourse Hall
Star Wars Battlefront
Star Wars Galaxies: The Jump to Lightspeed
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
Star Wars: Republic Commando

Top tip: Star Wars Battlefront


Midway booth #4001 in the Petree Hall
Area 51
Midway Arcade Treasures 2
MLB Slugfest: Loaded
Mortal Kombat: Deception
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
Shadow Hearts: Covenant

Top tip: Area 51

Namco booth #1300 in the South Hall
Ace Combat 5
Dead to Rights II
Death By Degrees
Street Racing Syndicate
Tekken 5
Time Crisis: Crisis Zone

Top tip: Tekken 5

Sega booth #151 in the Concourse Hall
Blood Will Tell
ESPN series of sports titles
Headhunter Redemption
Otogi 2
OutRun 2
Sega SuperStars
Sonic Mega Collection Plus
Spikeout Battle Street
Worms Forts Under Siege

Top tip: Headhunter Redemption


Square Enix booth #624 in the South Hall
Final Fantasy XII
Front Mission 4
Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel
Metal Slug series
Samurai Shodown 5
Star Ocean Till the End of Time

Top tip: Final Fantasy XII

Take 2 booth #309 in the South Hall
Close Combat: First to Fight
Close Combat: Red Phoenix
Duke Nukem Forever
Emergency 3
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition
Superstar Dance Club
Vietcong: Purple Haze

Top tip: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

THQ booth #1024 in the South Hall
Destroy All Humans!
Full Spectrum Warrior
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl
Tak 2: The Staff of Dreams
The Incredibles
The Polar Express
The Punisher
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War
WWE Day of Reckoning

Top tip: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl


Ubi Soft booth #1046 in the South Hall
Far Cry Instincts
Myst IV: Revelation
Pacific Fighters
Playboy: The Mansion
Prince of Persia 2
Rocky Legends
Silent Hunter III
Star Ocean Till the End of Time
The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee
The Settlers: Heritage of Kings
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3

Top tip: Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3


Vivendi booth #1200 in the South Hall
Crash Bandicoot: Unlimited PS2 Xb
Empire Earth 2
Evil Genius
Fight Club
Ground Control 2: Operation Exodus
Half-Life 2
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude
Men of Valor: The Vietnam War
Predator: Concrete Jungle
Red Ninja: End of Honor
Spyro: A Hero's Tail
Starcraft: Ghost
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
Tribes: Vengeance
World of Warcraft

Top tip: Half-Life 2


Infinium Labs to unveil their "Phantom" gaming service, with a launch expected before Christmas 2005.

Full coverage of the expo and all the major news stories from E3 as they break will be right here on GamesPaper, and our special E3 newswire runs throughout the week on the front page of the site.