Los Angeles is where the gaming world looks to each May for the E3 Expo, where all three major platform holders are gauranteed to be making major announcements, and hundreds of other publishers and developers showcasing their forthcoming titles for the months ahead.

Of course, there's no way to predict everything that will be on show as some of the E3 announcements are closely guarded secrets, but we've taken a guess at some of the biggest titles which are expected to be pulling in the crowds during the show.

Microsoft
Xbox 360 - hardware, HD-DVD drive, other new accessories
Xbox Live Marketplace - new features and content
Xbox Live Arcade - announcement of forthcoming titles
Gears of War
Halo 3
Flight Simulator X
Too Human
Viva Pinata

Nintendo
Wii - hardware, launch date, pricing, games
DS Lite - US/European launch details
Metroid Prime 3

Sony
PlayStation 3 - launch date, pricing, hardware/accessories
PSP Spot - US/European rollout of WiFi service
Next Gran Turismo title
Formula One 2006

2K Games
BioShock
Dungeon Siege II: Broken World
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords
Sid Meier's Railroads
Stronghold Legends
The Da Vinci Code

Activision
Call of Duty 3
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam
Tony Hawk's Project 8
World Series of Poker

Atari
Alone in the Dark
Battlezone
Dungeons & Dragons: Tactics
HOT PXL
Test Drive Unlimited

EA
Army Of Two
Battlefield 2142
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
Crysis
Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover
Fifa 07
Madden NFL 07
NASCAR 07
Rail Simulator
Spore
Superman Returns: The Videogame
The Lord of the Rings, The Battle For Middle-earth II

Eidos
Bionicle Heroes
Just Cause
Reservoir Dogs

Konami
Pro Evolution Soccer 6

Midway
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon
RUSH
Stranglehold
Unreal Tournament 2007

Namco
Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception
Hellgate: London
Pac-man

Rockstar
Grand Theft Auto 4

Sega
Charlotte's Web
Full Auto 2: Battlelines
Rome: Total War - Alexander
Sonic Rivals
Sonic Wild Fire (working title)
Virtua Fighter 5
Virtua Tennis 3
World Pool Championship 2007
World Snooker Championship 2007

Square Enix
New Final Fantasy title

THQ
Frontlines: Fuel of War
Juiced: Eliminator
MotoGP '06
Saints Row