(Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)The video game industry is about to level up again.
The annual E3 video game expo, now in its 18th year, storms Los Angeles next week. Big things are always expected from the show, which has traditionally been the go-to convention for major product announcements and huge game reveals. If it's a big deal, it probably started off at E3.
That said, trying to figure out exactly what will be shown in any given year is often an exercise in futility. Companies have a habit of yanking news at the last minute, or even intentionally misleading insiders just to whip up some hype.
But last year we came pretty close, so we hooked up an NES controller to our trusty crystal ball, punched in the Konami Code, and are taking another crack at predicting what the immediate future has in store.
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