"Sony is and will continue to be the biggest loser at E3 by skipping the show, and I think they really should wake up," says the analyst.
ESA president Stanley Pierre-Louis says E3 2021 "provides a real unique opportunity to learn this year what we can apply to future events."
With so many rumoured and confirmed upcoming Switch games in the pipeline, what can we expect to see from the Big N at this year's E3?
With E3 2020 canceled, let's take a look back at Microsoft's best moments from previous shows.
Some of the greatest moments in gaming history.
The Big N's E3 replacement showcase might have fallen through.
The answer isn't as simple as you think it is.
With Sony no longer a part of the event, is E3 still as exciting as it once was?
Is your body ready?
If only Mr. Caffeine could "doodly doodly doop" these moments out of our memories.
This year's E3 has a number of potential show-stoppers - take a look at 30 of them here.
The world has evolved, but E3 has failed to keep up with it, according to Sony’s Shawn Layden.
"I think they're fools to bypass the show. And they'll be back," says Pachter.
It’s about finding ways to innovate in how Nintendo communicates with its audience, apparently.
Nintendo still sees more user engagement during E3 than any other time of the year.
Phil Spencer talks about how E3 allows everyone to "come to one place and just share their love of video games."
Nintendo says that it could go back to live conferences for future E3s.
Bethesda has something up its sleeve- but what?
So you need to wait just a little more.
What does Mordor have in store for you this time?