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Biggest Announcements From E3

Each June, E3, or The Electronic Entertainment Expo, hosts game developers showing off their latest products. Here are this year’s most exciting announcements:

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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Notorious R.I.P.

The Notorious B.I.G. was shot to death last week, almost six months to the day after fellow "gangsta" rapper Tupac Shakur was killed. What do you think about the escalating violence in the rap world?
  • "I believe there is a connection between this murder and last November's slaying of Whitney Houston."

    Herb Petersen Limnologist
  • "There was once a man killed for rapping the gospel. They nailed Him to a cross. His name was Jesus."

    Theresa Hull Roofer
  • "Damn... Know what I'm sayin'?"

    Chad Schorr Systems Analyst
  • "Congress has simply got to start increasing public-service announcement funding."

    Kevin Hyland Legal Secretary
  • "These rap stars have got to stop trying to emulate their fans."

    Lorraine Woolhouse Science Teacher
  • "It's the same as all those East Coast-West Coast killings back in the big band days. Artie Shaw. Tommy Dorsey. And they still don't know what happened to Benny Goodman."

    Patrick Prozinski Nutritionist

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