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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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Top 5 Best-Selling Books — Week Of March 6, 2013

This week's 5 best-selling books as compiled by The Onion Book Review:

  1. Just A Couple More Things About Kevin Lionel Shriver (Harper Perennial, $13.99) The author just remembered a few more things regarding Kevin, but bear with her, it won’t take too long.
  2. Touched By My Uncle Cleo Andrews (Simon & Schuster, $7.99) An uncle connects with his niece on his deathbed. What? Incest? Why do people always think this book is about incest?
  3. What To Inspect When You’re Inspecting Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel (Workman, $14.95) Advice for detectives about to embark on their first case.
  4. Dinner Party: Threat Level Seven Delta Tango Tom Clancy (Putnam, $27.95) A group of friends gather for a meal on the eve of China’s invasion of Taiwan.
  5. Scared Trees? Orndell Smirth (Oxford, $17.35) Are trees scared? Tree expert Dr. Orndell Smirth asks that question over and over again in a variety of ways.

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