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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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Schedule For 2013 San Diego Comic-Con

Sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book fans from around the world will converge on Southern California this weekend for the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International. Here are some of the most anticipated events of the four-day convention:

  • Day 1: Introductory seminar explaining all the major superheroes and what their powers are
  • Day 1: Exclusive panel with none of the creators and writers of Dexter
  • Day 2: Harrison Ford arrives early to make sure he doesn’t miss a single opportunity to discuss Han Solo
  • Day 2: Something involving manga that is literally too sad to print
  • Day 2: San Diego Chargers coaching staff holds open tryouts to try to find unknown talent
  • Day 2: Panel with eight microphones and eight glasses of water
  • Day 3: LeVar Burton debuts homemade film Roots In Space
  • Day 3: The cast and writers of Psych answer halfhearted questions from tired convention attendees who just want a place to sit down
  • Day 4: Judges present the Best Costume award to the convention attendee who looks the most like an overweight version of a fictional character
  • Day 4: Black-tie dinner

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