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May 19, 2006 at 2:25 PM

Best of E3: the verdicts are in

Video game Web sites are starting to tick off the “winners” of the Electronics Entertainment Expo, the video game convention held earlier this month. Here’s a wrapup of the early buzz out there:

1Up.com — Game of the show: Spore. Most original game: Wii Sports. Best action game: Lost Planet. Best adventure game: Zelda: Twilight Princess. Best shooting game: Quake Wars.

Next-Gen.biz — Top 5 of the top 20 playable games at E3: Children of Mana, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Lost Planet, Guitar Hero 2, Heavenly Sword.

PC World — Best of show: New controllers from Sony and Nintendo. Biggest coup: Microsoft snagging “Grand Theft Auto 4” for same-day release on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. Sony has had the exclusive sales window for the popular series.

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