The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012, commonly known as E3 2012, was the eighteenth Electronic Entertainment Expo held. E3 is an annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The event took place June 5–7, 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. E3 is used by many video game developers to present their upcoming games and game-related hardware. It was televised on Spike TV and streamed online to computers, mobile devices and on Xbox Live via IGN's application.

Resident Evil at E3

Resident Evil 6 was the only game to appear at E3 this year. There were three separate demos being played during the week.

  • Tuesday, 5 June at 15:00 local time - Leon demo
  • Wednesday, 6 June at 12:00 local time - Chris demo
  • Wednesday, 6 June at 15:00 local time - Jake demo

On Thursday, Hiroyuki Kobayashi attended a press conference regarding the game.


Preceded by
E3 2011
Electronic Entertainment Expo event
5–7 June 2012
Succeeded by
E3 2013