The annual E3 gaming show in Los Angeles is not open to the public. This will not be changing for 2016, however, a new “E3 Live 2016” event will let anyone in the area check out games and meet industry personalities.

E3 Live is being described as a “new, one-of-a-kind celebration of video games” and “E3’s first-ever gathering for gamers.” It is the event for folks who aren’t press to get in on the action, instead of just watching it from home.

Tickets are free, but are described as being in “limited” quantity. They will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The tickets are not yet available, but you can register here to grab them as soon as they start to distribute.

The event, which runs for a limited number of hours on June 14th, 15th, and 16th, is held at LA Live. This is located right next to the Los Angeles Convention Center, the actual site of E3, so fans will be close to the action. It’s open to all ages, but people under 17 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The website for E3 Live explains “there will be games, gadgets, and gear” to check out, while there will also be live music and, of course, dance competitions. Attendees will also be able to partake in “one-of-a-kind” photo ops and check out virtual reality demos. For collectors, there will also be merchandise available to buy at the event.

Are you interested in an event like this? Tell us in the comments below! Stay Tuned to Gamer Assault Weekly for more information as it is released and for all your gaming needs.

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John Donadio a.k.a. SomeBeardy2Love is the COO here at GAW. He once had a show that he produced, wrote, and co-hosted called the Wide World of Games, you can probably find it on youtube. He is also a co-host on a podcast called Party Up! John is an Action-Adventurer, platformer, RPGer, and FPS kind of gamer. Quick to play any game that has magic, swordplay, and/or stealthy elements. If you can customize a character he is in it for the long haul or just give me your 2D platform and he's a happy camper. What else do you expect from a gamer with a beard and a bow tie tattoo? Seriously.