High Score: The Best of Kotaku

Get up to speed quickly with all the pre-E3 hype and video game announcements from Kotaku. Here's what was most definitely goin' on last week.

E3 hype in full effect! We have tons of info coming in every day including release lists from tons of companies, plus some solid speculation from the Kotaku staff.

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Additionally, Nintendo is giving a trio of lucky gamers to play the Revolution before anyone else. Exciting pre-E3 waggle fest!

EA finally pulled the veil off of the long awaited Command & Conquer 3. Can EALA breath new life into the RTS genre? We'll find out in 2007.

Namco too had a bit of a surprise announcement last week, unveiling first screens (via Famitsu) of Ridge Racer 7 for the PlayStation 3. Expect to see a lot more of these types of reveals in the coming week.

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Brian C. sat down with clothing mogul and budding game producer Mark Ecko to talk about his game and his vision for the industry and most importantly, Bob Ross.

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Soon you'll be able to play with Paris Hilton and remain disease free. Gameloft announced that they're partnering with the hotel heir for mobile casual games starring Nicky's less attractive sister. Who's excited?!

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James Wagner Au graced Kotaku with another Second Life feature, beginning his personal top ten of the most elite and influential citizens in the 180K strong MMO. Keep your virtual eyes peeled for the rest, coming soon.

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Surely, we all know the advertising industry is slimy, but the Ubisoft marketing team proved just how slimy they can be with this intensely misleading Splinter Cell: Essentials print ad.

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Finally, (OMG) Guitar Hero II was announced! This is definitely the Best Week Ever(TM).

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