E3 2018: Live news from the biggest video game event of the year

Join the Guardian’s video games editor Keza MacDonald and correspondent Keith Stuart for news from Microsoft’s Xbox press conference and the reveal of Bethesda’s new Fallout game on day one of E3

8.24pm BST

Hundreds of people are currently waiting outside the Microsoft Theatre in LA in the blazing heat. Keith Stuart is with them and it is reportedly exceedingly uncomfortable.

8.18pm BST

Hello and welcome to the Guardian’s E3 2018 liveblog. I’m Keza MacDonald, video games editor, and together with correspondent Keith Stuart we’ll be reporting live from the Xbox press conference today, where Microsoft will lift the lid on what’s ahead for gaming on Xbox One and Windows. That kicks off at 1pm PDT (9pm in the UK).

Later on, we’ll join Bethesda for a press conference about the new Fallout game, Fallout 76, and whatever else the giant publisher is up to this year. That kicks off around 6.30pm PDT (2.30am in the UK).

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Samsung Galaxy A6+ hands-on: a bit of this, a bit of that

Samsung has made a small change with the new Galaxy A-Class of the year. A pinch of Galaxy J-class with a shot of Galaxy S8 or even S9 and the Galaxy A6+ is now ready. To find out how much the Galaxy A6+ has received from its predecessors, check out our review of the 2018 mid-range smartphone from Samsung.

(This is a preview – click here to read the entire entry.)

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