E3 1997

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In 1997, E3 was held in Atlanta, Georgia, where some of what would become the most popular first-person shooter games were unveiled, such as Half-Life and Unreal. Other first person shooters included Sin, Daikatana, Prey, Quake II and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II. In addition, the stealth action game Metal Gear Solid for the PlayStation was unveiled as well as Panzer Dragoon Saga for the Saturn. Superman, the 1999 video game for Nintendo 64, was also shown at E3 1997 and has been considered "one of the worst video games of all time". The expo received 40,000 attendees.