It gave us fresh looks at the stunning Tomb Raider, Uncharted 3, Elder Scrolls, BioShock: Infinite and many more, as well as fresh entries in the Hitman and Far Cry series - and, of course, a brand new Nintendo console.
But much of E3 2011 left us a little red-faced - and here's why.
Dorkly has put together a video of E3 2011's most cringeworthy moments, and it makes for painful, must-watch viewing.
Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft's conferences come in for particular grillings.
"Nice job Jeremy!"