This year will be my 23rd Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). I missed the first two shows, but I have always considered these big game trade shows to be an indispensable part of understanding the game industry and the people who make it happen. For those who like the business of joy, I recommend you go. But it’s worth soaking in a few tips from an old guy who can help you prepare. I’ve recycled some of the tips from years past, but I still have a lot of new things that are good for you to know. First, do not go to San Francisco or Las Vegas. This show will once again fill the cavernous Los Angeles Convention Center, with more than 200 exhibitors on the expo floor from Tuesday, June 11, until Thursday, June 13. More than 200 exhibitors will fill up all of the space at the convention center, according to Stanley Pierre-Louis, the CEO of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). Above: Shawn Layden, the head of Sony’s game studios, won’t be speaking at E3 2019. He gets a break. The ESA is the trade group that puts on the show, and in an interview with GamesBeat, Pierre-Louis said about 50 of the exhibitors are at the show for the first time. Since we have about 2.6 billion gam...