This week, the Electronic Entertainment Expo commences in Los Angeles.

For video game fans, E3 might as well be a week-long holiday—it's when all of the major publishers, including Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, EA, and Ubisoft, announce their upcoming releases for the second half of the year and beyond.

We've rounded up seven of the most impressive highlights of the show so far, so you don't have to dig through Twitter to see what everyone is talking about.