The band raged on, playing vintage rhythm-and-blues hits inside what was designed to appear as a New Orleans street corner. From the balcony above, men and women tossed beads to the onlookers.
Now in its second decade, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, which concluded Thursday night at the Los Angeles Convention Center, endures as part industry trade show and part party, all designed to hype the latest in video games.
"Mafia III," from publisher 2K Games, was the game getting the grand New Orleans-style treatment. Elsewhere, Nintendo showcased its latest "The Legend of Zelda"